Country:

Nepal

State: Bagmati
District: All

Number of People Groups

188

Unreached People Groups

179

Total Population

4,273,000

Buddhist

18.4 %

Christian

2.4 %

Hindu

77.8 %

Muslim

0.5 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.6 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Abdul 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Adibasi Janajati 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Ahar 100 Awadhi 100 - - - - -
 Amat 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Ansari 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
 Apapanthi 60 Awadhi 60 - - - - -
 Arakh 200 Awadhi 200 - - - - -
 Ath Pahariya 20 Athpariya 20 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 3,100 Nepali 3,000 - - - - -
 Baha'i 100 Nepali - - - - - 100
Bahing 60 Bahing 60 - - - - -
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 34,000 Nepali 34,000 - - 60 - -
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) 3,300 Maithili 3,300 - - 20 - -
 Bania 5,400 Maithili 4,800 - - - - 700
 Bania Agarwal 1,600 Bhojpuri 1,300 - - - - 300
 Bania Mahesri 400 Marwari 400 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 500 Marwari 300 - - - - 300
 Bantar 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
Bantawa 200 Bantawa 200 - - - - -
 Baramu 600 Nepali 500 - 40 - - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Maithili 1,400 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
Bedia (Muslim traditions) 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
Beg 20 Bengali - 20 - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Bhar 500 Bhojpuri 500 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 80 Awadhi 80 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Bhote 2,400 Nepali 600 - 1,800 40 - -
 Bind 70 Maithili 70 - - - - -
 Bote-Majhi 100 Bote 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin 694,000 Nepali 689,000 - - 60 - 200
Brahmin Bohara 300 Hindi 300 - - 60 - 200
 Brahmin Hill 691,000 Nepali 686,000 - - 60 - -
 Brahmin Terai 3,500 Maithili 3,300 - - - - 200
 Byansi 30 Humla 30 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Maithili 1,100 - - 60 - -
Chamling 500 Chamling 100 - - - - 400
 Chepang, Tsepang 14,000 Chepang 9,900 - 1,900 2,500 - -
 Chhantyal 800 Nepali 500 - 200 40 - -
 Chhetri 645,000 Nepali 635,000 - 6,300 2,100 - 90
 Chidimar 30 Bhojpuri 30 - - - - -
 Christian 300 Nepali - - - 300 - -
Churaute 300 Nepali - 300 - - - -
 Danuwar Rai 13,000 Danuwar 13,000 - - 70 - -
 Darai 1,000 Darai 900 - - 20 - -
 Darjee 39,000 Nepali 38,000 - 50 500 - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Devhar 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 2,300 Maithili 2,300 - - - - -
 Dharhi (Hindu traditions) 80 Bhojpuri 80 - - - - -
 Dhimal 900 Dhimal 900 - - 40 - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 800 Maithili 800 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Dolpa 50 Sherpa - - 50 - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Dura 300 Nepali 100 - 200 - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 700 Maithili 700 - - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Gaddi (Muslim traditions) 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
Gandharva 400 Nepali 400 - 20 - - -
 Gangai 40 Nepali 40 - - - - -
 Gharti 17,000 Nepali 16,000 - - 200 - -
 Gonrhi 80 Bhojpuri 80 - - - - -
 Goriya (Hindu traditions) 60 Awadhi 60 - - - - -
 Gosain 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Gurung 74,000 Gurung 1,900 - 64,000 8,300 - 500
Gurung Ghale 11,000 Ghale, Southern 200 - 10,000 900 - 100
 Hadi 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
 Hajam 1,000 Urdu - 1,000 - - - -
 Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) 90 Maithili 90 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Maithili 2,500 - - - - -
 Hayu 100 Wayu 100 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 90 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 90 -
 Jirel 800 Jirel 200 - 600 40 - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 200 Bhojpuri 200 - - - - -
 Kaibartta 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 60 Maithili 60 - - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 6,400 Maithili 6,400 - - 40 - -
 Kamar 400 Nepali 400 - - - - -
 Kami 66,000 Nepali 63,000 - 100 2,400 - -
 Kandu 1,200 Bhojpuri 1,200 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Kawar Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Maithili 2,600 - - 60 - -
Khaling 90 Khaling 30 - 60 - - -
Khambu 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 50 Awadhi 50 - - - - -
 Khatwa 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Kisan 100 Kurux 100 - - - - -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 80 Rajbanshi 50 - - - - 30
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 3,100 Maithili 3,100 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 40 Awadhi 40 - - - - -
Kuchbandia 60 Awadhi 60 - - - - -
Kulung 300 Kulung 20 - 100 - - 100
 Kumal 8,300 Nepali 8,100 - 80 100 - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Bhojpuri 1,200 - - - - -
Kusunda Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Kyerung 3,000 Kyerung - - 3,000 - - -
Laheri (Muslim traditions) 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Lhomi, Shing Saapa 200 Lhomi - - 100 - - -
 Loba 70 Lhowa - - 70 - - -
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 200 Bhojpuri 200 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Maithili 1,200 - - - - -
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
Lohorung 20 Yamphu, Southern 20 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Magar 144,000 Nepali 129,000 - 6,500 8,600 - -
 Majhi 15,000 Maithili 13,000 - 40 1,000 - 1,200
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Manihar 40 Bhojpuri - 40 - - - -
 Mech 30 Boro 30 - - - - -
Miyan 5,300 Urdu - 5,300 - - - -
 Moghal 200 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Mugal 100 Nepali - - 100 - - -
 Munda, Horo 100 Maithili 90 - - - - 20
 Murao (Hindu traditions) 300 Awadhi 300 - - - - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
Nachhiring 30 Nachering - - - - - 20
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 4,500 Maithili 4,500 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 40 Bhojpuri 40 - - - - -
 Newah 763,000 Newar 634,000 - 122,000 6,200 - 100
 Oraon, Dhangar 200 Kurux, Nepali 100 - - - - 60
 Pahari 9,200 Nepali 6,300 - 2,100 300 - 500
 Pashtun, Pathan 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 200 Bhojpuri 200 - - - - -
Phri 500 Nepali 500 - - - - -
 Pinjara 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Qassab 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Qazi 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Rai 65,000 Nepali 39,000 - - 9,300 - 17,000
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Rajbanshi 600 - - 80 - 400
 Rajbhar 100 Bhojpuri 100 - - - - -
Rajdhob 90 Maithili 90 - - - - -
Raji 60 Raji 60 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Maithili 2,000 - - - - 40
Rajput Marwadi 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Raute Unknown Raute - - - - - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
 Rongkup 100 Lepcha - - 80 - - 30
Sampang 70 Sampang - - - - - 70
 Santal, Hor 200 Santhali 60 - - - - 200
 Sarki 41,000 Nepali 39,000 - 400 1,300 - 40
 Sayyid 1,500 Urdu - 1,500 - - - -
 Shaikh 11,000 Urdu - 11,000 - - - -
 Sherpa 29,000 Sherpa - - 26,000 2,600 - 200
 Sherpa Helambu 2,400 Hyolmo 40 - 2,300 30 - -
 Silpkar (Hindu traditions) 400 Nepali 400 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 800 Maithili 800 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Maithili 1,700 - - 90 - -
 Sunuwar 5,500 Sunwar 5,000 - 200 300 - -
 Tajpuriya 200 Rajbanshi 200 - - - - -
 Tamang 684,000 Tamang, Eastern 112,000 - 524,000 48,000 - 300
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 700 Maithili 700 - - - - -
Tangbe 60 Nepali - - 60 - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 8,500 Maithili 8,400 - - 60 - -
 Teli (Muslim traditions) 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Thakali 2,900 Nepali 1,300 - 1,400 200 - -
 Thakali Marphali 300 Thakali 80 - 200 - - -
Thakali Tin Gaule 50 Thakali - - 50 - - -
 Thakuri 29,000 Nepali 28,000 - 400 800 - -
Thakuria 80 Bhojpuri - 80 - - - -
 Thami 5,700 Thangmi 4,600 - 700 200 - 200
 Tharu 25,000 Tharu, Kathariya 21,000 - - 4,200 - -
Tharu Khawas 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Tharu Rana 700 Tharu, Kathariya 700 - - - - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 50 Maithili 50 - - - - -
Thulung 200 Thulung 200 - - - - 70
 Tibetan, Bhotia 2,300 Tibetan, Central - - 2,300 - - -
 Tokpegola 30 Sherpa 30 - - - - -
 Valmiki, Balmiki (Hindu traditions) 400 Awadhi 400 - - - - -
 Walang 30 Walungge 30 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 8,700 Maithili 8,700 - - - - -
 Yakha 400 Yakkha 200 - - - - 300
 Yakthumba, Limbu 16,000 Limbu 9,800 - 3,300 1,100 - 1,700
Yamphu 30 Yamphu - - 30 - - -
 Yehlmo 6,600 Hyolmo 800 - 5,800 80 - -
  Totals:  188 4,273,000   179 3,324,000 23,000 786,000 103,000 90 26,000
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