Country: Nepal

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Number of People Groups

32

Unreached People Groups

31

Total Population

315,000

Buddhist

6.4 %

Christian

2.1 %

Hindu

64.9 %

Muslim

0.0 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

26.5 %
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale *
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Bairagi, Hindu 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Bhote 1,000 Nepali 400 - 600 20 - -
 Bhotia, Buddhist 200 Sherpa - - 200 - - -
 Bhotia, Sherpa 3,200 Sherpa 100 - 3,100 - - -
 Brahman 25,000 Nepali 25,000 - 30 20 - 30
Brahman, Hill 25,000 Nepali 25,000 - 30 20 - 30
 Chamar 60 Bhojpuri 60 - - - - -
 Chhetri 65,000 Nepali 64,000 - 200 - - 60
 Danuwar Rai 20 Danuwar 20 - - - - -
 Darjee 13,000 Nepali 13,000 - 200 200 - 60
 Gharti 5,800 Nepali 5,600 - 100 30 - 40
 Gurung 1,800 Gurung, Western 500 - 1,300 20 - 20
 Jirel 30 Jirel - - 30 - - -
 Kami 1,400 Nepali 1,400 - 20 - - -
 Kumal 2,700 Nepali 2,600 - 40 - - -
 Limbu 50 Limbu - - - - - 40
 Magar 15,000 Nepali 12,000 - 3,400 500 - 80
 Majhi 1,400 Nepali 1,100 - 20 - - 300
 Newah 16,000 Newar 13,000 - 2,400 60 - 30
 Rai 113,000 Nepali 24,000 - 1,600 5,300 - 82,000
 Rajbansi Unknown Rajbanshi - - - - - -
 Santal, Hor Unknown Santhali - - - - - -
 Sarki 8,900 Nepali 8,700 - 100 100 - -
 Sayyid Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Shaikh 80 Nepali - 80 - - - -
 Sonar, Hindu 500 Nepali 500 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 3,200 Nepali 2,500 - 30 100 - 600
 Tamang 7,400 Tamang, Eastern 300 - 6,800 300 - -
 Thakali 20 Nepali - - - - - -
 Thakuri 4,500 Nepali 4,500 - - - - -
 Thami Unknown Thangmi - - - - - -
 Tharu 400 Tharu, Dangaura 400 - - - - -
  Totals:  32 315,000   31 205,000 90 20,000 6,800 10 84,000

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