Tawang District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Arunachal Pradesh) - Census 2011

Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh has total population of 49,977 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 29,151 are males while 20,826 are females. In 2011 there were total 10,062 families residing in Tawang district. The Average Sex Ratio of Tawang district is 714.

Tawang district, Arunachal Pradesh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 22.4% people lives in Urban areas while 77.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 90.9% while that in the rural areas is 49.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Tawang district is 340 while that of Rural areas is 865.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Tawang district is 5788 which is 12% of the total population. There are 2914 male children and 2874 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Tawang is 986 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (714) of Tawang district.

The total literacy rate of Tawang district is 59%. The male literacy rate is 60.79% and the female literacy rate is 40.11% in Tawang district.

Population
49,977
Literacy
59%
Sex Ratio
714

To facilitate the administration, Tawang district is further divided into 10 Circles (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Circles consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Tawang Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 5,788 2,914 2,874
Literacy 59% 60.79% 40.11%
Scheduled Caste 0 0 0
Scheduled Tribe 34,811 16,770 18,041
Illiterate 23,904 11,431 12,473

Caste-wise Population - Tawang district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 69.7% of total population in Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 34,811 16,770 18,041

Religion-wise Population - Tawang district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 11,842 (23.69%) 9,822 2,020
Muslim 787 (1.57%) 615 172
Christian 776 (1.55%) 484 292
Sikh 1,164 (2.33%) 1,151 13
Buddhist 34,920 (69.87%) 16,797 18,123
Jain 72 (0.14%) 24 48
Other Religion 349 (0.7%) 212 137
No Religion Specified 67 (0.13%) 46 21

Literacy Rate - Tawang district

The total literacy rate of Tawang district was 59% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 65.38% of Arunachal Pradesh. Population-wise, out of total 26,073 literates, males were 17,720 while females were 8,353. Also the male literacy rate was 67.54% and the female literacy rate was 46.53% in Tawang district.

  Tawang district Arunachal Pradesh
Female 46.53% 57.7%
Male 67.54% 72.55%
Total 59% 65.38%

Sex Ratio - Tawang district

The Sex Ratio of Tawang district is 714 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 714 females in Tawang district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 986 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 714 ) of Tawang district.


Population Density - Tawang district

The total area of Tawang district is 2,172 km2. Thus the density of Tawang district is 23 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 0 sq. km. area is under urban region while 0 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Tawang district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Tawang, 22.41% people lived in urban regions while 77.59% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 11,202 out of which 8,359 were males while remaining 2,843 were females. In rural areas of Tawang, male population was 20,792 while female population was 17,983.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Tawang was 340 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Tawang was 991 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Tawang were 689 which is 6.15% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Tawang was 865 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Tawang was 986 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Tawang for urban regions was 90.88 percent in which males were 95.91% literate while female literacy stood at 74.76%. The total literate population of Tawang was 26,073. Similarly in rural areas of Tawang, the average literacy rate was 49.05 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 55.06% and 41.96% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Tawang were 16,519.

Rural Urban
Population % 77.59% 22.41%
Total population 38,775 11,202
Male population 20,792 8,359
Female population 17,983 2,843
Sex ratio 865 340
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 986 991
Child population 5,099 689
Literates 16,519 9,554
Average literacy 49.05% 90.88%
Male literacy 55.06% 95.91%
Female literacy 41.96% 74.76%

Child Population - Tawang district

According to Census 2011, there were 5,788 children between age 0 to 6 years in Tawang district. Out of which 2,914 were male while 2,874 were female.


Working Population - Tawang district

In Tawang district out of total population, 28,561 were engaged in work activities. 85.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 14.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 28,561 workers engaged in Main Work, 5,860 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 594 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 24,430 17,869 6,561
Cultivators 5,860 2,656 3,204
Agriculture Labourer 594 307 287
Household Industries 66 50 16
Other Workers 17,910 14,856 3,054
Marginal Workers 4,131 1,685 2,446
Non Working 21,416 9,597 11,819

Tawang district Map


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