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Nepal Census 2011 and 2001: Caste & Ethnic Group

CASTE OR ETHNIC GROUP

जात / जाति

Population

In 2001

Percent

In 2001

Population

In 2011

Chhetree

3,593,496

15.80

4,398,053

Brahman- Hill

2,896,477

12.74

3,226,903

Magar

1,622,421

7.14

1,887,733

Tharu

1,533,879

6.75

1,737,470

Tamang

1,282,304

5.64

1,539,830

Newar

1,245,232

5.48

1,321,933

Muslim

971,056

4.27

1,164,255

Kami

895,954

3.94

1,258,554

Yadav

895,423

3.94

1,054,458

Rai

635,151

2.79

620,004

Gurung

686,000

2.39

522,641

Damai / Dholi

390,305

1.72

472,862

Limbu

359,379

1.58

387,300

Thakuri

334,120

1.47

425,623

Sarki

318,989

1.40

374,816

Teli

304,536

1.34

369,688

Chamar / Harijan / Ram

269,661

1.19

335,893

Koiri / Kushwaha

251,274

1.11

306,393

Kurmi

212,842

0.94

231,129

Sanyasi / Dashnami

199,127

0.88

227,822

Dhanuk

188,150

0.83

219,808

Musahar

172,434

0.76

234,490

Dusad/Paswan/Pasi

158,525

0.70

208,910

Sherpa

154,622

0.68

112,946

Sonar

145,088

0.64

64,335

Kewat

136,953

0.60

153,772

Brahmin-Terai

134,496

0.59

134,106

Katha Baniyan

126,971

0.56

138,637

Gharti/Bhujel

117,568

0.52

118,650

Mallah

115,986

0.51

173,261

Kalwar

115,606

0.51

128,232

Kumal

99,389

0.44

121,196

Hajam / Thakur

98,169

0.43

117,758

Kanu

95,826

0.42

125,184

Rajbansi

95,812

0.42

115,242

Sunuwar

95,254

0.42

55,712

Sudhi

89,846

0.40

93,115

Lohar

82,637

0.36

101,421

Tatma

76,512

0.34

0.34

Natuwa


 

1,500

Dhandi


 

969

Dhankar / Darikar


 

1,328

Kulung


 

14,726

Ghale


 

12,356

Khawas


 

9,686

Rajdhob


 

6,628

Khatwe

74,972

0.33


Dhobi

73,413

0.32


Majhi

72,614

0.32


Nuniya

66,873

0.29


Kumhar

54,413

0.24


Danuwar

53,229

0.23


Chepang

52,237

0.23

 

Haluwai

50,583

0.22

 

Rajput

48,454

0.21

 

Kayastha

46,071

0.20

 

Budhae

45,975

0.20

 

Marwadi

43,971

0.19

 

Santhal/Satar

42,698

0.19

 

Dhagar/Jhagar

41,764

0.18

 

Bantar

35,839

0.16

 

Barae

35,434

0.16

 

Kahar

34,531

0.15

 

Gangai

31,318

0.14

 

Lodha

24,738

0.11

 

Rajbhar

24,263

0.11

 

Thami

22,999

0.10

 

Dhimal

19,537

0.09

 

Bhote

19,261

0.08

 

Bing/Binda

18,720

0.08

 

Bhediyar/Gaderi

17,729

0.08

 

Nurang

17,522

0.08

 

Yakkha

17,003

0.07

 

Darai

14,859

0.07

 

Tajpuriya

13,250

0.06

 

Thakali

12,973

0.06

 

Chidimar

12,296

0.05

 

Pahari

11,505

0.05

 

Mali

11,390

0.05

 

Bangali

9,860

0.04

 

Chhantel

9,814

0.04

 

Dom

8,931

0.04

 

Kamar

8,761

0.04

 

Bote

7,969

0.04

 

Brahmu/Baramu

7,383

0.03

 

Gaine/Gandarbha

5,887

0.03

 

Jirel

5,316

0.02

 

Adivasi/Janajati

5,259

0.02

 

Duga

5,169

0.02

 

Churaute

4,893

0.02

 

Badi

4,442

0.02

 

Meche

3,763

0.02

 

Lepcha

3,660

0.02

 

Halkhor

3,621

0.02

 

Punjabi/Sikh

3,054

0.01

 

Kisan

2,876

0.01

 

Raji

2,399

0.01

 

Byangsi

2,103

0.01

Hayu

1,821

0.01

Koche

1,429

0.01

Dhunia

1,231

0.01

Walung

1,148

0.01

Jaine

1,015

0.00

Munda

660

0.00

Raute

658

0.00

Yehlmo

579

0.00

Patharkata/Kuswadiya

552

0.00

Kusunda

164

0.00

Dalit/Unidentified

173,401

0.76

Unidentified Caste/Ethnicity

231,641

1.02

Total

22,736,934

100.00

 

Source: http://www.cbs.gov.np

 

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