Goa PopulationGoa is a state in western India, bounded by Arabian sea in the west, Maharastra in the north, Karnataka to the south and west. Goa population in 2020 is estimated to be 1.58 Million (15.8 Lakhs), According to Unique Identification Aadhar India, data updated on dec 2019, by end of year 2019 the projected population is 1,564,349, It is India's smallest state by area and the fourth smallest by population. Goa is a former Portuguese province, the Portuguese overseas territory existed for about 450 years until it was annexed by India in 1961. It has an area of 3,702 sq km and state capital is Panaji, and largest city is Vasco da Gama, second largest is Margao. As per Niti Aayog 2013 report, Total Fertility Rate is 1.4.
Source Image: Catholics partispating in Sao Joao Festival
Goa Population by Religion
Goa religion wise population, The major religion in Goa is Hindu, around 1 million people follow Hinduism, followed by Christianism with 25%(366,130), followed by Islam with 8.3%(121,564). Sikh, Jain and Buddhism represent less than 1% in the Goan State.
|Tribes||Population as per Census 2011|
|All Scheduled Tribes||149,275|
|Generic Tribes etc.||5,068|
Languages spoken in Goa
Konkani is the main language of Goa, widely spoken by 66% of the state population, but almost all Goan's speak and understand Konkani, followed by Marathi, Hindi with 10% each. Portuguese was the sole official language during Portuguese colonial rule.
The disable people stats of Goa stats as per table below.
|Type of disability||Total Persons||Cultivators||Agriculture labor||HHI||Other workers|
|Total disabled population||9,505||780||661||331||7,733|
Goa is a tourist state and has the highest GDP per capita among all Indian states, visited by large numbers of foreigners and domestic tourists every year for its white sand beaches, nightlife and for Portuguese churches. Baga, Calangute, Palolem, Anjuna and Candolim are the popular beaches of Goa.
District wise population in Goa
Below is the Goa district wise population as per Census 2011 and 2020 projection. Goa is divided into two districts, North Goa and South Goa.