Country: Nepal South Asia PeoplesSouth Asia Peoples website

Number of People Groups

275

People Groups Unreached

266 (96.7%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

28,895,000

Population in Unreached

28,048,000 (97.1%)

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian **

1.2%

% Evangelical

Unknown

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

5.3%
(Global Rate = 2.6%)
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent **
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Abdul 1,200 60,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Adibasi Janajati 1,100 1,100 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Ahar 2,000 1,431,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Amat 2,900 256,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Ansari 42,000 16,253,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Apapanthi 200 27,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Arakh 600 592,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Ath Pahariya 5,700 5,700 Athpariya Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 31,000 6,477,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.15 %
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 2,200 664,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 37,000 108,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Badhi (Muslim traditions) 400 38,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Baghban (Muslim traditions) 900 264,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Baha'i 1,100 23,000 Nepali Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bahelia (Muslim traditions) 800 25,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bahing 2,700 2,700 Bahing Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 15,000 835,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bahra Gaunle 400 400 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 229,000 3,950,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.05 %
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) 25,000 103,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.54 %
 Bania 135,000 29,373,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania Agarwal 18,000 4,824,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania Agrahari 2,200 317,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania Kasaundhan 2,000 489,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bania Kath 200 200 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bania Khatri 900 203,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania Mahesri 800 362,000 Marwari Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania Mahur 1,100 871,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania Oswal 600 423,000 Marwari Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bania Rauniar 2,600 127,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania Unai 700 59,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bankariya 500 500 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bantar 53,000 178,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bantawa 4,300 4,300 Bantawa Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Baramu 7,500 7,500 Nepali Hinduism 0.25 %
Bardai 800 7,100 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 9,000 636,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 23,000 579,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bedia (Muslim traditions) 2,100 31,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Beg 200 4,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 2,800 1,943,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 7,200 44,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 5,500 4,989,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhangi (Muslim traditions) 600 215,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhar 3,500 1,979,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 800 1,190,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 800 1,376,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 147,000 6,487,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhoi (Muslim traditions) 200 14,000 Nepali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bhoi Ghogra 600 46,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bhoi Kamti 1,200 25,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bhoi Kharbind 9,400 516,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bhoi Kharot 6,200 169,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bhoi Nikhad 1,900 58,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhote 13,000 13,000 Nepali Buddhism 1.40 %
 Bind 70,000 1,056,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bote-Majhi 11,000 11,000 Bote Hinduism 0.87 %
 Brahmin Bhumihar 16,000 2,759,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin Gaur 7,200 2,990,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Hill 3,090,000 3,090,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 61 
 Brahmin Jijhotia 1,400 476,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Joshi 2,000 356,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Kanaujia 6,100 4,217,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin Khandelwal 1,900 273,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Maha 700 180,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Radhi 3,200 1,537,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 2,800 462,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin Sanadhya 500 2,709,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Saraswat 2,600 573,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Sawaria 5,500 4,148,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Terai 129,000 129,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.01 %
 Brahmin unspecified 3,227,000 63,126,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 64 
Byansi 4,000 4,900 Humla Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 322,000 51,736,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.19 %
Chamling 6,200 6,200 Chamling Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Chepang, Tsepang 66,000 67,000 Chepang Hinduism 10.25 % -
 Chhairottan Unknown Unknown Language unknown Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Chhantyal 11,000 11,000 Nepali Hinduism 2.57 %
 Chhetri 4,214,000 4,487,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.14 % 84 
 Chidimar 4,300 4,800 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Christian unspecified 700 1,068,000 Nepali Christianity 100.00 % -
Churaute 2,300 2,300 Nepali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Danuwar Rai 80,000 80,000 Danuwar Hinduism 0.49 %
 Darai 17,000 32,000 Darai Hinduism 1.11 %
 Darjee 452,000 522,000 Nepali Hinduism 1.07 %
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 7,200 2,895,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 19,000 1,409,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Deaf Unknown Unknown Nepalese Sign Language Hinduism 2.85 % 0.09 %
Devhar 900 18,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Dhandi 1,900 1,900 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dhanuk 211,000 4,357,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Dhanuk Dhankar 6,100 66,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dharhi (Hindu traditions) 100 25,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dharkar 2,600 165,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dhimal 26,000 31,000 Dhimal Hinduism 1.30 %
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 105,000 12,542,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.05 %
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 6,800 2,140,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dolpa 3,900 3,900 Sherpa Buddhism 1.10 %
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 13,000 2,290,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dom (Muslim traditions) 1,600 190,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dosadh (Hindu traditions) 200,000 5,325,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.06 %
Dosadh Bahelia 400 61,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dura 5,100 8,100 Nepali Hinduism 3.06 %
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 7,700 6,500,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gaddi 1,000 712,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Gandharb (Hindu traditions) 100 14,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Gandharva 6,700 7,200 Nepali Hinduism 2.74 %
 Gangai 36,000 41,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gharti 113,000 135,000 Nepali Hinduism 1.07 %
 Gonrhi 1,200 848,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Goriya (Hindu traditions) 900 324,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gosain 1,700 1,536,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gurung 498,000 617,000 Gurung Buddhism 5.00 %
Gurung Ghale 22,000 22,000 Nepali Buddhism 6.40 % -
Gyalsumdo 400 400 Tamang, Western Buddhism 4.01 %
 Hadi 2,200 1,208,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Hajam 35,000 4,453,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) 4,100 22,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.12 %
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 80,000 1,526,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.05 %
Halwai Maira 1,600 113,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Hayu 2,900 2,900 Wayu Hinduism 0.32 %
Hudke 100 100 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 1,000 19,208,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 900 9,126,000 Punjabi, Eastern Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jirel 5,500 5,500 Jirel Buddhism 4.38 %
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 900 3,737,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kagate 600 2,400 Syuba Buddhism 0.78 %
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 52,000 8,187,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kaibartta 800 2,410,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 900 3,970,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 122,000 3,854,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.19 %
 Kalwar (Muslim traditions) 800 56,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kalwar Iraqi (Hindu traditions) 600 52,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kalwar Iraqi (Muslim traditions) 700 48,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kalwar Jaiswal 5,500 955,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kamar 1,600 34,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kami 1,205,000 1,344,000 Nepali Hinduism 1.56 % 24 
 Kandu 123,000 2,489,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.06 %
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 2,900 213,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kawar 1,200 1,027,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 43,000 9,470,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.41 %
Kayastha Karan 800 516,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kayastha Sribastab 1,000 955,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Khaling 1,400 1,400 Khaling Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
Khambu 700 335,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kharia 500 759,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Khas 16,000 81,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 700 2,298,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Khatwa 98,000 369,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.10 %
 Kisan 2,200 1,623,000 Kurux Hinduism 1.34 %
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 1,500 186,000 Rajbanshi Hinduism 0.63 %
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 294,000 8,433,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.29 %
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 2,200 13,246,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kori 12,000 268,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kuchbandia 300 22,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kulung 26,000 26,000 Kulung Other / Small 0.29 %
 Kumal 116,000 120,000 Nepali Hinduism 2.29 %
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 61,000 15,658,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.14 %
Kumhar Magahia 1,100 128,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 221,000 19,089,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.03 %
Kusunda 300 300 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kyerung 3,100 11,000 Kyerung Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Laheri (Muslim traditions) 300 59,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Larke 200 200 Nubri Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Lhomi, Shing Saapa 1,100 4,400 Lhomi Buddhism 0.89 %
 Loba 2,600 4,800 Lhowa Buddhism 2.40 % 2.40 % -
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 32,000 6,742,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 99,000 9,590,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.05 %
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 800 2,619,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Lohorung 1,200 1,200 Lohorung Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 67,000 3,268,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.03 %
 Magar 1,811,000 2,155,000 Nepali Hinduism 2.28 % 36 
 Majhi 80,000 206,000 Majhi Hinduism 2.95 %
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 1,200 1,819,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 14,000 9,919,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.14 %
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 166,000 3,421,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.24 %
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) 4,400 316,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mallah Dhawa (Muslim traditions) 1,800 23,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) 5,400 282,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Manihar 1,500 631,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mech 4,700 60,000 Boro Hinduism 1.72 %
Mewahang 3,700 3,700 Mewahang, Eastern Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
Miyan 29,000 29,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Moghal 2,000 2,951,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mugal 300 300 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Munda, Horo 2,100 3,806,000 Maithili Hinduism 5.45 % -
 Murao (Hindu traditions) 1,700 2,365,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 225,000 2,985,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.50 %
Naaba 600 600 Naaba Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Nachhiring 6,800 6,800 Nachering Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 113,000 11,870,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.08 %
 Namassej 1,300 8,371,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 2,900 467,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Nat (Muslim traditions) 600 165,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Newah 1,267,000 1,438,000 Newar Hinduism 0.91 % 25 
Nubri 1,500 1,500 Nubri Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Oraon, Dhangar 38,000 4,568,000 Kurux, Nepali Hinduism 2.94 %
 Pahari 13,000 13,000 Nepali Hinduism 2.52 %
 Pashtun, Northern 8,800 39,898,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 3,800 7,566,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Phri 600 1,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pinjara 17,000 3,588,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Qassab 1,600 2,132,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Qazi 9,700 745,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rai 593,000 721,000 Nepali Other / Small 5.57 % -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 110,000 6,853,000 Rajbanshi Hinduism 5.40 % -
Rajbansi Khen (Hindu traditions) 300 49,000 Rajbanshi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajbhar 10,000 84,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 1.06 %
Rajdhob 13,000 17,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Raji 4,500 6,100 Raji Hinduism 2.38 %
 Rajput Bais (Muslim traditions) 1,300 115,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Rajput Bisen (Muslim traditions) 400 38,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 1,000 2,901,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput Chauhan (Muslim traditions) 1,800 803,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Rajput Marwadi 100 100 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput Nau 1,100 272,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput Ponwar (Muslim traditions) 1,200 288,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput Saithwar 600 476,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput unspecified (Hindu traditions) 37,000 45,416,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput unspecified (Muslim traditions) 16,000 19,655,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Raute 900 2,200 Raute Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 4,000 1,060,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rongkup 3,900 81,000 Lepcha Buddhism 3.56 %
Sahisia 200 8,900 Maithili Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Sampang 1,400 1,400 Sampang Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Santal, Hor 49,000 8,083,000 Santhali Hinduism 7.00 % -
 Saora 1,500 954,000 Sora Hinduism 5.09 % -
Sarbaria 3,100 3,100 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sarki 360,000 401,000 Nepali Hinduism 2.14 %
 Sayyid 64,000 15,455,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Shaikh 784,000 234,437,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 15 
 Shaikh Qureshi 16,000 7,747,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sherpa 106,000 156,000 Sherpa Buddhism 4.23 %
 Sherpa Helambu 2,400 2,400 Hyolmo Buddhism 1.42 %
 Silpkar (Hindu traditions) 58,000 384,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Siyar 500 500 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 63,000 7,754,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.12 %
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 89,000 1,647,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.44 %
 Sunuwar 54,000 136,000 Sunwar Hinduism 2.60 %
 Tajpuriya 18,000 18,000 Rajbanshi Hinduism 1.30 %
 Tamang 1,471,000 1,709,000 Tamang, Eastern Buddhism 5.00 % 29 
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 77,000 2,179,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.05 %
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 800 241,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Tangbe 600 600 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 101,000 4,850,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.15 %
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 354,000 18,980,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.14 %
 Teli (Muslim traditions) 1,700 4,379,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) 12,000 524,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Thakali 11,000 12,000 Nepali Hinduism 4.41 %
 Thakali Chimtan Unknown Unknown Thakali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Thakali Marphali 1,800 1,800 Thakali Buddhism 1.79 %
Thakali Tin Gaule 500 500 Thakali Buddhism 1.06 %
 Thakuri 407,000 440,000 Nepali Hinduism 1.57 %
Thakuria 2,400 12,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Thami 28,000 31,000 Thangmi Hinduism 0.87 %
 Tharu 1,665,000 2,119,000 Tharu, Dangaura Hinduism 3.41 % 33 
Tharu Khawas 1,500 1,500 Nepali Hinduism 1.94 %
 Tharu Rana 199,000 212,000 Tharu, Rana Hinduism 1.08 %
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 600 321,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Thulung 3,300 3,300 Thulung Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tibetan, Bhotia 2,500 1,058,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Tokpegola 1,400 1,400 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Tsum 2,300 2,300 Tsum Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Walang 1,200 7,300 Walungge Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 1,011,000 59,815,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.03 % 20 
Yadav Dhindhor 15,000 1,545,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Yadav Gaoli 78,000 5,102,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Yadav Gola 4,400 4,910,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Yadav Gualbans (Hindu traditions) 28,000 4,884,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Yadav Rawat 9,000 1,443,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Yakha 23,000 29,000 Yakkha Other / Small 0.72 %
 Yakthumba 371,000 516,000 Limbu Other / Small 2.69 %
Yamphu 6,700 6,700 Yamphu Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Yayu 2,200 2,200 Language unknown Hinduism 0.22 %
 Yehlmo 10,000 10,000 Hyolmo Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
  Totals:  275 28,895,000       266   1.18 % 0.00 % 727 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 292,000                
  UN Country Population (2017) 29,187,000                

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State Population People Groups Unreached
Groups
% Unreached
Peoples
Population
in Unreached
% Population
Unreached
Districts
Bagmati 4,367,000 187 179 95.7 % 4,272,000 97.8 % 8
Bheri 1,877,000 160 155 96.9 % 1,875,000 99.9 % 5
Dhaulagiri 628,000 61 58 95.1 % 625,000 99.5 % 4
Gandaki 1,794,000 131 125 95.4 % 1,780,000 99.2 % 6
Janakpur 2,946,000 164 157 95.7 % 2,940,000 99.8 % 6
Karnali 409,000 33 32 97.0 % 409,000 100.0 % 5
Kosi 2,444,000 181 173 95.6 % 2,184,000 89.4 % 6
Lumbini 3,263,000 186 180 96.8 % 3,260,000 99.9 % 6
Mahakali 1,137,000 92 90 97.8 % 1,136,000 99.9 % 4
Mechi 1,610,000 139 132 95.0 % 1,376,000 85.5 % 4
Narayani 3,165,000 166 161 97.0 % 3,100,000 97.9 % 5
Rapti 1,506,000 108 104 96.3 % 1,505,000 99.9 % 5
Sagarmatha 2,084,000 167 161 96.4 % 1,921,000 92.2 % 6
Seti 1,663,000 125 121 96.8 % 1,662,000 99.9 % 5
Country:   28,895,000 275 266 96.7 % 28,048,000 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
Awadhi awa 17 17 Complete Bible
Bahing bhj 1 1
Bantawa bap 1 1
Bengali ben 1 1 Complete Bible
Bhojpuri bho 33 33 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
Darai dry 1 1
Dhimal dhi 1 1 New Testament
Gurung gvr 1 1 New Testament
Hindi hin 2 2 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 Bible Portions
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 0
Limbu lif 1 1 New Testament
Lohorung lbr 1 1
Maithili mai 81 80 New Testament
Majhi mjz 1 1
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 42 39 Complete Bible
Newar new 1 1 New Testament
Nubri kte 2 2
Punjabi, Eastern pan 1 1 Complete Bible
Rajbanshi rjs 4 3 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, Dangaura thl 1 1 Bible Portions
Tharu, Rana thr 1 1 New Testament
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
Yamphu ybi 1 1
Totals: 63 275 266   14 17 30 56 3
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State Population Hindu Muslim Christian Buddhist Sikh Other % Christian
Adherent
Bagmati 4,367,000 3,398,000 23,900 105,000 803,000 90 26,100 2.40 %
Bheri 1,877,000 1,723,000 94,300 30,400 28,200 50 790 1.62 %
Dhaulagiri 628,000 564,000 1,070 3,830 54,700 0 1,040 0.61 %
Gandaki 1,794,000 1,517,000 11,300 27,100 220,000 10 4,070 1.51 %
Janakpur 2,946,000 2,440,000 198,000 12,400 239,000 0 9,570 0.42 %
Karnali 409,000 383,000 30 1,160 24,800 0 70 0.28 %
Kosi 2,444,000 1,770,000 124,000 33,200 169,000 570 303,000 1.36 %
Lumbini 3,263,000 2,926,000 200,000 20,300 111,000 40 3,090 0.62 %
Mahakali 1,137,000 1,119,000 370 12,600 7,020 0 740 1.11 %
Mechi 1,610,000 1,087,000 23,200 27,300 127,000 70 315,000 1.70 %
Narayani 3,165,000 2,479,000 303,000 41,700 308,000 80 10,500 1.32 %
Rapti 1,506,000 1,436,000 5,710 18,000 41,700 0 3,070 1.19 %
Sagarmatha 2,084,000 1,671,000 101,000 15,700 143,000 0 144,000 0.75 %
Seti 1,663,000 1,622,000 4,640 14,500 19,100 30 2,460 0.87 %
Country:   28,895,000 24,135,000 1,091,000 363,000 2,296,000 900 824,000 1.26 %
Networking Possibilities

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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 275
Unreached People Groups 266  (96.7%)
Population 28,895,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.2%
Population in Unreached 28,048,000  (97.1%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 727
Primary Religion Hinduism
Percent Christian Adherent 1.2%
Percent Evangelical Unknown
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 5.3%
Country Progress Level 1
Urbanization 18%
Continent Asia
Region South Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code NP
Official Language(s) NepaliMaithili
Literacy Rate 60%
Estimated Illiterate Population 11,558,000
Persecution Ranking 25 (1=High to 50=Low OD)




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