Language:  Konkani, Goan

Estimated Global Speakers

3,570,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

21

Scripture Status

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Not Available

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Gospel Recordings

Map Notes
Primary Language
(21 people groups)
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
Beldar Mith Gauda India 1,600
Bhavit India 11,000
Chaptegar India 7,900
Charodi India 5,500
Daman Catholic India 2,900
Ghadi India 7,100
Goanese Australia 2,600
Goanese Canada 1,700
Goanese India 682,000
Goanese Mozambique 23,000
Goanese Uganda 52,000
Goanese, Kenyan Kenya 10,000
Halleer India 5,200
Harkantra India 23,000
 Kunbi Konkani India 779,000
Nai Mhalo Nhavi India 1,500
Padiar India 1,500
Rajpur India 59,000
Sunri (Muslim traditions) India 16,000
Thovoi India 19,000
Velip India 37,000
  Totals:  21     13
Secondary Language
(245 people groups)
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Adi Dravida India 8,537,000
Adi Dravida Christian India 651,000
 Adi Karnataka India 3,386,000
Adi Karnataka Christian India 203,000
 Agamudaiyan unspecified India 253,000
Ager (Hindu traditions) India 17,000
 Agri India 510,000
Ajila India 3,900
 Alambadi Kurichchan India 50,000
 Andh India 570,000
Anduran India 2,900
Anglo Indian India 154,000
 Ansari India 12,400,000
Anuppan India 1,200
Arandan India 600
Arayan India 237,000
 Arunthathiyar India 1,103,000
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India 7,623,000
Badhai Konkani India 57,000
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) India 3,370,000
 Baira India 8,600
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) India 4,100,000
Bakad India 7,000
Bakuda India 15,000
Balagai India 10,000
 Balai (Hindu traditions) India 2,622,000
 Balija (Hindu traditions) India 1,758,000
Bandi (Hindu traditions) India 5,500
 Bania Agarwal India 5,679,000
Bania Chaturth India 37,000
 Bania Chetti India 828,000
Bania Gujar India 226,000
Bania Kasar India 80,000
 Bania Komti India 2,077,000
Bania Mahajan India 223,000
 Bania Mahesri India 432,000
 Bania Mahur India 1,012,000
 Bania unspecified India 16,643,000
 Banijiga India 875,000
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) India 7,056,000
 Basor India 1,074,000
Bathada India 3,500
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) India 2,377,000
Bedar Bile India 122,000
Bedar Kare India 118,000
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) India 1,958,000
Bellara India 1,800
 Bhaina India 85,000
 Bhandari India 754,000
Bhansala India 324,000
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) India 1,606,000
 Bhatia (Hindu traditions) India 273,000
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) India 5,794,000
Bhottada India 539,000
Bidur India 418,000
 Bind India 1,151,000
 Boya India 4,407,000
 Brahmin Chitpavan India 560,000
 Brahmin Deshastha India 653,000
Brahmin Devarukha India 38,000
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat India 329,000
 Brahmin Gaur India 3,584,000
 Brahmin Gujar Gaur India 313,000
Brahmin Havik India 30,000
 Brahmin Joshi India 441,000
 Brahmin Kanaujia India 5,016,000
 Brahmin Kannada India 522,000
Brahmin Karbadu India 67,000
Brahmin Karhada India 95,000
Brahmin Mahratta India 547,000
Brahmin Marathi India 119,000
Brahmin Mewada India 114,000
Brahmin Nambudiri India 109,000
 Brahmin Sanadhya India 3,182,000
 Brahmin Saraswat India 702,000
 Brahmin Sawaria India 5,047,000
 Brahmin unspecified India 34,129,000
 Budega Jangam India 340,000
Byari (Beary) India 529,000
Chaliyan India 6,700
 Chalvadi India 247,000
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) India 53,436,000
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) India 1,791,000
 Chenna Dasar India 82,000
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) India 436,000
Cherumar Christian India 521,000
Chitrakar (Hindu traditions) India 72,000
 Christian India 1,467,000
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) India 134,000
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) India 2,423,000
 Devadiga (Hindu traditions) India 177,000
Devadiga Kalavant India 8,300
 Devanga India 567,000
 Dhangar Bharwad India 3,249,000
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) India 12,360,000
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) India 1,127,000
Dhobi Parit India 295,000
 Dhor India 174,000
 Gamit India 532,000
 Gandla India 84,000
 Gangakula India 1,798,000
 Garoda (Hindu traditions) India 147,000
 Gauda India 2,369,000
Gawli India 20,000
Ghadasi India 10,000
 Ghisadi India 22,000
 Giddikki India 83,000
 Gond unspecified India 9,939,000
Gondaru India 113,000
 Gondhali India 68,000
Gopal India 44,000
 Gosain unspecified India 1,348,000
 Gowdulu India 11,000
 Gudigar India 3,300
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) India 8,339,000
Habura India 8,800
 Hajam India 2,309,000
Halsar India 13,000
 Halwakki Wakkal India 160,000
Hanabar India 89,000
 Hasalaru India 30,000
Hasla India 1,500
 Holar India 190,000
 Holaya India 943,000
 Ilavan India 6,587,000
Ilavan Christian India 136,000
 Jingar India 79,000
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) India 3,722,000
 Kachari (Hindu traditions) India 96,000
 Kadia (Hindu traditions) India 176,000
Kadu Kuruba India 28,000
 Kaikadi India 392,000
 Kaikolan India 2,684,000
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) India 2,550,000
 Kalal Idiga India 2,041,000
Kalavant India 12,000
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) India 764,000
 Kathodi India 364,000
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) India 482,000
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) India 2,627,000
 Khoja India 493,000
 Kokna India 1,260,000
 Kolhati India 34,000
 Koli (Hindu traditions) India 2,615,000
 Koli Dhor India 480,000
 Koli Mahadev India 1,952,000
 Koli Malhar India 363,000
Komarpaik India 31,000
Koracha, tribal India 20,000
 Korama unspecified India 136,000
 Korwa India 522,000
 Koshti India 1,296,000
Kotegar India 7,800
 Kudumi India 329,000
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) India 18,281,000
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) India 15,338,000
Kunbi Anjna India 451,000
Kunbi Tirole India 389,000
Kunchatiga India 441,000
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) India 485,000
 Kuruba India 4,776,000
 Lingayat India 3,991,000
 Lohana India 678,000
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) India 11,072,000
 Madiga (Christian traditions) India 743,000
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) India 11,095,000
 Mahar (Christian traditions) India 485,000
Mahratta Gomatang India 86,000
 Mahratta Jadhav India 3,258,000
 Mahratta Konkani India 656,000
Mahratta Kshatriya India 65,000
 Mahratta Kunbi India 8,863,000
 Mahratta Shinde India 644,000
 Mahratta unspecified India 30,796,000
Maila India 3,000
 Malabar Catholic India 3,116,000
Malava India 24,000
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India 12,243,000
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) India 655,000
 Mappila India 10,179,000
 Maravan India 3,309,000
Matang (Christian traditions) India 216,000
 Matang (Hindu traditions) India 3,021,000
 Mavilan India 41,000
Moger Moyon India 15,000
 Moger unspecified India 128,000
 Moghal India 2,028,000
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) India 47,000
Mukri India 17,000
 Munda India 4,294,000
Mundala India 33,000
Nadar (Christian traditions) India 1,416,000
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) India 3,306,000
 Nai (Hindu traditions) India 13,791,000
 Naikda India 4,193,000
 Nair India 7,587,000
Nalakeyava India 7,300
Navait India 65,000
 Oraon India 5,221,000
Pale India 11,000
Pallan (Christian traditions) India 516,000
 Pan India 1,582,000
Pangul India 25,000
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) India 879,000
 Pashtun, Pathan India 8,988,000
Patramela India 5,300
Prabhu Kayastha India 320,000
 Pulayan unspecified India 1,082,000
 Raddi India 89,000
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) India 27,029,000
Ramoshi India 375,000
Raneyar India 4,200
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) India 413,000
 Ravalia India 618,000
 Sali India 1,197,000
Samagara India 104,000
Sangar India 40,000
 Sayyid India 9,067,000
Shaikh Faruqi India 936,000
 Shaikh Qureshi India 9,487,000
 Shaikh Siddiqi India 8,797,000
 Shaikh unspecified India 70,439,000
Shaikh Usmani India 554,000
Sikligar (Hindu traditions) India 86,000
 Silawat (Hindu traditions) India 81,000
 Sillekyatha India 40,000
 Somvanshi India 578,000
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) India 8,117,000
Sudra India 6,900
 Syrian Christian India 4,331,000
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) India 2,171,000
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India 21,893,000
 Thakkar India 681,000
Thandan (Hindu traditions) India 269,000
Tirmali India 16,000
 Urali India 83,000
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) India 4,094,000
 Vakkaliga unspecified India 6,548,000
Valmiki (Buddhist traditions) India 26,000
Valmiki (Hindu traditions) India 5,698,000
 Vanniyan India 13,395,000
 Viswakarma Asari India 763,000
Viswakarma Thattan India 227,000
 Viswakarma unspecified India 7,472,000
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 40,170,000
  Totals:  245     227

Language Alternate Names
Bardeskari (Gomantaki)
Chitpavani (Konkanasths)
Daldi (Nawaits)
Goan
Goan Konkani
Goanese
Goanese Konkani
Gomantaki
Gomataki
Konkanasths
Konkani
Konknni
Kudali (Malvani)
Malvani
Mangalore Standard Konkani (Goan)
Nawaits
Southern Kanara

Dialects
Bardeskari
Chitapavani
Chitpavani
Daldi
Gohsave
Kokan
Konkani
Kudali
Mangalore
Mangalore Standard Konkani
Sarasvat Brahmin

Dialect Alternate Names
Goan
Gomantaki
Gomataki
Kokani
Konanni
Konkani, Goan: Bardeskari
Konkani, Goan: Mangalore Standard Konkani
Konkani, Goan: Sarasvat Brahmin
Konkani, Goanese
Konkani, Goanese: Mangalore
Konkani: Mangalore
Konkanin
Malvani
Mangalore Standard Konkani
Nawaits
Rome Konkani
Saraswat Konkani
Southern Kanara
Tiswadi Goanese


Bible Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1821-1966
New Testament 1818-1999
Complete Bible 2006

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