Language:  Konkani, Goan

Estimated Global Speakers

3,570,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

21

Scripture Status

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Not Available

Jesus Film

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 8,000
Charodi India 5,600
Daman Catholic India 3,000
Ghadi India 7,300
 Goanese Australia 2,600
 Goanese Canada 1,800
 Goanese India 694,000
 Goanese Mozambique 24,000
 Goanese Uganda 52,000
 Goanese, Kenyan Kenya 9,900
Halleer India 5,300
Harkantra India 23,000
 Kunbi Konkani India 792,000
Nai Mhalo Nhavi India 1,500
Padiar India 1,500
Rajpur India 60,000
Sunri (Muslim traditions) India 17,000
Thovoi India 20,000
Velip India 38,000
  Totals:  21     13
Secondary Language
(245 people groups)
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Adi Dravida India 8,683,000
Adi Dravida Christian India 662,000
 Adi Karnataka India 3,444,000
Adi Karnataka Christian India 206,000
 Agamudaiyan unspecified India 258,000
Ager (Hindu traditions) India 17,000
 Agri India 519,000
Ajila India 4,000
 Alambadi Kurichchan India 51,000
 Andh India 580,000
Anduran India 3,000
Anglo Indian India 157,000
 Ansari India 12,611,000
Anuppan India 1,200
Arandan India 600
Arayan India 241,000
 Arunthathiyar India 1,122,000
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India 7,753,000
Badhai Konkani India 58,000
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) India 3,428,000
 Baira India 8,800
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) India 4,170,000
Bakad India 7,100
Bakuda India 15,000
Balagai India 10,000
 Balai (Hindu traditions) India 2,667,000
 Balija (Hindu traditions) India 1,788,000
Bandi (Hindu traditions) India 5,600
 Bania Agarwal India 5,775,000
Bania Chaturth India 38,000
 Bania Chetti India 842,000
Bania Gujar India 230,000
Bania Kasar India 82,000
 Bania Komti India 2,113,000
Bania Mahajan India 227,000
 Bania Mahesri India 439,000
 Bania Mahur India 1,030,000
 Bania unspecified India 16,927,000
 Banijiga India 890,000
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) India 7,176,000
 Basor India 1,093,000
Bathada India 3,600
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) India 2,418,000
Bedar Bile India 124,000
Bedar Kare India 120,000
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) India 1,992,000
Bellara India 1,800
 Bhaina India 87,000
 Bhandari India 766,000
Bhansala India 329,000
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) India 1,634,000
 Bhatia (Hindu traditions) India 277,000
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) India 5,893,000
Bhottada India 548,000
Bidur India 425,000
 Bind India 1,171,000
 Boya India 4,483,000
 Brahmin Chitpavan India 570,000
 Brahmin Deshastha India 664,000
Brahmin Devarukha India 38,000
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat India 334,000
 Brahmin Gaur India 3,645,000
 Brahmin Gujar Gaur India 319,000
Brahmin Havik India 30,000
 Brahmin Joshi India 449,000
 Brahmin Kanaujia India 5,102,000
 Brahmin Kannada India 531,000
Brahmin Karbadu India 68,000
Brahmin Karhada India 96,000
Brahmin Mahratta India 557,000
Brahmin Marathi India 121,000
Brahmin Mewada India 116,000
Brahmin Nambudiri India 111,000
 Brahmin Sanadhya India 3,236,000
 Brahmin Saraswat India 714,000
 Brahmin Sawaria India 5,133,000
 Brahmin unspecified India 34,711,000
 Budega Jangam India 345,000
Byari (Beary) India 538,000
Chaliyan India 6,800
 Chalvadi India 252,000
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) India 54,347,000
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) India 1,822,000
 Chenna Dasar India 84,000
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) India 443,000
Cherumar Christian India 530,000
 Chitrakar (Hindu traditions) India 73,000
 Christian India 1,492,000
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) India 137,000
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) India 2,464,000
 Devadiga (Hindu traditions) India 180,000
Devadiga Kalavant India 8,400
 Devanga India 577,000
 Dhangar Bharwad India 3,305,000
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) India 12,571,000
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) India 1,146,000
 Dhobi Parit India 300,000
 Dhor India 177,000
 Gamit India 541,000
 Gandla India 86,000
 Gangakula India 1,829,000
 Garoda (Hindu traditions) India 150,000
 Gauda India 2,410,000
Gawli India 21,000
Ghadasi India 10,000
 Ghisadi India 23,000
 Giddikki India 85,000
 Gond unspecified India 10,109,000
Gondaru India 115,000
 Gondhali India 69,000
Gopal India 45,000
 Gosain unspecified India 1,371,000
 Gowdulu India 11,000
 Gudigar India 3,400
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) India 8,481,000
Habura India 8,900
 Hajam India 2,349,000
Halsar India 13,000
 Halwakki Wakkal India 163,000
Hanabar India 90,000
 Hasalaru India 30,000
Hasla India 1,500
 Holar India 193,000
 Holaya India 959,000
 Ilavan India 6,700,000
Ilavan Christian India 138,000
 Jingar India 81,000
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) India 3,785,000
 Kachari (Hindu traditions) India 98,000
 Kadia (Hindu traditions) India 179,000
Kadu Kuruba India 28,000
 Kaikadi India 398,000
 Kaikolan India 2,730,000
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) India 2,593,000
 Kalal Idiga India 2,076,000
Kalavant India 12,000
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) India 777,000
 Kathodi India 371,000
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) India 490,000
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) India 2,672,000
 Khoja India 501,000
 Kokna India 1,282,000
 Kolhati India 34,000
 Koli (Hindu traditions) India 2,660,000
 Koli Dhor India 488,000
 Koli Mahadev India 1,985,000
 Koli Malhar India 369,000
Komarpaik India 32,000
Koracha, tribal India 20,000
 Korama unspecified India 138,000
 Korwa India 531,000
 Koshti India 1,319,000
Kotegar India 7,900
 Kudumi India 334,000
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) India 18,593,000
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) India 15,599,000
Kunbi Anjna India 459,000
Kunbi Tirole India 396,000
Kunchatiga India 448,000
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) India 493,000
 Kuruba India 4,857,000
 Lingayat India 4,059,000
 Lohana India 690,000
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) India 11,260,000
 Madiga (Christian traditions) India 756,000
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) India 11,284,000
 Mahar (Christian traditions) India 493,000
Mahratta Gomatang India 88,000
 Mahratta Jadhav India 3,314,000
 Mahratta Konkani India 667,000
Mahratta Kshatriya India 66,000
 Mahratta Kunbi India 9,014,000
 Mahratta Shinde India 655,000
 Mahratta unspecified India 31,321,000
Maila India 3,100
 Malabar Catholic India 3,169,000
Malava India 24,000
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India 12,452,000
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) India 666,000
 Mappila India 10,352,000
 Maravan India 3,366,000
Matang (Christian traditions) India 220,000
 Matang (Hindu traditions) India 3,072,000
 Mavilan India 42,000
Moger Moyon India 16,000
 Moger unspecified India 130,000
 Moghal India 2,063,000
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) India 47,000
Mukri India 17,000
 Munda India 4,367,000
Mundala India 33,000
Nadar (Christian traditions) India 1,440,000
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) India 3,362,000
 Nai (Hindu traditions) India 14,026,000
 Naikda India 4,265,000
 Nair India 7,717,000
Nalakeyava India 7,400
Navait India 66,000
 Oraon India 5,310,000
Pale India 11,000
Pallan (Christian traditions) India 525,000
 Pan India 1,609,000
Pangul India 25,000
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) India 894,000
 Pashtun, Pathan India 9,141,000
Patramela India 5,400
Prabhu Kayastha India 325,000
 Pulayan unspecified India 1,100,000
 Raddi India 90,000
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) India 27,490,000
Ramoshi India 381,000
Raneyar India 4,300
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) India 420,000
 Ravalia India 629,000
 Sali India 1,218,000
Samagara India 106,000
Sangar India 41,000
 Sayyid India 9,222,000
Shaikh Faruqi India 952,000
 Shaikh Qureshi India 9,649,000
 Shaikh Siddiqi India 8,947,000
 Shaikh unspecified India 71,641,000
 Shaikh Usmani India 563,000
Sikligar (Hindu traditions) India 88,000
 Silawat (Hindu traditions) India 83,000
 Sillekyatha India 41,000
 Somvanshi India 588,000
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) India 8,255,000
Sudra India 7,000
 Syrian Christian India 4,405,000
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) India 2,208,000
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India 22,267,000
 Thakkar India 693,000
Thandan (Hindu traditions) India 274,000
Tirmali India 17,000
 Urali India 85,000
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) India 4,164,000
 Vakkaliga unspecified India 6,659,000
Valmiki (Buddhist traditions) India 26,000
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) India 5,795,000
 Vanniyan India 13,624,000
 Viswakarma Asari India 776,000
Viswakarma Thattan India 231,000
 Viswakarma unspecified India 7,599,000
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 40,856,000
  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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