Country:

Nepal

State: Gandaki
District: All

Number of People Groups

132

Unreached People Groups

125

Total Population

1,723,000

Buddhist

14.7 %

Christian

1.8 %

Hindu

81.2 %

Muslim

0.8 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

1.5 %
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adibasi Janajati 30 Nepali 30 - - - - -
 Ansari 1,300 Urdu - 1,300 - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 60 Maithili 60 - - - - -
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 7,000 Nepali 7,000 - - - - -
 Baha'i 80 Nepali - - - - - 80
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 60 Maithili 60 - - - - -
 Bahra Gaunle 100 Lhowa 20 - 80 - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Nepali 13,000 - - - - 200
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 50 Bhojpuri 40 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 20 Marwari - - - - - -
 Bania unspecified 1,000 Maithili 1,000 - - - - 20
 Bantar 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Bantawa 20 Bantawa 20 - - - - -
 Baramu 7,600 Nepali 7,600 - - 20 - -
Bedia (Muslim traditions) 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 70 Maithili 70 - - - - -
 Bhote 800 Nepali 500 - 300 20 - -
 Bind 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Bote-Majhi 1,900 Bote 1,900 - - 70 - -
 Brahmin Bohara 90 Hindi 90 - - - - -
 Brahmin Hill 364,000 Nepali 362,000 - - 20 - 2,100
 Brahmin Terai 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 300 Maithili 300 - - 20 - -
 Chamling 20 Chamling - - 20 - - -
 Chepang, Tsepang 4,500 Chepang 3,800 - 500 200 - -
 Chhantyal 900 Nepali 500 - 400 50 - -
 Chhetri 224,000 Nepali 223,000 - 200 400 - 700
 Chidimar 70 Bhojpuri 70 - - - - -
Churaute 200 Nepali - 200 - - - -
 Danuwar Rai 70 Danuwar 70 - - - - -
 Darai 5,600 Darai 5,500 - - 60 - -
 Darjee 60,000 Nepali 60,000 - - 800 - 30
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Dhanuk 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Dhimal 30 Dhimal 30 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 70 Maithili 70 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Dura 4,900 Nepali 2,800 - 2,000 100 - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 90 Maithili 90 - - - - -
Gandharva 1,400 Nepali 1,400 - - 60 - -
 Gangai 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
 Gharti 31,000 Nepali 30,000 - 70 500 - -
Gurung Ghale 7,200 Ghale, Southern 500 - 6,300 400 - 100
 Gurung Ghaleg 284,000 Gurung 65,000 - 191,000 9,500 - 19,000
Gyalsumdo 400 Tamang, Western 20 - 400 20 - -
 Hajam 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) 70 Maithili 70 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 700 Maithili 700 - - - - -
 Hayu 30 Wayu 30 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) Unknown Punjabi, Eastern - - - - - -
 Jirel 50 Jirel 20 - 30 - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 40 Bhojpuri 40 - - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Maithili 1,000 - - - - -
 Kamar 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Kami 131,000 Nepali 126,000 - 400 3,800 - -
 Kandu 200 Bhojpuri 200 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Khatwa 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Kisan 20 Kurux 20 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Kumal 24,000 Nepali 23,000 - 200 1,000 - 30
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 60 Maithili 60 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 300 Bhojpuri 300 - - - - -
Kusunda Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Larke 200 Nubri - - 200 - - -
 Lhomi, Shing Saapa 20 Lhomi - - 20 - - -
 Loba 60 Lhowa - - 60 - - -
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 200 Bhojpuri 200 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Magar 253,000 Nepali 244,000 - 4,200 4,500 - 300
 Majhi 2,600 Nepali 2,200 - - 200 - 200
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Manihar 20 Bhojpuri - 20 - - - -
 Mech Unknown Boro - - - - - -
 Miyan 2,400 Urdu - 2,400 - - - -
 Moghal 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Mugal 200 Nepali 30 - 100 - - 40
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 900 Maithili 900 - - 20 - -
 Newah 95,000 Newar 87,000 - 7,100 1,300 - 200
 Nubri 1,700 Nubri - - 1,700 - - -
 Oraon, Dhangar 20 Kurux 20 - - - - -
 Pahari 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Pinjara 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Qassab 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
 Qazi 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Rai 4,400 Nepali 3,400 - - 300 - 700
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 40 Rajbanshi 20 - - - - -
 Rajbhar 70 Bhojpuri 70 - - - - -
Rajdhob 30 Maithili 30 - - - - -
Raji 80 Raji 80 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 90 Maithili 90 - - - - -
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 50 Urdu - 50 - - - -
 Raute 20 Raute 20 - - - - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Rongkup 40 Lepcha 40 - - - - -
 Santal (Sawntal) 90 Santhali 40 - - 20 - 30
 Sarki 75,000 Nepali 72,000 - 300 2,300 - 500
 Sayyid 1,100 Urdu - 1,100 - - - -
 Shaikh 6,300 Urdu - 6,300 - - - -
 Sherpa 700 Sherpa - - 600 60 - 20
 Siyar 600 Nepali - - 600 - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Maithili 1,300 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 90 Maithili 90 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 700 Sunwar 600 - - 40 - -
 Tajpuriya 30 Rajbanshi 30 - - - - -
 Tamang 49,000 Tamang, Eastern 10,000 - 32,000 3,900 - 1,900
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Tangbe 400 Nepali 20 - 30 - - 300
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Maithili 1,100 - - 30 - -
 Thakali 2,600 Nepali 1,500 - 900 200 - -
 Thakali Marphali 400 Thakali 40 - 300 20 - -
Thakali Tin Gaule 300 Thakali 20 - 200 - - -
 Thakuri 27,000 Nepali 26,000 - - 900 - -
Thakuria 50 Bhojpuri - 50 - - - -
 Thami 70 Thangmi 70 - - - - -
 Tharu Khawas 1,100 Nepali 1,100 - - 40 - -
 Tharu unspecified 4,100 Tharu, Dangaura 3,500 - - 600 - -
 Tsum 2,600 Tsum - - 2,600 - - -
Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 100 Awadhi 100 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 800 Maithili 800 - - - - -
 Yakkha 60 Yakkha 40 - - - - 20
 Yakthumba, Limbu 1,000 Limbu 700 - - 50 - 200
 Yehlmo 500 Hyolmo 100 - 300 - - -
  Totals:  132 1,723,000   125 1,399,000 13,000 253,000 32,000 10 27,000


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