Country:

India

Province / State: Goa
District: Goa, South

Number of People Groups

275

Unreached People Groups

253

Total Population

765,000

Buddhist

0.1 %

Christian

35.5 %

Hindu

54.8 %

Muslim

9.3 %

Sikh

0.1 %

Other Religions

0.3 %
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Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Dravida 60 Tamil 60 - - - - -
 Adi Karnataka 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
Ager (Hindu traditions) 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
 Agri 2,500 Marathi 2,500 - - - - -
Ajila 300 Malayalam 300 - - - - -
 Andh Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
Anglo Indian 100 English - - - 100 - -
 Ansari 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
Arayan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 60 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 60 -
 Arunthathiyar 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Arwa Mala Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 6,700 Hindi 6,700 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Bengali - - - - - -
Bahrupi 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
 Baira 40 Kannada 40 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Bakad 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
Bakuda 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Balagai 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Balai (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
Bandi (Hindu traditions) 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
 Bania Agarwal 1,400 Hindi 1,400 - - - - 30
Bania Chaturth 80 Marathi - - - - - 80
 Bania Chetti 1,100 Tamil 1,100 - - - - -
Bania Gujar 400 Gujarati 400 - - - - -
Bania Kasar 800 Hindi 800 - - - - -
 Bania Khedayata 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Bania Komti 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - -
 Bania Mahur 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Bania Pancham 70 Kannada - - - - - 70
 Bania unspecified 22,000 Hindi 21,000 - - - - 400
 Banijiga 400 Kannada 400 - - - - -
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 700 Lambadi 700 - - - - -
Barda 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Basor 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 600 Kannada 600 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
Beldar Lonari (Hindu traditions) 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
Bellara 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Bhaina 30 Chhattisgarhi 30 - - - - -
 Bhandari 200 Odia 200 - - - - -
Bhansala 7,600 Marathi 7,600 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Bhatia (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
Bhavit 2,300 Konkani, Goan 2,300 - - - - -
 Bhil unspecified 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Hindi 1,300 - - - - -
Bhottada 200 Kuvi 200 - - - - -
Bidur 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
 Bind 30 Bhojpuri 30 - - - - -
 Binjhia Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
 Bohra 50 Gujarati - 50 - - - -
 Boya 1,200 Telugu 1,200 - - - - -
 Brahmin Chitpavan 3,100 Marathi 3,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Deshastha 1,600 Marathi 1,600 - - - - -
Brahmin Devarukha 1,700 Marathi 1,700 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat 1,100 Marathi 1,100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Gaur 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Joshi 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kanaujia 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
 Brahmin Kannada 400 Kannada 400 - - - - -
Brahmin Karhada 1,700 Marathi 1,700 - - - - -
Brahmin Mahratta 400 Marathi 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Sanadhya 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin Saraswat 300 Hindi 300 - - - - -
 Brahmin unspecified 33,000 Hindi 32,000 - - 400 - 100
 Budega Jangam 700 Telugu 700 - - - - -
Byagara 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
Byari (Beary) 400 Konkani - 400 - - - -
 Chakkiliyan (Hindu traditions) 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Chalvadi 1,000 Kannada 1,000 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 3,400 Hindi 3,300 - - 30 - -
Chandala 70 Odia 70 - - - - -
Charodi 100 Konkani, Goan 100 - - - - -
 Chenna Dasar Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
Cherumar Christian 100 Malayalam - - - 100 - -
 Christian 800 Hindi - - - 800 - -
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Hindi 2,000 - - - - -
 Devadiga (Hindu traditions) 2,800 Tulu 2,800 - - - - -
 Devanga 900 Kannada 900 - - - - -
 Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions) 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
 Dhangar Bharwad 300 Gujarati 300 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 2,700 Hindi 2,200 - - 500 - -
 Dhobi Parit 2,100 Marathi 2,100 - - - - -
 Dhodia 200 Gujarati 100 - - 50 - -
 Dhor 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
Dom (Dombara) 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Dubla unspecified 50 Dubli 50 - - - - -
Ellamalawar Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Gamit 900 Gamit 900 - - - - -
 Ganda 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Gangakula 6,000 Kannada 6,000 - - - - -
Gantichore 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Garoda (Hindu traditions) 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Gauda 5,200 Odia 5,200 - - - - -
Gauda, tribe 64,000 Konkani 12,000 200 50 52,000 - 20
Gawli 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
Ghadi 300 Konkani, Goan 300 - - - - -
 Ghisadi 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Giddikki 10,000 Konkani 10,000 - - - - -
 Goanese 203,000 Konkani, Goan - - - 203,000 - -
 Gond unspecified Unknown Hindi - - - - - -
Gondaru 8,000 Kannada 8,000 - - - - -
 Gondhali 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
Gopal 200 Gujarati 200 - - - - -
 Gosain unspecified 900 Hindi 900 - - - - -
 Gosangi (Hindu traditions) Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Hajam 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
Halleer 300 Konkani, Goan 300 - - - - -
Halsar 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
 Halwakki Wakkal 11,000 Kannada 11,000 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin Unknown Chinese, Mandarin - - - - - -
Hanabar 200 Tulu 200 - - - - -
 Hande Jogi 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
Hasla Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Holar 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
Holaya Dasar 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Ilavan 80 Malayalam 80 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 500 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 500 -
 Jew, South Asian 20 Marathi - - - - - 20
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 200 Bengali 200 - - - - -
 Kadia (Hindu traditions) 500 Kannada 500 - - - - -
 Kaikadi 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 1,200 Telugu 1,200 - - - - -
 Kalal Idiga 1,000 Telugu 1,000 - - - - -
Kamathi 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Kapu Reddi 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Kapu unspecified 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) Unknown Kashmiri - - - - - -
 Kathodi 1,600 Marathi 1,600 - - - - -
Katia 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Kawar 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Kharia 30 Kharia 30 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 3,800 Gujarati 3,300 - - 500 - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 50 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 50 -
 Khoja 60 Gujarati - 60 - - - -
 Kokna 20 Kukna 20 - - - - -
 Kol 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Kolhati 80 Marathi 80 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 1,000 Hindi 1,000 - - - - -
 Koli Dhor Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 1,800 Marathi 1,800 - - - - -
 Koli Malhar 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Kolowar 20 Kolami, Northwestern 20 - - - - -
Kolupulvandlu 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Komarpaik 3,600 Konkani 3,600 - - - - -
Koracha, tribal 200 Tulu 200 - - - - -
 Korama unspecified 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Korwa 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
Kotegar 1,100 Kannada 1,100 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 4,500 Hindi 4,400 - - 60 - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 49,000 Gujarati 49,000 - - - - -
 Kunbi Konkani 16,000 Konkani, Goan 16,000 - - - - -
Kunbi, tribe 5,000 Konkani 3,500 - - 1,500 - -
Kunchatiga 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Kuruba 1,200 Kannada 1,200 - - - - -
 Lingayat 1,200 Kannada - - - - - 1,200
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 50 Telugu - - - 50 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) 4,000 Marathi 3,300 - 600 100 - -
 Mahar (Christian traditions) 800 Marathi - - - 800 - -
Mahratta Gomatang 2,800 Marathi 2,800 - - - - -
 Mahratta Konkani 2,100 Marathi 2,100 - - - - -
Mahratta Kshatriya 2,900 Marathi 2,900 - - - - -
 Mahratta Kunbi 4,200 Gujarati 4,200 - - - - -
 Mahratta Shinde 3,900 Marathi 3,900 - - - - -
 Mahratta unspecified 48,000 Marathi 48,000 - - - - 60
 Mahyavanshi 60 Gujarati 60 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 80 Telugu 80 - - - - -
 Mala Dasari 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Mala Jangam 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 600 Malayalam - - - 600 - -
Malava 400 Tulu 400 - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 500 - - - - -
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 400 Gujarati - 400 - - - -
 Mang Garudi 20 Marathi 20 - - - - -
 Mangala 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Mappila 200 Malayalam - 200 - - - -
 Maravan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Masan Jogi 40 Kannada 40 - - - - -
Masthi Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Matang (Christian traditions) 50 Marathi - - - 50 - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 700 Marathi 700 - - - - -
 Mavilan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Memon 500 Gujarati - 500 - - - -
 Moger unspecified 1,100 Kannada 1,100 - - - - -
 Moghal 2,100 Urdu - 2,100 - - - -
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) Unknown Malayalam - - - - - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 60 Malayalam 60 - - - - -
Mukri 700 Kannada 700 - - - - -
Mundala 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
Nadar (Christian traditions) 1,000 Tamil - - - 1,000 - -
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) 2,000 Tamil 2,000 - - - - -
 Nadia 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 2,900 Hindi 2,900 - - - - -
Nai Mhalo Nhavi 600 Konkani, Goan 600 - - - - -
 Naikda 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Nair 6,100 Malayalam 6,100 - - - - -
 Nayadi 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
Padiar 100 Konkani, Goan 100 - - - - -
Pale 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Pallan (Hindu traditions) 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
 Panchama 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Panniandi 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Paraiyan (Christian traditions) Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) 60 Tamil 60 - - - - -
 Pardhan Unknown Pardhan - - - - - -
 Pardhi Unknown Pardhi - - - - - -
 Parsee 30 Gujarati - - - - - 30
 Pashtun Afridi 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
 Pashtun Yusafzai 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Pashtun, Pathan 3,700 Urdu - 3,700 - - - -
 Patharwat 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
Patvekari (Hindu traditions) 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Pinjara 200 Urdu - 200 - - - -
Prabhu Kayastha 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Pulayan unspecified 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Raddi 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
Rajpur 100 Konkani, Goan 100 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 200 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 200 -
Ramoshi 60 Marathi 60 - - - - -
Raneyar Unknown Kannada - - - - - -
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Rathawa 20 Rathawi 20 - - - - -
 Sali 600 Kannada 600 - - - - -
Samagara 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
Sangar 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Saora unspecified Unknown Odia - - - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Sayyid 4,000 Urdu - 4,000 - - - -
Shaikh Faruqi 500 Urdu - 500 - - - -
 Shaikh Qureshi 6,400 Urdu - 6,400 - - - -
 Shaikh Siddiqi 2,100 Urdu - 2,100 - - - -
 Shaikh unspecified 46,000 Urdu - 46,000 - - - -
 Shaikh Usmani 400 Urdu - 400 - - - -
 Siddi (Hindu traditions) 90 Kannada 90 - - - - -
 Sillekyatha 80 Kannada 80 - - - - -
 Somvanshi 70 Marathi 70 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 6,200 Hindi 6,200 - - - - -
Sunri (Muslim traditions) 2,500 Konkani, Goan - 2,500 - - - -
 Syrian Christian 900 Malayalam - - - 900 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 4,500 Hindi 4,500 - - - - -
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 100 Tamil - 100 - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 40 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 40 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 5,900 Hindi 5,900 - - - - -
 Thakkar 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
Thovoi 9,200 Konkani, Goan - - - 9,200 - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 1,100 Telugu 1,100 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga unspecified 4,200 Kannada 4,200 - - - - -
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
Vaniyan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Varli 100 Varli 100 - - - - -
Velip 37,000 Konkani, Goan 37,000 90 - 50 - 20
 Vellalan unspecified 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Asari 100 Malayalam 100 - - - - -
 Viswakarma Kollan 50 Malayalam 50 - - - - -
Viswakarma Thattan 90 Malayalam 90 - - - - -
 Viswakarma unspecified 5,800 Telugu 5,800 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 2,600 Hindi 2,600 - - - - -
  Totals:  275 765,000   253 419,000 71,000 600 272,000 900 2,000
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