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

Mon district of Nagaland has total population of 250,260 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 131,753 are males while 118,507 are females. In 2011 there were total 41,978 families residing in Mon district. The Average Sex Ratio of Mon district is 899.

Mon district, Nagaland

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 13.8% people lives in Urban areas while 86.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84.5% while that in the rural areas is 52.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Mon district is 884 while that of Rural areas is 902.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Mon district is 40342 which is 16% of the total population. There are 21099 male children and 19243 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Mon is 912 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (899) of Mon district.

The total literacy rate of Mon district is 56.99%. The male literacy rate is 51.18% and the female literacy rate is 44.04% in Mon district.

Population
250,260
Literacy
56.99%
Sex Ratio
899

To facilitate the administration, Mon district is further divided into 14 Circles (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Circles consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Mon Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 40,342 21,099 19,243
Literacy 56.99% 51.18% 44.04%
Scheduled Caste 0 0 0
Scheduled Tribe 238,285 124,343 113,942
Illiterate 130,634 64,321 66,313

Caste-wise Population - Mon district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 95.2% of total population in Mon district of Nagaland.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 238,285 124,343 113,942

Religion-wise Population - Mon district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 8,102 (3.24%) 4,970 3,132
Muslim 3,444 (1.38%) 2,051 1,393
Christian 236,494 (94.5%) 123,479 113,015
Sikh 84 (0.03%) 38 46
Buddhist 1,256 (0.5%) 708 548
Jain 314 (0.13%) 162 152
Other Religion 1 (0%) 0 1
No Religion Specified 565 (0.23%) 345 220

Literacy Rate - Mon district

The total literacy rate of Mon district was 56.99% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 79.55% of Nagaland. Population-wise, out of total 119,626 literates, males were 67,432 while females were 52,194. Also the male literacy rate was 60.94% and the female literacy rate was 52.58% in Mon district.

  Mon district Nagaland
Female 52.58% 76.11%
Male 60.94% 82.75%
Total 56.99% 79.55%

Sex Ratio - Mon district

The Sex Ratio of Mon district is 899 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 899 females in Mon district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 912 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 899 ) of Mon district.


Population Density - Mon district

The total area of Mon district is 1,786 km2. Thus the density of Mon district is 140 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 11 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,776 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Mon district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Mon, 13.76% people lived in urban regions while 86.24% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 34,444 out of which 18,284 were males while remaining 16,160 were females. In rural areas of Mon, male population was 113,469 while female population was 102,347.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Mon was 884 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Mon was 935 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Mon were 5,210 which is 15.13% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Mon was 902 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Mon was 909 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Mon for urban regions was 84.47 percent in which males were 86.54% literate while female literacy stood at 82.11%. The total literate population of Mon was 119,626. Similarly in rural areas of Mon, the average literacy rate was 52.54 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 56.74% and 47.88% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Mon were 94,931.

Rural Urban
Population % 86.24% 13.76%
Total population 215,816 34,444
Male population 113,469 18,284
Female population 102,347 16,160
Sex ratio 902 884
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 909 935
Child population 35,132 5,210
Literates 94,931 24,695
Average literacy 52.54% 84.47%
Male literacy 56.74% 86.54%
Female literacy 47.88% 82.11%

Child Population - Mon district

According to Census 2011, there were 40,342 children between age 0 to 6 years in Mon district. Out of which 21,099 were male while 19,243 were female.


Working Population - Mon district

In Mon district out of total population, 147,654 were engaged in work activities. 71.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 28.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 147,654 workers engaged in Main Work, 84,402 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 3,947 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 104,981 58,695 46,286
Cultivators 84,402 43,463 40,939
Agriculture Labourer 3,947 2,111 1,836
Household Industries 609 370 239
Other Workers 16,023 12,751 3,272
Marginal Workers 42,673 20,730 21,943
Non Working 102,606 52,328 50,278

Mon district Map


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