Kalwar (Hindu traditions) in Nepal


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People Name General Kalwar (Hindu traditions)
People Name in Country Kalwar (Hindu traditions)
Population in Nepal 123,000
World Population 3,887,200
Total Countries 3
Indigenous Yes
Unreached Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 2
Progress Scale 1
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Kalai, Kalal, Kalan, Kalar, Kalari, Kaleri, Kalladi, Kallar, Kalol, Kalya, Konwar, Sehare, Sehore, Sudhi, कलवार (हिंदू ट्रेडिशन्स)
People ID 17061
ROP3 Code 112399
Country Nepal
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 25  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 13
Largest States
Narayani
55,000
Janakpur
36,000
Lumbini
9,000
Sagarmatha
8,500
Bagmati
6,700
Kosi
4,500
Bheri
1,400
Mechi
1,100
Gandaki
1,000
Seti
200
Rapti
100
Mahakali
20
Dhaulagiri
10
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country Nepal
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 25  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 13
  Narayani 55,000
  Janakpur 36,000
  Lumbini 9,000
  Sagarmatha 8,500
  Bagmati 6,700
  Kosi 4,500
  Bheri 1,400
  Mechi 1,100
  Gandaki 1,000
  Seti 200
  Rapti 100
  Mahakali 20
  Dhaulagiri 10
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Maithili (74,000 speakers)
Language Code mai   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 10
Secondary Languages
Bhojpuri
41,000
Awadhi
4,800
Hindi
3,900
Nepali
2,300
Angika
500
Magahi
200
Bengali
200
Bantawa
200
Dotyali
40
Other People Groups Speaking Maithili
Primary Language Maithili (74,000 speakers)
Language Code mai   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 10
Secondary Languages
  Bhojpuri 41,000
  Awadhi 4,800
  Hindi 3,900
  Nepali 2,300
  Angika 500
  Magahi 200
  Bengali 200
  Bantawa 200
  Dotyali 40
People Groups Speaking Maithili

Primary Language:  Maithili

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes
Bible-New Testament Yes  (2010)
Bible-Complete No
Bible-NT Audio Online
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
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Gospel Go World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online New Testament (FCBH)
Audio Recordings Oral Bible stories in Maithili
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Good News (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Maithili
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible: jivən səndesh
Text / Printed Matter OneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed Matter Online Bible (Bibles India)
Text / Printed Matter Online Bible text (Scripture Earth)
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Hinduism
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
0.19 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
99.80 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.01 %
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Map Source Omid / Joshua Project / Global Mapping Intl  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
* Religion Values From latest Nepal census data.  Current values may differ.


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