Akkalkuwa Census Town, with population of about 18 thousand is Akkalkuwa sub district's the most populous census town located in Akkalkuwa sub district of Nandurbar district in the state Maharashtra in India. Total geographical area of Akkalkuwa census town is 2 km2 and it is the 2nd smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 7825 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Akkalkuwa Ward No 01 and the population of Akkalkuwa Ward No 01 is about 18 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Nandurbar which is 50 km far from here. Akkalkuwa is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Nandurbar which is 50 km away. Greater Mumbai is the state head quarter of the census town and is 454 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 689.9 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 43.5°C and minimum temperature goes down to 10.7°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 18 thousand people, among them about 13 thousand (74%) are male and 4567 (26%) are female. 93% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste and 5% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Akkalkuwa census town is 7%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 1929 households in the census town and an average 9 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Akkalkuwa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17,840 16,569 392 879 1,289
Male 13,273 12,617 198 458 643
Female 4,567 3,952 194 421 646

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 75% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Hindus which contribute 21% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 3% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 225 in Hindus are 877 and in Jains are 982.

Religion wise population 2011 - Akkalkuwa

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 17,840 3,790 13,327 15 34 112 553 0 9
Male 13,273 2,019 10,878 11 22 58 279 0 6
Female 4,567 1,771 2,449 4 12 54 274 0 3

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 58.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 11 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 35.4% which is -32.5% lower than male population growth rate of 67.9%. General caste population has increased by 64.8%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -0.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 5.6% and child population has increased by 1.3% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Akkalkuwa

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 58.1% 64.8% -0.5% 5.6% 1.3%
Male 67.9% 74.4% -5.7% -0.9% -5.9%
Female 35.4% 40.1% 5.4% 13.8% 9.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 344 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 313, in schedule caste is 980 and in schedule tribe is 919. There are 1005 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has decreased by 83 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 143 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Akkalkuwa

Total General SC ST Child
Change -83 -77 104 118 143
2011 344 313 980 919 1005
2001 427 390 876 801 862

Literacy

Total about 16 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them about 12 thousand are male and 3459 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Akkalkuwa is 95%. 97% of male and 88% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 6%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Akkalkuwa

Total Male Female
Change 2.0% -0.1% 6.0%
2011 95% 97.1% 88.2%
2001 93% 97.2% 82.2%

Workers profile

Akkalkuwa has 15% (2726) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 18% male and 8% female population are working population. 17% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 0% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Akkalkuwa

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 15.3% 14.7% 0.6% 84.7%
Male 17.7% 17.2% 0.5% 82.3%
Female 8.1% 7.2% 0.9% 91.9%