Country:

Nepal

Province / State: Lumbini
District: All

Number of People Groups

172

Unreached People Groups

164

Total Population

3,286,000

Buddhist

4.1 %

Christian

0.7 %

Hindu

87.8 %

Muslim

7.2 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.2 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adibasi Janajati 50 Nepali ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Ahar 1,400 Awadhi ☀︎ 1,400 - - - - -
 Ansari 6,900 Urdu ☀︎ - 6,900 - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Maithili 11,000 - - - - -
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu ☀︎ - 500 - - - -
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 3,800 Nepali ☀︎ 3,800 - - - - -
 Baha'i 50 Nepali ☀︎ - - - - - 50
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 3,300 Maithili ☀︎ 3,300 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 24,000 Nepali ☀︎ 24,000 - - - - 90
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) 4,100 Maithili 4,100 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 7,500 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 7,500 - - - - 20
 Bania Agrahari 1,900 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 1,900 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 1,900 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 1,900 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 1,300 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 1,300 - - - - -
 Bania Rauniar 800 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 800 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 29,000 Maithili ☀︎ 29,000 - - - - 40
 Bantar 60 Maithili ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
 Baramu 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 2,900 Maithili ☀︎ 2,900 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 9,400 Maithili ☀︎ 9,400 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 400 Maithili ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Bengali Muslim Moghal 400 Urdu ☀︎ - 400 - - - -
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu ☀︎ - 200 - - - -
 Bhar 1,200 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 1,200 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 46,000 Maithili ☀︎ 46,000 - - - - -
 Bhoi Kharbind 11,000 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 11,000 - - - - -
Bhoi Kharot 6,400 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 6,400 - - - - -
 Bhoi Mallah Mewat 3,500 Maithili ☀︎ 3,500 - - - - -
Bhoi Nikhad 2,300 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 2,300 - - - - -
 Bhote 300 Nepali 60 - 200 - - -
 Bind 2,300 Maithili ☀︎ 2,300 - - - - -
 Bote-Majhi 4,400 Bote 4,400 - - 20 - -
 Brahmin Bhumihar 3,200 Maithili ☀︎ 3,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 600 Maithili ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Hill 561,000 Nepali ☀︎ 560,000 - - - - 800
 Brahmin Jijhotia 200 Maithili ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 1,600 Maithili ☀︎ 1,600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Khandelwal 300 Maithili ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 1,600 Maithili ☀︎ 1,600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 400 Maithili ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sawaria 3,700 Awadhi ☀︎ 3,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Terai 12,000 Maithili ☀︎ 12,000 - - - - 20
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 87,000 Maithili 87,000 - - 300 - -
 Chamling 20 Chamling ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Chepang, Tsepang 300 Chepang 300 - - - - -
 Chhantyal 1,200 Nepali 500 - 600 70 - -
 Chhetri 284,000 Nepali 281,000 - 2,100 300 - 300
 Chidimar 200 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Danuwar Rai 200 Danuwar 200 - - - - -
 Darai 2,600 Darai 2,600 - - - - -
 Darjee 54,000 Nepali 53,000 - 500 200 - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 2,300 Maithili ☀︎ 2,300 - - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 6,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 6,000 - - - -
Dhandi 2,200 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 2,200 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 1,000 Maithili ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
 Dharkar 1,900 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 1,900 - - - - -
 Dhimal 20 Dhimal 20 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 40,000 Maithili ☀︎ 40,000 - - 50 - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 2,500 Urdu ☀︎ - 2,500 - - - -
Dhobi Ajudhyabansi 700 Awadhi ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
 Dhobi Kanaujia 1,900 Awadhi ☀︎ 1,900 - - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 300 Maithili ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Dom (Muslim traditions) 1,800 Bhojpuri ☀︎ - 1,800 - - - -
 Dura 20 Nepali - - 20 - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 46,000 Maithili ☀︎ 46,000 - - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Maithili ☀︎ 1,100 - - - - -
 Gaddi (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu ☀︎ - 300 - - - -
Gandharva 1,500 Nepali 1,500 - - 20 - -
 Gangai 70 Nepali ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Gharti 10,000 Nepali 9,800 - 50 200 - -
 Gonrhi 70 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Goriya (Hindu traditions) 200 Awadhi ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Gosain 300 Maithili ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
Gurung Ghale 300 Ghale, Southern - - 300 - - -
 Gurung Ghaleg 45,000 Gurung 2,800 - 36,000 3,000 - 3,100
 Hajam 8,700 Urdu ☀︎ - 8,700 - - - -
 Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) 60 Maithili 60 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Maithili ☀︎ 10,000 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi ☀︎ 50 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern ☀︎ - - - - 60 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 51,000 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 51,000 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 40 Maithili ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 9,300 Maithili 9,200 - - 80 - -
 Kalwar Jaiswal 1,000 Maithili ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
 Kamar 40 Nepali ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Kami 160,000 Nepali 156,000 - 1,700 2,000 - 40
 Kandu 1,800 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 1,800 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Maithili ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 4,600 Maithili 4,600 - - - - -
 Kayastha Sribastab 600 Awadhi ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
 Khas 600 Nepali ☀︎ 500 - 80 - - -
 Khatwa 100 Maithili ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 30 Rajbanshi 20 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Maithili 19,000 - - 200 - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 600 Awadhi ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
 Kori 8,900 Awadhi ☀︎ 8,900 - - - - -
 Kumal 48,000 Nepali 47,000 - 500 900 - -
 Kumhar (Kusavar) (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Maithili 1,400 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 68,000 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 68,000 - - - - -
 Lhomi, Shing Saapa 20 Lhomi - - 20 - - -
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 32,000 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 32,000 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Maithili ☀︎ 12,000 - - 20 - -
Lohorung 20 Yamphu, Southern ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Magar 530,000 Nepali 450,000 - 72,000 7,900 - 800
 Majhi 2,800 Nepali 2,400 - - 80 - 200
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 70 Maithili ☀︎ 70 - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Maithili 2,000 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 28,000 Maithili 28,000 - - 300 - -
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Maithili ☀︎ 1,600 - - - - -
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Maithili ☀︎ 1,300 - - - - -
 Manihar 500 Bhojpuri ☀︎ - 500 - - - -
 Mech 20 Boro (India) 20 - - - - -
 Miyan 4,800 Urdu ☀︎ - 4,800 - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 3,700 Maithili ☀︎ 3,700 - - - - -
 Munda, Horo 50 Maithili 40 - - - - 20
 Murao (Hindu traditions) 600 Awadhi ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 7,200 Maithili 7,000 - - 200 - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Maithili ☀︎ 19,000 - - 20 - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 700 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
 Newah 61,000 Newar 51,000 - 9,700 700 - 100
 Oraon, Dhangar 300 Kurux 200 - - - - 50
 Pashtun, Pathan 4,700 Urdu ☀︎ - 4,700 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 1,500 - - - - -
 Pinjara 3,400 Urdu ☀︎ - 3,400 - - - -
 Qassab 300 Urdu ☀︎ - 300 - - - -
 Qazi 500 Urdu ☀︎ - 500 - - - -
 Rai 2,700 Nepali 1,600 - - 100 - 900
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 200 Rajbanshi 100 - - - - 30
 Rajbhar 6,200 Bhojpuri 6,100 - - 100 - -
Rajdhob 200 Maithili ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
Raji 20 Raji 20 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Maithili ☀︎ 2,100 - - - - -
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 15,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 15,000 - - - -
 Rajput Bais (Muslim traditions) 1,500 Urdu ☀︎ - 1,500 - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Muslim traditions) 2,200 Urdu ☀︎ - 2,200 - - - -
 Rajput Nau 1,100 Urdu ☀︎ - 1,100 - - - -
 Rajput Ponwar (Muslim traditions) 1,400 Urdu ☀︎ - 1,400 - - - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu ☀︎ - 400 - - - -
 Rongkup 20 Lepcha - - 20 - - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 300 Santhali 200 - - 30 - 100
 Sarki 50,000 Nepali 49,000 - 500 500 - -
 Sayyid 11,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 11,000 - - - -
 Shaikh 159,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 159,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 2,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 2,000 - - - -
 Sherpa 900 Sherpa - - 900 20 - -
 Silpkar (Hindu traditions) 900 Nepali ☀︎ 900 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Maithili 1,900 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 800 Maithili 800 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 1,200 Sunwar 1,200 - - 50 - -
 Tamang 10,000 Tamang, Eastern 500 - 8,000 1,200 - 400
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Maithili ☀︎ 16,000 - - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 40,000 Maithili 40,000 - - 30 - -
 Teli (Muslim traditions) 1,100 Urdu ☀︎ - 1,100 - - - -
 Thakali 1,700 Nepali 600 - 1,100 50 - -
 Thakuri 29,000 Nepali 28,000 - 200 800 - -
 Thami 100 Thangmi 100 - - - - -
 Tharu Khawas 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
 Tharu unspecified 253,000 Tharu, Dangaura 249,000 - - 4,300 - 20
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Awadhi ☀︎ 1,500 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 143,000 Maithili ☀︎ 142,000 - - 100 - -
 Yadav Dhindhor 6,800 Maithili ☀︎ 6,800 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 1,500 Awadhi ☀︎ 1,500 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 4,600 Awadhi ☀︎ 4,600 - - - - -
 Yadav Gualbans (Hindu traditions) 31,000 Awadhi ☀︎ 31,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Kaonra 500 Maithili ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 1,700 Maithili ☀︎ 1,700 - - - - -
 Yakkha 800 Yakkha 600 - 200 - - -
 Yakthumba, Limbu 600 Limbu 300 - 100 20 - 70
 Yehlmo 90 Hyolmo 40 - 30 - - -
  Totals:  172 3,286,000   164 2,884,000 236,000 134,000 24,000 60 7,300



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