Fruit vendor waiting for customers in Kathmandu, Nepal
Fruit vendor waiting for customers in Kathmandu, Nepal. By Bryon Lippincott

The total number of companies in Nepal is 923,356. Among, them just about half (50.1%) are registered. And on average, companies in Nepal employ less than 4 people. 

Kathmandu, Jhapa, Rupandehi, Morang, and Sunsari are the districts with the highest number of companies in Nepal. 

Province 3 has the most companies or establishments, followed by Province 1 and Province 5. Check out the chart below to see how many companies are in each province. 

Source: Nepal Economic Census, 2018