Minicoy Ward No 01, with population of about 10 thousand is Minicoy census town's only ward, located in Minicoy census town of Minicoy sub district in Lakshadweep district in the state Lakshadweep in India.

Demographics

The ward is home to about 10 thousand people, among them 5366 (51%) are male and 5081 (49%) are female. 4% of the whole population are from general caste and 96% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Minicoy Ward No 01 is 10%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 1442 households in the ward and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Minicoy Ward No 01

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10,447 460 0 9,987 1,004
Male 5,366 354 0 5,012 533
Female 5,081 106 0 4,975 471

Growth of population

Population of the ward has increased by 10% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 9495. Female population growth rate of the ward is 4.2% which is -12% lower than male population growth rate of 16.2%. General caste population has decreased by -30.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 13.1% and child population has decreased by -12.9% in the ward since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Minicoy Ward No 01

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 10 -31 0 13 -13
Male 16 -32 0 22 -9
Female 4 -26 0 5 -17

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 947 females per 1000 male in the ward. Sex ratio in general caste is 299, and in schedule tribe is 993. There are 884 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the ward. Overall sex ratio in the ward has decreased by 110 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 84 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Minicoy Ward No 01

Total General SC ST Child
Change -110 23 0 -162 -84
2011 947 299 0 993 884
2001 1,057 276 0 1,155 968

Literacy

Total 8768 people in the ward are literate, among them 4605 are male and 4163 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Minicoy WARD NO.-0001 is 93%. 95% of male and 90% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the ward has decreased by 0%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone down by -1%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Minicoy Ward No 01

Total Male Female
Change -0 -0 -1
2011 93 95 90
2001 93 95 91

Workers profile

Minicoy WARD NO.-0001 has 30% (3138) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 50% male and 9% female population are working population. 35% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Minicoy Ward No 01

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 30 21 10 70
Male 50 35 15 50
Female 9 5 4 91