Andaman and Nicobar Islands Population 2011
As per details from Census 2011, Andaman and Nicobar Islands has population of 3.81 Lakhs, an increase from figure of 3.56 Lakh in 2001 census. Total population of Andaman and Nicobar Islands as per 2011 census is 380,581 of which male and female are 202,871 and 177,710 respectively. In 2001, total population was 356,152 in which males were 192,972 while females were 163,180.
The total population growth in this decade was 6.86 percent while in previous decade it was 26.94 percent. The population of Andaman and Nicobar Islands forms 0.03 percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 0.03 percent.
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
The Andaman and Nicobar islands are the home to underwater adventure activities and tourism, in India. The Islands like Bartang which has mud volcanoes or the Havelock Island coupled with the snorkeling opportunities with underwater fauna, equals a great holiday destination. The water locked plains of Andaman and Nicobar bear a population of less than 4 lacs, which makes it 4th least populated region in all of India. The population of the islands has a very little growth rate of just over 6. And that's why it's the 2nd region with least positive growth rate. Of course, a onetime data can only tell us as much. But, when we compare it to the previous census of 2001, we can see a major reduction in Andaman and Nicobar's population growth, which was over 20% earlier.
But, when it comes to the 7 union territories, Andaman and Nicobar's expanse measured together beats all others. The islands have the greatest area of more than 8000, among the union governed regions. Population density of a region is also an important criterion to be considered in a census. With only around 40 people living in every square kilometer, it's the union territory having least population density, as shown by the Andaman and Nicobar census 2011.
The comparison of the two consecutive population counts also shows a positive increase in the islands' literacy level. Although, more than 50% of the population lives in villages, the development of both urban and rural areas seems to be on the same path. Gender ratios as well as the literacy levels in cities and villages are comparable. The population growth rate however, differs to a great extent, but not as much as other union territories. Capital city of the island is port Blair. Both English and Hindi are widely spoken and taught here.
The capital city which is also the largest city in the state of Andaman and Nicobar Islands is Port Blair.
The languages spoken in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands state includes Hindi and English. In total Andaman and Nicobar Islands (AN) state comprises 3 districts. The ISOCODE assigned by International Organization for Standardization for Andaman and Nicobar Islands state is AN.
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Literacy Rate 2011
Literacy rate in Andaman and Nicobar Islands has seen upward trend and is 86.63 percent as per 2011 population census. Of that, male literacy stands at 90.27 percent while female literacy is at 82.43 percent. In 2001, literacy rate in Andaman and Nicobar Islands stood at 81.30 percent of which male and female were 86.33 percent and 75.24 percent literate respectively.
In actual numbers, total literates in Andaman and Nicobar Islands stands at 294,281 of which males were 164,377 and females were 129,904.
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Density 2011
Total area of Andaman and Nicobar Islands is 8,249 sq. km. Density of Andaman and Nicobar Islands is 46 per sq km which is lower than national average 382 per sq km. In 2001, density of Andaman and Nicobar Islands was 43 per sq km, while nation average in 2001 was 324 per sq km.
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Sex Ratio
Sex Ratio in Andaman and Nicobar Islands is 876 i.e. for each 1000 male, which is below national average of 940 as per census 2011. In 2001, the sex ratio of female was 846 per 1000 males in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Andaman and Nicobar Islands 2015 Population
What is the population of Andaman and Nicobar Islands in 2015 ? The question though legimate has no correct answer. The last census of Andaman and Nicobar Islands was done in 2011 and next would be in 2021. But we can do projection of future Andaman and Nicobar Islands 2016 Population on the basis likely Population Growth Rate.