Portuguese in India



Population

1,600

Christian

Evangelical

Largest Religion

Main Language

Progress


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People Name General Portuguese
People Name in Country Portuguese
Population in India 1,600
World Population 15,214,000
Countries 45
Progress Scale 2.2
Least-Reached No
Indigenous Yes
Alternate Names Branco, Brazilian, Firingi, Portuguese Jew
Affinity Bloc Eurasian Peoples
People Cluster Portuguese, European
People Name General Portuguese
Ethnic Code CEW21g
People ID 14449
Country India
Region South Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 21  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Total States on file:  18  (up to 20 largest shown)
Goa (600) Maharashtra (300) Gujarat (200) Karnataka (100)
Tamil Nadu (100) Kerala (90) Telangana (70) Delhi (70)
West Bengal (50) Daman and Diu (40) Dadra and Nagar Have (20) Punjab (10)
Pondicherry (10) Jharkhand (10) Bihar (10) Haryana (0)
Nagaland (0) Andhra Pradesh (0)
Total States on file:  18  (up to 20 largest shown)
Goa (600) Maharashtra (300)
Gujarat (200) Karnataka (100)
Tamil Nadu (100) Kerala (90)
Telangana (70) Delhi (70)
West Bengal (50) Daman and Diu (40)
Dadra and Nagar Have (20) Punjab (10)
Pondicherry (10) Jharkhand (10)
Bihar (10) Haryana (0)
Nagaland (0) Andhra Pradesh (0)

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Languages & Dialects on file:  1  (up to 20 largest shown)
Indo-Portuguese (1,600)
Languages & Dialects (speakers if known) - up to 20 shown
Indo-Portuguese 1,600

For Main Lanugage: Indo-Portuguese


Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1819-1851)
New Testament Yes   (1826-1852)
Complete Bible No
Resource Format
None reported  
Primary Religion: Christianity

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.30 %)
100.00 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %

Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
Photo Source: Diogo Mendes  
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