Dadra & Nagar Haveli Union Territory, with population of about 3.4 lakh is India's the 3rd least populous union territory. Total geographical area of Dadra & Nagar Haveli union territory is 491 km2 and it is the 3rd biggest union territory by area in the country. Population density of the union territory is 700 persons per km2. There is only one district in this union territory which is Dadra & Nagar Haveli and the population of Dadra & Nagar Haveli is about 3.4 lakh.

Demographics

The union territory is home to about 3.4 lakh people, among them about 1.9 lakh (56%) are male and about 1.5 lakh (44%) are female. 46% of the whole population are from general caste, 2% are from schedule caste and 52% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Dadra & Nagar Haveli union territory is 15%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 76 thousand households in the union territory and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 53% (about 1.8 lakh) live in Dadra & Nagar Haveli rural part and 47% (about 1.6 lakh) population live in the Dadra & Nagar Haveli urban part. Rural population density of Dadra & Nagar Haveli union territory is 411 and urban population density is 3514 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Dadra & Nagar Haveli

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 343,709 158,959 6,186 178,564 50,895
Male 193,760 101,577 3,339 88,844 26,431
Female 149,949 57,382 2,847 89,720 24,464

Most populated Districts, Sub Districts and Cities in Dadra & Nagar Haveli

Districts Sub Districts Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Dadra & Nagar Haveli 343709 Dadra & Nagar Haveli 343709 Silvassa (M CI) 98265
Naroli 16260
Dadra 13039
Samarvarni 12553
Masat 12139
Rakholi 8339

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 94% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the union territory followed by Muslims which contribute 4% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 774 in Muslims are 678 and in Christians are 1001.

Religion wise population 2011 - Dadra & Nagar Haveli

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 343,709 322,857 12,922 5,113 217 634 1,186 293 487
Male 193,760 181,976 7,701 2,555 132 356 632 130 278
Female 149,949 140,881 5,221 2,558 85 278 554 163 209

Growth of population

Population of the union territory has increased by 55.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.2 lakh. Female population growth rate of the union territory is 51.7% which is -7.6% lower than male population growth rate of 59.3%. General caste population has increased by 100.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 50.7%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 30.1% and child population has increased by 26.6% in the union territory since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Dadra & Nagar Haveli

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 55.9% 100.8% 50.7% 30.1% 26.6%
Male 59.3% 95.9% 54.7% 31.3% 30.2%
Female 51.7% 110.1% 46.4% 29% 23%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 774 females per 1000 male in the union territory. Sex ratio in general caste is 565, in schedule caste is 853 and in schedule tribe is 1010. There are 926 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the union territory. Overall sex ratio in the union territory has decreased by 38 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 53 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Dadra & Nagar Haveli

Total General SC ST Child
Change -38 38 -48 -18 -53
2011 774 565 853 1010 926
2001 812 527 901 1028 979

Districts, Sub Districts and Cities with highest sex ratio in Dadra & Nagar Haveli

Districts Sub Districts Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Dadra & Nagar Haveli 774 Dadra & Nagar Haveli 774 Silvassa (M CI) 755
Naroli 718
Samarvarni 602
Dadra 591
Masat 498
Rakholi 419

Literacy

Total about 2.2 lakh people in the union territory are literate, among them about 1.4 lakh are male and about 81 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of DADRA & NAGAR HAVELI is 76%. 85% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the union territory has increased by 18%. Male literacy has gone up by 14% and female literacy rate has gone up by 24%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Dadra & Nagar Haveli

Total Male Female
Change 18.6% 14.0% 24.1%
2011 76.2% 85.2% 64.3%
2001 57.6% 71.2% 40.2%

Districts, Sub Districts and Cities with highest literacy rate in Dadra & Nagar Haveli

Districts Sub Districts Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Dadra & Nagar Haveli 76 Dadra & Nagar Haveli 76 Silvassa (M CI) 91
Dadra 91
Naroli 88
Masat 88
Samarvarni 87
Rakholi 85

Workers profile

DADRA & NAGAR HAVELI has 46% (about 1.6 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 25% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Dadra & Nagar Haveli

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 45.7% 37.9% 7.8% 54.3%
Male 61.6% 56.3% 5.2% 38.4%
Female 25.3% 14.1% 11.1% 74.7%

Biggest Districts and Cities in Dadra & Nagar Haveli

Districts Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Dadra & Nagar Haveli 491 Silvassa (M CI) 17.2
Naroli 12.8
Masat 5
Dadra 4.6
Samarvarni 3.6
Rakholi 2.6