Country: Nepal

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Number of People Groups

46

Unreached People Groups

45

Total Population

497,000

Buddhist

23.4 %

Christian

1.9 %

Hindu

73.4 %

Muslim

0.1 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

1.2 %
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Ansari 60 Bhojpuri - 60 - - - -
 Badhai, Hindu 100 Bhojpuri 100 - - - - -
 Bairagi, Hindu 2,200 Nepali 2,200 - - - - -
 Bangali, Hindu Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Bania 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Bania, Marwadi 30 Marwari 30 - - - - -
 Barhamu 1,200 Nepali 1,100 - 60 40 - -
 Bhote 700 Nepali 300 - 400 - - -
 Bhotia, Sherpa 3,300 Sherpa 100 - 3,100 90 - -
 Brahman 72,000 Nepali 72,000 - 100 80 - 100
Brahman, Hill 72,000 Nepali 72,000 - 100 80 - 100
 Chepang, Tsepang 24,000 Chepang 16,000 - 4,000 2,900 30 600
 Chhetri 66,000 Nepali 66,000 - 200 50 - 60
 Danuwar Rai Unknown Danuwar - - - - - -
 Darai Unknown Darai - - - - - -
 Darjee 8,600 Nepali 8,400 - 100 50 - -
 Dhobi, Hindu 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Dosadh, Hindu 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
Gandharva 700 Nepali 700 - - - - 20
 Gharti 5,000 Nepali 4,800 - 80 20 - 30
 Gurung 23,000 Gurung, Western 7,500 - 15,000 200 - 400
 Jirel 40 Jirel - - 30 - - -
 Kami 6,600 Nepali 6,400 - 100 60 - -
 Koiri, Hindu 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Kumal 10,000 Nepali 10,000 - 30 - - -
 Limbu 600 Limbu - - - - - 600
 Lohar, Hindu 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Magar 26,000 Nepali 23,000 - 3,200 200 - 100
 Majhi 50 Nepali 40 - - - - -
 Nai, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Newah 41,000 Newar 34,000 - 6,300 200 - 60
 Pahari 300 Nepali 200 - 40 - - 20
 Pasi, Hindu Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Rai 4,200 Nepali 900 - 70 300 - 3,000
 Rajbansi Unknown Rajbanshi - - - - - -
 Sarki 13,000 Nepali 13,000 - 100 200 - 60
 Sayyid 60 Maithili - 60 - - - -
 Shaikh 400 Nepali - 400 - - - -
 Siyar 500 Nepali - - 500 - - -
 Sonar, Hindu 2,800 Nepali 2,700 - 20 40 - -
 Sunuwar 2,500 Nepali 1,900 - 20 80 - 500
 Tamang 92,000 Tamang, Eastern 4,000 - 83,000 4,800 - 100
 Thakali 40 Nepali - - 20 - - -
 Thakuri 15,000 Nepali 15,000 - 60 50 - -
 Thami 200 Thangmi 90 - 30 - - 60
 Tharu 600 Tharu, Dangaura 600 - - - - -
  Totals:  46 497,000   45 364,000 500 116,000 9,400 50 5,800

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