Chetlat Sub Division, with population of 2347 is Lakshadweep district's the 2nd least populous sub district, located in Lakshadweep district of the state Lakshadweep in India. There is only one village in this sub district which is Chetlat and the population of Chetlat is 2347.

Demographics

The sub district is home to 2347 people, among them 1172 (50%) are male and 1175 (50%) are female. 6% of the whole population are from general caste and 94% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chetlat sub division is 13%, among them 46% are boys and 54% are girls. There are 526 households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

100% population of Chetlat sub division live in the Chetlat Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chetlat

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 2,347 152 0 2,195 308
Male 1,172 104 0 1,068 141
Female 1,175 48 0 1,127 167

Most populated Villages in Chetlat

Villages
Name Population
Chetlat 2347

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 97% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Hindus which contribute 3% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 1058 in Hindus are 48.

Religion wise population 2011 - Chetlat

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 2,347 66 2,278 2 0 0 0 0 1
Male 1,172 63 1,107 2 0 0 0 0 0
Female 1,175 3 1,171 0 0 0 0 0 1

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -87.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 19 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -87.4% which is 0.4% higher than male population growth rate of -87.8%. General caste population has decreased by -69.2%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -88.1% and child population has decreased by -90.1% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Chetlat

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -87.6% -69.2% 0% -88.1% -90.1%
Male -87.8% -70.2% 0% -88.5% -91.2%
Female -87.4% -66.7% 0% -87.7% -88.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1003 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 462, and in schedule tribe is 1055. There are 1184 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 increased by 34 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 248 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Chetlat

Total General SC ST Child
Change 34 49 0 65 248
2011 1003 462 0 1055 1184
2001 969 413 0 990 936

Villages with highest sex ratio in Chetlat

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Chetlat 1003

Literacy

Total 1875 people in the sub district are literate, among them 978 are male and 897 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chetlat is 92%. 95% of male and 89% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district 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 - Chetlat

Total Male Female
Change 8.0% 4.7% 11.4%
2011 92% 94.9% 89%
2001 84% 90.2% 77.6%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Chetlat

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Chetlat 92

Workers profile

Chetlat has 37% (876) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 20% female population are working population. 35% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 20% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chetlat

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37.3% 21.6% 15.7% 62.7%
Male 54.8% 35.2% 19.6% 45.2%
Female 19.9% 8.1% 11.8% 80.1%

Biggest Villages in Chetlat

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Chetlat 1