Amini Census Town, with population of 7661 is Amini sub district's only census town located in Amini sub district of Lakshadweep district in the state Lakshadweep in India. Total geographical area of Amini census town is 3 km2. Population density of the census town is 2958 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Amini Ward No 01 and the population of Amini Ward No 01 is 7661.

Nearest railway station is Mangalore which is 127 km far from here. Amini is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Kavaratti which is 65 km away. Kavaratti is the state head quarter of the census town and is 65 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 1839.1 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 33.3°C and minimum temperature goes down to 26.7°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 7661 people, among them 3829 (50%) are male and 3832 (50%) are female. 2% of the whole population are from general caste and 98% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Amini census town is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 1375 households in the census town and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Amini

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7,661 120 0 7,541 859
Male 3,829 96 0 3,733 441
Female 3,832 24 0 3,808 418

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 99% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 1016.

Religion wise population 2011 - Amini

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 7,661 50 7,580 22 0 1 0 4 4
Male 3,829 45 3,760 17 0 1 0 4 2
Female 3,832 5 3,820 5 0 0 0 0 2

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 4.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 7353. Female population growth rate of the census town is 6% which is 3.5% higher than male population growth rate of 2.5%. General caste population has decreased by -9.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 4.4% and child population has decreased by -25.2% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Amini

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4.2% -9.1% 0% 4.4% -25.2%
Male 2.5% 3.2% 0% 2.4% -28.5%
Female 6% -38.5% 0% 6.5% -21.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1001 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 250, and in schedule tribe is 1020. There are 948 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 increased by 33 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 86 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Amini

Total General SC ST Child
Change 33 -169 0 38 86
2011 1001 250 0 1020 948
2001 968 419 0 982 862

Literacy

Total 6062 people in the census town are literate, among them 3251 are male and 2811 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Amini is 89%. 96% of male and 82% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Amini

Total Male Female
Change 6.4% 4.8% 8.1%
2011 89.1% 96% 82.3%
2001 82.7% 91.2% 74.2%

Workers profile

Amini has 25% (1903) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 41% male and 9% female population are working population. 20% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 21% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Amini

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 24.8% 12% 12.9% 75.2%
Male 41.1% 20.2% 20.9% 58.9%
Female 8.6% 3.7% 4.9% 91.4%