Nepal Population of Nepal Census By Nepal Central Bureau

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According to eleventh census held recently, the total Population of Nepal is 2 crore 66 lakhs. Census is generally taken in 10 years. Census that was taken from Asar 3 to asar 13 2068 has the increment of Nepal population by 14.99 percentage. In 2058, the total population of nepal was 2 crore 37 lakhs.

These statics shows the actual population of Nepal. Yes, the population increment percentage is 14.99 now. To know more about the population of Nepal, you must be here.

Nepal ko Janganana 2068

Nepal ko Janganana 2068 census was two crores and sixty six lakhs. Population of Nepal in 2013 is 27,797,457, 2012 is 27,474,377, 2011 is 27,156,367 and 2010 is 26,846,016. Census is done in Nepal in every ten years duration. During the census, all the factors of population in different categories like age, religion, gender, employment are determined. The population increment rate of Nepal is given by 14.99 percentage (roundly we can say it as 15 percentage).

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Nepal Population 2068

Eleventh census on 2068 BS gave the data of total population of Nepal as two crores and sixty six lakhs. Census was done in month Asar of 2068 Bs. There was 2 crores 37 lakhs population according to the tenth census done in 2058 BS. In ten years of period, the total population of Nepal was increased by 29 lakhs.

Census has a great role in development of a country. Plan for development are made looking at a census. The different categories in census helps to make effective plans for development. Upcoming census of Nepal will be taken in 2078 BS which will be the thirteenth census of Nepal.

In Nepal Census is conducted by Nepal Central Bureau of Statistics. Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) was established in 1959 under Statistics Act, 2015 BS as the central agency for the collection, consolidation, processing, analysis, publication and dissemination of statistics. Census 2011 also known as National Population and Housing Census 2011 marks hundred years in the history of population census in Nepal. Nepal has been conducting population censuses almost decennially and the census 2011 is the eleventh. The first population census was conducted in 1911 A.D. (1968 B.S.). The census is considered as the first modern census of Nepal which was held or conducted on 1952/54. It has been introducing internationally as comparable concepts, definitions and classifications.


The Population of Nepal as of the census day i.e. held on June 22, 2011 which stands at 26,494,504 showing total population which increase at rate of 1.35 per annum. Likewise the total number of households founds in the country is 5,427,302 with 5,423,297 number individual households and 4,005 numbers institutional households (that includes Barracks, Hostels, Monasteries etc).

Geographically, Terai constitutes 50.27 percent i.e. 13,318,705 population of the total population from which Hill and Mountain constitutes 43 percent i.e. 11,394,007 and 6.73 percent i.e. 1,781,792) respectively. Among the five development regions, Central development region has got the highest population i.e. 36.45 percent and among them far western region records the lowest i.e 9.63 percent.

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The number of males per 100 females at the national level was 99.8 in 2001 and later it decreased to 91.6 in 2011.

Population density (average number of population per square kilometer) at the national level is 180 compared to 157 in 2001. More population is found in Kathmandu district as there are about 4,416 person per square km and least number of population is found in Manang district as there is about 3 person per square km.

Nepal Census by Nepal Central Bureau

As, Nepali culture is different within the country, there are 126 caste and ethnic groups reported in the census 2011. Among many caste the largest caste/ethnic groups are chhetris as they have 16.6% (4,398,053) of the total population, as Brahman-Hill have (12.2% ; 3,226,903), Magar (7.1% ; 1,887,733), Tharu (6.6% ; 1,737,470), Tamang (5.8% ; 1,539,830), Newar (5% ; 1,321,933), Kami (4.8% ; 1,258,554), Musalman (4.4% ; 1,164,255), Yadav (4% ; 1,054,458) and Rai (2.3% ; 620,004). 10 types of religion categories are being reported in the census. Hindu is followed by 81.3 percent (21,551,492) of the population followed by Buddhism (9%; 2,396,099), Islam (4.4%; 1,162,370), , Kirat (3.1%; 807,169), Christianity (1.4%; 375,699), Prakriti (0.5%; 121,982), Bon (13,006), Jainism (3,214), Bahai (1,283) and Sikhism (609).

Nepal Literacy Rate

According to total literacy rate population for aged 5 years was 54.1 percent in 2001 and later it has been increased to 65.9 percent in 2011.

The Central Bureau of Statistics working with the 58 municipalities and the 3915 Village Development Committees at a district level, they recorded data from all the municipalities and villages of each district. The whole operation of the census took five years from 2008/09 (2065/66 B.S.) to 2012/13 (B.S.2069/70) to complete preparatory works, data collection, data processing and tabulation.

Though a small country, we have a very high population density especially in Urban areas. Hence proper control measures and awareness is necessary in the country to control its increasing population.

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