CountryNepal

State:

  

Lumbini

District:

  

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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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Progress Scale
Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
Adibasi Janajati 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
 Ahar 1,200 Awadhi 1,200 - - - - -
 Ansari 5,900 Urdu - 5,900 - - - -
 Arakh 90 Awadhi 90 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 9,100 Maithili 9,000 - - - - -
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 3,300 Nepali 3,300 - - - - -
 Baha'i 40 Nepali - - - - - 40
Bahelia (Muslim traditions) 800 Bhojpuri - 800 - - - -
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 2,800 Maithili 2,800 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 20,000 Nepali 20,000 - - - - -
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Maithili 3,500 - - - - -
 Bania 29,000 Maithili 29,000 - - - - 40
 Bania, Agarwal 6,400 Bhojpuri 6,300 - - - - 20
 Bania, Agrahari 1,600 Bhojpuri 1,600 - - - - -
 Bania, Kasaundhan 1,600 Bhojpuri 1,600 - - - - -
 Bania, Mahur 1,100 Bhojpuri 1,100 - - - - -
Bania, Rauniar 700 Bhojpuri 700 - - - - -
 Bania, Unai 500 Bhojpuri 500 - - - - -
 Bantar 50 Maithili 50 - - - - -
Barhamu 90 Nepali 90 - - - - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Maithili 2,500 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 8,000 Maithili 8,000 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Awadhi 1,300 - - - - -
 Bhar 1,000 Bhojpuri 1,000 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 200 Awadhi 200 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 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 Maithili 2,700 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gaur 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
Brahmin, Hill 476,000 Nepali 476,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Jijhotia 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Kanaujia 1,400 Maithili 1,400 - - - - -
Brahmin, Khandelwal 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Maha 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Sakaldwipi 1,400 Maithili 1,400 - - - - -
Brahmin, Sanadhya 600 Awadhi 600 - - - - -
Brahmin, Saraswat 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Sawaria 3,100 Awadhi 3,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Terai 13,000 Maithili 13,000 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 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 Bhojpuri 200 - - - - -
 Danuwar Rai 200 Danuwar 200 - - - - -
 Darai 4,300 Darai 2,300 - - - - -
 Darjee 45,000 Nepali 45,000 - 500 200 - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Maithili 1,900 - - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 5,100 Urdu - 5,100 - - - -
Devhar Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
Dhandi 1,900 Bhojpuri 1,900 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 900 Maithili 900 - - - - -
 Dharkar 1,600 Bhojpuri 1,600 - - - - -
 Dhimal 20 Dhimal 20 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 34,000 Maithili 34,000 - - 40 - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 2,100 Urdu - 2,100 - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Dom (Muslim traditions) 1,600 Bhojpuri - 1,600 - - - -
 Dosadh (Hindu traditions) 39,000 Maithili 39,000 - - - - -
 Dura Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 900 Maithili 900 - - - - -
 Gaddi 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Gandharva 1,300 Nepali 1,200 - - - - -
 Gangai 50 Nepali 50 - - - - -
 Gharti 8,500 Nepali 8,400 - 40 100 - -
 Gonrhi 60 Bhojpuri 60 - - - - -
 Goriya (Hindu traditions) 200 Awadhi 200 - - - - -
 Gosain (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Gurung 37,000 Gurung, Western 2,400 - 30,000 2,500 - 1,200
Gurung Ghale 300 Ghale, Southern - - 300 - - -
 Hajam 7,400 Urdu - 7,400 - - - -
Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 8,900 Maithili 8,900 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 40 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 43,000 Bhojpuri 43,000 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 9,200 Maithili 9,100 - - 80 - -
 Kalwar (Muslim traditions) 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 traditions) 900 Maithili 900 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 3,900 Maithili 3,900 - - - - -
 Khas 500 Nepali 400 - 60 - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 200 Awadhi 200 - - - - -
 Khatwa 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 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 traditions) 1,200 Maithili 1,200 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 58,000 Bhojpuri 58,000 - - - - -
 Lepcha, Lapche Unknown Lepcha - - - - - -
 Lhomi, Shing Saapa 20 Lhomi - - 20 - - -
 Limbu 500 Limbu 300 - 100 - - 60
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 27,000 Bhojpuri 27,000 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Maithili 10,000 - - 20 - -
Lohorung Unknown Yamphu, Southern - - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Magar 452,000 Nepali 383,000 - 61,000 6,700 - 700
 Majhi 2,400 Maithili 2,100 - - 70 - 200
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 60 Maithili 60 - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Maithili 1,700 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 24,000 Maithili 24,000 - - 300 - -
 Manihar 400 Bhojpuri - 400 - - - -
 Mech Unknown Bodo - - - - - -
 Moghal 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Munda, Horo 50 Maithili 30 - - - - -
 Murao (Hindu traditions) 500 Awadhi 500 - - - - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 6,100 Maithili 6,000 - - 100 - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Maithili 17,000 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 600 Bhojpuri 600 - - - - -
 Nat (Muslim traditions) 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 traditions) 1,300 Bhojpuri 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 traditions) 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 (Muslim traditions) 14,000 Urdu - 14,000 - - - -
Rajput Ponwar (Muslim traditions) 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
 Rajput, Bais (Muslim traditions) 1,300 Urdu - 1,300 - - - -
 Rajput, Chauhan (Muslim traditions) 1,900 Urdu - 1,900 - - - -
 Rajput, Nau 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Rajput, Saithwar 600 Bhojpuri 600 - - - - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 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 traditions) 800 Nepali 800 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Maithili 1,600 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 1,100 Sunwar 1,000 - - 50 - -
 Tamang 8,600 Tamang, Eastern 400 - 6,900 1,000 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Maithili 14,000 - - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 34,000 Maithili 34,000 - - 30 - -
 Teli (Muslim traditions) 1,000 Urdu - 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 traditions) 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 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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