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Andaman and Nicobar Islands Population | Sex Ratio | Literacy

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 lastest census data 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.

Recently as per Andaman and Nicobar Islands census data, 57.32% houses are owned while 32.26% were rented. In all, 72.88% couples in Andaman and Nicobar Islands lived in single family. In 2011, 89.28% of Andaman and Nicobar Islands population had access to Banking and Non-Banking Finance Corporation. Only 3.46% of Andaman and Nicobar Islands population had internet facility which is likely to improve in 2021 due to Reliance Jio and Airtel. This is likely to see increased ecommerce penetration of Flipkart/Amazon in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. 6.88% of family in Andaman and Nicobar Islands owned car while 24.71% owned two wheller. Due to increase in literacy rate of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, we are also seeing increase in interest in purchasing Health and Life Insurance policies by Andaman and Nicobar Islands population. In few months we will also get details of election data for Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands Sex Ratio 2023

Sex Ratio in Andaman and Nicobar Islands is 876 i.e. for each 1000 male, which is below national average of 940 as per latest census. In 2001, the sex ratio of female was 846 per 1000 males in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands Literacy Rate 2023

Literacy rate in Andaman and Nicobar Islands has seen upward trend and is 86.63 percent as per latest 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 2022 - 2023 Population

What is the population of Andaman and Nicobar Islands in 2023 ? The question though legimate has no correct answer. The last census of Andaman and Nicobar Islands was done in 2011 and next census of 2021 has been postponed or cancelled. But we can do projection of future Andaman and Nicobar Islands 2023 Population on the basis likely Population Growth Rate.

Year Projected Population
2011 380,581 3.81 Lakhs
2021 405,400 4.05 Lakhs
2022 407,900 4.08 Lakhs
2023 410,000 4.10 Lakhs
2024 411,800 4.12 Lakhs
2025 413,400 4.13 Lakhs
2026 414,700 4.15 Lakhs
2027 415,800 4.16 Lakhs
2028 416,800 4.17 Lakhs
2029 417,600 4.18 Lakhs
2030 418,300 4.18 Lakhs
2031 418,900 4.19 Lakhs

Andaman and Nicobar Islands Religion wise Population 2023

Hinduism is majority religion in state of Andaman and Nicobar Islands with 69.45 % followers. Christianity is second most popular religion in Andaman and Nicobar Islands state with 21.28 % following it. In Andaman and Nicobar Islands state, Islam is followed by 8.52 %, Jainism by 0.01 %, Sikhism by 0.34 % and Buddhism by 0.34 %. Around 0.15 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.18 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.

Description Population Percentage
Hindu 264,296 69.45 %
Christian 80,984 21.28 %
Muslim 32,413 8.52 %
Sikh 1,286 0.34 %
Not available 669 0.18 %
Other religion 564 0.15 %
Buddhist 338 0.09 %
Jain 31 0.01 %

Andaman and Nicobar Islands Population Data

Approximate Population 3.81 Lakhs 3.56 Lakh
Actual Population 380,581 356,152
Male 202,871 192,972
Female 177,710 163,180
Population Growth 6.86% 26.94%
Percantage of total Population 0.03% 0.03%
Sex Ratio 876 846
Child Sex Ratio 968 957
Density/km2 46 43
Area(Km 2) 8,249 8,249
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 40,878 44,781
Literacy 86.63 % 81.30 %
Male Literacy 90.27 % 86.33 %
Female Literacy 82.43 % 75.24 %

Andaman and Nicobar Islands Population History

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 Urban/Rural Population

Andaman and Nicobar Islands Urban Population

Out of total population of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, 37.70% people live in urban regions. The total figure of population living in urban areas is 143,488 of which 76,584 are males and while remaining 66,904 are females. The urban population in the last 10 aas has increased by 37.70 percent.

Sex Ratio in urban regions of Andaman and Nicobar Islands was 874 females per 1000 males. For child (0-6) sex ratio the figure for urban region stood at 954 girls per 1000 boys. Total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Andaman and Nicobar Islands were 14,463. Of total population in urban region, 10.08 % were children (0-6).

Average Literacy rate in Andaman and Nicobar Islands for Urban regions was 90.10 percent in which males were 93.11% literate while female literacy stood at 74.57%. Total literates in urban region of Andaman and Nicobar Islands were 116,256.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands Rural Population

Of the total population of Andaman and Nicobar Islands state, around 62.30 percent live in the villages of rural areas. In actual numbers, males and females were 126,287 and 110,806 respectively. Total population of rural areas of Andaman and Nicobar Islands state was 237,093. The population growth rate recorded for this decade (2001-2011) was 62.30%.

In rural regions of Andaman and Nicobar Islands state, female sex ratio per 1000 males was 877 while same for the child (0-6 age) was 976 girls per 1000 boys. In Andaman and Nicobar Islands, 26,415 children (0-6) live in rural areas. Child population forms 11.14 percent of total rural population.

In rural areas of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, literacy rate for males and female stood at 88.53 % and 68.94 %. Average literacy rate in Andaman and Nicobar Islands for rural areas was 84.50 percent. Total literates in rural areas were 178,025.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands Metropolitan/City Population

Big Cities Population Male Female
Port Blair Municipal Council 108,058 57,761 50,297

Large Metropolitan Region Population Male Female
There is no Metropolitan Region having population above 1 Lakh

What is the population of Andaman and Nicobar Islands in 2023? The question though legimate has no correct answer. The last census of Andaman and Nicobar Islands was done in 2011 and the next census of 2021 is postponed until 2024. The current estimated population is approximately 4.10 Lakhs.

Literacy rate of Andaman and Nicobar Islands has seen upward trend and is 86.63 % as per 2011 population census. We have now also got estimated 2021 literacy rate of Andaman and Nicobar Islands from government records and data.

As per details from latest census data, currently Andaman and Nicobar Islands is having higher sex ratio compared to national average. Sex Ratio of Andaman and Nicobar Islands in 2011-2021 is...