Language:  Nepali

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16,908,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

80

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Photo People Group Country Country
Population
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Adibasi Janajati Nepal 1,100 1,100 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Badhi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 37,000 118,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Baha'i Nepal 1,100 25,000 Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 237,000 3,999,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 5
 Baramu Nepal 7,700 7,700 Hinduism 0.25 % 1
Bardai Nepal 900 7,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhoi (Muslim traditions) Nepal 200 14,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhote Nepal 13,000 13,000 Buddhism 1.40 % 1
 Bhotia India 114,000 114,000 Buddhism 4.90 % 2
 Brahmin Nepal 3,272,000 63,125,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 65
 Brahmin Hill Nepal 3,125,000 3,125,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 63
 Byansi India 900 5,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chepang India 1,100 68,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chhantyal Nepal 12,000 12,000 Hinduism 2.57 % 1
 Chhetri Bhutan 4,200 4,521,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chhetri India 248,000 4,521,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 5
 Chhetri Nepal 4,269,000 4,521,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 85
 Christian Nepal 700 1,707,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
Churaute Nepal 2,400 2,400 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Darjee Bhutan 1,900 510,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Darjee India 50,000 510,000 Hinduism 2.90 % 1
 Darjee Nepal 458,000 510,000 Hinduism 1.07 % 9
 Dura Nepal 5,100 8,200 Hinduism 3.06 % 1
Gandharva India 500 7,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Gandharva Nepal 6,800 7,300 Hinduism 2.74 % 1
 Gangai India 4,700 42,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gangai Nepal 37,000 42,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gharti Nepal 115,000 137,000 Hinduism 1.07 % 2
 Gurung Ghaleg Bhutan 9,700 630,000 Buddhism 3.87 % 1
 Gurung Ghaleg India 108,000 630,000 Hinduism 13.23 % -
 Kamar Nepal 1,600 33,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kami Bhutan 800 1,321,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kami India 98,000 1,321,000 Hinduism 2.39 % 2
 Kami Nepal 1,222,000 1,321,000 Hinduism 1.56 % 24
Khambu Nepal 700 337,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Khas India 65,000 82,000 Hinduism 9.02 % -
 Khas Nepal 16,000 82,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kumal India 3,600 121,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kumal Nepal 117,000 121,000 Hinduism 2.29 % 2
Kusunda Nepal 300 300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Magar India 348,000 2,187,000 Hinduism 5.20 % -
 Magar Nepal 1,835,000 2,187,000 Hinduism 2.28 % 37
 Mugal Nepal 300 300 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nepalese, Gurkha Brunei 1,600 858,000 Hinduism 1.00 % 0.80 % 1
 Nepali, general Australia 132,000 858,000 Hinduism 2.00 % 1.50 % 3
 Nepali, general Finland 4,000 858,000 Hinduism 2.00 % 1.00 % 1
 Nepali, general New Zealand 2,700 858,000 Hinduism 1.00 % 0.70 % 1
 Nepali, general United Arab Emirates 100,000 858,000 Hinduism 0.40 % 0.20 % 2
 Nepali, general Myanmar (Burma) 297,000 858,000 Hinduism 1.00 % 0.70 % 6
 Nepali, general Canada 8,300 858,000 Hinduism 4.00 % 2.00 % 1
 Nepali, general China, Hong Kong 17,000 858,000 Hinduism 1.00 % 0.90 % 1
 Nepali, general Malaysia 238,000 858,000 Hinduism 2.00 % 1.80 % 5
 Nepali, general United States 57,000 858,000 Hinduism 3.00 % 2.80 % -
 Newah Bhutan 3,600 1,455,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Newah Bangladesh 1,300 1,455,000 Hinduism 3.03 % 1
 Newah India 166,000 1,455,000 Hinduism 2.02 % 3
 Pahari Nepal 13,000 13,000 Hinduism 2.52 % 1
 Rai India 126,000 733,000 Hinduism 12.89 % -
 Rai Nepal 602,000 733,000 Other / Small 5.56 % -
 Raute Nepal 900 2,200 Ethnic Religions 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Sarbaria Nepal 3,200 3,200 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sarki Bhutan 1,600 395,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sarki India 28,000 395,000 Hinduism 2.67 % 1
 Sarki Nepal 365,000 395,000 Hinduism 2.14 % 7
 Sherpa India 39,000 162,000 Buddhism 15.81 % -
 Silpkar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 59,000 988,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Siyar Nepal 500 500 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sunuwar India 84,000 139,000 Hinduism 3.02 % 2
 Tamang Bhutan 9,200 1,733,000 Buddhism 3.59 % 1
 Tamang India 233,000 1,733,000 Buddhism 6.13 % -
 Tangbe Nepal 600 600 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Thakali India 1,500 13,000 Hinduism 3.06 % 1
 Thakali Nepal 11,000 13,000 Hinduism 4.41 % 1
 Thakuri India 33,000 446,000 Hinduism 0.55 % 1
 Thakuri Nepal 413,000 446,000 Hinduism 1.57 % 8
 Thami India 2,500 31,000 Hinduism 1.01 % 1
 Tharu Khawas Nepal 1,500 1,500 Hinduism 1.97 % 1
 Yakha Bhutan 200 30,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yakthumba, Limbu Bhutan 1,800 522,000 Other / Small 3.75 % 1
 Yakthumba, Limbu India 144,000 522,000 Hinduism 9.54 % -
  Totals:  80           70     387
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Photo People Group Country Population Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Adi India 69,000 73,000 Unknown 21.03 % -
Adi Gallong India 18,000 18,000 Unknown 40.08 % -
 Adi Minyong India 24,000 24,000 Unknown 17.76 % -
Adi Padam India 14,000 14,000 Unknown 30.11 % -
 Ahar Nepal 2,000 1,457,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Aka India 11,000 11,000 Hinduism 26.74 % -
 Amat Nepal 2,900 274,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Anal India 23,000 23,000 Christianity 98.17 % -
 Angami India 158,000 158,000 Christianity 98.67 % -
 Ansari Nepal 43,000 14,793,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ao India 233,000 233,000 Christianity 99.07 % -
 Arakh Nepal 600 599,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Arleng India 500,000 501,000 Hinduism 19.74 % -
Asur India 32,000 33,000 Hinduism 8.47 % -
 Ath Pahariya Nepal 5,800 5,800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) Nepal 32,000 6,603,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 1
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) Nepal 2,300 668,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Baha'i India 12,000 25,000 Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bahing Nepal 2,800 2,800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) Nepal 15,000 839,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bahra Gaunle Nepal 400 400 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Baiga India 573,000 576,000 Hinduism 0.22 % 11
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) Nepal 25,000 99,000 Hinduism 0.54 % 1
 Bania Bhutan 3,900 29,571,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania Nepal 137,000 29,571,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Bania Agarwal Nepal 18,000 4,919,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) India 6,155,000 6,162,000 Hinduism 0.39 % 123
Bankariya Nepal 600 600 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bantar Nepal 54,000 190,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bantawa Nepal 4,400 4,400 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bari (Hindu traditions) Nepal 9,100 640,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Barman India 6,800 79,000 Hinduism 0.49 % 1
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) India 556,000 584,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 11
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) Nepal 23,000 584,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bedia (Muslim traditions) Nepal 2,100 50,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) Nepal 7,300 45,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhangi (Muslim traditions) Nepal 700 207,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bharia Bhumia India 322,000 322,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 6
 Bhattra India 313,000 313,000 Hinduism 1.88 % 6
 Bhil India 16,909,000 17,403,000 Hinduism 0.77 % 338
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 149,000 6,568,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
Bhoi Mallah Mewat Nepal 7,300 621,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhoksa India 59,000 59,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Bhotia Sikkim Bhutan 6,200 90,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhotia Sikkim India 84,000 90,000 Buddhism 4.44 % 2
 Bhuiya India 2,094,000 2,108,000 Hinduism 0.16 % 42
 Bhumij India 1,124,000 1,154,000 Hinduism 1.02 % 22
 Bind Nepal 71,000 1,071,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Birhor India 21,000 22,000 Hinduism 5.61 % -
 Bodh (Buddhist traditions) India 117,000 118,000 Buddhism 0.35 % 2
 Bodo (Hindu traditions) India 1,588,000 1,588,000 Hinduism 9.21 % -
Bori India 3,400 3,400 Christianity 79.12 % -
 Bote-Majhi Nepal 11,000 11,000 Hinduism 0.87 % 1
 Brahmin Bhutan 6,100 63,125,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin India 59,134,000 63,125,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 1183
 Brahmin Bhumihar Nepal 16,000 2,795,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Bohara Nepal 1,100 37,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Gaur Nepal 6,800 3,107,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Joshi Nepal 2,000 380,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Kanaujia Nepal 6,200 4,316,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Khandelwal Nepal 1,900 288,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi Nepal 2,800 490,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Saraswat Nepal 2,700 612,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Terai Nepal 131,000 131,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 3
 Bru India 205,000 207,000 Hinduism 16.91 % -
Bujur India 2,600 2,600 Christianity 99.33 % -
 Byansi Nepal 4,100 5,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chakhesang India 158,000 158,000 Christianity 99.27 % -
 Chakma India 218,000 760,000 Buddhism 4.91 % 4
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 313,000 48,174,000 Hinduism 0.20 % 6
Chamling Nepal 6,300 6,300 Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Chang India 65,000 65,000 Christianity 98.94 % -
 Chaudhari, tribal India 304,000 304,000 Hinduism 1.62 % 6
 Chenchu India 70,000 70,000 Hinduism 1.82 % 1
 Chepang, Tsepang Nepal 67,000 68,000 Hinduism 10.25 % -
 Chero India 159,000 164,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 3
 Chidimar Nepal 4,300 4,800 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chik Baraik India 118,000 123,000 Hinduism 2.34 % 2
 Chin Mara India 44,000 70,000 Christianity 99.32 % -
 Chothe India 3,700 3,700 Christianity 97.35 % -
 Christian India 1,263,000 1,707,000 Christianity 100.00 % -
 Danuwar Rai Nepal 81,000 81,000 Hinduism 0.49 % 2
 Darai Nepal 17,000 30,000 Hinduism 1.11 % 1
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 7,200 2,970,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) Nepal 20,000 1,397,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Deori India 53,000 53,000 Hinduism 0.50 % 1
Dhandi Nepal 1,900 1,900 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dhangar Bharwad India 2,796,000 2,852,000 Hinduism 0.04 % 56
 Dhanuk Nepal 214,000 4,431,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 4
 Dharkar Nepal 2,600 142,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dhimal Nepal 26,000 31,000 Hinduism 1.30 % 1
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 109,000 12,319,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 2
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) Nepal 6,900 2,045,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dhodia India 683,000 692,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 14
 Dolpa Nepal 4,000 4,000 Buddhism 1.10 % 1
 Domar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 13,000 2,200,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dura India 3,100 8,200 Hinduism 1.30 % 1
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) Nepal 203,000 5,841,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 4
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) Nepal 7,800 6,619,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Gaddi (Hindu traditions) India 234,000 234,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 5
 Gamit India 457,000 463,000 Hinduism 10.34 % -
 Gangte India 22,000 22,000 Christianity 95.81 % -
 Garo (A-chik Mande) India 1,100,000 1,193,000 Christianity 95.60 % -
 Gharti India 22,000 137,000 Hinduism 3.92 % 1
 Gond India 14,356,000 14,362,000 Hinduism 0.92 % 287
 Gorait India 10,000 11,000 Hinduism 1.05 % 1
 Gosain Nepal 1,700 1,567,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Gurung Ghale Nepal 22,000 22,000 Buddhism 6.40 % -
 Gurung Ghaleg Bangladesh 1,200 630,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gurung Ghaleg Nepal 511,000 630,000 Buddhism 5.00 % -
Gyalsumdo Nepal 400 400 Buddhism 4.01 % 1
 Hajam Nepal 36,000 4,305,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Hajang India 75,000 93,000 Hinduism 0.95 % 1
 Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) Nepal 4,200 12,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 1
 Halba India 733,000 733,000 Hinduism 0.30 % 15
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) Nepal 81,000 1,569,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 2
 Haomei India 67,000 67,000 Christianity 97.28 % -
 Hayu Nepal 2,900 2,900 Hinduism 0.33 % 1
 Hmar India 98,000 98,000 Christianity 98.87 % -
 Ho India 1,076,000 1,144,000 Unknown 2.37 % 22
Hojai India 4,300 4,300 Hinduism 20.28 % -
 Illemei India 96,000 96,000 Christianity 99.22 % -
 Jad India 2,200 2,200 Buddhism 0.59 % 1
 Jamatia India 84,000 89,000 Hinduism 8.95 % -
Jatapu India 143,000 143,000 Hinduism 1.15 % 3
 Jaunsari India 93,000 93,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 2
 Jirel Nepal 5,500 5,500 Buddhism 4.38 % 1
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 900 3,801,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Juang India 47,000 47,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 1
 Kachari Dimasa India 146,000 158,000 Hinduism 6.07 % -
Kachari Sonwal India 280,000 281,000 Hinduism 2.68 % 6
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 53,000 8,301,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kahha India 54,000 54,000 Christianity 99.20 % -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) India 3,827,000 3,953,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 77
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 123,000 3,953,000 Hinduism 0.19 % 2
 Kalwar Jaiswal Nepal 5,600 980,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kalwar Sunri Nepal 7,900 601,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kanaura India 54,000 54,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 1
 Kandha Gauda India 27,000 27,000 Hinduism 0.82 % 1
 Kandu Nepal 125,000 2,498,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 2
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 2,900 216,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Karmali India 130,000 133,000 Hinduism 0.13 % 3
 Kawar India 1,003,000 1,007,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 20
 Kawar Nepal 1,200 1,007,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) Nepal 43,000 9,732,000 Hinduism 0.41 % 1
Khaling Nepal 1,500 1,500 Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Khambu Bhutan 1,400 337,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Khambu India 335,000 337,000 Hinduism 4.23 % 7
 Kharwar India 569,000 578,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 11
 Khas Bhutan 1,000 82,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Khasi (War-Khasi) India 1,265,000 1,287,000 Christianity 73.17 % -
 Khatwa Nepal 99,000 371,000 Hinduism 0.10 % 2
 Khiamniungan India 62,000 73,000 Christianity 99.29 % -
 Kisan India 1,630,000 1,636,000 Hinduism 1.67 % 33
 Kisan Nepal 2,200 1,636,000 Hinduism 1.34 % 1
 Koch (Hindu traditions) India 51,000 88,000 Hinduism 0.58 % 1
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) India 8,156,000 8,461,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 163
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) Nepal 298,000 8,461,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 6
 Kokna India 1,085,000 1,085,000 Hinduism 1.10 % 22
 Kol India 1,765,000 1,768,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 35
Kolowar India 242,000 242,000 Hinduism 0.07 % 5
 Kom India 18,000 18,000 Christianity 98.93 % -
 Konda Dhora India 234,000 234,000 Hinduism 2.00 % 5
 Konyak India 240,000 242,000 Christianity 97.88 % -
 Kori India 2,589,000 2,613,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 52
 Korwa India 450,000 453,000 Hinduism 1.09 % 9
 Kui Khond India 1,850,000 1,855,000 Hinduism 9.52 % -
 Kuki Chin India 135,000 176,000 Christianity 91.08 % -
 Kulung Nepal 27,000 27,000 Other / Small 0.29 % 1
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 62,000 16,185,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 1
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) India 19,017,000 19,315,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 380
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 224,000 19,315,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 4
 Lahaula India 2,900 6,100 Hinduism 0.21 % 1
 Lamkang India 7,900 7,900 Christianity 95.18 % -
 Larke Nepal 200 200 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lhomi India 1,600 4,400 Buddhism 7.94 % -
 Lhomi, Shing Saapa Nepal 1,100 4,400 Buddhism 0.88 % 1
 Loba Bhutan 2,200 4,800 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Loba Nepal 2,600 4,800 Buddhism 0.19 % 1
Lodha (Hindu traditions, tribal) India 127,000 127,000 Hinduism 11.29 % -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 100,000 9,857,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 2
Lohara India 267,000 285,000 Hinduism 3.11 % 5
 Lotha India 179,000 179,000 Christianity 99.22 % -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) Nepal 68,000 3,289,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 1
 Magar Bhutan 2,800 2,187,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mahali India 82,000 82,000 Hinduism 3.34 % 2
 Mahli India 409,000 441,000 Hinduism 2.23 % 8
 Mahratta India 31,159,000 31,162,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 623
 Majhi India 121,000 202,000 Hinduism 0.29 % 2
 Majhi Nepal 81,000 202,000 Hinduism 2.95 % 2
 Majhwar India 187,000 203,000 Hinduism 0.49 % 4
 Mali (Hindu traditions) Nepal 14,000 10,212,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 1
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) Nepal 168,000 3,452,000 Hinduism 0.24 % 3
Mallah Dhawa (Hindu traditions) Nepal 1,800 24,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Malto India 190,000 222,000 Hinduism 14.11 % -
 Maramei India 28,000 28,000 Christianity 98.90 % -
Maring India 27,000 27,000 Christianity 97.88 % -
 Marma India 47,000 277,000 Buddhism 0.39 % 1
 Mech India 55,000 61,000 Hinduism 27.21 % -
 Mech Nepal 4,800 61,000 Hinduism 1.72 % 1
 Meena India 4,655,000 4,655,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 93
Mewahang Nepal 3,800 3,800 Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Miniyong India 8,000 8,000 Unknown 19.76 % -
 Miri India 689,000 689,000 Hinduism 1.16 % 14
 Miyan Nepal 29,000 29,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mizo India 144,000 163,000 Christianity 98.49 % -
Mizo Fanai India 15,000 15,000 Christianity 99.23 % -
Mizo Lushai India 567,000 569,000 Christianity 98.84 % -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 13,000 2,244,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Monpa India 40,000 137,000 Buddhism 0.94 % 1
 Monpa Dirang India 7,200 7,400 Buddhism 0.77 % 1
 Munda India 3,692,000 3,748,000 Hinduism 19.40 % -
 Murao (Hindu traditions) Nepal 1,700 2,404,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Murasing India 14,000 16,000 Hinduism 0.88 % 1
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 228,000 3,377,000 Hinduism 0.50 % 5
 Naga India 19,000 19,000 Christianity 77.37 % -
 Naga Tangkhul India 200,000 205,000 Christianity 98.08 % -
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) India 150,000 168,000 Hinduism 0.61 % 3
 Nai (Hindu traditions) Nepal 115,000 12,102,000 Hinduism 0.08 % 2
 Newah Nepal 1,284,000 1,455,000 Hinduism 0.91 % 26
 Nissi India 39,000 39,000 Christianity 53.13 % -
 Oraon India 4,487,000 4,641,000 Hinduism 26.48 % -
 Paite (Christian traditions) India 80,000 80,000 Christianity 98.76 % -
Paite Simte India 7,900 7,900 Christianity 98.61 % -
Pangwala India 18,000 18,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 1
 Pardhan India 318,000 318,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 6
 Pardhi India 365,000 381,000 Hinduism 0.06 % 7
Parhaiya India 31,000 34,000 Hinduism 0.78 % 1
Parja India 498,000 498,000 Hinduism 1.31 % 10
Pasi India 1,000 1,000 Unknown 10.38 % -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 3,900 7,827,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Pawi India 53,000 53,000 Christianity 98.62 % -
 Pinjara Nepal 17,000 3,518,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pnar India 264,000 282,000 Christianity 68.86 % -
Pochury India 23,000 23,000 Christianity 98.93 % -
Poumai India 129,000 129,000 Christianity 99.00 % -
 Puroik India 4,400 4,900 Unknown 45.18 % -
 Qassab Nepal 1,600 2,045,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Qazi Nepal 9,900 755,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rabha India 370,000 372,000 Hinduism 5.26 % -
 Rai Bhutan 3,800 733,000 Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) India 4,951,000 6,647,000 Hinduism 0.47 % 99
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) Nepal 112,000 6,647,000 Hinduism 5.40 % -
 Rajbhar Nepal 11,000 87,000 Hinduism 1.04 % 1
Rajdhob Nepal 13,000 17,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Raji Nepal 4,600 6,600 Hinduism 2.38 % 1
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) India 45,611,000 45,785,000 Hinduism 0.02 % 912
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) Nepal 37,000 45,785,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) Nepal 17,000 17,352,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput Khasiya India 133,000 133,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Rengma India 69,000 69,000 Christianity 98.79 % -
 Rongkup Bhutan 3,000 82,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rongkup India 75,000 82,000 Buddhism 25.65 % -
 Rongkup Nepal 3,900 82,000 Buddhism 3.56 % 1
 Rongmei India 99,000 99,000 Christianity 92.21 % -
Sampang Nepal 1,500 1,500 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sangtam India 77,000 77,000 Christianity 99.24 % -
 Santal (Sawntal) India 7,639,000 7,898,000 Hinduism 5.77 % -
 Saora India 984,000 987,000 Hinduism 16.77 % -
Sauria Paharia India 53,000 58,000 Hinduism 46.85 % -
 Sayyid Nepal 64,000 14,530,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sema India 246,000 246,000 Christianity 99.33 % -
 Shaikh India 85,886,000 223,464,000 Islam 0.00 % 1718
 Shaikh Nepal 795,000 223,464,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 16
 Shaikh Qureshi Nepal 17,000 9,073,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sherdukpen India 3,500 3,700 Buddhism 0.74 % 1
 Sherpa Bhutan 9,900 162,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sherpa Nepal 107,000 162,000 Buddhism 4.22 % 2
 Sherpa Helambu Nepal 2,500 2,500 Buddhism 1.38 % 1
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) India 7,772,000 7,885,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 155
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) Nepal 64,000 7,885,000 Hinduism 0.12 % 1
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) Nepal 91,000 1,573,000 Hinduism 0.44 % 2
 Sunuwar Nepal 55,000 139,000 Hinduism 2.60 % 1
Tagin India 62,000 62,000 Unknown 11.88 % -
 Tai Man India 5,900 4,662,000 Buddhism 21.91 % -
 Tajpuriya Nepal 19,000 19,000 Hinduism 1.30 % 1
 Tamang Bangladesh 800 1,733,000 Buddhism 1.97 % 1
 Tamang Nepal 1,490,000 1,733,000 Buddhism 6.60 % -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) Nepal 78,000 2,188,000 Hinduism 0.05 % 2
 Tangchanghya India 687,000 829,000 Hinduism 8.58 % -
Tangsa India 15,000 84,000 Christianity 62.57 % -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) Nepal 102,000 5,063,000 Hinduism 0.15 % 2
 Teli (Hindu traditions) Nepal 359,000 19,359,000 Hinduism 0.14 % 7
 Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) Nepal 12,000 588,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Thadou India 218,000 218,000 Christianity 97.89 % -
 Thakali Marphali Nepal 1,900 1,900 Buddhism 1.79 % 1
Thakali Tin Gaule Nepal 500 500 Buddhism 1.06 % 1
 Thakkar India 586,000 596,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 12
Thakuria Nepal 2,400 12,000 Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Thami Nepal 28,000 31,000 Hinduism 0.87 % 1
 Tharu India 456,000 2,146,000 Hinduism 1.48 % 9
 Tharu Nepal 1,690,000 2,146,000 Hinduism 3.41 % 34
 Tharu Rana India 12,000 214,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tharu Rana Nepal 202,000 214,000 Hinduism 1.08 % 4
Thulung Nepal 3,300 3,300 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tibetan, Bhotia Nepal 2,600 1,112,000 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tiwa India 256,000 256,000 Hinduism 1.71 % 5
 Tokpegola Nepal 1,500 1,500 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Uchoi India 2,600 12,000 Christianity 68.95 % -
 Vaiphei India 46,000 54,000 Christianity 99.23 % -
 Valmiki, Balmiki (Hindu traditions) Nepal 5,500 7,056,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Walang Nepal 1,200 7,400 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Walang, Bantawa Bhutan 3,600 7,400 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Wancho India 65,000 65,000 Christianity 89.59 % -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 58,642,000 59,932,000 Hinduism 0.01 % 1173
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) Nepal 1,025,000 59,932,000 Hinduism 0.03 % 20
 Yadav Dhindhor Nepal 15,000 1,558,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yadav Gaoli Nepal 79,000 5,027,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Yadav Rawat Nepal 9,200 1,451,000 Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yakha India 5,900 30,000 Other / Small 6.71 % -
 Yakha Nepal 24,000 30,000 Other / Small 0.72 % 1
 Yakthumba, Limbu Nepal 376,000 522,000 Other / Small 2.69 % 8
Yamphu Nepal 6,700 6,700 Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yehlmo Nepal 10,000 10,000 Buddhism 0.99 % 1
 Yenadi India 649,000 649,000 Hinduism 0.84 % 13
 Yimchungra India 68,000 68,000 Christianity 99.30 % -
 Zeliang India 104,000 104,000 Christianity 93.66 % -
  Totals:  317           231     8,193

Language Alternate Names
Baitadeli (Baitadi)
Bajura
Bajurali
Bajurali (Bajura)
Darchulali
Darchulali (Darjula)
Darchuli (Darjula)
Darjula
Eastern Pahadi
Eastern Pahari
Gorkhali
Gurkhali
Khaskura
Lhotshammikha
Nepalese
Parbate
Parbatiya

Dialects
Acchami
Achhami
Baitadeli
Baitadi
Bajhangi
Bajurali
Bajureli
Bheri
Bhutan
Dadeldhuri
Dailekhi
Darchulali
Darchulee
Darchuleli
Darchuli
Darjeeling
Gandakeli
Gorkhali
Humli
Kalikot
Kathmandu
Nepali
Palpa
Pokhara
Purbeli
Soradi

Dialect Alternate Names
Acchami
Bahasa Nepal
Bajura
Bhasa Purbi
Darjula
Eastern Pahari
Gorkhali
Gurkhali
Khas
Khas Kura
Khaskura
Nepalais
Nepalees
Nepalese
Nepali: Acchami
Nepali: Achhami
Nepali: Baitadi
Nepali: Bajhangi
Nepali: Bajurali
Nepali: Bhutan
Nepali: Darchulee
Nepali: Darjeeling
Nepali: Gorkhali
Nepali: Kalikot
Nepali: Kathmandu
Nepali: Palpa
Nepali: Pokhara
Nepali: Pokhra
Parbate
Parbati Bhasa
Parbatiya
Pokhra
Purbi
Purwi
Purwi/Purbi

Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1850-1961
New Testament 1821-2010
Complete Bible 1914-2012


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