Country:

Nepal

State: Karnali
District: All

Number of People Groups

47

Unreached People Groups

43

Total Population

612,000

Buddhist

5.1 %

Christian

0.7 %

Hindu

94.0 %

Muslim

0.0 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

0.2 %
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Ansari 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 900 Nepali 900 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 4,900 Nepali 4,900 - - - - -
 Bania unspecified Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Bhote 700 Nepali 500 - 300 20 - -
 Brahmin Hill 54,000 Nepali 54,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Terai 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Byansi 2,800 Humla 2,800 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Chhantyal 90 Nepali 60 - 30 - - -
 Chhetri 270,000 Nepali 267,000 - 3,000 100 - -
 Darjee 22,000 Nepali 22,000 - 100 300 - -
 Dolpa 4,600 Sherpa 100 - 4,500 50 - -
Gandharva 40 Nepali 40 - - - - -
 Gharti 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
Gurung Ghale Unknown Ghale, Southern - - - - - -
 Gurung Ghaleg 3,800 Gurung 100 - 3,400 70 - 200
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Jirel 40 Jirel - - 40 - - -
 Kami 80,000 Nepali 78,000 - 700 800 - 400
 Kandu Unknown Bhojpuri - - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Kumal 1,100 Nepali 1,100 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 50 Bhojpuri 50 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Maithili 2,100 - - - - -
 Magar 48,000 Nepali 44,000 - 1,900 1,800 - 600
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Miyan 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Newah 1,100 Newar 900 - 100 - - -
 Pahari 70 Nepali 70 - - - - -
 Rai 100 Nepali 30 - - - - 100
Rajdhob Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Raute 20 Raute 20 - - - - -
 Sarki 19,000 Nepali 19,000 - 100 400 - 20
 Sayyid 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Shaikh 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 30 Sunwar 30 - - - - -
 Tamang 15,000 Tamang, Eastern 100 - 14,000 400 - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Thakali 300 Nepali 200 - 100 - - -
 Thakuri 80,000 Nepali 77,000 - 2,700 300 - -
 Thami 100 Thangmi 100 - - - - -
 Tharu unspecified 500 Tharu, Dangaura 500 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 70 Maithili 70 - - - - -
 Yakthumba, Limbu 60 Limbu 40 - 20 - - -
  Totals:  47 612,000   43 575,000 100 31,000 4,200 0 1,400