Diu Island Population



Diu Island population stands at 21,578, according to the census of 2001. There has been an increase in the total population of the city since the last census. The population of Diu Island, according to 1991 census, had been 20,643. The population change in Diu is about 0.444% in one year. The average population in a radius of 7 kilometers is 5902. Females constitute 54% of the population while the rest 46% is made up by the male populace.

The demography of Diu Island is roughly distributed among Fudam, Bucharwada, Ghogla, Vanakbara, Simbore and Diu town. These villages hold an uneven distribution of Diu Island population. According to the statistics, about 75% of the people of Diu Island are literate. In Diu Island, about 81% of male population is literate, whereas among the females, the rate of literacy is 59.5%.

The inland waters of Diu Island are rich in fish, especially pomfret. The majority of the people in Diu practice fishing. Salt production is another major occupation pursued by the people of Diu Island.



Last Updated on 26 September 2012

     


     

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