Goa Population by Religion 2021

Goa Population by Religion 2021

Goa is the smallest state in India and has a diverse population of many religions & communities. At the census 2011, out of 14.60 lakhs population, around 9.63 lakhs (66.08%) have returned themselves as followers of Hindu religion, 3.66 lakhs (25.10%) as Christian and 1.21 lakhs (8.33%) as Muslim. In addition 0.21% Stated as no religion & 0.28% are other religions.

Source: Census 2011

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Religion in Goa by population

#ReligionPopulation 2011
1Hindu963877
2Christian366130
3Muslim121564
4Sikh1473
5Jain1109
6Buddhist1095
7Other religions and persuasions258
8Religion not stated3039
 Total1458545

Source: Census 2011

Religion in Goa by Percentage

# Religion Percentage
1 Hindu 66.08%
2 Christian 25.10%
3 Muslim 8.33%
4 Sikh 0.10%
5 Jain 0.08%
6 Buddhist 0.08%
7 Other religions and persuasions 0.02%
8 Religion not stated 0.21%

Source: Census 2011

Religion in Goa - Rural Population

#ReligionRural Pop. 2011Percentage
1Hindu39414471.44%
2Christian13494724.46%
3Muslim204603.71%
4Religion not stated12990.24%
5Sikh3600.07%
6Buddhist3330.06%
7Jain1200.02%
8Other religions and persuasions680.01%
 Total551731 

Source: Census 2011

Religion in Goa - Urban Population

#ReligionUrban pop. 2021Percentage
1Hindu56973362.83%
2Christian23118325.49%
3Muslim10110411.15%
4Religion not stated17400.19%
5Sikh11130.12%
6Jain9890.11%
7Buddhist7620.08%
8Other religions and persuasions1900.02%
 Total906814 

Source: Census 2011

Goa Population - Caste wise

Caste Population (%)
OBC* 26.26%
Dalits (SCs) 1.74%
Tribals (STs) 10.23%
General 62%

*Govt has not enumerated caste-wise population other than SCs and STs in Census 2011. So OBC Percentage is not accurate & based on various estimates.