Country: Nepal

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Number of People Groups

149

Unreached People Groups

144

Total Population

2,129,000

Buddhist

7.0 %

Christian

0.8 %

Hindu

79.8 %

Muslim

4.9 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

7.0 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Abdul 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
Adibasi Janajati 50 Nepali 50 - - - - -
Amat 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Ansari 1,500 Urdu - 1,500 - - - -
 Badhai, Hindu 8,300 Maithili 8,300 - - - - -
 Badhai, Muslim 500 Nepali - 500 - - - -
Badhi, Hindu 700 Nepali 700 - - - - -
 Baha'i Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
Bahing 2,400 Rarotongan 2,100 - 100 - - 200
 Bahna, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Bairagi, Hindu 20,000 Nepali 17,000 - 2,100 - - -
 Bangali, Hindu 1,700 Maithili 1,700 - - - - -
 Bania 22,000 Maithili 22,000 - - - - 200
 Bania, Agarwal 1,200 Hindi 1,100 - - - - 80
Bania, Khatri 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
Bania, Rauniar 200 Bhojpuri 200 - - - - -
 Bantar 16,000 Maithili 15,000 - 900 - - 80
Bantawa 300 Bantawa 200 - - - - 20
 Barhamu 50 Nepali 50 - - - - -
 Bari, Hindu 400 Bhojpuri 400 - - - - -
 Bedia, Hindu 1,800 Maithili 1,800 - - - - -
 Beldar, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Bhand, Muslim 2,100 Urdu - 2,100 - - - -
 Bhangi, Hindu 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Bhat, Hindu 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
Bhoi Kamti 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Bhoi, Hindu 16,000 Maithili 16,000 - - - - -
 Bhote 100 Nepali - - 100 - - -
 Bhotia, Sherpa 30,000 Sherpa - - 29,000 400 - 1,000
 Bind 2,200 Maithili 2,200 - - - - -
 Bote-Majhi 200 Bote 200 - - - - -
 Brahman 81,000 Nepali 78,000 - - - - -
 Brahman, Bhumihar 4,700 Bhojpuri 4,700 - - - - -
Brahman, Gaur 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
Brahman, Hill 69,000 Nepali 67,000 - - - - -
Brahman, Joshi 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Brahman, Kanaujia 400 Nepali 400 - - - - -
Brahman, Khandelwal 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Brahman, Radhi 900 Maithili 900 - - - - -
 Brahman, Sakaldwipi 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
Brahman, Saraswat 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Brahman, Terai 12,000 Nepali 12,000 - - - - 30
 Chamar 64,000 Maithili 64,000 - 600 - - -
Chamling 3,200 Chamling 700 - - - - 2,500
 Chepang, Tsepang 40 Chepang 20 - 20 - - -
 Chhetri 178,000 Nepali 170,000 - 4,500 70 - 200
Churaute 400 Nepali - 400 - - - -
 Danuwar Rai 21,000 Danuwar 20,000 - 80 40 - 20
 Darai 40 Darai 40 - - - - -
 Darjee 23,000 Nepali 23,000 - 300 100 - 30
 Darzi, Hindu 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
 Darzi, Muslim 1,000 Urdu - 1,000 - - - -
Devhar 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
Dhandi Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Dhanuk 65,000 Maithili 65,000 - - - - -
 Dharkar 50 Bhojpuri 50 - - - - -
 Dhimal 1,100 Dhimal 1,100 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Hindu 11,000 Maithili 11,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Muslim 600 Bhojpuri - 600 - - - -
 Dom, Hindu 3,600 Maithili 3,600 - - - - -
 Dosadh, Hindu 32,000 Maithili 32,000 - - - - -
 Gadaria, Hindu 800 Nepali 800 - - - - -
 Gangai 30 Nepali - - 20 - - -
 Gharti 12,000 Nepali 12,000 - 200 70 - 200
 Gonrhi 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Gurung 6,100 Gurung, Western - - 6,000 50 - 40
Gurung Ghale 400 Nepali - - 400 - - -
 Hadi 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Hajam 1,100 Bhojpuri - 1,100 - - - -
Halalkhor, Hindu 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Halwai, Hindu 26,000 Maithili 26,000 - - - - -
Hayu 100 Wayu 40 - 50 - - -
 Jirel 60 Jirel - - 60 - - -
 Kahar, Hindu 600 Bhojpuri 600 - - - - -
 Kalal, Hindu 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Kalwar, Hindu 8,700 Maithili 8,700 - - - - -
 Kamar 40 Nepali 40 - - - - -
 Kami 48,000 Nepali 44,000 - 3,100 500 - -
 Kandu 3,300 Bhojpuri 3,300 - - - - -
 Kanjar, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Kawar 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Kayastha, Hindu 4,200 Maithili 4,200 - - - - -
Khaling 400 Khaling 100 - 40 - - 300
 Khas Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Khatwa 52,000 Maithili 50,000 - 1,300 - - 200
 Koiri, Hindu 45,000 Maithili 45,000 - - - - -
Kulung 9,400 Kulung 900 - 900 - - 7,600
 Kumal 800 Nepali 700 - 100 - - 20
 Kumhar, Hindu 8,200 Maithili 8,200 - - - - -
 Kurmi, Hindu 3,700 Bhojpuri 3,700 - - - - -
Kusunda Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Lepcha, Lapche 70 Lepcha 40 - 30 - - -
 Lhomi, Shing Saapa 20 Lhomi - - 20 - - -
 Limbu 1,400 Limbu 200 - 700 20 - 500
 Lohar, Hindu 3,100 Maithili 3,100 - - - - -
 Lohar, Muslim 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Lunia, Hindu 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Magar 87,000 Nepali 67,000 - 18,000 1,500 - 900
 Majhi 6,800 Majhi 6,100 - - 100 - 600
 Mal, Hindu 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Mali, Hindu 1,100 Maithili 1,100 - - - - -
 Mallah, Hindu 30,000 Maithili 30,000 - 100 - - -
 Mech 200 Bodo 200 - - - - -
 Munda, Horo 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
 Musahar, Hindu 82,000 Maithili 81,000 - 900 100 - 100
Nachhiring 5,600 Nachering 1,000 - 200 - - 4,400
 Nai, Hindu 20,000 Maithili 20,000 - - - - -
 Nat, Hindu 100 Bhojpuri 100 - - - - -
 Newah 40,000 Newar 31,000 - 8,400 400 - 100
 Oraon, Dhangar 3,200 Kurux, Nepali 3,100 - - 20 - -
 Pahari 80 Nepali 50 - 30 - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Pinjara 1,300 Urdu - 1,300 - - - -
 Qassab 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
 Qazi 1,000 Urdu - 1,000 - - - -
 Rai 170,000 Nepali 34,000 - - 8,400 - 127,000
 Rajbansi 100 Rajbanshi 100 - - - - 30
 Rajbansi Koch, Hindu 70 Rajbanshi 70 - - - - -
 Rajbhar 900 Bhojpuri 900 - - - - -
Rajdhob 12,000 Maithili 12,000 - - - - -
 Rajput 6,100 Maithili 6,100 - - - - -
 Rajput, Chauhan, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Rajput, Muslim 30 Bhojpuri - 30 - - - -
 Rayeen, Muslim 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
Sampang 300 Sampang 50 - 30 - - 200
 Santal, Hor 100 Santhali 50 - - - - 60
 Sarki 21,000 Nepali 21,000 - 90 300 - -
 Sayyid 7,200 Urdu - 7,200 - - - -
 Shaikh 86,000 Urdu - 86,000 - - - -
 Sonar, Hindu 5,400 Nepali 5,400 - - - - -
 Sunri, Hindu 20,000 Maithili 20,000 - 80 30 - 200
 Sunuwar 11,000 Sunwar 10,000 - 700 100 - 200
 Tamang 64,000 Tamang, Eastern 3,200 - 58,000 2,900 - 400
 Tamboli, Hindu 13,000 Maithili 13,000 - - - - -
 Tamboli, Muslim 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
 Tanti, Hindu 24,000 Maithili 24,000 - 100 - - -
 Teli, Hindu 79,000 Maithili 79,000 - - 20 - -
 Thakali 70 Nepali - - 60 - - -
 Thakuri 3,100 Nepali 2,900 - 200 - - -
 Thami 300 Thangmi 300 - 20 - - -
 Tharu 125,000 Tharu, Dangaura 110,000 - 13,000 1,200 - 1,400
Tharu, Khawas 40 Nepali 40 - - - - -
Thulung 1,500 Thulung 700 - - - - 800
 Tibetan, Bhotia 90 Tibetan, Central - - 90 - - -
Walang 20 Walungge - - 20 - - -
 Yadav, Hindu 257,000 Maithili 257,000 - - - - -
 Yakha 200 Yakkha 50 - 50 - - 70
Yamphu 20 Yamphu - - 20 - - -
Yehlmo 60 Helambu Sherpa 40 - 20 - - -
  Totals:  149 2,129,000   144 1,699,000 104,000 149,000 16,000 0 150,000

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