Tapong
Tapong incl. Kabila
village
CountryIndia
StateAndaman and Nicobar Islands
DistrictNicobar
TehsilNancowry
Population
 (2011)
 • Total270
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Census code645091

Tapong is a village in the Nicobar district of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India. It is located on the Nancowry Island, around 10 km from the Champin village,[1] and comes under the administration of the Nancowry tehsil.[2]

Demographics

A census taken by a research team after the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami recorded a population of 296 in Tapong: the tsunami did not cause any deaths in the village.[1]

The 2011 census of India recorded the population of Tapong (including Kabila settlement) as 270, and the number of households as 62. The effective literacy rate (i.e. the literacy rate of population excluding children aged 6 and below) was 83.41%.[3]

Demographics (2011 Census)[3]
Total Male Female
Population 270 135 135
Children aged below 6 years 53 24 29
Scheduled caste 0 0 0
Scheduled tribe 270 135 135
Literates 181 103 78
Workers (all) 149 80 69
Main workers (total) 9 5 4
Main workers: Cultivators 0 0 0
Main workers: Agricultural labourers 0 0 0
Main workers: Household industry workers 0 0 0
Main workers: Other 9 5 4
Marginal workers (total) 140 75 65
Marginal workers: Cultivators 0 0 0
Marginal workers: Agricultural labourers 0 0 0
Marginal workers: Household industry workers 0 0 0
Marginal workers: Others 140 75 65
Non-workers 121 55 66

References

  1. ^ a b K M Sinha Roy; S S Datta Chaudhari (2007). V.R. Rao (ed.). Tsunami in South Asia: Studies of Impact on Communities of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Allied Publishers. pp. 55–56. ISBN 9798184241890.
  2. ^ "Andaman and Nicobar Islands villages" (PDF). Land Records Information Systems Division, NIC. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 25 July 2015.
  3. ^ a b "District Census Handbook - Andaman & Nicobar Islands" (PDF). 2011 Census of India. Directorate of Census Operations, Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Retrieved 21 July 2015.