Country:

Nepal

State: Dhaulagiri
District: All

Number of People Groups

58

Unreached People Groups

54

Total Population

601,000

Buddhist

10.5 %

Christian

0.7 %

Hindu

87.7 %

Muslim

0.2 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.8 %
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Ansari 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 400 Nepali 400 - - - - -
 Bahra Gaunle 400 Lhowa - - 400 - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 4,000 Nepali 3,900 - - - - 100
 Bania unspecified 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Bantar 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Bhote 80 Nepali - - 80 - - -
 Bote-Majhi 200 Bote 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Hill 127,000 Nepali 126,000 - - - - 1,400
 Brahmin Terai 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
 Chhantyal 9,100 Nepali 5,300 - 3,400 200 - 200
 Chhetri 106,000 Nepali 102,000 - 2,400 90 - 1,400
 Darjee 34,000 Nepali 33,000 - 900 300 - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
Gandharva 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
 Gangai 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
 Gharti 1,800 Nepali 1,700 - 40 50 - -
Gurung Ghale 20 Ghale, Southern - - 20 - - -
 Gurung Ghaleg 12,000 Gurung 100 - 11,000 500 - 600
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 70 Maithili 70 - - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Kami 83,000 Nepali 77,000 - 6,100 800 - -
 Kandu 30 Bhojpuri 30 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Kisan 700 Kurux 700 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 60 Maithili 60 - - - - -
 Kulung Unknown Kulung - - - - - -
 Kumal 2,400 Nepali 2,000 - 300 90 - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 20 Bhojpuri 20 - - - - -
 Loba 2,800 Lhowa - - 2,800 - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Magar 153,000 Nepali 124,000 - 27,000 1,400 - 800
 Majhi 600 Nepali 500 - 20 30 - 20
 Miyan 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Moghal 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 70 Maithili 70 - - - - -
 Newah 9,000 Newar 6,900 - 1,900 70 - 200
 Pashtun, Pathan 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
 Rai 700 Nepali 500 - - 40 - 80
 Rongkup 800 Lepcha 40 - 700 - - -
 Sarki 32,000 Nepali 30,000 - 1,200 400 - 70
 Sayyid 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Shaikh 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Sherpa 200 Sherpa - - 200 - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 50 Maithili 50 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 40 Sunwar 40 - - - - -
 Tamang 1,800 Tamang, Eastern - - 1,600 100 - 100
 Tangbe 300 Nepali - - 300 - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Thakali 3,000 Nepali 1,500 - 1,500 70 - -
 Thakali Marphali 1,400 Thakali 100 - 1,300 30 - -
Thakali Tin Gaule 200 Thakali 40 - 200 - - -
 Thakuri 11,000 Nepali 10,000 - 500 200 - -
 Tharu unspecified 600 Tharu, Dangaura 600 - - 40 - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Yakthumba, Limbu 100 Limbu 70 - 70 - - -
  Totals:  58 601,000   54 527,000 1,200 63,000 4,400 0 5,000
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