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Lakshadweep Population 2024

Lakshadweep is a group of islands in the Lakshadweep Sea and is a union territory of India. It’s 200 to 440 km (120 to 270 mi) off the southwestern coast of India.  The islands form the smallest Union Territory of India and their total surface area is just 32 km2 (12 sq mi). 

As per provisional reports of Census India, the population of Lakshadweep in 2011 was 64,473 and the projected population of Lakshadweep in 2024 is 69,000.

Census 2011 details

Lakshadweep has a population growth rate of 13.51% during 2011-2021. Its estimated population in 2024 is 69,000 an increase of around 5K from 2011.

LakshadweepCensus 2011
Total Population64,473 
Male Population33.123
Female Population31,350
Total Area32.62 km2 
Area Rank36th
Population Density2105/km2
Population Rank36th
Average Literacy (%)91.8 %
Sex Ratio946
Capital CityKavaratti
Formation1 November 1956

Source: Census 2011 & UIAI for 2021 Estimates

Lakshadweep Islands has a very small population & the majority follow Islam. At the census 2011, out of 64 thousand population, around 62 Thousand  (96.58%) have returned themselves as followers of Islam and 1788 (2.77%) as Hindus  In addition 0.10% Stated as no religion & 0.56% are other religions.

Source: Census 2011

Religion in Lakshadweep by population

#ReligionPopulation 2011
1Muslim62268
2Hindu1788
3Christian317
4Jain11
5Buddhist10
6Sikh8
7Other religions and persuasions7
8Religion not stated64
 Total64473

Source: Census 2011

Religion in Lakshadweep by Percentage

#ReligionPercentage%
1Muslim96.58%
2Hindu2.77%
3Christian0.49%
4Jain0.02%
5Buddhist0.02%
6Sikh0.01%
7Other religions and persuasions0.01%
8Religion not stated0.10%

Source: Census 2011

Lok Sabha Seat in Lakshadweep

The Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Parliament of India, is made up of Members of Parliament (MPs). Each MP represents a single geographic constituency. There are currently 1 Lok Sabha constituency in Lakshadweep.

Lakshadweep MP List

Lok Sabha Seat from Lakshadweep & MP from  Lakshadweep in the 17th Lok Sabha (2019-2024)

#Constituency Party NameName Of Member
1Lakshadweep (ST)Nationalist Congress PartyMohammed , Shri Faizal P.P.
Lakshadweep Population 2024 | Religion in Lakshadweep