Mallah (Hindu traditions) in Nepal


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People Name General Mallah (Hindu traditions)
People Name in Country Mallah (Hindu traditions)
Population in Nepal 168,000
World Population 3,451,000
Total Countries 3
Indigenous Yes
Unreached Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 3
Progress Scale 1
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Gonrhi, Machhua, Machua, Mallar, Mandal, Muriari, Muriyari, Sureha, मल्लाह (हिंदू ट्रेडिशन्स)
People ID 17432
ROP3 Code 112835
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Hindi
People Group Mallah (Hindu traditions)
Ethnic Code CNN25c
Total Subgroups on file 14
Largest Subgroups
Sorahiya
5,400
Agarwal
2,500
Bathma
2,500
Khulwant
2,400
Guria
2,300
Parbatikuria
2,000
Pandobi
1,900
Semaria
1,500
Nikhad
1,200
Banpar
1,000
Bin
1,000
Chabhi
1,000
Gonrhi
1,000
Machhua
800
Affinity Bloc South Asian Peoples
People Cluster Hindi
People Group Mallah (Hindu traditions)
Ethnic Code CNN25c
Total Subgroups 14
  Sorahiya 5,400
  Agarwal 2,500
  Bathma 2,500
  Khulwant 2,400
  Guria 2,300
  Parbatikuria 2,000
  Pandobi 1,900
  Semaria 1,500
  Nikhad 1,200
  Banpar 1,000
  Bin 1,000
  Chabhi 1,000
  Gonrhi 1,000
  Machhua 800
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
52,000
Janakpur
38,000
Sagarmatha
29,000
Lumbini
24,000
Kosi
16,000
Bheri
5,900
Mechi
2,000
Bagmati
600
Seti
400
Gandaki
200
Mahakali
60
Rapti
60
Karnali
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 13
  Narayani 52,000
  Janakpur 38,000
  Sagarmatha 29,000
  Lumbini 24,000
  Kosi 16,000
  Bheri 5,900
  Mechi 2,000
  Bagmati 600
  Seti 400
  Gandaki 200
  Mahakali 60
  Rapti 60
  Karnali 20
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Maithili (107,000 speakers)
Language Code mai   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 9
Secondary Languages
Bhojpuri
51,000
Awadhi
10,000
Angika
2,000
Magahi
1,000
Nepali
500
Hindi
400
Rangpuri
200
Bengali
200
Other People Groups Speaking Maithili
Primary Language Maithili (107,000 speakers)
Language Code mai   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 9
Secondary Languages
  Bhojpuri 51,000
  Awadhi 10,000
  Angika 2,000
  Magahi 1,000
  Nepali 500
  Hindi 400
  Rangpuri 200
  Bengali 200
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 National Bible Societies
Forum of Bible Agencies World Bible Finder
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
0.09 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
0.24 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
99.64 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.03 %
Photo Source Gerald Roberts 
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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