Country: Nepal

State:  Gandaki

District:  All



Number of People Groups

131

Unreached People Groups

127

Total Population

1,848,000

Buddhist

12.2 %

Christian

1.5 %

Hindu

84.5 %

Muslim

0.6 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.2 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
Adibasi Janajati 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Ansari 1,100 Urdu - 1,100 - - - -
 Badhai, Hindu 50 Maithili 50 - - - - -
Badhi, Hindu 6,200 Nepali 6,200 - - - - -
 Baha'i 60 Nepali - - - - - 60
 Bahna, Hindu 50 Maithili 50 - - - - -
 Bahra Gaunle 90 Nepali 20 - 80 - - -
 Bairagi, Hindu 12,000 Nepali 12,000 - - - - -
 Bangali, Hindu 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Bania 1,000 Maithili 1,000 - - - - 20
 Bania, Agarwal 40 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Bania, Oswal Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Bantar Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
Bantawa 20 Bantawa 20 - - - - -
 Barhamu 6,800 Nepali 6,800 - - 20 - -
Bedia, Muslim 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Bhangi, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Bhoi, Hindu 70 Maithili 70 - - - - -
 Bhote 700 Nepali 400 - 200 - - -
 Bhotia, Kutang, Larke 200 Nubri - - 200 - - -
 Bhotia, Sherpa 600 Sherpa - - 500 50 - -
 Bind 90 Maithili 90 - - - - -
 Bote-Majhi 1,700 Bote 1,700 - - 60 - -
 Brahmin 323,000 Nepali 322,000 - - 20 - -
Brahmin, Hill 323,000 Nepali 322,000 - - 20 - -
 Brahmin, Terai 400 Nepali 400 - - - - -
 Chamar 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
Chamling 20 Chamling - - 20 - - -
 Chepang, Tsepang 4,000 Chepang 3,300 - 400 200 - -
 Chhantyal 800 Nepali 400 - 300 40 - -
 Chhetri 199,000 Nepali 198,000 - 200 400 - 30
 Chidimar 60 Nepali 60 - - - - -
Churaute 200 Nepali - 200 - - - -
 Danuwar Rai 60 Danuwar 60 - - - - -
 Darai 5,000 Darai 4,900 - - 50 - -
 Darjee 54,000 Nepali 53,000 - - 700 - 30
 Darzi, Hindu 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Darzi, Muslim 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Dhanuk 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Dhimal 30 Dhimal 30 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Hindu 70 Maithili 70 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Muslim 100 Bhojpuri - 100 - - - -
 Dosadh, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Dura 4,400 Nepali 2,500 - 1,800 100 - -
 Gadaria, Hindu 80 Nepali 80 - - - - -
Gandharva 1,300 Nepali 1,200 - - 50 - -
 Gangai 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Gharti 28,000 Nepali 27,000 - 60 500 - -
 Gurung 247,000 Gurung, Western 58,000 - 171,000 8,500 - 2,300
Gurung Ghale 6,400 Nepali 400 - 5,600 300 - -
Gyalsumdo 400 Tamang, Western 20 - 400 20 - -
 Hajam 400 Bhojpuri - 400 - - - -
Halalkhor, Hindu 60 Maithili 60 - - - - -
 Halwai, Hindu 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
Hayu 20 Wayu 20 - - - - -
 Jat, Sikh Unknown Panjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Jirel 30 Jirel 20 - - - - -
 Kahar, Hindu 40 Bhojpuri 40 - - - - -
 Kalwar, Hindu 1,000 Maithili 1,000 - - - - -
 Kamar 90 Nepali 90 - - - - -
 Kami 116,000 Nepali 112,000 - 300 3,400 - -
 Kandu 100 Bhojpuri 100 - - - - -
 Kanjar, Hindu 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Kayastha, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Khatwa 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Kisan 20 Moikodi 20 - - - - -
 Koiri, Hindu 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Kumal 22,000 Nepali 21,000 - 200 900 - 20
 Kumhar, Hindu 50 Maithili 50 - - - - -
 Kurmi, Hindu 300 Bhojpuri 300 - - - - -
Kusunda Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Lepcha, Lapche 40 Lepcha 40 - - - - -
 Lhomi, Shing Saapa 20 Lhomi - - 20 - - -
 Limbu 900 Limbu 700 - - 40 - 200
 Loba, Mustang 60 Loke - - 50 - - -
 Lodha 200 Awadhi 200 - - - - -
 Lohar, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Lunia, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Magar 224,000 Nepali 215,000 - 3,700 4,000 - 300
 Majhi 2,300 Majhi 1,900 - - 100 - 200
 Mali, Hindu 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
 Mallah, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Manihar Unknown Bhojpuri - - - - - -
 Mech Unknown Bodo - - - - - -
 Moghal 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
 Mugali 200 Nepali 30 - 100 - - 40
 Musahar, Hindu 90 Maithili 90 - - - - -
 Nai, Hindu 800 Maithili 700 - - - - -
 Newah 85,000 Newar 77,000 - 6,300 1,200 - 50
Nubri 1,500 Nubri - - 1,500 - - -
 Oraon, Dhangar Unknown Kurux, Nepali - - - - - -
 Pahari Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
 Pinjara 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Qassab 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
 Qazi 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Rai 3,900 Nepali 3,100 - - 300 - 600
 Rajbansi 40 Rajbanshi 20 - - - - -
 Rajbhar 60 Bhojpuri 60 - - - - -
Rajdhob 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
Raji 70 Raji 70 - - - - -
 Rajput 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
 Rajput, Muslim 50 Bhojpuri - 50 - - - -
 Raute Unknown Raute - - - - - -
 Rayeen, Muslim 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
 Santal, Hor 70 Santhali 30 - - - - 30
 Sarki 67,000 Nepali 64,000 - 300 2,000 - 20
 Sayyid 1,000 Urdu - 1,000 - - - -
 Shaikh 8,100 Urdu - 8,100 - - - -
 Siyar 500 Nepali - - 500 - - -
 Sonar, Hindu 1,200 Nepali 1,200 - - - - -
 Sunri, Hindu 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 600 Sunwar 500 - - 20 - -
 Tajpuriya 30 Rajbanshi 30 - - - - -
 Tamang 43,000 Tamang, Eastern 9,300 - 29,000 3,500 - 30
 Tamboli, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
Tangbe 300 Nepali 20 - 30 - - 300
 Tanti, Hindu 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Teli, Hindu 1,000 Maithili 1,000 - - 20 - -
 Thakali 2,300 Nepali 1,300 - 800 200 - -
 Thakali Marphali 300 Thakali 40 - 300 - - -
Thakali Tin Gaule 200 Thakali 20 - 200 - - -
 Thakuri 24,000 Nepali 23,000 - - 800 - -
Thakuria 40 Bhojpuri - 40 - - - -
 Thami 50 Thangmi 50 - - - - -
 Tharu 4,000 Tharu, Dangaura 3,500 - - 600 - -
Tharu, Khawas 1,000 Nepali 1,000 - - 30 - -
Tsum 2,300 Tsum - - 2,300 - - -
 Yadav, Hindu 800 Maithili 800 - - - - -
 Yakha 50 Yakkha 30 - - - - -
Yehlmo 400 Helambu Sherpa 100 - 300 - - -
  Totals:  131 1,848,000   127 1,563,000 12,000 226,000 28,000 10 4,200


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