Country: Nepal

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Number of People Groups

141

Unreached People Groups

138

Total Population

746,000

Buddhist

4.5 %

Christian

0.3 %

Hindu

82.4 %

Muslim

12.0 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.8 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale *
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Abdul 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Aghori 90 Maithili 90 - - - - -
Amat 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Ansari 3,700 Bhojpuri - 3,700 - - - -
 Badhai, Hindu 1,700 Bhojpuri 1,600 - - - - -
Badhi, Hindu 90 Nepali 90 - - - - -
 Bairagi, Hindu 12,000 Nepali 12,000 - 30 30 - 30
 Bangali, Hindu 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Bania 7,800 Hindi 7,800 - 20 - - -
 Bania, Agarwal 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Bania, Agrahari 500 Bhojpuri 500 - - - - -
Bania, Marwadi 1,300 Marwari 1,300 - - - - -
Bania, Rauniar 500 Bhojpuri 500 - - - - -
Bankariya 40 Nepali 40 - - - - -
 Bantar 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
Bardai 400 Bhojpuri 400 - - - - -
 Barhamu 100 Nepali 70 - 50 - - -
 Bari, Hindu 3,000 Nepali 3,000 - - - - -
 Bedia, Hindu 300 Bhojpuri 300 - - - - -
 Beldar, Hindu 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Bhangi, Hindu 90 Nepali 90 - - - - -
 Bhangi, Muslim Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Bhar 200 Bhojpuri 200 - - - - -
 Bhat, Hindu 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Bhoi, Hindu 1,900 Maithili 1,900 - - - - -
 Bhotia, Sherpa 30 Sherpa - - 30 - - -
 Bind 5,700 Bhojpuri 5,700 - - - - -
 Brahman 37,000 Nepali 37,000 - 50 80 - 40
 Brahman, Bhumihar 11,000 Maithili 11,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Gaur 2,700 Maithili 2,700 - - - - -
Brahman, Hill 24,000 Nepali 24,000 - 50 80 - 40
Brahman, Jijhotia 1,800 Nepali 1,800 - - - - -
Brahman, Joshi 900 Nepali 900 - - - - -
Brahman, Jyoti 400 Nepali 400 - - - - -
 Brahman, Kanaujia 4,200 Nepali 4,200 - - - - -
Brahman, Khandelwal 700 Nepali 700 - - - - -
 Brahman, Sakaldwipi 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
Brahman, Saraswat 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Brahman, Sawaria 1,500 Nepali 1,500 - - - - -
Buna, Hindu 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Chain 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Chamar 14,000 Bhojpuri 14,000 - 100 20 - -
 Chepang, Tsepang 700 Chepang 600 - 80 40 - -
 Chhetri 16,000 Nepali 16,000 - 30 80 - 20
 Christian unspecified 200 Nepali - - - 200 - -
 Danuwar Rai 2,700 Danuwar 2,700 - - - - -
Darai 300 Darai 300 - - - - -
 Darjee 4,300 Nepali 4,200 - - 80 - -
 Darzi, Hindu 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Darzi, Muslim 1,100 Nepali - 1,100 - - - -
 Dhanuk 4,700 Maithili 4,700 - - - - -
 Dhimal 30 Dhimal 20 - - - - 20
 Dhobi, Hindu 6,800 Maithili 6,700 - 30 - - -
 Dom, Hindu 1,300 Maithili 1,300 - - - - 20
 Dosadh, Hindu 12,000 Maithili 12,000 - 50 - - 20
 Gadaria, Hindu 1,800 Maithili 1,800 - 20 - - -
 Gaddi 200 Bhojpuri - 200 - - - -
 Gharti 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
 Gond Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Gonrhi 800 Nepali 800 - - - - -
 Gurung 6,100 Gurung, Western 300 - 5,700 20 - 80
 Hadi 800 Maithili 800 - - - - -
 Hajam 5,300 Bhojpuri - 5,300 - - - -
Halalkhor, Hindu 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Halwai, Hindu 1,500 Maithili 1,400 - - - - -
 Jirel 20 Jirel - - 20 - - -
 Jogi, Hindu 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
Kabadi Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
Kahar Kamkar, Hindu 400 Bhojpuri 400 - - - - -
 Kahar, Hindu 1,100 Bhojpuri 1,100 - - - - -
 Kalal, Hindu 30 Bhojpuri 30 - - - - -
 Kalu 200 Bengali - 200 - - - -
 Kalwar, Hindu 12,000 Maithili 12,000 - 20 - - 20
 Kami 21,000 Nepali 21,000 - 20 - - -
 Kandu 23,000 Bhojpuri 23,000 - 20 - - 30
 Kawar 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
 Kayastha, Hindu 4,800 Maithili 4,700 - 30 20 - 20
 Khatik, Hindu 20 Awadhi 20 - - - - -
 Khatwa 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Koiri, Hindu 26,000 Maithili 26,000 - 20 - - 40
 Kumal 1,500 Nepali 1,500 - 20 - - -
 Kumhar, Hindu 3,600 Maithili 3,500 - 20 - - 20
 Kurmi, Hindu 19,000 Bhojpuri 19,000 - - - - 20
Laheri, Hindu 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
Laheri, Muslim 60 Bengali - 60 - - - -
 Limbu 1,500 Limbu 20 - - - - 1,400
 Lohar, Hindu 8,700 Nepali 8,600 - - - - -
 Lunia, Hindu 11,000 Bhojpuri 11,000 - - - - 50
 Magar 20,000 Nepali 20,000 - 500 - - 40
 Mahishya Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Majhi 3,900 Nepali 3,400 - 20 20 - 400
 Mal, Hindu 1,600 Maithili 1,600 - - - - -
 Mali, Hindu 1,000 Maithili 1,000 - - - - -
 Mallah, Hindu 14,000 Maithili 14,000 - 80 30 - 30
 Manihar 300 Nepali - 300 - - - -
 Moghal 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
Mukeri, Muslim 60 Bhojpuri - 60 - - - -
 Musahar, Hindu 7,300 Maithili 7,200 - 60 - - 40
Nagar 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
 Nai, Hindu 5,800 Maithili 5,800 - - - - -
 Nat, Hindu 20 Bhojpuri 20 - - - - -
 Newah 17,000 Newar 15,000 - 1,500 100 - 30
 Oraon, Dhangar 1,900 Kurux, Nepali 1,800 - 70 30 - 20
 Pashtun, Northern 200 Bhojpuri - 200 - - - -
 Pasi, Hindu 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
Pawaria, Muslim 30 Bhojpuri - 30 - - - -
 Pinjara 1,100 Bhojpuri - 1,100 - - - -
 Qassab 30 Nepali - 30 - - - -
 Qazi 1,100 Urdu - 1,100 - - - -
 Rai 4,600 Nepali 1,300 - 30 60 - 3,200
 Rajbansi 40 Rajbanshi 30 - - - - -
 Rajbhar 2,400 Bhojpuri 2,400 - - - - -
 Rajput 4,000 Maithili 4,000 - - - - -
 Rajput, Bais, Hindu 70 Nepali 70 - - - - -
Rajput, Bhatti, Hindu 60 Maithili 60 - - - - -
 Rajput, Chauhan, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
Rajput, Jadon 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
Rajput, Ponwar, Hindu 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
Rajput, Rathor 80 Marwari 80 - - - - -
 Rayeen, Muslim 300 Maithili - 300 - - - -
 Santal, Hor 60 Santhali 50 - - 20 - -
 Sarki 5,500 Nepali 5,400 - 20 20 - -
 Sayyid 2,900 Maithili - 2,900 - - - -
 Shaikh 72,000 Nepali - 72,000 - - - -
Sikligar, Muslim 30 Bhojpuri - 30 - - - -
 Sonar, Hindu 9,900 Nepali 9,700 - 70 60 - 30
 Sunri, Hindu 9,400 Maithili 9,400 - - - - 20
 Sunuwar 900 Nepali 800 - - - - 40
 Tamang 24,000 Tamang, Eastern 1,400 - 22,000 600 - 20
 Tamboli, Hindu 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Tamboli, Muslim 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
 Tanti, Hindu 5,800 Maithili 5,800 - - - - -
 Teli, Hindu 28,000 Maithili 28,000 - 300 - - 20
 Thakali 800 Nepali - - 500 - - -
 Thakuri 2,200 Nepali 2,200 - - - - -
Thakuria 600 Bhojpuri - 600 - - - -
 Thami Unknown Thangmi - - - - - -
 Tharu 80,000 Tharu, Dangaura 78,000 - 1,600 300 20 100
 Thathera, Hindu 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Turaiha 700 Maithili 700 - - - - -
 Yadav, Hindu 74,000 Maithili 73,000 - 80 20 - 40
  Totals:  141 746,000   138 615,000 90,000 33,000 2,000 70 6,100

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