Garacharma Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data South Andaman, Andaman and Nicobar - Census 2011

Garacharma is a Census Town city situated in Port Blair tehsil of South Andaman district. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 3,732 families residing in the Garacharma city. The total population of Garacharma is 14,419 out of which 7,655 are males and 6,764 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Garacharma is 884.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Garacharma city is 1476 which is 10% of the total population. There are 719 male children and 757 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Garacharma is 1,053 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (884).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Garacharma is 90.8%. Thus Garacharma has higher literacy rate compared to 89.1% of South Andaman district. The male literacy rate is 93.87% and the female literacy rate is 87.15% in Garacharma.

Population
14,419
Literacy
90.8%
Sex Ratio
884

Garacharma Census Town has total administration over 3,732 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Census Town limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Garacharma Census Town

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Garacharma Census Town.

Total Male Female
Children 1,476 719 757
Literacy 90.8% 85.1% 77.4%
Scheduled Caste 0 0 0
Scheduled Tribe 110 50 60
Illiterate 2,673 1,144 1,529

Caste-wise Population - Garacharma

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.8% of total population in Garacharma.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 110 50 60

Religion-wise Population - Garacharma

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Garacharma is 11,561 which is 80.18% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Garacharma is 1,310 which is 9.09% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Garacharma as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 11,561 (80.18%) 6,176 5,385
Muslim 1,310 (9.09%) 709 601
Christian 1,463 (10.15%) 723 740
Sikh 63 (0.44%) 33 30
Buddhist 5 (0.03%) 3 2
Jain 1 (0.01%) 0 1
Other Religion 9 (0.06%) 6 3
No Religion Specified 7 (0.05%) 5 2

Literacy Rate - Garacharma

The total literacy rate of Garacharma was 90.75% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 86.63% of Andaman and Nicobar. Population-wise, out of total 11,746 literates, males were 6,511 while females were 5,235. Also the male literacy rate was 93.87% and the female literacy rate was 87.15% in Garacharma.

  Garacharma Andaman and Nicobar
Female 87.15% 82.43%
Male 93.87% 90.27%
Total 90.75% 86.63%

Sex Ratio - Garacharma

The Sex Ratio of Garacharma is 884. Thus per every 1000 men there were 884 females in Garacharma. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 1,053 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 884 ) of Garacharma.


Child Population - Garacharma

According to Census 2011, there were 1,476 children between age 0 to 6 years in Garacharma. Out of which 719 were male while 757 were female.


Working Population - Garacharma

In Garacharma Census Town out of total population, 5,804 were engaged in work activities. 87.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 12.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 5,804 workers engaged in Main Work, 28 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 12 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 5,078 4,118 960
Cultivators 28 28 0
Agriculture Labourer 12 11 1
Household Industries 58 46 12
Other Workers 4,980 4,033 947
Marginal Workers 726 537 189
Non Working 8,615 3,000 5,615

Garacharma Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Garacharma is further divided into 1 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 14,419 81.5% 884

Map of Garacharma, South Andaman, Andaman and Nicobar


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