Country: Nepal South Asia PeoplesSouth Asia Peoples website

Number of People Groups

274

People Groups Unreached

266 (97.1%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

29,496,000

Population in Unreached

28,640,000 (97.1%)

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian **

1.2%

% Evangelical

Unknown

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

5.3%
(Global Rate = 2.6%)
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Photo People Group Population
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Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent **
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Abdul 1,200 61,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Adibasi Janajati 1,100 1,100 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ahar 2,000 1,438,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Amat 2,900 257,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ansari 43,000 16,392,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Apapanthi 200 27,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Arakh 600 593,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ath Pahariya 5,800 5,800 Athpariya Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 32,000 6,495,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.15 % 1
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 2,300 669,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 37,000 108,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Badhi (Muslim traditions) 400 38,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Baghban (Muslim traditions) 900 268,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Baha'i 1,100 23,000 Nepali Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bahelia (Muslim traditions) 800 25,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bahing 2,800 2,800 Bahing Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 15,000 837,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bahra Gaunle 400 400 Bine Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 232,000 3,964,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.05 % 5
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) 25,000 103,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.54 % 1
 Bania 136,000 29,459,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Bania Agarwal 18,000 4,832,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania Agrahari 2,200 317,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania Kasaundhan 2,000 490,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bania Kath 200 200 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bania Khatri 900 204,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania Mahesri 800 363,000 Marwari Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania Mahur 1,100 873,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania Oswal 700 423,000 Marwari Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bania Rauniar 2,700 127,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania Unai 700 59,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bankariya 600 600 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bantar 53,000 178,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bantawa 4,400 4,400 Bantawa Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Baramu 7,700 7,700 Nepali Hinduism 0.25 % 1
Bardai 900 7,300 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 9,100 638,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 23,000 580,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bedia (Muslim traditions) 2,100 31,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Beg 200 4,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 2,800 1,948,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 7,300 45,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhangi (Muslim traditions) 700 217,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhar 3,500 1,986,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 800 1,197,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 800 1,380,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 149,000 6,522,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Bhoi (Muslim traditions) 200 14,000 Nepali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bhoi Ghogra 600 47,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bhoi Kamti 1,200 25,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bhoi Kharbind 9,500 519,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bhoi Kharot 6,200 172,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bhoi Nikhad 1,900 59,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhote 13,000 13,000 Nepali Buddhism 1.40 % 1
 Bind 71,000 1,062,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bote-Majhi 11,000 11,000 Bote Hinduism 0.87 % 1
 Brahmin 3,269,000 63,268,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 65
 Brahmin Bhumihar 16,000 2,767,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Brahmin Bohara 1,100 36,000 Hindi Hinduism 4.29 % 1
 Brahmin Gaur 7,200 2,992,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Hill 3,131,000 3,131,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 63
 Brahmin Jijhotia 1,400 477,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Joshi 2,000 356,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Kanaujia 6,200 4,179,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Khandelwal 1,900 274,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Maha 700 180,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Radhi 3,300 1,540,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 2,800 464,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Brahmin Sanadhya 600 2,712,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Saraswat 2,700 574,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Sawaria 5,500 4,151,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Terai 130,000 130,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.01 % 3
Byansi 4,100 5,000 Humla Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 326,000 51,890,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.19 % 7
Chamling 6,300 6,300 Chamling Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chepang, Tsepang 67,000 68,000 Chepang Hinduism 10.25 % -
 Chhairottan Unknown Unknown Language unknown Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chhantyal 11,000 11,000 Nepali Hinduism 2.57 % 1
 Chhetri 4,272,000 4,546,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.14 % 85
 Chidimar 4,300 4,800 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Christian 700 1,144,000 Nepali Christianity 100.00 % -
Churaute 2,400 2,400 Nepali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Danuwar Rai 81,000 81,000 Danuwar Hinduism 0.49 % 2
 Darai 17,000 32,000 Darai Hinduism 1.11 % 1
 Darjee 457,000 527,000 Nepali Hinduism 1.07 % 9
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 7,200 2,904,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 20,000 1,419,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Deaf 222,000 46,464,000 Nepalese Sign Language Hinduism 2.85 % 4
Devhar 900 18,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Dhandi 1,900 1,900 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dhanuk 214,000 4,373,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
Dhanuk Dhankar 6,200 66,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dharhi (Hindu traditions) 100 25,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dharkar 2,600 166,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dhimal 26,000 31,000 Dhimal Hinduism 1.30 % 1
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 106,000 12,581,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.05 % 2
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 6,900 2,162,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dolpa 4,000 4,000 Sherpa Buddhism 1.10 % 1
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 13,000 2,305,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dom (Muslim traditions) 1,600 190,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dosadh (Hindu traditions) 203,000 5,343,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.06 % 4
 Dura 5,100 8,200 Nepali Hinduism 3.06 % 1
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 7,800 6,525,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gaddi 1,000 712,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Gandharb (Hindu traditions) 100 14,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Gandharva 6,800 7,300 Nepali Hinduism 2.74 % 1
 Gangai 37,000 42,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gharti 115,000 137,000 Nepali Hinduism 1.07 % 2
 Gonrhi 1,200 850,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Goriya (Hindu traditions) 900 325,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gosain 1,700 1,540,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gurung 505,000 625,000 Gurung Buddhism 5.00 % 10
Gurung Ghale 22,000 22,000 Ghale, Southern Buddhism 6.44 % -
Gyalsumdo 400 400 Tamang, Western Buddhism 4.01 % 1
 Hadi 2,200 1,214,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Hajam 36,000 4,504,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) 4,200 22,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.12 % 1
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 81,000 1,531,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.05 % 2
Halwai Maira 1,600 119,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Hayu 2,900 2,900 Wayu Hinduism 0.33 % 1
Hudke 100 100 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 1,000 19,213,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 900 9,138,000 Punjabi, Eastern Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jirel 5,500 5,500 Jirel Buddhism 4.38 % 1
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 900 3,754,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kagate 600 2,400 Syuba Buddhism 0.78 % 1
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 53,000 8,213,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kaibartta 800 2,419,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 900 3,984,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 123,000 3,867,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.19 % 2
 Kalwar (Muslim traditions) 800 56,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kalwar Iraqi (Hindu traditions) 600 57,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kalwar Iraqi (Muslim traditions) 700 48,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kalwar Jaiswal 5,600 962,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kamar 1,600 33,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kami 1,221,000 1,361,000 Nepali Hinduism 1.56 % 24
 Kandu 125,000 2,497,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.06 % 2
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 2,900 214,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kawar 1,200 1,022,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 43,000 9,510,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.41 % 1
Kayastha Karan 800 582,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kayastha Sribastab 1,000 957,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Khaling 1,500 1,500 Khaling Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Khambu 700 337,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kharia 600 756,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Khas 16,000 81,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 700 2,303,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Khatwa 99,000 371,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.10 % 2
 Kisan 2,200 1,618,000 Kurux Hinduism 1.34 % 1
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 1,500 188,000 Rajbanshi Hinduism 0.63 % 1
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 297,000 8,442,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.29 % 6
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 2,200 13,291,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kori 12,000 310,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kuchbandia 300 22,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kulung 27,000 27,000 Kulung Other / Small 0.29 % 1
 Kumal 117,000 121,000 Nepali Hinduism 2.29 % 2
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 62,000 15,721,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.14 % 1
Kumhar Magahia 1,200 158,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 224,000 19,121,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.03 % 4
Kusunda 300 300 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kyerung 3,100 11,000 Kyerung Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Laheri (Muslim traditions) 300 60,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Larke 200 200 Nubri Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lhomi, Shing Saapa 1,100 4,400 Lhomi Buddhism 0.89 % 1
 Loba 2,600 4,900 Lhowa Buddhism 0.19 % 1
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 33,000 6,751,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 100,000 9,640,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.05 % 2
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 800 2,655,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Lohorung 1,200 1,200 Yamphu, Southern Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 68,000 3,279,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Magar 1,834,000 2,181,000 Nepali Hinduism 2.28 % 37
 Majhi 81,000 202,000 Maithili Hinduism 2.95 % 2
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 1,200 1,828,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 14,000 9,929,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.14 % 1
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 168,000 3,453,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.24 % 3
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) 4,500 321,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mallah Dhawa (Muslim traditions) 1,800 24,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) 5,500 288,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Manihar 1,500 634,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mech 4,800 60,000 Boro Hinduism 1.72 % 1
Mewahang 3,800 3,800 Mewahang, Eastern Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Miyan 29,000 29,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Moghal 2,000 2,987,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mugal 300 300 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Munda, Horo 2,200 3,813,000 Maithili Hinduism 5.45 % -
 Murao (Hindu traditions) 1,700 2,374,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 228,000 2,998,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.50 % 5
Naaba 600 600 Naaba Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Nachhiring 6,900 6,900 Nachering Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 115,000 11,900,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.08 % 2
 Namassej 1,300 8,412,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 3,000 468,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nat (Muslim traditions) 600 167,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Newah 1,284,000 1,455,000 Newar Hinduism 0.92 % 26
Nubri 1,500 1,500 Nubri Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Oraon, Dhangar 38,000 4,590,000 Kurux, Nepali Hinduism 2.94 % 1
 Pahari 13,000 13,000 Nepali Hinduism 2.52 % 1
 Pashtun, Pathan 8,900 11,660,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 3,900 7,589,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Phri 600 1,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pinjara 17,000 3,599,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Qassab 1,600 2,151,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Qazi 9,900 750,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rai 601,000 730,000 Nepali Other / Small 5.57 % -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 112,000 6,896,000 Rajbanshi Hinduism 5.40 % -
 Rajbhar 11,000 86,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 1.06 % 1
Rajdhob 13,000 17,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Raji 4,600 6,200 Raji Hinduism 2.38 % 1
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 37,000 45,558,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 17,000 19,980,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput Bais (Muslim traditions) 1,300 116,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Rajput Bisen (Muslim traditions) 400 40,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 1,000 2,909,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput Chauhan (Muslim traditions) 1,900 811,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Rajput Marwadi 100 100 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput Nau 1,100 272,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput Ponwar (Muslim traditions) 1,200 291,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput Saithwar 600 476,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Raute 900 2,200 Raute Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 4,000 1,065,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rongkup 3,900 82,000 Lepcha Buddhism 3.56 % 1
Sahisia 200 8,900 Maithili Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Sampang 1,500 1,500 Sampang Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Santal, Hor 50,000 8,108,000 Santhali Hinduism 7.00 % -
 Saora 1,500 985,000 Sora Hinduism 5.09 % -
Sarbaria 3,200 3,200 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sarki 364,000 405,000 Nepali Hinduism 2.14 % 7
 Sayyid 64,000 15,638,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Shaikh 794,000 236,190,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 16
 Shaikh Qureshi 16,000 7,878,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sherpa 107,000 157,000 Sherpa Buddhism 4.24 % 2
 Sherpa Helambu 2,500 2,500 Hyolmo Buddhism 1.38 % 1
 Silpkar (Hindu traditions) 59,000 386,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Siyar 500 500 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 64,000 7,775,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.12 % 1
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 91,000 1,660,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.44 % 2
 Sunuwar 55,000 138,000 Sunwar Hinduism 2.60 % 1
 Tajpuriya 19,000 19,000 Rajbanshi Hinduism 1.30 % 1
 Tamang 1,489,000 1,728,000 Tamang, Eastern Buddhism 5.00 % 30
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 78,000 2,186,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.05 % 2
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 800 246,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Tangbe 600 600 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 102,000 4,885,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.15 % 2
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 359,000 19,074,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.14 % 7
 Teli (Muslim traditions) 1,700 4,432,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) 12,000 543,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Thakali 11,000 13,000 Nepali Hinduism 4.41 % 1
 Thakali Chimtan Unknown Unknown Thakali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Thakali Marphali 1,900 1,900 Thakali Buddhism 1.79 % 1
Thakali Tin Gaule 500 500 Thakali Buddhism 1.06 % 1
 Thakuri 412,000 445,000 Nepali Hinduism 1.57 % 8
Thakuria 2,400 12,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Thami 28,000 31,000 Thangmi Hinduism 0.87 % 1
 Tharu 1,688,000 2,144,000 Tharu, Kathariya Hinduism 3.41 % 34
Tharu Khawas 1,500 1,500 Nepali Hinduism 1.94 % 1
 Tharu Rana 202,000 215,000 Tharu, Kathariya Hinduism 1.08 % 4
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 600 322,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Thulung 3,300 3,300 Thulung Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tibetan, Bhotia 2,600 1,072,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tokpegola 1,500 1,500 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Tsum 2,300 2,300 Tsum Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Valmiki, Balmiki (Hindu traditions) 5,500 5,008,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Walang 1,200 7,400 Walungge Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 1,024,000 59,972,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.03 % 20
 Yadav Dhindhor 15,000 1,551,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Yadav Gaoli 79,000 5,112,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Yadav Gola 4,400 4,924,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Yadav Gualbans (Hindu traditions) 29,000 4,897,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Yadav Rawat 9,200 1,448,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yakha 24,000 30,000 Yakkha Other / Small 0.72 % 1
 Yakthumba 376,000 521,000 Limbu Other / Small 2.69 % 8
Yamphu 6,700 6,700 Yamphu Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Yayu 2,200 2,200 Language unknown Hinduism 0.22 % 1
 Yehlmo 10,000 10,000 Hyolmo Buddhism 0.99 % 1
  Totals:  274 29,496,000       266   1.19 % 0.00 % 757 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 128,000                
  UN Country Population (2018) 29,624,000                

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State Population People Groups Unreached
Groups
% Unreached
Peoples
Population
in Unreached
% Population
Unreached
Districts
Bagmati 4,425,000 188 181 96.3 % 4,329,000 97.8 % 8
Bheri 1,902,000 161 156 96.9 % 1,900,000 99.9 % 5
Dhaulagiri 636,000 61 59 96.7 % 636,000 100.0 % 4
Gandaki 1,818,000 132 127 96.2 % 1,803,000 99.2 % 6
Janakpur 2,984,000 164 158 96.3 % 2,977,000 99.8 % 6
Karnali 415,000 33 32 97.0 % 414,000 99.8 % 5
Kosi 2,475,000 180 172 95.6 % 2,212,000 89.4 % 6
Lumbini 3,305,000 186 180 96.8 % 3,302,000 99.9 % 6
Mahakali 1,153,000 93 91 97.8 % 1,153,000 100.0 % 4
Mechi 1,631,000 139 132 95.0 % 1,393,000 85.4 % 4
Narayani 3,205,000 165 160 97.0 % 3,139,000 97.9 % 5
Rapti 1,526,000 109 105 96.3 % 1,526,000 100.0 % 5
Sagarmatha 2,111,000 166 160 96.4 % 1,946,000 92.2 % 6
Seti 1,685,000 126 122 96.8 % 1,684,000 99.9 % 5
Country:   29,496,000 274 266 97.1 % 28,640,000 97.1 % 75
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Language Code # Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Athpariya aph 1 1 Bible Portions
Awadhi awa 17 17 Complete Bible
Bahing bhj 1 1
Bantawa bap 1 1 Bible Portions
Bengali ben 1 1 Complete Bible
Bhojpuri bho 32 32 New Testament
Bine bon 1 1 New Testament
Boro brx 1 1 Complete Bible
Bote bmj 1 1
Chamling rab 1 1 New Testament
Chepang cdm 1 0 New Testament
Danuwar dhw 1 1 Bible Portions
Darai dry 1 1 Bible Portions
Dhimal dhi 1 1 New Testament
Ghale, Southern ghe 1 0 New Testament
Gurung gvr 1 1 New Testament
Hindi hin 3 3 Complete Bible
Humla hut 1 1
Hyolmo scp 2 2 New Testament
Jirel jul 1 1 New Testament
Khaling klr 1 1 Complete Bible
Kulung kle 1 1 New Testament
Kurux kru 1 1 Complete Bible
Kurux, Nepali kxl 1 1 Bible Portions
Kyerung kgy 1 1
Lepcha lep 1 1 New Testament
Lhomi lhm 1 1 New Testament
Lhowa loy 1 1 Bible Portions
Limbu lif 1 1 New Testament
Maithili mai 82 81 New Testament
Marwari rwr 2 2 New Testament
Mewahang, Eastern emg 1 1
Naaba nao 1 1
Nachering ncd 1 1
Nepalese Sign Language nsp 1 1
Nepali npi 40 38 Complete Bible
Newar new 1 1 New Testament
Nubri kte 2 2
Punjabi, Eastern pan 1 1 Complete Bible
Rajbanshi rjs 3 2 New Testament
Raji rji 1 1
Raute rau 1 1
Sampang rav 1 1 New Testament
Santhali sat 1 0 Complete Bible
Sherpa xsr 3 3 New Testament
Sora srb 1 0 Complete Bible
Sunwar suz 1 1 Complete Bible
Syuba syw 1 1 Bible Portions
Tamang, Eastern taj 1 1 New Testament
Tamang, Western tdg 1 1 New Testament
Thakali ths 3 3
Thangmi thf 1 1
Tharu, Kathariya tkt 2 2
Thulung tdh 1 1 New Testament
Tibetan, Central bod 1 1 Complete Bible
Tsum ttz 1 1
Unknown xxx 2 2
Urdu urd 32 32 Complete Bible
Walungge ola 1 1
Wayu vay 1 1
Yakkha ybh 1 1 Bible Portions
Yamphu ybi 1 1
Yamphu, Southern lrr 1 1
Totals: 63 274 266   16 19 28 55 3
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State Population Hindu Muslim Christian Buddhist Sikh Other % Christian
Adherent
Bagmati 4,425,000 3,441,000 24,200 106,000 814,000 90 26,600 2.40 %
Bheri 1,902,000 1,746,000 95,500 30,700 28,600 50 820 1.61 %
Dhaulagiri 636,000 571,000 1,080 3,850 55,300 0 1,050 0.61 %
Gandaki 1,818,000 1,537,000 11,400 27,500 223,000 10 4,100 1.51 %
Janakpur 2,984,000 2,472,000 201,000 12,500 242,000 0 9,680 0.42 %
Karnali 415,000 388,000 30 1,160 25,100 0 70 0.28 %
Kosi 2,475,000 1,793,000 126,000 33,600 172,000 570 307,000 1.36 %
Lumbini 3,305,000 2,964,000 203,000 20,500 112,000 40 3,120 0.62 %
Mahakali 1,153,000 1,134,000 370 12,800 7,100 0 760 1.11 %
Mechi 1,631,000 1,101,000 23,500 27,600 128,000 70 319,000 1.69 %
Narayani 3,205,000 2,512,000 306,000 42,200 312,000 80 10,700 1.32 %
Rapti 1,526,000 1,456,000 5,770 18,100 42,200 0 3,120 1.19 %
Sagarmatha 2,111,000 1,692,000 103,000 15,800 145,000 0 146,000 0.75 %
Seti 1,685,000 1,643,000 4,690 14,700 19,300 30 2,480 0.87 %
Country:   29,496,000 24,450,000 1,106,000 367,000 2,326,000 900 835,000 1.24 %
Networking Possibilities

Search the Web
There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Nepal. Internet searches are probably the best way to find these organizations. The following are some example search topics you might try:

  • Church planting agencies in Nepal
  • Christian ministry in Nepal
  • Business as mission
  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
  • Christian discipleship
  • Short term Christian missions
  • Long term Christian missions
  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
  • Bible translation opportunities
  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches

Nepal Statistics
People Groups 274
Unreached People Groups 266  (97.1%)
Population 29,496,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.2%
Population in Unreached 28,640,000  (97.1%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 757
Primary Religion Hinduism
Percent Christian Adherent 1.2%
Percent Evangelical Unknown
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 5.3%
Country Progress Level 1
Urbanization 19%
Continent Asia
Region South Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code NP
Official Language(s) NepaliMaithili
Literacy Rate 85%
Estimated Illiterate Population 4,424,000
Persecution Ranking 25 (1=High to 50=Low OD)


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