Population of Muslim in Nepal


As per the statistics of Nepal’s National Population Census 2068 B.S. (2011A.D.), the Muslim are in the number of 11,64,255 around 4.4 percent of the total population of Nepal which is 2,64,94,504. The Muslim community peoples are debating that there are more number of Muslim peoples than mentioned as per the census. The resident and presence of the Muslim peoples can be found at overall 75 districts of Nepal. As a permanent resident and temporary migration for business and livelihood, Muslim peoples can be found in 75 districts of Nepal. As per the statistics of the population census there are 464 Muslim in Hilly region, 56,339 in Mountain region and 11,07,452 in terai. In aspects of sex, there are 5,79,501 female and 5,84,754 male Muslim peoples. Maximum of 1,35,283 Muslim peoples reside at Rautahat district whereas only 2 Muslim peoples reside at Taplejung district.