At a Glance
Area
: 21,087 sq km (8% of total area of North East)
Geographical Location
: Situated between latitude 21 o 58' to 24 o 35' N & longitude 92 o 15' & 93 o 29' E
Capital : Aizawl
Population : 10, 91,014 (2011 Census) (2.39 % of population of Northeast)
Growth of Population :

22.8 % (2001-2011)

Proportion of Child Population (Age group 0-6)

:

15.2 % (2011 Census)

Density (2011 Census) : 52 (National Average: 382)
Population Below Poverty Line (2009-10) : 21.1 % (National Average: 29.8%)
Sex Ratio (2011) : 975 females to 1000 males  ( National figure: 940 females to 1000 males)

Child Sex Ratio (Age Group 0-6)

:

971 (2011 Census)

Literacy Rate (2011) : 91.6% (National Average: 74%)

Male Literacy (2011)

:

93.7% (National Average: 82.14%)

Female Literacy (2011)

:

89.4% (National Average: 65.5%)

Birth Rate (2011) : 16.6
Death Rate (2011) : 4.4
Infant Mortality Rate (2011) : 34
No. of Towns (as per 2011 Census) : 23
No. of Villages (as per 2011 Census) : 830
Per Capita income (in Rs) (2009-10) : 35,323 (National Average: Rs. 33,731)
Per Capita GSDP (2009-10) : R s. 43467 (National Average: Rs. 46117 )
State Bird : Hume's Bartailed Pheaasant (Vavu)
State Animal : Serow (Saza)
State Flower : Dancing Girl (Aiting)
Language : Mizo, English and Hindi
No. of Districts : (08) Mamit, Kolasib, Aizawl, Champhai, Serchhip, Lunglei, Lawngthai, Saiha
Major Towns : Aizawl, Kolasib, Serchhip, Lunglei
Major crops : Rice, Maize
Major plantations : Tea, Rubber, Coffee, Tung Oil
Major Fruits, vegetables & spices : Banana, Pineapple, Orange, Passion Fruit, Chillies and Ginger
Major minerals : Coal, Limestone
Airports : Lengpui Airport (Aizawl)
 

Source:

  • Statistical Handbook Mizoram
  • NEDFI Databank
  • censusindia.gov.in