Dimapur District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Nagaland) - Census 2011

Dimapur district of Nagaland has total population of 378,811 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 197,394 are males while 181,417 are females. In 2011 there were total 78,605 families residing in Dimapur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Dimapur district is 919.

Dimapur district, Nagaland

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 52.2% people lives in Urban areas while 47.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 87.4% while that in the rural areas is 81.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Dimapur district is 903 while that of Rural areas is 937.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dimapur district is 50898 which is 13% of the total population. There are 25889 male children and 25009 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dimapur is 966 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (919) of Dimapur district.

The total literacy rate of Dimapur district is 84.79%. The male literacy rate is 76.06% and the female literacy rate is 70.5% in Dimapur district.

Population
378,811
Literacy
84.79%
Sex Ratio
919

To facilitate the administration, Dimapur district is further divided into 8 Circles (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Circles consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Dimapur Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Dimapur district.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 50,898 25,889 25,009
Literacy 84.79% 76.06% 70.5%
Scheduled Caste 0 0 0
Scheduled Tribe 223,989 110,892 113,097
Illiterate 100,774 47,252 53,522

Caste-wise Population - Dimapur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 59.1% of total population in Dimapur district of Nagaland.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 223,989 110,892 113,097

Religion-wise Population - Dimapur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 108,900 (28.75%) 61,626 47,274
Muslim 31,212 (8.24%) 16,990 14,222
Christian 234,239 (61.84%) 116,396 117,843
Sikh 566 (0.15%) 393 173
Buddhist 1,270 (0.34%) 644 626
Jain 2,148 (0.57%) 1,103 1,045
Other Religion 157 (0.04%) 75 82
No Religion Specified 319 (0.08%) 167 152

Literacy Rate - Dimapur district

The total literacy rate of Dimapur district was 84.79% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 79.55% of Nagaland. Population-wise, out of total 278,037 literates, males were 150,142 while females were 127,895. Also the male literacy rate was 87.54% and the female literacy rate was 81.77% in Dimapur district.

  Dimapur district Nagaland
Female 81.77% 76.11%
Male 87.54% 82.75%
Total 84.79% 79.55%

Sex Ratio - Dimapur district

The Sex Ratio of Dimapur district is 919 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 919 females in Dimapur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 966 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 919 ) of Dimapur district.


Population Density - Dimapur district

The total area of Dimapur district is 927 km2. Thus the density of Dimapur district is 409 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 67 sq. km. area is under urban region while 860 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Dimapur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Dimapur, 52.23% people lived in urban regions while 47.77% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 197,869 out of which 103,959 were males while remaining 93,910 were females. In rural areas of Dimapur, male population was 93,435 while female population was 87,507.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Dimapur was 903 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Dimapur was 962 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Dimapur were 24,835 which is 12.55% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Dimapur was 937 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Dimapur was 970 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Dimapur for urban regions was 87.39 percent in which males were 89.6% literate while female literacy stood at 84.92%. The total literate population of Dimapur was 278,037. Similarly in rural areas of Dimapur, the average literacy rate was 81.88 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 85.2% and 78.32% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Dimapur were 126,822.

Rural Urban
Population % 47.77% 52.23%
Total population 180,942 197,869
Male population 93,435 103,959
Female population 87,507 93,910
Sex ratio 937 903
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 970 962
Child population 26,063 24,835
Literates 126,822 151,215
Average literacy 81.88% 87.39%
Male literacy 85.2% 89.6%
Female literacy 78.32% 84.92%

Child Population - Dimapur district

According to Census 2011, there were 50,898 children between age 0 to 6 years in Dimapur district. Out of which 25,889 were male while 25,009 were female.


Working Population - Dimapur district

In Dimapur district out of total population, 151,350 were engaged in work activities. 80.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 19.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 151,350 workers engaged in Main Work, 20,591 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 4,506 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 122,358 88,055 34,303
Cultivators 20,591 12,140 8,451
Agriculture Labourer 4,506 2,743 1,763
Household Industries 2,338 1,190 1,148
Other Workers 94,923 71,982 22,941
Marginal Workers 28,992 11,590 17,402
Non Working 227,461 97,749 129,712

Dimapur district Map


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