Number of People Groups

134

Unreached People Groups

131

Total Population

420,000

Buddhist

9.7 %

Christian

2.9 %

Hindu

58.4 %

Muslim

1.4 %

Sikh

0.1 %

Other Religions

27.3 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Ansari Unknown Bhojpuri - 30 - - - -
Badaik Unknown Maithili 30 - - - - -
 Badhai, Hindu 200 Bhojpuri 200 - - - - -
 Bairagi, Hindu 2,000 Nepali 1,900 - 10 20 - 10
 Bangali, Hindu Unknown Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Bania 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Bania, Agarwal Unknown Hindi 80 - - - - -
Bania, Marwadi 200 Marwari 200 - - - - -
 Bantar Unknown Maithili 60 - - - - -
 Beldar, Hindu Unknown Maithili 10 - - - - -
 Bhand, Muslim 1,000 Maithili - 1,000 - - - -
 Bhangi, Hindu Unknown Nepali 60 - - - - -
 Bhat, Hindu Unknown Nepali 10 - - - - -
 Bhotia, Buddhist 4,000 Sherpa - - 4,000 - - -
 Bhotia, Sherpa 2,300 Sherpa 200 - 2,000 100 - 10
 Bhuinmali 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Bind 100 Bhojpuri 100 - - - - -
 Brahman 55,000 Nepali 55,000 - 70 100 - 50
 Brahman, Bhumihar 2,200 Maithili 2,200 - - - - -
Brahman, Gaur 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
Brahman, Hill 49,000 Nepali 48,000 - 70 100 - 50
Brahman, Joshi 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
 Brahman, Kanaujia Unknown Nepali 80 - - - - -
Brahman, Khandelwal 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Brahman, Maha 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
Brahman, Parikh 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
Brahman, Purohit 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
Brahman, Pushkarna 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Brahman, Radhi 2,300 Maithili 2,300 - - - - -
 Brahman, Sakaldwipi Unknown Nepali 90 - - - - -
Brahman, Saraswat Unknown Maithili 80 - - - - -
Brahman, Srimali Unknown Maithili 60 - - - - -
 Brahman, Terai 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
Brahman, Utkal 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
Brahman, Vaidik 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
Brahman, Varendra 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Brahman, Vyas 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
Buna, Hindu Unknown Nepali 60 - - - - -
 Chain Unknown Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Chamar 600 Bhojpuri 600 - 10 - - -
Chaupal Unknown Maithili 10 - - - - -
 Chhetri 49,000 Nepali 49,000 - 100 200 - 40
 Danuwar Rai 400 Danuwar 400 - - 10 - -
 Darjee 3,500 Nepali 3,300 - 100 90 - -
 Darzi, Muslim 100 Nepali - 100 - - - -
 Dhanuk 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Dhimal 500 Dhimal 300 - 10 20 30 200
 Dhobi, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Dom, Hindu Unknown Maithili 90 - - - - -
 Dosadh, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Dzongkha 200 Dzongkha - - 200 - - -
 Gangai 700 Nepali 700 - 20 - - 10
 Gharti 1,700 Nepali 1,500 - 80 30 - 30
 Gond Unknown Maithili 10 - - - - -
 Gonrhi Unknown Nepali 10 - - - - -
 Gosain, Hindu Unknown Nepali 80 - - - - -
 Gurung 7,000 Gurung, Western 2,300 - 4,400 200 20 100
 Hadi 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Halwai, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 200 Chinese, Mandarin - - 200 - - -
 Jat, Hindu Unknown Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Jat, Sikh Unknown Nepali - - - - 20 -
Jimdar 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Jirel Unknown Jirel - - 40 - - -
 Jogi, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Kahar, Hindu 100 Bhojpuri 100 - - - - -
 Kaibartta Unknown Maithili 60 - - - - -
 Kalu Unknown Bengali - 10 - - - -
 Kalwar, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Kami 3,700 Nepali 3,500 - 200 80 - -
 Kandu 300 Bhojpuri 300 - - - - -
 Kawar 300 Maithili 300 - 10 10 - -
 Kayastha, Hindu 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
Khambu 1,200 Nepali 1,200 - - - - -
 Khas Unknown Jumli 20 - - - - -
 Kisan Unknown Nepali 40 - - - - -
 Koiri, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Kol Unknown Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Korwa Unknown Awadhi 90 - - - - -
 Kumal 400 Nepali 400 - - - - -
 Kumhar, Hindu 300 Maithili 200 - - 10 - -
 Kurmi, Hindu 200 Bhojpuri 200 - - - - -
 Lepcha, Lapche 2,600 Lepcha 70 - 2,400 100 - -
 Limbu 52,000 Limbu 4,800 - 400 1,800 10 45,000
 Lodha 200 Awadhi 200 - - - - -
 Lohar, Hindu 200 Nepali 200 - - 20 - -
Lohara Unknown Nepali 30 - - - - -
 Lunia, Hindu 100 Bhojpuri 100 - - - - -
 Magar 12,000 Nepali 8,300 - 2,800 400 - 50
 Mahishya Unknown Bengali 20 - - - - -
 Majhi 200 Nepali 100 - - - - 40
 Majhwar Unknown Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Mal, Hindu Unknown Maithili 10 - - - - -
 Mali, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Mallah, Hindu Unknown Maithili 80 - - - - -
Malto Unknown Maithili 30 - - - - -
 Mech 1,400 Bodo 1,000 - 20 40 50 200
 Munda, Horo 200 Maithili 90 - - 40 10 -
 Musahar, Hindu 400 Maithili 400 - 10 - - -
 Nagarchi, Hindu Unknown Maithili 50 - - - - -
 Nai, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Namasudra, Hindu 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Newah 8,100 Nepali 6,100 - 1,800 80 - 30
 Oraon, Dhangar 4,900 Kurux, Nepali 3,700 - 700 300 10 200
 Pashtun, Northern Unknown Bhojpuri - 60 - - - -
 Pasi, Hindu Unknown Nepali 10 - - - - -
 Pinjara Unknown Bhojpuri - 10 - - - -
 Pod Unknown Maithili 10 - - - - -
 Rai 89,000 Nepali 18,000 - 1,200 5,200 60 65,000
 Rajbansi Koch, Hindu 200 Rajbanshi 200 - - - - -
 Rajbansi, Tajpuri 2,200 Rajbanshi 1,600 - 10 20 30 500
 Rajput 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Rayeen, Muslim Unknown Maithili - 10 - - - -
 Santal, Hor 1,400 Santhali 900 - 10 300 10 100
 Sarki 3,200 Nepali 3,100 - 60 40 - -
 Sayyid 400 Maithili - 400 - - - -
 Shaikh 4,400 Nepali - 4,400 - - - -
 Sonar, Hindu 700 Nepali 700 - 10 10 - -
 Sunri, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 13,000 Nepali 9,200 - 400 900 - 2,600
 Tajpuriya 1,300 Nepali 800 - - 10 10 500
 Tamang 20,000 Tamang, Eastern 900 - 17,000 2,200 - -
 Tamboli, Hindu Unknown Nepali 40 - - - - -
 Tanti, Hindu Unknown Maithili 90 - - - - -
 Teli, Hindu 500 Maithili 500 - 10 - - -
 Thakali Unknown Nepali - - 10 - - -
 Thakuri 1,000 Nepali 1,000 - 10 20 - -
 Thami 100 Thangmi 60 - 20 - - 40
 Tharu 100 Tharu, Dangaura 100 - - - - -
 Tibetan, Bhotia 2,400 Tibetan, Central - - 2,400 - - -
 Tiyar Unknown Maithili 10 - - - - -
 Yadav, Hindu 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Yakha 400 Yakkha 50 - 10 40 - -
Yehlmo 300 Nepali - - 300 - - -
  Totals:  134 420,000   131 245,000 6,100 41,000 12,000 300 115,000

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