Country: Nepal South Asia PeoplesSouth Asia Peoples website

Number of People Groups

269

People Groups Unreached

258 (95.9%)

Progress Level

Progress Gauge

Total
Population

30,409,000

Population in Unreached

27,037,000 (88.9%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent *

1.42%

% Evangelical

Unknown

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

5.3%
* From latest Nepal census data. Other reputable sources suggest two to three times this many Christians in Nepal.
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Photo People Group Population
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Population
Indigenous Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent *
% Evangelical Est. Workers
Needed **
 Abdul 1,500 86,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Adibasi Janajati 1,300 1,300 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ahar 2,300 1,722,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Amat 3,400 324,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ansari 50,000 17,535,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Apapanthi 200 32,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Arakh 700 708,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Ath Pahariya 6,800 6,800 Athpariya Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 37,000 7,817,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.15 % 1
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 2,700 794,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 44,000 139,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Badhi (Muslim traditions) 400 45,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Baghban (Muslim traditions) 1,100 261,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Baha'i 1,300 28,000 Nepali Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bahelia (Muslim traditions) 900 30,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bahing 3,300 3,300 Bahing Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 18,000 995,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bahra Gaunle 500 500 Lhowa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 280,000 4,669,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.05 % 6
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) 30,000 117,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.54 % 1
 Bania Agarwal 21,000 5,800,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania Agrahari 2,600 388,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania Kasaundhan 2,400 599,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bania Khatri 1,000 246,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania Mahesri 900 440,000 Marwari Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania Mahur 1,300 1,033,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania Oswal 800 498,000 Marwari Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bania Rauniar 3,100 161,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania Unai 900 71,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bania unspecified 125,000 17,114,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Bankariya 600 600 Awadhi Christianity 80.00 % 75.00 % -
 Bantar 63,000 224,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bantawa 5,100 5,100 Bantawa Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Baramu 9,000 9,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.25 % 1
Bardai 1,000 8,500 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 11,000 757,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 27,000 692,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bedia (Muslim traditions) 2,400 59,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 3,300 2,008,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 8,600 53,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhar 4,200 2,372,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 900 1,436,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 900 1,668,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 145,000 6,050,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 3
 Bhoi (Muslim traditions) 300 16,000 Nepali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bhoi Ghogra 700 66,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bhoi Kamti 1,400 36,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhoi Kharbind 11,000 622,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bhoi Kharot 7,300 221,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhoi Mallah Mewat 8,600 736,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Bhoi Nikhad 2,300 77,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Bhote 15,000 15,000 Nepali Buddhism 1.40 % 1
 Bind 84,000 1,264,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Bote-Majhi 13,000 13,000 Bote Hinduism 0.87 % 1
Brahmin Bhat 500 29,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Bhumihar 19,000 3,307,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Bohara 1,200 43,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Gaur 8,100 3,683,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Hill 3,683,000 3,683,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 74
 Brahmin Jijhotia 1,600 610,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Joshi 2,400 454,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Kanaujia 7,300 5,115,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Khandelwal 2,200 342,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Maha 800 234,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Radhi 3,900 1,953,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Sakaldwipi 3,300 590,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Sanadhya 600 3,238,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Saraswat 3,200 724,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Sawaria 6,500 5,142,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Brahmin Terai 119,000 119,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Byansi 4,800 5,900 Humla Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 369,000 54,849,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.20 % 7
 Chamling 7,400 7,400 Chamling Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Chepang, Tsepang 79,000 80,000 Chepang Hinduism 10.25 % -
 Chhantyal 14,000 14,000 Nepali Hinduism 2.57 % 1
 Chhetri 5,035,000 5,332,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.14 % 101
 Chidimar 5,100 5,700 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Christian 800 2,157,000 Nepali Christianity 100.00 % -
Churaute 2,800 2,800 Nepali Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Danuwar Rai 96,000 96,000 Danuwar Hinduism 0.49 % 2
 Darai 20,000 35,000 Darai Hinduism 1.11 % 1
 Darjee 540,000 598,000 Nepali Hinduism 1.07 % 11
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 8,500 2,493,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 23,000 1,678,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Deaf 229,000 49,091,000 Nepalese Sign Language Hinduism 2.85 % 5
Dhandi 2,200 2,200 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dhanuk 252,000 5,251,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 5
 Dhanuk Dhankar 7,300 95,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dharkar 3,000 167,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dhimal 31,000 37,000 Dhimal Hinduism 1.30 % 1
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 129,000 12,878,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.05 % 3
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 8,100 2,462,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Dhobi Ajudhyabansi 1,700 230,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dhobi Kanaujia 2,100 572,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dolpa 4,700 4,700 Sherpa Buddhism 1.10 % 1
 Dom (Muslim traditions) 1,900 228,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 16,000 2,600,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Dura 6,100 9,800 Nepali Hinduism 3.06 % 1
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 240,000 6,896,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.06 % 5
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 9,200 4,799,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gaddi (Muslim traditions) 1,100 565,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Gandharb (Hindu traditions) 200 17,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Gandharva 8,000 8,600 Nepali Hinduism 2.74 % 1
 Gangai 44,000 50,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gharti 136,000 161,000 Nepali Hinduism 1.07 % 3
 Gonrhi 1,400 970,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Goriya (Hindu traditions) 1,000 385,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Gosain 2,000 1,375,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Gurung Ghale 26,000 26,000 Ghale, Southern Buddhism 6.40 % -
 Gurung Ghaleg 603,000 741,000 Gurung Buddhism 5.00 % -
Gyalsumdo 500 500 Tamang, Western Buddhism 4.01 % 1
 Hadi 2,600 1,246,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Hajam 42,000 5,228,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) 4,900 14,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.12 % 1
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 96,000 1,825,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.05 % 2
Halwai Maira 1,900 162,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Hayu 3,400 3,400 Wayu Hinduism 0.33 % 1
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 1,200 16,186,000 Hindi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 1,100 9,071,000 Punjabi, Eastern Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Jirel 6,500 6,500 Jirel Buddhism 4.38 % 1
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 1,100 4,419,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kagate 700 2,400 Syuba Buddhism 0.78 % 1
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 62,000 9,819,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kaibartta 1,000 1,897,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 1,000 2,596,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 129,000 2,807,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.19 % 3
 Kalwar (Muslim traditions) 1,000 12,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kalwar Iraqi (Hindu traditions) 700 79,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kalwar Iraqi (Muslim traditions) 800 57,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kalwar Jaiswal 6,600 1,159,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kalwar Sunri 9,300 710,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kamar 1,900 40,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kami 1,441,000 1,552,000 Nepali Hinduism 1.56 % 29
 Kandu 147,000 2,954,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.06 % 3
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 3,400 255,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kawar 1,400 1,190,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 51,000 8,631,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.41 % 1
 Kayastha Karan 900 889,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kayastha Sribastab 1,200 1,142,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Khaling 1,700 1,700 Khaling Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Khambu 800 374,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kharia 600 919,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Khas 19,000 81,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 800 2,677,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Khatwa 117,000 439,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.10 % 2
 Kisan 2,600 1,936,000 Kurux Hinduism 1.34 % 1
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 1,800 97,000 Rajbanshi Hinduism 0.63 % 1
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 351,000 10,013,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.29 % 7
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 2,600 2,936,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kori 14,000 3,088,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Kuchbandia 400 39,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kulung 32,000 32,000 Kulung Other / Small 0.29 % 1
 Kumal 138,000 142,000 Nepali Hinduism 2.29 % 3
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 73,000 19,041,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.14 % 1
 Kumhar Magahia 1,400 214,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 265,000 22,819,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.03 % 5
 Kusunda 300 300 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Kyerung 3,700 12,000 Kyerung Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Larke 200 200 Nubri Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lhomi, Shing Saapa 1,300 4,900 Lhomi Buddhism 0.88 % 1
 Loba 3,100 5,300 Lhowa Buddhism 0.19 % 1
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 38,000 6,145,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 118,000 11,593,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.05 % 2
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 1,000 2,975,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Lohorung 1,400 1,400 Yamphu, Southern Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 80,000 3,889,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.03 % 2
 Magar 2,164,000 2,578,000 Nepali Hinduism 2.28 % 43
 Majhi 96,000 239,000 Nepali Hinduism 2.95 % 2
 Mal (Hindu traditions) 1,400 2,114,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 16,000 12,659,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.14 % 1
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 198,000 3,297,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.24 % 4
Mallah Chain (Hindu traditions) 5,300 400,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Mallah Dhawa (Hindu traditions) 2,200 28,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mallah Kewat (Hindu traditions) 6,400 363,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Manihar 1,700 749,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mech 5,700 72,000 Boro Hinduism 1.72 % 1
Mewahang 4,500 4,500 Mewahang, Eastern Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Miyan 35,000 35,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 15,000 2,564,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Moghal 2,300 3,450,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Mugal 400 400 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Munda, Horo 2,600 4,426,000 Maithili Hinduism 5.45 % -
 Murao (Hindu traditions) 2,000 2,839,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 269,000 3,996,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.50 % 5
 Nachhiring 8,500 8,500 Nachiring Other / Small 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 135,000 14,214,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.08 % 3
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 1,500 4,484,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 3,500 606,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Nat (Muslim traditions) 700 198,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Newah 1,514,000 1,710,000 Newar Hinduism 0.91 % 30
 Nubri 1,700 1,700 Nubri Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Oraon, Dhangar 45,000 5,474,000 Kurux Hinduism 2.94 % 1
 Pahari 16,000 16,000 Nepali Hinduism 2.52 % 1
 Pashtun, Pathan 10,000 9,334,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 4,500 5,877,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Pinjara 20,000 4,174,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Qassab 1,900 2,459,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Qazi 12,000 901,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rai 709,000 858,000 Nepali Other / Small 5.56 % -
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 132,000 6,732,000 Rajbanshi Hinduism 5.40 % -
 Rajbhar 12,000 102,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 1.04 % 1
Rajdhob 15,000 20,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Raji 5,300 7,700 Raji Hinduism 2.38 % 1
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 44,000 27,658,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 13,000 7,145,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput Bais (Muslim traditions) 1,500 177,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Rajput Bisen (Muslim traditions) 500 50,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput Chauhan (Hindu traditions) 1,200 3,628,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput Chauhan (Muslim traditions) 2,200 1,827,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput Nau 1,300 324,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput Ponwar (Muslim traditions) 1,400 819,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rajput Saithwar 600 566,000 Bhojpuri Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Raute 1,100 2,700 Raute Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 4,700 1,289,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Rongkup 4,700 87,000 Lepcha Buddhism 3.56 % 1
Sampang 1,700 1,700 Sampang Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Santal (Sawntal) 59,000 9,297,000 Santhali Hinduism 7.00 % -
 Saora 1,800 947,000 Sora Hinduism 5.09 % -
Sarbaria 3,700 3,700 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sarki 430,000 464,000 Nepali Hinduism 2.14 % 9
 Sayyid 76,000 17,693,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Shaikh 937,000 217,686,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 19
 Shaikh Qureshi 20,000 10,726,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Shaikh Siddiqi 800 8,956,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sherpa 126,000 186,000 Sherpa Buddhism 4.22 % 3
 Sherpa Helambu 2,900 2,900 Hyolmo Buddhism 1.38 % 1
 Silpkar (Hindu traditions) 69,000 1,166,000 Nepali Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Siyar 600 600 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 75,000 8,389,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.12 % 2
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 107,000 1,106,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.44 % 2
 Sunuwar 65,000 162,000 Sunwar Hinduism 2.60 % 1
 Tajpuriya 22,000 22,000 Rajbanshi Hinduism 1.30 % 1
 Tamang 1,758,000 2,034,000 Tamang, Eastern Buddhism 6.60 % -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 92,000 2,503,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.05 % 2
 Tamboli (Muslim traditions) 900 308,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tangbe 700 700 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 120,000 5,992,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.15 % 2
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 423,000 22,858,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.14 % 8
 Teli (Muslim traditions) 2,000 4,994,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Teli Gangauta (Hindu traditions) 14,000 697,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Thakali 13,000 15,000 Nepali Hinduism 4.41 % 1
 Thakali Marphali 2,200 2,200 Thakali Buddhism 1.79 % 1
Thakali Tin Gaule 500 500 Thakali Buddhism 1.06 % 1
 Thakuri 487,000 526,000 Nepali Hinduism 1.57 % 10
Thakuria 2,900 15,000 Bhojpuri Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Thami 33,000 36,000 Thangmi Hinduism 0.87 % 1
 Tharu Khawas 1,800 1,800 Nepali Hinduism 1.97 % 1
 Tharu Rana 238,000 253,000 Tharu, Dangaura Hinduism 1.08 % 5
 Tharu unspecified 1,753,000 2,285,000 Tharu, Dangaura Hinduism 3.41 % 35
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 700 382,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Thulung 3,900 3,900 Thulung Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tibetan, Bhotia 3,000 1,133,000 Tibetan, Central Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tokpegola 1,700 1,700 Sherpa Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Tsum 2,700 2,700 Tsum Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 6,500 5,930,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
Valmiki (Muslim traditions) 1,500 409,000 Urdu Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Walang 1,400 7,500 Walungge Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 1,042,000 42,015,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.03 % 21
 Yadav Dhindhor 18,000 1,842,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yadav Gaoli 93,000 5,940,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 2
 Yadav Ghosi 2,100 1,850,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yadav Gola 5,200 5,642,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yadav Gualbans (Hindu traditions) 34,000 5,820,000 Awadhi Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yadav Kaonra 3,400 799,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yadav Rawat 11,000 1,718,000 Maithili Hinduism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yakkha 28,000 35,000 Yakkha Other / Small 0.72 % 1
 Yakthumba, Limbu 444,000 597,000 Limbu Other / Small 2.69 % 9
Yamphu 7,900 7,900 Yamphu Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % 1
 Yehlmo 12,000 12,000 Hyolmo Buddhism 0.99 % 1
  Totals:  269 30,409,000         258 1.42 % 0.00 % 719 
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 139,000                
  UN Country Population (2022) 30,548,000                
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Province Population People Groups Unreached
Groups
% Unreached
Peoples
Population
in Unreached
% Population
Unreached
Districts
Bagmati 4,242,000 182 173 95.1 % 3,230,000 76.1 % 8
Bheri 1,971,000 161 153 95.0 % 1,949,000 98.9 % 5
Dhaulagiri 601,000 58 54 93.1 % 587,000 97.7 % 4
Gandaki 1,723,000 132 125 94.7 % 1,374,000 79.7 % 6
Janakpur 3,166,000 167 159 95.2 % 2,921,000 92.3 % 6
Karnali 601,000 47 43 91.5 % 582,000 96.8 % 6
Kosi 2,546,000 180 170 94.4 % 2,107,000 82.8 % 6
Lumbini 3,182,000 189 181 95.8 % 3,125,000 98.2 % 7
Mahakali 1,136,000 93 89 95.7 % 1,129,000 99.4 % 4
Mechi 1,571,000 139 130 93.5 % 1,199,000 76.3 % 4
Narayani 3,260,000 167 159 95.2 % 2,803,000 86.0 % 5
Rapti 1,453,000 107 102 95.3 % 1,444,000 99.4 % 5
Sagarmatha 2,278,000 169 161 95.3 % 2,010,000 88.2 % 6
Seti 1,705,000 124 118 95.2 % 1,698,000 99.6 % 5
Country:   30,409,000 269 258 95.9 % 27,037,000 88.9 % 77
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Language Code # Peoples
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Language
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Language
Scripture
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Athpariya aph 1 1 Bible Portions
Awadhi awa 20 19 Complete Bible
Bahing bhj 1 1 New Testament
Bantawa bap 1 1 New Testament
Bhojpuri bho 31 31 New Testament
Boro brx 1 1 Complete Bible
Bote bmj 1 1 Unspecified
Chamling rab 1 1 New Testament
Chepang cdm 1 0 New Testament
Danuwar dhw 1 1 Bible Portions
Darai dry 1 1 Bible Portions
Dhimal dhi 1 1 New Testament
Ghale, Southern ghe 1 0 New Testament
Gurung gvr 1 0 New Testament
Hindi hin 2 2 Complete Bible
Humla hut 1 1 Unspecified
Hyolmo scp 2 2 New Testament
Jirel jul 1 1 New Testament
Khaling klr 1 1 Complete Bible
Kulung kle 1 1 New Testament
Kurux kru 2 2 Complete Bible
Kyerung kgy 1 1 Unspecified
Lepcha lep 1 1 New Testament
Lhomi lhm 1 1 New Testament
Lhowa loy 2 2 Bible Portions
Limbu lif 1 1 New Testament
Maithili mai 84 83 New Testament
Marwari rwr 2 2 New Testament
Mewahang, Eastern emg 1 1 Translation Started
Nachiring ncd 1 1 Unspecified
Nepalese Sign Language nsp 1 1 Unspecified
Nepali npi 37 35 Complete Bible
Newar new 1 1 New Testament
Nubri kte 2 2 Translation Started
Punjabi, Eastern pan 1 1 Complete Bible
Rajbanshi rjs 3 2 New Testament
Raji rji 1 1 Unspecified
Raute rau 1 1 Unspecified
Sampang rav 1 1 New Testament
Santhali sat 1 0 Complete Bible
Sherpa xsr 3 3 New Testament
Sora srb 1 0 Complete Bible
Sunwar suz 1 1 Complete Bible
Syuba syw 1 1 Bible Portions
Tamang, Eastern taj 1 0 New Testament
Tamang, Western tdg 1 1 New Testament
Thakali ths 2 2 Translation Started
Thangmi thf 1 1 New Testament
Tharu, Dangaura thl 2 2 New Testament
Thulung tdh 1 1 New Testament
Tibetan, Central bod 1 1 Complete Bible
Tsum ttz 1 1 Translation Started
Urdu urd 32 32 Complete Bible
Walungge ola 1 1 Unspecified
Wayu vay 1 1 Unspecified
Yakkha ybh 1 1 Bible Portions
Yamphu ybi 1 1 Bible Portions
Yamphu, Southern lrr 1 1 Unspecified
Totals: 58 269 258   13 20 27 52 5
Networking Possibilities

Search the Web
There are many agencies and churches looking for additional staff to help them in their mission and calling in Nepal. Internet searches are probably the best way to find these organizations. The following are some example search topics you might try:

  • Church planting agencies in Nepal
  • Christian ministry in Nepal
  • Business as mission
  • Christian literature distribution
  • Evangelism agencies
  • Christian discipleship
  • Short term Christian missions
  • Long term Christian missions
  • Urban ministries
  • Christian media opportunities
  • Bible translation opportunities
  • Relief and development agencies
  • Clean water projects
  • Christian medical outreaches

Nepal Statistics
People Groups 269
Unreached People Groups 258  (95.9%)
Population 30,409,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.2%
Population in Unreached 27,037,000  (88.9%)
Primary Religion Hinduism
Percent Christian Adherent 1.4%
Percent Evangelical Unknown
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 5.3%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 719
Country Progress Level 1
Urbanization 20%
Continent Asia
Region Asia, South
10/40 Window Yes
Country Code NP
Official Language(s) NepaliMaithili
Literacy Rate 68%
Estimated Illiterate Population 9,731,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked


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