Country:

Nepal

State: Mechi
District: All

Number of People Groups

139

Unreached People Groups

130

Total Population

1,571,000

Buddhist

9.3 %

Christian

2.0 %

Hindu

62.5 %

Muslim

1.7 %

Sikh

0.0 %

Other Religions

24.5 %
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adibasi Janajati 500 Nepali 500 - - - - -
 Ansari 1,000 Urdu - 1,000 - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 200 Maithili 200 - - - - -
Badhi (Hindu traditions) 500 Nepali 500 - - - - -
 Baha'i 40 Nepali - - - - - 40
 Bahna (Hindu traditions) 50 Maithili 50 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 18,000 Nepali 18,000 - - - - 700
 Bangali (Hindu traditions) 4,600 Maithili 4,600 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 1,000 Bhojpuri 900 - - - - 40
 Bania Mahesri 90 Marwari 90 - - - - -
 Bania Oswal 100 Marwari 70 - - - - 30
 Bania unspecified 3,800 Maithili 3,600 - - - - 200
 Bantar 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Bantawa 800 Bantawa 200 - 600 - - -
Bardai 100 Nepali 100 - - - - -
 Bedia (Hindu traditions) 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Bhand (Muslim traditions) 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 900 Maithili 900 - - - - -
 Bhote 1,100 Nepali 200 - 900 - - -
 Bind 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Bote-Majhi 600 Bote 600 - 30 - - -
 Brahmin Bhumihar 1,000 Maithili 1,000 - - - - -
 Brahmin Hill 294,000 Nepali 278,000 - - - - 17,000
 Brahmin Terai 4,100 Maithili 4,000 - - - - 60
 Byansi 200 Humla 200 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Chamling 600 Chamling 200 - 400 - - -
 Chepang, Tsepang 20 Chepang 20 - - - - -
 Chhantyal 90 Nepali 90 - - - - -
 Chhetri 225,000 Nepali 221,000 - 1,800 100 - 700
 Christian Unknown Nepali - - - - - -
Churaute 1,400 Nepali 40 1,300 - - - -
 Danuwar Rai 2,900 Danuwar 2,800 - 50 - - -
 Darai 20 Darai 20 - - - - -
 Darjee 29,000 Nepali 28,000 - 900 200 - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 20 Maithili 20 - - - - -
 Darzi (Muslim traditions) 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Dhanuk 2,600 Maithili 2,600 - - - - -
 Dhimal 10,000 Dhimal 10,000 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 700 Maithili 700 - - - - -
 Domar (Hindu traditions) 600 Maithili 600 - - - - -
 Dusadh (Hindu traditions) 700 Maithili 700 - - - - -
 Gadaria (Hindu traditions) 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
Gandharva 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Gangai 12,000 Nepali 12,000 - 200 - - -
 Gharti 11,000 Nepali 10,000 - 700 50 - 30
Gurung Ghale 70 Ghale, Southern - - 70 - - -
 Gurung Ghaleg 29,000 Gurung 2,700 - 24,000 800 - 1,200
 Hadi 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Hajam 1,100 Urdu - 1,100 - - - -
 Halalkhor (Hindu traditions) 40 Maithili 40 - - - - -
 Halwai (Hindu traditions) 2,900 Maithili 2,900 - - - - -
 Hayu 100 Wayu 100 - - - - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 80 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 80 -
 Jirel 40 Jirel 40 - - - - -
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) 200 Bhojpuri 200 - - - - -
 Kaibartta 90 Maithili 90 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) Unknown Maithili - - - - - -
 Kalwar (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Maithili 1,100 - - - - -
 Kamar 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Kami 50,000 Nepali 49,000 - 1,000 800 - -
 Kandu 500 Bhojpuri 500 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 400 Maithili 400 - - - - -
 Kawar 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Maithili 1,200 - - - - -
 Khaling 400 Khaling 60 - 300 - - -
Khambu 700 Nepali 700 - - - - -
 Khas 900 Nepali 500 - 300 - - -
 Khatwa 100 Maithili 100 - - - - -
 Kisan 1,200 Kurux 1,200 - - 30 - -
 Koch (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Rajbanshi 1,200 - - - - -
 Koiri (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Maithili 1,400 - - - - -
 Kulung 1,000 Kulung 200 - 700 - - -
 Kumal 3,400 Nepali 3,000 - 300 90 - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 80 Maithili 80 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Bhojpuri 1,800 - - - - -
Kusunda 20 Nepali 20 - - - - -
 Lhomi, Shing Saapa Unknown Lhomi - - - - - -
 Lodha (Hindu traditions) 30 Bhojpuri 30 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
Lohorung 200 Yamphu, Southern - - - - - 200
 Lunia (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Maithili 1,400 - - - - -
 Magar 45,000 Nepali 35,000 - 7,600 1,200 - 800
 Majhi 8,500 Nepali 8,300 - 20 - - 200
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Mallah (Hindu traditions) 2,200 Maithili 2,200 - - - - -
 Mech 4,600 Boro 4,500 - - 90 - 50
Mewahang 1,000 Mewahang, Eastern 300 - 30 - - 700
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) 90 Maithili 90 - - - - -
 Munda, Horo 600 Maithili 500 - - 30 - -
 Musahar (Hindu traditions) 3,500 Maithili 3,500 - - - - -
Nachhiring 400 Nachiring - - - - - 400
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 3,400 Maithili 3,400 - - - - -
 Namassej (Hindu traditions) 300 Maithili 300 - - - - -
 Nat (Hindu traditions) 30 Bhojpuri 30 - - - - -
 Newah 47,000 Newar 35,000 - 11,000 500 - 300
 Oraon, Dhangar 2,000 Kurux 1,900 - - 60 - 20
 Pahari 30 Nepali - - 30 - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Pinjara 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Qazi 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Rai 156,000 Nepali 21,000 - 80 7,000 - 128,000
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 82,000 Rajbanshi 74,000 - - 5,300 - 2,800
 Rajbhar 20 Bhojpuri 20 - - - - -
Raji 100 Raji 100 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 700 Maithili 700 - - - - 30
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) 800 Urdu - 800 - - - -
 Raute 100 Raute 100 - - - - -
 Rayeen (Muslim traditions) 100 Urdu - 100 - - - -
 Rongkup 3,300 Lepcha 80 - 3,100 200 - -
Sampang 500 Sampang 60 - 400 - - 30
 Santal (Sawntal) 34,000 Santhali 30,000 - - 1,700 - 2,300
Sarbaria 300 Nepali 300 - - - - 40
 Sarki 9,500 Nepali 8,300 - 800 300 - 60
 Sayyid 1,400 Urdu - 1,400 - - - -
 Shaikh 19,000 Urdu - 19,000 - - - -
 Sherpa 20,000 Sherpa - - 19,000 700 - 300
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Maithili 1,100 - - - - -
 Sunri (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Maithili 1,400 - - - - -
 Sunuwar 11,000 Sunwar 7,700 - 800 400 - 1,700
 Tajpuriya 14,000 Rajbanshi 14,000 - 20 - - 100
 Tamang 70,000 Tamang, Eastern 8,800 - 55,000 5,100 - 800
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Maithili 1,200 - - - - -
 Tanti (Hindu traditions) 500 Maithili 500 - - - - -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 6,700 Maithili 6,700 - - - - -
 Thakali 200 Nepali 200 - - - - -
 Thakuri 1,000 Nepali 1,000 - - - - -
 Thami 1,300 Thangmi 900 - - - - 400
 Tharu unspecified 11,000 Tharu, Dangaura 10,000 - - 600 - -
Thulung 300 Thulung 100 - 90 - - 30
 Tokpegola 1,600 Sherpa - - 1,600 - - -
 Walang 1,300 Walungge 200 - 800 - - 300
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 5,200 Maithili 5,200 - - - - -
 Yakkha 3,500 Yakkha 900 - 100 50 - 2,500
 Yakthumba, Limbu 259,000 Limbu 18,000 - 11,000 6,400 - 223,000
Yamphu 700 Yamphu 30 - 600 - - -
 Yehlmo 1,500 Hyolmo - - 1,500 - - -
  Totals:  139 1,571,000   130 981,000 27,000 146,000 32,000 80 385,000


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