Country: Nepal

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Number of People Groups

56

Unreached People Groups

56

Total Population

284,000

Buddhist

5.5 %

Christian

0.3 %

Hindu

92.1 %

Muslim

1.5 %

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 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Bairagi, Hindu 40 Nepali 40 - - - - -
 Bania 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Bania, Agarwal 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
Bania, Marwadi 80 Marwari 80 - - - - -
 Bhotia, Sherpa 90 Sherpa - - 80 - - -
 Brahman 77,000 Nepali 76,000 - 100 - - 200
 Brahman, Bhumihar 11,000 Bhojpuri 11,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Gaur 900 Maithili 900 - - - - -
Brahman, Hill 73,000 Nepali 72,000 - 90 - - 200
Brahman, Joshi 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
Brahman, Jyoti 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Brahman, Kanaujia 1,600 Nepali 1,600 - - - - -
Brahman, Khandelwal 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Brahman, Sakaldwipi 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
Brahman, Saraswat 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Brahman, Sawaria 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Brahman, Terai 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
 Chamar 600 Maithili 600 - 20 - - -
 Chhantyal 300 Nepali 100 - 200 - - -
 Chhetri 32,000 Nepali 32,000 - 80 - - 30
Churaute 400 Nepali - 300 - - - -
 Darjee 4,700 Nepali 4,500 - 90 30 - -
 Darzi, Muslim 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Dhobi, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Muslim 600 Bhojpuri - 600 - - - -
 Dom, Hindu 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
 Gharti 1,400 Nepali 1,300 - 40 20 - -
 Gurung 12,000 Gurung, Western 4,400 - 7,300 200 - 200
 Hadi 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Jirel Unknown Jirel - - - - - -
 Kami 15,000 Nepali 14,000 - 400 200 - 20
 Kumal 6,600 Nepali 6,500 - 30 - - -
 Kumhar, Hindu 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Kurmi, Hindu 300 Bhojpuri 300 - - - - -
 Limbu 300 Limbu - - - - - 300
 Lohar, Hindu 60 Maithili 60 - - - - -
 Magar 21,000 Nepali 15,000 - 5,900 100 - 80
 Majhi 40 Majhi 20 - - - - 20
 Mali, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Newah 1,600 Newar 1,300 - 300 - - -
 Pahari 50 Nepali 40 - - - - -
 Rai 500 Nepali 80 - - - - 500
 Rajput Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Sarki 5,400 Nepali 5,200 - 100 100 - -
 Sayyid 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Shaikh 2,800 Urdu - 2,800 - - - -
 Sonar, Hindu 600 Nepali 600 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 200 Sunwar 200 - - - - 30
 Tamang 500 Tamang, Eastern - - 500 - - -
 Teli, Hindu 900 Maithili 900 - 20 - - -
 Thakali 20 Nepali - - - - - -
 Thakali Marphali 20 Thakali - - 20 - - -
 Thakuri 700 Nepali 700 - - - - -
Thakuria 70 Bhojpuri - 70 - - - -
 Tharu 9,200 Tharu, Dangaura 8,800 - 300 60 - 20
  Totals:  56 284,000   56 261,000 4,300 16,000 800 10 1,500

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