Country: Nepal

State:  Lumbini

District:  All



Number of People Groups

168

Unreached People Groups

163

Total Population

3,299,000

Buddhist

3.5 %

Christian

0.6 %

Hindu

89.5 %

Muslim

6.1 %

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
Adibasi Janajati 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
 Ahar 1,200 Bhojpuri 1,200 - - - - -
 Ansari 5,900 Urdu - 5,900 - - - -
 Arakh 90 Awadhi 90 - - - - -
 Badhai, Hindu 9,100 Maithili 9,000 - - - - -
 Badhai, Muslim 400 Nepali - 400 - - - -
Badhi, Hindu 3,300 Nepali 3,300 - - - - -
 Baha'i 40 Nepali - - - - - 40
Bahelia, Muslim 800 Bhojpuri - 800 - - - -
 Bahna, Hindu 2,800 Maithili 2,800 - - - - -
 Bairagi, Hindu 20,000 Nepali 20,000 - - - - -
 Bangali, Hindu 3,500 Maithili 3,500 - - - - -
 Bania 29,000 Maithili 29,000 - - - - 40
 Bania, Agarwal 6,400 Hindi 6,300 - - - - 20
 Bania, Agrahari 1,600 Bhojpuri 1,600 - - - - -
 Bania, Kasaundhan 1,600 Hindi 1,600 - - - - -
 Bania, Mahur 1,100 Sindhi 1,100 - - - - -
Bania, Rauniar 700 Bhojpuri 700 - - - - -
 Bania, Unai 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Bantar 50 Maithili 50 - - - - -
 Barhamu 90 Nepali 90 - - - - -
 Bari, Hindu 2,500 Bhojpuri 2,500 - - - - -
 Bedia, Hindu 8,000 Maithili 8,000 - - - - -
 Beldar, Hindu 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Bhand, Muslim 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Bhangi, Hindu 1,300 Maithili 1,300 - - - - -
 Bhar 1,000 Bhojpuri 1,000 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja, Hindu 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Bhat, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Bhoi, Hindu 45,000 Maithili 45,000 - - - - -
 Bhote 200 Nepali 50 - 200 - - -
 Bhotia, Sherpa 800 Sherpa - - 800 - - -
 Bind 2,000 Maithili 2,000 - - - - -
 Bote-Majhi 3,700 Bote 3,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin 495,000 Nepali 495,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Bhumihar 2,700 Bhojpuri 2,700 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gaur 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
Brahmin, Hill 476,000 Nepali 476,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Jijhotia 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Kanaujia 1,400 Nepali 1,400 - - - - -
Brahmin, Khandelwal 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Maha 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Sakaldwipi 1,400 Nepali 1,400 - - - - -
Brahmin, Sanadhya 600 Nepali 600 - - - - -
Brahmin, Saraswat 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Sawaria 3,100 Nepali 3,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Terai 13,000 Nepali 13,000 - - - - -
 Chamar 77,000 Maithili 77,000 - - 300 - -
Chamling 20 Chamling 20 - - - - -
 Chepang, Tsepang 200 Chepang 200 - - - - -
 Chhantyal 1,000 Nepali 400 - 500 50 - -
 Chhetri 242,000 Nepali 239,000 - 1,800 300 - -
 Chidimar 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Danuwar Rai 200 Danuwar 200 - - - - -
 Darai 4,300 Darai 2,300 - - - - -
 Darjee 45,000 Nepali 45,000 - 500 200 - -
 Darzi, Hindu 1,900 Nepali 1,900 - - - - -
 Darzi, Muslim 5,100 Urdu - 5,100 - - - -
Devhar Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
Dhandi 1,900 Nepali 1,900 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 900 Maithili 900 - - - - -
 Dharkar 1,600 Bhojpuri 1,600 - - - - -
 Dhimal 20 Dhimal 20 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Hindu 34,000 Maithili 34,000 - - 40 - -
 Dhobi, Muslim 2,100 Bhojpuri - 2,100 - - - -
 Dom, Hindu 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Dom, Muslim 1,600 Bhojpuri - 1,600 - - - -
 Dosadh, Hindu 39,000 Maithili 39,000 - - - - -
 Dura Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Gadaria, Hindu 900 Nepali 900 - - - - -
 Gaddi 300 Bhojpuri - 300 - - - -
Gandharva 1,300 Nepali 1,200 - - - - -
 Gangai 50 Nepali 50 - - - - -
 Gharti 8,500 Nepali 8,400 - 40 100 - -
 Gonrhi 60 Maithili 60 - - - - -
 Goriya, Hindu 200 Awadhi 200 - - - - -
 Gosain, Hindu 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Gurung 37,000 Gurung, Western 2,400 - 30,000 2,500 - 1,200
Gurung Ghale 300 Nepali - - 300 - - -
 Hajam 7,400 Bhojpuri - 7,400 - - - -
Halalkhor, Hindu 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Halwai, Hindu 8,900 Maithili 8,900 - - - - -
 Jat, Hindu 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Jat, Sikh 40 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
 Jogi, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Kahar, Hindu 43,000 Bhojpuri 43,000 - - - - -
 Kalal, Hindu 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Kalwar, Hindu 9,200 Maithili 9,100 - - 80 - -
 Kalwar, Muslim 800 Bhojpuri - 800 - - - -
 Kamar 40 Nepali 40 - - - - -
 Kami 136,000 Nepali 132,000 - 1,500 1,700 - 40
 Kandu 1,500 Bhojpuri 1,500 - - - - -
 Kanjar, Hindu 900 Maithili 900 - - - - -
 Kayastha, Hindu 3,900 Maithili 3,900 - - - - -
 Khas 500 Nepali 400 - 60 - - -
 Khatik, Hindu 200 Awadhi 200 - - - - -
 Khatwa 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
 Koiri, Hindu 16,000 Maithili 16,000 - - 100 - -
 Koli 500 Awadhi 500 - - - - -
 Kori 7,500 Awadhi 7,500 - - - - -
Kuchbandia 80 Awadhi 80 - - - - -
 Kumal 41,000 Nepali 40,000 - 400 700 - -
 Kumhar, Hindu 1,200 Maithili 1,200 - - - - -
 Kurmi, Hindu 58,000 Bhojpuri 58,000 - - - - -
 Lepcha, Lapche Unknown Lepcha - - - - - -
 Lhomi, Shing Saapa 20 Lhomi - - 20 - - -
 Limbu 500 Limbu 300 - 100 - - 60
 Lodha 27,000 Awadhi 27,000 - - - - -
 Lohar, Hindu 10,000 Maithili 10,000 - - 20 - -
Lohorung Unknown Lohorung - - - - - -
 Lunia, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Magar 452,000 Nepali 383,000 - 61,000 6,700 - 700
 Majhi 2,400 Majhi 2,100 - - 70 - 200
 Mal, Hindu 60 Maithili 60 - - - - -
 Mali, Hindu 1,700 Maithili 1,700 - - - - -
 Mallah, Hindu 24,000 Maithili 24,000 - - 300 - -
 Manihar 400 Bhojpuri - 400 - - - -
 Mech Unknown Bodo - - - - - -
 Moghal 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Munda, Horo 50 Maithili 30 - - - - -
 Murao, Hindu 500 Awadhi 500 - - - - -
 Musahar, Hindu 6,100 Maithili 6,000 - - 100 - -
 Nai, Hindu 17,000 Maithili 17,000 - - - - -
 Nat, Hindu 600 Bhojpuri 600 - - - - -
 Nat, Muslim 400 Bhojpuri - 400 - - - -
 Newah 52,000 Newar 43,000 - 8,200 600 - -
 Oraon, Dhangar 200 Kurux, Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 4,000 Urdu - 4,000 - - - -
 Pasi, Hindu 1,300 Nepali 1,300 - - - - -
 Pinjara 2,900 Urdu - 2,900 - - - -
 Qassab 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Qazi 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Rai 2,200 Nepali 1,300 - - 100 - 800
 Rajbansi 100 Rajbanshi 100 - - - - -
 Rajbansi Koch, Hindu 20 Rajbanshi 20 - - - - -
 Rajbhar 5,300 Bhojpuri 5,200 - - 90 - -
Rajdhob 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
Raji 20 Raji 20 - - - - -
 Rajput 1,800 Maithili 1,800 - - - - -
Rajput Ponwar, Muslim 1,200 Bhojpuri - 1,200 - - - -
 Rajput, Bais, Muslim 1,300 Bhojpuri - 1,300 - - - -
 Rajput, Chauhan, Muslim 1,900 Bhojpuri - 1,900 - - - -
 Rajput, Muslim 14,000 Bhojpuri - 14,000 - - - -
 Rajput, Nau 900 Nepali - 900 - - - -
 Rajput, Saithwar 600 Nepali 600 - - - - -
 Rayeen, Muslim 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Santal, Hor 300 Santhali 200 - - 20 - 80
 Sarki 43,000 Nepali 42,000 - 400 400 - -
 Sayyid 9,600 Urdu - 9,600 - - - -
 Shaikh 138,000 Urdu - 138,000 - - - -
 Silpkar, Hindu 800 Dotyali 800 - - - - -
 Sonar, Hindu 1,600 Nepali 1,600 - - - - -
 Sunri, Hindu 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 1,100 Sunwar 1,000 - - 50 - -
 Tamang 8,600 Tamang, Eastern 400 - 6,900 1,000 - -
 Tamboli, Hindu 14,000 Maithili 14,000 - - - - -
 Tanti, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Teli, Hindu 34,000 Maithili 34,000 - - 30 - -
 Teli, Muslim 1,000 Nepali - 1,000 - - - -
 Thakali 1,500 Nepali 500 - 900 30 - -
 Thakuri 25,000 Nepali 24,000 - 200 600 - -
 Thami 100 Thangmi 100 - - - - -
 Tharu 250,000 Tharu, Dangaura 246,000 - - 4,300 - -
Tharu, Khawas 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
 Thathera, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Yadav, Hindu 141,000 Maithili 141,000 - - 100 - -
 Yakha 700 Yakkha 500 - 200 - - -
Yehlmo 70 Helambu Sherpa 40 - 30 - - -
  Totals:  168 3,299,000   163 2,954,000 202,000 114,000 21,000 40 3,200


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