We Nepali

How many Nepalese are in the world?

This is very interesting and challenging question to answer, but we have the answer for it. Total worldwide Nepalese population is approximately 35,762,000, or in other words, 3 crores, 57 lakhs, 62 thousand. See list of countries, population and source below.


Government census data

नेपालको राश्टृय जनगणना २०६८ (सन् २०१२) अनुसार नेपालको जनसंख्या २६,६२१,००० रहेको छ । बिदेसिएका नेपाली १९,१७९,९०३ जस मध्ये पुरुष १६,६३,२३७ (८६ .७ प्रतिशत) र महिला २,५४,६६६ (१३.३ प्रतिशत) रहेको छ ।

According to official government data, Nepal had 26, 621, 000 according to 2012 Nepal Census and 22,736,934 population in 2001. In the United States (USA), there were 59,490 Nepalese American in 2010 and 11,715 Nepalese American in 2001. There were only 3,505 Nepalese in Canada in 2006. In Hong Kong, there were 12,564 Nepalese in 2001.

Nepal Census between 1968-2068 B.S.


List of Nepalese population worldwide:

Nepalese Community Worldwide Nepalese Population (approx.) Gov. Census
Australia 10,000
Bhutan 110,000
Canada 6,000 3,505*
China 21,000
Continental Europe 20,000
Hong Kong 35,000 12,564**
India 4,100,000
Japan 100,000
Myanmar 400,000
Malaysia 300,000
Nepal 30,000,000


27.8 million (Census 2013)

Qatar 100,000
Saudi Arabia 350,000
UAE 50,000
UK 50,000




Total Nepali Population (approx.) 35,762,000 (Excluding Gov. Census)

*Statistics Canada 2006. **Hong Kong Census 2001. *** Nepal Census 2001, ****U.S. Census 2001, *****U.S. Census 2010

Source:, & other sources.

The purpose of Data Collected from Online Form, a dynamic data generation social networking portal that will facilitate the count of Nepali people from around the world. Our goal is to encourage the Nepalese community as a whole, and Nepalese individuals in particular, to play a significant role in promoting the importance and value of the census count in their respective countries. We had successfully campaigned in the 2010 census count in the United States. The UK. Census conducted in 2011. Latest Nepal census was held in 2012 (B.S. 2068).

Counting, Listing Name

The user data will be generated automatically when a user enters her/his first name, last name, email, country of residence and city, province or state and submits by clicking the '€œI Join'€ button. The user data will be instantly recorded for analysis and will appear under the '€œPopulation by Country'€ link in alphabetical order. The user can search her/his name by using search box or '€œPopulation by Country'€ or 'Find Your Name'€. The user data (info) will be protected under the international and U.S. cyber laws, privacy policies.

We will not disclose (publish) or share or use your email except that we may contact you via email regarding our upcoming events, surveys, or polls and if we make any changes in our Terms of Use (TOU), Privacy Policy etc. In that case, we will give email recipients an '€˜unsubscribe'€™ option. Please read our full Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Disclaimer for details info. is Non-Government is not associated with any government census bureau or survey department. may endorse any government'€™s community, public initiative that is important to the Nepalese community. is owned and developed by is solely responsible for its operation, expense and any legal liability.


We will enlist all Nepalese organizations from each country to become affiliate members of Each organization will be listed alphabetically under the '€œNepalese Orgs'€ link at

Media Partners

We will encourage the Nepalese media (online, print, broadcast) in each country to be our media partner in effecting promotion of this project. The names will be listed alphabetically under the '€œMedia Partner'€ link at

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Updated: October 2, 2015