Country: Nepal

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Number of People Groups

134

Unreached People Groups

131

Total Population

1,044,000

Buddhist

6.1 %

Christian

0.3 %

Hindu

85.3 %

Muslim

7.3 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.9 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Ansari 2,300 Urdu - 2,300 - - - -
 Arakh 30 Awadhi 30 - - - - -
 Badhai, Hindu 8,500 Maithili 8,400 - - 20 - -
 Badhai, Muslim 300 Nepali - 300 - - - -
Badhi, Hindu 500 Nepali 500 - - - - -
Bahelia, Muslim 400 Bhojpuri - 400 - - - -
 Bairagi, Hindu 12,000 Nepali 12,000 - 40 - - 30
 Bangali, Hindu 90 Maithili 80 - - - - -
 Bania 11,000 Maithili 11,000 - 20 - 20 30
 Bania, Agarwal 3,200 Hindi 3,200 - - - - -
 Bania, Agrahari 800 Bhojpuri 800 - - - - -
 Bania, Kasaundhan 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Bania, Mahur 900 Sindhi 900 - - - - -
Bania, Marwadi 600 Marwari 600 - 20 - - 20
Bania, Rauniar 500 Bhojpuri 500 - - - - -
 Bania, Unai 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Barhamu 80 Nepali 60 - 20 - - -
 Bari, Hindu 7,100 Bhojpuri 7,100 - - - - 20
 Bedia, Hindu 4,300 Maithili 4,300 - - - - -
 Beldar, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Bhangi, Hindu 70 Maithili 70 - - - - -
 Bhar 700 Bhojpuri 700 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja, Hindu 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Bhat, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Bhoi, Hindu 23,000 Maithili 23,000 - 20 - - 60
 Bhote 100 Nepali 60 - 80 - - -
 Bhotia, Sherpa 100 Sherpa - - 90 - - -
 Bind 1,200 Maithili 1,200 - - - - -
 Bote-Majhi 200 Bote 200 - - - - -
 Brahman 136,000 Nepali 135,000 - 200 200 - 400
 Brahman, Bhumihar 13,000 Bhojpuri 13,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Gaur 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
Brahman, Hill 4,700 Nepali 4,200 - 200 30 - 300
Brahman, Jijhotia 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Brahman, Kanaujia 2,400 Nepali 2,400 - - - - -
Brahman, Khandelwal 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Brahman, Maha 800 Nepali 800 - - - - -
 Brahman, Sakaldwipi 2,100 Nepali 2,100 - - - - -
Brahman, Sanadhya 400 Nepali 400 - - - - -
 Brahman, Sawaria 11,000 Nepali 11,000 - - - - -
 Brahman, Terai 112,000 Nepali 111,000 - 30 200 - 90
 Chamar 37,000 Maithili 37,000 - 400 20 - 40
 Chepang, Tsepang Unknown Chepang - - - - - -
 Chhetri 13,000 Nepali 13,000 - 30 50 20 30
 Chidimar 600 Nepali 600 - - - - -
 Danuwar Rai 1,600 Danuwar 1,600 - - - - -
 Darai 500 Darai 500 - - - - -
 Darjee 5,000 Nepali 5,000 - 20 - - -
 Darzi, Hindu 1,600 Nepali 1,500 - 20 - - -
 Darzi, Muslim 1,800 Urdu - 1,800 - - - -
 Dhanuk 2,000 Maithili 2,000 - - - - -
 Dharkar 50 Bhojpuri 50 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Hindu 7,000 Maithili 6,900 - 30 - - 20
 Dhobi, Muslim 900 Bhojpuri - 900 - - - -
 Dom, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Dom, Muslim 1,500 Bhojpuri - 1,500 - - - -
 Dosadh, Hindu 2,400 Maithili 2,400 - - - - -
 Gadaria, Hindu 3,000 Nepali 3,000 - 30 - - -
 Gaddi 100 Bhojpuri - 100 - - - -
 Gharti 9,400 Nepali 9,300 - 100 30 - 30
 Gonrhi 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Goriya, Hindu 20 Awadhi 20 - - - - -
 Gosain, Hindu 90 Nepali 90 - - - - -
 Gurung 42,000 Gurung, Western 12,000 - 29,000 400 80 600
 Hajam 2,000 Bhojpuri - 2,000 - - - -
 Halwai, Hindu 1,000 Maithili 1,000 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 90 Chinese, Mandarin - - 90 - - -
 Jat, Hindu Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Jat, Sikh Unknown Panjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Jirel 30 Jirel - - 30 - - -
 Jogi, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Kahar, Hindu 6,700 Bhojpuri 6,600 - - - - -
 Kalwar, Hindu 9,800 Maithili 9,700 - 20 - - -
 Kalwar, Muslim 700 Bhojpuri - 700 - - - -
 Kami 60,000 Nepali 58,000 - 500 300 - 300
 Kandu 2,200 Bhojpuri 2,200 - - - - -
 Kanjar, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Kayastha, Hindu 3,400 Maithili 3,300 - 20 - - 20
 Khatik, Hindu 40 Awadhi 40 - - - - -
 Koiri, Hindu 23,000 Maithili 23,000 - 30 - - 30
 Koli 20 Awadhi 20 - - - - -
 Kumal 3,800 Nepali 3,800 - 30 - - -
 Kumhar, Hindu 6,000 Maithili 5,900 - 30 - - 30
 Kurmi, Hindu 9,600 Bhojpuri 9,600 - - 20 - -
 Limbu 900 Limbu 30 - - - - 900
 Lodha 400 Awadhi 400 - - - - -
 Lohar, Hindu 11,000 Maithili 11,000 - 20 - - 30
 Lunia, Hindu 6,400 Maithili 6,300 - - - - 30
 Magar 78,000 Nepali 55,000 - 23,000 500 20 300
 Majhi 2,700 Majhi 2,400 - 20 - - 300
 Mal, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Mali, Hindu 800 Maithili 800 - - - - -
 Mallah, Hindu 8,000 Maithili 7,900 - 40 - - 20
 Manihar 200 Bhojpuri - 200 - - - -
 Moghal 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Murao, Hindu 200 Awadhi 200 - - - - -
 Musahar, Hindu 1,700 Maithili 1,700 - - - - -
 Nai, Hindu 9,700 Maithili 9,600 - 20 - - -
 Nat, Muslim 500 Bhojpuri - 500 - - - -
 Nau Buddh 200 Nepali - - 200 - - -
 Newah 28,000 Newar 24,000 - 3,300 90 - 40
 Oraon, Dhangar 100 Kurux, Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 1,000 Urdu - 1,000 - - - -
 Pasi, Hindu 1,000 Nepali 1,000 - - - - -
 Pinjara 1,100 Urdu - 1,100 - - - -
 Qassab 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Qazi 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Rai 6,600 Nepali 1,700 - 90 80 - 4,800
 Rajbansi 60 Rajbanshi 50 - - - - -
 Rajbhar 4,800 Bhojpuri 4,800 - 20 - - -
 Rajput 4,100 Maithili 4,100 - - - - -
 Rajput, Bais, Muslim 300 Bhojpuri - 300 - - - -
 Rajput, Chauhan, Hindu 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Rajput, Chauhan, Muslim 800 Bhojpuri - 800 - - - -
 Rajput, Muslim 1,600 Bhojpuri - 1,600 - - - -
 Rajput, Saithwar 900 Nepali 900 - - - - -
 Rayeen, Muslim 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
 Santal, Hor 300 Santhali 200 - - 40 - 40
 Sarki 9,300 Nepali 9,300 - - - - -
 Sayyid 5,000 Urdu - 5,000 - - - -
 Shaikh 55,000 Urdu - 55,000 - - - -
 Sonar, Hindu 14,000 Nepali 14,000 - 100 200 - 50
 Sunri, Hindu 7,600 Maithili 7,600 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 1,700 Sunwar 1,500 - - 20 - 200
 Tamang 3,600 Tamang, Eastern 90 - 3,500 - - -
 Tamboli, Hindu 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Tanti, Hindu 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Teli, Hindu 24,000 Maithili 24,000 - 300 - - 20
 Teli, Muslim 500 Nepali - 500 - - - -
 Thakali 800 Nepali - - 600 - - -
 Thakuri 12,000 Nepali 11,000 - 30 50 - -
 Thami 40 Thangmi 20 - - - - -
 Tharu 89,000 Tharu, Dangaura 87,000 - 1,700 400 20 100
 Yadav, Hindu 27,000 Maithili 27,000 - 60 20 - 20
  Totals:  134 1,044,000   131 890,000 76,000 64,000 2,700 200 9,100

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