Lakshadweep Population Census 2011 | Lakshadweep Religion, Caste Data - Census 2011

As per the Census 2011, the total Population of Lakshadweep is 64.5 K. Thus the population of Lakshadweep forms 0.01 percent of India in 2011. Lakshadweep has total population of 64,473 in which males were 33,123 while females were 31,350.

Total area of Lakshadweep is 30 square km. Thus the population Density of Lakshadweep is 2,149 per square km which is lower than national average 382 per square km.

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Lakshadweep Literacy Rate - Census 2011

The total literacy rate of Lakshadweep is 91.85% which is greater than average literacy rate 72.98% of India. Also the male literacy rate is 95.56% and the female literacy rate is 87.95% in Lakshadweep.

  Lakshadweep India
Female 87.95% 64.63%
Male 95.56% 80.88%
Total 91.85% 72.98%

Lakshadweep Sex Ratio - Census 2011

The average sex ration is the number of females per 1000 males. As per the Census 2011, the Average Sex Ration of Lakshadweep is 946 which is above than national average of 943 females per 1000 males. Also the child sex ration (age less than 6 years) of Lakshadweep is at 911 which is lower than 918 of India.

Lakshadweep Working Population - Census 2011

In Lakshadweep out of total population, 18,753 were engaged in work activities. 57.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 42.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 18,753 workers engaged in Main Work, 0 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 0 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 10,804 9,137 1,667
Household Industries 97 66 31
Other Workers 10,707 9,071 1,636
Marginal Workers 7,949 6,181 1,768
Non Working 45,720 17,805 27,915

Lakshadweep Urban/Rural Population - Census 2011

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Lakshadweep, 78.07% people lived in urban regions while 21.93% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 50,332 out of which 25,880 were males while remaining 24,452 were females. In rural areas of Lakshadweep, male population was 7,243 while female population was 6,898.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Lakshadweep was 945 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Lakshadweep was 911 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Lakshadweep were 5,440 which is 10.81% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Lakshadweep was 952 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Lakshadweep was 911 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Lakshadweep for urban regions was 91.92 percent in which males were 95.84% literate while female literacy stood at 87.79%. The total literate population of Lakshadweep was 52,553. Similarly in rural areas of Lakshadweep, the average literacy rate was 91.58 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 94.53% and 88.5% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Lakshadweep were 11,288.

Rural Urban
Population % 21.93% 78.07%
Total population 14,141 50,332
Male population 7,243 25,880
Female population 6,898 24,452
Sex ratio 952 945
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 911 911
Child population 1,815 5,440
Literates 11,288 41,265
Average literacy 91.58% 91.92%
Male literacy 94.53% 95.84%
Female literacy 88.5% 87.79%

List of Districts in Lakshadweep

List of districts of Lakshadweep with Population, Literacy rate, Sex Ratio etc. As per the Census 2011, Lakshadweep is divided into 1 districts (zilla) which act as the administrative divisions.

Below is the complete list of districts (zilla) of Lakshadweep sorted by population.

# District Sub-districts Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Lakshadweep Sub-Divisions 64,473 91.85% 946