Country: Nepal

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Number of People Groups

156

Unreached People Groups

152

Total Population

3,272,000

Buddhist

9.8 %

Christian

1.3 %

Hindu

78.4 %

Muslim

9.4 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.3 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Abdul 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Adibasi Janajati 60 Nepali 50 - - - - -
Amat 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Ansari 19,000 Urdu - 19,000 - - - -
 Badhai, Hindu 2,600 Maithili 2,600 - - - - -
Badhi, Hindu 1,000 Nepali 1,000 - - - - -
 Baha'i 30 Nepali - - - - - 30
 Bahna, Hindu 4,600 Maithili 4,600 - - - - -
 Bairagi, Hindu 19,000 Nepali 18,000 - - - - -
 Bangali, Hindu 2,800 Maithili 2,800 - - - - -
 Bania 31,000 Maithili 30,000 - - - - 200
 Bania, Agarwal 3,500 Hindi 3,400 - - - - 80
 Bania, Agrahari 700 Bhojpuri 700 - - - - -
Bania, Rauniar 1,300 Bhojpuri 1,300 - - - - -
Bankariya 90 Nepali 90 - - - - -
 Bantar 900 Maithili 900 - - - - -
Bantawa 70 Bantawa 70 - - - - -
Bardai 800 Nepali 800 - - - - -
 Barhamu 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Bari, Hindu 700 Bhojpuri 700 - - - - -
 Bedia, Hindu 3,800 Maithili 3,800 - - - - -
Bedia, Muslim 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Bhangi, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Bhar 1,600 Bhojpuri 1,600 - - - - -
 Bhat, Hindu 60 Maithili 60 - - - - -
 Bhoi, Hindu 4,400 Maithili 4,400 - - - - -
 Bhote 800 Nepali 200 - 600 - - -
 Bhotia, Sherpa 400 Sherpa - - 400 - - -
 Bind 28,000 Maithili 28,000 - - - - 40
 Bote-Majhi 3,300 Bote 3,300 - - - - -
 Brahman 308,000 Nepali 302,000 - - - - 20
 Brahman, Bhumihar 2,000 Bhojpuri 2,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Gaur 1,900 Maithili 1,900 - - - - -
Brahman, Hill 289,000 Nepali 273,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Jijhotia 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
Brahman, Joshi 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
Brahman, Jyoti 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Brahman, Kanaujia 1,400 Nepali 1,400 - - - - -
Brahman, Khandelwal 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Brahman, Radhi 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Brahman, Sakaldwipi 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
Brahman, Saraswat 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Brahman, Sawaria 1,100 Nepali 1,100 - - - - -
 Brahman, Terai 19,000 Nepali 19,000 - - - - 20
 Chamar 85,000 Maithili 85,000 - - 20 - 300
Chamling 60 Chamling - - 30 - - 30
 Chepang, Tsepang 49,000 Chepang 34,000 - 11,000 4,100 - 80
 Chhantyal 100 Nepali - - 100 - - -
 Chhetri 156,000 Nepali 154,000 - 400 500 - 70
 Chidimar 2,800 Nepali 2,800 - - - - 40
Churaute 20 Nepali - 20 - - - -
 Danuwar Rai 8,400 Danuwar 8,300 - - 100 - -
 Darai 8,300 Darai 8,100 - 60 100 - -
 Darjee 19,000 Nepali 19,000 - 60 300 - -
 Darzi, Hindu 1,000 Nepali 1,000 - - - - -
 Darzi, Muslim 5,100 Urdu - 5,100 - - - -
Devhar Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Dhanuk 33,000 Maithili 33,000 - - - - 40
 Dharkar 200 Bhojpuri 200 - - - - -
 Dhimal 200 Dhimal 200 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Hindu 31,000 Maithili 31,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Muslim 1,100 Bhojpuri - 1,100 - - - -
 Dom, Hindu 2,900 Maithili 2,900 - - - - -
 Dosadh, Hindu 57,000 Maithili 57,000 - - 20 - 40
 Dura 600 Nepali 100 - 400 40 - -
 Gadaria, Hindu 3,000 Nepali 3,000 - - - - -
 Gaddi 200 Bhojpuri - 200 - - - -
Gandharva 600 Nepali 600 - - 30 - -
 Gangai 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
 Gharti 6,700 Nepali 6,400 - 100 200 - -
 Gonrhi 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Gurung 44,000 Gurung, Western 6,300 - 35,000 2,300 - 300
Gurung Ghale 2,500 Nepali - - 2,300 200 - 70
 Hadi 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Hajam 15,000 Bhojpuri - 15,000 - - - -
Halalkhor, Hindu 1,700 Maithili 1,700 - - - - -
 Halwai, Hindu 1,700 Maithili 1,700 - - - - -
 Jat, Hindu 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Jat, Sikh 80 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 80 -
 Jirel 40 Jirel - - 40 - - -
 Kahar, Hindu 5,000 Bhojpuri 5,000 - - - - -
 Kalu 400 Bengali - 400 - - - -
 Kalwar, Hindu 56,000 Maithili 56,000 - - - - -
 Kamar 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Kami 47,000 Nepali 45,000 - 1,100 700 - 20
 Kandu 100,000 Bhojpuri 100,000 - - 20 - -
 Kanjar, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Kawar 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Kayastha, Hindu 10,000 Maithili 10,000 - - 20 - -
Kharia 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Khatwa 1,300 Maithili 1,300 - - - - -
 Kisan 100 Moikodi 100 - - - - -
 Koiri, Hindu 67,000 Maithili 67,000 - - 40 - -
 Kumal 17,000 Nepali 17,000 - 300 300 - 40
 Kumhar, Hindu 26,000 Maithili 26,000 - - 20 - -
 Kurmi, Hindu 117,000 Bhojpuri 117,000 - - 20 - -
 Limbu 1,300 Limbu 500 - 600 30 - 200
 Lodha 50 Awadhi 50 - - - - -
 Lohar, Hindu 29,000 Maithili 29,000 - - - - -
 Lunia, Hindu 30,000 Maithili 30,000 - - - - -
 Magar 63,000 Nepali 57,000 - 4,500 900 - 600
 Majhi 8,800 Majhi 7,800 - - 300 - 700
 Mal, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Mali, Hindu 4,900 Maithili 4,900 - - - - -
 Mallah, Hindu 53,000 Maithili 53,000 - - 30 - -
 Manihar 600 Bhojpuri - 600 - - - -
 Mech Unknown Bodo - - - - - -
Mewahang 100 Mewahang, Western 80 - - - - 40
 Moghal 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Mukeri, Muslim 100 Bhojpuri - 100 - - - -
 Musahar, Hindu 28,000 Maithili 27,000 - - 30 - -
Nachhiring 20 Nachering 20 - - - - -
 Nai, Hindu 27,000 Maithili 27,000 - - - - -
 Nat, Hindu 1,400 Bhojpuri 1,400 - - - - -
 Newah 75,000 Newar 63,000 - 10,000 800 - -
 Oraon, Dhangar 3,000 Kurux, Nepali 2,700 - - 60 - -
 Pahari 1,900 Nepali 1,400 - 400 20 - 40
 Pashtun, Pathan 1,100 Urdu - 1,100 - - - -
 Pasi, Hindu 700 Nepali 700 - - - - -
Phri 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Pinjara 5,200 Urdu - 5,200 - - - -
 Qassab 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Qazi 3,800 Urdu - 3,800 - - - -
 Rai 16,000 Nepali 11,000 - - 1,300 - 4,100
 Rajbansi 200 Rajbanshi 90 - - - - 70
 Rajbansi Koch, Hindu 100 Rajbanshi 80 - - - - 50
 Rajbhar 1,100 Bhojpuri 1,100 - - - - -
Rajdhob 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
Raji 200 Raji 200 - - - - -
 Rajput 11,000 Maithili 11,000 - - - - -
 Rajput, Chauhan, Hindu 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Rayeen, Muslim 1,000 Urdu - 1,000 - - - -
Sampang Unknown Sampang - - - - - -
 Santal, Hor 200 Santhali 100 - - - - 100
 Sarki 9,800 Nepali 8,900 - 500 400 - -
 Sayyid 13,000 Urdu - 13,000 - - - -
 Shaikh 239,000 Urdu - 239,000 - - - -
 Sonar, Hindu 25,000 Nepali 25,000 - - - - -
 Sunri, Hindu 3,700 Maithili 3,700 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 2,100 Sunwar 2,000 - - 20 - 30
 Tajpuriya 80 Rajbanshi 70 - - - - -
 Tamang 297,000 Tamang, Eastern 18,000 - 252,000 27,000 - 800
 Tamboli, Hindu 21,000 Maithili 21,000 - - - - -
 Tamboli, Muslim 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Tanti, Hindu 30,000 Maithili 30,000 - - - - -
 Teli, Hindu 94,000 Maithili 94,000 - - 70 - -
 Thakali 400 Nepali 200 - 200 20 - -
 Thakuri 6,600 Nepali 6,100 - 200 200 - -
Thakuria 1,600 Bhojpuri - 1,600 - - - -
 Thami 300 Thangmi 300 - 20 - - -
 Tharu 213,000 Tharu, Dangaura 209,000 - - 3,800 - -
Tharu, Khawas 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
Walang 30 Walungge 20 - - - - -
 Yadav, Hindu 198,000 Maithili 198,000 - - - - 200
 Yakha 4,400 Yakkha 1,900 - 200 30 - 2,300
Yehlmo 200 Helambu Sherpa - - 200 20 - -
  Totals:  156 3,272,000   152 2,564,000 308,000 321,000 44,000 80 11,000

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