Country: Nepal

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Number of People Groups

149

Unreached People Groups

146

Total Population

1,716,000

Buddhist

1.1 %

Christian

0.2 %

Hindu

98.3 %

Muslim

0.4 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.0 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
Adibasi Janajati Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Ahar 200 Bhojpuri 200 - - - - -
 Ansari 1,300 Urdu - 1,300 - - - -
 Arakh 300 Awadhi 300 - - - - -
 Badhai, Hindu 2,500 Maithili 2,500 - - - - -
Badhi, Hindu 3,200 Nepali 3,200 - - - - -
 Baha'i 20 Nepali - - - - - 20
 Bahna, Hindu 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Bairagi, Hindu 13,000 Nepali 13,000 - - - - -
 Bangali, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Bania 2,800 Maithili 2,700 - - - - 40
 Bania, Agarwal 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Bania, Mahesri 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Bania, Mahur 400 Sindhi 400 - - - - -
Bania, Marwadi 400 Marwari 400 - - - - -
 Bania, Oswal 200 Hindi 100 - - - - 20
Bania, Ummad 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Bania, Unai 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Bantar 60 Maithili 60 - - - - -
 Barhamu 80 Nepali 80 - - - - -
 Bari, Hindu 200 Bhojpuri 200 - - - - -
 Bedia, Hindu 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Beldar, Hindu 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Bhand, Muslim 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Bhangi, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja, Hindu 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Bhat, Hindu 60 Maithili 60 - - - - -
 Bhoi, Hindu 70 Maithili 70 - - - - -
 Bhoi, Muslim 400 Nepali - 400 - - - -
 Bhote 8,100 Nepali 2,600 - 5,500 - - -
 Bhotia, Sherpa 800 Sherpa 40 - 800 - - -
 Bote-Majhi 100 Bote 100 - - - - -
 Brahman 167,000 Nepali 167,000 - - - - 40
Brahman, Gaur 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
Brahman, Halbani 40 Nepali 40 - - - - -
Brahman, Hill 163,000 Nepali 163,000 - - - - 20
Brahman, Joshi 60 Maithili 60 - - - - -
 Brahman, Kanaujia 600 Nepali 600 - - - - -
Brahman, Sanadhya 400 Nepali 400 - - - - -
 Brahman, Sawaria 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
 Brahman, Terai 2,200 Nepali 2,200 - - - - -
Byansi 500 Nepali 500 - - - - -
 Chamar 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Chepang, Tsepang 30 Chepang 30 - - - - -
 Chhetri 615,000 Nepali 614,000 - 1,800 200 - -
 Chidimar 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
Churaute 100 Nepali - 90 - - - -
 Danuwar Rai 40 Danuwar 40 - - - - -
 Darai 400 Darai 400 - - - - -
 Darjee 54,000 Nepali 54,000 - 70 50 - -
 Darzi, Hindu 4,400 Nepali 4,400 - - - - -
 Darzi, Muslim 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
 Dhanuk 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Dharkar Unknown Bhojpuri - - - - - -
 Dhimal 60 Dhimal 60 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Hindu 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Dhobi, Muslim 20 Bhojpuri - 20 - - - -
 Dom, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Dosadh, Hindu 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Dura 20 Nepali - - - - - -
 Gadaria, Hindu 500 Nepali 500 - - - - -
 Gaddi 40 Bhojpuri - 40 - - - -
Gandharva 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Gangai Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
Ganghar 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Gharti 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
 Goriya, Hindu 200 Awadhi 200 - - - - -
 Gosain, Hindu 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Gurung 4,300 Gurung, Western 800 - 3,400 60 - 20
 Hajam 300 Bhojpuri - 300 - - - -
Halalkhor, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Halwai, Hindu 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Halwai, Muslim 80 Nepali - 80 - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 50 Chinese, Mandarin - - 50 - - -
 Jat, Hindu 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Jat, Sikh 100 Panjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Jirel Unknown Jirel - - - - - -
 Jogi, Hindu 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
 Kahar, Hindu 300 Bhojpuri 300 - - - - -
 Kalwar, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Kami 142,000 Nepali 140,000 - 1,200 200 - -
 Kandu Unknown Bhojpuri - - - - - -
 Kanjar, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Kayastha, Hindu 1,000 Maithili 1,000 - - - - -
 Khatik, Hindu 20 Awadhi 20 - - - - -
 Kisan 50 Moikodi 50 - - - - -
 Koiri, Hindu 900 Maithili 900 - - - - -
 Koli 600 Awadhi 600 - - - - -
 Korwa 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Kumal 1,600 Nepali 1,600 - - - - -
 Kumhar, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Kurmi, Hindu 700 Bhojpuri 700 - - - - -
Kusunda Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Limbu 400 Limbu 300 - 30 - - 80
 Lodha 700 Awadhi 700 - - - - -
 Lohar, Hindu 14,000 Maithili 14,000 - - - - -
 Lohar, Muslim 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Lunia, Hindu 70 Maithili 70 - - - - -
 Magar 40,000 Nepali 36,000 - 3,700 300 - -
 Majhi 700 Majhi 700 - - - - -
 Mali, Hindu 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Mallah, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Manihar 20 Bhojpuri - 20 - - - -
 Moghal 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Murao, Hindu 500 Awadhi 500 - - - - -
 Musahar, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Nai, Hindu 1,100 Maithili 1,100 - - - - -
 Namassej, Hindu Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Nat, Hindu 40 Bhojpuri 40 - - - - -
 Newah 5,200 Newar 4,900 - 300 30 - -
 Oraon, Dhangar Unknown Kurux, Nepali - - - - - -
 Pahari 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Pasi, Hindu 400 Nepali 400 - - - - -
 Pinjara 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Qassab 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Qazi 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
 Rai 900 Nepali 700 - - 20 - 200
 Rajbansi 100 Rajbanshi 100 - - - - -
 Rajbhar 100 Bhojpuri 100 - - - - -
Raji 600 Raji 600 - - - - -
 Rajput 3,800 Maithili 3,800 - - - - -
 Rajput, Chauhan, Hindu 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Rajput, Chauhan, Muslim 500 Bhojpuri - 500 - - - -
 Rajput, Muslim 200 Bhojpuri - 200 - - - -
 Rajput, Nau 300 Nepali - 300 - - - -
 Raute 100 Raute 100 - - - - -
 Rayeen, Muslim Unknown Urdu - - - - - -
 Santal, Hor 200 Santhali 200 - - - - -
 Sarki 24,000 Nepali 24,000 - 60 90 - -
 Sayyid 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Shaikh 2,200 Urdu - 2,200 - - - -
 Silpkar, Hindu 900 Dotyali 900 - - - - -
 Sonar, Hindu 10,000 Nepali 10,000 - - - - -
 Sunri, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 600 Sunwar 600 - - - - -
 Tajpuriya 20 Rajbanshi 20 - - - - -
 Tamang 2,200 Tamang, Eastern 600 - 1,500 80 - -
 Tanti, Hindu 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Teli, Hindu 800 Maithili 800 - - - - -
 Teli, Muslim Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Thakali 300 Nepali - - 100 - - -
 Thakuri 62,000 Nepali 61,000 - 400 40 - 20
Thakuria 30 Bhojpuri - 30 - - - -
 Thami 100 Thangmi 90 - - - - -
 Tharu 340,000 Tharu, Dangaura 338,000 - 600 1,600 - 70
 Tibetan, Bhotia 30 Tibetan, Central - - 30 - - -
 Yadav, Hindu 2,100 Maithili 2,100 - - - - -
 Yakha Unknown Yakkha - - - - - -
  Totals:  149 1,716,000   146 1,687,000 6,300 20,000 2,600 100 600

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