Goa District Map
Goa Map
Goa Population 2011

Native of Goa is called a Goan in English, Goenkar in Konkani, goês or goesa in Portuguese and Govekar in Marathi. Goa has a population of 1.459 million residents, making it India's fourth smallest (after Sikkim, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh). The population has a growth rate of 8.23% per decade. There are 394 people for each square kilometre of land which is higher than national average 382 per km2. Goa is the state with highest proportion of urban population with 62.17% of the population living in urban areas. The sex ratio is 973 females to 1000 males. The birth rate is 15.70 per 1,000 people in 2007. Goa also is the state with lowest proportion of Scheduled Tribes at 0.04%.

Goa Religion

According to the 2011 census, in a population of 1,458,545 people, 66.% were Hindu, 26.5% were Christian, and 8.3% were Muslim. Smaller minorities of about 0.1% each followed Sikhism, Buddhism, or Jainism. The Catholics in Goa state and Daman and Diu union territory are served by the Metropolitan Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Goa and Daman, the primatial see of India, in which the titular Patriarchate of the East Indies is vested..

Goa Literacy Rate 2011

Literacy rate in Goa has seen upward trend and is 88.70 percent as per 2011 population census. Of that, male literacy stands at 92.65 percent while female literacy is at 84.66 percent.

Goa Density

The density of population per sq.km. in Goa is 364 in 2001 as compared to 316 in 1991. North Goa has a much higher density (437) as compared to South Goa (300). The national figure is 324.

Goa Sex Ratio

Goa Sex Ratio. Sex Ratio in Goa is 973 i.e. for each 1000 male, which is below national average of 940 as per census 2011. In 2001, the sex ratio of female was 961 per 1000 males in Goa.

DescriptionRef.Year Unit
Geographical Area 3702 sq.km
Population 2011 Census 14.57 lacs
Density 2011 Census 394 persons per sq.km
Sex Ratio 2011 Census 968 Females per 1000 males
Percentage of urban population to Total population2011 Census 49%
Related Websites
State Govt. of Goa Reserve Bank of India - India's Central Bank National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development (NABARD) Banking Amenities related Website of DFS
ICT for Financial Inclusion Financial Inclusion & Financial Literacy Cell  
District Websites - Goa
South Goa District North Goa District