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Population of Nepal 2022

Nepal is a landlocked country in South Asia. It is mainly situated in the Himalayas, but also includes parts of the Indo-Gangetic Plain, bordering Tibet of China to the north, and India in the south, east, and west. As per the World Population Prospects, 2019 by the United Nations, the population of Nepal in 2021 is 29,500,808 (29.5 million or 2.95 Crore)

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Nepal Population 2022

Nepal has a population growth rate during 2020-2021 of 1.85%. Its estimated population in 2022 is  30,225,581 (30.22 million)* equivalent to 0.37% of the total world population. The total Land Area of Nepal is 143,351 sq. km (55,348 sq. mi) & the Population Density of Nepal is 203 per Km2 (526 people per mi2).

Population of Nepal in 2022 – 30.22 million or 3 Crore (Approx)
Nepal2022 Population
Total Population30,225,581 (30 million or 3 Crore)
Global Rank49
Share of World Pop.0.37%
Land Area 143,351 sq. km (55,348 sq. mi)
Area Rank93
Pop. Density203 people/sq. km
Capital CityKathmandu

Source: World Population Prospects 2019

Nepal Demographics
Fertility Rate* of Nepal1.93
Infant mortality rate ** in Nepal23.4
Median Age in Nepal 24.6 Years
Life Expectancy in Nepal71.74 years

Urban Population of  Nepal21.4 %

*Fertility rate, average number of children born to women during their reproductive years.

**Infant mortality rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age.

Religion in Nepal

Religion in Nepal

  • Hinduism – 81.34%
  • Buddhism – 9.04%
  • Islam – 4.39%
  • Kiratism – 3.04%
  • Christianity – 1.41%
  • Nature workship – 0.46%
  • Bon – 0.04%
  • Sikhism – 0.01%
  • Jainism – 0.01%
  • Others – 0.26%

Source: Wikipedia

Top Cities in Nepal by Population

#CityProvincePopultion
1KathmanduBagmati9,75,453
2PokharaGandaki4,14,141
3LalitpurBagmati2,84,922
4BharatpurBagmati2,80,502
5BirgunjProvince No. 22,40,922
6BiratnagarProvince No. 12,14,662
7JanakpurProvince No. 21,59,468
8GhorahiLumbini1,56,164
9HetaudaBagmati1,52,875
10DhangadhiSudurpashchim1,47,741
11TulsipurLumbini1,41,528
12ItahariProvince No. 11,40,517
13NepalgunjLumbini1,38,951
14ButwalLumbini1,38,741
15DharanProvince No. 11,37,705
16KalaiyaProvince No. 21,23,659
17JitpursimaraProvince No. 21,17,496
18MechinagarProvince No. 11,11,797
19BudhanilkanthaBagmati1,07,918
20GokarneshwarBagmati1,07,351