Kalwar (Hindu traditions) in Nepal


Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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Subgroups: 1

Subgroup Name Population
Sunri 8,100

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People Name General Kalwar (Hindu traditions)
People Name in Country Kalwar (Hindu traditions)
World Population 3,931,000
Total Countries 3
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 2
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 Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 32  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 13
Largest States
Narayani
53,000
Janakpur
35,000
Lumbini
8,700
Sagarmatha
8,100
Bagmati
6,400
Kosi
4,300
Bheri
1,300
Mechi
1,000
Gandaki
1,000
Seti
200
Rapti
100
Mahakali
20
Dhaulagiri
10
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country Nepal
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 32  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 13
  Narayani 53,000
  Janakpur 35,000
  Lumbini 8,700
  Sagarmatha 8,100
  Bagmati 6,400
  Kosi 4,300
  Bheri 1,300
  Mechi 1,000
  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
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
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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
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 Jesus Messiah comic book
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
99.81 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.01 %
Photo Source Copyrighted © 2019  India Missions Association  All rights reserved.  Used with permission
Map Source People Group Location: Omid. Other geography / data: GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more
* Religion Values From latest Nepal census data.  Current values may differ.