Country: Nepal

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Number of People Groups

162

Unreached People Groups

159

Total Population

2,592,000

Buddhist

6.3 %

Christian

0.7 %

Hindu

81.0 %

Muslim

4.4 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

7.5 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Abdul 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
Amat 3,100 Maithili 3,100 - - - - -
 Ansari 1,700 Bhojpuri - 1,700 - - - -
 Badhai, Hindu 5,200 Bhojpuri 5,200 - 20 - - 20
 Badhai, Muslim 800 Nepali - 800 - - - -
 Bairagi, Hindu 26,000 Nepali 25,000 - 200 70 - 90
 Bangali, Hindu 1,300 Bengali 1,200 - 20 20 - 20
 Bania 10,000 Hindi 9,500 - 30 - 20 400
 Bania, Agarwal 1,100 Hindi 900 - - - - 300
Bania, Bais 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
Bania, Khatri 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
Bania, Marwadi 1,800 Marwari 1,700 - - - - 50
Bania, Rauniar 200 Bhojpuri 200 - - - - -
 Bantar 25,000 Maithili 24,000 - 400 - - 100
 Bari, Hindu 1,500 Nepali 1,500 - - - - -
 Beldar, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Bhand, Muslim 4,400 Maithili - 4,400 - - - -
 Bhangi, Hindu 80 Nepali 80 - - - - -
 Bhar 20 Bhojpuri 20 - - - - -
 Bhat, Hindu 70 Nepali 70 - - - - -
 Bhat, Muslim 20 Nepali - 20 - - - -
Bhoi Kamti 1,800 Maithili 1,800 - - - - -
 Bhoi, Hindu 17,000 Maithili 17,000 - 20 - - 70
 Bhote 1,000 Nepali 400 - 600 20 - -
 Bhotia, Buddhist 800 Sherpa - - 800 - - -
 Bhotia, Sherpa 40,000 Sherpa 1,800 - 38,000 300 30 90
 Bind 900 Bhojpuri 900 - - - - -
 Brahman 170,000 Nepali 170,000 - 200 100 - 200
 Brahman, Bhumihar 15,000 Maithili 15,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Gaur 2,900 Maithili 2,900 - - - - -
Brahman, Hill 155,000 Nepali 155,000 - 200 80 - 100
Brahman, Joshi 800 Nepali 800 - - - - -
Brahman, Jyoti 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Brahman, Kanaujia 1,500 Nepali 1,500 - - - - -
Brahman, Khandelwal 600 Nepali 600 - - - - -
 Brahman, Maha 400 Nepali 400 - - - - -
 Brahman, Radhi 3,900 Maithili 3,900 - - - - -
Brahman, Rikhisur 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Brahman, Sakaldwipi 600 Nepali 600 - - - - -
Brahman, Saraswat 1,100 Maithili 1,100 - - - - -
Brahman, Utkal 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
Brahman, Vaidik 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
Brahman, Varendra 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
Buna, Hindu Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Chain 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Chamar 16,000 Bhojpuri 16,000 - 200 - - -
Chaupal 50 Maithili 50 - - - - -
 Chepang, Tsepang 60 Chepang 60 - 20 - - -
 Chhetri 254,000 Nepali 253,000 - 700 200 - 300
 Danuwar Rai 12,000 Danuwar 12,000 - 50 50 - 40
 Darai 30 Darai 30 - - - - -
 Darjee 41,000 Nepali 40,000 - 500 700 - 200
 Darzi, Hindu 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Darzi, Muslim 1,000 Nepali - 1,000 - - - -
 Dhanuk 45,000 Maithili 45,000 - 80 - - 40
 Dhimal 2,000 Dhimal 1,400 - - - - 600
 Dhobi, Hindu 8,900 Maithili 8,800 - 40 20 - 30
 Dhobi, Muslim 800 Nepali - 800 - - - -
 Dom, Hindu 1,900 Maithili 1,800 - 20 - - 20
 Dosadh, Hindu 41,000 Maithili 40,000 - 100 30 - 60
 Gadaria, Hindu 2,500 Maithili 2,400 - 40 - - 20
Gandharva 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Gangai 600 Nepali 600 - - - - -
 Gharti 19,000 Nepali 18,000 - 400 100 - 100
 Gond Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Gonrhi 500 Nepali 500 - - - - -
 Gosain, Hindu 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Gurung 11,000 Gurung, Western 1,700 - 9,300 50 - 100
 Hadi 1,200 Maithili 1,200 - - - - -
 Hajam 1,100 Bhojpuri - 1,100 - - - -
Halalkhor, Hindu 1,400 Maithili 1,400 - - - - -
 Halwai, Hindu 17,000 Maithili 17,000 - 80 - - 40
Hayu 300 Wayu 200 - - - - 100
 Jirel 200 Jirel 50 - 200 - - -
 Jogi, Hindu 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
Kabadi Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
Kadar 70 Maithili 70 - - - - -
 Kahar, Hindu 2,800 Bhojpuri 2,800 - - - - -
 Kaibartta Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Kalal, Hindu 20 Bhojpuri 20 - - - - -
 Kalwar, Hindu 21,000 Maithili 21,000 - 40 20 - 30
 Kami 24,000 Nepali 24,000 - 100 - - -
 Kandu 9,800 Bhojpuri 9,800 - 20 - - 20
 Kanjar, Hindu Unknown Awadhi - - - - - -
 Kawar 900 Maithili 900 - 20 - - -
 Kayastha, Hindu 7,300 Maithili 7,200 - 50 20 - 40
 Khatik, Hindu 30 Awadhi 30 - - - - -
 Khatwa 32,000 Maithili 31,000 - 90 - - 100
 Koiri, Hindu 54,000 Maithili 53,000 - 50 - - 70
 Kol 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Kumal 5,600 Nepali 5,500 - 70 40 - 30
 Kumhar, Hindu 7,500 Maithili 7,500 - 40 - - 30
 Kurmi, Hindu 13,000 Bhojpuri 13,000 - 20 20 - -
Laheri, Hindu 60 Maithili 60 - - - - -
Laheri, Muslim 70 Bengali - 70 - - - -
 Lhomi, Shing Saapa 300 Lhomi - - 300 20 - -
 Limbu 6,700 Limbu 90 - - - - 6,600
 Lodha 40 Awadhi 40 - - - - -
 Lohar, Hindu 8,500 Nepali 8,400 - 20 - - 20
 Lohar, Muslim 200 Maithili - 200 - - - -
 Lunia, Hindu 4,600 Bhojpuri 4,500 - - - - 40
 Magar 135,000 Nepali 106,000 - 27,000 1,300 - 500
 Mahishya 100 Bengali 100 - - - - -
 Majhi 7,700 Nepali 6,600 - 80 20 30 900
 Majhwar 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Mal, Hindu 2,100 Maithili 2,100 - - - - -
 Mali, Hindu 1,200 Maithili 1,200 - - - - -
 Mallah, Hindu 23,000 Maithili 22,000 - 100 40 - 50
 Manihar Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
Markande 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
Mukeri, Muslim 20 Bhojpuri - 20 - - - -
 Musahar, Hindu 65,000 Maithili 64,000 - 600 50 20 400
Nagar 50 Maithili 50 - - - - -
 Nai, Hindu 14,000 Maithili 14,000 - 30 - - 20
 Namasudra, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Nat, Hindu Unknown Bhojpuri - - - - - -
 Nat, Muslim 20 Bhojpuri - 20 - - - -
 Newah 72,000 Newar 63,000 - 8,600 200 - 100
 Oraon, Dhangar 6,200 Kurux, Nepali 6,000 - 90 40 - 30
 Pahari 300 Nepali 300 - 40 - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 200 Bhojpuri - 200 - - - -
 Pasi, Hindu 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Patwa, Hindu 60 Maithili 60 - - - - -
Pawaria, Muslim Unknown Bhojpuri - - - - - -
 Pinjara 1,400 Bhojpuri - 1,400 - - - -
 Pod 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
 Qassab 60 Nepali - 60 - - - -
 Qazi 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
 Rai 247,000 Nepali 55,000 - 3,500 9,700 - 178,000
 Rajbansi 3,900 Rajbanshi 3,100 - - - 30 800
 Rajbansi Koch, Hindu 200 Rajbanshi 200 - - - - -
 Rajbhar 1,900 Bhojpuri 1,900 - - - - -
 Rajput 5,400 Maithili 5,300 - 20 20 - 20
 Rajput, Bais, Hindu 60 Nepali 60 - - - - -
Rajput, Bhatti, Hindu 50 Maithili 50 - - - - -
 Rajput, Chauhan, Hindu 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
Rajput, Gahlot 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Rajput, Gaur 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
Rajput, Jadon 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
Rajput, Ponwar, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
Rajput, Rathor 100 Marwari 100 - - - - -
 Rayeen, Muslim 800 Maithili - 800 - - - -
 Santal, Hor 4,100 Santhali 3,500 - - 200 - 400
 Sarki 30,000 Nepali 29,000 - 200 300 - -
 Sayyid 8,900 Maithili - 8,900 - - - -
 Shaikh 91,000 Nepali - 91,000 - - - -
 Sonar, Hindu 20,000 Nepali 19,000 - 100 200 - 50
 Sunri, Hindu 16,000 Maithili 16,000 - 20 20 - 20
 Sunuwar 16,000 Nepali 13,000 - 100 400 - 2,600
 Tamang 72,000 Tamang, Eastern 3,400 - 66,000 2,400 - 40
 Tamboli, Hindu 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Tamboli, Muslim 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
 Tanti, Hindu 21,000 Maithili 21,000 - 40 - - -
 Teli, Hindu 56,000 Maithili 55,000 - 700 20 - 40
 Thakali 300 Nepali - - 200 - - -
 Thakuri 17,000 Nepali 17,000 - 50 50 - -
 Thami 1,200 Thangmi 400 - 200 40 - 400
 Tharu 184,000 Tharu, Dangaura 179,000 - 3,600 800 - 300
 Thathera, Hindu 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
 Tiyar 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Turaiha 90 Maithili 90 - - - - -
 Yadav, Hindu 293,000 Maithili 293,000 - 300 90 - 200
  Totals:  162 2,592,000   159 2,101,000 114,000 164,000 18,000 200 195,000

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