Country: Nepal

State:  Mechi

District:  All



Number of People Groups

139

Unreached People Groups

133

Total Population

1,658,000

Buddhist

7.9 %

Christian

1.7 %

Hindu

67.6 %

Muslim

1.4 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

19.6 %
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
Adibasi Janajati 400 Nepali 400 - - - - -
 Ansari 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Badhai, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
Badhi, Hindu 400 Nepali 400 - - - - -
 Baha'i 40 Nepali - - - - - 40
 Bahna, Hindu 50 Maithili 50 - - - - -
 Bairagi, Hindu 16,000 Nepali 15,000 - - - - -
 Bangali, Hindu 4,100 Maithili 4,100 - - - - -
 Bania 3,800 Maithili 3,600 - - - - 200
 Bania, Agarwal 800 Hindi 800 - - - - 40
 Bania, Mahesri 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Bania, Oswal 90 Hindi 60 - - - - 30
 Bantar 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
Bantawa 700 Bantawa 200 - 500 - - -
Bardai 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Bedia, Hindu 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
 Bhand, Muslim 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Bhoi, Hindu 900 Maithili 900 - - - - -
 Bhote 900 Nepali 100 - 800 - - -
 Bhotia, Sherpa 17,000 Sherpa - - 17,000 600 - 50
 Bind 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Bote-Majhi 600 Bote 500 - 30 - - -
 Brahmin 264,000 Nepali 249,000 - - - - 60
 Brahmin, Bhumihar 800 Bhojpuri 800 - - - - -
Brahmin, Hill 261,000 Nepali 246,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Terai 3,600 Nepali 3,600 - - - - 50
Byansi 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Chamar Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
Chamling 500 Chamling 200 - 300 - - -
 Chepang, Tsepang 20 Chepang 20 - - - - -
 Chhantyal 80 Nepali 80 - - - - -
 Chhetri 198,000 Nepali 196,000 - 1,600 100 - 300
 Christian unspecified Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
Churaute 1,200 Nepali 30 1,200 - - - -
 Danuwar Rai 2,600 Danuwar 2,500 - 40 - - -
 Darai 20 Darai 20 - - - - -
 Darjee 25,000 Nepali 24,000 - 800 200 - -
 Darzi, Hindu Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Darzi, Muslim 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
Devhar 60 Nepali 60 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 2,300 Maithili 2,300 - - - - -
 Dhimal 9,000 Dhimal 9,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Hindu 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Dom, Hindu 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Dosadh, Hindu 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Gadaria, Hindu 400 Nepali 400 - - - - -
Gandharva 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Gangai 10,000 Nepali 10,000 - 200 - - -
 Gharti 9,900 Nepali 9,300 - 600 50 - 30
 Gurung 25,000 Gurung, Western 2,400 - 22,000 700 - 900
Gurung Ghale 60 Nepali - - 60 - - -
 Hadi 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Hajam 1,000 Bhojpuri - 1,000 - - - -
Halalkhor, Hindu 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Halwai, Hindu 2,500 Maithili 2,500 - - - - -
Hayu 100 Wayu 100 - - - - -
 Jat, Hindu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Jat, Sikh 70 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
 Jirel 40 Jirel 40 - - - - -
 Jogi, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Kahar, Hindu 100 Bhojpuri 100 - - - - -
 Kaibartta 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
 Kalal, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Kalwar, Hindu 1,100 Maithili 1,100 - - - - -
 Kamar 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Kami 45,000 Nepali 43,000 - 900 700 - -
 Kandu 500 Bhojpuri 500 - - - - -
 Kanjar, Hindu 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Kawar 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Kayastha, Hindu 1,100 Maithili 1,100 - - - - -
Khaling 300 Khaling 50 - 300 - - -
Khambu 600 Nepali 600 - - - - -
 Khas 800 Nepali 500 - 300 - - -
 Khatwa 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Kisan 1,100 Moikodi 1,000 - - 30 - -
 Koiri, Hindu 1,200 Maithili 1,200 - - - - -
Kulung 800 Kulung 200 - 600 - - -
 Kumal 3,000 Nepali 2,600 - 300 80 - -
 Kumhar, Hindu 70 Maithili 70 - - - - -
 Kurmi, Hindu 1,600 Bhojpuri 1,600 - - - - -
Kusunda Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Lepcha, Lapche 3,000 Lepcha 70 - 2,800 100 - -
 Lhomi, Shing Saapa Unknown Lhomi - - - - - -
 Limbu 229,000 Limbu 16,000 - 10,000 5,600 - 198,000
 Lodha 30 Awadhi 30 - - - - -
 Lohar, Hindu 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
Lohorung 100 Lohorung - - - - - 100
 Lunia, Hindu 1,200 Maithili 1,200 - - - - -
 Magar 40,000 Nepali 31,000 - 6,800 1,100 - 700
 Majhi 7,500 Majhi 7,400 - - - - 200
 Mali, Hindu 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Mallah, Hindu 2,000 Maithili 2,000 - - - - -
 Mech 4,100 Bodo 4,000 - - 80 - 40
Mewahang 900 Mewahang, Western 300 - 30 - - 600
 Munda, Horo 500 Maithili 500 - - 30 - -
 Musahar, Hindu 3,100 Maithili 3,100 - - - - -
 Nai, Hindu 3,000 Maithili 3,000 - - - - -
 Namassej, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Nat, Hindu 30 Bhojpuri 30 - - - - -
 Newah 42,000 Newar 31,000 - 9,800 400 - 100
 Oraon, Dhangar 1,800 Kurux, Nepali 1,700 - - 50 - -
 Pahari 20 Nepali - - 20 - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Pinjara 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Qazi 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Rai 138,000 Nepali 17,000 - 70 6,200 - 113,000
 Rajbansi 73,000 Rajbanshi 66,000 - - 4,700 - 2,500
 Rajbansi Koch, Hindu 1,000 Rajbanshi 1,000 - - - - -
 Rajbhar Unknown Bhojpuri - - - - - -
Raji 100 Raji 100 - - - - -
 Rajput 600 Maithili 600 - - - - 20
 Rajput, Muslim 700 Bhojpuri - 700 - - - -
 Raute 100 Raute 100 - - - - -
 Rayeen, Muslim 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
Sampang 400 Sampang 50 - 300 - - 30
 Santal, Hor 30,000 Santhali 27,000 - - 1,500 - 2,000
Sarbaria 300 Nepali 200 - - - - 40
 Sarki 8,500 Nepali 7,400 - 700 300 - 60
 Sayyid 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
 Shaikh 17,000 Urdu - 17,000 - - - -
 Sonar, Hindu 1,000 Nepali 1,000 - - - - -
 Sunri, Hindu 1,300 Maithili 1,300 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 9,400 Sunwar 6,800 - 800 400 - 1,500
 Tajpuriya 12,000 Rajbanshi 12,000 - 20 - - 90
 Tamang 62,000 Tamang, Eastern 7,800 - 49,000 4,500 - 300
 Tamboli, Hindu 1,100 Maithili 1,100 - - - - -
 Tanti, Hindu 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Teli, Hindu 5,900 Maithili 5,900 - - - - -
 Thakali 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Thakuri 900 Nepali 900 - - - - -
 Thami 1,100 Thangmi 800 - - - - 300
 Tharu 10,000 Tharu, Dangaura 9,900 - - 600 - -
Thulung 200 Thulung 100 - 80 - - 30
Tokpegola 1,400 Sherpa - - 1,400 - - -
Walang 1,200 Walungge 200 - 700 - - 200
 Yadav, Hindu 5,100 Maithili 5,100 - - - - -
 Yakha 3,100 Yakkha 800 - 90 40 - 2,200
Yamphu 600 Yamphu 30 - 600 - - -
Yehlmo 1,300 Helambu Sherpa - - 1,300 - - -
  Totals:  139 1,658,000   133 1,120,000 24,000 130,000 28,000 70 324,000


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