Lohar (Hindu traditions) in Nepal


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Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
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Subgroups: 3

Subgroup Name Population
Kanaujia 3,500
Mahul 2,200
Mathuria 200

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People Name General Lohar (Hindu traditions)
People Name in Country Lohar (Hindu traditions)
World Population 9,640,400
Total Countries 5
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 1
Unreached Yes
Frontier People Group Yes
GSEC 3  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed 2
Alternate Names Ahangar, Barhi, Battarha, Dodai, Dodo, Kamar, Kammara, Khar, Lohandia, Lohar, Loharia, Lohura, Lonar, Luhar, Luhara, Luharani, Mistri, Mistry, Nar, Ojali, Ojula, Ozulu, Panchal, Raj, Raj Mistri, Ramgarhia, Sandhan, Sejwani, Shilpakar, Shilpkar, Silpkar, Sree Panchal, Sri Panchal, Thawai, Vishwakama, Vishwakarma, Viswabrahma, Viswakarma, Vojali, लोहार (हिंदू ट्रेडिशन्स)
People ID 17379
ROP3 Code 112774
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 14
Largest States
Narayani
28,000
Janakpur
23,000
Mahakali
17,000
Seti
12,000
Lumbini
9,900
Sagarmatha
3,000
Bheri
2,000
Karnali
1,800
Bagmati
1,300
Kosi
1,100
Mechi
400
Gandaki
100
Rapti
70
Dhaulagiri
20
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 14
  Narayani 28,000
  Janakpur 23,000
  Mahakali 17,000
  Seti 12,000
  Lumbini 9,900
  Sagarmatha 3,000
  Bheri 2,000
  Karnali 1,800
  Bagmati 1,300
  Kosi 1,100
  Mechi 400
  Gandaki 100
  Rapti 70
  Dhaulagiri 20
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Maithili (44,000 speakers)
Language Code mai   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 11
Secondary Languages
Nepali
22,000
Bhojpuri
20,000
Dotyali
7,200
Awadhi
5,400
Hindi
3,100
Kumaoni
1,100
Magahi
300
Marwari
60
Angika
40
Bantawa
20
Primary Language Maithili (44,000 speakers)
Language Code mai   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 11
Secondary Languages
  Nepali 22,000
  Bhojpuri 20,000
  Dotyali 7,200
  Awadhi 5,400
  Hindi 3,100
  Kumaoni 1,100
  Magahi 300
  Marwari 60
  Angika 40
  Bantawa 20
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
Amazon
Forum Bible Agencies
National Bible Societies
World Bible Finder
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
0.06 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
0.05 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
99.89 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Photo Source Copyrighted © 2018  Anonymous  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.


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