Country:

Nepal

Province / State: Dhaulagiri
District: All

Number of People Groups

55

Unreached People Groups

51

Total Population

625,000

Buddhist

10.4 %

Christian

0.7 %

Hindu

87.8 %

Muslim

0.2 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.8 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Ansari 100 Urdu ☀︎ - 100 - - - -
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 400 Nepali ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 4,200 Nepali ☀︎ 4,000 - - - - 100
 Bania unspecified 40 Maithili ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Bantar 20 Maithili ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Bengali Muslim Moghal 20 Urdu ☀︎ - 20 - - - -
 Bhote 80 Nepali - - 80 - - -
 Bote-Majhi 200 Bote 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Hill 133,000 Nepali ☀︎ 131,000 - - - - 1,400
 Brahmin Terai 30 Maithili ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
 Chhantyal 9,500 Nepali 5,500 - 3,600 200 - 200
 Chhetri 110,000 Nepali 106,000 - 2,500 100 - 1,400
 Darjee 36,000 Nepali 34,000 - 900 300 - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 20 Maithili ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
Gandharva 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
 Gangai 30 Nepali ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
 Gharti 1,900 Nepali 1,800 - 50 50 - -
Gurung Ghale 20 Ghale, Southern - - 20 - - -
 Gurung Ghaleg 12,000 Gurung 100 - 11,000 500 - 700
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 80 Maithili ☀︎ 80 - - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Kami 87,000 Nepali 80,000 - 6,300 800 - -
 Kandu 30 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 30 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 20 Maithili ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Kisan 700 Kurux 700 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 60 Maithili 60 - - - - -
 Kulung Unknown Kulung (Nepal) - - - - - -
 Kumal 2,500 Nepali 2,100 - 400 90 - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 20 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Loba 2,900 Lhowa - - 2,900 - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 20 Maithili ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Magar 159,000 Nepali 129,000 - 28,000 1,500 - 900
 Majhi 600 Nepali 500 - 20 30 - 20
 Miyan 600 Urdu ☀︎ - 600 - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 70 Maithili ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Newah 9,400 Newar 7,200 - 2,000 70 - 200
 Pashtun, Pathan 30 Urdu ☀︎ - 30 - - - -
 Rai 700 Nepali 600 - - 40 - 90
 Rongkup 800 Lepcha 50 - 700 - - -
 Sarki 33,000 Nepali 31,000 - 1,200 500 - 70
 Sayyid 100 Urdu ☀︎ - 100 - - - -
 Shaikh 400 Urdu ☀︎ - 400 - - - -
 Sherpa 200 Sherpa - - 200 - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 50 Maithili 50 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 40 Sunwar 40 - - - - -
 Tamang 1,900 Tamang, Eastern - - 1,600 100 - 100
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Thakali 3,100 Nepali 1,500 - 1,500 80 - -
 Thakali Marphali 1,500 Thakali 100 - 1,400 30 - -
 Thakuri 12,000 Nepali 11,000 - 500 200 - -
 Tharu unspecified 600 Tharu, Dangaura 600 - - 40 - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Yakthumba, Limbu 100 Limbu 70 - 70 - - -
  Totals:  55 625,000   51 549,000 1,300 65,000 4,700 0 5,100
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