Yingkiong Notified Town, with population of 6540 is Yingkiong sub district's only notified town located in Yingkiong sub district of Upper Siang district in the state Arunachal Pradesh in India. There is only one ward in this city which is Yingkiong Ward No 01 and the population of Yingkiong Ward No 01 is 6540.

Nearest railway station is Jonai which is 127 km far from here. Yingkiong is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Yingkiong. Itanagar is the state head quarter of the city and is 460 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 3280.45 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 29.34°C and minimum temperature goes down to 15.36°C.

Demographics

The city is home to 6540 people, among them 3364 (51%) are male and 3176 (49%) are female. 39% of the whole population are from general caste and 61% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Yingkiong notified town is 14%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 1595 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Yingkiong

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6,540 2,570 0 3,970 885
Male 3,364 1,443 0 1,921 459
Female 3,176 1,127 0 2,049 426

Religion wise distribution of population

all other religious communities contribute 100% of the total population.

Religion wise population 2011 - Yingkiong

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 6,540 2,028 198 1,061 4 117 0 3,075 57
Male 3,364 1,131 127 529 3 57 0 1,494 23
Female 3,176 897 71 532 1 60 0 1,581 34

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 6.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 6134. Female population growth rate of the city is 31.3% which is 40.7% higher than male population growth rate of -9.4%. General caste population has decreased by -24.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 46.7% and child population has decreased by -15.1% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Yingkiong

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6.6% -24.5% -100% 46.7% -15.1%
Male -9.4% -38.7% -100% 43% -12.9%
Female 31.3% 7.4% -100% 50.2% -17.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 944 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 781, and in schedule tribe is 1067. There are 928 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 293 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 51 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Yingkiong

Total General SC ST Child
Change 293 335 -316 51 -51
2011 944 781 0 1067 928
2001 651 446 316 1016 979

Literacy

Total 4477 people in the city are literate, among them 2443 are male and 2034 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Yingkiong is 79%. 84% of male and 74% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 8%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Yingkiong

Total Male Female
Change 3.1% 1.7% 8.4%
2011 79.2% 84.1% 74%
2001 76.1% 82.4% 65.6%

Workers profile

Yingkiong has 42% (2731) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 33% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 22% of total female population are main and 10% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Yingkiong

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 41.8% 32.8% 9% 58.2%
Male 50.3% 42.7% 7.6% 49.7%
Female 32.7% 22.2% 10.5% 67.3%