Country:

Nepal

State: Dhaulagiri
District: All

Number of People Groups

61

Unreached People Groups

57

Total Population

625,000

Buddhist

8.7 %

Christian

0.6 %

Hindu

89.6 %

Muslim

0.2 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.9 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Ansari 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
 Bahra Gaunle 300 Bine - - 300 - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 3,400 Nepali 3,300 - - - - 100
 Bania 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Bantar 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Bhote 60 Nepali - - 60 - - -
 Bote-Majhi 100 Bote 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin 109,000 Nepali 108,000 - - - - 1,200
 Brahmin Hill 109,000 Nepali 108,000 - - - - 1,200
 Brahmin Terai 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Chhairottan 40 Language unknown - - 40 - - -
 Chhantyal 7,800 Nepali 4,500 - 2,900 200 - 200
 Chhetri 91,000 Nepali 87,000 - 2,100 80 - 1,200
 Darjee 29,000 Nepali 28,000 - 800 300 - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
Gandharva 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Gangai 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Gharti 1,500 Nepali 1,500 - 40 40 - -
Gurung Ghale Unknown Ghale, Southern - - - - - -
 Gurung Ghaleg 10,000 Gurung 100 - 9,100 400 - 600
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 70 Maithili 70 - - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Kami 71,000 Nepali 66,000 - 5,200 700 - -
 Kandu 20 Bhojpuri 20 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Kisan 600 Kurux 600 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 60 Maithili 60 - - - - -
Kulung Unknown Kulung - - - - - -
 Kumal 2,100 Nepali 1,700 - 300 80 - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Bhojpuri - - - - - -
 Loba 2,400 Lhowa - - 2,400 - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Magar 131,000 Nepali 106,000 - 23,000 1,200 - 700
 Majhi 500 Maithili 400 - - 20 - 20
 Miyan 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Moghal 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 70 Maithili 70 - - - - -
 Newah 7,700 Newar 5,900 - 1,600 60 - 100
 Pashtun, Pathan 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
 Rai 600 Nepali 500 - - 30 - 70
 Rongkup 600 Lepcha 40 - 600 - - -
 Sarki 27,000 Nepali 26,000 - 1,000 400 - 60
 Sayyid 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Shaikh 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Sherpa 200 Sherpa - - 200 - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Sunuwar 30 Sunwar 30 - - - - -
 Tamang 1,600 Tamang, Eastern - - 1,300 100 - 100
 Tangbe 200 Nepali - - 200 - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Thakali 2,600 Nepali 1,200 - 1,300 60 - -
 Thakali Chimtan 40 Thakali - - 40 - - -
 Thakali Marphali 1,200 Thakali 80 - 1,100 20 - -
Thakali Tin Gaule 200 Thakali 40 - 200 - - -
 Thakuri 9,500 Nepali 8,900 - 400 200 - -
 Tharu 600 Tharu, Kathariya 500 - - 20 - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Yakthumba, Limbu 100 Limbu 60 - 60 - - -
  Totals:  61 625,000   57 560,000 1,100 54,000 3,800 0 5,400
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