Country: Nepal

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Number of People Groups

132

Unreached People Groups

129

Total Population

2,168,000

Buddhist

16.9 %

Christian

0.4 %

Hindu

81.0 %

Muslim

0.3 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

1.1 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
Adibasi Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Ansari 600 Bhojpuri - 600 - - - -
 Badhai, Hindu 50 Bhojpuri 50 - - - - -
Badhi, Hindu 60 Nepali 60 - - - - -
 Bahna, Hindu Unknown Awadhi - - - - - -
 Bahra Gaunle 300 Nepali - - 80 - - 300
 Bairagi, Hindu 10,000 Nepali 10,000 - 30 - - 20
 Bangali, Hindu 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Bania 1,000 Hindi 900 - - - - 30
 Bania, Agarwal 50 Hindi 30 - - - - 20
Bania, Marwadi 70 Marwari 70 - - - - -
 Bania, Oswal Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Bania, Porwal Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Barhamu 8,300 Nepali 6,600 - 1,600 100 - -
Bedia, Muslim Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Bhangi, Hindu 40 Nepali 40 - - - - -
 Bhoi, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Bhote 1,700 Nepali 600 - 1,000 30 - 20
 Bhotia, Kutang, Larke 700 Nubri - - 700 - - -
 Bhotia, Sherpa 8,100 Sherpa 100 - 8,000 20 - -
 Bind 200 Bhojpuri 200 - - - - -
 Bote-Majhi 3,700 Nepali 3,600 - 40 70 - 30
 Brahman 411,000 Nepali 410,000 - 400 - - 500
 Brahman, Bhumihar 12,000 Maithili 12,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Gaur 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
Brahman, Hill 391,000 Nepali 391,000 - 400 - - 500
Brahman, Joshi 80 Nepali 80 - - - - -
Brahman, Jyoti 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
 Brahman, Kanaujia 400 Nepali 400 - - - - -
Brahman, Khandelwal 60 Nepali 60 - - - - -
 Brahman, Sakaldwipi 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
Brahman, Saraswat 60 Maithili 60 - - - - -
 Brahman, Sawaria 40 Nepali 40 - - - - -
 Chamar 700 Bhojpuri 700 - - - - -
 Chepang, Tsepang 4,800 Chepang 4,100 - 600 - - 90
 Chhantel 18,000 Nepali 14,000 - 4,300 - - -
 Chhetri 212,000 Nepali 209,000 - 1,700 70 - 400
 Chidimar Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
Churaute 1,100 Nepali 50 1,000 20 - - -
 Danuwar Rai 400 Danuwar 400 - - - - -
 Darai 4,700 Darai 4,600 - 50 30 - 20
 Darjee 55,000 Nepali 54,000 - 600 300 - 100
 Darzi, Hindu 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Darzi, Muslim 100 Nepali - 100 - - - -
 Dhanuk 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Dhimal 40 Dhimal 40 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Hindu 800 Maithili 800 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Muslim 50 Nepali - 50 - - - -
 Dom, Hindu 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
 Dosadh, Hindu 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Dura 5,800 Nepali 1,100 - 4,600 - - 40
 Gadaria, Hindu 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
Gandharva 2,100 Nepali 2,000 - 30 50 - 20
 Gangai 400 Nepali 400 - - - - -
 Gharti 18,000 Nepali 17,000 - 300 100 - 80
 Gurung 312,000 Gurung, Western 85,000 - 219,000 2,500 50 4,300
Gyalsumdo 400 Tamang, Western 300 - 100 20 - -
 Hadi 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
 Hajam 300 Bhojpuri - 300 - - - -
Halalkhor, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Halwai, Hindu 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 30 Chinese, Mandarin - - - - - 30
Hayu Unknown Wayu - - - - - -
 Jat, Sikh 100 Nepali - - - - 100 -
 Jirel 60 Jirel - - 60 - - -
 Kahar, Hindu 30 Bhojpuri 30 - - - - -
 Kalwar, Hindu 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Kamar 20 Bhojpuri 20 - - - - -
 Kami 108,000 Nepali 104,000 - 2,300 900 - 400
 Kandu 60 Bhojpuri 60 - - - - -
 Kayastha, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Khatwa Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Kisan Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Koiri, Hindu 1,100 Maithili 1,100 - - - - -
 Kumal 17,000 Nepali 16,000 - 200 300 - 40
 Kumhar, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Kurmi, Hindu 2,000 Bhojpuri 2,000 - - - - -
Kusunda Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Lepcha, Lapche Unknown Lepcha - - - - - -
 Limbu 1,600 Limbu 400 - - - - 1,300
 Lohar, Hindu 700 Nepali 700 - - - - -
 Magar 255,000 Nepali 189,000 - 62,000 1,700 60 1,200
 Majhi 1,100 Nepali 1,000 - 20 - - 60
 Mali, Hindu 60 Maithili 60 - - - - -
 Mallah, Hindu 70 Maithili 70 - - - - -
Manangi 5,200 Manangba 1,100 - 4,100 - - -
 Manihar Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Mech Unknown Bodo - - - - - -
 Moghal 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
 Mugali 400 Mugom - - 300 - - 80
 Musahar, Hindu 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Nai, Hindu 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Newah 117,000 Newar 93,000 - 21,000 400 - 400
 Oraon, Dhangar Unknown Kurux, Nepali - - - - - -
 Pahari 500 Nepali 400 - 50 - - 30
 Pashtun, Pathan 30 Bhojpuri - 30 - - - -
 Pasi, Hindu 80 Nepali 80 - - - - -
 Pinjara 100 Bhojpuri - 100 - - - -
 Qassab Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Qazi 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
 Rai 18,000 Nepali 5,800 - 300 500 - 12,000
 Rajbansi 90 Rajbanshi 60 - - - - 20
 Rajbhar 20 Bhojpuri 20 - - - - -
Raji 30 Raji 30 - - - - -
 Rajput 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Rajput, Chauhan, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
Rajput, Marwadi 20 Marwari 20 - - - - -
 Rajput, Muslim 30 Bhojpuri - 30 - - - -
 Rajput, Sikh 20 Hindi - - - - 20 -
 Raute 20 Raute 20 - - - - -
 Rayeen, Muslim 20 Maithili - 20 - - - -
 Santal, Hor 20 Santhali 20 - - - - -
 Sarki 61,000 Nepali 59,000 - 900 500 - 200
 Sayyid 300 Maithili - 300 - - - -
 Shaikh 3,500 Nepali - 3,500 - - - -
 Siyar 500 Nepali - - 500 - - -
 Sonar, Hindu 7,800 Nepali 7,800 - 20 - - -
 Sunri, Hindu 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 4,500 Nepali 3,600 - 50 100 - 800
 Tajpuriya Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Tamang 35,000 Tamang, Eastern 7,000 - 27,000 900 - 100
Tangbe 300 Nepali - - 30 - - 300
 Teli, Hindu 2,900 Maithili 2,800 - 30 - - -
 Thakali 4,400 Nepali 300 - 2,100 - - -
 Thakali Marphali 700 Thakali - - 500 - - 100
Thakali Tin Gaule 900 Thakali - - 800 - - 80
 Thakuri 17,000 Nepali 17,000 - 40 - - 30
Thakuria 40 Bhojpuri - 40 - - - -
 Thami 400 Thangmi 200 - 60 - - 100
 Tharu 12,000 Tharu, Dangaura 12,000 - 200 30 - -
 Yadav, Hindu 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Yakha Unknown Yakkha - - - - - -
  Totals:  132 2,168,000   129 1,755,000 6,200 366,000 8,800 300 23,000

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