Country: Nepal

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Number of People Groups

200

Unreached People Groups

197

Total Population

3,549,000

Buddhist

6.4 %

Christian

0.3 %

Hindu

86.0 %

Muslim

6.4 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.8 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
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Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Ahar 1,700 Awadhi 1,700 - - - - -
 Ansari 6,600 Bhojpuri - 6,600 - - - -
 Arakh 90 Awadhi 90 - - - - -
 Badhai, Hindu 18,000 Bhojpuri 18,000 - 30 50 20 40
 Badhai, Muslim 500 Nepali - 500 - - - -
Badhi, Hindu 1,000 Nepali 1,000 - 20 20 - -
 Bahelia, Hindu Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
Bahelia, Muslim 900 Bhojpuri - 900 - - - -
 Bairagi, Hindu 25,000 Nepali 25,000 - 100 30 - 70
 Bangali, Hindu 100 Bengali 90 - - - - -
 Bania 29,000 Hindi 29,000 - 100 30 60 300
 Bania, Agarwal 7,700 Hindi 7,500 - - - - 200
 Bania, Agrahari 4,600 Bhojpuri 4,600 - - - - -
 Bania, Kasaundhan 6,100 Hindi 6,100 - - - - -
 Bania, Mahur 1,900 Sindhi 1,900 - - - - -
Bania, Marwadi 2,300 Marwari 2,300 - 50 - - 40
 Bania, Porwal 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Bania, Rauniar 900 Bhojpuri 900 - - - - -
Bania, Ummad 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Bania, Unai 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Barhamu 300 Nepali 200 - 80 - - -
 Bari, Hindu 13,000 Nepali 13,000 - 20 - - 20
 Bedia, Hindu 9,000 Bhojpuri 9,000 - - - - 30
Bedia, Muslim Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Beldar, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Bhand, Muslim 500 Maithili - 500 - - - -
 Bhangi, Hindu 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Bhangi, Muslim 30 Maithili - 30 - - - -
 Bhar 1,400 Bhojpuri 1,400 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja, Hindu 500 Nepali 500 - - - - -
 Bhat, Hindu 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Bhat, Muslim 60 Nepali - 60 - - - -
 Bhoi, Hindu 49,000 Maithili 49,000 - 40 20 - 200
 Bhote 400 Nepali 100 - 200 - - -
 Bhotia, Sherpa 900 Sherpa 40 - 900 - - -
 Bhuinhar 500 Nepali 500 - - - - -
 Bhuyiar 900 Nepali 900 - - - - -
 Biar, Hindu 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Bind 1,900 Bhojpuri 1,900 - - - - -
 Bote-Majhi 1,700 Nepali 1,700 - 20 30 - -
 Brahman 575,000 Nepali 573,000 - 900 300 20 1,000
 Brahman, Bhumihar 18,000 Maithili 18,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Gaur 1,400 Maithili 1,400 - - - - -
Brahman, Hill 278,000 Nepali 277,000 - 700 100 - 700
Brahman, Jijhotia 900 Nepali 900 - - - - -
Brahman, Joshi 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Brahman, Kanaujia 5,900 Nepali 5,900 - - - - -
Brahman, Khandelwal 900 Nepali 900 - - - - -
 Brahman, Maha 900 Nepali 900 - - - - -
Brahman, Palliwal 500 Marwari 500 - - - - -
 Brahman, Sakaldwipi 5,200 Nepali 5,200 - - - - -
Brahman, Sanadhya 1,700 Nepali 1,700 - - - - -
Brahman, Saraswat 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Brahman, Sawaria 18,000 Nepali 18,000 - - - - -
Buna, Hindu 70 Nepali 70 - - - - -
 Chain Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Chamar 78,000 Bhojpuri 77,000 - 900 40 - 60
 Chepang, Tsepang 1,100 Chepang 1,100 - - - - -
 Chhetri 265,000 Nepali 263,000 - 1,400 200 30 300
 Chidimar 2,800 Nepali 2,800 - - - - 30
Churaute 500 Nepali 40 400 - - - -
 Danuwar Rai 4,300 Danuwar 4,300 - - - - -
Darai 1,300 Darai 1,200 - 30 20 - -
 Darjee 32,000 Nepali 32,000 - 400 200 20 40
 Darzi, Hindu 5,700 Nepali 5,600 - 80 - - 20
 Darzi, Muslim 6,600 Nepali - 6,600 - - - -
 Dhanuk 4,500 Maithili 4,500 - 30 - - -
Dharhi, Muslim 100 Bhojpuri - 100 - - - -
 Dharkar 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Dhimal Unknown Dhimal - - - - - -
 Dhobi, Hindu 17,000 Maithili 17,000 - 90 30 - 50
 Dhobi, Muslim 2,500 Nepali - 2,500 - - - -
 Dom, Hindu 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Dom, Muslim 2,800 Nepali - 2,800 - - - -
 Dosadh, Hindu 4,800 Maithili 4,800 - 20 - - 30
 Gadaria, Hindu 6,200 Maithili 6,100 - 70 - - 30
 Gaddi 400 Bhojpuri - 400 - - - -
Gandharva 500 Nepali 500 - - - - -
 Gangai Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Gharti 19,000 Nepali 18,000 - 300 70 - 70
 Ghosi, Muslim 200 Nepali - 200 - - - -
 Gond 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Gonrhi 500 Nepali 500 - - - - -
 Goriya, Hindu 200 Awadhi 200 - - - - -
 Gosain, Hindu 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
 Gujar, Muslim 200 Bhojpuri - 200 - - - -
 Gurung 78,000 Gurung, Western 26,000 - 50,000 800 200 1,100
 Hajam 8,700 Bhojpuri - 8,700 - - - -
 Halwai, Hindu 2,500 Maithili 2,500 - 30 - - 30
 Halwai, Muslim 100 Nepali - 100 - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 90 Chinese, Mandarin - - 90 - - -
 Jat, Hindu 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Jat, Sikh 30 Nepali - - - - 30 -
 Jirel 200 Jirel 30 - 100 - - -
 Jogi, Hindu 70 Maithili 70 - - - - -
 Jogi, Muslim 70 Bhojpuri - 70 - - - -
 Kahar, Hindu 14,000 Bhojpuri 14,000 - 20 - - -
 Kalu 20 Bengali - 20 - - - -
 Kalwar, Hindu 18,000 Maithili 18,000 - 40 30 - 30
 Kalwar, Muslim 1,200 Nepali - 1,200 - - - -
 Kami 248,000 Nepali 240,000 - 4,300 2,300 - 1,100
 Kandu 5,000 Bhojpuri 5,000 - - - - -
 Kanjar, Hindu 20 Awadhi 20 - - - - -
 Kayastha, Hindu 7,700 Maithili 7,600 - 60 30 - 40
Kharia 100 Kharia 100 - - - - -
 Khatik, Hindu 300 Awadhi 300 - - - - -
 Koiri, Hindu 51,000 Maithili 50,000 - 80 30 - 70
 Koli 1,000 Awadhi 1,000 - - - - -
Kuchbandia 20 Awadhi 20 - - - - -
 Kumal 24,000 Nepali 23,000 - 300 100 - 80
 Kumhar, Hindu 18,000 Maithili 18,000 - 80 30 - 100
 Kurmi, Hindu 33,000 Bhojpuri 33,000 - 30 20 - 30
Laheri, Hindu 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
Laheri, Muslim 30 Bengali - 30 - - - -
 Lepcha, Lapche Unknown Lepcha - - - - - -
 Limbu 2,600 Limbu 90 - - - - 2,500
 Lodha 4,600 Awadhi 4,600 - - - - -
 Lohar, Hindu 22,000 Nepali 22,000 - 30 20 - 50
 Lunia, Hindu 17,000 Bhojpuri 17,000 - 30 - - 100
 Magar 499,000 Nepali 359,000 - 135,000 2,800 200 2,000
 Mahishya Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Majhi 7,400 Nepali 5,900 - 100 40 40 1,400
 Majhwar Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Mal, Hindu 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Mali, Hindu 1,800 Maithili 1,800 - - - - -
 Mallah, Hindu 15,000 Maithili 15,000 - 100 20 - 50
Malto 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Manihar 500 Nepali - 500 - - - -
 Mech Unknown Bodo - - - - - -
 Merat, Muslim Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Moghal 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Murao, Hindu 1,100 Awadhi 1,100 - - - - -
 Musahar, Hindu 3,800 Maithili 3,700 - 40 - - -
Nagar Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Nai, Hindu 20,000 Maithili 20,000 - 40 20 - 30
Nanbai 40 Bhojpuri - 40 - - - -
 Nat, Hindu 30 Bhojpuri 30 - - - - -
 Nat, Muslim 600 Bhojpuri - 600 - - - -
 Nau Buddh 600 Nepali - - 600 - - -
 Newah 78,000 Newar 67,000 - 11,000 400 - 100
 Oraon, Dhangar 700 Kurux, Nepali 700 - 40 20 - -
 Pahari 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Northern 5,500 Bhojpuri - 5,500 - - - -
 Pasi, Hindu 2,700 Nepali 2,700 - - - - -
 Patwa, Hindu 70 Maithili 70 - - - - -
Pawaria, Muslim 20 Bhojpuri - 20 - - - -
 Pinjara 3,900 Bhojpuri - 3,900 - - - -
 Pod Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Qassab 300 Nepali - 300 - - - -
 Qazi 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Rai 19,000 Nepali 4,800 - 300 300 50 14,000
 Rajbansi 200 Rajbanshi 200 - - - - 20
 Rajbhar 13,000 Bhojpuri 13,000 - 50 30 - -
Raji Unknown Raji - - - - - -
 Rajput 8,700 Maithili 8,600 - 20 20 - 20
Rajput Ponwar, Muslim 1,500 Bhojpuri - 1,500 - - - -
 Rajput, Bais, Hindu 500 Nepali 500 - - - - -
 Rajput, Bais, Muslim 2,300 Bhojpuri - 2,300 - - - -
 Rajput, Bisen 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
 Rajput, Chandel 100 Bhojpuri 100 - - - - -
 Rajput, Chauhan, Hindu 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Rajput, Chauhan, Muslim 3,600 Bhojpuri - 3,600 - - - -
Rajput, Dikhit 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Rajput, Gautam 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
 Rajput, Kalhan 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
Rajput, Kausik 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Rajput, Muslim 16,000 Bhojpuri - 16,000 - - - -
Rajput, Nagbansi 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Rajput, Nau 1,500 Nepali - 1,500 - - - -
Rajput, Palwar 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
Rajput, Ponwar, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
Rajput, Rathor 20 Marwari 20 - - - - -
 Rajput, Saithwar 1,400 Nepali 1,400 - - - - -
Rajput, Sirnet 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
 Rajput, Surajbansi 600 Nepali 600 - - - - -
 Rangrez, Muslim 70 Bhojpuri - 70 - - - -
 Rayeen, Muslim 300 Maithili - 300 - - - -
 Santal, Hor 900 Santhali 700 - 20 100 - 100
 Sarki 43,000 Nepali 42,000 - 400 300 - 70
 Sayyid 10,000 Maithili - 10,000 - - - -
 Shaikh 148,000 Nepali - 148,000 - - - -
 Silpkar, Hindu 50 Awadhi 50 - - - - -
 Sonar, Hindu 30,000 Nepali 29,000 - 200 300 - 80
 Sunri, Hindu 14,000 Maithili 14,000 - - - - 20
 Sunuwar 4,800 Nepali 4,000 - 40 100 - 700
 Tamang 11,000 Tamang, Eastern 300 - 11,000 40 - -
 Tamboli, Hindu 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Tanti, Hindu 1,100 Maithili 1,100 - - - - -
 Tawaif, Muslim 60 Nepali - 60 - - - -
 Teli, Hindu 46,000 Maithili 45,000 - 700 - - 20
 Teli, Muslim 1,200 Nepali - 1,200 - - - -
 Thakali 1,900 Nepali - - 1,100 20 - 20
 Thakuri 24,000 Nepali 23,000 - 90 100 - -
Thakuria Unknown Bhojpuri - - - - - -
 Thami 200 Thangmi 90 - 30 - - 50
 Tharu 283,000 Tharu, Dangaura 276,000 - 5,500 1,100 40 500
 Thathera, Hindu 50 Maithili 50 - - - - -
 Turaiha 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Yadav, Hindu 106,000 Maithili 106,000 - 200 50 - 60
 Yakha Unknown Yakkha - - - - - -
  Totals:  200 3,549,000   197 3,053,000 229,000 229,000 10,000 700 27,000

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