Ferrargunj Tahsil, with population of about 54 thousand is South Andaman district's the 2nd least populous sub district, located in South Andaman district of the state Andaman & Nicobar Islands in India. There are 62 villages in the sub district, among them Wimberlygunj (RV) is the most populous village with population of 4010 and Balughat (RV) is the least populous village with population of 3. Manjeri (RV) & Line Dera (FC) is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 34 km2 and Hashmatabad (EFA) is the smallest with 0 km2.

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

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 54 thousand people, among them about 28 thousand (52%) are male and about 26 thousand (48%) are female. 99% of the whole population are from general caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ferrargunj tahsil is 11%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are about 12 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 85% (about 46 thousand) live in Ferrargunj Sub District rural part and 15% (7962) population live in the Ferrargunj Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ferrargunj

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 53,565 53,076 0 489 5,854
Male 27,908 27,667 0 241 2,984
Female 25,657 25,409 0 248 2,870

Most populated Villages and Cities in Ferrargunj

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Wimberlygunj (RV) 4010 Bambooflat 7962
Shore Point (RV) 3073
Chouldari (RV) 2382
Manglutan (RV) 2280
Namunaghar (RV) 1926
Bindraban (RV) 1785
North Bay (RV) 1603
Ograbraij (RV) 1467
Wandur (RV) 1437
Shoal Bay (RV) 1373

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 62% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 20% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 17% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 894 in Muslims are 980 and in Christians are 938.

Religion wise population 2011 - Ferrargunj

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 53,565 33,291 10,615 9,174 108 41 4 24 308
Male 27,908 17,578 5,362 4,733 59 15 2 14 145
Female 25,657 15,713 5,253 4,441 49 26 2 10 163

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 919 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 918, and in schedule tribe is 1029. There are 962 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district.

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Ferrargunj

Literacy

Total about 42 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 23 thousand are male and about 19 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ferrargunj is 88%. 91% of male and 85% of female population are literate here.

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Ferrargunj

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Middle Strait (JPPC) 100 Bambooflat 89
Mile Tilek (JPPC) 100
Coffee Plot 100
Tirur (RV) 96
Govindapuram (RV) 94
Homfreygunj (RV) 94
Malapuram (RV) 93
Knapuram (RV) 93
Dundas Point (RV) 92
Craikabad (RV) 92

Workers profile

Ferrargunj has 38% (about 21 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 16% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ferrargunj

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 38.4% 30.5% 7.9% 61.6%
Male 59% 47.8% 11.3% 41%
Female 15.9% 11.6% 4.3% 84.1%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Ferrargunj