Port Blair Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - South Andaman district, Andaman and Nicobar

Port Blair Tehsil of South Andaman district has total population of 165,754 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 89,411 are males while 76,343 are females. In 2011 there were total 41,473 families residing in Port Blair Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Port Blair Tehsil is 854.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 80.1% people lives in Urban areas while 19.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 90.3% while that in the rural areas is 89.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Port Blair Tehsil is 868 while that of Rural areas is 799.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Port Blair Tehsil is 16711 which is 10% of the total population. There are 8492 male children and 8219 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Port Blair Tehsil is 968 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 854 ) of Port Blair Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Port Blair Tehsil is 90.22%. The male literacy rate is 84.31% and the female literacy rate is 77.39% in Port Blair Tehsil.

Population
165,754
Literacy
90.22%
Sex Ratio
854

To facilitate the administration, Port Blair Tehsil is further divided into 3 towns and 33 villages.

Port Blair Tehsil Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Port Blair Tehsil.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 16,711 8,492 8,219
Literacy 90.22% 84.31% 77.39%
Scheduled Caste 0 0 0
Scheduled Tribe 2,104 1,075 1,029
Illiterate 31,287 14,028 17,259

Caste-wise Population - Port Blair Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.3% of total population in Port Blair Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 2,104 1,075 1,029

Religion-wise Population - Port Blair Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 126,716 (76.45%) 68,893 57,823
Muslim 17,856 (10.77%) 9,724 8,132
Christian 20,083 (12.12%) 10,208 9,875
Sikh 736 (0.44%) 398 338
Buddhist 84 (0.05%) 43 41
Jain 19 (0.01%) 8 11
Other Religion 139 (0.08%) 80 59
No Religion Specified 121 (0.07%) 57 64

Literacy Rate - Port Blair Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Port Blair Tehsil in 2011 were 90.22% in which, male and female literacy were 93.16% and 86.73% respectively. Total literate in Port Blair Tehsil were 134,467 of which male and female were 75,383 and 59,084 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Port Blair Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Port Blair Tehsil is 854 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 854 females in Port Blair Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 968 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 854 ) of Port Blair Tehsil.


Child Population - Port Blair Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 16,711 children between age 0 to 6 years in Port Blair Tehsil. Out of which 16,711 were male while 16,711 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Port Blair Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 33,390 families under Port Blair Tehsil living in urban areas while 33,390 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 80.1% of total population of Port Blair Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 19.9% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 13,301 while that in rural region is 3,410.

Total Urban Rural
Population 165,754 132,785 32,969
Children (0 - 6 years) 16,711 13,301 3,410
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 2,104 1,736 368
Literacy 90.22% 90.33% 89.77%
Sex Ratio 854 868 799

Working Population - Port Blair Tehsil

In Port Blair Tehsil out of total population, 68,992 were engaged in work activities. 91.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 8.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 68,992 workers engaged in Main Work, 2,278 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 793 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 63,103 51,477 11,626
Cultivators 2,278 1,827 451
Agriculture Labourer 793 666 127
Household Industries 477 343 134
Other Workers 59,555 48,641 10,914
Marginal Workers 5,889 3,792 2,097
Non Working 96,762 34,142 62,620

Port Blair Tehsil Map


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