Country:

Nepal

State: Bagmati
District: All

Number of People Groups

182

Unreached People Groups

173

Total Population

4,242,000

Buddhist

22.0 %

Christian

2.9 %

Hindu

73.6 %

Muslim

0.7 %

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
 Abdul 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Adibasi Janajati 300 Nepali 300 - - - - -
 Ahar 100 Awadhi 100 - - - - -
 Amat 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Ansari 1,700 Urdu - 1,700 - - - -
 Apapanthi 70 Awadhi 70 - - - - -
 Arakh 200 Awadhi 200 - - - - -
 Ath Pahariya 20 Athpariya 20 - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Badhai (Muslim traditions) 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 3,700 Nepali 3,700 - - - - -
 Baha'i 200 Nepali - - - - - 200
Bahing 70 Bahing 70 - - - - -
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 41,000 Nepali 40,000 - - 70 - 500
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) 3,900 Maithili 3,900 - - 20 - -
 Bania Agarwal 1,900 Bhojpuri 1,500 - - - - 400
 Bania Mahesri 500 Marwari 500 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 600 Marwari 300 - - - - 300
 Bania unspecified 5,800 Maithili 5,100 - - - - 700
 Bantar 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Bantawa 300 Bantawa 300 - - - - -
 Baramu 700 Nepali 600 - 40 - - 20
 Bari (Hindu traditions) 1,700 Maithili 1,700 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
Bedia (Muslim traditions) 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Bhar 600 Bhojpuri 600 - - - - -
 Bharbhunja (Hindu traditions) 90 Awadhi 90 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Bhote 2,900 Nepali 700 - 2,200 40 - -
 Bind 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
 Bote-Majhi 100 Bote 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Bohara 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Hill 820,000 Nepali 814,000 - - 70 - 5,300
 Brahmin Terai 3,700 Maithili 3,700 - - - - 200
 Byansi 50 Humla 50 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Maithili 1,300 - - 60 - -
 Chamling 600 Chamling 200 - - - - 400
 Chepang, Tsepang 17,000 Chepang 12,000 - 2,300 3,000 - -
 Chhantyal 900 Nepali 600 - 300 40 - -
 Chhetri 764,000 Nepali 753,000 - 7,500 2,400 - 1,600
 Chidimar 30 Bhojpuri 30 - - - - -
 Christian 400 Nepali - - - 400 - -
Churaute 300 Nepali - 300 - - - -
 Danuwar Rai 16,000 Danuwar 16,000 - - 80 - -
 Darai 1,100 Darai 1,100 - - 20 - -
 Darjee 46,000 Nepali 45,000 - 60 600 - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Dhanuk 2,800 Maithili 2,800 - - - - -
 Dhimal 1,100 Dhimal 1,100 - - 40 - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Maithili 1,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Dolpa 50 Sherpa - - 50 - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Dura 300 Nepali 100 - 200 20 - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 800 Maithili 800 - - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Gaddi (Muslim traditions) 30 Urdu - 30 - - - -
Gandharva 500 Nepali 400 - 20 20 - -
 Gangai 60 Nepali 60 - - - - -
 Gharti 20,000 Nepali 19,000 - - 300 - -
 Gonrhi 90 Bhojpuri 90 - - - - -
 Goriya (Hindu traditions) 70 Awadhi 70 - - - - -
 Gosain 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
Gurung Ghale 14,000 Ghale, Southern 300 - 12,000 1,100 - 200
 Gurung Ghaleg 88,000 Gurung 2,300 - 76,000 9,800 - 700
 Hadi 90 Maithili 90 - - - - -
 Hajam 1,200 Urdu - 1,200 - - - -
 Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 3,000 Maithili 3,000 - - - - -
 Hayu 100 Wayu 100 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Jirel 1,000 Jirel 200 - 700 40 - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 200 Bhojpuri 200 - - - - -
 Kaibartta 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 70 Maithili 70 - - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 6,900 Maithili 6,800 - - 40 - -
 Kamar 500 Nepali 500 - - - - -
 Kami 78,000 Nepali 75,000 - 100 2,900 - -
 Kandu 1,400 Bhojpuri 1,400 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Kawar Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 3,100 Maithili 3,100 - - 60 - -
 Khaling 100 Khaling 30 - 70 - - 20
Khambu 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 60 Awadhi 60 - - - - -
 Khatwa 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Kisan 100 Kurux 100 - - - - -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 90 Rajbanshi 60 - - - - 40
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 3,700 Maithili 3,700 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 40 Awadhi 40 - - - - -
Kuchbandia 70 Awadhi 70 - - - - -
 Kulung 300 Kulung 20 - 200 - - 100
 Kumal 9,900 Nepali 9,600 - 90 200 - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Bhojpuri 1,400 - - - - -
Kusunda Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
 Kyerung 3,600 Kyerung - - 3,600 - - -
 Lhomi, Shing Saapa 200 Lhomi - - 200 - - -
 Loba 70 Lhowa - - 70 - - -
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 300 Bhojpuri 300 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Maithili 1,500 - - - - -
 Lohar (Muslim traditions) 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
Lohorung 30 Yamphu, Southern 30 - - - - -
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Magar 171,000 Nepali 154,000 - 7,700 10,000 - -
 Majhi 18,000 Nepali 15,000 - 40 1,200 - 1,400
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Manihar 40 Bhojpuri - 40 - - - -
 Mech 40 Boro 40 - - - - -
 Miyan 6,400 Urdu - 6,400 - - - -
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Moghal 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Mugal 100 Nepali - - 100 - - -
 Munda, Horo 100 Maithili 100 - - 20 - 30
 Murao (Hindu traditions) 400 Awadhi 400 - - - - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
Nachhiring 30 Nachiring - - - - - 20
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 5,300 Maithili 5,300 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 40 Bhojpuri 40 - - - - -
 Newah 905,000 Newar 753,000 - 145,000 7,400 - 700
 Oraon, Dhangar 200 Kurux 100 - - 20 - 70
 Pahari 11,000 Nepali 7,400 - 2,500 400 - 600
 Pashtun, Pathan 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Pasi (Hindu traditions) 300 Bhojpuri 300 - - - - -
 Pinjara 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Qassab 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Qazi 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Rai 77,000 Nepali 46,000 - - 11,000 - 20,000
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Rajbanshi 700 - - 100 - 500
 Rajbhar 200 Bhojpuri 200 - - - - -
Rajdhob 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
Raji 60 Raji 60 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 2,500 Maithili 2,400 - - - - 40
 Raute Unknown Raute - - - - - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 90 Urdu - 90 - - - -
 Rongkup 200 Lepcha - - 100 - - 40
Sampang 80 Sampang - - - - - 80
 Santal (Sawntal) 300 Santhali 60 - - - - 200
 Sarki 48,000 Nepali 46,000 - 500 1,500 - 40
 Sayyid 1,700 Urdu - 1,700 - - - -
 Shaikh 14,000 Urdu - 14,000 - - - -
 Sherpa 34,000 Sherpa - - 31,000 3,100 - 200
 Sherpa Helambu 2,800 Hyolmo 40 - 2,700 40 - -
 Silpkar (Hindu traditions) 500 Nepali 500 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Maithili 1,000 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Maithili 2,000 - - 100 - -
 Sunuwar 6,500 Sunwar 5,900 - 200 400 - -
 Tajpuriya 300 Rajbanshi 300 - - - - -
 Tamang 814,000 Tamang, Eastern 133,000 - 622,000 57,000 - 1,000
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 800 Maithili 800 - - - - -
 Tangbe 70 Nepali - - 70 - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Maithili 10,000 - - 70 - -
 Teli (Muslim traditions) 60 Urdu - 60 - - - -
 Thakali 3,400 Nepali 1,600 - 1,600 200 - -
 Thakali Marphali 300 Thakali 90 - 200 - - -
Thakali Tin Gaule 60 Thakali - - 60 - - -
 Thakuri 34,000 Nepali 33,000 - 400 900 - -
Thakuria 90 Bhojpuri - 90 - - - -
 Thami 6,800 Thangmi 5,500 - 900 200 - 300
 Tharu Khawas 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Tharu Rana 900 Tharu, Dangaura 900 - - - - -
 Tharu unspecified 27,000 Tharu, Dangaura 22,000 - - 4,500 - -
 Thathera (Hindu traditions) 60 Maithili 60 - - - - -
Thulung 300 Thulung 200 - - - - 90
 Tibetan, Bhotia 2,800 Tibetan, Central - - 2,800 - - -
 Tokpegola 40 Sherpa 40 - - - - -
Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 500 Awadhi 500 - - - - -
 Walang 40 Walungge 40 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 9,300 Maithili 9,300 - - - - -
 Yakkha 500 Yakkha 200 - - - - 300
 Yakthumba, Limbu 19,000 Limbu 12,000 - 4,000 1,300 - 2,000
Yamphu 40 Yamphu - - 40 - - -
 Yehlmo 7,900 Hyolmo 900 - 6,800 90 - -
  Totals:  182 4,242,000   173 3,121,000 28,000 934,000 121,000 100 39,000


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