Country: Nepal

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Number of People Groups

202

Unreached People Groups

199

Total Population

3,734,000

Buddhist

5.4 %

Christian

0.5 %

Hindu

87.3 %

Muslim

6.0 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.6 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Ahar 1,700 Nepali 1,700 - - - - -
 Ansari 6,500 Bhojpuri - 6,500 - - - -
 Arakh 90 Awadhi 90 - - - - -
 Badhai, Hindu 17,000 Bhojpuri 17,000 - 20 40 20 30
 Badhai, Muslim 500 Nepali - 500 - - - -
Badhi, Hindu 1,700 Nepali 1,700 - 20 20 - -
 Bahelia, Hindu Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
Bahelia, Muslim 900 Bhojpuri - 900 - - - -
 Bahna, Hindu 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Bairagi, Hindu 25,000 Nepali 25,000 - 70 - - 50
 Bangali, Hindu 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
 Bania 27,000 Maithili 27,000 - 80 20 40 200
 Bania, Agarwal 7,100 Hindi 7,000 - - - - 90
 Bania, Agrahari 4,400 Bhojpuri 4,400 - - - - -
 Bania, Kasaundhan 5,300 Hindi 5,300 - - - - -
 Bania, Mahur 1,300 Sindhi 1,300 - - - - -
Bania, Marwadi 1,000 Marwari 900 - 40 - - 40
Bania, Rauniar 700 Bhojpuri 700 - - - - -
Bania, Ummad 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Bania, Unai 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
 Barhamu 100 Nepali 80 - 20 - - -
 Bari, Hindu 10,000 Nepali 10,000 - - - - 20
 Bedia, Hindu 9,200 Maithili 9,100 - - - - 20
Bedia, Muslim Unknown Urdu - - - - - -
 Beldar, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Bhand, Muslim 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Bhangi, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Bhangi, Muslim 20 Maithili - 20 - - - -
 Bhar 1,100 Bhojpuri 1,100 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja, Hindu 400 Nepali 400 - - - - -
 Bhat, Hindu 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Bhat, Muslim 60 Nepali - 60 - - - -
 Bhoi, Hindu 50,000 Maithili 50,000 - 30 - - 100
 Bhote 400 Nepali 100 - 300 - - -
 Bhotia, Sherpa 1,000 Sherpa 40 - 900 - - -
 Bhuinhar 400 Nepali 400 - - - - -
 Bhuyiar 900 Nepali 900 - - - - -
 Biar, Hindu 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Bind 3,200 Maithili 3,200 - - - - -
 Bote-Majhi 3,400 Bote 3,300 - - 20 - -
 Brahman 575,000 Nepali 573,000 - 700 300 20 800
 Brahman, Bhumihar 17,000 Bhojpuri 17,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Gaur 1,200 Maithili 1,200 - - - - -
Brahman, Hill 386,000 Nepali 385,000 - 600 100 - 600
Brahman, Jijhotia 600 Nepali 600 - - - - -
Brahman, Joshi 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Brahman, Kanaujia 4,200 Nepali 4,200 - - - - -
Brahman, Khandelwal 600 Nepali 600 - - - - -
 Brahman, Maha 900 Nepali 900 - - - - -
Brahman, Palliwal 300 Marwari 300 - - - - -
 Brahman, Sakaldwipi 4,000 Nepali 4,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Sanadhya 800 Nepali 800 - - - - -
Brahman, Saraswat 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Brahman, Sawaria 15,000 Nepali 15,000 - - - - -
 Brahman, Terai 155,000 Nepali 153,000 - 100 200 20 100
Buna, Hindu 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Chamar 86,000 Maithili 85,000 - 700 30 - 50
 Chepang, Tsepang 300 Chepang 300 - - - - -
 Chhetri 265,000 Nepali 263,000 - 1,300 300 30 200
 Chidimar 2,800 Nepali 2,800 - - - - 30
Churaute 500 Nepali 40 400 - - - -
 Danuwar Rai 3,600 Danuwar 3,600 - - - - -
 Darai 4,700 Darai 2,600 - 20 - - -
 Darjee 40,000 Nepali 40,000 - 400 200 20 40
 Darzi, Hindu 5,000 Nepali 4,900 - 70 - - 20
 Darzi, Muslim 6,500 Nepali - 6,500 - - - -
Dhandi 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 2,800 Maithili 2,800 - 20 - - -
Dharhi, Muslim 100 Bhojpuri - 100 - - - -
 Dharkar 800 Bhojpuri 800 - - - - -
 Dhimal 20 Dhimal 20 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Hindu 19,000 Maithili 19,000 - 70 20 - 40
 Dhobi, Muslim 2,400 Bhojpuri - 2,400 - - - -
 Dom, Hindu 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Dom, Muslim 2,700 Nepali - 2,700 - - - -
 Dosadh, Hindu 9,100 Maithili 9,100 - - - - 20
 Gadaria, Hindu 4,900 Nepali 4,800 - 50 - - 20
 Gaddi 400 Bhojpuri - 400 - - - -
Gandharva 600 Nepali 600 - - - - -
 Gangai 40 Nepali 40 - - - - -
 Gharti 14,000 Nepali 13,000 - 200 100 - 30
 Ghosi, Muslim 100 Nepali - 100 - - - -
 Gond 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
 Gonrhi 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Goriya, Hindu 200 Awadhi 200 - - - - -
 Gosain, Hindu 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Gujar, Muslim 200 Bhojpuri - 200 - - - -
 Gurung 65,000 Gurung, Western 17,000 - 45,000 1,500 100 1,000
Gurung Ghale 200 Ghale, Southern - - 200 - - -
 Hajam 8,500 Bhojpuri - 8,500 - - - -
Halalkhor, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Halwai, Hindu 3,300 Maithili 3,300 - 20 - - 20
 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 20 - 100 - - -
 Jogi, Hindu 60 Maithili 60 - - - - -
 Jogi, Muslim 70 Bhojpuri - 70 - - - -
 Kahar, Hindu 18,000 Bhojpuri 18,000 - - - - -
 Kalal, Hindu 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Kalu 20 Bengali - 20 - - - -
 Kalwar, Hindu 15,000 Maithili 15,000 - 30 100 - 20
 Kalwar, Muslim 1,100 Bhojpuri - 1,100 - - - -
 Kamar 20 Bhojpuri 20 - - - - -
 Kami 242,000 Nepali 233,000 - 4,000 3,000 - 1,000
 Kandu 3,500 Bhojpuri 3,500 - - - - -
 Kanjar, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Kayastha, Hindu 6,200 Maithili 6,100 - 40 20 - 30
 Khas 500 Nepali 500 - 60 - - -
 Khatik, Hindu 300 Awadhi 300 - - - - -
 Khatwa 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
 Koiri, Hindu 43,000 Maithili 43,000 - 60 200 - 50
 Koli 1,000 Awadhi 1,000 - - - - -
Kuchbandia 20 Awadhi 20 - - - - -
 Kumal 30,000 Nepali 29,000 - 300 600 - 50
 Kumhar, Hindu 15,000 Maithili 15,000 - 60 20 - 80
 Kurmi, Hindu 34,000 Bhojpuri 34,000 - 20 20 - 30
 Lepcha, Lapche Unknown Lepcha - - - - - -
 Limbu 1,900 Limbu 70 - 100 - - 1,700
 Lodha 4,500 Awadhi 4,500 - - - - -
 Lohar, Hindu 18,000 Nepali 18,000 - 20 - - 40
 Lunia, Hindu 11,000 Maithili 11,000 - 20 - - 60
 Magar 489,000 Nepali 365,000 - 117,000 5,300 100 1,800
 Majhi 5,100 Majhi 4,200 - 60 60 30 700
 Majhwar Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Mal, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Mali, Hindu 1,800 Maithili 1,800 - - - - -
 Mallah, Hindu 14,000 Maithili 14,000 - 70 200 - 30
 Manihar 500 Nepali - 500 - - - -
 Mech Unknown Bodo - - - - - -
 Merat, Muslim Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Moghal 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Murao, Hindu 1,100 Awadhi 1,100 - - - - -
 Musahar, Hindu 6,900 Maithili 6,800 - 20 100 - -
 Nai, Hindu 18,000 Maithili 18,000 - 30 20 - 20
Nanbai 30 Nepali - 30 - - - -
 Nat, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Nat, Muslim 500 Bhojpuri - 500 - - - -
 Nau Buddh 600 Nepali - - 600 - - -
 Newah 81,000 Newar 69,000 - 11,000 700 - 100
 Oraon, Dhangar 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Pahari 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 5,400 Bhojpuri - 5,400 - - - -
 Pasi, Hindu 2,200 Nepali 2,200 - - - - -
 Patwa, Hindu 60 Nepali 60 - - - - -
 Pinjara 3,700 Urdu - 3,700 - - - -
 Qassab 300 Nepali - 300 - - - -
 Qazi 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Rai 16,000 Nepali 4,400 - 300 300 50 11,000
 Rajbansi 200 Rajbanshi 200 - - - - 30
 Rajbhar 14,000 Bhojpuri 14,000 - 40 100 - -
Rajdhob 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
Raji Unknown Raji - - - - - -
 Rajput 7,600 Maithili 7,500 - 20 20 - 20
Rajput Ponwar, Muslim 1,500 Bhojpuri - 1,500 - - - -
 Rajput, Bais, Hindu 400 Nepali 400 - - - - -
 Rajput, Bais, Muslim 2,300 Bhojpuri - 2,300 - - - -
 Rajput, Bisen 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Rajput, Chandel 80 Nepali 80 - - - - -
 Rajput, Chauhan, Hindu 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Rajput, Chauhan, Muslim 2,900 Bhojpuri - 2,900 - - - -
Rajput, Dikhit 90 Nepali 90 - - - - -
 Rajput, Gautam 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
 Rajput, Kalhan 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
Rajput, Kausik 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Rajput, Muslim 16,000 Bhojpuri - 16,000 - - - -
Rajput, Nagbansi 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Rajput, Nau 1,500 Nepali - 1,500 - - - -
Rajput, Palwar 80 Nepali 80 - - - - -
Rajput, Ponwar, Hindu 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
Rajput, Rathor Unknown Marwari - - - - - -
 Rajput, Saithwar 1,100 Nepali 1,100 - - - - -
Rajput, Sirnet 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Rajput, Surajbansi 600 Nepali 600 - - - - -
 Rangrez, Muslim 50 Bhojpuri - 50 - - - -
 Rayeen 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Rayeen, Muslim 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Santal, Hor 1,100 Santhali 800 - 20 100 - 200
 Sarki 41,000 Nepali 41,000 - 400 400 - 70
 Sayyid 10,000 Urdu - 10,000 - - - -
 Shaikh 147,000 Urdu - 147,000 - - - -
 Silpkar, Hindu 50 Nepali 50 - - - - -
 Sonar, Hindu 24,000 Nepali 23,000 - 200 200 - 60
 Sunri, Hindu 11,000 Maithili 11,000 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 4,200 Sunwar 3,500 - 30 200 - 500
 Tamang 13,000 Tamang, Eastern 600 - 11,000 800 - -
 Tamboli, Hindu 900 Maithili 900 - - - - -
 Tanti, Hindu 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Tawaif, Muslim 40 Nepali - 40 - - - -
 Teli, Hindu 45,000 Maithili 45,000 - 500 - - 20
 Teli, Muslim 1,200 Nepali - 1,200 - - - -
 Thakali 1,600 Nepali - - 900 20 - 20
 Thakuri 27,000 Nepali 26,000 - 70 500 - -
Thakuria Unknown Bhojpuri - - - - - -
 Thami 200 Thangmi 80 - 30 - - 40
 Tharu 263,000 Tharu, Dangaura 257,000 - 3,200 3,100 40 300
 Thathera, Hindu 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Turaiha 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Yadav, Hindu 105,000 Maithili 105,000 - 100 200 - 50
 Yakha 300 Yakkha 300 - - - - -
Yehlmo 60 Helambu Sherpa 40 - 20 - - -
  Totals:  202 3,734,000   199 3,261,000 226,000 202,000 19,000 600 22,000

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