Kadmat Census Town, with population of 5404 is Kadmat sub district's only census town located in Kadmat sub district of Lakshadweep district in the state Lakshadweep in India. Total geographical area of Kadmat census town is 3 km2. Population density of the census town is 1732 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Kadmat Ward No 01 and the population of Kadmat Ward No 01 is 5404.

Nearest railway station is Mangalore which is 127 km far from here. Kadmat is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Kavaratti which is 76 km away. Kavaratti is the state head quarter of the census town and is 76 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 5404 people, among them 2690 (50%) are male and 2714 (50%) are female. 4% of the whole population are from general caste and 96% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kadmat census town is 11%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 1061 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kadmat

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,404 226 0 5,178 603
Male 2,690 171 0 2,519 301
Female 2,714 55 0 2,659 302

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 98% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Hindus which contribute 2% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 1045 in Hindus are 156.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kadmat

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 5,404 104 5,277 13 1 0 7 0 2
Male 2,690 90 2,581 12 1 0 4 0 2
Female 2,714 14 2,696 1 0 0 3 0 0

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 1.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5334. Female population growth rate of the census town is 2.7% which is 2.7% higher than male population growth rate of -0%. General caste population has increased by 33.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 0.3% and child population has decreased by -29.5% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kadmat

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1.3% 33.7% 0% 0.3% -29.5%
Male -0% 40.2% 0% -1.9% -27.5%
Female 2.7% 17% 0% 2.4% -31.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1009 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 322, and in schedule tribe is 1056. There are 1003 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 27 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 57 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kadmat

Total General SC ST Child
Change 27 -63 0 45 -57
2011 1009 322 0 1056 1003
2001 982 385 0 1011 1060

Literacy

Total 4563 people in the census town are literate, among them 2321 are male and 2242 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kadmat is 95%. 97% of male and 93% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kadmat

Total Male Female
Change 7.8% 5.4% 10.6%
2011 95% 97.2% 93%
2001 87.2% 91.8% 82.4%

Workers profile

Kadmat has 32% (1724) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 14% female population are working population. 30% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 20% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kadmat

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 31.9% 17.8% 14.1% 68.1%
Male 50.2% 30% 20.1% 49.8%
Female 13.8% 5.7% 8.1% 86.2%