Aizawl: Mizoram has a gender ratio of 975
females to every 1000 males, perhaps the best sex ratio in the
country, state Home minister R. Lalzirliana said here today
while releasing the provisional census report 2011 for the
Mizoram has a population of 10,91,014 comprising
5,52,339 males and 5,38,675 females, he said.
Decadal growth rate of the population of the state was
22.78 per cent against the decadal rate of the country which
stood at 17.64 per cent and the density of population was 52
persons per square kilometre as against 42 persons per sq.
km in the 2001 Census.
Literacy percentage of Mizoram increased by 2.78 per cent
compared to 2001 census but Lakshadweep became the second most
literate state, the position held by the state since 2001 and
Mizoram now stood at the third position, the report said.
According to Lalhmingthanga, Deputy Director of the
state Census Operations there were 3,471 people in Mizoram,
who refused enrolment in the Census 2011.