What is the population situation of Nepal?
Nepal conducted a widespread national census in 2011 by the Nepal 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 data included statistics on population size, households, sex and age distribution, place of birth, residence characteristics, literacy, marital status, religion, language spoken, caste/ethnic group, economically active population, number of children, employment status, and occupation.
Total population in 2011: 26,494,504
Increase since last census 2001: 3,343,081
Annual population growth rate (exponential growth): 1.35
Number of households: 5,427,302
Average Household Size: 4.88
Population in Mountain: 6.73%, Hill: 43.00% and Terai: 50.27%.