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Goa Population 2020: Literacy Rate, Growth Rate, Gender Ratio

Goa is a previous Portuguese region; the Portuguese abroad area of Portuguese India existed for around 450 years until it was attached by India in the year 1961. Goa is visited by an extensive number of both global and local vacationers every year for its white sand shorelines, nightlife, and World Heritage-architecture

In the two decades that followed Goa’s liberation, the state’s population growth gained speed with a rise by 34% in the ’70s and 26% in the ’80s. But it has only been a downward trend, since.

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Goa Population 2020

As per our predicted projection, the population of Goa in 2020 will be 15.22 Lakhs.

Approximate Population 14.59 Lakhs 13.48 Lakh
Actual Population 1,458,545 1,347,668
Male 739,140 687,248
Female 719,405 660,420
Population Growth 8.23% 14.89%
Percantage of total Population 0.12% 0.13%
Sex Ratio 973 961
Child Sex Ratio 942 938

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Density/km2 394 364
Density/mi2 1,021 943
Area(Km2) 3,702 3,702
Area mi2 1,429 1,429
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 144,611 145,968
Male Population (0-6 Age) 74,460 75,338
Female Population (0-6 Age) 70,151 70,630
Literacy 88.70 % 82.01 %
Male Literacy 92.65 % 88.42 %
Female Literacy 84.66 % 75.37 %
Total Literate 1,165,487 985,562
Male Literate 615,823 541,032
Female Literate 549,664 444,530

Goa Population by Religion in 2011 – Religious Data

Description Population Percentage
Hindu 963,877 66.08 %
Christian 366,130 25.10 %
Muslim 121,564 8.33 %
Not Available 3,039 0.21 %
Sikh 1,473 0.10 %
Jain 1,109 0.08 %
Buddhist 1,095 0.08 %
Other Religion 258 0.02 %

Goa Urban and Rural Population in 2011

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 37.83 % 62.17 %
Total Population 551,731 906,814
Male Population 275,436 463,704
Female Population 276,295 443,110
Population Growth -18.51 % 35.23 %
Sex Ratio 1003 956
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 945 940
Child Population (0-6) 54,014 90,597
Child Percentage (0-6) 9.79 % 9.99 %
Literates 431,271 734,216
Average Literacy 86.65 % 89.95 %
Male Literacy 91.71 % 93.21 %
Female Literacy 81.92 % 82.31 %

Goa Metropolitan Region and Big Cities Population in 2011

Big Cities

Big Cities Population Male Female
No city with above 1 Lakh population

Large Metropolitan

Large Metropolitan Region Population Male Female
No Metropolitan Region with above 1 Lakh population

Goa Literacy Rate in 2011 – Education in Goa

  • 2011: Literacy rate in Goa was 88.70% as per 2011 population census. Male 92.65%, Female 84.66%
  • 2001: Literacy rate in Goa was 82.01% as per 2001 population census. Male 88.42%, Female 75.37%

Goa Population Density in 2011

  • 2011: Total area of Goa is 3,702 sq. km. Density of Goa is 394 per sq km
  • 2001: Density of Goa was 364 per sq km.

Goa Sex Ratio

  • 2011: Sex Ratio in Goa was, Female 973 / 1000 male
  • 2001: Sex Ratio in Goa was, Female 961 / 1000 male

Goa Projected Population

Year Projected Population
2011 1,458,545 14.59 Lakhs
2012 1,466,020 14.66 Lakhs
2013 1,473,384 14.73 Lakhs
2014 1,480,636 14.81 Lakhs
2015 1,487,779 14.88 Lakhs
2016 1,494,812 14.95 Lakhs
2017 1,501,737 15.02 Lakhs
2018 1,508,556 15.09 Lakhs
2019 1,515,268 15.15 Lakhs
2020 1,521,875 15.22 Lakhs
2021 1,528,378 15.28 Lakhs

Article first published on December 26, 2019.

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