Country:

Nepal

Province / State: Sagarmatha
District: All

Number of People Groups

161

Unreached People Groups

153

Total Population

2,355,000

Buddhist

7.3 %

Christian

0.8 %

Hindu

79.0 %

Muslim

5.2 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

7.8 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Abdul 80 Urdu ☀︎ - 80 - - - -
 Adibasi Janajati 60 Nepali ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
 Amat 300 Maithili ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Ansari 1,700 Urdu ☀︎ - 1,700 - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 9,600 Maithili 9,600 - - - - -
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 600 Urdu ☀︎ - 600 - - - -
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 800 Nepali ☀︎ 800 - - - - -
 Baha'i Unknown Nepali ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Bahing 2,800 Bahing ☀︎ 2,400 - 200 - - 300
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Nepali ☀︎ 20,000 - 2,400 - - 200
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Maithili 2,000 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 1,300 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 1,200 - - - - 90
Bania Khatri 300 Maithili ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Bania Rauniar 200 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 22,000 Maithili ☀︎ 22,000 - - - - 200
 Bantar 19,000 Maithili ☀︎ 18,000 - 1,000 - - 90
 Bantawa 300 Bantawa ☀︎ 300 - - - - 20
 Baramu 70 Nepali 70 - - - - -
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 400 Maithili ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Maithili ☀︎ 2,100 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 2,400 Urdu ☀︎ - 2,400 - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Maithili ☀︎ 16,000 - - - - -
Bhoi Kamti 700 Maithili ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
Bhoi Kharot 400 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Bhoi Mallah Mewat 2,000 Maithili ☀︎ 2,000 - - - - -
 Bhote 100 Nepali - - 100 - - -
 Bind 2,500 Maithili ☀︎ 2,500 - - - - -
 Bote-Majhi 200 Bote 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Bhumihar 5,400 Maithili ☀︎ 5,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 700 Maithili ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Hill 81,000 Nepali ☀︎ 77,000 - - - - 3,200
 Brahmin Joshi 300 Maithili ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 500 Maithili ☀︎ 500 - - - - -
 Brahmin Khandelwal 200 Maithili ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Radhi 1,000 Maithili ☀︎ 1,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 200 Maithili ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 400 Maithili ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Terai 10,000 Maithili ☀︎ 10,000 - - - - 200
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 71,000 Maithili 71,000 - 700 - - -
 Chamling 3,700 Chamling ☀︎ 800 - - - - 2,900
 Chepang, Tsepang 40 Chepang 20 - 20 - - -
 Chhetri 202,000 Nepali 193,000 - 5,300 80 - 4,500
Churaute 400 Nepali ☀︎ - 400 - - - -
 Danuwar Rai 24,000 Danuwar 24,000 - 90 50 - 20
 Darai 40 Darai 40 - - - - -
 Darjee 27,000 Nepali 26,000 - 400 100 - 30
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 300 Maithili ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 1,100 Urdu ☀︎ - 1,100 - - - -
Dhandi 20 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 20 - - - - -
 Dhanuk 76,000 Maithili ☀︎ 76,000 - - - - -
 Dhanuk Dhankar 4,300 Maithili ☀︎ 4,300 - - - - -
 Dharkar 60 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 60 - - - - -
 Dhimal 1,200 Dhimal 1,200 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Maithili ☀︎ 13,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 700 Urdu ☀︎ - 700 - - - -
 Dom (Hindu traditions) 4,200 Maithili ☀︎ 4,200 - - - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 37,000 Maithili ☀︎ 37,000 - - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 900 Maithili ☀︎ 900 - - - - -
 Gangai 40 Nepali ☀︎ 20 - 20 - - -
 Gharti 14,000 Nepali 14,000 - 300 80 - 300
 Gonrhi 300 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
Gurung Ghale 500 Ghale, Southern - - 500 - - -
 Gurung Ghaleg 7,000 Gurung - - 6,900 50 - 50
 Hadi 300 Maithili ☀︎ 300 - - - - -
 Hajam 1,200 Urdu ☀︎ - 1,200 - - - -
 Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) 700 Maithili 700 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 30,000 Maithili ☀︎ 30,000 - - - - -
Halwai Maira 900 Maithili ☀︎ 900 - - - - -
 Hayu 100 Wayu 40 - 60 - - -
 Jirel 60 Jirel - - 60 - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 700 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 700 Maithili ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 8,700 Maithili 8,700 - - - - -
 Kalwar Jaiswal 400 Maithili ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
Kalwar Sunri 900 Maithili ☀︎ 900 - - - - -
 Kamar 40 Nepali ☀︎ 40 - - - - -
 Kami 55,000 Nepali 51,000 - 3,600 600 - -
 Kandu 3,800 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 3,800 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili ☀︎ 200 - - - - -
 Kawar 400 Maithili ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 4,800 Maithili 4,800 - - - - -
 Khaling 500 Khaling ☀︎ 100 - 40 - - 300
 Khas Unknown Nepali ☀︎ - - - - - -
 Khatwa 60,000 Maithili ☀︎ 58,000 - 1,500 - - 300
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 80 Rajbanshi 80 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 53,000 Maithili 53,000 - - - - -
 Kulung 11,000 Kulung (Nepal) 1,100 - 1,000 - - 8,800
 Kumal 1,000 Nepali 800 - 200 - - 20
 Kumhar (Kusavar) (Hindu traditions) 9,500 Maithili 9,500 - - - - -
 Kumhar Magahia 600 Maithili ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 4,300 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 4,300 - - - - -
 Lhomi, Shing Saapa 20 Lhomi - - 20 - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 3,600 Maithili ☀︎ 3,600 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 600 Maithili ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
 Magar 101,000 Nepali 77,000 - 21,000 1,700 - 1,000
 Majhi 7,900 Nepali 7,100 - - 100 - 700
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 600 Maithili ☀︎ 600 - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Maithili 1,200 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 35,000 Maithili 35,000 - 100 - - -
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) 900 Maithili ☀︎ 900 - - - - -
Mallah Dhawa (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Maithili ☀︎ 1,100 - - - - -
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Maithili ☀︎ 1,400 - - - - -
 Mech 200 Boro (India) 200 - - - - -
 Miyan 1,800 Urdu ☀︎ - 1,800 - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 2,900 Maithili ☀︎ 2,900 - - - - -
 Munda, Horo 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 95,000 Maithili 94,000 - 1,100 100 - 200
 Nachhiring 6,500 Nachiring ☀︎ 1,200 - 200 - - 5,100
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Maithili ☀︎ 23,000 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 100 Bhojpuri ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Newah 47,000 Newar 36,000 - 9,700 500 - 1,000
 Oraon, Dhangar 3,700 Kurux 3,500 - - 30 - 200
 Pahari 90 Nepali 60 - 40 - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 200 Urdu ☀︎ - 200 - - - -
 Pinjara 1,500 Urdu ☀︎ - 1,500 - - - -
 Qassab 70 Urdu ☀︎ - 70 - - - -
 Qazi 1,200 Urdu ☀︎ - 1,200 - - - -
 Rai 197,000 Nepali 40,000 - - 9,700 - 147,000
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 200 Rajbanshi 100 - - - - 30
 Rajbhar 1,100 Bhojpuri 1,100 - - - - -
Rajdhob 14,000 Maithili ☀︎ 14,000 - - - - 20
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 7,000 Maithili ☀︎ 7,000 - - - - -
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 30 Urdu ☀︎ - 30 - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili ☀︎ 100 - - - - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 800 Urdu ☀︎ - 800 - - - -
 Rongkup 80 Lepcha 40 - 40 - - -
Sampang 300 Sampang ☀︎ 50 - 40 - - 200
 Santal (Sawntal) 100 Santhali 60 - - - - 80
 Sarki 24,000 Nepali 24,000 - 100 400 - -
 Sayyid 8,300 Urdu ☀︎ - 8,300 - - - -
 Shaikh 99,000 Urdu ☀︎ - 99,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 1,600 Urdu ☀︎ - 1,600 - - - -
 Sherpa 35,000 Sherpa - - 33,000 500 - 1,200
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 6,300 Maithili 6,300 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Maithili 23,000 - 90 30 - 200
 Sunuwar 13,000 Sunwar 12,000 - 900 100 - 200
 Tamang 75,000 Tamang, Eastern 3,700 - 67,000 3,300 - 800
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 15,000 Maithili ☀︎ 15,000 - - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 27,000 Maithili 27,000 - 200 - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 91,000 Maithili 91,000 - - 20 - -
 Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) 8,400 Maithili ☀︎ 8,400 - - - - -
 Thakali 80 Nepali 20 - 60 - - -
 Thakuri 3,500 Nepali 3,400 - 200 - - -
 Thami 400 Thangmi 300 - 30 - - -
 Tharu Khawas 50 Nepali 50 - - - - -
 Tharu unspecified 125,000 Tharu, Dangaura 110,000 - 13,000 1,200 - 1,400
 Thulung 1,700 Thulung ☀︎ 800 - - - - 1,000
 Tibetan, Bhotia 100 Tibetan, Central ☀︎ - - 100 - - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 400 Awadhi ☀︎ 400 - - - - -
 Walang 40 Walungge ☀︎ - - 40 - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 257,000 Maithili ☀︎ 257,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Dhindhor 1,700 Maithili ☀︎ 1,700 - - - - -
 Yadav Gaoli 28,000 Maithili ☀︎ 28,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Kaonra 700 Maithili ☀︎ 700 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 1,700 Maithili ☀︎ 1,700 - - - - -
 Yakkha 200 Yakkha 40 - 70 - - 80
 Yakthumba, Limbu 1,700 Limbu 200 - 800 20 - 600
Yamphu 20 Yamphu ☀︎ - - 20 - - -
 Yehlmo 80 Hyolmo 50 - 30 - - -
  Totals:  161 2,355,000   153 1,860,000 123,000 171,000 19,000 0 183,000



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