Kalpeni Sub Division, with population of 4419 is Lakshadweep district's the 4th least populous sub district, located in Lakshadweep district of the state Lakshadweep in India.

There are 1 census towns in the sub district, those are - Kalpeni Census Town.

Demographics

The sub district is home to 4419 people, among them 2324 (53%) are male and 2095 (47%) are female. 8% of the whole population are from general caste and 92% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kalpeni sub division is 10%, among them 50% are boys and 50% are girls. There are 934 households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

100% population of Kalpeni sub division live in the Kalpeni Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kalpeni

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,419 368 0 4,051 433
Male 2,324 324 0 2,000 218
Female 2,095 44 0 2,051 215

Most populated Cities in Kalpeni

Cities
Name Population
Kalpeni 4419

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 94% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Hindus 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 Muslims are 1003 in Hindus are 49 and in Christians are 52.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kalpeni

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 4,419 191 4,159 61 0 0 0 1 7
Male 2,324 182 2,076 58 0 0 0 1 7
Female 2,095 9 2,083 3 0 0 0 0 0

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -70.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 15 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -71.7% which is -2.1% lower than male population growth rate of -69.6%. General caste population has decreased by -55.4%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -71.5% and child population has decreased by -81.4% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kalpeni

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -70.6% -55.4% 0% -71.5% -81.4%
Male -69.6% -49.1% 0% -71.4% -81%
Female -71.7% -76.6% 0% -71.6% -81.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 901 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 136, and in schedule tribe is 1026. There are 986 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 70 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 36 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kalpeni

Total General SC ST Child
Change -70 -159 0 -6 -36
2011 901 136 0 1026 986
2001 971 295 0 1032 1022

Cities with highest sex ratio in Kalpeni

Cities
Name Sex Ratio
Kalpeni 901

Literacy

Total 3778 people in the sub district are literate, among them 2054 are male and 1724 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kalpeni is 95%. 98% of male and 92% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 16%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kalpeni

Total Male Female
Change 10.4% 5.2% 15.6%
2011 94.8% 97.5% 91.7%
2001 84.4% 92.3% 76.1%

Cities with highest literacy rate in Kalpeni

Cities
Name Literacy Rate %
Kalpeni 95

Workers profile

Kalpeni has 37% (1620) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 15% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kalpeni

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 36.7% 28.1% 8.6% 63.3%
Male 56.3% 44.9% 11.4% 43.7%
Female 14.9% 9.4% 5.5% 85.1%

Biggest Cities in Kalpeni

Cities
Name Area (Km2)
Kalpeni 2.8