CountryNepal

State:

  

Lumbini

District:

  

Rupandehi



Number of People Groups

164

Unreached People Groups

158

Total Population

1,019,000

Buddhist

3.9 %

Christian

0.6 %

Hindu

88.5 %

Muslim

6.9 %

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 Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Ansari 1,900 Urdu - 1,900 - - - -
 Arakh 30 Awadhi 30 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Maithili 1,600 - - - - -
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 900 Nepali 900 - - - - -
Bahelia (Muslim traditions) 400 Bhojpuri - 400 - - - -
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Maithili 1,200 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 4,600 Nepali 4,600 - - - - 30
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Maithili 1,700 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 3,000 Bhojpuri 3,000 - - - - 20
 Bania Agrahari 600 Bhojpuri 600 - - - - -
 Bania Kasaundhan 800 Bhojpuri 800 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 900 Bhojpuri 900 - - - - -
Bania Rauniar 500 Bhojpuri 500 - - - - -
 Bania Unai 400 Bhojpuri 400 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 14,000 Maithili 14,000 - - - - 40
 Bantar 50 Maithili 50 - - - - -
 Barhamu 40 Nepali 40 - - - - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 3,700 Maithili 3,700 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 500 Awadhi 500 - - - - -
 Bhar 500 Bhojpuri 500 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 60 Awadhi 60 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Maithili 22,000 - - - - -
Bhoi Ghogra 400 Bhojpuri 400 - - - - -
Bhoi Kharbind 5,400 Bhojpuri 5,400 - - - - -
Bhoi Kharot 3,900 Bhojpuri 3,900 - - - - -
Bhoi Nikhad 1,000 Bhojpuri 1,000 - - - - -
 Bhote 30 Nepali - - 30 - - -
 Bhotia, Sherpa 400 Sherpa - - 400 - - -
 Bind 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Bote-Majhi 30 Bote 30 - - - - -
 Brahmin Bhumihar 1,100 Maithili 1,100 - - - - -
Brahmin Gaur 60 Maithili 60 - - - - -
Brahmin Hill 136,000 Nepali 136,000 - - - - 70
 Brahmin Jijhotia 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
Brahmin Khandelwal 60 Maithili 60 - - - - -
 Brahmin Maha 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
Brahmin Sanadhya 60 Awadhi 60 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sawaria 1,200 Awadhi 1,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Terai 4,700 Maithili 4,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 141,000 Nepali 141,000 - - - - 70
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 32,000 Maithili 32,000 - - 200 - -
Chamling 20 Chamling 20 - - - - -
 Chepang, Tsepang 20 Chepang 20 - - - - -
 Chhantyal 500 Nepali 300 - 200 40 - -
 Chhetri 60,000 Nepali 59,000 - 500 80 - 50
 Chidimar 60 Bhojpuri 60 - - - - -
 Danuwar Rai 100 Danuwar 100 - - - - -
 Darai 90 Darai 90 - - - - -
 Darjee 9,700 Nepali 9,400 - 100 100 - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 1,500 Urdu - 1,500 - - - -
Devhar Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
Dhandi 1,100 Bhojpuri 1,100 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Dharkar 700 Bhojpuri 700 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Maithili 17,000 - - 40 - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Dom (Muslim traditions) 400 Bhojpuri - 400 - - - -
 Dosadh (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Maithili 12,000 - - - - -
 Dura Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
Gandharva 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
 Gangai 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Gharti 700 Nepali 700 - - 40 - -
 Gonrhi 60 Bhojpuri 60 - - - - -
 Goriya (Hindu traditions) 20 Awadhi 20 - - - - -
 Gosain 90 Maithili 90 - - - - -
 Gurung 17,000 Gurung - - 15,000 1,400 - 1,100
Gurung Ghale 70 Nepali - - 70 - - -
 Hajam 1,600 Urdu - 1,600 - - - -
Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Maithili 3,500 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Bhojpuri 19,000 - - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 4,000 Maithili 4,000 - - - - -
 Kalwar (Muslim traditions) 400 Bhojpuri - 400 - - - -
Kalwar Iraqi 300 Bhojpuri - 300 - - - -
Kalwar Iraqi 400 Bhojpuri 400 - - - - -
Kalwar Jaiswal 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Kamar 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Kami 26,000 Nepali 25,000 - 500 400 - -
 Kandu 300 Bhojpuri 300 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Maithili 1,800 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 40 Awadhi 40 - - - - -
 Khatwa 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 20 Rajbanshi 20 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 7,700 Maithili 7,700 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 20 Awadhi 20 - - - - -
 Kori Unknown Awadhi - - - - - -
 Kumal 3,800 Nepali 3,700 - 30 90 - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Bhojpuri 17,000 - - - - -
 Lepcha, Lapche Unknown Lepcha - - - - - -
 Limbu 200 Limbu 100 - - - - 30
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 25,000 Bhojpuri 25,000 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 4,500 Maithili 4,500 - - 20 - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Magar 91,000 Nepali 73,000 - 17,000 1,200 - 300
 Majhi 1,200 Maithili 1,000 - - 20 - 100
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Maithili 17,000 - - 60 - -
 Manihar 100 Bhojpuri - 100 - - - -
Miyan 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Moghal 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
 Munda, Horo 30 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Murao (Hindu traditions) 60 Awadhi 60 - - - - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Maithili 1,500 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 6,800 Maithili 6,800 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 200 Bhojpuri 200 - - - - -
 Nat (Muslim traditions) 400 Bhojpuri - 400 - - - -
 Newah 18,000 Newar 15,000 - 3,200 100 - 20
 Oraon, Dhangar 80 Kurux, Nepali 60 - - - - -
 Pashtun Northern 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 400 Bhojpuri 400 - - - - -
 Pinjara 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Qassab 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Qazi 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Rai 900 Nepali 600 - - 40 - 200
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 20 Rajbanshi 20 - - - - -
 Rajbhar 700 Bhojpuri 700 - - - - -
Rajdhob 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Maithili 1,000 - - - - -
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
 Rajput Bais (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Rajput Saithwar 400 Bhojpuri 400 - - - - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
 Santal, Hor 80 Santhali 50 - - - - 20
 Sarki 4,100 Nepali 4,000 - - 60 - -
 Sayyid 4,700 Urdu - 4,700 - - - -
 Shaikh 53,000 Urdu - 53,000 - - - -
Shaikh Qureshi 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 300 Sunwar 300 - - - - -
 Tamang 1,700 Tamang, Eastern - - 1,600 100 - 40
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 6,600 Maithili 6,600 - - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Maithili 12,000 - - 30 - -
 Teli (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Thakali 1,000 Nepali 300 - 600 30 - -
 Thakuri 6,400 Nepali 6,200 - 100 100 - -
 Thami 80 Thangmi 80 - - - - -
 Tharu 82,000 Tharu, Dangaura 81,000 - - 1,300 - -
Tharu Khawas 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 63,000 Maithili 63,000 - - 20 - -
Yadav Dhindhor 1,800 Maithili 1,800 - - - - -
Yadav Gola 1,200 Awadhi 1,200 - - - - -
Yadav Gualbans 5,800 Awadhi 5,800 - - - - -
Yadav Rawat 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Yakha 200 Yakkha 80 - 200 - - -
  Totals:  164 1,019,000   158 901,000 70,000 39,000 5,700 20 2,100
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