Serchhip Rural Development Block, with population of about 44 thousand is Serchhip district's the most populous sub district, located in Serchhip district of the state Mizoram in India. There are 17 villages in the sub district, among them Chhingchhip is the most populous village with population of 3741 and Vanchengte is the least populous village with population of 130.

There are 2 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Serchhip and Thenzawl Notified Towns.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 44 thousand people, among them about 22 thousand (51%) are male and about 22 thousand (49%) are female. 4% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste and 96% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Serchhip rural development block is 14%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 8512 households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 64% (about 28 thousand) live in Serchhip Sub District urban part and 36% (about 16 thousand) population live in the Serchhip Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Serchhip

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 44,242 1,759 31 42,452 6,190
Male 22,383 1,283 19 21,081 3,154
Female 21,859 476 12 21,371 3,036

Most populated Villages and Cities in Serchhip

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Chhingchhip 3741 Serchhip 21158
Keitum 2022 Thenzawl 7259
E.Bungtlang 1966
Lungpho 1015
Hmuntha 783
Vanchengpui 754
Thentlang 667
Khawbel 640
Sialhau 630
Ngentiang 614

Religion wise distribution of population

Christians contribute 97% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Hindus which contribute 2% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Christians are 1006 in Hindus are 234.

Religion wise population 2011 - Serchhip

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 44,242 917 222 42,991 6 44 7 0 55
Male 22,383 743 137 21,436 5 28 7 0 27
Female 21,859 174 85 21,555 1 16 0 0 28

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 24.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 36 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 24.5% which is -0.1% lower than male population growth rate of 24.6%. General caste population has increased by 223.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 21.4% and child population has increased by 2% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Serchhip

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 24.6% 223.3% 0% 21.4% 2%
Male 24.6% 221.6% 0% 20.1% 3%
Female 24.5% 228.3% 0% 22.7% 1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 977 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 371, in schedule caste is 632 and in schedule tribe is 1014. There are 963 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has decreased by 1 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 19 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Serchhip

Total General SC ST Child
Change -1 8 632 22 -19
2011 977 371 632 1014 963
2001 978 363 0 992 982

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Serchhip

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Vanchengte 1364 Thenzawl 1007
Chhingchhip 1049 Serchhip 963
Lungpho 1018
Keitum 1008
Hmuntha 1003
E.Bungtlang 998
Neihloh 983
Thentlang 968
Buangpui 960
Ngentiang 955

Literacy

Total about 37 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 19 thousand are male and about 18 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 sub district has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 4%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Serchhip

Total Male Female
Change 2.6% 1.5% 3.7%
2011 98.1% 98.4% 97.9%
2001 95.5% 96.9% 94.2%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Serchhip

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Sialhau 99 Serchhip 98
Rullam 99 Thenzawl 98
Vanchengte 99
Hmunzawl 99
Neihloh 99
Vanchengpui 99
Ngentiang 99
E.Bungtlang 99
Keitum 98
Chhingchhip 98

Workers profile

Serchhip has 49% (about 21 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 42% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 35% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Serchhip

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 48.5% 43.8% 4.7% 51.5%
Male 55% 52.1% 2.8% 45%
Female 41.9% 35.4% 6.6% 58.1%

Biggest Cities in Serchhip

Cities
Name Area (Km2)
Serchhip 59
Thenzawl 36