Basic Statistical Data


 

 

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The Population of the Nicobar islands 1991

Geogr.
Name
Nicobar
Name
Area
Total
Pop.
(1991)
Pop. density per sq.km
Groups

Northern Group

Car Nicobar

Pu

126.9 sq.km

49.0 sq.miles

19,252

151.7

Nicobari and mainland Indians

Batti Malv

Kuono

2.0 sq.km

0.8 sq.miles

uninhabited

-

-

Central Group

Chowra

Sanenyo

8.2 sq.km

3.2 sq.miles

1,222

149.0

Nicobari

Teressa

Luroo

101.4 sq.km

39.1 sq.miles

1,777

17.5

Nicobari

Bompoka

Poahat

13.3 sq.km

5.1 sq.miles

53

4.0

Nicobari

Katchal

Tuhayu

174.4

66.3

5,066

29.0

Nicobari, mainland Indians,
Sri Lankans

Kamorta

Kamorta

188.2

72.6

2,859

15.2

Nicobari, mainland Indians

Nancowry

Mout

66.9

25.8

944

14.1

Nicobari, mainland Indians

Trinket

Laful

86.3

33.3

350

4.0

Nicobari

Tillangchong

La-uk

16.8

6.5

uninhabited wildlife sanctuary

-

-

Isle of Man

-

-

-

uninhabited

-

-

Southern Group

Meroe

Meroe

0.5

0.2

uninhabited

-

-

Trak

Fuya

0.3

0.1

uninhabited

-

-

Treis

Tean

0.3

0.1

uninhabited

-

-

Pulomilo

-

1.3

0.5

90

69.2

Nicobari

Little Nicobar

Long

159.1

61.4

171

1.1

Nicobari

Menchal

Menchal

1.3

0.5

uninhabited

-

-

Cubra

Konwana

0.5

0.2

uninhabited

-

-

Kondul

Tamengshe

4.6

1.8

143

3.0

Nicobari

Pigeon

-

-

-

uninhabited

-

-

Megapod

-

-

-

uninhabited wildlife sanctuary

-

-

Great Nicobar

Tokieong

1,045.1

403.4

6,548

6.3

Nicobari, Shompen, mainland Indians (mostly ex-army officers)


Total

Nicobars

-

3,453.4

1,333.0

38,375

11.1

-


Tribal Population (Nicobari and Shompen)1901-1991 

* estimated
** no census under Japanese occupation
*** forthcoming soon

Census-Year
 Shompen
 Nicobarese
 Total
tribal
population
 Population
increase
between
Censuses

1901

 * 348

 5,962

 6,310

 -

1911

 * 375

 7,991

 8,366

 32.6%

1921

 * 375

 8,032

 8,407

 0.5%

1931

 * 200

 ,589

 9,789

 16.5%

1941**

 -

 -

 -

-

1951

 * 20

 1,902

 11,922

 21.8%

1961

 71

 13,903

 3,974

 17.2%

1971

 92

 17,874

 17,966

28.6%

1981

 223

 21,984

 22,207

 23.6%

1991

 214

 26,122

 26,336

 18.6%

2001***

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The Population of the Nicobar islands 1991

Geogr.
Name
Nicobar
Name
Area
Total
Pop.
(1991)
Pop. density per sq.km
Groups

Northern Group

Car Nicobar

Pu

126.9 sq.km

49.0 sq.miles

19,252

151.7

Nicobari and mainland Indians

Batti Malv

Kuono

2.0 sq.km

0.8 sq.miles

uninhabited

-

-

Central Group

Chowra

Sanenyo

8.2 sq.km

3.2 sq.miles

1,222

149.0

Nicobari

Teressa

Luroo

101.4 sq.km

39.1 sq.miles

1,777

17.5

Nicobari

Bompoka

Poahat

13.3 sq.km

5.1 sq.miles

53

4.0

Nicobari

Katchal

Tuhayu

174.4

66.3

5,066

29.0

Nicobari, mainland Indians,
Sri Lankans

Kamorta

Kamorta

188.2

72.6

2,859

15.2

Nicobari, mainland Indians

Nancowry

Mout

66.9

25.8

944

14.1

Nicobari, mainland Indians

Trinket

Laful

86.3

33.3

350

4.0

Nicobari

Tillangchong

La-uk

16.8

6.5

uninhabited wildlife sanctuary

-

-

Isle of Man

-

-

-

uninhabited

-

-

Southern Group

Meroe

Meroe

0.5

0.2

uninhabited

-

-

Trak

Fuya

0.3

0.1

uninhabited

-

-

Treis

Tean

0.3

0.1

uninhabited

-

-

Pulomilo

-

1.3

0.5

90

69.2

Nicobari

Little Nicobar

Long

159.1

61.4

171

1.1

Nicobari

Menchal

Menchal

1.3

0.5

uninhabited

-

-

Cubra

Konwana

0.5

0.2

uninhabited

-

-

Kondul

Tamengshe

4.6

1.8

143

3.0

Nicobari

Pigeon

-

-

-

uninhabited

-

-

Megapod

-

-

-

uninhabited wildlife sanctuary

-

-

Great Nicobar

Tokieong

1,045.1

403.4

6,548

6.3

Nicobari, Shompen, mainland Indians (mostly ex-army officers)


Total

Nicobars

-

3,453.4

1,333.0

38,375

11.1

-


Tribal Population (Nicobari and Shompen)1901-1991 

* estimated
** no census under Japanese occupation
*** forthcoming

Census-Year
 Shompen
 Nicobarese
 Total
tribal
population
 Population
increase
between
Censuses

1901

 * 348

 5,962

 6,310

 -

1911

 * 375

 7,991

 8,366

 32.6%

1921

 * 375

 8,032

 8,407

 0.5%

1931

 * 200

 ,589

 9,789

 16.5%

1941**

 -

 -

 -

-

1951

 * 20

 1,902

 11,922

 21.8%

1961

 71

 13,903

 3,974

 17.2%

1971

 92

 17,874

 17,966

28.6%

1981

 223

 21,984

 22,207

 23.6%

1991

 214

 26,122

 26,336

 18.6%

2001***

.

.

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