Zawlnuam is a Block positioned in Mamit district in Mizoram. Situated in rural part of Mizoram, it is one among the 3 blocks of Mamit district. According to the administration register, the block number of Zawlnuam is 1. The block has 66 villages and there are total 7255 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Zawlnuam's population is 35571. Out of this, 18454 are males whereas the females count 17117 here. This block has 6843 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 3444 are boys and 3399 are girls.
Literacy rate in Zawlnuam block is 63%. 22541 out of total 35571 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 68% as 12645 males out of total 18454 are educated however female literacy rate is 57% as 9896 out of total 17117 females are literate in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Zawlnuam block is 36%. Here 13030 out of total 35571 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 31% as 5809 males out of total 18454 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 42% and 7221 out of total 17117 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied individual of Zawlnuam block is 15919 still 19652 are un-employed. And out of 15919 employed person 10789 individuals are totally dependent on farming.