Country:

Nepal

State: Sagarmatha
District: All

Number of People Groups

166

Unreached People Groups

158

Total Population

2,039,000

Buddhist

6.9 %

Christian

0.8 %

Hindu

80.2 %

Muslim

4.9 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

6.9 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Abdul 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
 Adibasi Janajati 50 Nepali 50 - - - - -
 Amat 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Ansari 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 7,800 Maithili 7,800 - - - - -
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 700 Nepali 700 - - - - -
 Baha'i Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
Bahing 2,300 Bahing 2,000 - 100 - - 200
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Nepali 16,000 - 2,000 - - -
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Maithili 1,600 - - - - -
 Bania 21,000 Maithili 21,000 - - - - 200
 Bania Agarwal 1,100 Bhojpuri 1,000 - - - - 80
Bania Khatri 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
Bania Rauniar 200 Bhojpuri 200 - - - - -
 Bantar 15,000 Maithili 14,000 - 800 - - 80
Bantawa 200 Bantawa 200 - - - - 20
 Baramu 50 Nepali 50 - - - - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Maithili 1,700 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 2,000 Urdu - 2,000 - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Maithili 15,000 - - - - -
Bhoi Kamti 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
Bhoi Kharot 300 Bhojpuri 300 - - - - -
 Bhote 100 Nepali - - 100 - - -
 Bind 2,000 Maithili 2,000 - - - - -
 Bote-Majhi 200 Bote 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin 76,000 Nepali 73,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Bhumihar 4,400 Maithili 4,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Brahmin Hill 64,000 Nepali 62,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Khandelwal 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 800 Maithili 800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Terai 11,000 Maithili 11,000 - - - - 30
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 60,000 Maithili 60,000 - 600 - - -
Chamling 3,000 Chamling 700 - - - - 2,300
 Chepang, Tsepang 40 Chepang 20 - 20 - - -
 Chhetri 167,000 Nepali 159,000 - 4,300 70 - 200
Churaute 400 Nepali - 400 - - - -
 Danuwar Rai 19,000 Danuwar 19,000 - 80 40 - 20
 Darai 40 Darai 40 - - - - -
 Darjee 22,000 Nepali 21,000 - 300 100 - 30
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 900 Urdu - 900 - - - -
Devhar 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
Dhandi Unknown Bhojpuri - - - - - -
 Dhanuk 61,000 Maithili 61,000 - - - - -
Dhanuk Dhankar 3,500 Maithili 3,500 - - - - -
 Dharkar 50 Bhojpuri 50 - - - - -
 Dhimal 1,000 Dhimal 1,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 11,000 Maithili 11,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 3,400 Maithili 3,400 - - - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 30,000 Maithili 30,000 - - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 800 Maithili 800 - - - - -
Gandharb (Hindu traditions) 50 Maithili 50 - - - - -
 Gangai 30 Nepali - - 20 - - -
 Gharti 12,000 Nepali 11,000 - 200 70 - 200
 Gonrhi 200 Bhojpuri 200 - - - - -
 Gurung 5,700 Gurung - - 5,600 50 - 40
Gurung Ghale 400 Ghale, Southern - - 400 - - -
 Hadi 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Hajam 1,000 Urdu - 1,000 - - - -
 Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 24,000 Maithili 24,000 - - - - -
Halwai Maira 800 Maithili 800 - - - - -
 Hayu 90 Wayu 40 - 50 - - -
 Jirel 60 Jirel - - 60 - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 600 Bhojpuri 600 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 8,100 Maithili 8,100 - - - - -
 Kalwar Jaiswal 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Kamar 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
 Kami 45,000 Nepali 41,000 - 2,900 500 - -
 Kandu 3,100 Bhojpuri 3,100 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Kawar 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 3,900 Maithili 3,900 - - - - -
Kayastha Karan 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
Khaling 400 Khaling 90 - 40 - - 300
 Khas Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Khatwa 49,000 Maithili 47,000 - 1,300 - - 200
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 70 Rajbanshi 70 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 43,000 Maithili 43,000 - - - - -
Kulung 8,800 Kulung 900 - 800 - - 7,100
 Kumal 800 Nepali 600 - 100 - - 20
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 7,700 Maithili 7,700 - - - - -
Kumhar Magahia 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Bhojpuri 3,500 - - - - -
Kusunda Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Lhomi, Shing Saapa 20 Lhomi - - 20 - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 2,900 Maithili 2,900 - - - - -
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Magar 81,000 Nepali 63,000 - 17,000 1,400 - 800
 Majhi 6,400 Maithili 5,700 - - 100 - 500
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Maithili 1,000 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 28,000 Maithili 28,000 - 90 - - -
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) 800 Maithili 800 - - - - -
Mallah Dhawa (Muslim traditions) 900 Maithili 900 - - - - -
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Maithili 1,100 - - - - -
 Mech 200 Boro 200 - - - - -
Miyan 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
 Munda, Horo 70 Maithili 70 - - - - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 77,000 Maithili 76,000 - 900 100 - 100
Nachhiring 5,300 Nachering 900 - - - - 4,200
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Maithili 18,000 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 100 Bhojpuri 100 - - - - -
 Newah 38,000 Newar 29,000 - 7,800 400 - 100
 Oraon, Dhangar 3,000 Kurux, Nepali 2,900 - - 20 - 100
 Pahari 80 Nepali 50 - 30 - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Pinjara 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
 Qassab 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
 Qazi 1,000 Urdu - 1,000 - - - -
 Rai 159,000 Nepali 32,000 - - 7,900 - 119,000
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 100 Rajbanshi 90 - - - - 30
 Rajbhar 900 Bhojpuri 900 - - - - -
Rajdhob 11,000 Maithili 11,000 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 5,700 Maithili 5,700 - - - - -
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 90 Maithili 90 - - - - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Rongkup 60 Lepcha 30 - 30 - - -
Sampang 200 Sampang 50 - 30 - - 200
 Santal, Hor 100 Santhali 50 - - - - 60
 Sarki 20,000 Nepali 19,000 - 80 300 - -
 Sayyid 6,700 Urdu - 6,700 - - - -
 Shaikh 80,000 Urdu - 80,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 1,300 Urdu - 1,300 - - - -
 Sherpa 28,000 Sherpa - - 27,000 400 - 1,000
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 5,100 Maithili 5,100 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 19,000 Maithili 19,000 - 80 30 - 200
 Sunuwar 11,000 Sunwar 9,700 - 700 100 - 200
 Tamang 60,000 Tamang, Eastern 3,000 - 54,000 2,700 - 300
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Maithili 12,000 - - - - -
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 80 Urdu - 80 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Maithili 22,000 - 100 - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 74,000 Maithili 74,000 - - 20 - -
 Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) 6,800 Maithili 6,800 - - - - -
 Thakali 70 Nepali - - 60 - - -
 Thakuri 2,900 Nepali 2,700 - 100 - - -
 Thami 300 Thangmi 300 - 20 - - -
 Tharu 117,000 Tharu, Kathariya 103,000 - 12,000 1,100 - 1,300
Tharu Khawas 40 Nepali 40 - - - - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
Thulung 1,400 Thulung 700 - - - - 800
 Tibetan, Bhotia 80 Tibetan, Central - - 80 - - -
 Valmiki, Balmiki (Hindu traditions) 300 Awadhi 300 - - - - -
 Walang 20 Walungge - - 20 - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 241,000 Maithili 241,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Dhindhor 1,400 Maithili 1,400 - - - - -
Yadav Gaoli 23,000 Maithili 23,000 - - - - -
Yadav Rawat 1,400 Maithili 1,400 - - - - -
 Yakha 200 Yakkha 40 - 50 - - 70
 Yakthumba, Limbu 1,300 Limbu 200 - 600 20 - 500
Yamphu 20 Yamphu - - 20 - - -
 Yehlmo 60 Hyolmo 40 - 20 - - -
  Totals:  166 2,039,000   158 1,634,000 99,000 140,000 15,000 0 141,000
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