CountryNepal

State:

  

Kosi

District:

  

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Number of People Groups

171

Unreached People Groups

164

Total Population

2,450,000

Buddhist

7.0 %

Christian

1.4 %

Hindu

72.4 %

Muslim

5.0 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

12.4 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Abdul 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Adibasi Janajati 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
Amat 1,300 Maithili 1,300 - - - - -
 Ansari 3,300 Urdu - 3,300 - - - -
 Ath Pahariya 5,700 Athpariya 3,300 - 2,400 - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 3,400 Maithili 3,300 - - 50 - -
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Nepali 1,900 - - - - -
 Baha'i 300 Nepali - - - - - 300
Bahing 300 Bahing 50 - 100 - - 200
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Nepali 14,000 - 60 50 - -
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) 5,900 Maithili 5,800 - - 100 - -
 Bania 12,000 Maithili 10,000 - - - - 1,100
 Bania, Agarwal 1,300 Bhojpuri 1,100 - - - - 200
Bania, Khatri 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Bania, Mahesri 300 Marwari 300 - - - - -
 Bantar 33,000 Maithili 33,000 - 40 - - -
Bantawa 3,000 Bantawa 1,600 - 400 - - 1,000
Barhamu 100 Nepali 100 - 20 - - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Maithili 2,500 - - - - -
Bedia (Muslim traditions) 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
Beg 100 Bengali - 100 - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 2,800 Urdu - 2,800 - - - -
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 200 Awadhi 200 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 27,000 Maithili 27,000 - - - - -
 Bhote 4,000 Nepali 70 - 3,800 90 - 30
 Bhotia, Sherpa 16,000 Sherpa - - 16,000 200 - -
 Bind 1,500 Maithili 1,500 - - - - -
 Bote-Majhi 80 Bote 80 - - - - -
 Brahmin 227,000 Nepali 200,000 - - 40 - 200
 Brahmin, Bhumihar 1,600 Maithili 1,600 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gaur 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
Brahmin, Hill 222,000 Nepali 209,000 - - 20 - 50
Brahmin, Joshi 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Kanaujia 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
Brahmin, Khandelwal 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Radhi 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Sakaldwipi 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
Brahmin, Saraswat 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Terai 5,600 Maithili 5,300 - - 20 - 100
Byansi 100 Humla 100 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Maithili 12,000 - - - - -
Chamling 2,000 Chamling 500 - 600 - - 900
 Chepang, Tsepang 300 Chepang 100 - 80 40 - -
 Chhantyal 20 Nepali - - 20 - - -
 Chhetri 296,000 Nepali 288,000 - 2,000 300 - 300
 Christian unspecified 300 Nepali - - - 300 - -
 Danuwar Rai 3,000 Danuwar 3,000 - - 80 - -
 Darai 200 Darai 200 - - - - -
 Darjee 32,000 Nepali 31,000 - 300 400 - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
Devhar 600 Nepali 600 - - - - -
Dhandi 30 Bhojpuri - - - - - 20
 Dhanuk 23,000 Maithili 23,000 - - - - -
 Dhimal 15,000 Dhimal 14,000 - 20 300 - 400
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Maithili 4,300 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Maithili 2,300 - - - - -
 Dosadh (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Maithili 10,000 - 40 20 - -
 Dura Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 700 Maithili 700 - - - - -
Gandharva 40 Nepali 40 - - - - -
 Gangai 26,000 Nepali 26,000 - 200 - - -
 Gharti 15,000 Nepali 15,000 - 300 - - 100
 Gonrhi 100 Bhojpuri 100 - - - - -
 Gosain 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Gurung 30,000 Gurung 80 - 28,000 1,200 - 1,200
Gurung Ghale 700 Ghale, Southern - - 700 - - -
 Hadi 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Hajam 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Maithili 15,000 - - 40 - -
 Hayu Unknown Wayu - - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 600 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 600 -
 Jirel Unknown Jirel - - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Bhojpuri 1,000 - - - - -
 Kaibartta 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 4,500 Maithili 4,500 - - 20 - -
 Kamar 600 Nepali 600 - - - - -
 Kami 61,000 Nepali 60,000 - 600 500 - 500
 Kandu 100 Bhojpuri 100 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 800 Maithili 800 - - - - -
 Kawar 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 5,400 Maithili 5,400 - - 60 - -
Khaling 700 Khaling 30 - 70 - - 500
Kharia 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Khas 15,000 Nepali 14,000 - 300 - - 200
 Khatwa 8,000 Maithili 7,700 - 100 80 - 60
 Kisan 100 Kurux 100 - - - - -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 200 Rajbanshi 100 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 34,000 Maithili 33,000 - 100 500 - -
Kulung 16,000 Kulung 5,300 - 2,100 80 - 9,000
 Kumal 4,400 Nepali 4,000 - 300 40 - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 2,200 Maithili 2,200 - - 40 - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Bhojpuri 2,600 - - 20 - -
Kusunda 50 Nepali 50 - - - - -
 Lepcha, Lapche 100 Lepcha 70 - - - - 50
 Lhomi, Shing Saapa 600 Lhomi - - 600 - - -
 Limbu 127,000 Limbu 18,000 - 300 3,300 - 105,000
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 50 Bhojpuri 50 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Maithili 1,100 - - - - -
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
Lohorung 1,000 Yamphu, Southern 1,000 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 8,100 Maithili 8,100 - - - - -
 Magar 70,000 Nepali 55,000 - 11,000 2,400 - 1,700
 Majhi 13,000 Maithili 11,000 - 400 400 - 1,000
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 60 Maithili 60 - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Maithili 16,000 - - 60 - -
 Mech 300 Bodo 300 - - - - 20
Mewahang 2,700 Mewahang, Western 400 - 70 - - 2,300
Miyan 3,300 Urdu - 3,300 - - - -
 Munda, Horo 1,300 Maithili 1,300 - - 80 - 20
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 53,000 Maithili 52,000 - 200 800 - -
Naaba 600 Naaba - - 600 - - -
Nachhiring 1,400 Nachering 200 - 1,000 - - 200
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Maithili 12,000 - - 50 - -
 Namassej 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 60 Bhojpuri 60 - - - - -
 Nat (Muslim traditions) 200 Bhojpuri - 200 - - - -
 Newah 89,000 Newar 75,000 - 11,000 700 - 100
 Oraon, Dhangar 29,000 Kurux, Nepali 27,000 - 200 1,000 - -
 Pahari 40 Nepali 20 - 20 - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 40 Bhojpuri 40 - - - - -
 Pinjara 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Qassab 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Qazi 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
 Rai 200,000 Nepali 32,000 - - 7,400 - 161,000
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 37,000 Rajbanshi 35,000 - - 1,300 - 700
 Rajbhar 1,800 Bhojpuri 1,800 - - 20 - -
Rajdhob 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
Raji 20 Raji 20 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 4,400 Maithili 4,300 - - - - 30
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Rajput, Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
Sahisia 200 Maithili - 200 - - - -
Sampang 700 Sampang 100 - 300 - - 300
 Santal, Hor 19,000 Santhali 16,000 - 50 2,000 - 600
 Saora 1,500 Sora 1,400 - - 80 - -
Sarbaria 2,500 Nepali 1,500 - 400 - - 500
 Sarki 17,000 Nepali 17,000 - 500 300 - 20
 Sayyid 12,000 Urdu - 12,000 - - - -
 Shaikh 93,000 Urdu - 93,000 - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 3,600 Maithili 3,500 - - 40 - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 7,600 Maithili 7,400 - - 200 - 40
 Sunuwar 3,600 Sunwar 3,200 - - 200 - 200
 Tajpuriya 6,300 Rajbanshi 6,100 - - 200 - -
 Tamang 89,000 Tamang, Eastern 3,600 - 80,000 3,000 - 2,500
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Maithili 1,900 - - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 4,400 Maithili 4,300 - - 100 - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 32,000 Maithili 32,000 - - 200 - -
 Thakali 200 Nepali 60 - 100 - - -
 Thakuri 3,400 Nepali 3,300 - 20 - - -
 Thami 500 Thangmi 500 - - - - 20
 Tharu 147,000 Tharu, Dangaura 143,000 - - 4,600 - 20
Tharu, Khawas 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
Thulung 1,300 Thulung 1,100 - - - - 300
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 52,000 Maithili 52,000 - - 100 - -
 Yakha 14,000 Yakkha 2,100 - 200 100 - 12,000
Yamphu 6,100 Yamphu 200 - 5,600 - - 300
Yehlmo 50 Helambu Sherpa - - 30 - - 20
  Totals:  171 2,450,000   164 1,773,000 123,000 170,000 33,000 600 305,000
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