Country: Nepal

Number of People Groups

253

People Groups Unreached

242 (95.7%)

Total Population

28,735,000

Unreached Population

28,472,000 (99.1%)

% Professing Christian

0.9%

% Evangelical

Unknown

Largest Religion

Literacy Rate

58 %

10/40 Window

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Progress
Scale
Primary Religion % Professing
Christian
%
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 1,593,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Amat 2,900 269,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Ansari 42,000 16,496,000 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 6,730,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.22 %
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 2,200 665,000 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) 900 263,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Baha'i 1,100 24,000 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) 15,000 870,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bahra Gaunle 400 400 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 230,000 3,882,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.07 %
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) 25,000 106,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.73 %
 Bania 135,000 30,735,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.02 %
 Bania, Agarwal 18,000 5,043,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania, Agrahari 2,200 334,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania, Kasaundhan 2,000 510,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bania, Kath 200 200 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bania, Khatri 900 214,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania, Mahesri 800 380,000 Marwari Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania, Mahur 1,100 911,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania, Oswal 600 461,000 Marwari Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bania, Rauniar 2,600 132,000 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 53,000 183,000 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) 9,100 661,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.05 %
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 23,000 584,000 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 2,014,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 7,300 45,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 5,500 5,165,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhangi (Muslim traditions) 600 218,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhar 3,500 1,837,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 800 1,238,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 800 1,426,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 148,000 6,735,000 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 106,000 162,000 Sherpa Buddhism 2.06 %
 Bind 71,000 1,102,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bote-Majhi 11,000 11,000 Bote Hinduism 0.88 %
 Brahmin 3,248,000 66,445,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.02 %
 Brahmin, Bhumihar 16,000 2,865,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin, Gaur 7,200 3,149,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin, Hill 3,111,000 3,111,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.01 %
 Brahmin, Jijhotia 1,400 496,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin, Joshi 2,000 374,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin, Kanaujia 6,100 4,620,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin, Khandelwal 1,900 286,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin, Maha 700 187,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin, Radhi 3,200 1,661,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin, Sakaldwipi 2,800 482,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin, Sanadhya 600 2,859,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin, Saraswat 2,700 596,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin, Sawaria 5,500 4,369,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin, Terai 130,000 130,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.08 %
 British 2,400 51,662,000 English Christianity 78.00 % 7.00 %
Byansi 4,000 4,900 Humla Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 323,000 53,833,000 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 4,241,000 4,559,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.09 %
 Chidimar 4,300 4,900 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Christian unspecified 700 1,582,000 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 454,000 527,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.74 %
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 7,200 2,987,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.05 %
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 19,000 1,432,000 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 4,572,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dharkar 2,600 173,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dhimal 26,000 31,000 Dhimal Hinduism 1.18 %
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 106,000 13,014,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.04 %
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 6,800 2,142,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dolpa 4,000 4,000 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 13,000 2,387,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dom (Muslim traditions) 1,600 195,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dosadh (Hindu traditions) 201,000 5,552,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.07 %
 Dura 5,100 8,200 Nepali Hinduism 2.27 %
 French 2,800 49,468,000 French Christianity 76.00 % 0.60 %
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 7,700 6,789,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gaddi 1,000 654,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Gandharva 6,800 7,300 Nepali Hinduism 1.64 %
 Gangai 37,000 42,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Ganghar Unknown Unknown Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 German 2,800 64,478,000 German, Standard Christianity 78.00 % 2.20 %
 Gharti 114,000 136,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.63 %
 Gonrhi 1,200 889,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Goriya (Hindu traditions) 900 342,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gosain 1,700 1,596,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gurung 502,000 630,000 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 1,266,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Hajam 35,000 4,471,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) 4,200 22,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.12 %
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 81,000 1,574,000 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 19,910,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 900 9,783,000 Punjabi, Eastern Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jirel 5,500 5,500 Jirel Buddhism 3.77 %
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 900 3,809,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kagate 600 1,900 Kagate Buddhism 0.80 %
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 52,000 8,529,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kaibartta 800 2,484,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kaike 2,200 2,200 Kaike Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 900 4,030,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 122,000 4,007,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.19 %
 Kalwar (Muslim traditions) 800 56,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kamar 1,600 43,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kami 1,213,000 1,353,000 Nepali Hinduism 1.13 %
 Kandu 124,000 2,608,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.06 %
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 2,900 222,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kawar 1,200 1,163,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 43,000 9,805,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.38 %
Khaling 1,500 1,500 Khaling Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
Khambu 700 325,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kharia 500 809,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Khas 16,000 88,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 700 2,402,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Khatwa 99,000 381,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.10 %
 Kisan 2,200 1,642,000 Kurux Hinduism 1.21 %
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 1,500 190,000 Rajbanshi Hinduism 0.71 %
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 295,000 8,816,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.26 %
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 2,200 13,749,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kori 12,000 271,000 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 16,196,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.14 %
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 223,000 19,909,000 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 3,900 104,000 Lepcha Buddhism 4.13 %
 Lhomi, Shing Saapa 1,100 4,500 Lhomi Buddhism 1.28 %
 Limbu 373,000 549,000 Limbu Other / Small 2.54 %
 Loba, Mustang 2,600 4,800 Loke Buddhism 2.40 % 2.40 %
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 32,000 7,031,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 100,000 9,891,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.03 %
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 800 2,598,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Lohorung 1,200 1,200 Yamphu, Southern Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 67,000 3,398,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.02 %
 Magar 1,821,000 2,168,000 Nepali Hinduism 1.20 %
 Majhi 81,000 230,000 Maithili Hinduism 2.51 %
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 1,200 1,897,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 14,000 10,170,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.14 %
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 167,000 3,573,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.23 %
 Manihar 1,500 649,000 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 2,936,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mugali 300 300 Nepali Buddhism 0.45 %
 Munda, Horo 2,100 4,156,000 Maithili Hinduism 5.57 %
 Murao (Hindu traditions) 1,700 2,548,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 226,000 3,099,000 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 12,316,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.07 %
 Namassej 1,300 8,576,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 3,000 484,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Nat (Muslim traditions) 600 169,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Newah 1,275,000 1,457,000 Newar Hinduism 0.81 %
Nubri 1,500 1,500 Nubri Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Oraon, Dhangar 38,000 5,032,000 Kurux, Nepali Hinduism 2.88 %
 Pahari 13,000 13,000 Nepali Hinduism 2.27 %
 Pashtun, Pathan 8,800 44,091,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 3,900 8,003,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Phri 600 900 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pinjara 17,000 3,699,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Qassab 1,600 2,152,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Qazi 9,800 772,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rai 597,000 728,000 Nepali Other / Small 4.69 %
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 111,000 7,068,000 Rajbanshi Hinduism 5.40 %
 Rajbhar 10,000 87,000 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 47,288,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.05 %
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 16,000 19,574,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Rajput Ponwar (Muslim traditions) 1,200 283,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput, Bais (Muslim traditions) 1,300 115,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput, Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 1,000 3,045,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput, Chauhan (Muslim traditions) 1,800 795,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Rajput, Marwadi 100 100 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput, Nau 1,100 263,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput, Saithwar 600 495,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Raute 900 2,200 Raute Hinduism 0.87 %
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 4,000 1,085,000 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 9,473,000 Santhali Hinduism 7.44 %
 Saora 1,500 1,106,000 Sora Hinduism 5.09 %
Sarbaria 3,100 3,100 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sarki 362,000 405,000 Nepali Hinduism 1.40 %
 Sayyid 64,000 15,403,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Shaikh 789,000 236,064,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sherpa, Helambu 2,400 2,400 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Silpkar (Hindu traditions) 58,000 398,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Siyar 500 500 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 63,000 7,982,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.26 %
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 90,000 1,648,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.36 %
 Sunuwar 54,000 136,000 Sunwar Hinduism 2.47 %
 Tajpuriya 18,000 18,000 Rajbanshi Hinduism 1.31 %
 Tamang 1,479,000 1,780,000 Tamang, Eastern Buddhism 5.00 %
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 78,000 2,253,000 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 4,992,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.15 %
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 356,000 19,566,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.11 %
 Teli (Muslim traditions) 1,700 4,384,000 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 2,131,000 Tharu, Dangaura Hinduism 1.60 %
Tharu, Khawas 1,500 1,500 Nepali Hinduism 1.35 %
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 600 335,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Thulung 3,300 3,300 Thulung Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tibetan, Bhotia 2,500 1,069,000 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 63,231,000 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:  253 28,735,000       242   0.89 % 0.00 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 116,000              
  UN Country Population (2016) 28,851,000              
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RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
9.4 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.0 %)
0.9 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
82.4 %
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 253
Unreached People Groups 242  (95.7%)
Population 28,735,000
Population in Unreached 28,472,000  (99.1%)
Urbanization 18%
Continent Asia
Region South Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code NP
Official National Language Nepali
Secondary National Language Maithili
Literacy Rate 58%
Primary Religion Hinduism
Percent Professing Christian 0.9%
Percent Evangelical 0.0%
Country Progress Level 1
Persecution Ranking Not ranked


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