Country:

Nepal

State: Lumbini
District: All

Number of People Groups

186

Unreached People Groups

178

Total Population

3,193,000

Buddhist

3.4 %

Christian

0.6 %

Hindu

89.7 %

Muslim

6.1 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.1 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adibasi Janajati 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
 Ahar 1,100 Awadhi 1,100 - - - - -
 Ansari 5,600 Urdu - 5,600 - - - -
 Arakh 90 Awadhi 90 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 8,600 Maithili 8,600 - - - - -
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 3,100 Nepali 3,100 - - - - -
 Baha'i 30 Nepali - - - - - 30
Bahelia (Muslim traditions) 800 Bhojpuri - 800 - - - -
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 2,700 Maithili 2,700 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Nepali 19,000 - - - - -
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) 3,300 Maithili 3,300 - - - - -
 Bania 27,000 Maithili 27,000 - - - - 40
 Bania Agarwal 6,000 Bhojpuri 6,000 - - - - 20
 Bania Agrahari 1,500 Bhojpuri 1,500 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 1,500 Bhojpuri 1,500 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 1,100 Bhojpuri 1,100 - - - - -
Bania Rauniar 700 Bhojpuri 700 - - - - -
 Bania Unai 500 Bhojpuri 500 - - - - -
 Bantar 50 Maithili 50 - - - - -
 Baramu 80 Nepali 80 - - - - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Maithili 2,300 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 7,600 Maithili 7,600 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Bhar 1,000 Bhojpuri 1,000 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 200 Awadhi 200 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 43,000 Maithili 43,000 - - - - -
Bhoi Ghogra 600 Bhojpuri 600 - - - - -
 Bhoi Kharbind 9,200 Bhojpuri 9,200 - - - - -
Bhoi Kharot 5,200 Bhojpuri 5,200 - - - - -
Bhoi Nikhad 1,900 Bhojpuri 1,900 - - - - -
 Bhote 200 Nepali 50 - 200 - - -
 Bind 1,900 Maithili 1,900 - - - - -
 Bote-Majhi 3,500 Bote 3,500 - - - - -
 Brahmin 470,000 Nepali 470,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Bhumihar 2,600 Maithili 2,600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Hill 453,000 Nepali 452,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Jijhotia 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 1,300 Maithili 1,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Khandelwal 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Maha 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 1,300 Maithili 1,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sanadhya 500 Awadhi 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sawaria 3,000 Awadhi 3,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Terai 13,000 Maithili 13,000 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 74,000 Maithili 73,000 - - 300 - -
Chamling 20 Chamling 20 - - - - -
 Chepang, Tsepang 200 Chepang 200 - - - - -
 Chhantyal 1,000 Nepali 400 - 500 50 - -
 Chhetri 229,000 Nepali 227,000 - 1,700 300 - -
 Chidimar 200 Bhojpuri 200 - - - - -
 Danuwar Rai 200 Danuwar 200 - - - - -
 Darai 2,100 Darai 2,100 - - - - -
 Darjee 43,000 Nepali 43,000 - 400 200 - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Maithili 1,800 - - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 4,900 Urdu - 4,900 - - - -
Devhar Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
Dhandi 1,800 Bhojpuri 1,800 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 800 Maithili 800 - - - - -
 Dharhi (Hindu traditions) 60 Bhojpuri 60 - - - - -
 Dharkar 1,500 Bhojpuri 1,500 - - - - -
 Dhimal 20 Dhimal 20 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 33,000 Maithili 33,000 - - 40 - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 2,000 Urdu - 2,000 - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Dom (Muslim traditions) 1,500 Bhojpuri - 1,500 - - - -
 Dura Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 37,000 Maithili 37,000 - - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 900 Maithili 900 - - - - -
 Gaddi (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Gandharva 1,200 Nepali 1,200 - - - - -
 Gangai 50 Nepali 50 - - - - -
 Gharti 8,100 Nepali 7,900 - 40 100 - -
 Gonrhi 60 Bhojpuri 60 - - - - -
 Goriya (Hindu traditions) 200 Awadhi 200 - - - - -
 Gosain 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Gurung 35,000 Gurung 2,300 - 29,000 2,400 - 1,100
Gurung Ghale 200 Ghale, Southern - - 200 - - -
 Hajam 7,000 Urdu - 7,000 - - - -
 Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 8,400 Maithili 8,400 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 30 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 30 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 41,000 Bhojpuri 41,000 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 8,700 Maithili 8,700 - - 70 - -
 Kalwar (Muslim traditions) 800 Bhojpuri - 800 - - - -
Kalwar Iraqi (Hindu traditions) 400 Bhojpuri 400 - - - - -
Kalwar Iraqi (Muslim traditions) 700 Bhojpuri - 700 - - - -
 Kalwar Jaiswal 800 Maithili 800 - - - - -
 Kamar 40 Nepali 40 - - - - -
 Kami 129,000 Nepali 126,000 - 1,400 1,600 - 40
 Kandu 1,500 Bhojpuri 1,500 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 800 Maithili 800 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 3,700 Maithili 3,700 - - - - -
 Kayastha Sribastab 500 Awadhi 500 - - - - -
 Khas 500 Nepali 400 - 60 - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 200 Awadhi 200 - - - - -
 Khatwa 90 Maithili 90 - - - - -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 20 Rajbanshi 20 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Maithili 15,000 - - 100 - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 500 Awadhi 500 - - - - -
 Kori 7,200 Awadhi 7,200 - - - - -
Kuchbandia 80 Awadhi 80 - - - - -
 Kumal 39,000 Nepali 38,000 - 400 700 - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Maithili 1,100 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 55,000 Bhojpuri 55,000 - - - - -
 Lhomi, Shing Saapa 20 Lhomi - - 20 - - -
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 26,000 Bhojpuri 26,000 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 9,600 Maithili 9,600 - - 20 - -
Lohorung Unknown Yamphu, Southern - - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Magar 429,000 Nepali 364,000 - 58,000 6,300 - 700
 Majhi 2,200 Maithili 2,000 - - 70 - 200
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 50 Maithili 50 - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Maithili 1,600 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Maithili 23,000 - - 300 - -
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Maithili 1,300 - - - - -
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Maithili 1,000 - - - - -
 Manihar 400 Bhojpuri - 400 - - - -
 Mech Unknown Boro - - - - - -
Miyan 3,900 Urdu - 3,900 - - - -
 Moghal 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Munda, Horo 40 Maithili 30 - - - - -
 Murao (Hindu traditions) 400 Awadhi 400 - - - - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 5,800 Maithili 5,700 - - 100 - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Maithili 16,000 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 500 Bhojpuri 500 - - - - -
 Nat (Muslim traditions) 400 Bhojpuri - 400 - - - -
 Newah 50,000 Newar 41,000 - 7,800 600 - -
 Oraon, Dhangar 200 Kurux, Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 3,800 Urdu - 3,800 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Bhojpuri 1,200 - - - - -
 Pinjara 2,700 Urdu - 2,700 - - - -
 Qassab 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Qazi 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Rai 2,100 Nepali 1,300 - - 100 - 700
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 100 Rajbanshi 100 - - - - 20
 Rajbhar 5,000 Bhojpuri 4,900 - - 80 - -
Rajdhob 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
Raji 20 Raji 20 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Maithili 1,700 - - - - -
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 14,000 Urdu - 14,000 - - - -
 Rajput Bais (Muslim traditions) 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
Rajput Bisen (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Muslim traditions) 1,800 Urdu - 1,800 - - - -
 Rajput Nau 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Muslim traditions) 1,100 Urdu - 1,100 - - - -
 Rajput Saithwar 500 Bhojpuri 500 - - - - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Rongkup Unknown Lepcha - - - - - -
 Santal, Hor 300 Santhali 200 - - 30 - 80
 Sarki 41,000 Nepali 40,000 - 400 400 - -
 Sayyid 9,100 Urdu - 9,100 - - - -
 Shaikh 129,000 Urdu - 129,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 1,600 Urdu - 1,600 - - - -
 Sherpa 700 Sherpa - - 700 - - -
 Silpkar (Hindu traditions) 700 Nepali 700 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Maithili 1,500 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 1,000 Sunwar 1,000 - - 50 - -
 Tamang 7,900 Tamang, Eastern 400 - 6,500 900 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Maithili 13,000 - - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 32,000 Maithili 32,000 - - 30 - -
 Teli (Muslim traditions) 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Thakali 1,400 Nepali 500 - 900 30 - -
 Thakuri 24,000 Nepali 23,000 - 200 600 - -
 Thami 100 Thangmi 100 - - - - -
 Tharu 237,000 Tharu, Kathariya 233,000 - - 4,100 - -
Tharu Khawas 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Valmiki, Balmiki (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Awadhi 1,200 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 134,000 Maithili 134,000 - - 100 - -
 Yadav Dhindhor 5,500 Maithili 5,500 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 3,800 Awadhi 3,800 - - - - -
Yadav Gualbans (Hindu traditions) 25,000 Awadhi 25,000 - - - - -
Yadav Rawat 1,400 Maithili 1,400 - - - - -
 Yakha 700 Yakkha 500 - 200 - - -
 Yakthumba, Limbu 500 Limbu 300 - 100 - - 60
 Yehlmo 70 Hyolmo 40 - 30 - - -
  Totals:  186 3,193,000   178 2,863,000 196,000 109,000 20,000 30 3,000
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