Country: Nepal

State:  Lumbini

District:  All



Number of People Groups

172

Unreached People Groups

168

Total Population

3,619,000

Buddhist

5.4 %

Christian

0.5 %

Hindu

87.4 %

Muslim

6.0 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.6 %
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Ahar 1,600 Bhojpuri 1,600 - - - - -
 Ansari 6,300 Urdu - 6,300 - - - -
 Arakh 90 Awadhi 90 - - - - -
 Badhai, Hindu 16,000 Maithili 16,000 - 20 40 20 20
 Badhai, Muslim 500 Nepali - 500 - - - -
Badhi, Hindu 1,700 Nepali 1,600 - - - - -
 Baha'i Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
Bahelia, Muslim 900 Bhojpuri - 900 - - - -
 Bahna, Hindu 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Bairagi, Hindu 25,000 Nepali 25,000 - 60 - - 50
 Bangali, Hindu 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Bania 27,000 Maithili 26,000 - 70 20 40 200
 Bania, Agarwal 6,900 Hindi 6,800 - - - - 90
 Bania, Agrahari 4,300 Bhojpuri 4,300 - - - - -
 Bania, Kasaundhan 5,200 Hindi 5,200 - - - - -
 Bania, Mahur 1,300 Sindhi 1,300 - - - - -
Bania, Marwadi 900 Marwari 800 - 40 - - 40
Bania, Rauniar 700 Bhojpuri 700 - - - - -
Bania, Ummad 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Bania, Unai 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Barhamu 100 Nepali 80 - 20 - - -
 Bari, Hindu 9,700 Bhojpuri 9,700 - - - - -
 Bedia, Hindu 8,900 Maithili 8,900 - - - - 20
Bedia, Muslim Unknown Urdu - - - - - -
 Beldar, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Bhand, Muslim 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Bhangi, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Bhar 1,100 Bhojpuri 1,100 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja, Hindu 400 Nepali 400 - - - - -
 Bhat, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Bhoi, Hindu 48,000 Maithili 48,000 - 30 - - 100
 Bhote 400 Nepali 100 - 300 - - -
 Bhotia, Sherpa 900 Sherpa 40 - 900 - - -
 Bhuyiar 800 Nepali 800 - - - - -
 Bind 3,100 Maithili 3,100 - - - - -
 Bote-Majhi 3,300 Bote 3,200 - - - - -
 Brahman 558,000 Nepali 556,000 - 700 300 20 800
 Brahman, Bhumihar 16,000 Bhojpuri 16,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Gaur 1,200 Maithili 1,200 - - - - -
Brahman, Hill 374,000 Nepali 373,000 - 600 100 - 600
Brahman, Jijhotia 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
Brahman, Joshi 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Brahman, Kanaujia 4,100 Nepali 4,100 - - - - -
Brahman, Khandelwal 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Brahman, Maha 900 Nepali 900 - - - - -
 Brahman, Sakaldwipi 3,900 Nepali 3,900 - - - - -
Brahman, Sanadhya 800 Nepali 800 - - - - -
Brahman, Saraswat 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Brahman, Sawaria 15,000 Nepali 15,000 - - - - -
 Brahman, Terai 149,000 Nepali 149,000 - 100 200 20 100
 Chamar 84,000 Maithili 83,000 - 600 30 - 40
 Chepang, Tsepang 300 Chepang 300 - - - - -
 Chhantyal 70 Nepali 20 - 40 - - -
 Chhetri 257,000 Nepali 255,000 - 1,300 300 30 200
 Chidimar 2,700 Nepali 2,700 - - - - 20
Churaute 500 Nepali 40 400 - - - -
 Danuwar Rai 1,800 Danuwar 1,800 - - - - -
 Darai 4,600 Darai 2,500 - - - - -
 Darjee 39,000 Nepali 38,000 - 400 200 20 40
 Darzi, Hindu 4,800 Nepali 4,700 - 60 - - -
 Darzi, Muslim 6,300 Urdu - 6,300 - - - -
Dhandi 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 2,800 Maithili 2,800 - - - - -
 Dharkar 800 Bhojpuri 800 - - - - -
 Dhimal 20 Dhimal 20 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Hindu 19,000 Maithili 18,000 - 70 20 - 30
 Dhobi, Muslim 2,300 Bhojpuri - 2,300 - - - -
 Dom, Hindu 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Dom, Muslim 2,600 Bhojpuri - 2,600 - - - -
 Dosadh, Hindu 8,800 Maithili 8,800 - - - - -
 Gadaria, Hindu 4,800 Nepali 4,700 - 50 - - 20
 Gaddi 400 Bhojpuri - 400 - - - -
Gandharva 600 Nepali 600 - - - - -
 Gangai 40 Nepali 40 - - - - -
 Gharti 13,000 Nepali 13,000 - 200 100 - 30
 Gonrhi 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Goriya, Hindu 200 Awadhi 200 - - - - -
 Gosain, Hindu 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Gurung 63,000 Gurung, Western 17,000 - 44,000 1,400 100 900
Gurung Ghale 200 Nepali - - 200 - - -
 Hajam 8,200 Bhojpuri - 8,200 - - - -
Halalkhor, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Halwai, Hindu 3,200 Maithili 3,200 - - - - -
 Halwai, Muslim 100 Nepali - 100 - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 90 Chinese, Mandarin - - 90 - - -
 Jat, Hindu 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Jat, Sikh 30 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Jirel 100 Jirel - - 80 - - -
 Jogi, Hindu 60 Maithili 60 - - - - -
 Kahar, Hindu 17,000 Bhojpuri 17,000 - - - - -
 Kalal, Hindu 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
 Kalu 20 Bengali - 20 - - - -
 Kalwar, Hindu 14,000 Maithili 14,000 - 30 90 - -
 Kalwar, Muslim 1,100 Bhojpuri - 1,100 - - - -
 Kamar 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Kami 234,000 Nepali 227,000 - 3,900 2,900 - 1,000
 Kandu 3,400 Bhojpuri 3,400 - - - - -
 Kanjar, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Kayastha, Hindu 6,000 Maithili 5,900 - 40 20 - 20
 Khas 500 Nepali 400 - 60 - - -
 Khatik, Hindu 300 Awadhi 300 - - - - -
 Khatwa 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
 Koiri, Hindu 42,000 Maithili 42,000 - 30 200 - 30
 Koli 1,000 Awadhi 1,000 - - - - -
Kuchbandia 20 Awadhi 20 - - - - -
 Kumal 29,000 Nepali 29,000 - 300 600 - 50
 Kumhar, Hindu 15,000 Maithili 15,000 - 60 20 - 70
 Kurmi, Hindu 33,000 Bhojpuri 33,000 - 20 20 - 20
 Lepcha, Lapche Unknown Lepcha - - - - - -
 Limbu 1,800 Limbu 60 - 100 - - 1,600
 Lodha 4,300 Awadhi 4,300 - - - - -
 Lohar, Hindu 17,000 Maithili 17,000 - 20 - - 40
Lohorung Unknown Lohorung - - - - - -
 Lunia, Hindu 11,000 Maithili 11,000 - - - - 60
 Magar 475,000 Nepali 355,000 - 114,000 5,200 100 1,700
 Majhi 4,900 Majhi 4,100 - 50 50 - 700
 Mal, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Mali, Hindu 1,800 Maithili 1,800 - - - - -
 Mallah, Hindu 14,000 Maithili 13,000 - 60 200 - 30
 Manihar 500 Bhojpuri - 500 - - - -
 Mech Unknown Bodo - - - - - -
 Moghal 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Murao, Hindu 1,000 Awadhi 1,000 - - - - -
 Musahar, Hindu 6,700 Maithili 6,600 - - 100 - -
 Nai, Hindu 18,000 Maithili 18,000 - 30 20 - 20
 Nat, Hindu 100 Bhojpuri 100 - - - - -
 Nat, Muslim 500 Bhojpuri - 500 - - - -
 Nau Buddh 600 Nepali - - 600 - - -
 Newah 79,000 Newar 67,000 - 11,000 700 - 100
 Oraon, Dhangar 200 Kurux, Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Pahari 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 5,200 Urdu - 5,200 - - - -
 Pasi, Hindu 2,200 Nepali 2,200 - - - - -
 Pinjara 3,600 Urdu - 3,600 - - - -
 Qassab 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Qazi 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Rai 16,000 Nepali 4,200 - 300 300 50 11,000
 Rajbansi 200 Rajbanshi 200 - - - - 30
 Rajbhar 14,000 Bhojpuri 14,000 - 20 100 - -
Rajdhob 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
Raji Unknown Raji - - - - - -
 Rajput 7,400 Maithili 7,300 - 20 20 - 20
Rajput Ponwar, Muslim 1,500 Bhojpuri - 1,500 - - - -
 Rajput, Bais, Muslim 2,300 Bhojpuri - 2,300 - - - -
 Rajput, Chauhan, Hindu 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Rajput, Chauhan, Muslim 2,900 Bhojpuri - 2,900 - - - -
 Rajput, Muslim 16,000 Bhojpuri - 16,000 - - - -
 Rajput, Nau 1,500 Nepali - 1,500 - - - -
 Rajput, Saithwar 1,100 Nepali 1,100 - - - - -
 Rajput, Surajbansi 600 Nepali 600 - - - - -
 Rayeen, Muslim 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Santal, Hor 1,000 Santhali 800 - - 100 - 100
 Sarki 40,000 Nepali 39,000 - 400 400 - 70
 Sayyid 9,800 Urdu - 9,800 - - - -
 Shaikh 143,000 Urdu - 143,000 - - - -
 Silpkar, Hindu 50 Dotyali 50 - - - - -
 Sonar, Hindu 23,000 Nepali 23,000 - 200 200 - 60
 Sunri, Hindu 10,000 Maithili 10,000 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 4,000 Sunwar 3,400 - 30 100 - 500
 Tamang 12,000 Tamang, Eastern 500 - 11,000 800 - -
 Tamboli, Hindu 900 Maithili 900 - - - - -
 Tanti, Hindu 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Teli, Hindu 44,000 Maithili 43,000 - 500 - - 20
 Teli, Muslim 1,100 Nepali - 1,100 - - - -
 Thakali 1,600 Nepali - - 900 - - -
 Thakuri 26,000 Nepali 25,000 - 60 500 - -
Thakuria Unknown Bhojpuri - - - - - -
 Thami 200 Thangmi 80 - - - - 40
 Tharu 256,000 Tharu, Dangaura 249,000 - 3,200 3,000 40 300
 Yadav, Hindu 102,000 Maithili 102,000 - 100 200 - 40
 Yakha 300 Yakkha 300 - - - - -
Yehlmo 60 Helambu Sherpa 40 - 20 - - -
  Totals:  172 3,619,000   168 3,163,000 218,000 196,000 19,000 500 21,000


Copyright © 2015 Joshua Project.  A ministry of Frontier Ventures.