As per the Census 2011, the total Population of Goa is 14.6 Lacs. Thus the population of Goa forms 0.12 percent of India in 2011. Goa has total population of 1,458,545 in which males were 739,140 while females were 719,405.
Total area of Goa is 3,702 square km. Thus the population Density of Goa is 394 per square km which is higher than national average 382 per square km.
The total literacy rate of Goa is 88.7% which is greater than average literacy rate 72.98% of India. Also the male literacy rate is 92.65% and the female literacy rate is 84.66% in Goa.
The average sex ration is the number of females per 1000 males. As per the Census 2011, the Average Sex Ration of Goa is 973 which is above than national average of 943 females per 1000 males. Also the child sex ration (age less than 6 years) of Goa is at 942 which is higher than 918 of India.
In Goa out of total population, 577,248 were engaged in work activities. 82.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 17.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 577,248 workers engaged in Main Work, 24,062 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 10,758 were Agricultural labourer.
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Goa, 62.17% people lived in urban regions while 37.83% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 906,814 out of which 463,704 were males while remaining 443,110 were females. In rural areas of Goa, male population was 275,436 while female population was 276,295.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Goa was 956 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Goa was 940 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Goa were 90,597 which is 9.99% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Goa was 1,003 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Goa was 945 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Goa for urban regions was 89.95 percent in which males were 93.21% literate while female literacy stood at 86.56%. The total literate population of Goa was 1,165,487. Similarly in rural areas of Goa, the average literacy rate was 86.65 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 91.71% and 81.63% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Goa were 431,271.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||945||940|
List of districts of Goa with Population, Literacy rate, Sex Ratio etc. As per the Census 2011, Goa is divided into 2 districts (zilla) which act as the administrative divisions. North Goa is the largest district of Goa by population, while the least populated district of Goa is South Goa.
Below is the complete list of districts (zilla) of Goa sorted by population.