Lakshadweep Population 2011
As per details from Census 2011, Lakshadweep has population of 64 Thousands, an increase from figure of 60 Thousand in 2001 census. Total population of Lakshadweep as per 2011 census is 64,473 of which male and female are 33,123 and 31,350 respectively. In 2001, total population was 60,650 in which males were 31,131 while females were 29,519.
The total population growth in this decade was 6.30 percent while in previous decade it was 17.19 percent. The population of Lakshadweep forms 0.01 percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 0.01 percent.
The Lakshadweep group of islands is well known for the abundance of flora and fauna, and of course the water sports. Kavaratti is Lakshadweep's capital and Minicoy and Agatti Islands are the major establishments here. Agatti also has the only means of air travel available in Lakshadweep. The culture here is largely influenced by Kerala's, and their language is widely spoken along with the native Mahl. With such closeness to the oceanic gems, fish and coconuts are naturally aplenty here.
Lakshadweep is one of the seven union territories of India. It is also the establishment with the least population, according to Lakshadweep census of 2011, and thus ranks 35th, population wise. With only 32 kilometer square of area, it is also the Indian region having smallest area. With population of around 60000, living in an area that small, it has a high population density of over 2000. When it comes to population growth, Lakshadweep beats every other region with a positive growth rate, with minimum population increment rate of around 6. The rate has been reduced down from around 20%, as compared to census 2001.
Lakshadweep ranks second among the union territories of India with regards to the gender ratio. It boasts of more than 900 females for a 1000 males. If we were to look at the number of literate people, Lakshadweep has the highest percentage among all the other union territories. And the good news is literacy has been increasing in the last decade; especially in females. Although a very small region, Lakshadweep has made remarkable progress in terms of development and urbanization. And thus, it has almost 80 % of its population living in cities. Literacy has equally risen in both villages and cities. But, the population growth is more than 80% in urban land, while population in rural area is drastically depleting, which presents a contrast.
While Kavaratti is the capital city of Lakshadweep state, largest remains Andrott as per census 2011.
The languages spoken in the Lakshadweep state includes Malayalam and English. In total Lakshadweep (LD) state comprises 1 districts. The ISOCODE assigned by International Organization for Standardization for Lakshadweep state is LD.
Lakshadweep Literacy Rate 2011
Literacy rate in Lakshadweep has seen upward trend and is 91.85 percent as per 2011 population census. Of that, male literacy stands at 95.56 percent while female literacy is at 87.95 percent. In 2001, literacy rate in Lakshadweep stood at 86.66 percent of which male and female were 92.53 percent and 80.47 percent literate respectively.
In actual numbers, total literates in Lakshadweep stands at 52,553 of which males were 28,023 and females were 24,530.
Lakshadweep Density 2011
Total area of Lakshadweep is 30 sq. km. Density of Lakshadweep is 2,149 per sq km which is higher than national average 382 per sq km. In 2001, density of Lakshadweep was 1,895 per sq km, while nation average in 2001 was 324 per sq km.
Lakshadweep Sex Ratio
Sex Ratio in Lakshadweep is 946 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 948 per 1000 males in Lakshadweep.
Lakshadweep 2015 Population
What is the population of Lakshadweep in 2015 ? The question though legimate has no correct answer. The last census of Lakshadweep was done in 2011 and next would be in 2021. But we can do projection of future Lakshadweep 2017 Population on the basis likely Population Growth Rate.