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

Phek district of Nagaland has total population of 163,418 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 83,743 are males while 79,675 are females. In 2011 there were total 36,639 families residing in Phek district. The Average Sex Ratio of Phek district is 951.

Phek district, Nagaland

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 15% people lives in Urban areas while 85% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.3% while that in the rural areas is 76.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Phek district is 860 while that of Rural areas is 969.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Phek district is 27752 which is 17% of the total population. There are 14505 male children and 13247 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Phek is 913 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (951) of Phek district.

The total literacy rate of Phek district is 78.05%. The male literacy rate is 69.17% and the female literacy rate is 60.2% in Phek district.

Population
163,418
Literacy
78.05%
Sex Ratio
951

To facilitate the administration, Phek 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.

Phek Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 27,752 14,505 13,247
Literacy 78.05% 69.17% 60.2%
Scheduled Caste 0 0 0
Scheduled Tribe 157,146 79,536 77,610
Illiterate 57,525 25,817 31,708

Caste-wise Population - Phek district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 96.2% of total population in Phek district of Nagaland.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 157,146 79,536 77,610

Religion-wise Population - Phek district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 3,563 (2.18%) 2,569 994
Muslim 950 (0.58%) 623 327
Christian 158,224 (96.82%) 80,197 78,027
Sikh 31 (0.02%) 20 11
Buddhist 350 (0.21%) 183 167
Jain 17 (0.01%) 10 7
Other Religion 198 (0.12%) 96 102
No Religion Specified 85 (0.05%) 45 40

Literacy Rate - Phek district

The total literacy rate of Phek district was 78.05% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 79.55% of Nagaland. Population-wise, out of total 105,893 literates, males were 57,926 while females were 47,967. Also the male literacy rate was 83.66% and the female literacy rate was 72.21% in Phek district.

  Phek district Nagaland
Female 72.21% 76.11%
Male 83.66% 82.75%
Total 78.05% 79.55%

Sex Ratio - Phek district

The Sex Ratio of Phek district is 951 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 951 females in Phek district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 913 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 951 ) of Phek district.


Population Density - Phek district

The total area of Phek district is 2,026 km2. Thus the density of Phek district is 81 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 13 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,013 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Phek district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Phek, 15.04% people lived in urban regions while 84.96% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 24,575 out of which 13,214 were males while remaining 11,361 were females. In rural areas of Phek, male population was 70,529 while female population was 68,314.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Phek was 860 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Phek was 966 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Phek were 3,442 which is 14.01% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Phek was 969 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Phek was 906 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Phek for urban regions was 88.3 percent in which males were 92.38% literate while female literacy stood at 83.46%. The total literate population of Phek was 105,893. Similarly in rural areas of Phek, the average literacy rate was 76.16 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 81.93% and 70.29% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Phek were 87,233.

Rural Urban
Population % 84.96% 15.04%
Total population 138,843 24,575
Male population 70,529 13,214
Female population 68,314 11,361
Sex ratio 969 860
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 906 966
Child population 24,310 3,442
Literates 87,233 18,660
Average literacy 76.16% 88.3%
Male literacy 81.93% 92.38%
Female literacy 70.29% 83.46%

Child Population - Phek district

According to Census 2011, there were 27,752 children between age 0 to 6 years in Phek district. Out of which 14,505 were male while 13,247 were female.


Working Population - Phek district

In Phek district out of total population, 80,277 were engaged in work activities. 79.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 20.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 80,277 workers engaged in Main Work, 44,069 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,311 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 63,645 34,382 29,263
Cultivators 44,069 19,982 24,087
Agriculture Labourer 1,311 692 619
Household Industries 609 303 306
Other Workers 17,656 13,405 4,251
Marginal Workers 16,632 7,174 9,458
Non Working 83,141 42,187 40,954

Phek district Map


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