Lunglei Notified Town, with population of about 57 thousand is Lunglei sub district's only notified town located in Lunglei sub district of Lunglei district in the state Mizoram in India. Total geographical area of Lunglei notified town is 44 km2. Population density of the city is 1296 persons per km2. There are 23 wards in the city, among them Lunglei Ward No 13 is the most populous ward with population of 5391 and Lunglei Ward No 08 is the least populous ward with population of 551.

Nearest railway station is Bairabi which is 127 km far from here. Lunglei Police Station is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 175 km. District head quarter of the city is Lunglei. Aizawl is the state head quarter of the city and is 175 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 2849.4 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 29°C and minimum temperature goes down to 17°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 57 thousand people, among them about 29 thousand (52%) are male and about 28 thousand (48%) are female. 10% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste and 90% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Lunglei notified town is 12%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 12 thousand households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Lunglei

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 57,011 5,513 101 51,397 6,798
Male 29,474 4,172 80 25,222 3,514
Female 27,537 1,341 21 26,175 3,284

Religion wise distribution of population

Christians contribute 91% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Hindus which contribute 7% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Christians are 1031 in Hindus are 243 and in Muslims are 328.

Religion wise population 2011 - Lunglei

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 57,011 3,710 757 52,152 57 272 22 4 37
Male 29,474 2,984 570 25,677 44 162 13 3 21
Female 27,537 726 187 26,475 13 110 9 1 16

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 20.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 47 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 21.1% which is 0.3% higher than male population growth rate of 20.8%. General caste population has increased by 97%; Schedule caste population has increased by 288.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 16% and child population has decreased by -0.8% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Lunglei

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 20.9% 97% 288.5% 16% -0.8%
Male 20.8% 86.8% 300% 13.9% 1.1%
Female 21.1% 136.9% 250% 18.1% -2.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 934 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 321, in schedule caste is 263 and in schedule tribe is 1038. There are 935 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 2 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 37 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Lunglei

Total General SC ST Child
Change 2 68 -37 37 -37
2011 934 321 263 1038 935
2001 932 253 300 1001 972

Literacy

Total about 49 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 26 thousand are male and about 24 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Lunglei is 98%. 98% of male and 98% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has decreased by 1%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone down by 1%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Lunglei

Total Male Female
Change 1.1% 1.0% 1.1%
2011 98.3% 98.4% 98.1%
2001 97.2% 97.4% 97%

Workers profile

Lunglei has 37% (about 21 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 22% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 20% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Lunglei

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.7% 34% 2.7% 63.3%
Male 50.1% 47.1% 3% 49.9%
Female 22.4% 19.9% 2.5% 77.6%