Country: Nepal

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Number of People Groups

150

Unreached People Groups

149

Total Population

605,000

Buddhist

4.4 %

Christian

0.5 %

Hindu

88.4 %

Muslim

6.5 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.4 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
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Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Ahar 1,500 Awadhi 1,500 - - - - -
 Ansari 600 Bhojpuri - 600 - - - -
 Arakh 90 Awadhi 90 - - - - -
 Badhai, Hindu 1,800 Bhojpuri 1,800 - - - - -
 Badhai, Muslim 1,600 Nepali - 1,600 - - - -
Badhi, Hindu 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
 Bahelia, Hindu Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Bairagi, Hindu 600 Nepali 600 - - - - -
 Bangali, Hindu Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
 Bania 4,700 Hindi 4,500 - 30 - - 200
 Bania, Agarwal 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Bania, Kasaundhan 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
 Bania, Mahur 200 Sindhi 200 - - - - -
Bania, Marwadi 1,400 Marwari 1,400 - 20 - - -
Bania, Ummad 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Bari, Hindu 2,000 Nepali 2,000 - - - - -
 Bedia, Hindu 1,900 Bhojpuri 1,800 - - - - -
 Beldar, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Bhand, Muslim 40 Maithili - 40 - - - -
 Bhangi, Hindu 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Bhar 90 Bhojpuri 90 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja, Hindu 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Bhat, Hindu 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Bhat, Muslim 20 Nepali - 20 - - - -
Bhathiara, Muslim 20 Awadhi - 20 - - - -
 Bhoi, Hindu 4,800 Maithili 4,800 - - - - 20
 Bhote 300 Nepali 100 - 200 - - -
 Bhotia, Sherpa 30 Sherpa - - 30 - - -
 Bhuyiar 800 Nepali 800 - - - - -
 Brahman 63,000 Nepali 62,000 - 80 100 - 100
 Brahman, Bhumihar 2,000 Maithili 2,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Gaur 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
Brahman, Hill 6,200 Nepali 6,200 - - - - -
Brahman, Jijhotia 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
Brahman, Joshi 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
Brahman, Jyoti 80 Nepali 80 - - - - -
 Brahman, Kanaujia 4,800 Nepali 4,800 - - - - -
Brahman, Khandelwal 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Brahman, Maha 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
Brahman, Palliwal 80 Marwari 80 - - - - -
Brahman, Rikhisur 70 Maithili 70 - - - - -
 Brahman, Sakaldwipi 1,300 Nepali 1,300 - - - - -
Brahman, Sanadhya 700 Nepali 700 - - - - -
 Brahman, Sawaria 1,500 Nepali 1,500 - - - - -
 Chamar 5,100 Bhojpuri 5,000 - 100 - - -
 Chhetri 132,000 Nepali 132,000 - 300 400 20 200
 Chidimar 1,500 Nepali 1,500 - - - - -
 Danuwar Rai 700 Danuwar 700 - - - - -
Darai Unknown Darai - - - - - -
 Darjee 1,400 Nepali 1,400 - 30 - - -
 Darzi, Hindu 900 Nepali 800 - 30 - - -
 Darzi, Muslim 3,800 Nepali - 3,800 - - - -
 Dhanuk 900 Maithili 900 - - - - -
Dharhi, Muslim 20 Bhojpuri - 20 - - - -
 Dharkar Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Dhobi, Hindu 900 Maithili 900 - 20 - - -
 Dhobi, Muslim 1,300 Nepali - 1,300 - - - -
 Dom, Hindu 50 Maithili 50 - - - - -
 Dosadh, Hindu 700 Maithili 700 - - - - -
 Gadaria, Hindu 900 Maithili 900 - 20 - - -
 Gaddi 100 Bhojpuri - 100 - - - -
 Gharti 400 Nepali 400 - - - - -
 Ghosi, Muslim 60 Nepali - 60 - - - -
 Gond Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Goriya, Hindu 20 Awadhi 20 - - - - -
 Gosain, Hindu 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
 Gujar, Muslim 40 Bhojpuri - 40 - - - -
 Gurung 300 Gurung, Western 90 - 200 - 30 -
 Hajam 5,800 Bhojpuri - 5,800 - - - -
 Halwai, Hindu 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
 Halwai, Muslim 600 Nepali - 600 - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 80 Chinese, Mandarin - - 80 - - -
 Jat, Hindu Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Jat, Sikh Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Jirel Unknown Jirel - - - - - -
 Jogi, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Jogi, Muslim 40 Bhojpuri - 40 - - - -
 Kahar, Hindu 1,500 Bhojpuri 1,500 - - - - -
 Kalwar, Hindu 1,200 Maithili 1,200 - - - - -
 Kami 17,000 Nepali 16,000 - 500 300 - 30
 Kandu 300 Bhojpuri 300 - - - - -
 Kanjar, Hindu 300 Awadhi 300 - - - - -
 Kayastha, Hindu 800 Maithili 800 - 20 - - -
 Khatik, Hindu 30 Awadhi 30 - - - - -
 Koiri, Hindu 3,200 Maithili 3,100 - - - - -
 Kol Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Koli 600 Awadhi 600 - - - - -
Kuchbandia 20 Awadhi 20 - - - - -
 Kumal 2,600 Nepali 2,400 - 90 40 - 30
 Kumhar, Hindu 1,400 Maithili 1,400 - - - - -
 Kurmi, Hindu 4,900 Bhojpuri 4,900 - - - - -
Kusunda 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Limbu 50 Limbu - - - - - 40
 Lodha 300 Awadhi 300 - - - - -
 Lohar, Hindu 700 Nepali 700 - - - - -
 Lunia, Hindu 1,400 Bhojpuri 1,400 - - - - 20
 Magar 70,000 Nepali 48,000 - 20,000 1,000 - 300
 Majhi 100 Nepali 80 - - - - 50
 Mali, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Mallah, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Manihar 200 Nepali - 200 - - - -
 Merat, Muslim 40 Nepali - 40 - - - -
 Moghal 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Murao, Hindu 200 Awadhi 200 - - - - -
 Nai, Hindu 1,200 Maithili 1,200 - - - - -
 Nat, Hindu Unknown Bhojpuri - - - - - -
 Nat, Muslim Unknown Bhojpuri - - - - - -
 Nau Buddh 60 Nepali - - 60 - - -
 Newah 600 Newar 400 - 100 - - -
 Pashtun, Northern 2,300 Bhojpuri - 2,300 - - - -
 Pasi, Hindu 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
 Patwa, Hindu 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Pinjara 1,100 Bhojpuri - 1,100 - - - -
 Qassab 200 Nepali - 200 - - - -
 Rai 900 Nepali 200 - 20 50 - 600
 Rajbansi 30 Rajbanshi 20 - - - - -
 Rajbhar 200 Bhojpuri 200 - - - - -
Raji 200 Raji 100 - - - - -
 Rajput 900 Maithili 800 - - - - -
 Rajput, Bisen 80 Nepali 80 - - - - -
 Rajput, Chauhan, Hindu 70 Maithili 70 - - - - -
 Rajput, Janwar 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Rajput, Kalhan 60 Nepali 60 - - - - -
 Rajput, Muslim 6,300 Bhojpuri - 6,300 - - - -
 Rajput, Nau 5,400 Nepali - 5,400 - - - -
 Rajput, Raikwar 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
Rajput, Rathor Unknown Marwari - - - - - -
 Rajput, Surajbansi 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Rangrez, Muslim Unknown Bhojpuri - - - - - -
 Rayeen, Muslim 200 Maithili - 200 - - - -
 Santal, Hor 80 Santhali 60 - - 20 - -
 Sarki 1,100 Nepali 1,100 - - 30 - -
 Sayyid 1,100 Maithili - 1,100 - - - -
 Shaikh 8,100 Nepali - 8,100 - - - -
Sikligar, Muslim Unknown Bhojpuri - - - - - -
 Silpkar, Hindu Unknown Awadhi - - - - - -
 Sonar, Hindu 2,400 Nepali 2,300 - 20 30 - 20
 Sunri, Hindu 800 Maithili 800 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 70 Nepali 60 - - - - -
 Tamang 300 Tamang, Eastern - - 300 - - -
 Tamboli, Hindu Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Tawaif, Muslim Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Teli, Hindu 2,200 Maithili 2,100 - 60 - - -
 Teli, Muslim 300 Nepali - 300 - - - -
 Thakali 20 Nepali - - 20 - - -
 Thakuri 4,800 Nepali 4,700 - 30 80 - -
 Thami Unknown Thangmi - - - - - -
 Tharu 186,000 Tharu, Dangaura 181,000 - 3,600 700 20 400
 Thathera, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Yadav, Hindu 7,700 Maithili 7,600 - 30 - - -
  Totals:  150 605,000   149 534,000 39,000 27,000 2,900 200 2,200

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