Kiltan Sub Division, with population of 3946 is Lakshadweep district's the 3rd 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 Kiltan and the population of Kiltan is 3946.

Demographics

The sub district is home to 3946 people, among them 2012 (51%) are male and 1934 (49%) are female. 3% of the whole population are from general caste and 97% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kiltan sub division is 14%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 778 households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kiltan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,946 119 0 3,827 549
Male 2,012 85 0 1,927 296
Female 1,934 34 0 1,900 253

Most populated Villages in Kiltan

Villages
Name Population
Kiltan 3946

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 99% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 986.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kiltan

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 3,946 47 3,890 4 0 0 4 0 1
Male 2,012 46 1,959 4 0 0 2 0 1
Female 1,934 1 1,931 0 0 0 2 0 0

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -79.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 19 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -79.2% which is -0.1% lower than male population growth rate of -79.1%. General caste population has decreased by -75.9%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -79.2% and child population has decreased by -82.3% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kiltan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -79.1% -75.9% 0% -79.2% -82.3%
Male -79.1% -75.6% 0% -79.2% -81.5%
Female -79.2% -76.4% 0% -79.3% -83.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 961 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 400, and in schedule tribe is 986. There are 855 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 8 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 81 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kiltan

Total General SC ST Child
Change -8 -13 0 -4 -81
2011 961 400 0 986 855
2001 969 413 0 990 936

Villages with highest sex ratio in Kiltan

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Kiltan 961

Literacy

Total 3036 people in the sub district are literate, among them 1598 are male and 1438 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kiltan is 89%. 93% of male and 86% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kiltan

Total Male Female
Change 5.4% 2.9% 7.9%
2011 89.4% 93.1% 85.5%
2001 84% 90.2% 77.6%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Kiltan

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Kiltan 89

Workers profile

Kiltan has 28% (1096) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 10% female population are working population. 25% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 20% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kiltan

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 27.8% 14.7% 13.1% 72.2%
Male 45% 24.7% 20.4% 55%
Female 9.8% 4.3% 5.5% 90.2%

Biggest Villages in Kiltan

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Kiltan 1.6