Goanese in India


Population
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
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* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.

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People Name General Goanese
People Name in Country Goanese
World Population 674,000
Total Countries 7
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 3
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 6  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names गॉआनएसए
People ID 16842
ROP3 Code 104844
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file 26
Largest States
(only 15 largest shown)
Goa
289,000
Maharashtra
163,000
Karnataka
90,000
Tamil Nadu
14,000
Delhi
7,800
Gujarat
6,200
Kerala
5,900
Madhya Pradesh
1,800
West Bengal
1,100
Andaman and Nicobar
600
Chhattisgarh
500
Assam
500
Uttar Pradesh
400
Punjab
400
Andhra Pradesh
400
Specialized Website South Asia Peoples
Country India
Region Asia, South
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank 10  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States 26  (only 20 largest shown)
  Goa 289,000
  Maharashtra 163,000
  Karnataka 90,000
  Tamil Nadu 14,000
  Delhi 7,800
  Gujarat 6,200
  Kerala 5,900
  Madhya Pradesh 1,800
  West Bengal 1,100
  Andaman and Nicobar 600
  Chhattisgarh 500
  Assam 500
  Uttar Pradesh 400
  Punjab 400
  Andhra Pradesh 400
Website South Asia Peoples
Primary Language Konkani, Goan (540,000 speakers)
Language Code gom   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 10
Secondary Languages
Marathi
13,000
Konkani
9,900
English
9,300
Indo-Portuguese
4,900
Kannada
4,300
Korlai Creole Portuguese
1,200
Malayalam
1,100
Tulu
700
Gujarati
100
Primary Language Konkani, Goan (540,000 speakers)
Language Code gom   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 10
Secondary Languages
  Marathi 13,000
  Konkani 9,900
  English 9,300
  Indo-Portuguese 4,900
  Kannada 4,300
  Korlai Creole Portuguese 1,200
  Malayalam 1,100
  Tulu 700
  Gujarati 100
People Groups Speaking Konkani, Goan

Primary Language:  Konkani, Goan

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1821-1966)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1818-1999)
Bible-Complete Yes  (2006)
Bible-NT Text Online
Possible Print Bibles
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World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Online Scripture / Portions
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Konkani, Goan
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General God's Simple Plan
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Konkani - Goan Konkani
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Christianity
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical Unknown)
100.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
* From latest India census data.
Current Christian values may substantially differ.
Map Source People Group Location: Omid. Other geography / data: GMI. Map Design: Joshua Project  
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more

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