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Population of A & N Islands

Census (1901-2011)
YearPopulationDecadal Growth (%) Change in Growth (%)
1901 24,649 --
1911 26,459 7.34-
1921 27,086 2.37 -4.97
1931 29,463 8.78 6.41
1941 33,768 14.61 5.83
1951 30,971 -8.28 -22.89
1961 63,548 105.19 113.47
1971 115,133 81.17 -24.02
1981 188,741 63.93 -17.24
1991 280,661 48.70 -15.23
2001 356,152 26.90 -21.80
2011 380,581 6.86 -20.04
Population in 5 year Age Group (2011)
Age groupTotalRural Urban
PersonsShare (%)PersonsShare (%) PersonsShare (%)
00-04 28,754 7.56 18,675 7.88 10,079 7.02
05-09 30,454 8.00 19,265 8.13 11,189 7.80
10-14 33,467 8.79 21,226 8.95 12,241 8.53
15-19 33,026 8.68 20,369 8.59 12,657 8.82
20-24 37,115 9.75 22,540 9.51 14,575 10.16
25-29 41,722 10.96 25,558 10.78 16,164 11.27
30-34 35,723 9.39 21,811 9.20 13,912 9.70
35-39 32,842 8.63 19,802 8.35 13,040 9.09
40-44 26,735 7.02 15,959 6.73 10,776 7.51
45-49 23,861 6.27 14,432 6.09 9,429 6.57
50-54 17,296 4.54 10,675 4.50 6,621 4.61
55-59 13,794 3.62 8,662 3.65 5,132 3.58
60-64 10,376 2.73 7,102 3.00 3,274 2.28
65-69 6,226 1.64 4,469 1.88 1,757 1.22
70-74 4,098 1.08 2,905 1.23 1,193 0.83
75-79 2,251 0.59 1,606 0.68 645 0.45
80+ 2,473 0.65 1,857 0.78 616 0.43
Age not stated 368 0.10 180 0.08 188 0.13
Total 380,581 237,093 143,488