Number of People Groups

94

Unreached People Groups

91

Total Population

870,000

Buddhist

11.9 %

Christian

0.2 %

Hindu

86.3 %

Muslim

0.6 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.5 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Badhai, Hindu 20 Bhojpuri 20 - - - - -
 Bahra Gaunle 600 Nepali - - 600 - - -
 Bairagi, Hindu 1,700 Nepali 1,700 - 20 - - -
 Bangali, Hindu Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Bania 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bania, Agarwal 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
Bania, Marwadi 80 Marwari 80 - - - - -
 Barhamu Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Bhoi, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Bhote 600 Nepali - - 600 - - -
 Bhotia, Sherpa 1,500 Sherpa 100 - 1,400 - - -
 Bote-Majhi Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Brahman 167,000 Nepali 165,000 - 1,600 - - 200
 Brahman, Bhumihar 12,000 Maithili 12,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Gaur 900 Maithili 900 - - - - -
Brahman, Hill 163,000 Nepali 161,000 - 1,600 - - 200
Brahman, Joshi 400 Nepali 400 - - - - -
Brahman, Jyoti 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Brahman, Kanaujia 1,700 Nepali 1,700 - - - - -
Brahman, Khandelwal 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Brahman, Sakaldwipi 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
Brahman, Saraswat 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Brahman, Sawaria 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Chamar 1,300 Bhojpuri 1,300 - 20 - - -
 Chepang, Tsepang 200 Chepang - - 200 - - -
 Chhetri 123,000 Nepali 116,000 - 7,200 - - 500
Churaute 1,300 Nepali 60 1,200 20 - - -
 Danuwar Rai Unknown Danuwar - - - - - -
 Darjee 21,000 Nepali 19,000 - 1,400 30 - 70
 Darzi, Muslim 100 Nepali - 100 - - - -
 Dhanuk Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Dhimal Unknown Dhimal - - - - - -
 Dhobi, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Muslim 600 Nepali - 600 - - - -
 Dom, Hindu 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
 Dosadh, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Dura Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
Gandharva 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Gangai 40 Nepali 20 - 20 - - -
 Gharti 10,000 Nepali 9,500 - 400 50 - 70
 Gurung 24,000 Gurung, Western 5,200 - 18,000 200 - 200
 Hadi 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
Halalkhor, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Halwai, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
Hayu Unknown Wayu - - - - - -
 Jirel 200 Jirel 100 - 80 - - -
 Kalwar, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Kami 81,000 Nepali 66,000 - 14,000 600 - 200
 Kandu Unknown Bhojpuri - - - - - -
 Kayastha, Hindu 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
 Khatwa Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Kisan 1,000 Nepali 900 - 60 - - -
 Koiri, Hindu 90 Maithili 90 - - - - -
 Kumal 7,700 Nepali 7,400 - 200 - - 80
 Kumhar, Hindu 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Kurmi, Hindu 300 Bhojpuri 300 - - - - -
 Lepcha, Lapche 800 Lepcha - - 800 - - -
 Limbu 300 Limbu - - 20 - - -
 Lohar, Hindu 60 Nepali 60 - - - - -
 Magar 177,000 Nepali 128,000 200 47,000 500 80 1,400
 Majhi 200 Nepali 200 - 20 - - 20
 Mali, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Mallah, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Mech Unknown Bodo - - - - - -
 Nai, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Newah 7,300 Newar 5,700 - 1,600 40 - -
 Pahari 200 Nepali 200 - 30 - - -
 Rai 2,400 Nepali 500 - 100 40 - 1,200
 Rajbansi Koch, Hindu Unknown Rajbanshi - - - - - -
 Rajbhar Unknown Bhojpuri - - - - - -
Raji 200 Raji 100 - 100 - - -
 Rajput 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Santal, Hor Unknown Santhali - - - - - -
 Sarki 26,000 Nepali 24,000 - 1,600 300 - 70
 Sayyid 400 Maithili - 400 - - - -
 Shaikh 2,900 Nepali - 2,900 - - - -
 Sonar, Hindu 3,100 Nepali 3,100 - 70 - - -
 Sunri, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Sunuwar 600 Nepali 500 - - 20 - -
 Tamang 1,400 Tamang, Eastern 400 - 1,000 - - -
Tangbe Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Tanti, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Teli, Hindu 1,200 Maithili 1,200 - 20 - - -
 Thakali 3,100 Nepali - - 1,900 50 - 30
 Thakali Chimtan 40 Thakali - - 40 - - -
 Thakali Marphali 1,300 Thakali - - 1,300 - - -
Thakali Tin Gaule 200 Thakali - - 200 - - -
 Thakuri 9,000 Nepali 7,900 - 500 - - -
Thakuria 70 Bhojpuri - 70 - - - -
 Thami 40 Thangmi - - 20 - - -
 Tharu 9,600 Tharu, Dangaura 9,200 - 300 60 - 20
Walang Unknown Bantawa - - - - - -
 Yadav, Hindu 60 Maithili 60 - - - - -
 Yakha Unknown Yakkha - - - - - -
  Totals:  94 870,000   91 751,000 5,500 104,000 2,000 100 4,300

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