Lunglei District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Mizoram) - Census 2011

Lunglei district of Mizoram has total population of 161,428 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 82,891 are males while 78,537 are females. In 2011 there were total 33,058 families residing in Lunglei district. The Average Sex Ratio of Lunglei district is 947.

Lunglei district, Mizoram

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 42.6% people lives in Urban areas while 57.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 97.8% while that in the rural areas is 81.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Lunglei district is 947 while that of Rural areas is 948.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Lunglei district is 25117 which is 16% of the total population. There are 12798 male children and 12319 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Lunglei is 963 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (947) of Lunglei district.

The total literacy rate of Lunglei district is 88.86%. The male literacy rate is 77.83% and the female literacy rate is 72.08% in Lunglei district.

Population
161,428
Literacy
88.86%
Sex Ratio
947

To facilitate the administration, Lunglei district is further divided into 4 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Lunglei Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 25,117 12,798 12,319
Literacy 88.86% 77.83% 72.08%
Scheduled Caste 178 125 53
Scheduled Tribe 153,533 77,180 76,353
Illiterate 40,306 18,376 21,930

Caste-wise Population - Lunglei district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 95.1% of total population in Lunglei district of Mizoram.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 178 125 53
Schedule Tribe 153,533 77,180 76,353

Religion-wise Population - Lunglei district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 5,231 (3.24%) 3,857 1,374
Muslim 1,290 (0.8%) 886 404
Christian 127,124 (78.75%) 63,794 63,330
Sikh 74 (0.05%) 56 18
Buddhist 27,543 (17.06%) 14,198 13,345
Jain 93 (0.06%) 58 35
Other Religion 5 (0%) 4 1
No Religion Specified 68 (0.04%) 38 30

Literacy Rate - Lunglei district

The total literacy rate of Lunglei district was 88.86% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 91.33% of Mizoram. Population-wise, out of total 121,122 literates, males were 64,515 while females were 56,607. Also the male literacy rate was 92.04% and the female literacy rate was 85.49% in Lunglei district.

  Lunglei district Mizoram
Female 85.49% 89.27%
Male 92.04% 93.35%
Total 88.86% 91.33%

Sex Ratio - Lunglei district

The Sex Ratio of Lunglei district is 947 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 947 females in Lunglei district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 963 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 947 ) of Lunglei district.


Population Density - Lunglei district

The total area of Lunglei district is 4,536 km2. Thus the density of Lunglei district is 36 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 66 sq. km. area is under urban region while 4,470 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Lunglei district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Lunglei, 42.59% people lived in urban regions while 57.41% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 68,752 out of which 35,314 were males while remaining 33,438 were females. In rural areas of Lunglei, male population was 47,577 while female population was 45,099.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Lunglei was 947 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Lunglei was 954 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Lunglei were 8,412 which is 12.24% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Lunglei was 948 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Lunglei was 967 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Lunglei for urban regions was 97.79 percent in which males were 98.19% literate while female literacy stood at 97.37%. The total literate population of Lunglei was 121,122. Similarly in rural areas of Lunglei, the average literacy rate was 81.76 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 87.17% and 76.03% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Lunglei were 62,114.

Rural Urban
Population % 57.41% 42.59%
Total population 92,676 68,752
Male population 47,577 35,314
Female population 45,099 33,438
Sex ratio 948 947
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 967 954
Child population 16,705 8,412
Literates 62,114 59,008
Average literacy 81.76% 97.79%
Male literacy 87.17% 98.19%
Female literacy 76.03% 97.37%

Child Population - Lunglei district

According to Census 2011, there were 25,117 children between age 0 to 6 years in Lunglei district. Out of which 12,798 were male while 12,319 were female.


Working Population - Lunglei district

In Lunglei district out of total population, 78,292 were engaged in work activities. 79.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 20.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 78,292 workers engaged in Main Work, 34,762 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 6,625 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 62,013 40,961 21,052
Cultivators 34,762 21,713 13,049
Agriculture Labourer 6,625 3,960 2,665
Household Industries 569 381 188
Other Workers 20,057 14,907 5,150
Marginal Workers 16,279 5,269 11,010
Non Working 83,136 36,661 46,475

Lunglei district Map


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