Country: Nepal

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Number of People Groups

179

Unreached People Groups

176

Total Population

3,496,000

Buddhist

10.8 %

Christian

0.6 %

Hindu

78.5 %

Muslim

9.3 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.5 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Abdul 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Aghori 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
Amat 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Ansari 22,000 Bhojpuri - 22,000 - - - -
 Badhai, Hindu 15,000 Bhojpuri 15,000 - 20 - - 20
Badhi, Hindu 400 Nepali 400 - - - - -
 Baha'i 50 Hindi - - - - - -
 Bahna, Hindu 70 Awadhi 70 - - - - -
 Bairagi, Hindu 40,000 Nepali 40,000 - 100 60 - 100
 Bangali, Hindu 700 Bengali 700 - - - - -
 Bania 39,000 Hindi 39,000 - 40 - 20 30
 Bania, Agarwal 3,500 Hindi 3,500 - - - - -
 Bania, Agrahari 700 Bhojpuri 700 - - - - -
 Bania, Kasarwani 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
Bania, Marwadi 13,000 Marwari 13,000 - 20 - - -
Bania, Rauniar 1,500 Bhojpuri 1,500 - - - - -
Bankariya 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Bantar 400 Maithili 400 - 20 - - -
Bardai 1,700 Bhojpuri 1,700 - - - - -
 Barhamu 600 Nepali 400 - 200 20 - -
 Bari, Hindu 6,100 Nepali 6,100 - - - - -
 Bedia, Hindu 1,100 Bhojpuri 1,100 - - - - -
Bedia, Muslim 400 Maithili - 400 - - - -
 Beldar, Hindu 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Bhangi, Hindu 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Bhangi, Muslim 30 Maithili - 30 - - - -
 Bhar 400 Bhojpuri 400 - - - - -
 Bhat, Hindu 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Bhoi, Hindu 6,300 Maithili 6,300 - - - - -
 Bhote 1,200 Nepali 600 - 600 - - -
 Bhotia, Sherpa 3,800 Sherpa 40 - 3,800 - - -
 Bind 15,000 Bhojpuri 15,000 - - - - 60
 Bote-Majhi 3,000 Nepali 2,100 - 800 - - -
 Brahman 359,000 Nepali 357,000 - 1,000 200 - 300
 Brahman, Bhumihar 19,000 Maithili 19,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Gaur 5,400 Maithili 5,400 - 20 - - -
Brahman, Hill 315,000 Nepali 313,000 - 1,000 200 - 300
Brahman, Jijhotia 2,100 Nepali 2,100 - - - - -
Brahman, Joshi 1,500 Nepali 1,500 - - - - -
Brahman, Jyoti 500 Nepali 500 - - - - -
 Brahman, Kanaujia 5,800 Nepali 5,800 - - - - -
Brahman, Khandelwal 1,200 Nepali 1,200 - - - - -
 Brahman, Maha 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Brahman, Radhi 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Brahman, Sakaldwipi 700 Nepali 700 - - - - -
Brahman, Saraswat 900 Maithili 900 - - - - -
 Brahman, Sawaria 2,700 Nepali 2,700 - - - - -
Buna, Hindu 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
Byansi Unknown Byangsi - - - - - -
 Chain 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Chamar 48,000 Bhojpuri 48,000 - 200 20 - -
 Chepang, Tsepang 46,000 Chepang 30,000 - 13,000 2,200 30 500
 Chhetri 175,000 Nepali 171,000 - 2,900 400 - 100
 Chidimar 2,900 Nepali 2,800 - - - - 40
 Christian unspecified 400 Nepali - - - 400 - -
Churaute 20 Nepali - 20 - - - -
 Danuwar Rai 7,600 Danuwar 7,600 - 20 - - 20
Darai 10,000 Darai 10,000 - 100 - - -
 Darjee 41,000 Nepali 39,000 - 700 400 - 200
 Darzi, Hindu 400 Nepali 400 - - - - -
 Darzi, Muslim 5,800 Nepali - 5,800 - - - -
 Dhanuk 23,000 Maithili 23,000 - 20 - - 20
 Dhimal 200 Dhimal 200 - - - - 20
 Dhobi, Hindu 18,000 Maithili 17,000 - 60 20 - 30
 Dhobi, Muslim 1,200 Nepali - 1,200 - - - -
 Dom, Hindu 3,500 Maithili 3,500 - 20 - - 20
 Dosadh, Hindu 44,000 Maithili 44,000 - 100 20 - 50
 Dura 500 Nepali 100 - 400 - - -
 Gadaria, Hindu 4,100 Maithili 4,100 - 50 - - 20
 Gaddi 500 Bhojpuri - 500 - - - -
Gandharva 900 Nepali 800 - 20 - - -
 Gangai 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Gharti 6,400 Nepali 5,900 - 500 - - -
 Gond 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Gonrhi 1,100 Nepali 1,100 - - - - -
 Gurung 59,000 Gurung, Western 13,000 - 45,000 600 - 400
 Hadi 1,500 Maithili 1,500 - - - - -
 Hajam 17,000 Bhojpuri - 17,000 - - - -
Halalkhor, Hindu 2,100 Maithili 2,100 - - - - -
 Halwai, Hindu 5,000 Maithili 5,000 - 20 - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 40 Chinese, Mandarin - - 20 - - 20
 Jat, Hindu 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Jat, Sikh 200 Nepali - - - - 200 -
 Jirel 100 Jirel 20 - 100 - - -
 Jogi, Hindu 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
Kabadi 40 Nepali 40 - - - - -
Kahar Kamkar, Hindu 600 Bhojpuri 600 - - - - -
 Kahar, Hindu 4,800 Bhojpuri 4,800 - - - - -
Kahar, Muslim 400 Nepali - 400 - - - -
 Kalal, Hindu 30 Bhojpuri 30 - - - - -
 Kalu 400 Bengali - 400 - - - -
 Kalwar, Hindu 39,000 Maithili 39,000 - 40 - - 20
 Kamar 1,700 Bhojpuri 1,700 - - - - -
 Kami 70,000 Nepali 67,000 - 2,700 200 - 30
 Kandu 75,000 Bhojpuri 75,000 - 30 - - 80
 Kawar 700 Maithili 700 - - - - -
 Kayastha, Hindu 19,000 Maithili 19,000 - 60 40 - 50
 Khatik, Hindu 30 Awadhi 30 - - - - -
 Khatwa 7,400 Maithili 7,400 - 30 - - 20
 Kisan 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
 Koiri, Hindu 63,000 Maithili 62,000 - 50 - - 70
 Kumal 16,000 Nepali 16,000 - 300 20 - 50
 Kumhar, Hindu 13,000 Maithili 13,000 - 50 - - 40
 Kurmi, Hindu 111,000 Bhojpuri 111,000 - 40 20 - 40
Kusunda Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
Laheri, Hindu 60 Maithili 60 - - - - -
Laheri, Muslim 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
 Limbu 5,700 Limbu 400 - - - - -
 Lohar, Hindu 25,000 Nepali 25,000 - 20 - - 20
Lohara 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Lunia, Hindu 28,000 Bhojpuri 28,000 - 20 - - 100
 Magar 76,000 Nepali 69,000 - 6,400 300 - 100
 Mahishya Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Majhi 15,000 Nepali 12,000 - 200 80 50 2,500
 Majhwar Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Mal, Hindu 1,800 Maithili 1,800 - - - - -
 Mali, Hindu 3,600 Maithili 3,600 - - - - -
 Mallah, Hindu 43,000 Maithili 43,000 - 200 60 - 80
 Manihar 600 Nepali - 600 - - - -
 Mech Unknown Bodo - - - - - -
 Moghal 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Mukeri, Muslim 100 Bhojpuri - 100 - - - -
 Musahar, Hindu 23,000 Maithili 23,000 - 100 - - 80
Nagar 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
 Nai, Hindu 23,000 Maithili 23,000 - 30 - - 20
 Nat, Hindu 20 Bhojpuri 20 - - - - -
 Newah 121,000 Newar 109,000 - 11,000 400 - 100
 Oraon, Dhangar 5,300 Kurux, Nepali 5,200 - 90 30 - 20
 Pahari 70 Nepali 60 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Northern 1,100 Bhojpuri - 1,100 - - - -
 Pasi, Hindu 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
Pawaria, Muslim 90 Bhojpuri - 90 - - - -
Phri 400 Nepali 300 - 30 - - -
 Pinjara 6,100 Bhojpuri - 6,100 - - - -
 Qassab 100 Nepali - 100 - - - -
 Qazi 4,800 Urdu - 4,800 - - - -
 Rai 20,000 Nepali 7,900 - 300 800 - 11,000
 Rajbansi, Tajpuri 400 Rajbanshi 400 - - - - 20
 Rajbhar 5,400 Bhojpuri 5,400 - - - - -
Raji Unknown Raji - - - - - -
 Rajput 16,000 Maithili 16,000 - 20 - - 20
 Rajput, Bais, Hindu 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
Rajput, Bhatti, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Rajput, Chauhan, Hindu 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
Rajput, Gahlot 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Rajput, Gaur 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Rajput, Gautam 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
Rajput, Jadon 90 Maithili 90 - - - - -
Rajput, Marwadi 1,300 Marwari 1,300 - - - - -
Rajput, Ponwar, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
Rajput, Rathor 200 Marwari 200 - - - - -
 Rajput, Sikh 60 Hindi - - - - 60 -
 Rangrez, Muslim 60 Bhojpuri - 60 - - - -
Raute Unknown Raute - - - - - -
 Rayeen, Muslim 1,100 Maithili - 1,100 - - - -
 Santal, Hor 500 Santhali 400 - - 40 - -
 Sarki 34,000 Nepali 32,000 - 1,200 200 - 50
 Sayyid 14,000 Maithili - 14,000 - - - -
 Shaikh 247,000 Nepali - 247,000 - - - -
Sikligar, Muslim 90 Bhojpuri - 90 - - - -
 Sonar, Hindu 39,000 Nepali 38,000 - 200 300 - 80
 Sunri, Hindu 16,000 Maithili 15,000 - - - - 20
 Sunuwar 5,000 Nepali 4,400 - 30 60 - -
 Tajpuriya 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
 Tamang 310,000 Tamang, Eastern 19,000 - 278,000 12,000 - 500
 Tamboli, Hindu 400 Nepali 400 - - - - -
 Tamboli, Muslim 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Tanti, Hindu 20,000 Maithili 20,000 - 20 - - -
 Teli, Hindu 91,000 Maithili 89,000 - 900 30 - 80
 Thakali 1,900 Nepali - - 1,300 - - -
 Thakuri 19,000 Nepali 18,000 - 300 100 - -
Thakuria 1,600 Bhojpuri - 1,600 - - - -
 Thami 300 Thangmi 200 - 30 - - 40
 Tharu 225,000 Tharu, Dangaura 220,000 - 3,700 1,000 20 300
 Thathera, Hindu 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
 Turaiha 800 Maithili 800 - - - - -
Walang Unknown Bantawa - - - - - -
 Yadav, Hindu 201,000 Maithili 201,000 - 200 40 - 90
 Yakha 300 Yakkha 300 - - - - -
  Totals:  179 3,496,000   176 2,743,000 326,000 379,000 21,000 400 18,000

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