Country: Nepal South Asia Peoples website

Number of People Groups

267

People Groups Unreached

258 (96.6%)

Official
Language

Total
Population

29,085,000

Population in Unreached

28,225,000 (97.0%)

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
 Abdul 1,200 62,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Adibasi Janajati 1,100 1,100 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Ahar 2,000 1,524,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Amat 2,900 272,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Ansari 43,000 16,985,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Apapanthi 200 29,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Arakh 600 630,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Ath Pahariya 5,800 5,800 Athpariya Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 32,000 6,905,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.15 %
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 2,300 706,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 37,000 112,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Badhi (Muslim traditions) 400 40,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Baghban (Muslim traditions) 900 274,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Baha'i 1,100 24,000 Nepali Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bahelia (Muslim traditions) 800 26,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bahing 2,800 2,800 Bahing Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 15,000 888,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bahra Gaunle 400 400 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 232,000 4,068,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.05 %
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) 25,000 107,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.54 %
 Bania 136,000 15,432,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania Agarwal 18,000 5,153,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania Agrahari 2,200 337,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania Kasaundhan 2,000 521,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bania Kath 200 200 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bania Khatri 900 216,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania Mahesri 800 387,000 Marwari Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania Mahur 1,100 935,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania Oswal 700 472,000 Marwari Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bania Rauniar 2,700 135,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania Unai 700 62,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bankariya 600 600 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bantar 54,000 187,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bantawa 4,400 4,400 Bantawa Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bardai 900 7,700 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Barhamu 7,700 7,700 Nepali Hinduism 0.25 %
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 9,100 677,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 23,000 598,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bedia (Muslim traditions) 2,100 31,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Beg 200 4,100 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 2,800 2,068,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 7,300 46,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 5,500 5,324,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhangi (Muslim traditions) 700 226,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhar 3,500 1,882,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 800 1,266,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 800 1,463,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 149,000 6,896,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhoi (Muslim traditions) 200 14,000 Nepali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bhoi Ghogra 600 48,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bhoi Kamti 1,200 27,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bhoi Kharbind 9,500 548,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bhoi Kharot 6,200 178,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bhoi Nikhad 1,900 61,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhote 13,000 13,000 Nepali Buddhism 1.40 %
 Bhotia, Sherpa 107,000 166,000 Sherpa Buddhism 4.23 %
 Bind 71,000 1,122,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bote-Majhi 11,000 11,000 Bote Hinduism 0.87 %
 Brahmin Bhumihar 16,000 2,929,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin Gaur 7,200 3,198,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin Hill 3,134,000 3,134,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 %
 Brahmin Jijhotia 1,400 508,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Joshi 2,000 380,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Kanaujia 6,200 4,496,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin Khandelwal 1,900 291,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Maha 700 191,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Radhi 3,300 1,690,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 2,800 494,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin Sanadhya 600 2,890,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Saraswat 2,700 609,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Sawaria 5,500 4,411,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Terai 131,000 131,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.01 %
 Brahmin unspecified 3,222,000 33,795,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 %
Byansi 4,100 5,100 Humla Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 326,000 55,191,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.19 %
Chamling 6,300 6,300 Chamling Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Chepang, Tsepang 67,000 68,000 Chepang Hinduism 10.25 %
 Chhairottan Unknown Unknown Language unknown Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Chhantyal 12,000 12,000 Nepali Hinduism 2.57 %
 Chhetri 4,274,000 4,573,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.14 %
 Chidimar 4,300 4,900 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Christian unspecified 700 1,120,000 Nepali Christianity 100.00 %
Churaute 2,400 2,400 Nepali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Danuwar Rai 81,000 81,000 Danuwar Hinduism 0.49 %
 Darai 19,000 35,000 Darai Hinduism 1.11 %
 Darjee 458,000 532,000 Nepali Hinduism 1.07 %
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 7,200 3,091,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 20,000 1,488,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Deaf Unknown Unknown Nepalese Sign Language Hinduism 2.85 % 0.09 %
Devhar 900 19,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Dhandi 1,900 1,900 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dhanuk 214,000 4,621,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Dhanuk Dhankar 6,200 70,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dharkar 2,600 176,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dhimal 26,000 31,000 Dhimal Hinduism 1.30 %
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 106,000 13,326,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.05 %
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 6,900 2,240,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dolpa 4,000 4,000 Sherpa Buddhism 1.10 %
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 13,000 2,436,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dom (Muslim traditions) 1,600 201,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dosadh (Hindu traditions) 203,000 5,656,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.06 %
 Dura 5,100 8,300 Nepali Hinduism 3.06 %
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 7,800 6,944,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gaddi 1,000 678,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Gandharva 6,800 7,300 Nepali Hinduism 2.74 %
 Gangai 37,000 42,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Ganghar Unknown Unknown Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gharti 115,000 138,000 Nepali Hinduism 1.07 %
 Gonrhi 1,200 901,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Goriya (Hindu traditions) 900 344,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gosain 1,700 1,640,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gurung 505,000 629,000 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 1,289,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Hajam 36,000 4,641,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) 4,200 23,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.12 %
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 81,000 1,605,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.05 %
Halwai Maira 1,600 119,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Hayu 3,000 3,000 Wayu Hinduism 0.32 %
Hudke 100 100 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 1,000 14,915,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 900 8,436,000 Punjabi, Eastern Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jirel 5,500 5,500 Jirel Buddhism 4.38 %
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 900 3,874,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kagate 600 1,900 Syuba Buddhism 0.78 %
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 53,000 8,698,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kaibartta 800 2,525,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kaike 2,300 2,300 Kaike Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 900 4,253,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 123,000 4,087,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.19 %
 Kalwar (Muslim traditions) 800 58,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kalwar Iraqi 600 55,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kalwar Iraqi 700 50,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kalwar Jaiswal 5,600 1,017,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kamar 1,600 45,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kami 1,222,000 1,368,000 Nepali Hinduism 1.56 %
 Kandu 125,000 2,634,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.06 %
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 2,900 227,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kawar 1,200 1,183,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 43,000 9,937,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.41 %
Kayastha Karan 800 535,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Khaling 1,500 1,500 Khaling Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
Khambu 700 328,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kharia 600 833,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Khas 16,000 89,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 700 2,452,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Khatwa 99,000 387,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.10 %
 Kisan 2,200 1,690,000 Kurux Hinduism 1.34 %
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 1,500 190,000 Rajbanshi Hinduism 0.63 %
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 298,000 8,938,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.29 %
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 2,200 14,116,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kori 12,000 267,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kuchbandia 300 24,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kulung 27,000 27,000 Kulung Other / Small 0.29 %
 Kumal 117,000 121,000 Nepali Hinduism 2.29 %
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 62,000 16,617,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.14 %
Kumhar Magahia 1,200 136,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 224,000 20,324,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.03 %
Kusunda 300 300 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kyerung 3,100 11,000 Kyerung Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Larke 200 200 Nubri Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Lepcha, Lapche 3,900 106,000 Lepcha Buddhism 3.56 %
 Lhomi, Shing Saapa 1,100 4,600 Lhomi Buddhism 0.89 %
 Limbu 376,000 558,000 Limbu Other / Small 2.69 %
 Loba, Mustang 2,600 4,800 Lhowa Buddhism 2.40 % 2.40 %
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 33,000 7,158,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 100,000 10,188,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.05 %
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 800 2,734,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Lohorung 1,200 1,200 Lohorung Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 68,000 3,474,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.03 %
 Magar 1,835,000 2,183,000 Nepali Hinduism 2.28 %
 Majhi 81,000 239,000 Maithili Hinduism 2.95 %
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 1,200 1,933,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 14,000 10,485,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.14 %
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 168,000 3,625,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.24 %
 Manihar 1,500 669,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mech 4,800 72,000 Boro Hinduism 1.72 %
Mewahang 3,800 3,800 Mewahang, Eastern Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
Miyan 29,000 29,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Moghal 2,000 3,083,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mugali 300 300 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Munda, Horo 2,200 4,252,000 Maithili Hinduism 5.45 %
 Murao (Hindu traditions) 1,700 2,517,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 228,000 3,165,000 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) 115,000 12,620,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.08 %
 Namassej 1,300 8,653,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 3,000 503,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Nat (Muslim traditions) 600 175,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Newah 1,284,000 1,466,000 Newar Hinduism 0.91 %
Nubri 1,500 1,500 Nubri Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Oraon, Dhangar 38,000 5,115,000 Kurux, Nepali Hinduism 2.94 %
 Pahari 13,000 13,000 Nepali Hinduism 2.52 %
 Pashtun Northern 8,900 45,678,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 3,900 8,057,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Phri 600 1,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pinjara 17,000 3,805,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Qassab 1,600 2,238,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Qazi 9,900 789,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rai 602,000 737,000 Nepali Other / Small 5.57 %
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 112,000 7,171,000 Rajbanshi Hinduism 5.40 %
 Rajbhar 11,000 90,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 1.06 %
Rajdhob 13,000 17,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Raji 4,600 6,100 Raji Hinduism 2.38 %
 Rajput Bais (Muslim traditions) 1,300 122,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 1,000 3,111,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput Chauhan (Muslim traditions) 1,900 840,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Rajput Marwadi 100 100 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput Nau 1,100 289,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Rajput Ponwar (Muslim traditions) 1,200 300,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput Saithwar 600 505,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput unspecified (Hindu traditions) 35,000 25,745,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput unspecified (Muslim traditions) 11,000 17,005,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Raute 900 2,200 Raute Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 4,000 1,108,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Sahisia 200 9,400 Maithili Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Sampang 1,500 1,500 Sampang Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Santal, Hor 50,000 9,534,000 Santhali Hinduism 7.00 %
 Saora 1,500 1,098,000 Sora Hinduism 5.09 %
Sarbaria 3,200 3,200 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sarki 365,000 409,000 Nepali Hinduism 2.14 %
 Sayyid 64,000 16,035,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Shaikh 795,000 238,347,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Shaikh Qureshi 16,000 8,225,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sherpa Helambu 2,400 2,400 Hyolmo Buddhism 1.42 %
 Silpkar (Hindu traditions) 59,000 406,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Siyar 500 500 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 64,000 8,229,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.12 %
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 91,000 1,693,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.44 %
 Sunuwar 55,000 140,000 Sunwar Hinduism 2.60 %
 Tajpuriya 19,000 19,000 Rajbanshi Hinduism 1.30 %
 Tamang 1,490,000 1,788,000 Tamang, Eastern Buddhism 5.00 %
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 78,000 2,293,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.05 %
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 800 248,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Tangbe 600 600 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 102,000 5,093,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.15 %
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 359,000 20,105,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.14 %
 Teli (Muslim traditions) 1,700 4,588,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Teli Gangauta 12,000 559,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Thakali 11,000 13,000 Nepali Hinduism 4.41 %
 Thakali Chimtan Unknown Unknown Thakali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Thakali Marphali 1,900 1,900 Thakali Buddhism 1.79 %
Thakali Tin Gaule 500 500 Thakali Buddhism 1.06 %
 Thakuri 413,000 449,000 Nepali Hinduism 1.57 %
Thakuria 2,400 13,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Thami 28,000 31,000 Thangmi Hinduism 0.87 %
 Tharu 1,690,000 2,154,000 Tharu, Dangaura Hinduism 3.41 %
Tharu Khawas 1,500 1,500 Nepali Hinduism 1.94 %
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 600 341,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Thulung 3,300 3,300 Thulung Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tibetan Gtsang 57,000 800,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.01 % 0.01 %
 Tibetan, Bhotia 2,600 1,069,000 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 5,300 Walungge Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 1,025,000 63,730,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.03 %
Yadav Dhindhor 15,000 1,644,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Yadav Gaoli 79,000 5,428,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Yadav Gola 4,400 5,250,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Yadav Gualbans 29,000 5,198,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Yadav Rawat 9,200 1,536,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Yakha 24,000 30,000 Yakkha Other / Small 0.72 %
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:  267 29,085,000       258   1.18 % 0.00 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 102,000              
  UN Country Population (2017) 29,187,000              
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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 16 16 Complete Bible
Bahing bhj 1 1
Bantawa bap 1 1
Bengali ben 1 1 Complete Bible
Bhojpuri bho 31 31 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 Bible Portions
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
Kaike kzq 1 1
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 78 77 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 43 40 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, Dangaura thl 1 1 Bible Portions
Thulung tdh 1 1 New Testament
Tibetan, Central bod 2 2 Complete Bible
Tsum ttz 1 1
Unknown xxx 2 2
Urdu urd 30 30 Complete Bible
Walungge ola 1 1
Wayu vay 1 1
Yakkha ybh 1 1
Yamphu ybi 1 1
Totals: 62 267 258   8 16 29 55 3

RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
8.3 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.0 %)
1.2 %
Ethnic Religions
0.0 %
Hinduism
83.1 %
Islam
3.8 %
Non-Religious
0.0 %
Other / Small Religions
3.4 %
Unknown
0.2 %
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 267
Unreached People Groups 258  (96.6%)
Population 29,085,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.2%
Population in Unreached 28,225,000  (97.0%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 773 to 1,074
Primary Religion Hinduism
Percent Christian Adherent 1.2%
Percent Evangelical 0.0%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 5.3%
Country Progress Level 1
Urbanization 18%
Continent Asia
Region South Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code NP
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Official National Language Nepali
Secondary National Language Maithili
Literacy Rate 60%
Estimated Illiterate Population 11,634,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked


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