As per the Census 2011, the total Population of Nagaland is 19.8 Lacs. Thus the population of Nagaland forms 0.16 percent of India in 2011. Nagaland has total population of 1,978,502 in which males were 1,024,649 while females were 953,853.
Total area of Nagaland is 16,579 square km. Thus the population Density of Nagaland is 119 per square km which is lower than national average 382 per square km.
The total literacy rate of Nagaland is 79.55% which is greater than average literacy rate 72.98% of India. Also the male literacy rate is 82.75% and the female literacy rate is 76.11% in Nagaland.
The average sex ration is the number of females per 1000 males. As per the Census 2011, the Average Sex Ration of Nagaland is 931 which is above than national average of 943 females per 1000 males. Also the child sex ration (age less than 6 years) of Nagaland is at 943 which is higher than 918 of India.
In Nagaland out of total population, 974,122 were engaged in work activities. 76.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 23.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 974,122 workers engaged in Main Work, 420,379 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 22,571 were Agricultural labourer.
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Nagaland, 28.86% people lived in urban regions while 71.14% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 570,966 out of which 299,177 were males while remaining 271,789 were females. In rural areas of Nagaland, male population was 725,472 while female population was 682,064.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Nagaland was 908 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Nagaland was 973 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Nagaland were 73,589 which is 12.89% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Nagaland was 940 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Nagaland was 933 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Nagaland for urban regions was 89.62 percent in which males were 91.62% literate while female literacy stood at 87.4%. The total literate population of Nagaland was 1,342,434. Similarly in rural areas of Nagaland, the average literacy rate was 75.35 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 78.96% and 71.51% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Nagaland were 896,663.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||933||973|
List of districts of Nagaland with Population, Literacy rate, Sex Ratio etc. As per the Census 2011, Nagaland is divided into 11 districts (zilla) which act as the administrative divisions. Dimapur is the largest district of Nagaland by population, while the least populated district of Nagaland is Longleng.
Below is the complete list of districts (zilla) of Nagaland sorted by population.