Country: Nepal

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Number of People Groups

70

Unreached People Groups

68

Total Population

567,000

Buddhist

38.4 %

Christian

2.3 %

Hindu

57.6 %

Muslim

0.2 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

1.5 %
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Ansari 200 Bhojpuri - 200 - - - -
 Bairagi, Hindu 9,600 Nepali 9,500 - 50 20 - 50
 Bangali, Hindu Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Bania 1,200 Hindi 1,200 - - - - -
 Bania, Agarwal 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Bania, Marwadi 400 Marwari 400 - - - - -
Bankariya 70 Nepali 70 - - - - -
 Barhamu 500 Nepali 300 - 100 20 - -
 Bari, Hindu 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Bhangi, Muslim 20 Maithili - 20 - - - -
 Bhoi, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Bhotia, Sherpa 800 Sherpa 30 - 800 - - -
 Brahman 74,000 Nepali 73,000 - 100 80 - 200
Brahman, Hill 74,000 Nepali 73,000 - 100 80 - 200
 Chamar 600 Bhojpuri 600 - - - - -
 Chepang, Tsepang 15,000 Chepang 8,800 - 4,300 1,500 30 400
 Chhetri 52,000 Nepali 52,000 - 100 70 - 50
 Danuwar Rai 2,900 Danuwar 2,900 - - - - -
 Darai 20 Darai 20 - - - - -
 Darjee 17,000 Nepali 17,000 - 200 300 - 100
 Dhanuk 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Hindu 1,900 Maithili 1,900 - - - - -
 Dosadh, Hindu 700 Maithili 700 - - - - -
 Gadaria, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
Gandharva 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Gharti 1,200 Nepali 1,100 - 40 - - -
 Gurung 4,900 Gurung, Western 1,700 - 3,100 80 - 60
 Jirel 30 Jirel - - 30 - - -
 Kalwar, Hindu 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Kami 5,200 Nepali 5,000 - 100 60 - -
 Kandu 400 Bhojpuri 400 - - - - -
 Kayastha, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Khatwa 700 Maithili 700 - - - - -
 Koiri, Hindu 2,500 Maithili 2,500 - - - - -
 Kumal 900 Nepali 800 - 20 - - -
 Kumhar, Hindu 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Kurmi, Hindu 1,100 Bhojpuri 1,100 - - - - -
 Limbu 1,600 Limbu 20 - - - - 1,600
 Lohar, Hindu 500 Nepali 500 - - - - -
 Lunia, Hindu 60 Bhojpuri 60 - - - - -
 Magar 9,400 Nepali 7,200 - 2,000 200 - 40
 Majhi 4,200 Nepali 3,000 - 80 30 20 1,100
 Musahar, Hindu 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Nai, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Newah 34,000 Newar 28,000 - 5,100 100 - 40
 Oraon, Dhangar 70 Kurux, Nepali 70 - - - - -
 Pahari 60 Nepali 40 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan Unknown Bhojpuri - - - - - -
 Pasi, Hindu 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
Phri 400 Nepali 300 - 30 - - -
 Pinjara 40 Bhojpuri - 40 - - - -
 Rai 5,000 Nepali 1,000 - 100 400 - 3,500
 Rajbansi 20 Rajbanshi 20 - - - - -
 Rajput 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Rayeen, Muslim 20 Maithili - 20 - - - -
 Santal, Hor 30 Santhali 20 - - - - -
 Sarki 10,000 Nepali 9,800 - 100 200 - 50
 Sayyid 80 Maithili - 80 - - - -
 Shaikh 1,000 Nepali - 1,000 - - - -
 Sonar, Hindu 1,600 Nepali 1,500 - 30 50 - 20
 Sunri, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 1,600 Nepali 1,200 - 20 40 - 400
 Tamang 215,000 Tamang, Eastern 3,900 - 201,000 9,600 - 400
 Tanti, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Teli, Hindu 900 Maithili 900 - 20 - - -
 Thakali 40 Nepali - - 30 - - -
 Thakuri 9,500 Nepali 9,400 - 40 80 - -
 Thami 100 Thangmi 50 - 20 - - 40
 Tharu 400 Tharu, Dangaura 400 - - - - -
 Yadav, Hindu 800 Maithili 800 - 20 - - -
  Totals:  70 567,000   68 326,000 1,400 218,000 13,000 70 8,300

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