Dadra and Nagar Haveli Population 2011
As per details from Census 2011, Dadra and Nagar Haveli has population of 3.44 Lakhs, an increase from figure of 2.20 Lakh in 2001 census. Total population of Dadra and Nagar Haveli as per 2011 census is 343,709 of which male and female are 193,760 and 149,949 respectively. In 2001, total population was 220,490 in which males were 121,666 while females were 98,824.
The total population growth in this decade was 55.88 percent while in previous decade it was 59.20 percent. The population of Dadra and Nagar Haveli forms 0.03 percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 0.02 percent.
Dadra and Nagar Haveli
The west coast situated land of Dadra and Nagar Haveli, is mostly known for delicious tribal food with ever favorite Gujrathi spices, crafting skills, and the Tarpa dance form. With almost 500 kilometer square of area available for only around 3 lacs of population, the union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli has the 2nd least population density among the 7 centrally governed regions. Population of Dadra and Nagar Haveli is growing at an alarming rate of over 50%, which is the highest population growth rate in all of India. More importantly, it surpasses India's average growth rate almost by 40%.
Both literacy and gender ratio of the population present an awful picture. Dadra and Nagar Haveli have the 2nd least gender ratio in India. Unfortunately, literacy levels here are no better. It is also the union territory having least literacy level. The worst part is, the situation is worsening by the day. The gender ratio has reduced in last 10 years instead of improving. There has also been significant increase in the population density, as shown by the comparison in 2011 and 2001 censuses.
The population is equally distributed in developed and under-developed regions. Population growth, however presents a large gap between the two. Urban population growth overshoots that in villages by about 200%. Literacy in rural female population is very less, and so is their number, resulting in a poor gender ratio. But overall literacy in this region has been improving. Number of literates has grown by 20% in the last decade. So, let us hope for a greater all round improvement in the region. The capital of Dadra and Nagar Haveli is Silvassa. The region is bordered by two major states in India, Gujarat and Maharashtra. And, so, drawing from both the states, languages used in this region are Marathi, Gujrathi, and Hindi. English is also one of the official dialects.
The capital city which is also the largest city in the state of Dadra and Nagar Haveli is Silvassa.
The languages spoken in the Dadra and Nagar Haveli state includes Hindi, Gujarati and English. In total Dadra and Nagar Haveli (DN) state comprises 1 districts. The ISOCODE assigned by International Organization for Standardization for Dadra and Nagar Haveli state is DN.
Dadra and Nagar Haveli Literacy Rate 2011
Literacy rate in Dadra and Nagar Haveli has seen upward trend and is 76.24 percent as per 2011 population census. Of that, male literacy stands at 85.17 percent while female literacy is at 64.32 percent. In 2001, literacy rate in Dadra and Nagar Haveli stood at 57.63 percent of which male and female were 71.18 percent and 40.23 percent literate respectively.
In actual numbers, total literates in Dadra and Nagar Haveli stands at 223,230 of which males were 142,521 and females were 80,709.
Dadra and Nagar Haveli Density 2011
Total area of Dadra and Nagar Haveli is 491 sq. km. Density of Dadra and Nagar Haveli is 700 per sq km which is higher than national average 382 per sq km. In 2001, density of Dadra and Nagar Haveli was 449 per sq km, while nation average in 2001 was 324 per sq km.
Dadra and Nagar Haveli Sex Ratio
Sex Ratio in Dadra and Nagar Haveli is 774 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 812 per 1000 males in Dadra and Nagar Haveli.
Dadra and Nagar Haveli 2018 Population
What is the population of Dadra and Nagar Haveli in 2018 ? The question though legimate has no correct answer. The last census of Dadra and Nagar Haveli was done in 2011 and next would be in 2021. But we can do projection of future Dadra and Nagar Haveli 2018 Population on the basis likely Population Growth Rate.