Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: South Asian Christian

Language: Goan Konkani - (gom)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Hinduism

Country: United Arab Emirates

Also found in: Canada; India; Mozambique; Pakistan; United Kingdom

Population: 70,000

Global Population: 816,600

PEID: 12241

ROP: 104844

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity

Overview: The Goanese Konkani of United Arab Emirates, numbering 70,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the South Asian Christian people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 816,600 in 6 countries. Their primary language is Goan Konkani. The primary religion practiced by the Goanese Konkani is Hinduism, the predominant religious tradition of the Indian subcontinent. There are many forms of Hinduism, each with its own deities and beliefs.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available