Hovukhu is a village situated in Niuland circle of Dimapur district in Nagaland. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 122 families residing in the village Hovukhu. The total population of Hovukhu is 574 out of which 283 are males and 291 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Hovukhu is 1,028.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Hovukhu village is 111 which is 19% of the total population. There are 59 male children and 52 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Hovukhu is 881 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,028) of Hovukhu village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Hovukhu is 73.9%. Thus Hovukhu village has higher literacy rate compared to 73.4% of Dimapur district. The male literacy rate is 79.91% and the female literacy rate is 68.2% in Hovukhu village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Hovukhu village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Hovukhu village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 74.4% of total population in Hovukhu village.
In Hovukhu village out of total population, 263 were engaged in work activities. 99.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 0.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 263 workers engaged in Main Work, 10 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 174 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Hovukhu village in Niuland.