4,940 in India (Cardoso 2006). Population total all countries: 4,970. Relatively few monolinguals, even in Korlai (Cardoso 2006).
Daman and Diu; Maharashtra, Korlai near Mumbai; Kerala, Kannur.
Cannanore, Cochin (Kochi), Diu.
It is mostly, if not entirely, spoken by multilingual speakers (Cardoso 2006). Some communities in India have no remaining speakers. Few remaining speakers in Cannanore; last speaker in Cochin, Mr. William Rozario, died on Vypeen Island (2010). Some younger speakers. Indo-Portuguese is in competition with standard Portuguese [por] (Cardoso 2006). Also use English [eng], Gujarati [guj], Hindi [hin], Marathi [mar].
Latin script [Latn].
The term Indo-Portuguese does not stand for 1 language but rather a number of Portuguese-lexified creoles scattered across South Asia (Cardoso 2006). Christian.