Colva Population - South Goa, Goa

Colva is a large village located in Salcete Taluka of South Goa district, Goa with total 810 families residing. The Colva village has population of 3141 of which 1566 are males while 1575 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Colva village population of children with age 0-6 is 294 which makes up 9.36 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Colva village is 1006 which is higher than Goa state average of 973. Child Sex Ratio for the Colva as per census is 1056, higher than Goa average of 942.

Colva village has lower literacy rate compared to Goa. In 2011, literacy rate of Colva village was 87.85 % compared to 88.70 % of Goa. In Colva Male literacy stands at 91.43 % while female literacy rate was 84.27 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Colva village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Colva village.

Colva Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 810 - -
Population 3,141 1,566 1,575
Child (0-6) 294 143 151
Schedule Caste 24 13 11
Schedule Tribe 16 12 4
Literacy 87.85 % 91.43 % 84.27 %
Total Workers 1,097 821 276
Main Worker 998 - -
Marginal Worker 99 77 22

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.76 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.51 % of total population in Colva village.

Work Profile

In Colva village out of total population, 1097 were engaged in work activities. 90.98 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 9.02 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1097 workers engaged in Main Work, 78 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 15 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149