Andrott Census Town, with population of about 11 thousand is Andrott sub district's only census town located in Andrott sub district of Lakshadweep district in the state Lakshadweep in India. Total geographical area of Andrott census town is 5 km2. Population density of the census town is 2312 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Andrott Ward No 01 and the population of Andrott Ward No 01 is about 11 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Kozhikode which is 127 km far from here. Andrott is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Kavaratti which is 119 km away. Kavaratti is the state head quarter of the census town and is 119 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 1680 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 35°C and minimum temperature goes down to 26°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to about 11 thousand people, among them 5500 (49%) are male and 5691 (51%) are female. 2% of the whole population are from general caste and 98% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Andrott census town is 12%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 1806 households in the census town and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Andrott

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11,191 243 0 10,948 1,383
Male 5,500 164 0 5,336 736
Female 5,691 79 0 5,612 647

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 1052.

Religion wise population 2011 - Andrott

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 11,191 78 11,083 16 1 1 0 0 12
Male 5,500 74 5,402 16 1 0 0 0 7
Female 5,691 4 5,681 0 0 1 0 0 5

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 4.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 11 thousand. Female population growth rate of the census town is 6% which is 3.3% higher than male population growth rate of 2.7%. General caste population has decreased by -42.1%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 6.2% and child population has decreased by -21.7% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Andrott

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4.3% -42.1% 0% 6.2% -21.7%
Male 2.7% -44.2% 0% 5.4% -17.1%
Female 6% -37.3% 0% 7% -26.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1035 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 482, and in schedule tribe is 1052. There are 879 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 decreased by 110 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Andrott

Total General SC ST Child
Change 33 53 0 16 -110
2011 1035 482 0 1052 879
2001 1002 429 0 1036 989

Literacy

Total 8887 people in the census town are literate, among them 4547 are male and 4340 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Andrott is 91%. 95% of male and 86% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Andrott

Total Male Female
Change 6.3% 2.9% 9.8%
2011 90.6% 95.4% 86%
2001 84.3% 92.5% 76.2%

Workers profile

Andrott has 20% (2195) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 32% male and 8% female population are working population. 16% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 15% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Andrott

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 19.6% 9.7% 9.9% 80.4%
Male 31.8% 16.4% 15.5% 68.2%
Female 7.8% 3.2% 4.6% 92.2%