Lakshadweep District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Lakshadweep) - Census 2011

Lakshadweep district of Lakshadweep has total population of 64,473 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 33,123 are males while 31,350 are females. In 2011 there were total 11,574 families residing in Lakshadweep district. The Average Sex Ratio of Lakshadweep district is 946.

Lakshadweep district, Lakshadweep

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 78.1% people lives in Urban areas while 21.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 91.9% while that in the rural areas is 91.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Lakshadweep district is 945 while that of Rural areas is 952.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Lakshadweep district is 7255 which is 11% of the total population. There are 3797 male children and 3458 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Lakshadweep is 911 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (946) of Lakshadweep district.

The total literacy rate of Lakshadweep district is 91.85%. The male literacy rate is 84.6% and the female literacy rate is 78.25% in Lakshadweep district.

Population
64,473
Literacy
91.85%
Sex Ratio
946

To facilitate the administration, Lakshadweep district is further divided into 10 Sub-Divisions (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Sub-Divisions consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Lakshadweep Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 7,255 3,797 3,458
Literacy 91.85% 84.6% 78.25%
Scheduled Caste 0 0 0
Scheduled Tribe 61,120 30,515 30,605
Illiterate 11,920 5,100 6,820

Caste-wise Population - Lakshadweep district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 94.8% of total population in Lakshadweep district of Lakshadweep.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 61,120 30,515 30,605

Religion-wise Population - Lakshadweep district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,788 (2.77%) 1,603 185
Muslim 62,268 (96.58%) 31,166 31,102
Christian 317 (0.49%) 286 31
Sikh 8 (0.01%) 6 2
Buddhist 10 (0.02%) 9 1
Jain 11 (0.02%) 6 5
Other Religion 7 (0.01%) 6 1
No Religion Specified 64 (0.1%) 41 23

Literacy Rate - Lakshadweep district

The total literacy rate of Lakshadweep district was 91.85% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 91.85% of Lakshadweep. Population-wise, out of total 52,553 literates, males were 28,023 while females were 24,530. Also the male literacy rate was 95.56% and the female literacy rate was 87.95% in Lakshadweep district.

  Lakshadweep district Lakshadweep
Female 87.95% 87.95%
Male 95.56% 95.56%
Total 91.85% 91.85%

Sex Ratio - Lakshadweep district

The Sex Ratio of Lakshadweep district is 946 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 946 females in Lakshadweep district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 911 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 946 ) of Lakshadweep district.


Population Density - Lakshadweep district

The total area of Lakshadweep district is 30 km2. Thus the density of Lakshadweep district is 2,149 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 22 sq. km. area is under urban region while 8 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Lakshadweep district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Lakshadweep, 78.07% people lived in urban regions while 21.93% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 50,332 out of which 25,880 were males while remaining 24,452 were females. In rural areas of Lakshadweep, male population was 7,243 while female population was 6,898.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Lakshadweep was 945 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Lakshadweep was 911 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Lakshadweep were 5,440 which is 10.81% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Lakshadweep was 952 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Lakshadweep was 911 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Lakshadweep for urban regions was 91.92 percent in which males were 95.84% literate while female literacy stood at 87.79%. The total literate population of Lakshadweep was 52,553. Similarly in rural areas of Lakshadweep, the average literacy rate was 91.58 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 94.53% and 88.5% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Lakshadweep were 11,288.

Rural Urban
Population % 21.93% 78.07%
Total population 14,141 50,332
Male population 7,243 25,880
Female population 6,898 24,452
Sex ratio 952 945
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 911 911
Child population 1,815 5,440
Literates 11,288 41,265
Average literacy 91.58% 91.92%
Male literacy 94.53% 95.84%
Female literacy 88.5% 87.79%

Child Population - Lakshadweep district

According to Census 2011, there were 7,255 children between age 0 to 6 years in Lakshadweep district. Out of which 3,797 were male while 3,458 were female.


Working Population - Lakshadweep district

In Lakshadweep district out of total population, 18,753 were engaged in work activities. 57.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 42.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 18,753 workers engaged in Main Work, 0 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 0 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 10,804 9,137 1,667
Household Industries 97 66 31
Other Workers 10,707 9,071 1,636
Marginal Workers 7,949 6,181 1,768
Non Working 45,720 17,805 27,915

Lakshadweep district Map


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