CountryNepal

State:

  

Lumbini

District:

  

Kapilvastu



Number of People Groups

139

Unreached People Groups

135

Total Population

614,000

Buddhist

0.8 %

Christian

0.2 %

Hindu

82.0 %

Muslim

16.9 %

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 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Ahar 1,100 Awadhi 1,100 - - - - -
 Ansari 2,000 Urdu - 2,000 - - - -
 Arakh 60 Awadhi 60 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 5,800 Maithili 5,800 - - - - -
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 700 Nepali 700 - - - - -
 Baha'i 20 Nepali - - - - - 20
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Maithili 1,000 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 3,900 Nepali 3,900 - - - - -
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Maithili 1,400 - - - - -
 Bania 8,800 Maithili 8,800 - - - - -
 Bania, Agarwal 2,000 Bhojpuri 2,000 - - - - -
 Bania, Agrahari 600 Bhojpuri 600 - - - - -
 Bania, Kasaundhan 500 Bhojpuri 500 - - - - -
 Bania, Mahur 200 Bhojpuri 200 - - - - -
 Barhamu 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Maithili 1,700 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 2,700 Maithili 2,700 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 600 Awadhi 600 - - - - -
 Bhar 400 Bhojpuri 400 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 200 Awadhi 200 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Maithili 12,000 - - - - -
 Bhote 60 Nepali - - 50 - - -
 Bhotia, Sherpa 200 Sherpa - - 200 - - -
 Bote-Majhi 40 Bote 40 - - - - -
 Brahmin 54,000 Nepali 54,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Bhumihar 1,400 Maithili 1,400 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gaur 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
Brahmin, Hill 47,000 Nepali 47,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Kanaujia 900 Maithili 900 - - - - -
Brahmin, Khandelwal 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Maha 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Sakaldwipi 900 Maithili 900 - - - - -
Brahmin, Sanadhya 400 Awadhi 400 - - - - -
Brahmin, Saraswat 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Sawaria 1,700 Awadhi 1,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Terai 6,900 Maithili 6,900 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 20,000 Maithili 20,000 - - 60 - -
 Chepang, Tsepang 40 Chepang 40 - - - - -
 Chhantyal 30 Nepali - - 30 - - -
 Chhetri 23,000 Nepali 22,000 - 500 20 - -
 Chidimar 100 Bhojpuri 100 - - - - -
 Danuwar Rai 20 Danuwar 20 - - - - -
 Darjee 3,200 Nepali 3,100 - 60 30 - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Maithili 1,200 - - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 2,100 Urdu - 2,100 - - - -
Dhandi 600 Bhojpuri 600 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Dharkar 200 Bhojpuri 200 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Maithili 12,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
 Dosadh (Hindu traditions) 21,000 Maithili 21,000 - - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Gaddi 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Gandharva 90 Nepali 90 - - - - -
 Gharti 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Goriya (Hindu traditions) 100 Awadhi 100 - - - - -
 Gosain 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Gurung 1,300 Gurung - - 900 40 - 300
 Hajam 4,100 Urdu - 4,100 - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Maithili 3,500 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Bhojpuri 17,000 - - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Maithili 3,500 - - - - -
 Kami 9,900 Nepali 9,300 - 500 70 - -
 Kandu 1,100 Bhojpuri 1,100 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Maithili 1,700 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 100 Awadhi 100 - - - - -
 Khatwa Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Maithili 1,800 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 500 Awadhi 500 - - - - -
 Kori 7,400 Awadhi 7,400 - - - - -
Kuchbandia 80 Awadhi 80 - - - - -
 Kumal 900 Nepali 900 - - 20 - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 35,000 Bhojpuri 35,000 - - - - -
 Lhomi, Shing Saapa 20 Lhomi - - 20 - - -
 Limbu 90 Limbu 90 - - - - -
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Bhojpuri 2,000 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Maithili 3,500 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Magar 20,000 Nepali 18,000 - 1,600 300 - -
 Majhi 500 Maithili 400 - - - - 40
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 700 Maithili 700 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 3,700 Maithili 3,700 - - - - -
 Manihar 200 Bhojpuri - 200 - - - -
 Mech Unknown Bodo - - - - - -
Miyan 1,100 Urdu - 1,100 - - - -
 Moghal 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Munda, Horo 20 Maithili - - - - - -
 Murao (Hindu traditions) 400 Awadhi 400 - - - - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 60 Maithili 60 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 6,200 Maithili 6,200 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 300 Bhojpuri 300 - - - - -
 Nat (Muslim traditions) 50 Bhojpuri - 50 - - - -
 Newah 1,900 Newar 1,400 - 500 - - -
 Oraon, Dhangar 70 Kurux, Nepali 60 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 2,400 Urdu - 2,400 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 600 Bhojpuri 600 - - - - -
 Pinjara 1,300 Urdu - 1,300 - - - -
 Qassab 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Rai 200 Nepali 60 - - 20 - 200
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 60 Rajbanshi 60 - - - - -
 Rajbhar 200 Bhojpuri 200 - - - - -
Rajdhob Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
Raji 20 Raji 20 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 11,000 Urdu - 11,000 - - - -
Rajput Ponwar (Muslim traditions) 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
 Rajput, Bais (Muslim traditions) 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
 Rajput, Chauhan (Muslim traditions) 1,500 Urdu - 1,500 - - - -
 Rajput, Nau 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Santal, Hor 20 Santhali - - - - - -
 Sarki 900 Nepali 900 - - - - -
 Sayyid 3,200 Urdu - 3,200 - - - -
 Shaikh 69,000 Urdu - 69,000 - - - -
 Silpkar (Hindu traditions) 700 Nepali 700 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 50 Sunwar 50 - - - - -
 Tamang 300 Tamang, Eastern - - 300 20 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 5,900 Maithili 5,900 - - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Maithili 10,000 - - - - -
 Teli (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Thakali 80 Nepali 20 - 60 - - -
 Thakuri 2,900 Nepali 2,800 - - 30 - -
 Tharu 68,000 Tharu, Dangaura 67,000 - - 400 - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 56,000 Maithili 56,000 - - - - -
 Yakha 90 Yakkha 60 - 30 - - -
Yehlmo Unknown Helambu Sherpa - - - - - -
  Totals:  139 614,000   135 504,000 104,000 4,800 1,100 10 600
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