Nancowry is a Block positioned in Nicobars district in Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Placed in rural part of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, it is one of the 3 blocks of Nicobars district. According to the administration records, the block code of Nancowry is 2. The block has 112 villages and there are total 2790 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Nancowry's population is 10634. Out of this, 5967 are males whereas the females count 4667 here. This block has 1524 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 787 are boys and 737 are girls.
Literacy rate in Nancowry block is 63%. 6796 out of total 10634 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 70% as 4197 males out of total 5967 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 55% as 2599 out of total 4667 females are educated in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Nancowry block is 36%. Here 3838 out of total 10634 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 29% as 1770 males out of total 5967 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 44% and 2068 out of total 4667 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied people of Nancowry block is 4440 while 6194 are non-working. And out of 4440 occupied person 13 individuals are totally reliant on agriculture.