CountryNepal

State:

  

Mechi

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Number of People Groups

139

Unreached People Groups

133

Total Population

1,622,000

Buddhist

7.9 %

Christian

1.7 %

Hindu

67.5 %

Muslim

1.4 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

21.4 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
Adibasi Janajati 400 Nepali 400 - - - - -
 Ansari 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 400 Nepali 400 - - - - -
 Baha'i 40 Nepali - - - - - 40
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 50 Maithili 50 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Nepali 15,000 - - - - 600
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) 4,000 Maithili 4,000 - - - - -
 Bania 3,700 Maithili 3,500 - - - - 200
 Bania, Agarwal 800 Bhojpuri 800 - - - - 40
 Bania, Mahesri 80 Marwari 80 - - - - -
 Bania, Oswal 90 Marwari 60 - - - - 30
 Bantar 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
Bantawa 700 Bantawa 200 - 500 - - -
Bardai 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 900 Maithili 900 - - - - -
 Bhote 900 Nepali 100 - 800 - - -
 Bhotia, Sherpa 17,000 Sherpa - - 16,000 600 - 300
 Bind 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Bote-Majhi 600 Bote 500 - 30 - - -
 Brahmin 258,000 Nepali 244,000 - - - - 15,000
 Brahmin, Bhumihar 800 Maithili 800 - - - - -
Brahmin, Hill 255,000 Nepali 241,000 - - - - 15,000
 Brahmin, Terai 3,500 Maithili 3,500 - - - - 50
Byansi 100 Humla 100 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
Chamling 500 Chamling 200 - 300 - - -
 Chepang, Tsepang 20 Chepang 20 - - - - -
 Chhantyal 80 Nepali 80 - - - - -
 Chhetri 195,000 Nepali 192,000 - 1,500 100 - 600
 Christian unspecified Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
Churaute 1,200 Nepali 30 1,200 - - - -
 Danuwar Rai 2,500 Danuwar 2,500 - 40 - - -
 Darai 20 Darai 20 - - - - -
 Darjee 25,000 Nepali 24,000 - 800 200 - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
Devhar 60 Nepali 60 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 2,200 Maithili 2,200 - - - - -
 Dhimal 8,700 Dhimal 8,700 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Dosadh (Hindu traditions) 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
Gandharva 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Gangai 10,000 Nepali 10,000 - 100 - - -
 Gharti 9,700 Nepali 9,100 - 600 50 - 30
 Gurung 25,000 Gurung 2,300 - 22,000 700 - 1,000
Gurung Ghale 60 Ghale, Southern - - 60 - - -
 Hadi 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Hajam 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Maithili 2,500 - - - - -
 Hayu 100 Wayu 100 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
 Jirel 40 Jirel 40 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 100 Bhojpuri 100 - - - - -
 Kaibartta 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Maithili 1,000 - - - - -
 Kamar 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Kami 44,000 Nepali 42,000 - 800 700 - -
 Kandu 500 Bhojpuri 500 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Kawar 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Maithili 1,100 - - - - -
Khaling 300 Khaling 50 - 300 - - -
Khambu 600 Nepali 600 - - - - -
 Khas 700 Nepali 500 - 300 - - -
 Khatwa 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Kisan 1,000 Kurux 1,000 - - 30 - -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Rajbanshi 1,000 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Maithili 1,200 - - - - -
Kulung 800 Kulung 200 - 600 - - -
 Kumal 2,900 Nepali 2,600 - 300 80 - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 70 Maithili 70 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Bhojpuri 1,600 - - - - -
Kusunda Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Lepcha, Lapche 2,900 Lepcha 70 - 2,700 100 - -
 Lhomi, Shing Saapa Unknown Lhomi - - - - - -
 Limbu 224,000 Limbu 16,000 - 9,800 5,500 - 194,000
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 30 Bhojpuri 30 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
Lohorung 100 Yamphu, Southern - - - - - 100
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Maithili 1,200 - - - - -
 Magar 39,000 Nepali 31,000 - 6,600 1,100 - 700
 Majhi 7,400 Maithili 7,200 - - - - 200
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 1,900 Maithili 1,900 - - - - -
 Mech 4,000 Bodo 3,900 - - 80 - 40
Mewahang 900 Mewahang, Western 300 - 30 - - 600
 Munda, Horo 500 Maithili 500 - - 30 - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 3,100 Maithili 3,100 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 2,900 Maithili 2,900 - - - - -
 Namassej 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 30 Bhojpuri 30 - - - - -
 Newah 41,000 Newar 30,000 - 9,600 400 - 200
 Oraon, Dhangar 1,700 Kurux, Nepali 1,700 - - 50 - 20
 Pahari 20 Nepali - - 20 - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Pinjara 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Qazi 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Rai 135,000 Nepali 17,000 - 70 6,100 - 111,000
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 71,000 Rajbanshi 64,000 - - 4,600 - 2,500
 Rajbhar Unknown Bhojpuri - - - - - -
Raji 100 Raji 100 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 600 Maithili 600 - - - - 20
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Raute 100 Raute 100 - - - - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
Sampang 400 Sampang 50 - 300 - - 30
 Santal, Hor 30,000 Santhali 26,000 - - 1,500 - 2,000
Sarbaria 300 Nepali 200 - - - - 40
 Sarki 8,300 Nepali 7,200 - 700 300 - 60
 Sayyid 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
 Shaikh 17,000 Urdu - 17,000 - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Maithili 1,000 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Maithili 1,200 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 9,200 Sunwar 6,700 - 700 400 - 1,500
 Tajpuriya 12,000 Rajbanshi 12,000 - 20 - - 90
 Tamang 61,000 Tamang, Eastern 7,600 - 48,000 4,400 - 700
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Maithili 1,000 - - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 5,800 Maithili 5,800 - - - - -
 Thakali 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Thakuri 800 Nepali 800 - - - - -
 Thami 1,100 Thangmi 800 - - - - 300
 Tharu 10,000 Tharu, Dangaura 9,700 - - 600 - -
Thulung 200 Thulung 100 - 80 - - 30
Tokpegola 1,300 Sherpa - - 1,300 - - -
Walang 1,100 Walungge 200 - 700 - - 200
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 5,000 Maithili 5,000 - - - - -
 Yakha 3,000 Yakkha 800 - 90 40 - 2,100
Yamphu 600 Yamphu 30 - 600 - - -
Yehlmo 1,300 Helambu Sherpa - - 1,300 - - -
  Totals:  139 1,622,000   133 1,095,000 23,000 128,000 27,000 70 348,000
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