at a glance
Area
: 16,527 sq.km  (6.3% of total area of North East)
Geographical Location
: Situated between 25°6' N to 27°4'N latitude & 93°20'E to 95°15'E longitude
Capital : Kohima
Population : 19, 78,502 (2011 Census) ( 4.34 % of population of Northeast)

Growth of Population

:

- 0.5 % (2001-2011)

Density of Population (2011)

:

119 (National Average: 382)

Male : 10,24,649
Female : 9,53,853

Proportion of Child Population (age group 0-6)

:

14.4 % (2011 Census)

Population Below Poverty Line (2009-10)

:

20.9% (National Average: 29.8%)

Sex Ratio (2011) : 931 females to 1000 males  ( National figure: 940 females to 1000 males)

Child Sex Ratio (Age Group 0-6)

:

944 (2011 Census)

Literacy Rate (2011) : 80.1% (National Average: 74%)

Male Literacy (2011)

:

83.3% (National Average: 82.14%)

Female Literacy

: 76.7% (National Average: 65.5%)
Birth Rate (2011) : 16.1
Death Rate (2011) : 3.3
Infant Mortality Rate (2011) : 21
No. of Towns (as per 2011 Census) : 26
No. of Villages (as per 2011 Census) : 1428
Per Capita income (in Rs) (2006-07) : 20998 (National Figure: Rs. 29,901)
Net State Domestic Product (NSDP) (Rs. in crore) (2005-06) : 5,255 (National Figure: 29,02,074)
Per Capita NSDP (2011-12) : Rs. 56,116 (National Average: 60,972)
Per Capita GSDP (2009-10) : Rs. 49465 (National Average: Rs. 46117 )
State Bird : Blyth ’s Tragopan
State Animal : Mithun
State Flower : Rhododendron
Language : Nagamese, English, Hindi & local dialects
No. of Districts : (11) Dimapur, Kiphire, Kohima, Longleng, Mokokchung, Mon, Peren, Phek, Tuensang, Wokha, Zunheboto
Major Towns : Dimapur, Kohima, Mokokchung, Tuensang, Wokha, Mon, Zunheboto
Major crops : Rice, Maize, Wheat, Grams, Mustard, Cotton, Jute, Sugarcane
Major plantations : Tea, Rubber, Coffee
Major Fruits, vegetables & spices : Banana, Pineapple, Jackfruit, Potato, Sweet, potato, Tapioca, Chillies, Ginger, Garlic
Major minerals : Coal, Limestone, Petroleum, Slate
Airports : Dimapur

 

Source:

  • Statistical Hand Book of Nagaland
  • censusindia.gov.in
  • NEDFI Databank
  • Economic Survey of India 2008-09

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