Agatti Sub Division, with population of 7566 is Lakshadweep district's the 6th least populous sub district, located in Lakshadweep district of the state Lakshadweep in India. There are 2 villages in the sub district, among them Agatti is the most populous village with population of 7521 and Bangaram is the least populous village with population of 45. Agatti is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 3 km2 and Bangaram is the smallest with 1 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to 7566 people, among them 3894 (51%) are male and 3672 (49%) are female. 5% of the whole population are from general caste and 95% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Agatti sub division is 12%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 1328 households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Agatti

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 7,566 399 0 7,167 918
Male 3,894 294 0 3,600 492
Female 3,672 105 0 3,567 426

Most populated Villages in Agatti

Villages
Name Population
Agatti 7521
Bangaram 45

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 996 in Hindus are 63.

Religion wise population 2011 - Agatti

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 7,566 203 7,324 21 0 0 0 0 18
Male 3,894 191 3,670 21 0 0 0 0 12
Female 3,672 12 3,654 0 0 0 0 0 6

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -56% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 17 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -53.6% which is 4.4% higher than male population growth rate of -58%. General caste population has decreased by -70.4%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -54.8% and child population has decreased by -63.5% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Agatti

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -56% -70.4% 0% -54.8% -63.5%
Male -58% -71% 0% -56.4% -62.3%
Female -53.6% -68.6% 0% -53% -64.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 943 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 357, and in schedule tribe is 991. There are 866 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 89 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 62 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Agatti

Total General SC ST Child
Change 89 28 0 73 -62
2011 943 357 0 991 866
2001 854 329 0 918 928

Villages with highest sex ratio in Agatti

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Agatti 954
Bangaram 23

Literacy

Total 6142 people in the sub district are literate, among them 3231 are male and 2911 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Agatti is 92%. 95% of male and 90% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Agatti

Total Male Female
Change 4.5% 1.4% 8.6%
2011 92.4% 95% 89.7%
2001 87.9% 93.6% 81.1%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Agatti

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Bangaram 100
Agatti 92

Workers profile

Agatti has 33% (2533) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 11% female population are working population. 23% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 31% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 7% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Agatti

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 33.5% 14.1% 19.3% 66.5%
Male 54.7% 23.4% 31.3% 45.3%
Female 11% 4.3% 6.7% 89%

Biggest Villages in Agatti

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Agatti 2.7
Bangaram 0.6