Mizoram Demography

Mizoram of Demography

As of Census 2011, Mizoram has a total population of 1,091,014. In terms of population it is the 2nd smallest state in India. The population has increased at a rate of 22.8 per cent between 2001 and 2011. Of the total population in the state, 552,339 were males and the remaining 538,675 were females in 2011. Thus the sex ratio (females per 1,000 males) of Mizoram works out 947.

The literacy rate of Mizoram in 2011 was 91.33 per cent which is the second highest literacy rate in India after Kerala.

The population density of Mizoram is 52 people per sq km. About half of the population lives in rural areas. While Aizawl is the most urbanised district, Lawngtlai district is the least urbanised district.

Tribal people account for more than 95 per cent of Mizoram’s population. Mizoram is home to more than half a dozen tribes each having distinct languages, dresses, folklores, dances etc. Christianity is the predominant religion which is followed by nearly 90 per cent of Mizoram's population.

About 60 per cent of Mizoram’s population is in the working age group from 15-64 years.