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

Tuensang district of Nagaland has total population of 196,596 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 101,933 are males while 94,663 are females. In 2011 there were total 36,742 families residing in Tuensang district. The Average Sex Ratio of Tuensang district is 929.

Tuensang district, Nagaland

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 18.7% people lives in Urban areas while 81.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 92% while that in the rural areas is 68.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Tuensang district is 889 while that of Rural areas is 938.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Tuensang district is 35790 which is 18% of the total population. There are 18516 male children and 17274 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Tuensang is 933 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (929) of Tuensang district.

The total literacy rate of Tuensang district is 73.08%. The male literacy rate is 62.45% and the female literacy rate is 56.89% in Tuensang district.

Population
196,596
Literacy
73.08%
Sex Ratio
929

To facilitate the administration, Tuensang district is further divided into 16 Circles (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Circles consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Tuensang Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 35,790 18,516 17,274
Literacy 73.08% 62.45% 56.89%
Scheduled Caste 0 0 0
Scheduled Tribe 190,916 98,212 92,704
Illiterate 79,085 38,280 40,805

Caste-wise Population - Tuensang district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 97.1% of total population in Tuensang district of Nagaland.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 190,916 98,212 92,704

Religion-wise Population - Tuensang district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,979 (1.52%) 2,118 861
Muslim 1,052 (0.54%) 704 348
Christian 191,864 (97.59%) 98,754 93,110
Sikh 27 (0.01%) 17 10
Buddhist 572 (0.29%) 291 281
Jain 5 (0%) 3 2
Other Religion 1 (0%) 0 1
No Religion Specified 96 (0.05%) 46 50

Literacy Rate - Tuensang district

The total literacy rate of Tuensang district was 73.08% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 79.55% of Nagaland. Population-wise, out of total 117,511 literates, males were 63,653 while females were 53,858. Also the male literacy rate was 76.31% and the female literacy rate was 69.59% in Tuensang district.

  Tuensang district Nagaland
Female 69.59% 76.11%
Male 76.31% 82.75%
Total 73.08% 79.55%

Sex Ratio - Tuensang district

The Sex Ratio of Tuensang district is 929 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 929 females in Tuensang district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 933 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 929 ) of Tuensang district.


Population Density - Tuensang district

The total area of Tuensang district is 2,536 km2. Thus the density of Tuensang district is 78 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 20 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,517 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Tuensang district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Tuensang, 18.71% people lived in urban regions while 81.29% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 36,774 out of which 19,471 were males while remaining 17,303 were females. In rural areas of Tuensang, male population was 82,462 while female population was 77,360.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Tuensang was 889 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Tuensang was 962 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Tuensang were 5,729 which is 15.58% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Tuensang was 938 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Tuensang was 927 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Tuensang for urban regions was 91.99 percent in which males were 93.89% literate while female literacy stood at 89.82%. The total literate population of Tuensang was 117,511. Similarly in rural areas of Tuensang, the average literacy rate was 68.55 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 71.95% and 64.93% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Tuensang were 88,952.

Rural Urban
Population % 81.29% 18.71%
Total population 159,822 36,774
Male population 82,462 19,471
Female population 77,360 17,303
Sex ratio 938 889
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 927 962
Child population 30,061 5,729
Literates 88,952 28,559
Average literacy 68.55% 91.99%
Male literacy 71.95% 93.89%
Female literacy 64.93% 89.82%

Child Population - Tuensang district

According to Census 2011, there were 35,790 children between age 0 to 6 years in Tuensang district. Out of which 18,516 were male while 17,274 were female.


Working Population - Tuensang district

In Tuensang district out of total population, 98,154 were engaged in work activities. 74.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 25.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 98,154 workers engaged in Main Work, 57,479 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 945 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 73,518 41,420 32,098
Cultivators 57,479 28,758 28,721
Agriculture Labourer 945 557 388
Household Industries 541 313 228
Other Workers 14,553 11,792 2,761
Marginal Workers 24,636 11,511 13,125
Non Working 98,442 49,002 49,440

Tuensang district Map


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