Majuli District, with population of about 1.7 lakh is Assam's the least populous district, located in the state Assam in India. There is only one sub district in this district which is Majuli and the population of Majuli is about 1.7 lakh.

Demographics

The district is home to about 1.7 lakh people, among them about 86 thousand (51%) are male and about 82 thousand (49%) are female. 39% of the whole population are from general caste, 14% are from schedule caste and 46% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Majuli district is 13%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 32 thousand households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Majuli

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 167,304 65,823 23,878 77,603 22,062
Male 85,566 33,975 12,263 39,328 11,324
Female 81,738 31,848 11,615 38,275 10,738

Most populated Sub Districts and Villages in Majuli

Sub Districts Villages
Name Population Name Population
Majuli 167304 Ratanpur Miri Gaon 5085
Dakhinpat Satra 4031
Malapindha Chilakola Miri 3690
Chiram Chapori 3064
Garamur Phutuki Chapori 2820
Kamalabari Satra 2531
Bhuramora No.3 2489
Garmur Satra 2386
Chilakola Kaibartta 2364
Bor Pamua No.1 2356

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 99% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 954.

Religion wise population 2011 - Majuli

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 167,304 165,699 592 255 16 4 10 524 204
Male 85,566 84,805 256 119 8 2 3 270 103
Female 81,738 80,894 336 136 8 2 7 254 101

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 955 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 937, in schedule caste is 947 and in schedule tribe is 973. There are 948 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 Majuli

Sub Districts Villages
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Majuli 955 Kathal Khowa Pam 1389
Lahon Gaon 1319
Param Chapori 1283
Jabor Chuk Kathoni 1224
Auniati Lakharaj 1221
Natun Bonoria Chapori N C 1146
Chayang Miri 1130
Kathal Khowa Kathamia 1129
Katoni Gaon Na-Satra 1124
Karhal Gaon 1110

Literacy

Total about 1.1 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 64 thousand are male and about 50 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Majuli is 79%. 86% of male and 71% of female population are literate here.

Sub Districts and Villages with highest literacy rate in Majuli

Sub Districts Villages
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Majuli 79 Aboni Chapori 99
Mohkhuti No.1 98
Ratanpur Gabharumelia 98
Juguni Dhari 97
Doria Gaon 95
Chora Chowa Beel 95
Bon Gaon 94
Haladhi Bari 93
Mudoi Tanti 93
Auniati Lakharaj 93

Workers profile

Majuli has 51% (about 85 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 43% female population are working population. 45% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 19% of total female population are main and 25% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Majuli

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 50.7% 32% 18.8% 49.3%
Male 57.7% 44.6% 13.1% 42.3%
Female 43.4% 18.8% 24.7% 56.6%

Biggest Villages in Majuli