Country:

Nepal

State: Karnali
District: All

Number of People Groups

48

Unreached People Groups

44

Total Population

551,000

Buddhist

4.7 %

Christian

0.6 %

Hindu

94.4 %

Muslim

0.0 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.2 %
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Ansari 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 800 Nepali 800 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 4,100 Nepali 4,000 - - - - -
 Bania Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Bhote 600 Nepali 400 - 200 - - -
 Brahmin 44,000 Nepali 44,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Hill 44,000 Nepali 44,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Terai Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Byansi 2,300 Humla 2,300 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Chhantyal 70 Nepali 50 - 30 - - -
 Chhetri 223,000 Nepali 221,000 - 2,500 80 - -
 Darjee 18,000 Nepali 18,000 - 100 200 - -
 Dolpa 3,800 Sherpa 80 - 3,700 40 - -
Gandharva 40 Nepali 40 - - - - -
 Gharti 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Gurung 3,200 Gurung 100 - 2,800 60 - 200
Gurung Ghale Unknown Ghale, Southern - - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Jirel 30 Jirel - - 30 - - -
 Kami 66,000 Nepali 64,000 - 600 700 - 400
 Kandu Unknown Bhojpuri - - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Kumal 900 Nepali 900 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 40 Bhojpuri 40 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Maithili 1,800 - - - - -
 Magar 40,000 Nepali 36,000 - 1,600 1,400 - 500
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
Miyan 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Newah 900 Newar 700 - 100 - - -
 Pahari 60 Nepali 60 - - - - -
 Rai 100 Nepali 30 - - - - 60
Rajdhob Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Raute 20 Raute 20 - - - - -
 Sarki 16,000 Nepali 15,000 - 100 400 - 20
 Sayyid Unknown Urdu - - - - - -
 Shaikh 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 20 Sunwar 20 - - - - -
 Tamang 12,000 Tamang, Eastern 90 - 12,000 300 - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Thakali 200 Nepali 100 - 90 - - -
 Thakuri 66,000 Nepali 64,000 - 2,200 300 - -
 Thami 80 Thangmi 80 - - - - -
 Tharu 500 Tharu, Kathariya 500 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 50 Maithili 50 - - - - -
 Yakthumba, Limbu 50 Limbu 40 - - - - -
  Totals:  48 551,000   44 520,000 100 26,000 3,400 0 1,100
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