Language:  Konkani

Estimated Global Speakers

6,425,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

11

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Map Notes
Primary Language
(11 people groups)
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
Anduran India 3,000
Byari (Beary) India 538,000
Devadiga Kalavant India 8,400
Gauda, tribe India 127,000
 Giddikki India 85,000
 Goanese Sri Lanka 2,300
 Gudigar India 3,400
Komarpaik India 32,000
Kunbi, tribe India 5,300
Navait India 66,000
Patramela India 5,400
  Totals:  11     8
Secondary Language
(325 people groups)
Click column headings for sorting ▲▼
Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Adi Andhra India 359,000
 Adi Dravida India 8,683,000
 Adi Karnataka India 3,444,000
 Agamudaiyan unspecified India 258,000
Ager (Hindu traditions) India 17,000
 Agri India 519,000
 Aguri India 612,000
 Alambadi Kurichchan India 51,000
 Anal India 27,000
 Andh India 580,000
Anglo Indian India 157,000
 Ansari India 12,611,000
 Arleng India 595,000
Asur India 38,000
 Badhai (Hindu traditions) India 7,753,000
Badhai Kharadi India 19,000
Badhai Konkani India 58,000
Badhi (Hindu traditions) India 95,000
 Bairagi (Hindu traditions) India 4,170,000
 Baiti India 53,000
Bajgar India 2,000
 Balai (Hindu traditions) India 2,667,000
 Balija (Hindu traditions) India 1,788,000
Bandi (Hindu traditions) India 5,600
 Bania Agarwal India 5,775,000
 Bania Agrahari India 385,000
Bania Bhatia India 41,000
 Bania Chetti India 842,000
 Bania Gahoi India 410,000
Bania Gujar India 230,000
 Bania Jaiswal India 143,000
 Bania Kasarwani India 501,000
 Bania Kasaundhan India 597,000
Bania Khandelwal India 111,000
 Bania Lad India 158,000
Bania Mahajan India 227,000
 Bania Mahesri India 439,000
 Bania Mahur India 1,030,000
Bania Modh India 89,000
 Bania Nima India 99,000
 Bania Oswal India 497,000
Bania Pancham India 44,000
 Bania Porwal India 391,000
Bania Saitwal India 56,000
 Bania Srimali India 428,000
Bania Ummad India 354,000
 Bania unspecified India 16,927,000
 Banijiga India 890,000
 Banjara (Hindu traditions) India 7,176,000
 Banjara Rathod (Hindu traditions) India 498,000
Bant India 1,600
Barda India 4,100
 Baria (Hindu traditions) India 306,000
 Basor India 1,093,000
 Bazigar (Hindu traditions) India 386,000
 Bedar (Hindu traditions) India 2,418,000
Bedar Naik Makkalu India 122,000
 Beldar (Hindu traditions) India 1,992,000
Beldar Lonari (Hindu traditions) India 64,000
Beldar Mith Gauda India 1,600
Beldar Narmada Uppara India 24,000
 Bhampta India 53,000
 Bhandari India 766,000
Bhansala India 329,000
 Bhat (Hindu traditions) India 1,634,000
Bhathiara (Muslim traditions) India 221,000
 Bhatia (Hindu traditions) India 277,000
 Bhil unspecified India 14,544,000
 Bhoi (Hindu traditions) India 5,893,000
Bidur India 425,000
 Bohra India 1,311,000
 Boya India 4,483,000
Brahmin Anavala India 99,000
 Brahmin Chitpavan India 570,000
 Brahmin Deshastha India 664,000
Brahmin Devarukha India 38,000
 Brahmin Gaud Saraswat India 334,000
 Brahmin Gaur India 3,645,000
Brahmin Havik India 30,000
 Brahmin Kanaujia India 5,102,000
 Brahmin Kannada India 531,000
Brahmin Karbadu India 68,000
Brahmin Karhada India 96,000
Brahmin Mahratta India 557,000
Brahmin Mukkaniyar India 29,000
 Brahmin Sanadhya India 3,236,000
 Brahmin Saraswat India 714,000
 Brahmin Sawaria India 5,133,000
 Brahmin unspecified India 34,711,000
 Budega Jangam India 345,000
 Chalvadi India 252,000
 Chamar (Hindu traditions) India 54,347,000
 Chamar (Sikh traditions) India 1,822,000
 Chamar Satnami India 2,103,000
Chaptegar India 8,000
 Charan (Hindu traditions) India 375,000
Charodi India 5,600
 Chaudhari, tribal India 360,000
Cheruman (Hindu traditions) India 443,000
 Chhipa (Hindu traditions) India 532,000
 Chik Baraik India 140,000
 Chitara India 6,300
 Chitrakar (Hindu traditions) India 73,000
 Christian India 1,492,000
 Dabgar (Hindu traditions) India 137,000
 Darzi (Hindu traditions) India 2,464,000
 Darzi Namdev (Hindu traditions) India 139,000
 Devadiga (Hindu traditions) India 180,000
 Devanga India 577,000
 Devipujak Vaghri (Hindu traditions) India 664,000
 Dhangar Bharwad India 3,305,000
 Dhanka India 498,000
 Dhobi (Hindu traditions) India 12,571,000
 Dhobi (Muslim traditions) India 1,146,000
 Dhobi Parit India 300,000
 Dhodia India 807,000
 Dhor India 177,000
 Dubla unspecified India 459,000
Galada Konkani India 900
 Gamit India 541,000
 Gandla India 86,000
 Gangakula India 1,829,000
 Garoda (Hindu traditions) India 150,000
Gatti India 7,700
 Gauda India 2,410,000
Gawli India 21,000
Ghadi India 7,300
 Ghanchi (Hindu traditions) India 135,000
 Goanese India 694,000
 Goanese Pakistan 15,000
 Gond unspecified India 10,109,000
Gondaru India 115,000
 Gondhali India 69,000
 Gosain unspecified India 1,371,000
Goudu India 8,400
 Gowdulu India 11,000
 Gujar (Hindu traditions) India 8,481,000
 Gujjar (Hindu traditions) India 71,000
Habura India 8,900
 Hajam India 2,349,000
 Hakki Pikki India 29,000
 Halba India 865,000
 Halwakki Wakkal India 163,000
Hanabar India 90,000
 Hijda India 211,000
 Ho India 1,273,000
 Holar India 193,000
 Holaya India 959,000
 Ilavan India 6,700,000
Ilavan Christian India 138,000
 Jat (Hindu traditions) India 16,034,000
 Jogi (Hindu traditions) India 3,785,000
 Kachari (Hindu traditions) India 98,000
 Kadia (Hindu traditions) India 179,000
Kadu Kuruba India 28,000
 Kahar (Hindu traditions) India 9,680,000
 Kaikadi India 398,000
 Kaikolan India 2,730,000
 Kalal (Hindu traditions) India 2,593,000
 Kalal Idiga India 2,076,000
 Kamalia India 20,000
 Kamar India 37,000
Kamathi India 254,000
Kanai India 73,000
 Kanjar (Hindu traditions) India 250,000
 Kapu unspecified India 13,932,000
Kapu Vadugan India 25,000
 Kasar (Hindu traditions) India 777,000
Kasar Otari India 27,000
 Kathodi India 371,000
 Kayastha (Hindu traditions) India 7,090,000
 Khairwar India 497,000
 Khangar (Hindu traditions) India 406,000
 Kharia India 895,000
 Kharva (Hindu traditions) India 490,000
 Kharwar India 672,000
 Khasi (War-Khasi) India 1,479,000
 Khatik (Hindu traditions) India 2,672,000
 Khavar India 172,000
 Khoja India 501,000
 Kokna India 1,282,000
 Kol India 2,085,000
 Kolha India 842,000
 Kolhati India 34,000
 Koli (Hindu traditions) India 2,660,000
 Koli Dhor India 488,000
 Koli Mahadev India 1,985,000
 Koli Malhar India 369,000
 Koli of Gujarat India 9,821,000
Koli Son India 2,100
 Kolowar India 286,000
 Konda Kapu India 24,000
 Koracha, caste India 84,000
Koracha, tribal India 20,000
 Korama unspecified India 138,000
 Kori India 3,062,000
 Korku India 1,200,000
 Korwa India 531,000
 Koshti India 1,319,000
Kotegar India 7,900
 Kudumi India 334,000
 Kui Khond India 1,572,000
 Kuki Chin India 160,000
 Kumhar (Hindu traditions) India 18,593,000
 Kunbi (Hindu traditions) India 15,599,000
Kunbi Anjna India 459,000
 Kunbi Kadwa India 1,393,000
 Kunbi Konkani India 792,000
 Kunbi Lewa India 2,381,000
Kunchatiga India 448,000
 Kuravan (Hindu traditions) India 493,000
 Kuruba India 4,857,000
 Lingayat India 4,059,000
 Lohana India 690,000
 Lohar (Hindu traditions) India 11,260,000
 Machhi (Hindu traditions) India 933,000
Machhi Mitna India 22,000
 Madiga (Christian traditions) India 756,000
 Mahar (Buddhist traditions) India 11,284,000
 Mahar (Christian traditions) India 493,000
 Mahli India 483,000
Mahratta Gomatang India 88,000
 Mahratta Jadhav India 3,314,000
 Mahratta Konkani India 667,000
Mahratta Kshatriya India 66,000
 Mahratta Kunbi India 9,014,000
 Mahratta Shinde India 655,000
 Mahratta unspecified India 31,321,000
 Mahyavanshi India 1,976,000
 Mala (Christian traditions) India 524,000
 Mala (Hindu traditions) India 6,709,000
 Malabar Catholic India 3,169,000
Malaikudi India 11,000
Malayekandi India 2,100
 Mali (Hindu traditions) India 12,452,000
 Mallik (Muslim traditions) India 666,000
 Mang Garudi India 91,000
 Mangala India 2,182,000
 Mappila India 10,352,000
Marata India 103,000
Matang (Christian traditions) India 220,000
 Matang (Hindu traditions) India 3,072,000
Meda India 51,000
 Megh (Hindu traditions) India 4,701,000
 Mochi (Hindu traditions) India 2,309,000
 Moger unspecified India 130,000
 Moghal India 2,063,000
 Munda India 4,367,000
Nadar (Christian traditions) India 1,440,000
 Nadar (Hindu traditions) India 3,362,000
 Naga Tangkhul India 236,000
 Nagarchi (Hindu traditions) India 177,000
 Nai (Hindu traditions) India 14,026,000
 Naikda India 4,265,000
 Nair India 7,717,000
Nalakeyava India 7,400
 Nayadi India 101,000
 Oraon India 5,310,000
 Pan India 1,609,000
 Pandaram India 33,000
Pangul India 25,000
Panikkan India 40,000
 Paraiyan (Hindu traditions) India 2,470,000
 Pardhan India 376,000
 Pardhi India 430,000
 Parja unspecified India 390,000
 Pashtun, Pathan India 9,141,000
 Patharwat India 43,000
Patvekari (Hindu traditions) India 33,000
Phudgi India 12,000
 Pinjara India 3,906,000
Prabhu Kayastha India 325,000
Prabhu Patane India 74,000
 Rabari (Hindu traditions) India 1,260,000
 Raddi India 90,000
Rajpur India 60,000
 Rajput (Hindu traditions) India 27,490,000
 Rajput (Muslim traditions) India 1,950,000
Rajput Mahratta (Hindu traditions) India 94,000
Ramoshi India 381,000
 Rangrez (Hindu traditions) India 420,000
 Rathawa India 773,000
 Rongmei India 117,000
 Sali India 1,218,000
Samagara India 106,000
Sangar India 41,000
 Saora unspecified India 943,000
 Sayyid India 9,222,000
 Shaikh unspecified India 71,641,000
 Silawat (Hindu traditions) India 83,000
 Soligar India 7,300
Soligaru India 40,000
 Somvanshi India 588,000
 Sonar (Hindu traditions) India 8,255,000
Sonar Aksali India 80,000
Sudra India 7,000
 Syrian Christian India 4,405,000
 Tamboli (Hindu traditions) India 2,208,000
 Targala India 42,000
 Teli (Hindu traditions) India 22,267,000
 Teli (Muslim traditions) India 2,010,000
Teli Ganiga (Hindu traditions) India 43,000
 Thakkar India 693,000
Thandan (Hindu traditions) India 274,000
Thoti, tribal India 6,000
Tirmali India 17,000
 Vaddar (Hindu traditions) India 4,164,000
 Vakkaliga unspecified India 6,659,000
Valmiki (Buddhist traditions) India 26,000
Valmiki (Christian traditions) India 125,000
 Valmiki (Hindu traditions) India 5,795,000
 Valmiki Mehtar India 150,000
 Vanjara India 1,136,000
 Vanniyan India 13,624,000
 Varli India 1,475,000
Velan India 101,000
Velip India 38,000
 Vellalan unspecified India 1,786,000
 Viswakarma Asari India 776,000
 Viswakarma unspecified India 7,599,000
Vitholia India 30,000
 Yadav (Hindu traditions) India 40,856,000
 Yadav Gola India 5,635,000
 Yadav Gualbans (Hindu traditions) India 5,780,000
 Yenadi India 790,000
  Totals:  325     298

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Agari of Kolaba
Amchigela
Bakoti
Bankoti
Central Konkan
Chitapavani
Concorinum
Cugani
Damani
Dhed
Ghati (Maoli)
Holia
Kathodi
Katvadi
Kayasthi
Konkan Standard
Konkanese
Konkani Mangalorean
Kunabi
Mahari (Dhed)
Mangalorean Konkani
Maoli
North Konkan
Parabhi (Damani)
Parvari
Sangamesvari (Bakoti)
Thakari
Thakri
Thakua
Thakura
Thakuri (Thakari)

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Agri
Antruzi
Bankoti
Bardeshi
Bhandari
Bicholi
Cancona
Chitpavani
Dhanagari
Dhangari
Ghati
Karhadi
Karwari
Kiristav
Kodiyali
Koli
Konkanese
Kudali
Kudumbi
Kunbi
Mahari
Malvani
Malwani
Maoli
Nawayathi
Parabhi
Sangameshwari
Sangamesvari
Sashti
Siddi
Thakri
Thakuri

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Bakoti
Bankoti
Central Konkan
Concorinum
Cugani
Damani
Dhed
Holia
Kayasthi
Kholi
Konkan Standard
Konkanese
Konkani
Konkani: Koli
Kunabi
Mangalorean
Maoli
North Konkan
Parvari
Thakari
Thakri
Thakua
Thakura