Mahe District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Puducherry) - Census 2011

Mahe district of Puducherry has total population of 41,816 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 19,143 are males while 22,673 are females. In 2011 there were total 7,420 families residing in Mahe district. The Average Sex Ratio of Mahe district is 1,184.

Mahe district, Puducherry

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 100% people lives in Urban areas while 0% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 97.9% while that in the rural areas is �%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Mahe district is 1,184 while that of Rural areas is �.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Mahe district is 4553 which is 11% of the total population. There are 2302 male children and 2251 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Mahe is 978 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,184) of Mahe district.

The total literacy rate of Mahe district is 97.87%. The male literacy rate is 86.77% and the female literacy rate is 87.59% in Mahe district.

Population
41,816
Literacy
97.87%
Sex Ratio
1,184

To facilitate the administration, Mahe district is further divided into 1 Commune Panchayats (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Commune Panchayats consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Mahe Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 4,553 2,302 2,251
Literacy 97.87% 86.77% 87.59%
Scheduled Caste 144 77 67
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 5,346 2,533 2,813

Caste-wise Population - Mahe district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Mahe district of Puducherry.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 144 77 67
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Mahe district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 27,940 (66.82%) 12,679 15,261
Muslim 12,856 (30.74%) 5,986 6,870
Christian 958 (2.29%) 448 510
Sikh 3 (0.01%) 2 1
Buddhist 21 (0.05%) 8 13
Jain 14 (0.03%) 7 7
Other Religion 3 (0.01%) 2 1
No Religion Specified 21 (0.05%) 11 10

Literacy Rate - Mahe district

The total literacy rate of Mahe district was 97.87% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 85.85% of Puducherry. Population-wise, out of total 36,470 literates, males were 16,610 while females were 19,860. Also the male literacy rate was 98.63% and the female literacy rate was 97.25% in Mahe district.

  Mahe district Puducherry
Female 97.25% 80.67%
Male 98.63% 91.26%
Total 97.87% 85.85%

Sex Ratio - Mahe district

The Sex Ratio of Mahe district is 1,184 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,184 females in Mahe district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 978 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,184 ) of Mahe district.


Population Density - Mahe district

The total area of Mahe district is 9 km2. Thus the density of Mahe district is 4,646 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 9 sq. km. area is under urban region while 0 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Mahe district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Mahe, 100% people lived in urban regions while 0% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 41,816 out of which 19,143 were males while remaining 22,673 were females. In rural areas of Mahe, male population was 0 while female population was 0.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Mahe was 1,184 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Mahe was 978 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Mahe were 4,553 which is 10.89% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Mahe was � females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Mahe was � girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Mahe for urban regions was 97.87 percent in which males were 98.63% literate while female literacy stood at 97.25%. The total literate population of Mahe was 36,470. Similarly in rural areas of Mahe, the average literacy rate was � percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at �% and �% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Mahe were 0.

Rural Urban
Population % 0% 100%
Total population 0 41,816
Male population 0 19,143
Female population 0 22,673
Sex ratio 1,184
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 978
Child population 0 4,553
Literates 0 36,470
Average literacy �% 97.87%
Male literacy �% 98.63%
Female literacy �% 97.25%

Child Population - Mahe district

According to Census 2011, there were 4,553 children between age 0 to 6 years in Mahe district. Out of which 2,302 were male while 2,251 were female.


Working Population - Mahe district

In Mahe district out of total population, 11,802 were engaged in work activities. 88.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 11.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 11,802 workers engaged in Main Work, 23 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 57 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 10,404 8,295 2,109
Cultivators 23 16 7
Agriculture Labourer 57 47 10
Household Industries 60 51 9
Other Workers 10,264 8,181 2,083
Marginal Workers 1,398 798 600
Non Working 30,014 10,050 19,964

Mahe district Map


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