How Many People In Nepal

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According to the latest available data, the current population of Nepal is estimated to be around 31 million people as of 2024. The population of Nepal has been steadily rising in recent decades, with a growth rate of 0.92% per year. In the 2011 census, Nepal’s population was approximately 26 million people, with a population growth rate of 1.35.

The population of Nepal is diverse, with over 125 distinct ethnic groups, speaking 123 different mother tongues and following several indigenous and folk religions in Buddhism, Islam, and Christianity. The majority of Nepalese still live in the central highlands, and the northern mountains are sparsely populated. The largest cities in Nepal are Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Patan, with Kathmandu having nearly 1.5 million residents.

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