Kiltan Village, with population of 3946 is Kiltan sub district's only village, located in Kiltan sub district of Lakshadweep district in the state Lakshadweep in India. Total geographical area of Kiltan village is 2 km2. Population density of the village is 2421 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Kadmatct. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Kiltan village is 682558. The village comes under Kiltan panchayat. Kiltan is the sub district head quarter of the village. District head quarter of the village is Kavaratti which is 115 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 3946 people, among them 2012 (51%) are male and 1934 (49%) are female. 3% of the whole population are from general caste and 97% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kiltan village is 14%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 778 households in the village and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kiltan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,946 119 0 3,827 549
Male 2,012 85 0 1,927 296
Female 1,934 34 0 1,900 253

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 7.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3669. Female population growth rate of the village is 6% which is -3.1% lower than male population growth rate of 9.1%. General caste population has decreased by -4.8%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 8% and child population has decreased by -17.2% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kiltan

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8 -5 0 8 -17
Male 9 2 0 9 -15
Female 6 -19 0 7 -20

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 961 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 400, and in schedule tribe is 986. There are 855 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 29 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 61 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kiltan

Total General SC ST Child
Change -29 -106 0 -26 -61
2011 961 400 0 986 855
2001 990 506 0 1,012 916

Literacy

Total 3036 people in the village are literate, among them 1598 are male and 1438 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kiltan is 89%. 93% of male and 86% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kiltan

Total Male Female
Change 8 6 9
2011 89 93 86
2001 82 87 76

Workers profile

Kiltan has 28% (1096) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 10% female population are working population. 25% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 20% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kiltan

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 28 15 13 72
Male 45 25 20 55
Female 10 4 6 90