Goa is today known as a multi-cultural state that has a number of settlers from all parts of the country. People that decide to relocate to Goa are drawn in by its opportunities for business and also the way of life. Plenty of relocation also takes place from the corporate sector particularly from the hospitality, medical and FMCG sectors that are deputed to Goa on medium to long term stints.
Relocating to Goa isn’t a very challenging task as there is plenty of real estate available at various price points. Hiring a mover such as Cape Logistics will have you up and packing in no time ready to have you relocate as soon as you have finalized an apartment of your choice.
The way of life in the state is a bit different from the rest of the country. Unlike in most parts of the country, English is the first language spoken here, followed by Konkani and Hindi. The population in Goa as per census records of 2018 showed a total population of 18.02 lakh people out of which 66% were Hindu and 26 % are Catholic, Muslim are at 8.3% and the others form minorities. Data also indicates a population density of 394 persons per square hectare.
The state has pleasant weather all throughout the year with the average weather being at 27 degrees Celsius. Monsoon begins in the months of June and hits its peak in July and August. Goa receives on average 110.7 inches of rainfall each year, around 9.2 inches per month with August being the wettest month.
The staple food of Goa is its fish-curry and rice that is consumed by the majority of the locals. Fish is available in abundance and consumed on a daily basis. Local delicacies such as Chicken Cafreal, Pork Vindaloo, and Pork Sorpotel are some of the most sought-after dishes here.
The beaches are the backbone of the tourism industry and attract a majority of tourists. The beaches of Baga, Anjuna, Vagator, Arambol, Calangute, and Morjim are some of the most visited beaches in the state.