Daman and Diu Population Census data 2011

Daman and Diu

With proximity to the Arabian Sea on one side and Indian land on the other, Daman and Diu already have a mixed culture influenced by Gujarat, Maharashtra, and Goa. Add to that the Portugal influenced history and the inevitable culture that comes with the ocean, and you have got an unexpected blend. Daman and Diu are two separate sections which together constitute one of the union territories of India. With around 2 lacs of population living in about a 100 kilometer square of area, Daman and Diu regions are densely populated. It has around 2000 people living per square kilometer of area.

According to census conducted in 2011, population of Daman and Diu ranks second last among all Indian states and union territories. The population growth rate, however is extensive in this area, which is also the second largest in India. The region has more than 50% of population growth. The growth rate has shown positive decrement in last few years. It is also the 2nd smallest establishment in India. The major concern with population here is its gender ratio, which is the lowest in all of India. There are only around 600 females for every 1000 males in Daman and Diu, and the worst part is, the situation doesn't seem to be improving. Since the last census, there has been significant decrease in the sex ratio. It's remarkable that the sex ratio in urban areas is even lesser than 600, while that in villages is higher.

There has been a considerable rise in the literacy level of Daman and Diu, though in rural areas, literacy in females is still low. Population growths in rural and urban areas always seem to pose two opposite extremities, in union territories. While rural population is greatly decreasing, urban population seems to be increasing five times the decrease rate.

The capital city which is also the largest city in the state of Daman and Diu is Daman. The languages spoken in the Daman and Diu state includes Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi and English. In total Daman and Diu (DD) state comprises 2 districts. The ISOCODE assigned by International Organization for Standardization for Daman and Diu state is DD.

Daman and Diu Population 2011

As per details from Census 2011, Daman and Diu has population of 2.43 Lakhs, an increase from figure of 1.58 Lakh in 2001 census. Total population of Daman and Diu as per 2011 census is 243,247 of which male and female are 150,301 and 92,946 respectively. In 2001, total population was 158,204 in which males were 92,512 while females were 65,692.

Daman and Diu Population Growth Rate

The total population growth in this decade was 53.76 percent while in previous decade it was 55.59 percent. The population of Daman and Diu forms 0.02 percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 0.02 percent.

Daman and Diu Literacy Rate 2011

Literacy rate in Daman and Diu has seen upward trend and is 87.10 percent as per 2011 population census. Of that, male literacy stands at 91.54 percent while female literacy is at 46.37 percent. In 2001, literacy rate in Daman and Diu stood at 78.18 percent of which male and female were 86.14 percent and 67.42 percent literate respectively.

In actual numbers, total literates in Daman and Diu stands at 188,406 of which males were 124,643 and females were 63,763.

Daman and Diu Density 2011

Total area of Daman and Diu is 111 sq. km. Density of Daman and Diu is 2,191 per sq km which is higher than national average 382 per sq km. In 2001, density of Daman and Diu was 1,413 per sq km, while nation average in 2001 was 324 per sq km.

Daman and Diu Sex Ratio

Sex Ratio in Daman and Diu is 618 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 709 per 1000 males in Daman and Diu.

Description 2011 2001
Approximate Population 2.43 Lakhs 1.58 Lakh
Actual Population 243,247 158,204
Male 150,301 92,512
Female 92,946 65,692
Population Growth 53.76% 55.59%
Percantage of total Population 0.02% 0.02%
Sex Ratio 618 709
Child Sex Ratio 904 916
Density/km2 2,191 1,413
Density/mi2 5,657 3,679
Area km2 111 112
Area mi2 43 43
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 26,934 20,578
Male Population (0-6 Age) 14,144 10,685
Female Population (0-6 Age) 12,790 9,893
Literacy 87.10 % 78.18 %
Male Literacy 91.54 % 86.14 %
Female Literacy 46.37 % 67.42 %
Total Literate 188,406 107,600
Male Literate 124,643 70,992
Female Literate 63,763 36,608

Daman and Diu Urban Population 2011

Out of total population of Daman and Diu, 75.17% people live in urban regions. The total figure of population living in urban areas is 182,851 of which 117,906 are males and while remaining 64,945 are females. The urban population in the last 10 years has increased by 75.17 percent.

Sex Ratio in urban regions of Daman and Diu was 551 females per 1000 males. For child (0-6) sex ratio the figure for urban region stood at 894 girls per 1000 boys. Total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Daman and Diu were 19,496. Of total population in urban region, 10.66 % were children (0-6).

Average Literacy rate in Daman and Diu for Urban regions was 88.96 percent in which males were 92.10% literate while female literacy stood at 42.50%. Total literates in urban region of Daman and Diu were 145,317.

Daman and Diu Rural Population 2011

Of the total population of Daman and Diu state, around 24.83 percent live in the villages of rural areas. In actual numbers, males and females were 32,395 and 28,001 respectively. Total population of rural areas of Daman and Diu state was 60,396. The population growth rate recorded for this decade (2001-2011) was 24.83%.

In rural regions of Daman and Diu state, female sex ratio per 1000 males was 864 while same for the child (0-6 age) was 932 girls per 1000 boys. In Daman and Diu, 7,438 children (0-6) live in rural areas. Child population forms 12.32 percent of total rural population.

In rural areas of Daman and Diu, literacy rate for males and female stood at 89.43 % and 60.96 %. Average literacy rate in Daman and Diu for rural areas was 81.36 percent. Total literates in rural areas were 43,089.
Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 24.83 % 75.17 %
Total Population 60,396 182,851
Male Population 32,395 117,906
Female Population 28,001 64,945
Population Growth -40.12 % 218.84 %
Sex Ratio 864 551
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 932 894
Child Population (0-6) 7,438 19,496
Child Percentage (0-6) 12.32 % 10.66 %
Literates 43,089 145,317
Average Literacy 81.36 % 88.96 %
Male Literacy 89.43 % 92.10 %
Female Literacy 60.96 % 42.50 %

Daman and Diu Census 2011 Conclusion

The official census 2011 of Daman and Diu has been conducted by Directorate of Census Operations in Daman and Diu. Enumeration of key persons including Chief Minister of Daman and Diu was also done by officials conducting population census.

Figures of population census 2011 Daman and Diu have been represented in chart for your reference at bottom.
Large cities of Daman and Diu Population Male Female
There is no city having population above 1 Lakh

Large Urban Agglomeration of Daman and Diu Population Male Female
There is no city having population above 1 Lakh

Largest District by Population in Daman and Diu Population Male Female
There is no city having population above 1 Lakh


Related Questions

Largest District (km²)
1 Daman 72
2 Diu 39
Percentage of Child
1 Diu 12.44 %
2 Daman 10.70 %
High Density
1 Daman 2655
2 Diu 1335
Top Population Growth
1 Daman 67.71 %
2 Diu 17.77 %
High Literacy
1 Daman 88.07 %
2 Diu 83.46 %
High Sex Ratio
1 Diu 1031
2 Daman 534