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

Saiha district of Mizoram has total population of 56,574 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 28,594 are males while 27,980 are females. In 2011 there were total 11,144 families residing in Saiha district. The Average Sex Ratio of Saiha district is 979.

Saiha district, Mizoram

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 44.4% people lives in Urban areas while 55.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 95.1% while that in the rural areas is 85.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Saiha district is 971 while that of Rural areas is 985.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Saiha district is 9653 which is 17% of the total population. There are 4997 male children and 4656 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Saiha is 932 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (979) of Saiha district.

The total literacy rate of Saiha district is 90.01%. The male literacy rate is 76.45% and the female literacy rate is 72.81% in Saiha district.

Population
56,574
Literacy
90.01%
Sex Ratio
979

To facilitate the administration, Saiha district is further divided into 2 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Saiha Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 9,653 4,997 4,656
Literacy 90.01% 76.45% 72.81%
Scheduled Caste 83 52 31
Scheduled Tribe 54,642 27,226 27,416
Illiterate 14,341 6,733 7,608

Caste-wise Population - Saiha district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 96.6% of total population in Saiha district of Mizoram.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 83 52 31
Schedule Tribe 54,642 27,226 27,416

Religion-wise Population - Saiha district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 933 (1.65%) 672 261
Muslim 514 (0.91%) 385 129
Christian 54,977 (97.18%) 27,468 27,509
Sikh 11 (0.02%) 9 2
Buddhist 102 (0.18%) 40 62
Jain 4 (0.01%) 2 2
Other Religion 2 (0%) 1 1
No Religion Specified 31 (0.05%) 17 14

Literacy Rate - Saiha district

The total literacy rate of Saiha district was 90.01% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 91.33% of Mizoram. Population-wise, out of total 42,233 literates, males were 21,861 while females were 20,372. Also the male literacy rate was 92.64% and the female literacy rate was 87.34% in Saiha district.

  Saiha district Mizoram
Female 87.34% 89.27%
Male 92.64% 93.35%
Total 90.01% 91.33%

Sex Ratio - Saiha district

The Sex Ratio of Saiha district is 979 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 979 females in Saiha district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 932 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 979 ) of Saiha district.


Population Density - Saiha district

The total area of Saiha district is 1,399 km2. Thus the density of Saiha district is 40 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 53 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,346 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Saiha district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Saiha, 44.38% people lived in urban regions while 55.62% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 25,110 out of which 12,741 were males while remaining 12,369 were females. In rural areas of Saiha, male population was 15,853 while female population was 15,611.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Saiha was 971 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Saiha was 908 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Saiha were 3,796 which is 15.12% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Saiha was 985 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Saiha was 947 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Saiha for urban regions was 95.1 percent in which males were 96.09% literate while female literacy stood at 94.09%. The total literate population of Saiha was 42,233. Similarly in rural areas of Saiha, the average literacy rate was 85.77 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 89.75% and 81.76% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Saiha were 21,963.

Rural Urban
Population % 55.62% 44.38%
Total population 31,464 25,110
Male population 15,853 12,741
Female population 15,611 12,369
Sex ratio 985 971
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 947 908
Child population 5,857 3,796
Literates 21,963 20,270
Average literacy 85.77% 95.1%
Male literacy 89.75% 96.09%
Female literacy 81.76% 94.09%

Child Population - Saiha district

According to Census 2011, there were 9,653 children between age 0 to 6 years in Saiha district. Out of which 4,997 were male while 4,656 were female.


Working Population - Saiha district

In Saiha district out of total population, 19,461 were engaged in work activities. 75.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 24.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 19,461 workers engaged in Main Work, 7,064 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 192 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 14,694 9,960 4,734
Cultivators 7,064 4,380 2,684
Agriculture Labourer 192 114 78
Household Industries 153 118 35
Other Workers 7,285 5,348 1,937
Marginal Workers 4,767 2,251 2,516
Non Working 37,113 16,383 20,730

Saiha district Map


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