Districts in Lakshadweep State

Lakshadweep Population

As per the 2011 Census, Lakshadweep State has a population of 64.47 k (64,473) with 33.12 k (33,123) males and 31.35 k (31,350) females.The sex ratio in Lakshadweep is 947, indicating an above-average ratio compared to the national average of 943 .

Child Population (Age group 0-6 years) of Lakshadweep State is 7.26 k (7,255) which is 11.25% of Lakshadweep State overall population, Child sex Ratio of Lakshadweep State is 911 females for every 1000 males.

Note : In the 2011 Census, Lakshadweep State is listed as part of the South region of India .

64.47 k

Toatl Population

33.12 k

Male Population

31.35 k

Female Population

Lakshadweep Estimated Population in 2024

In 2024, Lakshadweep State current estimated population is projected to be 68.44 k (68,441), indicating a 6.15% increased from Lakshadweep's population in the 2011 census. In 2024, the estimated male population is 36.14 k, and the estimated female population is 34.38 k.

Lakshadweep Estimated Population in 2025

In the year 2025, Lakshadweep State estimated population is projected to be 68.44 k (68,441), projecting a 6.15% increased from Lakshadweep's population in the 2011 census. In 2025, the estimated male population is 36.14 k, and the estimated female population is 34.38 k.

Lakshadweep Muslim Population

Muslim is the most popular religion in Lakshadweep State, with a total Muslim population of 62.27 k (62,268), accounting for 96.58% of the Lakshadweep State population. Out of this, the Muslim male population stands at approximately 31.17 k (31,166), and the Muslim female population is around 31.10 k (31,102).

Lakshadweep Hindu Population

Hindu is the second most popular religion in Lakshadweep State, with a total Hindu population of 1.79 k (1,788), accounting for 2.77% of the Lakshadweep State population. Out of this, the Hindu male population stands at approximately 1.60 k (1,603), and the Hindu female population is around 185 (185).

Lakshadweep Religion Wise Population

Religion Count Percentage
Muslim62,26896.58%
Hindu1,7882.77%
Christian3170.49%
Religion not stated640.1%
Jain110.02%
Buddhist100.02%
Sikh80.01%
Other religions and persuasions70.01%

Based on Data from Census 2011

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Lakshadweep Urban Population

The Urban population of Lakshadweep State is 50.33 k (50,332), with 25.88 k (25,880) being males and 24.45 k (24,452) being females, making up 78.07% of the Lakshadweep total population, The sex ratio in urban population is 945 females for every 1000 males.

Lakshadweep Rural Population

The Rural population of Lakshadweep State is 14.14 k (14,141), with 7.24 k (7,243) being males and 6.90 k (6,898) being females, making up 21.93% of the Lakshadweep total population, The sex ratio in rural population is 953 females for every 1000 males.

Lakshadweep Literacy Rate

Lakshadweep State has a literacy rate of 91.85% which is higher than national average of 72.98%, The Male literacy rate of Lakshadweep State is 95.56 higher than national average of 80.88%, The Female literacy rate of Lakshadweep State is 87.95 higher than national average of 64.63%. In Lakshadweep State's urban areas, the literacy rate is approximately 91.92%, while in the rural regions of Lakshadweep State, it is around 91.58%.

Literacy Rate among Urban and rural area of Lakshadweep

Category Average Literacy Rate Male Literacy Rate Female Literacy Rate
Total Population 91.85 95.56 87.95
Urban Area 91.92 95.84 87.79
Rural Area 91.58 94.53 88.5

Literacy Rate by Religion in Lakshadweep

Religion Average Literacy Rate Male Literacy Rate Female Literacy Rate
Muslim 91.74 95.64 87.87
Hindu 93.94 93.6 97.09
Christian 98.4 98.23 100
Religion not stated 96.15 96.97 94.74

Lakshadweep Scheduled Castes (SC) Population

Scheduled Castes Population in Lakshadweep State is 0, meaning there are no Scheduled Castes in Lakshadweep State.

Lakshadweep Scheduled Tribes (ST) Population

Scheduled Tribes(ST) Population in Lakshadweep State is 61.12 k (61,120) with 30.52 k (30,515) males and 30.61 k (30,605) females, which is 94.8% of Lakshadweep State overall population. The Sex Ratio among Scheduled Tribes is 1003 females for every 1000 males.

Sex Ratio among Urban and Rural Areas of Lakshadweep

Category Sex Ratio
Total Population 947
Urban Area 945
Rural Area 953

Sex Ratio by Religion in Lakshadweep

Religion Sex Ratio
Muslim 998
Hindu 116
Christian 109
Religion not stated 561

Lakshadweep Area & Households

The Total Area of Lakshadweep State is 30 Square KM, with a population density of 2,149 people per square kilometer, Total Number of towns in Lakshadweep State are 6 and the Total Number of Villages in Lakshadweep State are 21.The Total Number of households in Lakshadweep State are 11.57 k(11,574).

Lakshadweep Workforce (Worker Profile) Overview

In Lakshadweep State, there are about 18.75 k (18,753) workers, making up nearly 29.09% of the Lakshadweep State total population. Out of these, around 15.32 k (15,318) are male workers, and about 3.44 k (3,435) are female workers.

Lakshadweep - Population Growth Rate, Decadal Variation in Population Since 1901

Lakshadweep state's demographic journey reflects both its unique identity and its role within India's larger narrative. From an initial count of 13,882, the state has experienced varied growth patterns, reaching a total of 64,473 by the dataset's conclusion.

A notable period in this narrative is the year 1971. The growth rate of 31.95% during this time underscores the socio-economic and healthcare advancements.However, there have been unique downturns, with the year 1921 marking a negative growth rate.The average growth rate over the period is 15.49%.It's worth noting that data for certain years (1901) present anomalies or are not explicitly mentioned, indicating potential challenges in data collection or unique demographic events.

Lakshadweep State population growth key Takeaways

  • Transitioned from a population of 13,882 to 64,473.
  • The year 1971 stands out with a growth rate of 31.95%.
  • The year 1921 experienced a unique negative growth.
  • The data reveals diverse growth rates influenced by various factors.
Census Year Population Variation Variation % Male Female
1901 13.88 k ----- ----- 6.73 k 7.15 k
1911 14.56 k 673 4.84800461 7.33 k 7.23 k
1921 13.64 k -918 -6.307110958 6.73 k 6.91 k
1931 16.04 k 2.40 k 17.62117768 8.05 k 8.00 k
1941 18.36 k 2.32 k 14.43266833 9.10 k 9.26 k
1951 21.04 k 2.68 k 14.60092618 10.30 k 10.74 k
1961 24.11 k 3.07 k 14.60898502 11.94 k 12.17 k
1971 31.81 k 7.70 k 31.94790111 16.08 k 15.73 k
1981 40.25 k 8.44 k 26.52939327 20.38 k 19.87 k
1991 51.71 k 11.46 k 28.46778802 26.62 k 25.09 k
2001 60.65 k 8.94 k 17.29553059 31.13 k 29.52 k
2011 64.47 k 3.82 k 6.303380049 33.12 k 31.35 k

Historical Population of Lakshadweep by Census Year 1901-2011

Lakshadweep - Estimated Population: Yearly Projections Up to 2036

Year Estimated Population Total Growth Since 2011 Annual Growth
2024 68.44 k (68,441) 6.15%
2025 68.44 k (68,441) 6.15% 0 %
2026 69.43 k (69,433) 7.69% 1.54 %
2027 69.43 k (69,433) 7.69% 0 %
2028 69.43 k (69,433) 7.69% 0 %
2029 69.43 k (69,433) 7.69% 0 %
2030 70.43 k (70,425) 9.23% 1.54 %
2031 70.43 k (70,425) 9.23% 0 %
2032 70.43 k (70,425) 9.23% 0 %
2033 70.43 k (70,425) 9.23% 0 %
2034 70.43 k (70,425) 9.23% 0 %
2035 70.43 k (70,425) 9.23% 0 %
2036 71.42 k (71,417) 10.77% 1.54 %

Projected estimates indicate that Lakshadweep State's population in 2036 is expected to reach around 71.42 k (71,417), with a male population of 37.14 k (37,138) and a female population of 35.40 k (35,396). This reflects a total growth of 10.77% from Lakshadweep State's population in the 2011 census, with an average yearly growth rate of 0.43%.