Country: Nepal

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Number of People Groups

132

Unreached People Groups

128

Total Population

761,000

Buddhist

5.1 %

Christian

1.5 %

Hindu

89.8 %

Muslim

3.1 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.1 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Ansari 1,500 Urdu - 1,500 - - - -
 Badhai, Hindu 1,500 Maithili 1,400 - - - - -
 Badhai, Muslim 200 Nepali - 200 - - - -
Badhi, Hindu 800 Nepali 800 - - - - -
 Baha'i Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
Bahelia, Muslim 400 Bhojpuri - 400 - - - -
 Bahna, Hindu 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Bairagi, Hindu 5,000 Nepali 5,000 - - - - -
 Bangali, Hindu 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Bania 5,700 Maithili 5,700 - - - - -
 Bania, Agarwal 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Bania, Agrahari 400 Bhojpuri 400 - - - - -
 Bania, Kasaundhan 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Bania, Rauniar 200 Bhojpuri 200 - - - - -
 Bania, Unai 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Barhamu 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Bari, Hindu 40 Bhojpuri 40 - - - - -
 Bedia, Hindu 1,600 Maithili 1,600 - - - - -
 Bhangi, Hindu 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
 Bhar 60 Bhojpuri 60 - - - - -
 Bhoi, Hindu 11,000 Maithili 11,000 - - - - -
 Bhote 100 Nepali 40 - 60 - - -
 Bhotia, Sherpa 100 Sherpa - - 100 - - -
 Bind 2,000 Maithili 2,000 - - - - -
 Bote-Majhi 2,200 Bote 2,200 - - - - -
 Brahman 120,000 Nepali 119,000 - - - - -
 Brahman, Bhumihar 80 Bhojpuri 80 - - - - -
Brahman, Gaur 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
Brahman, Hill 113,000 Nepali 113,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Jijhotia 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
 Brahman, Kanaujia 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Brahman, Sakaldwipi 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
Brahman, Sanadhya 80 Nepali 80 - - - - -
 Brahman, Sawaria 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Brahman, Terai 1,200 Nepali 1,100 - - - - -
 Chamar 25,000 Maithili 25,000 - - - - -
 Chepang, Tsepang 100 Chepang 100 - - - - -
 Chhantyal 70 Nepali 20 - 50 - - -
 Chhetri 40,000 Nepali 40,000 - - 200 - -
 Danuwar Rai 30 Danuwar 30 - - - - -
 Darai 4,100 Darai 2,100 - - - - -
 Darjee 11,000 Nepali 11,000 - - - - -
 Darzi, Hindu 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Darzi, Muslim 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
Dhandi 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 70 Maithili 70 - - - - -
 Dharkar 700 Bhojpuri 700 - - - - -
 Dhimal 20 Dhimal 20 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Hindu 5,500 Maithili 5,500 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Muslim 700 Bhojpuri - 700 - - - -
 Dom, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Dom, Muslim 1,200 Bhojpuri - 1,200 - - - -
 Dosadh, Hindu 5,200 Maithili 5,200 - - - - -
 Gadaria, Hindu 60 Nepali 60 - - - - -
 Gaddi 90 Bhojpuri - 90 - - - -
Gandharva 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Gangai 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
 Gharti 1,600 Nepali 1,500 - - 80 - -
 Gurung 16,000 Gurung, Western 2,100 - 12,000 1,000 - 300
Gurung Ghale 200 Nepali - - 200 - - -
 Hajam 1,600 Bhojpuri - 1,600 - - - -
Halalkhor, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Halwai, Hindu 1,600 Maithili 1,600 - - - - -
 Jat, Hindu Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Jat, Sikh Unknown Panjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Kahar, Hindu 6,600 Bhojpuri 6,600 - - - - -
 Kalal, Hindu 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Kalu 20 Bengali - 20 - - - -
 Kalwar, Hindu 1,400 Maithili 1,300 - - 80 - -
 Kalwar, Muslim 400 Bhojpuri - 400 - - - -
 Kamar 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Kami 27,000 Nepali 26,000 - 100 900 - 40
 Kandu 100 Bhojpuri 100 - - - - -
 Kanjar, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Kayastha, Hindu 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Khas 500 Nepali 500 - 60 - - -
 Khatik, Hindu 30 Awadhi 30 - - - - -
 Khatwa 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
 Koiri, Hindu 6,400 Maithili 6,200 - - 100 - -
 Kumal 14,000 Nepali 14,000 - 90 500 - -
 Kumhar, Hindu 700 Maithili 700 - - - - -
 Kurmi, Hindu 5,900 Bhojpuri 5,900 - - - - -
 Limbu 100 Limbu - - 100 - - -
 Lodha 30 Awadhi 30 - - - - -
 Lohar, Hindu 1,900 Maithili 1,900 - - - - -
Lohorung Unknown Lohorung - - - - - -
 Lunia, Hindu 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
 Magar 112,000 Nepali 90,000 - 19,000 3,300 - 300
 Majhi 600 Majhi 500 - - 40 - 20
 Mal, Hindu 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
 Mali, Hindu 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Mallah, Hindu 3,000 Maithili 2,800 - - 200 - -
 Manihar 80 Bhojpuri - 80 - - - -
 Moghal 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Murao, Hindu 50 Awadhi 50 - - - - -
 Musahar, Hindu 4,500 Maithili 4,400 - - 100 - -
 Nai, Hindu 3,300 Maithili 3,300 - - - - -
 Nat, Hindu 100 Bhojpuri 100 - - - - -
 Nau Buddh 200 Nepali - - 200 - - -
 Newah 13,000 Newar 11,000 - 1,600 400 - -
 Oraon, Dhangar 70 Kurux, Nepali 50 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Pasi, Hindu 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Pinjara 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Qassab 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
 Qazi 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Rai 900 Nepali 500 - - 50 - 400
 Rajbansi 50 Rajbanshi 30 - - - - -
 Rajbhar 4,500 Bhojpuri 4,400 - - 90 - -
Rajdhob 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Rajput 700 Maithili 700 - - - - -
 Rajput, Muslim 1,300 Bhojpuri - 1,300 - - - -
 Rajput, Saithwar 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Rayeen, Muslim 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Santal, Hor 200 Santhali 90 - - 20 - 50
 Sarki 4,500 Nepali 4,300 - 30 100 - -
 Sayyid 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
 Shaikh 11,000 Urdu - 11,000 - - - -
 Sonar, Hindu 500 Nepali 500 - - - - -
 Sunri, Hindu 50 Maithili 50 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 400 Sunwar 400 - - 40 - -
 Tamang 6,200 Tamang, Eastern 400 - 4,600 800 - -
 Tamboli, Hindu 900 Maithili 900 - - - - -
 Tanti, Hindu 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
 Teli, Hindu 11,000 Maithili 11,000 - - - - -
 Teli, Muslim 400 Nepali - 400 - - - -
 Thakali 200 Nepali 100 - 60 - - -
 Thakuri 7,700 Nepali 7,200 - - 500 - -
 Tharu 97,000 Tharu, Dangaura 95,000 - - 2,500 - -
 Yadav, Hindu 19,000 Maithili 19,000 - - 100 - -
 Yakha 300 Yakkha 300 - - - - -
Yehlmo 60 Helambu Sherpa 40 - 20 - - -
  Totals:  132 761,000   128 683,000 24,000 39,000 11,000 10 1,100

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