Country: Nepal

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Number of People Groups

177

Unreached People Groups

174

Total Population

1,900,000

Buddhist

2.9 %

Christian

0.3 %

Hindu

91.2 %

Muslim

5.2 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.3 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Abdul 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Adibasi 50 Nepali 50 - - - - -
 Ahar 100 Awadhi 100 - - - - -
 Ansari 2,900 Bhojpuri - 2,900 - - - -
 Apapanthi 200 Awadhi 200 - - - - -
 Arakh 400 Awadhi 400 - - - - -
 Badhai, Hindu 2,900 Bhojpuri 2,900 - - - - -
 Badhai, Muslim 900 Nepali - 900 - - - -
Badhi, Hindu 1,200 Nepali 1,200 - - - - -
 Badhi, Muslim 500 Nepali - 500 - - - -
 Bahelia, Hindu 60 Nepali 60 - - - - -
 Bahna, Hindu 90 Awadhi 90 - - - - -
 Bairagi, Hindu 20,000 Nepali 20,000 - 30 20 - 30
 Bangali, Hindu 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Bania 13,000 Hindi 13,000 - - - - 90
 Bania, Agarwal 2,700 Hindi 2,700 - - - - -
 Bania, Ajudhyabansi 400 Awadhi 400 - - - - -
 Bania, Kasaundhan 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Bania, Mahur 200 Sindhi 200 - - - - -
Bania, Marwadi 1,300 Marwari 1,300 - - - - -
Bania, Ummad 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bania, Unai 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Banjara, Hindu 80 Nepali 80 - - - - -
Bankariya 500 Nepali 500 - - - - -
 Barhamu Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Bari, Hindu 500 Nepali 500 - - - - -
 Bedia, Hindu 400 Bhojpuri 400 - - - - -
Bedia, Muslim 400 Maithili - 400 - - - -
 Bhand, Muslim 90 Maithili - 90 - - - -
 Bhangi, Hindu 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Bhar 30 Bhojpuri 30 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja, Hindu 500 Nepali 500 - - - - -
 Bhat, Hindu 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Bhat, Muslim 100 Nepali - 100 - - - -
 Bhisti 60 Awadhi - 60 - - - -
 Bhoi, Hindu 1,300 Maithili 1,300 - - - - -
 Bhote 2,500 Nepali 2,300 - 200 - - -
 Bhotia, Sherpa 3,100 Sherpa 200 - 2,900 - - -
 Bote-Majhi 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
 Brahman 174,000 Nepali 174,000 - 200 20 - 100
 Brahman, Bhumihar 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
Brahman, Gaur 700 Maithili 700 - - - - -
Brahman, Hill 158,000 Nepali 158,000 - 200 20 - 80
Brahman, Jijhotia 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
Brahman, Joshi 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
Brahman, Jyoti 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Brahman, Kanaujia 2,700 Nepali 2,700 - - - - -
Brahman, Khandelwal 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
Brahman, Palliwal 90 Marwari 90 - - - - -
 Brahman, Sakaldwipi 1,500 Nepali 1,500 - - - - -
Brahman, Sanadhya 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
Brahman, Saraswat 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Brahman, Sawaria 1,200 Nepali 1,200 - - - - -
Byansi Unknown Byangsi - - - - - -
 Chamar 21,000 Bhojpuri 21,000 - 20 - - -
 Chepang, Tsepang 100 Chepang 90 - 40 - - -
 Chhetri 368,000 Nepali 365,000 - 2,500 200 - 200
 Chidimar 8,000 Nepali 7,900 - - - - -
 Christian unspecified 30 Nepali - - - 30 - -
Churaute 300 Nepali 50 300 - - - -
 Danuwar Rai 700 Danuwar 700 - - - - -
Darai 600 Darai 600 - - - - -
 Darjee 48,000 Nepali 47,000 - 400 400 - 70
 Darzi, Hindu 3,000 Nepali 3,000 - - - - -
 Darzi, Muslim 3,600 Nepali - 3,600 - - - -
 Dhanuk 60 Maithili 60 - - - - -
Dharhi, Muslim 30 Bhojpuri - 30 - - - -
 Dhimal 70 Dhimal 70 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Hindu 6,900 Maithili 6,900 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Muslim 1,600 Nepali - 1,600 - - - -
 Dom, Hindu 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
 Dosadh, Hindu 6,500 Maithili 6,500 - - - - -
 Dura Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Gadaria, Hindu 2,400 Maithili 2,400 - - - - -
 Gaddi 400 Bhojpuri - 400 - - - -
Gandharva 1,000 Nepali 1,000 - 20 20 - -
 Gangai 50 Nepali 50 - - - - -
 Gharti 2,800 Nepali 2,800 - 20 - - -
 Ghosi, Muslim 200 Nepali - 200 - - - -
 Gond 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Goriya, Hindu 400 Awadhi 400 - - - - -
 Gosain, Hindu 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
 Gujar, Muslim 200 Bhojpuri - 200 - - - -
 Gurung 13,000 Gurung, Western 4,500 - 8,400 200 - 30
 Hajam 8,000 Bhojpuri - 8,000 - - - -
Halalkhor, Hindu 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Halwai, Hindu 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
Hudke 1,500 Nepali 1,500 - - - - -
 Jat, Hindu 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Jat, Sikh 200 Nepali - - - - 200 -
 Jirel 30 Jirel - - 30 - - -
 Jogi, Muslim 50 Bhojpuri - 50 - - - -
 Kachhi, Hindu 40 Awadhi 40 - - - - -
 Kahar, Hindu 2,000 Bhojpuri 2,000 - - - - -
 Kalu 300 Bengali - 300 - - - -
 Kalwar, Hindu 2,100 Maithili 2,100 - - - - -
 Kami 156,000 Nepali 150,000 - 4,000 1,700 - 500
 Kandu 500 Bhojpuri 500 - - - - -
 Kanjar, Hindu 300 Awadhi 300 - - - - -
 Kayastha, Hindu 3,900 Maithili 3,900 - - - - -
 Khatik, Hindu 500 Awadhi 500 - - - - -
 Khatri, Hindu 20 Panjabi, Eastern 20 - - - - -
 Khatwa 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Kisan Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Koiri, Hindu 4,400 Maithili 4,400 - - - - -
 Koli 500 Awadhi 500 - - - - -
Kuchbandia 300 Awadhi 300 - - - - -
 Kumal 2,500 Nepali 2,500 - 20 - - -
 Kumhar, Hindu 2,200 Maithili 2,200 - - - - -
 Kurmi, Hindu 16,000 Bhojpuri 16,000 - - - - -
Kusunda 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
Laheri, Muslim 50 Bengali - 50 - - - -
 Limbu 500 Limbu 300 - - - - 200
 Lodha 3,300 Awadhi 3,300 - - - - -
 Lohar, Hindu 2,800 Nepali 2,800 - - - - -
 Lunia, Hindu 3,100 Bhojpuri 3,100 - - - - -
 Magar 153,000 Nepali 123,000 - 28,000 1,100 - 400
 Majhi 700 Nepali 700 - 20 - - -
 Mali, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Mallah, Hindu 2,500 Maithili 2,500 - - - - -
 Manihar 500 Nepali - 500 - - - -
 Mech Unknown Bodo - - - - - -
 Merat, Muslim 60 Nepali - 60 - - - -
 Moghal 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
Mukeri, Muslim 50 Bhojpuri - 50 - - - -
 Murao, Hindu 900 Awadhi 900 - - - - -
 Musahar, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Nai, Hindu 4,400 Maithili 4,400 - - - - -
 Nat, Hindu 50 Bhojpuri 50 - - - - -
 Nat, Muslim 90 Bhojpuri - 90 - - - -
 Nau Buddh 600 Nepali - - 600 - - -
 Newah 14,000 Newar 13,000 - 600 50 - -
 Oraon, Dhangar 20 Kurux, Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Pahari 300 Nepali 200 - 60 - - 20
 Pashtun, Northern 1,000 Bhojpuri - 1,000 - - - -
 Pasi, Hindu 1,100 Nepali 1,100 - - - - -
 Patwa, Hindu 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Pinjara 5,100 Bhojpuri - 5,100 - - - -
 Qassab 200 Nepali - 200 - - - -
 Qazi 3,500 Urdu - 3,500 - - - -
 Rai 6,000 Nepali 2,400 - 100 50 - 3,500
 Rajbansi 500 Rajbanshi 500 - - - - -
 Rajbhar 200 Bhojpuri 200 - - - - -
Raji 1,800 Raji 1,700 - 100 - - -
 Rajput 800 Maithili 800 - - - - -
 Rajput, Bais, Hindu 70 Nepali 70 - - - - -
 Rajput, Janwar 50 Nepali 50 - - - - -
 Rajput, Kalhan 80 Nepali 80 - - - - -
 Rajput, Raikwar 90 Nepali 90 - - - - -
 Rajput, Sikh 20 Hindi - - - - 20 -
 Rangrez, Muslim 30 Bhojpuri - 30 - - - -
Raute 400 Raute 400 - - - - -
 Rayeen, Muslim 600 Maithili - 600 - - - -
 Santal, Hor 70 Santhali 70 - - - - -
 Sarki 28,000 Nepali 27,000 - 500 200 - 20
 Sayyid 4,300 Maithili - 4,300 - - - -
 Shaikh 60,000 Nepali - 60,000 - - - -
Sikligar, Muslim 30 Bhojpuri - 30 - - - -
 Silpkar, Hindu 30 Awadhi 30 - - - - -
 Sonar, Hindu 23,000 Nepali 23,000 - - - - -
 Sunri, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 500 Nepali 500 - - - - -
 Tamang 3,000 Tamang, Eastern 700 - 2,300 70 - -
 Tamboli, Hindu 1,100 Nepali 1,100 - - - - -
 Tamboli, Muslim 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Tanti, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Tawaif, Muslim 30 Nepali - 30 - - - -
 Teli, Hindu 4,800 Maithili 4,800 - - - - -
 Teli, Muslim 600 Nepali - 600 - - - -
 Thakali 200 Nepali - - 200 - - -
 Thakuri 100,000 Nepali 98,000 - 800 50 - 30
Thakuria 1,500 Bhojpuri - 1,500 - - - -
 Thami 50 Thangmi 20 - - - - -
 Tharu 342,000 Tharu, Dangaura 337,000 - 2,500 1,900 - 90
 Thathera, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Yadav, Hindu 33,000 Maithili 33,000 - - - - -
 Yakha Unknown Yakkha - - - - - -
  Totals:  177 1,900,000   174 1,734,000 98,000 55,000 6,000 300 5,400

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