CountryNepal

State:

  

Janakpur

District:

  

Dhanusha



Number of People Groups

138

Unreached People Groups

132

Total Population

787,000

Buddhist

1.4 %

Christian

0.1 %

Hindu

90.2 %

Muslim

7.7 %

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 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
Amat 700 Maithili 700 - - - - -
 Ansari 1,700 Urdu - 1,700 - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Maithili 2,400 - - - - -
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Maithili 1,300 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Nepali 1,400 - - - - 60
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) 700 Maithili 700 - - - - -
 Bania 6,100 Maithili 6,100 - - - - -
 Bania, Agarwal 400 Bhojpuri 400 - - - - -
 Bantar 800 Maithili 800 - - - - -
Bantawa Unknown Bantawa - - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 4,400 Maithili 4,400 - - - - -
Bedia (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 80 Awadhi 80 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 45,000 Maithili 45,000 - - - - -
Bhoi Kamti 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
Bhoi Kharot 300 Bhojpuri 300 - - - - -
 Bhote 400 Nepali 200 - 200 - - -
 Bhotia, Sherpa 90 Sherpa - - 90 - - -
 Bind 20,000 Maithili 20,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin 32,000 Nepali 31,000 - - - - 500
 Brahmin, Bhumihar 2,300 Maithili 2,300 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gaur 1,900 Maithili 1,900 - - - - -
Brahmin, Hill 10,000 Nepali 9,600 - - - - 300
 Brahmin, Joshi 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Kanaujia 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
Brahmin, Khandelwal 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Maha 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Radhi 1,200 Maithili 1,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Sakaldwipi 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Saraswat 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Terai 22,000 Maithili 22,000 - - - - 100
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 28,000 Maithili 27,000 - - 200 - -
Chamling 30 Chamling 30 - - - - -
 Chepang, Tsepang 30 Chepang 30 - - - - -
 Chhantyal 20 Nepali - - - - - -
 Chhetri 9,800 Nepali 9,700 - - - - 40
 Danuwar Rai 6,000 Danuwar 6,000 - - - - -
 Darai 70 Darai 70 - - - - -
 Darjee 1,400 Nepali 1,400 - - 30 - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
Devhar Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Dhanuk 37,000 Maithili 37,000 - - - - 20
Dhanuk Dhankar 2,500 Maithili 2,500 - - - - -
 Dharkar 600 Bhojpuri 600 - - - - -
 Dhimal 20 Dhimal 20 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 6,100 Maithili 6,100 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Maithili 1,200 - - - - -
 Dosadh (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Maithili 18,000 - - - - 30
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Gangai Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Gharti 1,100 Nepali 1,100 - - - - -
 Gonrhi 200 Bhojpuri 200 - - - - -
 Gurung 3,300 Gurung - - 2,900 80 - 300
 Hadi 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
 Hajam 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Maithili 1,000 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Maithili 11,000 - - - - -
Halwai Maira 800 Maithili 800 - - - - -
 Jirel 20 Jirel 20 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 20 Bhojpuri 20 - - - - -
 Kaibartta 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 7,400 Maithili 7,400 - - - - -
Kalwar Jaiswal 800 Maithili 800 - - - - -
 Kami 4,200 Nepali 4,200 - - 40 - -
 Kandu 1,300 Bhojpuri 1,300 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 6,000 Maithili 6,000 - - - - -
Kayastha Karan 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Khatwa 17,000 Maithili 16,000 - - - - 300
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 37,000 Maithili 37,000 - - - - 30
 Kumal 1,200 Nepali 1,100 - - - - 60
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 7,300 Maithili 7,300 - - - - -
Kumhar Magahia 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 9,300 Bhojpuri 9,300 - - - - -
 Limbu 200 Limbu 100 - - - - 30
 Loba, Mustang 30 Lhowa - - 30 - - -
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) Unknown Bhojpuri - - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 4,700 Maithili 4,700 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 5,300 Maithili 5,300 - - - - 30
 Magar 8,400 Nepali 7,900 - 100 60 - 400
 Majhi 1,500 Maithili 1,100 - - 20 - 400
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Maithili 1,800 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 9,300 Maithili 9,300 - - - - 30
 Mech 100 Boro 100 - - - - -
Miyan 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Moghal 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
 Munda, Horo 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Maithili 19,000 - - - - 100
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Maithili 11,000 - - - - -
 Namassej 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 300 Bhojpuri 300 - - - - -
 Newah 4,400 Newar 4,000 - 400 - - 60
 Oraon, Dhangar 500 Kurux, Nepali 500 - - - - 40
 Pahari 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 100 Bhojpuri 100 - - - - -
 Pinjara 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Qassab 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Qazi 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Rai 800 Nepali 300 - - 40 - 500
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 70 Rajbanshi 50 - - - - 20
 Rajbhar 90 Bhojpuri 90 - - - - -
Rajdhob 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 3,400 Maithili 3,400 - - - - -
 Rajput, Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Santal, Hor 40 Santhali - - - - - 40
Sarbaria 300 Nepali 300 - 40 - - -
 Sarki 1,400 Nepali 1,100 - - - - 200
 Sayyid 5,200 Urdu - 5,200 - - - -
 Shaikh 47,000 Urdu - 47,000 - - - -
Shaikh Qureshi 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 7,700 Maithili 7,700 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 32,000 Maithili 31,000 - - - - 400
 Sunuwar 1,800 Sunwar 1,800 - - - - -
 Tamang 9,200 Tamang, Eastern 1,500 - 7,100 200 - 400
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Maithili 13,000 - - - - -
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 25,000 Maithili 25,000 - - - - 600
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 38,000 Maithili 38,000 - - - - 30
Teli Gangauta 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Thakuri 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
 Tharu 4,300 Tharu, Dangaura 4,300 - - 20 - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 128,000 Maithili 128,000 - - - - 60
Yadav Dhindhor 1,800 Maithili 1,800 - - - - -
Yadav Gaoli 13,000 Maithili 13,000 - - - - -
Yadav Rawat 1,900 Maithili 1,900 - - - - -
 Yakha 200 Yakkha 200 - - - - 30
Yehlmo 20 Hyolmo - - 20 - - -
  Totals:  138 787,000   132 710,000 61,000 11,000 600 0 5,100
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