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.
Daman and Diu Table Data
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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.
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.
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 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 79.55 percent. In 2001, literacy rate in Daman and Diu stood at 78.18 percent of which male and female were 86.76 percent and 65.61 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 710 per 1000 males in Daman and Diu.
Daman and Diu Religious Data
Lot of viewers are asking us to provide religion's data of Daman and Diu state. Most important question of all is what is the current population of Hindus, Muslim, Sikhs and Christian in state of Daman and Diu. But Govt. of India is yet to release full religious data of Daman and Diu state. Once it is released, we will provide the detailed information on this page of Daman and Diu Population Census 2011.
Daman and Diu Population 2015
What is the population of Daman and Diu in 2015 ? The question though legimate has no answer. The last census of Daman and Diu was done in 2011 and next would be in 2021. As per 2011 population of Daman and Diu state was 243,247.
Daman and Diu Urban/Rural Population 2011
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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.
Daman and Diu Metropolitan/City Population
|Large cities of Daman and Diu
|There is no city having population above 1 Lakh
|Large Urban Agglomeration of Daman and Diu
|There is no Metropolitan Region having population above 1 Lakh
Daman and Diu Districts Population
|Largest District by Population in Daman and Diu
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.