Country: Nepal South Asia Peoples website

Number of People Groups

250

People Groups Unreached

242 (96.8%)

Official
Language

Total
Population

28,743,000

Population in Unreached

28,487,000 (99.1%)

Literacy Rate

60 %

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian *

0.9%

% Evangelical

Unknown
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
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Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
 Abdul 1,200 61,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Adibasi Janajati 1,100 1,100 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Ahar 2,000 1,487,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Amat 2,900 266,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Ansari 42,000 16,503,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Apapanthi 200 28,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Arakh 600 615,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Ath Pahariya 5,800 5,800 Athpariya Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 32,000 6,690,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.22 %
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 2,200 687,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 37,000 110,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.15 %
 Badhi (Muslim traditions) 400 39,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Baghban (Muslim traditions) 900 262,000 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) 15,000 866,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bahra Gaunle 400 400 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 231,000 3,879,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.07 %
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) 25,000 105,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.73 %
 Bania 135,000 30,568,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.02 %
 Bania, Agarwal 18,000 5,003,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania, Agrahari 2,200 328,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania, Kasaundhan 2,000 507,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bania, Kath 200 200 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bania, Khatri 900 213,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania, Mahesri 800 377,000 Marwari Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania, Mahur 1,100 908,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania, Oswal 600 456,000 Marwari Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bania, Rauniar 2,600 131,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania, Unai 700 61,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bankariya 500 500 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bantar 53,000 182,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bantawa 4,300 4,300 Bantawa Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bardai 900 7,500 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Barhamu 7,600 7,600 Nepali Hinduism 0.12 %
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 9,100 659,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.05 %
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 23,000 580,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.04 %
Bedia (Muslim traditions) 2,100 29,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Beg 200 4,100 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 2,800 2,020,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 7,300 45,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 5,500 5,157,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhangi (Muslim traditions) 600 218,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhar 3,500 1,832,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 800 1,234,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 800 1,420,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 148,000 6,726,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.01 %
 Bhoi (Muslim traditions) 200 14,000 Nepali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bhoi Kamti 1,200 24,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhote 13,000 13,000 Nepali Buddhism 0.50 %
 Bhotia, Kagate, Yehlmo 4,300 4,300 Language unknown Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhotia, Kutang, Larke 200 200 Nubri Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhotia, Sherpa 106,000 163,000 Sherpa Buddhism 2.06 %
 Bind 71,000 1,096,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bote-Majhi 11,000 11,000 Bote Hinduism 0.88 %
 Brahmin 3,249,000 65,925,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.02 %
 Brahmin, Bhumihar 16,000 2,864,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin, Gaur 7,200 3,115,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin, Hill 3,113,000 3,113,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.01 %
 Brahmin, Jijhotia 1,400 495,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin, Joshi 2,000 371,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin, Kanaujia 6,100 4,574,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin, Khandelwal 1,900 284,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin, Maha 700 186,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin, Radhi 3,200 1,654,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin, Sakaldwipi 2,800 480,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin, Sanadhya 600 2,812,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin, Saraswat 2,700 596,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin, Sawaria 5,500 4,310,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin, Terai 130,000 130,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.08 %
Byansi 4,000 4,900 Humla Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 324,000 53,636,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.08 %
Chamling 6,200 6,200 Chamling Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Chepang, Tsepang 66,000 67,000 Chepang Hinduism 10.17 %
 Chhairottan Unknown Unknown Language unknown Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Chhantyal 11,000 11,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.07 %
 Chhetri 4,245,000 4,539,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.09 %
 Chidimar 4,300 4,900 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Christian unspecified 700 1,253,000 Nepali Christianity 100.00 %
Churaute 2,300 2,300 Nepali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Danuwar Rai 81,000 81,000 Danuwar Hinduism 0.44 %
 Darai 19,000 34,000 Darai Hinduism 0.99 %
 Darjee 455,000 527,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.74 %
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 7,200 2,993,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.05 %
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 19,000 1,443,000 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 212,000 4,507,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dharkar 2,600 171,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dhimal 26,000 31,000 Dhimal Hinduism 1.18 %
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 106,000 12,963,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.04 %
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 6,800 2,159,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dolpa 4,000 4,000 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 13,000 2,377,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dom (Muslim traditions) 1,600 197,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dosadh (Hindu traditions) 202,000 5,532,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.07 %
 Dura 5,100 8,200 Nepali Hinduism 2.27 %
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 7,700 6,736,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gaddi 1,000 660,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Gandharva 6,800 7,200 Nepali Hinduism 1.64 %
 Gangai 37,000 42,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Ganghar Unknown Unknown Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gharti 114,000 136,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.63 %
 Gonrhi 1,200 879,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Goriya (Hindu traditions) 900 336,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gosain 1,700 1,594,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gurung 502,000 629,000 Gurung Buddhism 2.50 %
Gurung Ghale 22,000 22,000 Ghale, Southern Buddhism 6.91 %
Gyalsumdo 400 400 Tamang, Western Buddhism 4.01 %
 Hadi 2,200 1,261,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Hajam 35,000 4,494,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) 4,200 22,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.12 %
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 81,000 1,570,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.06 %
 Hayu 3,000 3,000 Wayu Hinduism 0.33 %
Hudke 100 100 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 1,000 19,728,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 900 9,652,000 Punjabi, Eastern Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jirel 5,500 5,500 Jirel Buddhism 3.77 %
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 900 3,788,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kagate 600 1,900 Kagate Buddhism 0.80 %
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 52,000 8,484,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kaibartta 800 2,475,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kaike 2,200 2,200 Kaike Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 900 4,025,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 122,000 3,992,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.19 %
 Kalwar (Muslim traditions) 800 57,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kamar 1,600 43,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kami 1,213,000 1,352,000 Nepali Hinduism 1.13 %
 Kandu 124,000 2,578,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.06 %
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 2,900 221,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kawar 1,200 1,158,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 43,000 9,755,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.38 %
Khaling 1,500 1,500 Khaling Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
Khambu 700 324,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kharia 500 806,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Khas 16,000 87,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 700 2,385,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Khatwa 99,000 380,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.10 %
 Kisan 2,200 1,614,000 Kurux Hinduism 1.21 %
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 1,500 189,000 Rajbanshi Hinduism 0.71 %
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 296,000 8,759,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.26 %
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 2,200 13,761,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kori 12,000 270,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kuchbandia 300 23,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kulung 27,000 27,000 Kulung Other / Small 0.29 %
 Kumal 117,000 121,000 Nepali Hinduism 1.53 %
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 61,000 16,131,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.14 %
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 223,000 19,772,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.04 %
Kusunda 300 300 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kyerung 3,100 11,000 Kyerung Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Lepcha, Lapche 3,900 103,000 Lepcha Buddhism 4.13 %
 Lhomi, Shing Saapa 1,100 4,500 Lhomi Buddhism 1.28 %
 Limbu 374,000 547,000 Limbu Other / Small 2.54 %
 Loba, Mustang 2,600 4,800 Loke Buddhism 2.40 % 2.40 %
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 32,000 6,975,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 100,000 9,844,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.03 %
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 800 2,622,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Lohorung 1,200 1,200 Yamphu, Southern Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 67,000 3,384,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.02 %
 Magar 1,822,000 2,160,000 Nepali Hinduism 1.20 %
 Majhi 81,000 230,000 Maithili Hinduism 2.51 %
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 1,200 1,886,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 14,000 10,162,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.14 %
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 167,000 3,534,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.23 %
 Manihar 1,500 650,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mech 4,800 66,000 Bodo Hinduism 1.66 %
Mewahang 3,800 3,800 Mewahang, Western Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
Miyan 29,000 29,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Moghal 2,000 2,960,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mugali 300 300 Nepali Buddhism 0.45 %
 Munda, Horo 2,100 4,143,000 Maithili Hinduism 5.57 %
 Murao (Hindu traditions) 1,700 2,456,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 226,000 3,088,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.50 %
Naaba 600 600 Naaba Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Nachhiring 6,900 6,900 Nachering Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 114,000 12,261,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.07 %
 Namassej 1,300 8,546,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 3,000 483,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Nat (Muslim traditions) 600 170,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Newah 1,276,000 1,457,000 Newar Hinduism 0.81 %
Nubri 1,500 1,500 Nubri Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Oraon, Dhangar 38,000 5,022,000 Kurux, Nepali Hinduism 2.88 %
 Pahari 13,000 13,000 Nepali Hinduism 2.27 %
 Pashtun, Pathan 8,800 44,035,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 3,900 7,852,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Phri 600 900 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pinjara 17,000 3,693,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Qassab 1,600 2,162,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Qazi 9,800 770,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rai 597,000 725,000 Nepali Other / Small 4.69 %
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 111,000 7,030,000 Rajbanshi Hinduism 5.40 %
 Rajbhar 11,000 88,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.66 %
Rajdhob 13,000 17,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Raji 4,500 5,900 Raji Hinduism 0.11 %
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 37,000 46,919,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.05 %
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 16,000 19,560,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Rajput Ponwar (Muslim traditions) 1,200 288,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput, Bais (Muslim traditions) 1,300 118,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput, Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 1,000 3,025,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput, Chauhan (Muslim traditions) 1,800 809,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Rajput, Marwadi 100 100 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput, Nau 1,100 282,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput, Saithwar 600 493,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Raute 900 2,200 Raute Hinduism 0.87 %
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 4,000 1,082,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Sahisia 200 9,200 Maithili Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Sampang 1,400 1,400 Sampang Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Santal, Hor 50,000 9,315,000 Santhali Hinduism 7.44 %
 Saora 1,500 1,107,000 Sora Hinduism 5.09 %
Sarbaria 3,100 3,100 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sarki 362,000 404,000 Nepali Hinduism 1.40 %
 Sayyid 64,000 15,475,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Shaikh 790,000 236,402,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sherpa, Helambu 2,400 2,400 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Silpkar (Hindu traditions) 58,000 397,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Siyar 500 500 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 63,000 7,978,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.26 %
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 90,000 1,645,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.36 %
 Sunuwar 54,000 135,000 Sunwar Hinduism 2.47 %
 Tajpuriya 18,000 18,000 Rajbanshi Hinduism 1.31 %
 Tamang 1,480,000 1,779,000 Tamang, Eastern Buddhism 5.00 %
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 78,000 2,237,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.06 %
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 800 245,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Tangbe 600 600 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 101,000 4,949,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.15 %
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 356,000 19,509,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.11 %
 Teli (Muslim traditions) 1,700 4,419,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Thakali 11,000 13,000 Nepali Buddhism 1.52 %
 Thakali Chimtan Unknown Unknown Thakali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Thakali Marphali 1,800 1,800 Thakali Buddhism 1.68 %
Thakali Tin Gaule 500 500 Thakali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Thakuri 410,000 445,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.47 %
Thakuria 2,400 13,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Thami 28,000 31,000 Thangmi Hinduism 0.77 %
 Tharu 1,676,000 2,129,000 Tharu, Dangaura Hinduism 1.60 %
Tharu, Khawas 1,500 1,500 Nepali Hinduism 1.35 %
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 600 333,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Thulung 3,300 3,300 Thulung Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tibetan, Bhotia 2,500 1,075,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tibetan, Gtsang 56,000 796,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 %
Tokpegola 1,300 1,300 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Tsum 2,300 2,300 Tsum Buddhism 2.40 %
Walang 1,200 5,300 Walungge Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 1,017,000 62,344,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.03 %
 Yakha 23,000 30,000 Yakkha Other / Small 0.75 %
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 Helambu Sherpa Buddhism 0.18 %
  Totals:  250 28,743,000       242   0.87 % 0.00 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 108,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 28,851,000              
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Language Code # Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Bible
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Athpariya aph 1 1
Awadhi awa 14 14 Complete
Bahing bhj 1 1
Bantawa bap 1 1
Bengali ben 1 1 Complete
Bhojpuri bho 25 25 NT
Bodo brx 1 1 Complete
Bote bmj 1 1
Chamling rab 1 1
Chepang cdm 1 0 NT
Danuwar dhw 1 1 Portions
Darai dry 1 1 Portions
Dhimal dhi 1 1 Portions
Ghale, Southern ghe 1 0 NT
Gurung gvr 1 1 NT
Helambu Sherpa scp 1 1 NT
Hindi hin 2 2 Complete
Humla hut 1 1
Jirel jul 1 1 NT
Kagate syw 1 1 Portions
Kaike kzq 1 1
Khaling klr 1 1 Complete
Kulung kle 1 1 Portions
Kurux kru 1 1 Complete
Kurux, Nepali kxl 1 1 Portions
Kyerung kgy 1 1
Lepcha lep 1 1 NT
Lhomi lhm 1 1 NT
Limbu lif 1 1 NT
Loke loy 1 0
Maithili mai 69 68 NT
Marwari rwr 2 2 NT
Mewahang, Western raf 1 1
Naaba nao 1 1
Nachering ncd 1 1
Nepalese Sign Language nsp 1 1
Nepali npi 43 42 Complete
Newar new 1 1 NT
Nubri kte 2 2
Punjabi, Eastern pan 1 1 Complete
Rajbanshi rjs 3 2 NT
Raji rji 1 1
Raute rau 1 1
Sampang rav 1 1 NT
Santhali sat 1 0 Complete
Sherpa xsr 3 3 NT
Sora srb 1 0 Complete
Sunwar suz 1 1 Complete
Tamang, Eastern taj 1 1 NT
Tamang, Western tdg 1 1 NT
Thakali ths 3 3
Thangmi thf 1 1
Tharu, Dangaura thl 1 1 Portions
Thulung tdh 1 1 Portions
Tibetan, Central bod 2 2 Complete
Tsum ttz 1 1
Unknown xxx 3 3
Urdu urd 29 29 Complete
Walungge ola 1 1
Wayu vay 1 1
Yakkha ybh 1 1
Yamphu ybi 1 1
Yamphu, Southern lrr 1 1
Totals: 63 250 242   8 14 28 56 3

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
9.4 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.0 %)
0.9 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
82.5 %
Islam
3.8 %
Non-Religious
0.0 %
Other / Small Religions
3.5 %
Unknown
0.0 %
Notes:

Major Religions: Religion percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each religion, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total population to derive the religion's percentage.

Christianity Segments: Christian segment percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all the people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each segment of Christianity, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total number of Christians to derive the Christian segment's percentage.

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Nepal Statistics
People Groups 250
Unreached People Groups 242  (96.8%)
Population 28,743,000
Population in Unreached 28,487,000  (99.1%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 766 to 1053
Urbanization 18%
Continent Asia
Region South Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code NP
Official National Language Nepali
Secondary National Language Maithili
Literacy Rate 60%
Estimated Illiterate Population 11,497,000
Primary Religion Hinduism
Percent Christian Adherent 0.9%
Percent Evangelical 0.0%
Country Progress Level 1
Persecution Ranking Not ranked


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