Country: Nepal

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Number of People Groups

170

Unreached People Groups

164

Total Population

1,994,000

Buddhist

6.6 %

Christian

1.4 %

Hindu

70.2 %

Muslim

1.8 %

Sikh

0.1 %

Other Religions

19.8 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Ansari 1,000 Bhojpuri - 1,000 - - - -
 Arora, Sikh 60 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
Badaik 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
 Badhai, Hindu 1,400 Bhojpuri 1,400 - - - - -
Badhi, Hindu 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
 Bahna, Hindu Unknown Awadhi - - - - - -
 Bairagi, Hindu 16,000 Nepali 16,000 - 30 30 - 30
 Bangali, Hindu 3,600 Bengali 3,500 - 50 - - -
 Bania 8,100 Hindi 7,800 - 20 - - -
 Bania, Agarwal 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Bania, Mahesri 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
Bania, Marwadi 2,100 Marwari 1,900 - - - - -
 Bania, Oswal 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bania, Porwal 90 Hindi 70 - - - - -
 Bantar 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
Bardai 100 Bhojpuri 100 - - - - -
 Beldar, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Bhand, Muslim 2,300 Maithili - 2,300 - - - -
 Bhangi, Hindu 80 Nepali 80 - - - - -
 Bhat, Hindu Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Bhoi, Hindu 1,400 Maithili 1,400 - - - - -
 Bhote 200 Nepali - - 200 - - -
 Bhotia, Buddhist 6,200 Sherpa - - 6,200 - - -
 Bhotia, Sherpa 17,000 Sherpa 1,000 - 15,000 500 - 50
 Bhuinmali 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Bind 400 Bhojpuri 400 - - - - -
 Bote-Majhi 20 Nepali - - 20 - - -
 Brahman 333,000 Nepali 332,000 - 200 200 - 600
 Brahman, Bhumihar 4,900 Maithili 4,900 - - - - -
Brahman, Gaur 1,000 Maithili 1,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Hill 318,000 Nepali 316,000 - 200 200 - 500
Brahman, Jijhotia 60 Nepali 60 - - - - -
Brahman, Joshi 500 Nepali 500 - - - - -
 Brahman, Kanaujia 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
Brahman, Khandelwal 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
 Brahman, Maha 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
Brahman, Parikh 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
Brahman, Purohit 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
Brahman, Pushkarna 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Brahman, Radhi 3,700 Maithili 3,700 - - - - -
 Brahman, Sakaldwipi 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
Brahman, Saraswat 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
Brahman, Srimali 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
Brahman, Utkal 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
Brahman, Vaidik 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
Brahman, Varendra 700 Maithili 700 - - - - -
 Brahman, Vyas 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
Buna, Hindu 60 Nepali 60 - - - - -
Byansi 30 Byangsi 30 - - - - -
 Chain 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Chamar 1,700 Bhojpuri 1,700 - 30 - - -
Chaupal Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Chepang, Tsepang 20 Chepang 20 - - - - -
 Chhetri 230,000 Nepali 220,000 - 4,300 500 20 5,500
 Chidimar Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Christian unspecified 1,100 Nepali - - - 1,100 - -
Churaute 1,300 Nepali 30 1,200 - - - -
 Danuwar Rai 1,900 Danuwar 1,800 - 90 - - -
Darai Unknown Darai - - - - - -
 Darjee 22,000 Nepali 21,000 - 700 200 - -
 Darzi, Hindu 400 Nepali 400 - - - - -
 Darzi, Muslim 700 Nepali - 700 - - - -
 Dhanuk 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Dhimal 10,000 Dhimal 9,100 - 20 30 40 900
 Dhobi, Hindu 700 Maithili 700 - - - - -
 Dom, Hindu 400 Maithili 400 - 20 - - -
 Dosadh, Hindu 1,700 Maithili 1,700 - - - - -
 Dzongkha 300 Dzongkha - - 300 - - -
 Gadaria, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
Gandharva 300 Nepali 200 - 20 - - -
 Gangai 12,000 Nepali 12,000 - 200 - - -
 Gharti 12,000 Nepali 11,000 - 400 70 - 30
 Gond Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Gonrhi Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Gosain, Hindu 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Gurung 20,000 Gurung, Western 5,300 - 14,000 400 30 1,100
 Hadi 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Hajam 1,000 Bhojpuri - 1,000 - - - -
Halalkhor, Hindu 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Halwai, Hindu 2,900 Maithili 2,900 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 300 Chinese, Mandarin - - 300 - - -
 Jat, Hindu 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Jat, Sikh 1,500 Nepali - - - - 1,500 -
Jimdar 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Jirel 100 Jirel 30 - 100 - - -
 Jogi, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Kahar, Hindu 200 Bhojpuri 200 - - - - -
 Kaibartta 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Kalu Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Kalwar, Hindu 2,200 Maithili 2,200 - - - - -
 Kamar 100 Bhojpuri 100 - - - - -
 Kami 29,000 Nepali 27,000 - 1,100 500 - 1,000
 Kandu 1,100 Bhojpuri 1,100 - - - - -
 Kawar 2,000 Maithili 1,900 - 20 - - 20
 Kayastha, Hindu 2,700 Maithili 2,600 - 20 - - -
Khambu 7,200 Nepali 7,200 - - - - -
 Khas 2,500 Jumli 1,900 - 600 - - -
 Khatri, Sikh 40 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
 Khatwa 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Kisan 1,400 Nepali 1,400 - - 20 - -
 Koiri, Hindu 1,300 Maithili 1,300 - - - - -
 Kol 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Korwa 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Kumal 3,100 Nepali 2,900 - 200 20 - -
 Kumhar, Hindu 1,400 Maithili 1,400 - 20 - - -
 Kurmi, Hindu 3,600 Bhojpuri 3,500 - - - - -
 Lepcha, Lapche 3,600 Lepcha 200 - 3,100 200 - 20
 Lhomi, Shing Saapa 70 Lhomi - - 70 - - -
 Limbu 277,000 Limbu 29,000 - 11,000 5,700 50 232,000
 Lodha 300 Awadhi 300 - - - - -
 Lohar, Hindu 500 Nepali 500 - - 20 - -
Lohara 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
 Lunia, Hindu 1,800 Bhojpuri 1,800 - - - - -
 Magar 39,000 Nepali 28,000 - 8,600 900 20 1,400
 Mahishya 20 Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Majhi 6,500 Nepali 6,000 - 30 - - 500
 Majhwar 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
 Mal, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Mali, Hindu 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Mallah, Hindu 2,100 Maithili 2,100 - - - - -
Malto 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Mech 6,800 Bodo 6,100 - 50 90 80 400
 Munda, Horo 1,000 Maithili 900 - - 80 - -
 Musahar, Hindu 2,300 Maithili 2,300 - - - - -
 Nagarchi, Hindu 70 Maithili 70 - - - - -
 Nai, Hindu 2,900 Maithili 2,900 - - - - -
 Namasudra, Hindu 700 Maithili 700 - - - - -
 Newah 42,000 Newar 35,000 - 6,300 200 - 1,000
 Oraon, Dhangar 8,000 Kurux, Nepali 6,600 - 800 400 - 200
 Pahari Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Pashtun, Northern 400 Bhojpuri - 400 - - - -
 Pasi, Hindu Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Pinjara 400 Bhojpuri - 400 - - - -
 Pod Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Qazi 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Rai 170,000 Nepali 35,000 - 6,900 6,900 60 121,000
 Rajbansi Koch, Hindu 1,300 Rajbanshi 1,200 - - - - 60
 Rajbansi, Tajpuri 85,000 Rajbanshi 71,000 - 20 1,200 50 13,000
 Rajbhar 900 Bhojpuri 900 - - - - -
Raji Unknown Raji - - - - - -
 Rajput 1,300 Maithili 1,300 - - - - -
Rajput, Marwadi 500 Marwari 500 - - - - -
 Rajput, Muslim 800 Bhojpuri - 800 - - - -
 Rajput, Sikh 400 Hindi - - - - 400 -
Raute 40 Raute 40 - - - - -
 Rayeen, Muslim 100 Maithili - 100 - - - -
 Santal, Hor 35,000 Santhali 28,000 - 20 1,500 20 5,400
 Sarki 13,000 Nepali 12,000 - 500 200 - -
 Sayyid 2,000 Maithili - 2,000 - - - -
 Shaikh 26,000 Nepali - 26,000 - - - -
 Sonar, Hindu 3,000 Nepali 2,900 - 40 60 - 20
 Sunri, Hindu 2,200 Maithili 2,200 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 33,000 Nepali 23,000 - 700 2,100 - 7,300
 Tajpuriya 11,000 Nepali 8,900 - 20 - - 2,100
 Tamang 57,000 Tamang, Eastern 13,000 - 39,000 3,600 - 900
 Tamboli, Hindu 1,200 Nepali 1,200 - - - - -
 Tanti, Hindu 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Tarkhan, Sikh 100 Maithili - - - - 100 -
 Teli, Hindu 5,200 Maithili 5,200 - 20 - - -
 Thakali 200 Nepali 100 - 60 - - -
 Thakuri 6,100 Nepali 6,000 - 50 60 - -
 Thami 300 Thangmi 300 - 20 - - 40
 Tharu 14,000 Tharu, Dangaura 13,000 - 50 200 - 300
 Tibetan, Bhotia 5,300 Tibetan, Central - - 5,300 - - -
 Tiyar Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
Tokpegola 400 Nepali - - 400 - - -
Walang 800 Bantawa 500 - 200 60 - 60
 Yadav, Hindu 6,800 Maithili 6,800 - - - - -
 Yakha 1,500 Yakkha 400 - 30 70 - -
Yehlmo 4,700 Nepali - - 4,700 - - -
  Totals:  170 1,994,000   164 1,399,000 36,000 132,000 27,000 2,500 395,000

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