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

Wokha district of Nagaland has total population of 166,343 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 84,505 are males while 81,838 are females. In 2011 there were total 31,891 families residing in Wokha district. The Average Sex Ratio of Wokha district is 968.

Wokha district, Nagaland

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 21% people lives in Urban areas while 79% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 95.8% while that in the rural areas is 85.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Wokha district is 937 while that of Rural areas is 977.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Wokha district is 20138 which is 12% of the total population. There are 10298 male children and 9840 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Wokha is 956 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (968) of Wokha district.

The total literacy rate of Wokha district is 87.69%. The male literacy rate is 79.74% and the female literacy rate is 74.32% in Wokha district.

Population
166,343
Literacy
87.69%
Sex Ratio
968

To facilitate the administration, Wokha district is further divided into 12 Circles (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Circles consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Wokha Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 20,138 10,298 9,840
Literacy 87.69% 79.74% 74.32%
Scheduled Caste 0 0 0
Scheduled Tribe 156,621 78,816 77,805
Illiterate 38,135 17,120 21,015

Caste-wise Population - Wokha district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 94.2% of total population in Wokha district of Nagaland.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 156,621 78,816 77,805

Religion-wise Population - Wokha district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 5,605 (3.37%) 3,316 2,289
Muslim 2,043 (1.23%) 1,247 796
Christian 158,236 (95.13%) 79,712 78,524
Sikh 34 (0.02%) 22 12
Buddhist 318 (0.19%) 157 161
Jain 8 (0%) 6 2
Other Religion 20 (0.01%) 4 16
No Religion Specified 79 (0.05%) 41 38

Literacy Rate - Wokha district

The total literacy rate of Wokha district was 87.69% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 79.55% of Nagaland. Population-wise, out of total 128,208 literates, males were 67,385 while females were 60,823. Also the male literacy rate was 90.81% and the female literacy rate was 84.48% in Wokha district.

  Wokha district Nagaland
Female 84.48% 76.11%
Male 90.81% 82.75%
Total 87.69% 79.55%

Sex Ratio - Wokha district

The Sex Ratio of Wokha district is 968 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 968 females in Wokha district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 956 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 968 ) of Wokha district.


Population Density - Wokha district

The total area of Wokha district is 1,628 km2. Thus the density of Wokha district is 102 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 17 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,611 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Wokha district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Wokha, 21.04% people lived in urban regions while 78.96% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 35,004 out of which 18,070 were males while remaining 16,934 were females. In rural areas of Wokha, male population was 66,435 while female population was 64,904.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Wokha was 937 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Wokha was 995 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Wokha were 3,700 which is 10.57% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Wokha was 977 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Wokha was 947 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Wokha for urban regions was 95.79 percent in which males were 96.93% literate while female literacy stood at 94.57%. The total literate population of Wokha was 128,208. Similarly in rural areas of Wokha, the average literacy rate was 85.48 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 89.09% and 81.8% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Wokha were 98,221.

Rural Urban
Population % 78.96% 21.04%
Total population 131,339 35,004
Male population 66,435 18,070
Female population 64,904 16,934
Sex ratio 977 937
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 947 995
Child population 16,438 3,700
Literates 98,221 29,987
Average literacy 85.48% 95.79%
Male literacy 89.09% 96.93%
Female literacy 81.8% 94.57%

Child Population - Wokha district

According to Census 2011, there were 20,138 children between age 0 to 6 years in Wokha district. Out of which 10,298 were male while 9,840 were female.


Working Population - Wokha district

In Wokha district out of total population, 78,412 were engaged in work activities. 81% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 19% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 78,412 workers engaged in Main Work, 41,862 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2,375 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 63,512 35,692 27,820
Cultivators 41,862 20,233 21,629
Agriculture Labourer 2,375 1,298 1,077
Household Industries 874 409 465
Other Workers 18,401 13,752 4,649
Marginal Workers 14,900 6,404 8,496
Non Working 87,931 42,409 45,522

Wokha district Map


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