CountryIndia

State:

  

Goa

District:

  

All



Number of People Groups

284

Unreached People Groups

260

Total Population

1,569,000

Buddhist

0.1 %

Christian

24.2 %

Hindu

67.5 %

Muslim

7.9 %

Sikh

0.1 %

Other Religions

0.2 %
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Population Primary Language Progress
Scale
Hindu Muslim Buddhist Christian Sikh Other
 Adi Dravida 80 Tamil 80 - - - - -
Adi Karnataka 80 Kannada 80 - - - - -
 Agamudaiyan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
Ager (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Kannada 1,400 - - - - -
 Agri 6,000 Marathi 6,000 - - - - -
Ajila 500 Malayalam 500 - - - - -
 Andh 20 Marathi - - - - - -
Anglo 200 English - - - 200 - -
 Ansari 600 Urdu - 600 - - - -
Aray Mala Unknown Telugu - - - - - -
Arayan 30 Malayalam 30 - - - - -
 Arora (Sikh traditions) 100 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 100 -
 Arunthathiyar 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Arwa Mala Unknown Tamil - - - - - -
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) 16,000 Hindi 16,000 - - - - -
 Bagdi (Hindu traditions) 50 Bengali 50 - - - - -
 Bagdi, Wagdi 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
Bahrupi 90 Marathi 90 - - - - -
Baira 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) 1,500 Bengali 1,500 - - - - -
Bakad 600 Kannada 600 - - - - -
Bakuda 20 Tulu 20 - - - - -
Balagai 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Balai (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Balija (Hindu traditions) 300 Telugu 300 - - - - -
Bandi 800 Kannada 800 - - - - -
 Bania 52,000 Hindi 51,000 - - - - 1,100
 Bania, Agarwal 2,600 Hindi 2,500 - - - - 70
Bania, Chaturth 100 Marathi - - - - - 100
 Bania, Chetti 5,300 Tamil 5,300 - - - - -
Bania, Gujar 1,900 Gujarati 1,900 - - - - -
Bania, Kasar 1,100 Hindi 1,100 - - - - -
 Bania, Khedayata 50 Gujarati 50 - - - - -
 Bania, Komti 2,400 Telugu 2,400 - - - - -
 Bania, Mahur 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
Banijiga 1,400 Kannada 1,200 - - - - 200
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) 2,100 Lambadi 2,100 - - - - -
Barda 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
 Baria (Hindu traditions) 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Basor 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Battal 100 Kannada 100 - - - - -
Bawtar 40 Konkani, Goan 40 - - - - -
Bazigar (Hindu traditions) 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Beda Jangam 1,800 Kannada 1,500 - - - - 300
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) 1,300 Kannada 1,300 - - - - -
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) 1,600 Kannada 1,600 - - - - -
Bellara 80 Kannada 80 - - - - -
 Bhaina 20 Chhattisgarhi 20 - - - - -
 Bhandari 400 Odia 400 - - - - -
 Bhangi (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Bhansala 22,000 Marathi 22,000 - - - - -
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) 50 Hindi 50 - - - - -
 Bhatia (Hindu traditions) 600 Hindi 600 - - - - -
Bhavit 3,700 Konkani, Goan 3,700 - - - - -
 Bhil 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) 3,700 Hindi 3,700 - - - - -
Bhottada 500 Kuvi 500 - - - - -
Bidur 1,000 Marathi 1,000 - - - - -
 Bind 20 Bhojpuri 20 - - - - -
 Binjhia 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Bohra 100 Gujarati - 100 - - - -
 Boya 2,500 Telugu 2,500 - - - - -
 Brahmin 91,000 Hindi 90,000 - - 700 - 300
Brahmin, Bengali 40 Bengali 40 - - - - -
Brahmin, Chitpavan 9,500 Marathi 9,500 - - - - -
Brahmin, Deshastha 2,700 Marathi 2,700 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gaud Saraswat 9,800 Marathi 9,800 - - - - -
Brahmin, Gaur 4,400 Hindi 4,400 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Gujar Gaur 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Joshi 200 Hindi 200 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Kanaujia 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Kannada 1,000 Kannada 1,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Karhada 7,700 Marathi 7,700 - - - - -
Brahmin, Mahratta 1,600 Marathi 1,600 - - - - -
Brahmin, Marathi 6,000 Marathi 6,000 - - - - -
Brahmin, Sanadhya 400 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Saraswat 700 Hindi 700 - - - - -
Brahmin, Tamil 90 Tamil 90 - - - - -
 Brahmin, Telugu 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Byagara 40 Kannada 40 - - - - -
 Chakkiliyan 30 Tamil 30 - - - - -
 Chalvadi 1,700 Kannada 1,700 - - - - -
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) 10,000 Hindi 9,900 - - 30 - -
Chandala 90 Odia 90 - - - - -
Charodi 100 Konkani, Goan 100 - - - - -
Chenna Dasar 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) 80 Malayalam 80 - - - - -
Cherumar Christian 200 Malayalam - - - 200 - -
 Christian unspecified 1,300 Hindi - - - 1,300 - -
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
Dakkal 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) 6,600 Hindi 6,600 - - - - -
Devadiga 5,400 Tulu 5,400 - - - - -
Devanga 1,600 Kannada 1,500 - - - - 40
 Dhangar 800 Gujarati 800 - - - - -
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) 7,000 Hindi 6,200 - - 800 - -
 Dhodia 30 Gujarati 30 - - - - -
 Dhor 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
Domm 70 Telugu 70 - - - - -
 Dubla 300 Dubli 300 - - - - -
Ellamalawar 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
 Gamit 2,400 Gamit 2,400 20 - - - -
 Ganda 30 Odia 30 - - - - -
 Gangakula 8,900 Kannada 8,900 - - - - 20
Gantichore 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
 Garoda (Hindu traditions) 600 Gujarati 600 - - - - -
 Gauda 1,100 Odia 900 - - 300 - -
Gawli 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
Ghadi 1,000 Konkani, Goan 1,000 - - - - -
Ghisadi 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
 Giddikki 17,000 Konkani, Goan 17,000 - - - - -
Goan Catholic 348,000 Konkani, Goan - - - 348,000 - -
 Gond 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
Gondaru 16,000 Kannada 16,000 - - - - -
 Gondhali 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
Gopal 400 Gujarati 400 - - - - -
 Gosain 2,800 Hindi 2,800 - - - - -
 Gosangi (Hindu traditions) 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Hajam 700 Urdu - 700 - - - -
 Halba Unknown Marathi - - - - - -
Halleer 700 Marathi 700 - - - - -
Halsar 1,400 Konkani, Goan 1,400 - - - - -
Halwakki Wakkal 17,000 Kannada 17,000 - - - - -
 Han Chinese, Mandarin 20 Chinese, Mandarin - - 20 - - -
Hanabar 700 Tulu 700 - - - - -
 Hande Jogi 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
Hasla 30 Tulu 30 - - - - -
Holar 800 Marathi 800 - - - - -
Holaya Dasar 70 Kannada 70 - - - - -
Ilavan 200 Malayalam 200 - - 20 - -
 Jat (Hindu traditions) 20 Hindi 20 - - - - -
 Jat (Sikh traditions) 900 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 900 -
 Jew, South Asian 40 Marathi - - - - - 40
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) 400 Bengali 400 - - - - -
Kadia (Hindu traditions) 1,400 Kannada 1,400 - - - - -
 Kaikadi 600 Kannada 600 - - - - -
 Kaikolan 70 Tamil 70 - - - - -
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Telugu 1,800 - - - - -
Kalavant 70 Kannada - - - - - 70
Kamathi 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
 Kapu 200 Telugu 200 - - - - -
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) 400 Marathi 400 - - - - 30
 Kashmiri (Muslim traditions) 30 Kashmiri - 30 - - - -
 Kathodi 6,900 Marathi 6,900 20 - - - -
Katia 40 Hindi 40 - - - - -
 Kawar 60 Hindi 60 - - - - -
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Kharia 30 Kharia 30 - - - - -
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Gujarati 11,000 - - 900 - -
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Khatri (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 100 - - - - -
 Khatri (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
 Khoja 200 Gujarati - 200 - - - -
 Kokna 30 Kukna 30 - - - - -
 Kol 30 Hindi 30 - - - - -
Kolhati 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
 Koli (Hindu traditions) 2,700 Gujarati 2,700 - - - - -
 Koli Dhor 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
 Koli Mahadev 4,200 Marathi 4,200 - - - - -
 Koli Malhar 50 Marathi 50 - - - - -
Kolowar 50 Kolami, Northwestern 50 - - - - -
Kolupulvandlu 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Komarpaik 5,300 Konkani, Goan 5,300 - - - - -
Koracha, tribe 600 Tulu 600 - - - - -
 Korama 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Korwa 900 Telugu 900 - - - - -
Kotegar 2,800 Kannada 2,800 - - - - -
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) 9,800 Hindi 9,700 - - 100 - -
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) 203,000 Gujarati 203,000 - - - - -
Kunchatiga 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
 Kuravan 40 Malayalam 40 - - - - -
 Kurmi (Hindu traditions) 80 Hindi 80 - - - - -
 Kuruba 1,500 Kannada 1,500 - - - - -
Lingader 30 Marathi - - - - - 30
 Lingayat 200 Kannada - - - - - 200
 Lohana 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) 1,800 Hindi 1,800 - - - - -
Machala 30 Kannada 30 - - - - -
Madari 20 Urdu - 20 - - - -
 Madiga (Christian traditions) 70 Telugu - - - 70 - -
 Madiga (Hindu traditions) 400 Telugu 400 - - - - -
Mahar (Christian traditions) 4,900 Marathi - - - 4,900 - -
 Mahar (Hindu traditions) 17,000 Marathi 16,000 - 1,100 500 - -
 Mahishya 70 Bengali 70 - - - - -
 Mahratta 213,000 Marathi 213,000 - - - - 60
 Mahratta Kunbi 10,000 Gujarati 10,000 - - - - -
 Mahyavanshi 90 Gujarati 90 - - - - -
 Mala (Christian traditions) 20 Telugu - - - 20 - -
 Mala (Hindu traditions) 100 Telugu 100 - - - - -
Mala Dasari 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
Mala Jangam 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Malabar Catholic 900 Malayalam - - - 900 - -
Malava 700 Tulu 700 - - - - -
 Mali (Hindu traditions) 2,400 Hindi 2,400 - - - - -
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) 900 Gujarati - 900 - - - -
 Mang Garudi 40 Marathi 40 - - - - -
 Mangala 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Mappila 2,400 Malayalam - 2,400 - - - -
 Maravan 50 Tamil 50 - - - - -
 Masan Jogi 60 Kannada 60 - - - - -
Mashti 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
Matang (Christian traditions) 100 Marathi - - - 100 - -
 Matang (Hindu traditions) 800 Marathi 800 - - - - -
Mavilan 40 Tulu 40 - - - - -
 Memon 1,100 Gujarati - 1,100 - - - -
 Moger 4,800 Tulu 4,800 - - - - -
 Moghal 5,700 Urdu - 5,700 - - - -
Mukkuvan (Christian traditions) 30 Malayalam - - - 30 - -
Mukkuvan (Hindu traditions) 70 Malayalam 70 - - - - -
Mukri 3,000 Kannada 3,000 - - - - -
Mundala 30 Tulu 30 - - - - -
 Nadar 3,900 Tamil 2,600 - - 1,300 - -
 Nadia 20 Gujarati 20 - - - - -
 Nai (Hindu traditions) 12,000 Hindi 12,000 - - - - 50
 Naikda 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
 Nair 23,000 Malayalam 23,000 - - - - -
 Namassej 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
Navithan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Nayadi 40 Gujarati 40 - - - - -
Padiar 300 Konkani, Goan 300 - - - - -
Pagi 100 Konkani, Goan 100 - - - - -
Pale 30 Kodava 30 - - - - -
 Pallan 200 Tamil 200 - - - - -
 Panchama 30 Telugu 30 - - - - -
Panniandi 20 Telugu 20 - - - - -
 Paraiyan 200 Tamil 200 - - 60 - -
Pardhan 30 Pardhan 30 - - - - -
 Pardhi 40 Pardhi 40 - - - - -
 Parsee 70 Gujarati - - - - - 70
 Pashtun, Pathan 8,700 Urdu - 8,700 - - - -
 Patharwat 70 Marathi 70 - - - - -
Patvekari (Hindu traditions) 50 Kannada 50 - - - - -
 Pinjara 300 Urdu - 300 - - - -
 Pod 30 Bengali 30 - - - - -
 Portuguese 400 Indo-Portuguese - - - 400 - -
Prabhu Kayastha 500 Marathi 500 - - - - -
Pulayan (Hindu traditions) 400 Malayalam 400 - - - - -
 Qassab 40 Urdu - 40 - - - -
 Raddi 100 Kannada 100 - - - - 40
 Rajbansi (Hindu traditions) 40 Rajbanshi 40 - - - - -
Rajpur 200 Konkani, Goan 200 - - - - -
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) 500 Hindi 400 - - - - -
 Rajput (Sikh traditions) 300 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 300 -
Ramoshi 100 Marathi 100 - - - - -
Raneyar 20 Kannada 20 - - - - -
Rangrez (Hindu traditions) 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Rathawa 60 Rathawi 60 - - - - -
Sagar Unknown Gujarati - - - - - -
Sali 2,400 Kannada 2,100 - - - - 400
Samagara 200 Kannada 200 - - - - -
Sangar 300 Marathi 300 - - - - -
 Saora 20 Odia 20 - - - - -
 Sarera (Sikh traditions) 20 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 20 -
 Sayyid 8,200 Urdu - 8,200 - - - -
 Shaikh 89,000 Urdu - 89,000 - - - -
 Siddi (Hindu traditions) 200 Kannada 200 - - 20 - -
Silawat (Hindu traditions) 100 Hindi 50 - - - - 80
Sillekyatha 300 Kannada 300 - - - - -
Somvanshi 200 Marathi 200 - - - - -
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) 29,000 Hindi 29,000 - - - - -
Sudra 30 Marathi 30 - - - - -
Sunri (Muslim traditions) 5,000 Konkani, Goan - 5,000 - - - -
 Syrian Christian 1,300 Malayalam - - - 1,300 - -
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) 20,000 Hindi 19,000 - - - - 400
 Tamil (Muslim traditions) 400 Tamil - 400 - - - -
 Tarkhan (Sikh traditions) 70 Punjabi, Eastern - - - - 70 -
 Teli (Hindu traditions) 23,000 Hindi 23,000 - - - - 100
Thakkar 1,200 Marathi 1,200 - - - - -
Thovoi 17,000 Konkani, Goan - - - 17,000 - -
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) 4,100 Telugu 4,100 - - - - -
 Vaghri (Hindu traditions) 80 Gujarati 80 - - - - -
 Vakkaliga 4,700 Kannada 4,700 - - - - -
Vaniyan 200 Tamil 200 - - 20 - -
 Vannan 20 Tamil 20 - - - - -
 Vanniyan 400 Tamil 400 - - - - -
 Varli 50 Varli 50 - - - - -
Velip 400 Konkani, Goan 400 - - - - -
Vellalan 200 Tamil 200 - - 20 - -
 Viswakarma 18,000 Telugu 18,000 - - - - -
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) 14,000 Hindi 14,000 - - - - -
 Yenadi 40 Telugu 40 - - - - -
 Yerukula 40 Yerukula 40 - - - - -
  Totals:  284 1,569,000   260 1,060,000 124,000 1,100 379,000 1,500 3,700
Download Data   Data Sources   Definitions  
Prayer Cards


Copyright © 2017 Joshua Project.  A ministry of Frontier Ventures.