Serchhip District, with population of about 65 thousand is Mizoram's the 2nd least populous district, located in the state Mizoram in India. Total geographical area of Serchhip district is 1421 km2 and it is the 3rd smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 46 persons per km2. There are 3 sub districts in the district, among them Serchhip is the most populous sub district with population of about 44 thousand and Thingsulthliah is the least populous sub district with population of 5798.

Demographics

The district is home to about 65 thousand people, among them about 33 thousand (51%) are male and about 32 thousand (49%) are female. 3% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste and 97% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Serchhip district is 14%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 13 thousand households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 51% (about 33 thousand) live in Serchhip District rural part and 49% (about 32 thousand) population live in the Serchhip District urban part. Rural population density of Serchhip district is 24 and urban population density is 478 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Serchhip

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 64,937 2,016 32 62,889 9,299
Male 32,851 1,450 20 31,381 4,771
Female 32,086 566 12 31,508 4,528

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Serchhip

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Serchhip 44242 Chhingchhip 3741 Serchhip 21158
East Lungdar 14897 Baktawng 3220 Thenzawl 7259
Thingsulthliah 5798 E.Lungdar 3022 North Vanlaiphai 3602
Khawlailung 2318
Keitum 2022
E.Bungtlang 1966
N.Mualcheng 1423
Khumtung 1150
Lungpho 1015
Hualtu 960

Religion wise distribution of population

Christians contribute 98% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Hindus which contribute 2% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Christians are 998 in Hindus are 242.

Religion wise population 2011 - Serchhip

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 64,937 991 335 63,444 6 60 9 35 57
Male 32,851 798 193 31,761 5 38 9 19 28
Female 32,086 193 142 31,683 1 22 0 16 29

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 20.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 54 thousand. Female population growth rate of the district is 21.2% which is 1.2% higher than male population growth rate of 20%. General caste population has increased by 96.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 540%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 19% and child population has increased by 2.1% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Serchhip

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20.6% 96.5% 540% 19% 2.1%
Male 20% 80.6% 400% 18.1% 3.6%
Female 21.2% 153.8% 1100% 20% 0.6%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 977 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 390, in schedule caste is 600 and in schedule tribe is 1004. There are 949 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the district. Overall sex ratio in the district has increased by 10 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 29 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Serchhip

Total General SC ST Child
Change 10 112 350 16 -29
2011 977 390 600 1004 949
2001 967 278 250 988 978

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Serchhip

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Thingsulthliah 985 Vanchengte 1364 Thenzawl 1007
Serchhip 977 Bawktlang 1085 North Vanlaiphai 986
East Lungdar 974 Leng 1084 Serchhip 963
Chhingchhip 1049
Baktawng 1030
Lungpho 1018
Buhkangkawn 1013
Keitum 1008
Hmuntha 1003
E.Bungtlang 998

Literacy

Total about 54 thousand people in the district are literate, among them about 28 thousand are male and about 27 thousand 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 district has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Serchhip

Total Male Female
Change 2.8% 2.1% 3.4%
2011 97.9% 98.3% 97.5%
2001 95.1% 96.2% 94.1%

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Serchhip

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Serchhip 98 Sialhau 99 Serchhip 98
Thingsulthliah 98 Rullam 99 Thenzawl 98
East Lungdar 97 Vanchengte 99 North Vanlaiphai 98
Hmunzawl 99
Neihloh 99
E.Lungdar 99
Vanchengpui 99
Khumtung 99
Sialsir 99
Ngentiang 99

Workers profile

Serchhip has 50% (about 32 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 44% female population are working population. 53% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 39% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Serchhip

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 49.9% 45.9% 3.9% 50.1%
Male 55.6% 53.1% 2.5% 44.4%
Female 44.1% 38.7% 5.4% 55.9%

Biggest Cities in Serchhip

Cities
Name Area (Km2)
Serchhip 59
Thenzawl 36
North Vanlaiphai 8