Country:

Nepal

State: Lumbini
District: All

Number of People Groups

189

Unreached People Groups

181

Total Population

3,241,000

Buddhist

4.1 %

Christian

0.7 %

Hindu

87.7 %

Muslim

7.3 %

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 1,300 Awadhi 1,300 - - - - -
 Ansari 6,800 Urdu - 6,800 - - - -
 Arakh 100 Awadhi 100 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Maithili 10,000 - - - - -
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 3,700 Nepali 3,700 - - - - -
 Baha'i 50 Nepali - - - - - 50
Bahelia (Muslim traditions) 900 Bhojpuri - 900 - - - -
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 3,200 Maithili 3,200 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Nepali 23,000 - - - - 90
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) 4,000 Maithili 4,000 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 7,300 Bhojpuri 7,300 - - - - 20
 Bania Agrahari 1,800 Bhojpuri 1,800 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 1,900 Bhojpuri 1,900 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 1,300 Bhojpuri 1,300 - - - - -
Bania Rauniar 800 Bhojpuri 800 - - - - -
 Bania Unai 600 Bhojpuri 600 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 30,000 Maithili 30,000 - - - - 40
 Bantar 60 Maithili 60 - - - - -
 Baramu 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 2,800 Maithili 2,800 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 9,200 Maithili 9,200 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Bhar 1,100 Bhojpuri 1,100 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 300 Awadhi 300 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 47,000 Maithili 47,000 - - - - -
Bhoi Ghogra 700 Bhojpuri 700 - - - - -
 Bhoi Kharbind 11,000 Bhojpuri 11,000 - - - - -
Bhoi Kharot 6,200 Bhojpuri 6,200 - - - - -
 Bhoi Mallah Mewat 3,400 Maithili 3,400 - - - - -
Bhoi Nikhad 2,200 Bhojpuri 2,200 - - - - -
 Bhote 300 Nepali 60 - 200 - - -
 Bind 2,200 Maithili 2,200 - - - - -
 Bote-Majhi 4,300 Bote 4,300 - - 20 - -
 Brahmin Bhumihar 3,100 Maithili 3,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Hill 548,000 Nepali 547,000 - - - - 800
 Brahmin Jijhotia 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 1,600 Maithili 1,600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Khandelwal 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Maha 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 1,600 Maithili 1,600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sanadhya 600 Awadhi 600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sawaria 3,600 Awadhi 3,600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Terai 12,000 Maithili 12,000 - - - - 20
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 85,000 Maithili 85,000 - - 300 - -
 Chamling 20 Chamling 20 - - - - -
 Chepang, Tsepang 200 Chepang 200 - - - - -
 Chhantyal 1,200 Nepali 500 - 600 60 - -
 Chhetri 278,000 Nepali 275,000 - 2,000 300 - 300
 Chidimar 200 Bhojpuri 200 - - - - -
 Danuwar Rai 200 Danuwar 200 - - - - -
 Darai 2,600 Darai 2,600 - - - - -
 Darjee 52,000 Nepali 51,000 - 500 200 - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 2,200 Maithili 2,200 - - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 5,900 Urdu - 5,900 - - - -
Dhandi 2,100 Bhojpuri 2,100 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 1,000 Maithili 1,000 - - - - -
 Dharkar 1,800 Bhojpuri 1,800 - - - - -
 Dhimal 20 Dhimal 20 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 39,000 Maithili 39,000 - - 40 - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 2,400 Urdu - 2,400 - - - -
Dhobi Ajudhyabansi 700 Awadhi 700 - - - - -
 Dhobi Kanaujia 1,800 Awadhi 1,800 - - - - -
 Dom (Muslim traditions) 1,800 Bhojpuri - 1,800 - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Dura 20 Nepali - - 20 - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 45,000 Maithili 45,000 - - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Maithili 1,000 - - - - -
 Gaddi (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Gandharva 1,500 Nepali 1,400 - - 20 - -
 Gangai 70 Nepali 70 - - - - -
 Gharti 9,800 Nepali 9,600 - 40 200 - -
 Gonrhi 70 Bhojpuri 70 - - - - -
 Goriya (Hindu traditions) 200 Awadhi 200 - - - - -
 Gosain 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
Gurung Ghale 300 Ghale, Southern - - 300 - - -
 Gurung Ghaleg 44,000 Gurung 2,700 - 35,000 2,900 - 3,100
 Hajam 8,500 Urdu - 8,500 - - - -
 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) 50,000 Bhojpuri 50,000 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 9,500 Maithili 9,400 - - 80 - -
 Kalwar (Muslim traditions) 1,000 Bhojpuri - 1,000 - - - -
Kalwar Iraqi (Hindu traditions) 500 Bhojpuri 500 - - - - -
Kalwar Iraqi (Muslim traditions) 800 Bhojpuri - 800 - - - -
 Kalwar Jaiswal 1,000 Maithili 1,000 - - - - -
 Kamar 40 Nepali 40 - - - - -
 Kami 156,000 Nepali 152,000 - 1,700 1,900 - 40
 Kandu 1,800 Bhojpuri 1,800 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Maithili 1,000 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 4,400 Maithili 4,400 - - - - -
 Kayastha Sribastab 600 Awadhi 600 - - - - -
 Khas 600 Nepali 500 - 80 - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 200 Awadhi 200 - - - - -
 Khatwa 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 30 Rajbanshi 20 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Maithili 18,000 - - 200 - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 600 Awadhi 600 - - - - -
 Kori 8,700 Awadhi 8,700 - - - - -
Kuchbandia 90 Awadhi 90 - - - - -
 Kumal 47,000 Nepali 46,000 - 500 900 - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Maithili 1,400 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 67,000 Bhojpuri 67,000 - - - - -
 Lhomi, Shing Saapa 20 Lhomi - - 20 - - -
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 31,000 Bhojpuri 31,000 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Maithili 12,000 - - 20 - -
Lohorung 20 Yamphu, Southern 20 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Magar 518,000 Nepali 440,000 - 70,000 7,700 - 800
 Majhi 2,700 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 27,000 - - 300 - -
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Maithili 1,600 - - - - -
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Maithili 1,200 - - - - -
 Manihar 500 Bhojpuri - 500 - - - -
 Mech Unknown Boro - - - - - -
 Miyan 4,700 Urdu - 4,700 - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 3,600 Maithili 3,600 - - - - -
 Moghal 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Munda, Horo 50 Maithili 40 - - - - 20
 Murao (Hindu traditions) 500 Awadhi 500 - - - - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 7,000 Maithili 6,800 - - 200 - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Maithili 19,000 - - 20 - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 600 Bhojpuri 600 - - - - -
 Nat (Muslim traditions) 500 Bhojpuri - 500 - - - -
 Newah 60,000 Newar 50,000 - 9,500 700 - 90
 Oraon, Dhangar 300 Kurux 200 - - - - 50
 Pashtun, Pathan 4,600 Urdu - 4,600 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Bhojpuri 1,400 - - - - -
 Pinjara 3,300 Urdu - 3,300 - - - -
 Qassab 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Qazi 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Rai 2,600 Nepali 1,500 - - 100 - 900
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 200 Rajbanshi 100 - - - - 30
 Rajbhar 6,100 Bhojpuri 6,000 - - 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 Bisen (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu - 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 - - - -
 Rajput Saithwar 600 Bhojpuri 600 - - - - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Rongkup 20 Lepcha - - 20 - - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 300 Santhali 200 - - 30 - 100
 Sarki 49,000 Nepali 48,000 - 400 500 - -
 Sayyid 11,000 Urdu - 11,000 - - - -
 Shaikh 156,000 Urdu - 156,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 1,900 Urdu - 1,900 - - - -
 Sherpa 900 Sherpa - - 900 20 - -
 Silpkar (Hindu traditions) 900 Nepali 900 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Maithili 1,800 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 700 Maithili 700 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 1,200 Sunwar 1,100 - - 50 - -
 Tamang 9,900 Tamang, Eastern 500 - 7,900 1,100 - 400
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Maithili 16,000 - - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 39,000 Maithili 39,000 - - 30 - -
 Teli (Muslim traditions) 1,100 Urdu - 1,100 - - - -
 Thakali 1,700 Nepali 600 - 1,000 50 - -
 Thakuri 29,000 Nepali 28,000 - 200 700 - -
 Thami 100 Thangmi 100 - - - - -
 Tharu Khawas 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
 Tharu unspecified 258,000 Tharu, Dangaura 253,000 - - 4,400 - 20
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Awadhi 1,500 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 145,000 Maithili 145,000 - - 100 - -
 Yadav Dhindhor 6,700 Maithili 6,700 - - - - -
 Yadav Ghosi 1,500 Awadhi 1,500 - - - - -
 Yadav Gola 4,500 Awadhi 4,500 - - - - -
 Yadav Gualbans (Hindu traditions) 30,000 Awadhi 30,000 - - - - -
 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:  189 3,241,000   181 2,843,000 235,000 131,000 23,000 60 7,100