Serchhip Notified Town, with population of about 21 thousand is Serchhip sub district's the most populous notified town located in Serchhip sub district of Serchhip district in the state Mizoram in India. Total geographical area of Serchhip notified town is 59 km2 and it is the biggest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 359 persons per km2. There are 6 wards in the city, among them Serchhip Ward No 04 is the most populous ward with population of 5662 and Serchhip Ward No 03 is the least populous ward with population of 1908.

Nearest railway station is Bairabi which is 127 km far from here. Serchhip Police Station is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 112 km. District head quarter of the city is Serchhip. Aizawl is the state head quarter of the city and is 112 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 188.54 mm.

Demographics

The city is home to about 21 thousand people, among them about 11 thousand (51%) are male and about 10 thousand (49%) are female. 7% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste and 93% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Serchhip notified town is 13%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 4085 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Serchhip

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 21,158 1,404 7 19,747 2,664
Male 10,777 1,064 4 9,709 1,363
Female 10,381 340 3 10,038 1,301

Religion wise distribution of population

Christians contribute 95% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Hindus which contribute 3% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Christians are 1022 in Hindus are 146 and in Muslims are 451.

Religion wise population 2011 - Serchhip

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 21,158 720 148 20,194 5 30 7 0 54
Male 10,777 628 102 9,987 5 21 7 0 27
Female 10,381 92 46 10,207 0 9 0 0 27

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 23.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 17 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 22.1% which is -3.3% lower than male population growth rate of 25.4%. General caste population has increased by 408.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 17.4% and child population has decreased by -4.9% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Serchhip

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23.8% 408.7% 0% 17.4% -4.9%
Male 25.4% 426.7% 0% 15.7% -3.7%
Female 22.1% 359.5% 0% 19.1% -6.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 963 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 320, in schedule caste is 750 and in schedule tribe is 1034. There are 955 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has decreased by 27 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 24 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Serchhip

Total General SC ST Child
Change -27 -46 750 29 -24
2011 963 320 750 1034 955
2001 990 366 0 1005 979

Literacy

Total about 18 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 9267 are male and 8912 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Serchhip is 98%. 98% of male and 98% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Serchhip

Total Male Female
Change 2.5% 1.4% 3.5%
2011 98.3% 98.4% 98.1%
2001 95.8% 97% 94.6%

Workers profile

Serchhip has 46% (9664) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 36% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 29% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Serchhip

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 45.7% 40.5% 5.2% 54.3%
Male 54.9% 51.1% 3.8% 45.1%
Female 36.1% 29.5% 6.7% 63.9%