Country: Nepal South Asia Peoples website

Number of People Groups

267

People Groups Unreached

258 (96.6%)

Official
Language

Total
Population

29,075,000

Population in Unreached

28,218,000 (97.1%)

Literacy Rate

60 %

Largest Religion

% Professing Christian *

1.2%

% Evangelical

Unknown
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 60,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Adibasi Janajati 1,100 1,100 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Ahar 2,000 1,439,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Amat 2,900 257,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Ansari 43,000 16,205,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Apapanthi 200 27,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Arakh 600 594,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Ath Pahariya 5,800 5,800 Athpariya Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 32,000 6,505,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.15 %
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 2,300 669,000 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) 900 266,000 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 2,800 2,800 Bahing Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 15,000 839,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bahra Gaunle 400 400 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 232,000 3,792,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.05 %
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) 25,000 103,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.54 %
 Bania Agarwal 18,000 4,860,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania Agrahari 2,200 318,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania Kasaundhan 2,000 492,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bania Kath 200 200 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bania Khatri 900 205,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania Mahesri 800 365,000 Marwari Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania Mahur 1,100 882,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bania Oswal 600 446,000 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 %
 Bania unspecified 136,000 29,755,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bankariya 600 600 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bantar 53,000 178,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bantawa 4,400 4,400 Bantawa Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bardai 900 7,300 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Barhamu 7,600 7,600 Nepali Hinduism 0.25 %
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 9,100 639,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 23,000 586,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bedia (Muslim traditions) 2,100 30,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Beg 200 4,000 Bengali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 2,800 1,957,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 7,300 44,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 5,500 5,027,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhangi (Muslim traditions) 700 215,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhar 3,500 1,777,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 800 1,195,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 800 1,382,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 149,000 6,533,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhoi (Muslim traditions) 200 13,000 Nepali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bhoi Ghogra 600 45,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bhoi Kamti 1,200 23,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bhoi Kharbind 9,500 518,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bhoi Kharot 6,200 168,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Bhoi Nikhad 1,900 57,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bhote 13,000 13,000 Nepali Buddhism 1.40 %
 Bhotia, Sherpa 107,000 164,000 Sherpa Buddhism 4.23 %
 Bind 71,000 1,063,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Bote-Majhi 11,000 11,000 Bote Hinduism 0.87 %
 Brahmin Bhumihar 16,000 2,771,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin Gaur 7,200 3,024,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin Hill 3,127,000 3,127,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 %
 Brahmin Jijhotia 1,400 480,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Joshi 2,000 359,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Kanaujia 6,200 4,258,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin Khandelwal 1,900 275,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Maha 700 181,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Radhi 3,300 1,600,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 2,800 465,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Brahmin Sanadhya 600 2,726,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Saraswat 2,700 576,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Sawaria 5,500 4,169,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Brahmin Terai 130,000 130,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.01 %
 Brahmin unspecified 3,265,000 64,043,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 %
Byansi 4,100 5,000 Humla Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 325,000 52,138,000 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 11,000 11,000 Nepali Hinduism 2.57 %
 Chhetri 4,267,000 4,550,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.14 %
 Chidimar 4,300 4,800 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Christian unspecified 700 1,110,000 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 34,000 Darai Hinduism 1.11 %
 Darjee 457,000 527,000 Nepali Hinduism 1.07 %
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 7,200 2,914,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 19,000 1,416,000 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 213,000 4,374,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Dhanuk Dhankar 6,200 66,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dharkar 2,600 166,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dhimal 26,000 31,000 Dhimal Hinduism 1.30 %
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 106,000 12,578,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.05 %
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 6,900 2,147,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dolpa 4,000 4,000 Sherpa Buddhism 1.10 %
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 13,000 2,303,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dom (Muslim traditions) 1,600 191,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Dosadh (Hindu traditions) 203,000 5,351,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.06 %
 Dura 5,100 8,200 Nepali Hinduism 3.06 %
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 7,800 6,555,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gaddi 1,000 641,000 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 115,000 137,000 Nepali Hinduism 1.07 %
 Gonrhi 1,200 851,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Goriya (Hindu traditions) 900 325,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gosain 1,700 1,548,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Gurung 504,000 622,000 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 1,221,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Hajam 36,000 4,463,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) 4,200 22,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.12 %
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 81,000 1,523,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.05 %
Halwai Maira 1,600 113,000 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 19,209,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 900 9,275,000 Punjabi, Eastern Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Jirel 5,500 5,500 Jirel Buddhism 4.38 %
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 900 3,692,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kagate 600 1,800 Syuba Buddhism 0.78 %
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 53,000 8,219,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kaibartta 800 2,410,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kaike 2,300 2,300 Kaike Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 900 3,908,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 123,000 3,867,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.19 %
 Kalwar (Muslim traditions) 800 55,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kalwar Iraqi 600 52,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kalwar Iraqi 700 48,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kalwar Jaiswal 5,500 960,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kamar 1,600 43,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kami 1,219,000 1,357,000 Nepali Hinduism 1.56 %
 Kandu 124,000 2,493,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.06 %
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 2,900 214,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kawar 1,200 1,117,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 43,000 9,498,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.41 %
Kayastha Karan 800 512,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Khaling 1,500 1,500 Khaling Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 %
Khambu 700 310,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Kharia 600 782,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Khas 16,000 85,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 700 2,313,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Khatwa 99,000 371,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.10 %
 Kisan 2,200 1,598,000 Kurux Hinduism 1.34 %
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 1,500 186,000 Rajbanshi Hinduism 0.63 %
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 297,000 8,465,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.29 %
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 2,200 13,330,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kori 12,000 257,000 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 2.29 %
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 62,000 15,694,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.14 %
Kumhar Magahia 1,100 128,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 224,000 19,245,000 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 3,900 100,000 Lepcha Buddhism 3.56 %
 Lhomi, Shing Saapa 1,100 4,500 Lhomi Buddhism 0.89 %
 Limbu 375,000 547,000 Limbu Other / Small 2.69 %
 Loba, Mustang 2,600 4,800 Lhowa Buddhism 2.40 % 2.40 %
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 33,000 6,751,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 100,000 9,628,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.05 %
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 800 2,639,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Lohorung 1,200 1,200 Lohorung Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 68,000 3,286,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.03 %
 Magar 1,831,000 2,160,000 Nepali Hinduism 2.28 %
 Majhi 81,000 230,000 Maithili Hinduism 2.95 %
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 1,200 1,825,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 14,000 9,907,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.14 %
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 168,000 3,434,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.24 %
 Manihar 1,500 632,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mech 4,800 68,000 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 2,933,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Mugali 300 300 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Munda, Horo 2,200 4,009,000 Maithili Hinduism 5.45 %
 Murao (Hindu traditions) 1,700 2,377,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 228,000 3,001,000 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 11,920,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.08 %
 Namassej 1,300 8,352,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 3,000 476,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Nat (Muslim traditions) 600 166,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Newah 1,283,000 1,455,000 Newar Hinduism 0.91 %
Nubri 1,500 1,500 Nubri Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Oraon, Dhangar 38,000 4,866,000 Kurux, Nepali Hinduism 2.94 %
 Pahari 13,000 13,000 Nepali Hinduism 2.52 %
 Pashtun Northern 8,900 44,272,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 3,900 7,608,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Phri 600 900 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Pinjara 17,000 3,593,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Qassab 1,600 2,144,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Qazi 9,800 745,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rai 600,000 728,000 Nepali Other / Small 5.57 %
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 112,000 6,861,000 Rajbanshi Hinduism 5.40 %
 Rajbhar 11,000 86,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 1.06 %
Rajdhob 13,000 17,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Raji 4,600 6,000 Raji Hinduism 2.38 %
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 37,000 45,766,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 16,000 19,758,000 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 2,937,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput Chauhan (Muslim traditions) 1,800 807,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Rajput Marwadi 100 100 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput Nau 1,100 273,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Rajput Ponwar (Muslim traditions) 1,200 289,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rajput Saithwar 600 476,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Raute 900 2,200 Raute Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 4,000 1,049,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Sahisia 200 8,900 Maithili Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Sampang 1,500 1,500 Sampang Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Santal, Hor 50,000 8,982,000 Santhali Hinduism 7.00 %
 Saora 1,500 1,037,000 Sora Hinduism 5.09 %
Sarbaria 3,200 3,200 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sarki 364,000 405,000 Nepali Hinduism 2.14 %
 Sayyid 64,000 15,359,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Shaikh 793,000 232,791,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Shaikh Qureshi 16,000 7,775,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sherpa Helambu 2,400 2,400 Hyolmo Buddhism 1.42 %
 Silpkar (Hindu traditions) 59,000 387,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Siyar 500 500 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 64,000 7,759,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.12 %
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 90,000 1,633,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.44 %
 Sunuwar 55,000 136,000 Sunwar Hinduism 2.60 %
 Tajpuriya 19,000 19,000 Rajbanshi Hinduism 1.30 %
 Tamang 1,487,000 1,768,000 Tamang, Eastern Buddhism 5.00 %
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 78,000 2,181,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.05 %
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 800 239,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Tangbe 600 600 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 102,000 4,815,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.15 %
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 358,000 18,997,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.14 %
 Teli (Muslim traditions) 1,700 4,410,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %
Teli Gangauta 12,000 529,000 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 412,000 446,000 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 1,684,000 2,122,000 Tharu, Dangaura Hinduism 3.41 %
Tharu Khawas 1,500 1,500 Nepali Hinduism 1.94 %
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 600 322,000 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 1,062,000 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) 1,023,000 60,276,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.03 %
Yadav Dhindhor 15,000 1,553,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Yadav Gaoli 79,000 5,107,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Yadav Gola 4,400 4,950,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Yadav Gualbans 29,000 4,907,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 %
Yadav Rawat 9,100 1,450,000 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 4,400 4,400 Hyolmo Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 %
  Totals:  267 29,075,000       258   1.17 % 0.00 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 112,000              
  UN Country Population (2017) 29,187,000              
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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 16 16 Complete
Bahing bhj 1 1
Bantawa bap 1 1
Bengali ben 1 1 Complete
Bhojpuri bho 31 31 NT
Boro brx 1 1 Complete
Bote bmj 1 1
Chamling rab 1 1 Portions
Chepang cdm 1 0 NT
Danuwar dhw 1 1
Darai dry 1 1
Dhimal dhi 1 1 Portions
Gurung gvr 1 1 NT
Hindi hin 2 2 Complete
Humla hut 1 1
Hyolmo scp 2 2 NT
Jirel jul 1 1 NT
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
Lhowa loy 1 0
Limbu lif 1 1 NT
Lohorung lbr 1 1
Maithili mai 78 77 NT
Marwari rwr 2 2 NT
Mewahang, Eastern emg 1 1
Naaba nao 1 1
Nachering ncd 1 1
Nepalese Sign Language nsp 1 1
Nepali npi 43 40 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
Syuba syw 1 1 Portions
Tamang, Eastern taj 1 1 NT
Tamang, Western tdg 1 1 Portions
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 2 2
Urdu urd 30 30 Complete
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
83.2 %
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 29,075,000
Population in Unreached 28,218,000  (97.1%)
Pioneer Workers Needed * 774 to 1,075
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 11,630,000
Primary Religion Hinduism
Percent Christian Adherent 1.2%
Percent Evangelical 0.0%
Country Progress Level 1
Persecution Ranking Not ranked


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