Country:

Nepal

State: Janakpur
District: All

Number of People Groups

169

Unreached People Groups

161

Total Population

2,939,000

Buddhist

8.1 %

Christian

0.4 %

Hindu

82.9 %

Muslim

6.7 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

1.9 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Abdul 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Adibasi Janajati 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Amat 1,200 Maithili 1,200 - - - - -
 Ansari 5,500 Urdu - 5,500 - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 4,600 Maithili 4,600 - - - - -
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 800 Nepali 800 - - - - -
 Baha'i Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 6,600 Maithili 6,600 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Nepali 10,000 - - - - 1,000
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Maithili 1,100 - - - - -
 Bania 25,000 Maithili 25,000 - - - - 40
 Bania Agarwal 1,300 Bhojpuri 1,300 - - - - 20
Bania Rauniar 500 Bhojpuri 500 - - - - -
 Bantar 3,400 Maithili 3,400 - - - - -
Bantawa 20 Bantawa 20 - - - - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 3,400 Maithili 3,400 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 5,000 Maithili 5,000 - - - - -
Bedia (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Maithili 1,600 - - - - -
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 2,000 Urdu - 2,000 - - - -
 Bhangi (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 55,000 Maithili 55,000 - - - - -
Bhoi Kamti 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
Bhoi Kharot 300 Bhojpuri 300 - - - - -
Bhoi Mallah Mewat 1,300 Maithili 1,300 - - - - -
 Bhote 900 Nepali 400 - 500 - - -
 Bind 37,000 Maithili 37,000 - - - - -
 Bote-Majhi 400 Bote 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin 161,000 Nepali 143,000 - - 20 - 18,000
Brahmin Bhat 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Bhumihar 4,300 Maithili 4,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 3,100 Maithili 3,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Hill 95,000 Nepali 77,000 - - 20 - 18,000
 Brahmin Jijhotia 900 Maithili 900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 900 Maithili 900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 2,200 Maithili 2,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Khandelwal 900 Maithili 900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Maha 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 1,700 Maithili 1,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 1,300 Maithili 1,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sawaria 1,100 Awadhi 1,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Terai 66,000 Maithili 66,000 - - - - 400
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 75,000 Maithili 75,000 - - 200 - -
Chamling 30 Chamling 30 - - - - -
 Chepang, Tsepang 80 Chepang 50 - 30 - - -
 Chhantyal 70 Nepali 30 - 40 - - -
 Chhetri 196,000 Nepali 189,000 - 200 200 - 6,000
 Chidimar Unknown Bhojpuri - - - - - -
 Danuwar Rai 33,000 Danuwar 33,000 - - 100 - 20
 Darai 200 Darai 200 - - - - -
 Darjee 22,000 Nepali 22,000 - 300 300 - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 900 Maithili 900 - - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 2,400 Urdu - 2,400 - - - -
Devhar Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Dhanuk 87,000 Maithili 86,000 - 100 - - 20
Dhanuk Dhankar 2,500 Maithili 2,500 - - - - -
 Dharkar 800 Bhojpuri 800 - - - - -
 Dhimal 40 Dhimal 40 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 21,000 Maithili 21,000 - - 20 - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
Dhobi Ajudhyabansi 200 Awadhi 200 - - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 3,200 Maithili 3,200 - - - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 59,000 Maithili 59,000 - 60 90 - 60
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Maithili 1,000 - - - - -
Gandharb (Hindu traditions) 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
 Gangai Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Gharti 15,000 Nepali 14,000 - 200 70 - -
 Gonrhi 200 Bhojpuri 200 - - - - -
Gurung Ghale 80 Ghale, Southern - - 80 - - -
 Gurung Ghaleg 5,400 Gurung - - 5,000 100 - 300
 Hadi 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Hajam 2,700 Urdu - 2,700 - - - -
 Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Maithili 1,400 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Maithili 19,000 - - - - -
Halwai Maira 800 Maithili 800 - - - - -
 Hayu 2,500 Wayu 2,000 - 500 - - 40
 Jirel 4,400 Jirel 2,100 - 2,000 200 - -
Kagate 600 Syuba - - 600 - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 800 Bhojpuri 800 - - - - -
 Kaibartta 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 36,000 Maithili 36,000 - - 100 - -
 Kalwar Jaiswal 2,500 Maithili 2,500 - - - - -
Kalwar Sunri 5,100 Maithili 5,100 - - - - -
 Kami 42,000 Nepali 41,000 - 200 400 - -
 Kandu 17,000 Bhojpuri 17,000 - 60 60 - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Kawar 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Maithili 11,000 - - 40 - -
 Kayastha Karan 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Khas Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Khatwa 38,000 Maithili 38,000 - 100 20 - 400
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 40 Rajbanshi 40 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 129,000 Maithili 129,000 - 100 100 - 100
 Kumal 3,000 Nepali 2,900 - 30 - - 60
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 21,000 Maithili 21,000 - - 30 - -
Kumhar Magahia 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 31,000 Bhojpuri 31,000 - - 30 - -
Laheri (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Loba 30 Lhowa - - 30 - - -
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 50 Bhojpuri 50 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Maithili 22,000 - 60 30 - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 27,000 Maithili 27,000 - 40 20 - 30
 Magar 104,000 Nepali 89,000 - 13,000 1,000 - 800
 Majhi 22,000 Maithili 19,000 - 300 300 - 2,500
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 4,800 Maithili 4,800 - - 20 - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 38,000 Maithili 37,000 - 50 60 - 50
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Maithili 1,200 - - - - -
Mallah Dhawa (Hindu traditions) 900 Maithili 900 - - - - -
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Maithili 2,000 - - - - -
 Mech 100 Boro 100 - - - - -
 Miyan 4,600 Urdu - 4,600 - - - -
 Moghal 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Munda, Horo 60 Maithili 60 - - - - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 57,000 Maithili 56,000 - 200 60 - 200
Nachhiring 20 Nachering - - - - - 20
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 28,000 Maithili 28,000 - 60 20 - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 700 Bhojpuri 700 - - - - -
 Newah 78,000 Newar 64,000 - 12,000 700 - 1,800
 Oraon, Dhangar 900 Kurux 900 - - - - 50
 Pahari 1,600 Nepali 1,200 - 400 - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 300 Bhojpuri 300 - - - - -
 Pinjara 2,600 Urdu - 2,600 - - - -
 Qassab 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Qazi 2,400 Urdu - 2,400 - - - -
 Rai 5,900 Nepali 4,000 - - 300 - 1,600
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 100 Rajbanshi 80 - - - - 30
 Rajbhar 400 Bhojpuri 400 - - - - -
Rajdhob 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Maithili 10,000 - - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
Sampang 30 Sampang 30 - - - - -
 Santal, Hor 200 Santhali 90 - - - - 60
Sarbaria 400 Nepali 300 - 40 - - 60
 Sarki 23,000 Nepali 23,000 - 60 300 - 200
 Sayyid 14,000 Urdu - 14,000 - - - -
 Shaikh 155,000 Urdu - 155,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 2,500 Urdu - 2,500 - - - -
 Sherpa 12,000 Sherpa - - 11,000 500 - 40
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 24,000 Maithili 24,000 - 80 40 - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 54,000 Maithili 53,000 - 300 40 - 600
 Sunuwar 20,000 Sunwar 20,000 - 80 300 - 200
 Tamang 199,000 Tamang, Eastern 3,000 - 188,000 6,000 - 1,400
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 27,000 Maithili 27,000 - 60 40 - -
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 43,000 Maithili 42,000 - 60 40 - 700
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 102,000 Maithili 102,000 - 60 80 - 30
 Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Maithili 1,300 - - - - -
 Thakali 200 Nepali 100 - 50 - - -
 Thakuri 3,600 Nepali 3,600 - - 20 - -
 Thami 19,000 Thangmi 18,000 - 600 70 - 20
 Tharu 35,000 Tharu, Kathariya 35,000 - - 300 - 70
 Tharu Khawas Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Valmiki, Balmiki (Hindu traditions) 200 Awadhi 200 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 331,000 Maithili 331,000 - - 60 - 200
 Yadav Dhindhor 3,800 Maithili 3,800 - - - - -
 Yadav Gaoli 38,000 Maithili 38,000 - - - - -
Yadav Kaonra 1,100 Maithili 1,100 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 4,000 Maithili 4,000 - - - - -
 Yakha 300 Yakkha 200 - 30 - - 40
 Yakthumba, Limbu 500 Limbu 200 - 80 - - 200
 Yehlmo 1,300 Hyolmo 1,100 - 200 - - 30
  Totals:  169 2,939,000   161 2,436,000 197,000 238,000 12,000 0 56,000
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