Country:

Nepal

State: Janakpur
District: All

Number of People Groups

167

Unreached People Groups

159

Total Population

3,225,000

Buddhist

8.8 %

Christian

0.4 %

Hindu

82.1 %

Muslim

7.3 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

1.4 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Abdul 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Adibasi Janajati 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Amat 1,400 Maithili 1,400 - - - - -
 Ansari 6,600 Urdu - 6,600 - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 5,400 Maithili 5,400 - - - - -
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Nepali 1,000 - - - - -
 Baha'i Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 7,800 Maithili 7,800 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Nepali 12,000 - - - - 1,100
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Maithili 1,300 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 1,500 Bhojpuri 1,500 - - - - 20
Bania Rauniar 600 Bhojpuri 600 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 27,000 Maithili 27,000 - - - - 40
 Bantar 4,100 Maithili 4,100 - - - - -
 Bantawa 30 Bantawa 30 - - - - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 4,000 Maithili 4,000 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 5,900 Maithili 5,900 - - - - -
Bedia (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Maithili 1,900 - - - - -
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 2,300 Urdu - 2,300 - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 58,000 Maithili 58,000 - - - - -
Bhoi Kamti 700 Maithili 700 - - - - -
Bhoi Kharot 400 Bhojpuri 400 - - - - -
 Bhoi Mallah Mewat 1,500 Maithili 1,500 - - - - -
 Bhote 1,000 Nepali 500 - 600 - - -
 Bind 44,000 Maithili 44,000 - - - - -
 Bote-Majhi 500 Bote 500 - - - - -
Brahmin Bhat 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Bhumihar 5,200 Maithili 5,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 3,700 Maithili 3,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Hill 113,000 Nepali 91,000 - - 20 - 21,000
 Brahmin Jijhotia 1,000 Maithili 1,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 1,000 Maithili 1,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 2,600 Maithili 2,600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Khandelwal 1,000 Maithili 1,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Maha 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 2,000 Maithili 2,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 700 Maithili 700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 1,500 Maithili 1,500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sawaria 1,400 Awadhi 1,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Terai 62,000 Maithili 61,000 - - - - 400
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 86,000 Maithili 86,000 - - 200 - -
 Chamling 30 Chamling 30 - - - - -
 Chepang, Tsepang 100 Chepang 70 - 30 - - -
 Chhantyal 100 Nepali 40 - 50 - - -
 Chhetri 232,000 Nepali 225,000 - 300 200 - 7,200
 Chidimar 20 Bhojpuri 20 - - - - -
 Danuwar Rai 39,000 Danuwar 39,000 - - 100 - 20
 Darai 200 Darai 200 - - - - -
 Darjee 27,000 Nepali 26,000 - 300 300 - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Maithili 1,000 - - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 2,800 Urdu - 2,800 - - - -
 Dhanuk 103,000 Maithili 103,000 - 100 - - 20
 Dhanuk Dhankar 3,000 Maithili 3,000 - - - - -
 Dharkar 900 Bhojpuri 900 - - - - -
 Dhimal 40 Dhimal 40 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 25,000 Maithili 25,000 - - 20 - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
Dhobi Ajudhyabansi 300 Awadhi 300 - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 3,800 Maithili 3,800 - - - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 70,000 Maithili 70,000 - 70 100 - 60
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Maithili 1,100 - - - - -
Gandharb (Hindu traditions) 90 Maithili 90 - - - - -
 Gangai Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Gharti 17,000 Nepali 17,000 - 300 80 - -
 Gonrhi 300 Bhojpuri 300 - - - - -
Gurung Ghale 80 Ghale, Southern - - 80 - - -
 Gurung Ghaleg 6,400 Gurung - - 5,900 200 - 300
 Hadi 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Hajam 3,200 Urdu - 3,200 - - - -
 Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Maithili 1,700 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Maithili 23,000 - - - - -
Halwai Maira 1,000 Maithili 1,000 - - - - -
 Hayu 3,000 Wayu 2,300 - 600 - - 40
 Jirel 5,200 Jirel 2,500 - 2,400 200 - -
Kagate 700 Syuba - - 700 - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Bhojpuri 1,000 - - - - -
 Kaibartta 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 38,000 Maithili 38,000 - - 100 - -
 Kalwar Jaiswal 3,000 Maithili 3,000 - - - - -
Kalwar Sunri 6,000 Maithili 6,000 - - - - -
 Kami 50,000 Nepali 49,000 - 300 400 - -
 Kandu 20,000 Bhojpuri 20,000 - 70 60 - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Kawar 90 Maithili 90 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Maithili 13,000 - - 40 - -
 Kayastha Karan 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Khas Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Khatwa 45,000 Maithili 45,000 - 100 20 - 500
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 50 Rajbanshi 40 - - - - 30
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 154,000 Maithili 153,000 - 100 200 - 100
 Kumal 3,500 Nepali 3,400 - 30 - - 70
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 25,000 Maithili 25,000 - - 30 - -
 Kumhar Magahia 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 37,000 Bhojpuri 37,000 - - 30 - -
 Loba 40 Lhowa - - 40 - - -
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 60 Bhojpuri 60 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 27,000 Maithili 27,000 - 70 30 - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 32,000 Maithili 32,000 - 40 20 - 30
 Magar 123,000 Nepali 105,000 - 16,000 1,200 - 900
 Majhi 27,000 Nepali 23,000 - 400 300 - 3,000
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 5,700 Maithili 5,600 - - 20 - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 45,000 Maithili 44,000 - 60 60 - 50
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Maithili 1,400 - - - - -
Mallah Dhawa (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Maithili 1,100 - - - - -
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Maithili 2,400 - - - - -
 Mech 200 Boro 200 - - - - -
 Miyan 5,500 Urdu - 5,500 - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 3,400 Maithili 3,400 - - - - -
 Moghal 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Munda, Horo 90 Maithili 80 - - - - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 67,000 Maithili 67,000 - 300 70 - 300
 Nachhiring 20 Nachiring - - - - - 20
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 33,000 Maithili 33,000 - 70 20 - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 800 Bhojpuri 800 - - - - -
 Newah 93,000 Newar 76,000 - 14,000 800 - 2,200
 Oraon, Dhangar 1,100 Kurux 1,000 - - - - 60
 Pahari 1,900 Nepali 1,400 - 500 - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 300 Bhojpuri 300 - - - - -
 Pinjara 3,100 Urdu - 3,100 - - - -
 Qassab 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Qazi 2,900 Urdu - 2,900 - - - -
 Rai 6,900 Nepali 4,700 - - 300 - 1,900
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 100 Rajbanshi 80 - - - - 50
 Rajbhar 500 Bhojpuri 500 - - - - -
Rajdhob 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Maithili 12,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
Sampang 30 Sampang 30 - - - - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 200 Santhali 100 - - 20 - 80
Sarbaria 400 Nepali 300 - 40 - - 70
 Sarki 28,000 Nepali 27,000 - 70 300 - 200
 Sayyid 17,000 Urdu - 17,000 - - - -
 Shaikh 185,000 Urdu - 185,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 3,000 Urdu - 3,000 - - - -
 Sherpa 14,000 Sherpa - - 14,000 600 - 50
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 28,000 Maithili 28,000 - 90 40 - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 64,000 Maithili 63,000 - 400 40 - 700
 Sunuwar 24,000 Sunwar 23,000 - 90 300 - 200
 Tamang 237,000 Tamang, Eastern 3,600 - 224,000 7,100 - 1,700
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 32,000 Maithili 32,000 - 70 40 - -
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 51,000 Maithili 50,000 - 70 40 - 800
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 121,000 Maithili 121,000 - 70 80 - 30
 Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Maithili 1,600 - - - - -
 Thakali 200 Nepali 100 - 50 - - -
 Thakuri 4,300 Nepali 4,300 - - 20 - -
 Thami 22,000 Thangmi 22,000 - 700 80 - 20
 Tharu Khawas Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Tharu unspecified 37,000 Tharu, Dangaura 37,000 - - 300 - 70
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 300 Awadhi 300 - - - - -
Valmiki (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 353,000 Maithili 353,000 - - 60 - 200
 Yadav Dhindhor 4,500 Maithili 4,500 - - - - -
 Yadav Gaoli 45,000 Maithili 45,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Kaonra 1,300 Maithili 1,300 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 4,800 Maithili 4,800 - - - - -
 Yakkha 400 Yakkha 300 - 30 - - 50
 Yakthumba, Limbu 600 Limbu 300 - 90 - - 200
 Yehlmo 1,500 Hyolmo 1,200 - 200 - - 30
  Totals:  167 3,225,000   159 2,649,000 235,000 283,000 14,000 0 44,000