Country: Nepal

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Number of People Groups

64

Unreached People Groups

62

Total Population

399,000

Buddhist

12.6 %

Christian

0.1 %

Hindu

86.5 %

Muslim

0.1 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.5 %
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale *
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Bairagi, Hindu 1,600 Nepali 1,600 - - - - -
 Bania 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
Bania, Marwadi Unknown Marwari - - - - - -
 Barhamu Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Bhoi, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Bhote Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Bhotia, Sherpa 90 Sherpa - - 90 - - -
 Bote-Majhi Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Brahman 75,000 Nepali 73,000 - 1,400 - - -
Brahman, Hill 75,000 Nepali 73,000 - 1,400 - - -
 Chamar 600 Bhojpuri 600 - - - - -
 Chepang, Tsepang 200 Chepang - - 200 - - -
 Chhetri 64,000 Nepali 58,000 - 6,100 - - 400
Churaute Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Danuwar Rai Unknown Danuwar - - - - - -
 Darjee 13,000 Nepali 12,000 - 1,100 - - 70
 Dhanuk Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Dhimal Unknown Dhimal - - - - - -
 Dhobi, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
Gandharva 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Gangai Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Gharti 800 Nepali 700 - 60 - - -
 Gurung 2,500 Gurung, Western 300 - 2,100 - - 40
Halalkhor, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Halwai, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
Hayu Unknown Wayu - - - - - -
 Jirel 100 Jirel 90 - 50 - - -
 Kalwar, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Kami 44,000 Nepali 31,000 - 12,000 100 - 200
 Kandu Unknown Bhojpuri - - - - - -
 Kayastha, Hindu 70 Maithili 70 - - - - -
 Khatwa Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Kisan 900 Nepali 900 - 60 - - -
 Koiri, Hindu 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
 Kumal 1,000 Nepali 700 - 200 - - 80
 Kumhar, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Kurmi, Hindu Unknown Bhojpuri - - - - - -
 Limbu 20 Limbu - - 20 - - -
 Magar 90,000 Nepali 67,000 200 22,000 100 70 1,100
 Majhi 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Mali, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Mech Unknown Bodo - - - - - -
 Nai, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Newah 4,200 Newar 3,300 - 900 20 - -
 Rai 100 Nepali 30 - 70 - - 30
 Rajbansi Koch, Hindu Unknown Rajbanshi - - - - - -
 Rajbhar Unknown Bhojpuri - - - - - -
Raji 200 Raji 100 - 90 - - -
 Rajput 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
 Santal, Hor Unknown Santhali - - - - - -
 Sarki 15,000 Nepali 13,000 - 1,300 50 - 70
 Sonar, Hindu 2,400 Nepali 2,400 - 60 - - -
 Sunri, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Sunuwar 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Tamang 500 Tamang, Eastern 400 - 200 - - -
 Tanti, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Teli, Hindu 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Thakali 1,000 Nepali 300 - 300 - - 30
 Thakuri 5,300 Nepali 4,500 - 400 - - -
 Thami 30 Thangmi - - 20 - - -
 Tharu 100 Tharu, Dangaura 80 - 30 - - -
Walang Unknown Bantawa - - - - - -
 Yadav, Hindu 50 Maithili 50 - - - - -
 Yakha Unknown Yakkha - - - - - -
  Totals:  64 399,000   62 345,000 200 50,000 300 80 2,100

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