Country: Nepal

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Number of People Groups

191

Unreached People Groups

185

Total Population

4,352,000

Buddhist

23.6 %

Christian

0.9 %

Hindu

74.4 %

Muslim

0.4 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.8 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Abdul 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
Adibasi 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Ahar 50 Awadhi 50 - - - - -
Amat 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Ansari 1,000 Bhojpuri - 1,000 - - - -
 Apapanthi 30 Awadhi 30 - - - - -
 Arakh 70 Awadhi 70 - - - - -
 Arora, Sikh 100 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Badhai, Hindu 400 Bhojpuri 400 - - - - -
 Badhai, Muslim 20 Nepali - 20 - - - -
Badhi, Hindu 600 Nepali 600 - - - - -
 Baha'i 90 Hindi - - - - - 90
 Bahna, Hindu 100 Awadhi 100 - - - - -
 Bairagi, Hindu 20,000 Nepali 20,000 - 40 - - 20
 Bangali, Hindu 1,900 Bengali 1,900 - - 20 - -
 Bania 9,100 Hindi 8,400 - - - - 700
 Bania, Agarwal 2,000 Hindi 1,700 - - - - 300
 Bania, Mahesri 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
Bania, Marwadi 3,500 Marwari 3,500 - - - - 80
 Bania, Oswal 600 Hindi 400 - - - - 300
 Bania, Porwal 300 Hindi 300 - - - - 40
 Banjara, Hindu 60 Nepali 60 - - - - -
 Bantar 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
 Barhamu 1,300 Nepali 1,200 - 80 40 - -
 Bari, Hindu 800 Nepali 800 - - - - -
 Bedia, Hindu 90 Bhojpuri 90 - - - - -
Bedia, Muslim 30 Maithili - 30 - - - -
 Beldar, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Bhangi, Hindu 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
 Bhangi, Muslim 20 Maithili - 20 - - - -
 Bhar 50 Bhojpuri 50 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja, Hindu 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Bhat, Hindu 50 Nepali 50 - - - - -
Bhathiara, Muslim 20 Awadhi - 20 - - - -
 Bhisti 70 Awadhi - 70 - - - -
 Bhoi, Hindu 1,000 Maithili 1,000 - - - - -
 Bhote 3,400 Nepali 1,100 - 2,300 20 - -
 Bhotia, Buddhist 900 Sherpa - - 900 - - -
 Bhotia, Sherpa 54,000 Sherpa 2,000 - 52,000 800 20 70
 Bhuyiar 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Bind 100 Bhojpuri 100 - - - - -
 Bote-Majhi 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Brahman 673,000 Nepali 671,000 - 1,000 400 - 900
Brahman, Hill 667,000 Nepali 665,000 - 1,000 400 - 600
Byansi 50 Byangsi 50 - - - - -
 Chamar 600 Bhojpuri 600 - - - - -
 Chepang, Tsepang 25,000 Chepang 17,000 - 4,200 3,000 30 600
 Chhetri 638,000 Nepali 615,000 - 24,000 900 - 500
 Chidimar Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Christian unspecified 60 Nepali - - - 60 - -
Churaute 300 Nepali - 300 - - - -
 Danuwar Rai 3,400 Danuwar 3,400 - - - - -
Darai 100 Darai 100 - - - - -
 Darjee 50,000 Nepali 48,000 - 600 500 - 100
 Darzi, Hindu 900 Nepali 900 - - - - 20
 Darzi, Muslim 400 Nepali - 400 - - - -
 Dhanuk 900 Maithili 900 - - - - -
 Dhimal 1,300 Dhimal 1,200 - - - - 20
 Dhobi, Hindu 1,200 Maithili 1,200 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Muslim 100 Nepali - 100 - - - -
 Dom, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Dosadh, Hindu 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Drukpa Unknown Dzongkha - - - - - -
 Dura 100 Nepali 40 - 90 - - -
 Faqir 40 Nepali - 40 - - - -
 Gadaria, Hindu 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
 Gaddi 30 Bhojpuri - 30 - - - -
Gandharva 1,100 Nepali 1,100 - 20 20 - 20
 Gangai 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Gharti 16,000 Nepali 15,000 - 400 100 - 100
 Gonrhi 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Goriya, Hindu Unknown Awadhi - - - - - -
 Gosain, Hindu 60 Nepali 60 - - - - -
 Gujar, Hindu 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Gujar, Muslim 20 Bhojpuri - 20 - - - -
 Gurung 90,000 Gurung, Western 14,000 - 73,000 1,400 20 600
 Hadi Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Hajam 900 Bhojpuri - 900 - - - -
 Halwai, Hindu 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 600 Chinese, Mandarin - - 600 - - 200
Hayu 70 Wayu 60 - - - - -
 Jat, Hindu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Jat, Sikh 300 Nepali - - - - 300 -
Jimdar 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Jirel 1,700 Jirel 300 - 1,300 80 - 20
 Jogi, Hindu 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
 Kahar, Hindu 20 Bhojpuri 20 - - - - -
 Kaibartta 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Kalal, Hindu 20 Bhojpuri 20 - - - - -
 Kalu 40 Bengali - 40 - - - -
 Kalwar, Hindu 3,400 Maithili 3,400 - - - - -
 Kamar Unknown Bhojpuri - - - - - -
 Kami 25,000 Nepali 24,000 - 600 200 - -
 Kandu 500 Bhojpuri 500 - - - - -
 Kawar 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
 Kayastha, Hindu 2,100 Maithili 2,100 - - - - -
Khambu 60 Nepali 60 - - - - -
 Khatik, Hindu 20 Awadhi 20 - - - - -
 Khatri, Hindu 60 Panjabi, Eastern 60 - - - - -
 Khatwa 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Kisan 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
 Koiri, Hindu 2,500 Maithili 2,500 - - - - -
 Koli 20 Awadhi 20 - - - - -
 Korwa Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Kumal 17,000 Nepali 16,000 - 100 50 - 40
 Kumhar, Hindu 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Kurmi, Hindu 1,100 Bhojpuri 1,100 - - - - -
 Kyerung 1,600 Kyerung 1,200 - 1,600 - - -
Laheri, Hindu 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
Laheri, Muslim Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Lepcha, Lapche 300 Lepcha 20 - 300 - - -
 Lhomi, Shing Saapa 50 Lhomi - - 40 - - -
 Limbu 11,000 Limbu 7,100 - 400 200 - 3,600
 Loba, Mustang 50 Loke - - 50 - - -
 Lodha 40 Awadhi 40 - - - - -
 Lohar, Hindu 400 Nepali 400 - - - - -
 Lohar, Muslim 30 Maithili - 30 - - - -
 Lunia, Hindu 200 Bhojpuri 200 - - - - -
 Magar 99,000 Nepali 84,000 - 13,000 1,900 - 200
 Mahishya 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Majhi 13,000 Nepali 12,000 - 80 50 20 900
 Mali, Hindu 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Mallah, Hindu 1,400 Maithili 1,400 - - - - -
Manangi 70 Manangba - - 70 - - -
 Manihar 30 Nepali - 30 - - - -
 Mech 30 Bodo 30 - - - - -
 Moghal 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Mugali 400 Mugom 30 - 300 - - -
 Munda, Horo Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Murao, Hindu 100 Awadhi 100 - - - - -
 Musahar, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Nai, Hindu 1,900 Maithili 1,900 - - - - -
 Namasudra, Hindu 50 Maithili 50 - - - - -
Nanbai 80 Bhojpuri - 80 - - - -
 Nat, Hindu 50 Bhojpuri 50 - - - - -
 Nau Buddh 20 Nepali - - 20 - - -
 Newah 918,000 Newar 734,000 - 180,000 4,200 20 400
 Oraon, Dhangar 70 Kurux, Nepali 70 - - - - -
 Pahari 11,000 Nepali 8,300 - 1,700 300 - 900
 Pashtun, Northern 300 Bhojpuri - 300 - - - -
 Pasi, Hindu 40 Nepali 40 - - - - -
 Patwa, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
Pawaria, Muslim Unknown Bhojpuri - - - - - -
Phri 900 Nepali 800 - 90 - - -
 Pinjara 400 Bhojpuri - 400 - - - -
 Pod 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Qassab 80 Nepali - 80 - - - -
 Qazi 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Rai 45,000 Nepali 23,000 - 1,100 2,100 - 19,000
 Rajbansi 500 Rajbanshi 400 - - - - 20
 Rajbhar 500 Bhojpuri 500 - - - - -
Raji 20 Raji 20 - - - - -
 Rajput 4,400 Maithili 4,400 - - - - 40
Rajput, Marwadi 100 Marwari 100 - - - - -
 Rajput, Sikh 200 Hindi 20 - - - 100 -
 Rangrez, Muslim 30 Bhojpuri - 30 - - - -
Raute 20 Raute 20 - - - - -
 Rayeen, Muslim 80 Maithili - 80 - - - -
 Santal, Hor 100 Santhali 100 - - 20 - -
 Sarki 51,000 Nepali 49,000 - 1,100 800 20 200
 Sayyid 1,300 Maithili - 1,300 - - - -
 Shaikh 11,000 Nepali - 11,000 - - - -
 Sherpa, Helambu 16,000 Helambu Sherpa 40 - 16,000 - - -
 Silpkar, Hindu 100 Awadhi 100 - - - - -
 Siyar 500 Nepali - - 500 - - -
 Sonar, Hindu 6,600 Nepali 6,500 - 40 70 - -
 Sunri, Hindu 1,000 Maithili 1,000 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 9,900 Nepali 8,400 - 200 300 - 1,100
 Surel 50 Sunwar - - 50 - - -
 Tajpuriya 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Tamang 735,000 Tamang, Eastern 70,000 - 644,000 20,000 - 1,200
 Tamboli, Hindu 90 Nepali 90 - - - - -
Tangbe 20 Nepali - - 20 - - -
 Tanti, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Teli, Hindu 4,000 Maithili 4,000 - - - - -
 Teli, Muslim 50 Nepali - 50 - - - -
 Thakali 2,900 Nepali 800 - 1,200 40 - -
 Thakali Marphali 300 Thakali - - 300 - - -
Thakali Tin Gaule 50 Thakali - - 50 - - -
 Thakuri 38,000 Nepali 38,000 - 500 200 - -
Thakuria 80 Bhojpuri - 80 - - - -
 Thami 2,500 Thangmi 900 - 400 40 - 900
 Tharu 21,000 Tharu, Dangaura 19,000 - 300 600 - -
 Thathera, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Tibetan, Bhotia 1,400 Tibetan, Central - - 1,400 - - 20
 Tiyar 20 Maithili - - - - - -
 Turaiha Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
Walang 20 Bantawa 20 - - - - -
 Yadav, Hindu 5,900 Maithili 5,900 - - - - -
 Yakha 300 Yakkha 300 - - - - -
Yehlmo 20 Nepali - - 20 - - -
  Totals:  191 4,352,000   185 3,236,000 17,000 1,026,000 39,000 700 33,000

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