CountryNepal

State:

  

Lumbini

District:

  

Nawalparasi



Number of People Groups

131

Unreached People Groups

127

Total Population

733,000

Buddhist

5.0 %

Christian

1.5 %

Hindu

89.9 %

Muslim

3.2 %

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
 Ansari 1,500 Urdu - 1,500 - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Maithili 1,400 - - - - -
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 800 Nepali 800 - - - - -
 Baha'i Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
Bahelia (Muslim traditions) 400 Bhojpuri - 400 - - - -
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 4,800 Nepali 4,800 - - - - -
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Bania 5,500 Maithili 5,500 - - - - -
 Bania, Agarwal 1,200 Bhojpuri 1,200 - - - - -
 Bania, Agrahari 400 Bhojpuri 400 - - - - -
 Bania, Kasaundhan 300 Bhojpuri 300 - - - - -
Bania, Rauniar 200 Bhojpuri 200 - - - - -
 Bania, Unai 100 Bhojpuri 100 - - - - -
Barhamu 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Maithili 1,500 - - - - -
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 30 Awadhi 30 - - - - -
 Bhar 60 Bhojpuri 60 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Maithili 11,000 - - - - -
 Bhote 100 Nepali 40 - 60 - - -
 Bhotia, Sherpa 100 Sherpa - - 100 - - -
 Bind 1,900 Maithili 1,900 - - - - -
 Bote-Majhi 2,100 Bote 2,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin 115,000 Nepali 115,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Bhumihar 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gaur 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
Brahmin, Hill 109,000 Nepali 109,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Jijhotia 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Kanaujia 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Sakaldwipi 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
Brahmin, Sanadhya 80 Awadhi 80 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Sawaria 200 Awadhi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Terai 1,100 Maithili 1,100 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 24,000 Maithili 24,000 - - - - -
 Chepang, Tsepang 100 Chepang 100 - - - - -
 Chhantyal 60 Nepali 20 - 40 - - -
 Chhetri 39,000 Nepali 38,000 - - 200 - -
 Danuwar Rai 30 Danuwar 30 - - - - -
 Darai 4,000 Darai 2,000 - - - - -
 Darjee 11,000 Nepali 11,000 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
Dhandi 100 Bhojpuri 100 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 70 Maithili 70 - - - - -
 Dharkar 700 Bhojpuri 700 - - - - -
 Dhimal 20 Dhimal 20 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 5,300 Maithili 5,300 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Dom (Muslim traditions) 1,100 Bhojpuri - 1,100 - - - -
 Dosadh (Hindu traditions) 5,000 Maithili 5,000 - - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 60 Maithili 60 - - - - -
 Gaddi 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
Gandharva 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Gangai 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
 Gharti 1,600 Nepali 1,500 - - 80 - -
 Gurung 15,000 Gurung 2,000 - 12,000 1,000 - 300
Gurung Ghale 200 Ghale, Southern - - 200 - - -
 Hajam 1,500 Urdu - 1,500 - - - -
Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Maithili 1,600 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 6,300 Bhojpuri 6,300 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Maithili 1,300 - - 80 - -
 Kalwar (Muslim traditions) 400 Bhojpuri - 400 - - - -
 Kamar 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Kami 26,000 Nepali 25,000 - 100 900 - 40
 Kandu 100 Bhojpuri 100 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Khas 500 Nepali 400 - 60 - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 30 Awadhi 30 - - - - -
 Khatwa 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 6,100 Maithili 6,000 - - 100 - -
 Kumal 14,000 Nepali 13,000 - 90 500 - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 700 Maithili 700 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 5,700 Bhojpuri 5,700 - - - - -
 Limbu 100 Limbu - - 100 - - -
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 30 Bhojpuri 30 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Maithili 1,900 - - - - -
Lohorung Unknown Yamphu, Southern - - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
 Magar 108,000 Nepali 87,000 - 18,000 3,100 - 300
 Majhi 500 Maithili 500 - - 40 - 20
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 2,900 Maithili 2,700 - - 200 - -
 Manihar 80 Bhojpuri - 80 - - - -
Miyan 600 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
 Moghal 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Murao (Hindu traditions) 50 Awadhi 50 - - - - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 4,300 Maithili 4,200 - - 100 - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 3,200 Maithili 3,200 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 100 Bhojpuri 100 - - - - -
 Newah 12,000 Newar 10,000 - 1,600 300 - -
 Oraon, Dhangar 60 Kurux, Nepali 50 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 200 Bhojpuri 200 - - - - -
 Pinjara 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Qassab 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
 Qazi 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Rai 900 Nepali 500 - - 50 - 300
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 40 Rajbanshi 30 - - - - -
 Rajbhar 4,300 Bhojpuri 4,200 - - 90 - -
Rajdhob 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 700 Maithili 700 - - - - -
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 1,300 Urdu - 1,300 - - - -
 Rajput, Saithwar 100 Bhojpuri 100 - - - - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Santal, Hor 100 Santhali 90 - - - - 40
 Sarki 4,300 Nepali 4,200 - 30 100 - -
 Sayyid 1,300 Urdu - 1,300 - - - -
 Shaikh 9,700 Urdu - 9,700 - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 50 Maithili 50 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 400 Sunwar 400 - - 40 - -
 Tamang 6,000 Tamang, Eastern 400 - 4,500 800 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 800 Maithili 800 - - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Maithili 11,000 - - - - -
 Teli (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Thakali 200 Nepali 100 - 60 - - -
 Thakuri 7,400 Nepali 7,000 - - 400 - -
 Tharu 94,000 Tharu, Dangaura 91,000 - - 2,400 - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Maithili 19,000 - - 100 - -
 Yakha 300 Yakkha 300 - - - - -
Yehlmo 60 Helambu Sherpa 40 - 20 - - -
  Totals:  131 733,000   127 659,000 23,000 37,000 11,000 10 1,000
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