Country: Nepal

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Number of People Groups

139

Unreached People Groups

135

Total Population

2,030,000

Buddhist

14.1 %

Christian

0.6 %

Hindu

83.8 %

Muslim

0.5 %

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
Adibasi Janajati 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
 Ansari 1,000 Urdu - 1,000 - - - -
 Badhai, Hindu 50 Maithili 50 - - - - -
Badhi, Hindu 1,800 Nepali 1,800 - - - - -
 Baha'i 20 Nepali - - - - - 20
 Bahna, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Bahra Gaunle 300 Nepali - - 80 - - 300
 Bairagi, Hindu 12,000 Nepali 12,000 - - - - -
 Bangali, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Bania 1,200 Maithili 1,100 - - - - 30
 Bania, Agarwal 50 Hindi 30 - - - - 20
Bania, Marwadi 70 Marwari 70 - - - - -
 Bania, Oswal Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Barhamu 6,400 Nepali 5,400 - 1,000 - - -
Bedia, Muslim Unknown Urdu - - - - - -
 Bhangi, Hindu 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Bhoi, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Bhote 600 Nepali 400 - 200 - - -
 Bhotia, Kutang, Larke 500 Nubri - - 500 - - -
 Bhotia, Sherpa 1,700 Sherpa - - 1,700 - - -
 Bind 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Bote-Majhi 2,800 Bote 2,700 - 20 90 - 20
 Brahman 386,000 Nepali 384,000 - 300 - - 400
 Brahman, Bhumihar 12,000 Bhojpuri 12,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Gaur 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
Brahman, Hill 365,000 Nepali 365,000 - 300 - - 400
Brahman, Joshi 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
Brahman, Jyoti 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
 Brahman, Kanaujia 400 Nepali 400 - - - - -
Brahman, Khandelwal 60 Maithili 60 - - - - -
 Brahman, Sakaldwipi 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
Brahman, Saraswat 60 Maithili 60 - - - - -
 Brahman, Sawaria 40 Nepali 40 - - - - -
 Brahman, Terai 19,000 Nepali 19,000 - - - - -
 Chamar 800 Maithili 800 - - - - -
 Chepang, Tsepang 3,600 Chepang 2,900 - 500 40 - 90
 Chhantyal 18,000 Nepali 14,000 - 4,400 - - -
 Chhetri 194,000 Nepali 192,000 - 1,500 200 - 400
 Chidimar Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
Churaute 1,100 Nepali 50 1,000 - - - -
 Danuwar Rai 70 Danuwar 70 - - - - -
 Darai 4,900 Darai 4,800 - - 30 - -
 Darjee 55,000 Nepali 54,000 - 400 400 - 80
 Darzi, Hindu 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Darzi, Muslim 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Dhanuk 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Dhimal 40 Dhimal 40 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Hindu 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Muslim 80 Bhojpuri - 80 - - - -
 Dom, Hindu 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
 Dosadh, Hindu 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Dura 4,300 Nepali 2,500 - 1,700 80 - -
 Gadaria, Hindu 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
Gandharva 1,400 Nepali 1,400 - - 20 - -
 Gangai 400 Nepali 400 - - - - -
 Gharti 22,000 Nepali 22,000 - 200 200 - 20
 Gurung 281,000 Gurung, Western 70,000 - 201,000 4,000 20 3,700
Gurung Ghale 800 Nepali 40 - 700 20 - -
Gyalsumdo 400 Tamang, Western 20 - 400 20 - -
 Hadi 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
 Hajam 300 Bhojpuri - 300 - - - -
Halalkhor, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Halwai, Hindu 90 Maithili 90 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 30 Chinese, Mandarin - - - - - 30
Hayu Unknown Wayu - - - - - -
 Jat, Sikh 100 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Jirel 20 Jirel - - 20 - - -
 Kahar, Hindu 50 Bhojpuri 50 - - - - -
 Kalwar, Hindu 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Kamar 70 Nepali 70 - - - - -
 Kami 117,000 Nepali 113,000 - 1,700 1,900 - 400
 Kandu 80 Bhojpuri 80 - - - - -
 Kanjar, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Kayastha, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Kisan Unknown Moikodi - - - - - -
 Koiri, Hindu 1,200 Maithili 1,200 - - - - -
 Kumal 21,000 Nepali 20,000 - 100 500 - 30
 Kumhar, Hindu 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Kurmi, Hindu 2,100 Bhojpuri 2,100 - - - - -
Kusunda Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Lepcha, Lapche Unknown Lepcha - - - - - -
 Limbu 1,000 Limbu 400 - - - - 600
 Loba, Mustang 60 Loke - - 50 - - -
 Lodha Unknown Awadhi - - - - - -
 Lohar, Hindu 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Magar 236,000 Nepali 199,000 - 33,000 1,700 20 1,000
 Majhi 1,400 Majhi 1,300 - - 60 - 70
 Mali, Hindu 60 Maithili 60 - - - - -
 Mallah, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
Manangi 80 Nepali - - 80 - - -
 Manihar Unknown Bhojpuri - - - - - -
 Mech Unknown Bodo - - - - - -
 Moghal 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
 Mugali 400 Nepali - - 300 - - 80
 Musahar, Hindu 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Nai, Hindu 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Newah 85,000 Newar 74,000 - 8,600 700 - 300
 Oraon, Dhangar Unknown Kurux, Nepali - - - - - -
 Pahari 100 Nepali 80 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
 Pasi, Hindu 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
 Pinjara 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Qassab 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Qazi 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Rai 4,300 Nepali 3,200 - 20 100 - 1,000
 Rajbansi 20 Rajbanshi 20 - - - - -
 Rajbhar 20 Bhojpuri 20 - - - - -
Raji 30 Raji 30 - - - - -
 Rajput 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Rajput, Chauhan, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
Rajput, Marwadi 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Rajput, Muslim 30 Bhojpuri - 30 - - - -
 Rajput, Sikh 20 Hindi - - - - 20 -
 Raute 20 Raute 20 - - - - -
 Rayeen, Muslim 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Santal, Hor 30 Santhali 20 - - - - -
 Sarki 64,000 Nepali 62,000 - 700 800 - 200
 Sayyid 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Shaikh 6,100 Urdu - 6,100 - - - -
 Siyar 500 Nepali - - 500 - - -
 Sonar, Hindu 7,600 Nepali 7,600 - 20 - - -
 Sunri, Hindu 70 Maithili 70 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 2,400 Sunwar 1,900 - 30 70 - 400
 Tajpuriya Unknown Rajbanshi - - - - - -
 Tamang 35,000 Tamang, Eastern 9,100 - 24,000 1,600 - 100
Tangbe 300 Nepali - - 30 - - 300
 Teli, Hindu 3,100 Maithili 3,000 - 30 - - -
 Thakali 2,800 Nepali 800 - 1,100 20 - -
 Thakali Marphali 300 Thakali - - 100 - - 100
Thakali Tin Gaule 900 Thakali - - 800 - - 80
 Thakuri 20,000 Nepali 20,000 - 30 300 - 30
Thakuria 40 Bhojpuri - 40 - - - -
 Thami 200 Thangmi 100 - 20 - - 40
 Tharu 9,400 Tharu, Dangaura 9,200 - 100 90 - -
Tharu, Khawas 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
Walang Unknown Walungge - - - - - -
 Yadav, Hindu 900 Maithili 900 - - - - -
 Yakha Unknown Yakkha - - - - - -
Yehlmo 300 Helambu Sherpa 100 - 100 - - -
  Totals:  139 2,030,000   135 1,701,000 10,000 286,000 13,000 200 10,000

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