Country:

Nepal

State: Kosi
District: All

Number of People Groups

180

Unreached People Groups

170

Total Population

2,593,000

Buddhist

7.7 %

Christian

1.5 %

Hindu

69.7 %

Muslim

5.7 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

15.4 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Abdul 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Adibasi Janajati 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Amat 1,600 Maithili 1,600 - - - - -
 Ansari 3,800 Urdu - 3,800 - - - -
 Ath Pahariya 6,700 Athpariya 3,900 - 2,800 - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 4,000 Maithili 3,900 - - 50 - -
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 2,200 Nepali 2,200 - - - - -
 Baha'i 300 Nepali - - - - - 300
Bahing 400 Bahing 50 - 100 - - 200
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 20,000 Nepali 18,000 - 70 50 - 1,400
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) 6,900 Maithili 6,800 - - 100 - -
 Bania Agarwal 1,500 Bhojpuri 1,300 - - - - 200
Bania Khatri 700 Maithili 700 - - - - -
 Bania Mahesri 400 Marwari 400 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 13,000 Maithili 11,000 - - - - 1,700
 Bantar 38,000 Maithili 38,000 - 40 - - -
 Bantawa 3,600 Bantawa 1,900 - 500 - - 1,200
 Baramu 200 Nepali 100 - 20 - - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 2,900 Maithili 2,900 - - - - -
Bedia (Muslim traditions) 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 3,300 Urdu - 3,300 - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 29,000 Maithili 29,000 - - - - -
Bhoi Kharot 300 Bhojpuri 300 - - - - -
 Bhoi Mallah Mewat 1,600 Maithili 1,600 - - - - -
 Bhote 4,700 Nepali 80 - 4,500 100 - 30
 Bind 1,700 Maithili 1,700 - - - - -
 Bote-Majhi 90 Bote 90 - - - - -
 Brahmin Bhumihar 1,900 Maithili 1,900 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 700 Maithili 700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Hill 260,000 Nepali 228,000 - - 20 - 32,000
 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 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Terai 3,700 Maithili 3,300 - - - - 300
 Byansi 200 Humla 200 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Maithili 14,000 - - - - -
 Chamling 2,300 Chamling 600 - 700 - - 1,100
 Chepang, Tsepang 300 Chepang 200 - 90 40 - -
 Chhantyal 30 Nepali - - 30 - - -
 Chhetri 342,000 Nepali 333,000 - 2,400 300 - 6,300
 Christian 400 Nepali - - - 400 - -
Churaute Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Danuwar Rai 3,600 Danuwar 3,500 - - 90 - -
 Darai 300 Darai 300 - - - - -
 Darjee 37,000 Nepali 36,000 - 400 400 - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
Dhandi 30 Bhojpuri - - - - - 20
 Dhanuk 28,000 Maithili 28,000 - - - - -
 Dhimal 18,000 Dhimal 17,000 - 20 300 - 400
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 5,100 Maithili 5,100 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 2,700 Maithili 2,700 - - - - -
 Dura Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Maithili 12,000 - 40 20 - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 800 Maithili 800 - - - - -
Gandharva 50 Nepali 50 - - - - -
 Gangai 30,000 Nepali 30,000 - 300 - - -
 Gharti 18,000 Nepali 17,000 - 300 - - 100
 Gonrhi 200 Bhojpuri 200 - - - - -
 Gosain 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
Gurung Ghale 900 Ghale, Southern - - 900 - - -
 Gurung Ghaleg 35,000 Gurung 100 - 32,000 1,400 - 1,400
 Hadi 700 Maithili 700 - - - - -
 Hajam 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
 Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Maithili 18,000 - - 40 - -
 Hayu Unknown Wayu - - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 700 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 700 -
 Jirel 20 Jirel - - 20 - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Bhojpuri 1,100 - - - - -
 Kaibartta 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 4,700 Maithili 4,700 - - 20 - -
 Kalwar Jaiswal 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
Kalwar Sunri 1,200 Maithili 1,200 - - - - -
 Kamar 700 Nepali 700 - - - - -
 Kami 72,000 Nepali 70,000 - 700 500 - 500
 Kandu 200 Bhojpuri 200 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 900 Maithili 900 - - - - -
 Kawar 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 6,400 Maithili 6,300 - - 70 - -
 Khaling 800 Khaling 50 - 80 - - 600
 Kharia 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Khas 17,000 Nepali 17,000 - 400 - - 200
 Khatwa 9,400 Maithili 9,100 - 100 90 - 70
 Kisan 100 Kurux 100 - - - - -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 200 Rajbanshi 200 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 40,000 Maithili 39,000 - 100 600 - -
 Kulung 19,000 Kulung 6,200 - 2,500 90 - 11,000
 Kumal 5,100 Nepali 4,700 - 400 50 - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Maithili 2,600 - - 40 - -
 Kumhar Magahia 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 3,000 Bhojpuri 3,000 - - 20 - -
 Kusunda 70 Nepali 70 - - - - -
 Lhomi, Shing Saapa 700 Lhomi - - 700 - - -
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 60 Bhojpuri 60 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Maithili 1,300 - - - - -
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
Lohorung 1,200 Yamphu, Southern 1,200 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 9,500 Maithili 9,500 - - - - -
 Magar 82,000 Nepali 65,000 - 13,000 2,800 - 2,000
 Majhi 15,000 Nepali 13,000 - 400 500 - 1,200
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 70 Maithili 70 - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Maithili 19,000 - - 70 - -
 Mech 400 Boro 300 - - - - 20
Mewahang 3,200 Mewahang, Eastern 400 - 80 - - 2,700
 Miyan 3,900 Urdu - 3,900 - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Munda, Horo 1,600 Maithili 1,500 - - 90 - 20
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 62,000 Maithili 61,000 - 200 1,000 - -
 Nachhiring 1,600 Nachiring 200 - 900 - - 400
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Maithili 12,000 - - 60 - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 700 Maithili 700 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 60 Bhojpuri 60 - - - - -
 Nat (Muslim traditions) 200 Bhojpuri - 200 - - - -
 Newah 105,000 Newar 89,000 - 13,000 900 - 1,800
 Oraon, Dhangar 34,000 Kurux 32,000 - 200 1,100 - 200
 Pahari 40 Nepali 20 - 20 - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 40 Bhojpuri 40 - - - - -
 Pinjara 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Qassab 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Qazi 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
 Rai 236,000 Nepali 38,000 - - 8,700 - 189,000
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 44,000 Rajbanshi 42,000 - - 1,500 - 800
 Rajbhar 2,100 Bhojpuri 2,100 - - 30 - -
Rajdhob 800 Maithili 800 - - - - -
Raji 20 Raji 20 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 5,200 Maithili 5,000 - - - - 200
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Rongkup 200 Lepcha 90 - 20 - - 60
Sampang 800 Sampang 200 - 300 - - 300
 Santal (Sawntal) 22,000 Santhali 19,000 - 60 2,300 - 700
 Saora 1,800 Sora 1,700 - - 90 - -
Sarbaria 2,900 Nepali 1,800 - 500 - - 600
 Sarki 20,000 Nepali 20,000 - 500 300 - 20
 Sayyid 14,000 Urdu - 14,000 - - - -
 Shaikh 110,000 Urdu - 110,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Sherpa 19,000 Sherpa - - 18,000 300 - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 4,200 Maithili 4,200 - - 40 - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 9,000 Maithili 8,600 - - 300 - 40
 Sunuwar 4,300 Sunwar 3,700 - - 300 - 300
 Tajpuriya 7,400 Rajbanshi 7,200 - - 300 - -
 Tamang 105,000 Tamang, Eastern 4,300 - 94,000 3,500 - 3,100
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 2,200 Maithili 2,200 - - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 5,200 Maithili 5,100 - - 100 - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 38,000 Maithili 38,000 - - 300 - -
 Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) 3,600 Maithili 3,600 - - - - -
 Thakali 200 Nepali 70 - 100 - - -
 Thakuri 3,900 Nepali 3,900 - 20 - - -
 Thami 600 Thangmi 600 - - - - 20
 Tharu Khawas 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Tharu unspecified 156,000 Tharu, Dangaura 151,000 - - 4,800 - 20
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
Thulung 1,600 Thulung 1,200 - - - - 300
 Tokpegola 80 Sherpa - - 80 - - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 200 Awadhi 200 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 55,000 Maithili 55,000 - - 100 - -
 Yadav Dhindhor 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Yadav Gaoli 3,700 Maithili 3,700 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Yakkha 17,000 Yakkha 2,400 - 200 100 - 14,000
 Yakthumba, Limbu 149,000 Limbu 22,000 - 400 3,800 - 123,000
Yamphu 7,100 Yamphu 300 - 6,500 - - 300
 Yehlmo 60 Hyolmo - - 40 - - 20
  Totals:  180 2,593,000   170 1,807,000 147,000 199,000 38,000 700 400,000