South Andaman District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Andaman and Nicobar) - Census 2011

South Andaman district of Andaman and Nicobar has total population of 238,142 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 127,283 are males while 110,859 are females. In 2011 there were total 59,064 families residing in South Andaman district. The Average Sex Ratio of South Andaman district is 871.

South Andaman district, Andaman and Nicobar

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 59.1% people lives in Urban areas while 40.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 90.2% while that in the rural areas is 87.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in South Andaman district is 872 while that of Rural areas is 869.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in South Andaman district is 24661 which is 10% of the total population. There are 12523 male children and 12138 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of South Andaman is 969 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (871) of South Andaman district.

The total literacy rate of South Andaman district is 89.13%. The male literacy rate is 83.12% and the female literacy rate is 76.2% in South Andaman district.

Population
238,142
Literacy
89.13%
Sex Ratio
871

To facilitate the administration, South Andaman district is further divided into 3 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

South Andaman Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 24,661 12,523 12,138
Literacy 89.13% 83.12% 76.2%
Scheduled Caste 0 0 0
Scheduled Tribe 4,091 2,118 1,973
Illiterate 47,876 21,489 26,387

Caste-wise Population - South Andaman district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.7% of total population in South Andaman district of Andaman and Nicobar.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 4,091 2,118 1,973

Religion-wise Population - South Andaman district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 174,452 (73.26%) 94,123 80,329
Muslim 28,912 (12.14%) 15,326 13,586
Christian 33,037 (13.87%) 16,934 16,103
Sikh 866 (0.36%) 467 399
Buddhist 135 (0.06%) 66 69
Jain 27 (0.01%) 11 16
Other Religion 269 (0.11%) 147 122
No Religion Specified 444 (0.19%) 209 235

Literacy Rate - South Andaman district

The total literacy rate of South Andaman district was 89.13% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 86.63% of Andaman and Nicobar. Population-wise, out of total 190,266 literates, males were 105,794 while females were 84,472. Also the male literacy rate was 92.19% and the female literacy rate was 85.57% in South Andaman district.

  South Andaman district Andaman and Nicobar
Female 85.57% 82.43%
Male 92.19% 90.27%
Total 89.13% 86.63%

Sex Ratio - South Andaman district

The Sex Ratio of South Andaman district is 871 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 871 females in South Andaman district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 969 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 871 ) of South Andaman district.


Population Density - South Andaman district

The total area of South Andaman district is 2,672 km2. Thus the density of South Andaman district is 89 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 32 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,640 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - South Andaman district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of South Andaman, 59.1% people lived in urban regions while 40.9% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 140,747 out of which 75,180 were males while remaining 65,567 were females. In rural areas of South Andaman, male population was 52,103 while female population was 45,292.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of South Andaman was 872 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in South Andaman was 952 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of South Andaman were 14,214 which is 10.1% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of South Andaman was 869 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in South Andaman was 993 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in South Andaman for urban regions was 90.25 percent in which males were 93.21% literate while female literacy stood at 86.82%. The total literate population of South Andaman was 190,266. Similarly in rural areas of South Andaman, the average literacy rate was 87.49 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 90.71% and 83.73% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of South Andaman were 76,072.

Rural Urban
Population % 40.9% 59.1%
Total population 97,395 140,747
Male population 52,103 75,180
Female population 45,292 65,567
Sex ratio 869 872
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 993 952
Child population 10,447 14,214
Literates 76,072 114,194
Average literacy 87.49% 90.25%
Male literacy 90.71% 93.21%
Female literacy 83.73% 86.82%

Child Population - South Andaman district

According to Census 2011, there were 24,661 children between age 0 to 6 years in South Andaman district. Out of which 12,523 were male while 12,138 were female.


Working Population - South Andaman district

In South Andaman district out of total population, 96,831 were engaged in work activities. 88% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 12% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 96,831 workers engaged in Main Work, 4,438 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,704 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 85,221 69,772 15,449
Cultivators 4,438 3,304 1,134
Agriculture Labourer 1,704 1,464 240
Household Industries 688 516 172
Other Workers 78,391 64,488 13,903
Marginal Workers 11,610 7,791 3,819
Non Working 141,311 49,720 91,591

South Andaman district Map


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