Pherzawl District, with population of about 18 thousand is Manipur's the least populous district, located in the state Manipur in India. There is only one sub district in this district which is Thanlon and the population of Thanlon is about 18 thousand.

Demographics

The district is home to about 18 thousand people, among them 9485 (51%) are male and 8979 (49%) are female. 2% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste and 98% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Pherzawl district is 15%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 3018 households in the district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

100% population of Pherzawl district live in the Pherzawl District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Pherzawl

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 18,464 294 13 18,157 2,783
Male 9,485 260 12 9,213 1,457
Female 8,979 34 1 8,944 1,326

Most populated Sub Districts and Villages in Pherzawl

Sub Districts Villages
Name Population Name Population
Thanlon 18464 Mualnuam 1400
Bukpi 1355
Thanlon 1352
Sinjawl 1199
Suangsang 1047
Songtal 894
Leijangphai 801
Hanship 632
Phaipheng 589
Paikholum J. (Muntha) 467

Religion wise distribution of population

Christians contribute 97% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district followed by Hindus which contribute 2% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Christians are 969 in Hindus are 184.

Religion wise population 2011 - Pherzawl

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 18,464 289 125 17,878 7 65 27 68 5
Male 9,485 244 65 9,079 7 29 20 38 3
Female 8,979 45 60 8,799 0 36 7 30 2

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 947 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 131, in schedule caste is 83 and in schedule tribe is 971. There are 910 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the district.

Sub Districts and Villages with highest sex ratio in Pherzawl

Sub Districts Villages
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Thanlon 947 Thuangtam 1250
Gamhui 1211
Umtal 1198
Savaipaih 1194
Tallian 1188
Dialkhai 1184
Thiekbung 1183
Phaijang 1172
Mualhoihchiang 1160
Milongmun 1159

Literacy

Total about 12 thousand people in the district are literate, among them 6429 are male and 5337 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Pherzawl is 75%. 80% of male and 70% of female population are literate here.

Sub Districts and Villages with highest literacy rate in Pherzawl

Sub Districts Villages
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Thanlon 75 Khajang 100
Dailon 100
Umtal 95
Paikholum J. (Muntha) 95
Tuilijang 94
Thuangtam 92
Palkhuang 92
Hanship 90
Thanlon 90
Milongmun 90

Workers profile

Pherzawl has 58% (about 11 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 56% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 40% of total female population are main and 16% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Pherzawl

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 57.9% 45.7% 12.3% 42.1%
Male 59.4% 51% 8.3% 40.6%
Female 56.4% 40% 16.4% 43.6%