Country:

Nepal

Province / State: Sagarmatha
District: All

Number of People Groups

169

Unreached People Groups

161

Total Population

2,321,000

Buddhist

7.2 %

Christian

0.8 %

Hindu

79.1 %

Muslim

5.2 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

7.7 %
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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) 9,400 Maithili 9,400 - - - - -
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 800 Nepali 800 - - - - -
 Baha'i Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
Bahing 2,800 Bahing 2,400 - 100 - - 200
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 22,000 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 23,000 Maithili 23,000 - - - - 200
 Bantar 18,000 Maithili 17,000 - 1,000 - - 90
 Bantawa 300 Bantawa 200 - - - - 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 - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 90 Maithili 90 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Maithili 16,000 - - - - -
Bhoi Kamti 700 Maithili 700 - - - - -
Bhoi Kharot 300 Bhojpuri 300 - - - - -
 Bhoi Mallah Mewat 1,900 Maithili 1,900 - - - - -
 Bhote 100 Nepali - - 100 - - -
 Bind 2,500 Maithili 2,500 - - - - -
 Bote-Majhi 200 Bote 200 - - - - -
Brahmin Bhat 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Bhumihar 5,300 Maithili 5,300 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 700 Maithili 700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Hill 79,000 Nepali 76,000 - - - - 3,100
 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 9,800 - - - - 200
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 70,000 Maithili 69,000 - 700 - - -
 Chamling 3,600 Chamling 800 - - - - 2,800
 Chepang, Tsepang 40 Chepang 20 - 20 - - -
 Chhetri 198,000 Nepali 188,000 - 5,100 70 - 4,400
Churaute 400 Nepali - 400 - - - -
 Danuwar Rai 23,000 Danuwar 23,000 - 90 40 - 20
 Darai 40 Darai 40 - - - - -
 Darjee 26,000 Nepali 26,000 - 400 100 - 30
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 1,100 Urdu - 1,100 - - - -
Dhandi Unknown Bhojpuri - - - - - -
 Dhanuk 74,000 Maithili 74,000 - - - - -
 Dhanuk Dhankar 4,200 Maithili 4,200 - - - - -
 Dharkar 50 Bhojpuri 50 - - - - -
 Dhimal 1,200 Dhimal 1,200 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 13,000 Maithili 13,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 4,100 Maithili 4,100 - - - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 36,000 Maithili 36,000 - - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 900 Maithili 900 - - - - -
Gandharb (Hindu traditions) 60 Maithili 60 - - - - -
 Gangai 30 Nepali - - 20 - - -
 Gharti 14,000 Nepali 13,000 - 300 70 - 300
 Gonrhi 200 Bhojpuri 200 - - - - -
Gurung Ghale 500 Ghale, Southern - - 500 - - -
 Gurung Ghaleg 6,900 Gurung - - 6,800 50 - 40
 Hadi 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Hajam 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
 Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) 700 Maithili 700 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 29,000 Maithili 29,000 - - - - -
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) 8,900 Maithili 8,900 - - - - -
 Kalwar Jaiswal 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
Kalwar Sunri 900 Maithili 900 - - - - -
 Kamar 40 Nepali 40 - - - - -
 Kami 54,000 Nepali 50,000 - 3,500 600 - -
 Kandu 3,700 Bhojpuri 3,700 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Kawar 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 4,700 Maithili 4,700 - - - - -
 Kayastha Karan 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Khaling 400 Khaling 100 - 40 - - 300
 Khas Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Khatwa 59,000 Maithili 57,000 - 1,500 - - 300
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 80 Rajbanshi 80 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 51,000 Maithili 51,000 - - - - -
 Kulung 11,000 Kulung 1,000 - 1,000 - - 8,600
 Kumal 900 Nepali 700 - 200 - - 20
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 9,300 Maithili 9,300 - - - - -
 Kumhar Magahia 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 4,200 Bhojpuri 4,200 - - - - -
 Kusunda 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Lhomi, Shing Saapa 20 Lhomi - - 20 - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Maithili 3,500 - - - - -
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Magar 98,000 Nepali 76,000 - 20,000 1,600 - 1,000
 Majhi 7,700 Nepali 6,900 - - 100 - 600
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Maithili 1,200 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 34,000 Maithili 34,000 - 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 200 - - - - -
 Miyan 1,700 Urdu - 1,700 - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 2,800 Maithili 2,800 - - - - -
 Munda, Horo 90 Maithili 90 - - - - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 93,000 Maithili 92,000 - 1,100 100 - 200
 Nachhiring 6,400 Nachiring 1,100 - 200 - - 5,000
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 22,000 Maithili 22,000 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 100 Bhojpuri 100 - - - - -
 Newah 46,000 Newar 35,000 - 9,500 400 - 1,000
 Oraon, Dhangar 3,600 Kurux 3,500 - - 30 - 200
 Pahari 90 Nepali 60 - 40 - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Pinjara 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
 Qassab 70 Urdu - 70 - - - -
 Qazi 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
 Rai 192,000 Nepali 39,000 - - 9,500 - 144,000
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 200 Rajbanshi 100 - - - - 30
 Rajbhar 1,100 Bhojpuri 1,100 - - - - -
Rajdhob 14,000 Maithili 14,000 - - - - 20
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 6,900 Maithili 6,900 - - - - -
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Rongkup 80 Lepcha 40 - 40 - - -
Sampang 300 Sampang 50 - 30 - - 200
 Santal (Sawntal) 100 Santhali 50 - - - - 80
 Sarki 24,000 Nepali 23,000 - 100 400 - -
 Sayyid 8,100 Urdu - 8,100 - - - -
 Shaikh 97,000 Urdu - 97,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 1,600 Urdu - 1,600 - - - -
 Sherpa 34,000 Sherpa - - 33,000 500 - 1,200
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 6,100 Maithili 6,100 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Maithili 23,000 - 90 30 - 200
 Sunuwar 13,000 Sunwar 12,000 - 800 100 - 200
 Tamang 73,000 Tamang, Eastern 3,600 - 65,000 3,300 - 800
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Maithili 14,000 - - - - -
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 27,000 Maithili 27,000 - 200 - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 89,000 Maithili 89,000 - - 20 - -
 Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) 8,200 Maithili 8,200 - - - - -
 Thakali 70 Nepali - - 60 - - -
 Thakuri 3,400 Nepali 3,300 - 200 - - -
 Thami 300 Thangmi 300 - 20 - - -
 Tharu Khawas 50 Nepali 50 - - - - -
 Tharu unspecified 128,000 Tharu, Dangaura 112,000 - 13,000 1,200 - 1,400
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Thulung 1,700 Thulung 800 - - - - 900
 Tibetan, Bhotia 90 Tibetan, Central - - 90 - - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 400 Awadhi 400 - - - - -
 Walang 20 Walungge - - 20 - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 262,000 Maithili 262,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Dhindhor 1,700 Maithili 1,700 - - - - -
 Yadav Gaoli 27,000 Maithili 27,000 - - - - -
 Yadav Kaonra 700 Maithili 700 - - - - -
 Yadav Rawat 1,700 Maithili 1,700 - - - - -
 Yakkha 200 Yakkha 40 - 50 - - 80
 Yakthumba, Limbu 1,600 Limbu 200 - 800 20 - 600
Yamphu 20 Yamphu - - 20 - - -
 Yehlmo 70 Hyolmo 50 - 20 - - -
  Totals:  169 2,321,000   161 1,836,000 120,000 168,000 18,000 0 179,000