Port Blair is a city and capital of the Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It additionally fills in as the entry point for visiting the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The city is well connected with mainland India by both breaths of air as well as sea. It is a 2-hour departure from mainland India to Port Blair; however, it takes 3–4 days via sea to reach other urban areas in the nation.
Port Blair is additionally renowned for the noteworthy Cellular Jail and other islands like Wandoor, Ross Island, and Viper Island and so forth. They were quite a long time ago home to British colonists. Also, it is a tourist destination and people from all over India and the world visit here to check out its beauty.
POPULATION OF PORT BLAIR IN 2020:
To know the population of Port Blair in 2020, the population of the previous 5 years has to be taken into account. They are as follows:
- 2015 –138,100
- 2016 – 143,993
- 2017 – 149,870
- 2018 – 155,362
- 5.2019 – 160,554.4
As per the figures of 2015-19, the population has gone up by 22,454.4 in the past 5 years. Therefore, on average, the population every year increases by 4490.88. The population of Port Blair in 2020 as per estimated figures is 160,554.4 + 4490.88 = 165,045.28. As per conclusion, the population of Port Blair in 2020 as per estimates = 165,045.28.
Port Blair Population 2020 – 165,045.28 (estimated).
DEMOGRAPHY OF PORT BLAIR:
A good number of Theravada Burmese, who rebelled against the British were extradited to Andamans. The British rulers likewise carried numerous Burmese to Andaman from Burma during 1907-23. They came as convicts workers to clear the woods and to go about as watchmen. The Burmese pioneers and their relatives are currently dissipated all through the islands. Countless Burmese have left the islands after Indian Independence back to their country Burma.
Port Blair as a city has a literacy rate of 89%, higher as compared to the national average that is about 74%. In Port Blair, literacy of males is 93%, and female literacy is 86%. Bengali is the most spoken language of the city. Additionally, Tamil and Hindi are spoken as well.
POPULATION DENSITY AND GROWTH OF PORT BLAIR:
The population density if Port Blair is currently 60 persons per square kilometre. Port Blair and its population growth in the past has been on the lower side, one reason being it is far away from mainland India and most people come over here for vacation and not residing here. It is expected that in the years to come the population growth rate will improve significantly.
FACTS ABOUT PORT BLAIR:
Port Blair is a town with a few museums, and an aeroplane terminal; the travel industry is significant. The Aberdeen Bazaar makes up the central area of the town, where a large portion of the lodgings, shops, and transport terminals are found. Older homes made of timber and tin are found around the central site.
During the time of World War II, the islands were in control of the Japanese. English rulers came back to the islands in the month of October 1945.
It has a tropical monsoon climate with slight variation in temperature and a lot of precipitation consistently all through the year. All months aside from January, February and March get generous precipitation.
The aeroplane terminal out here has been named Veer Savarkar International Airport.
As the Indian freedom movement kept on developing in the late Nineteenth Century, the colossal Cellular Jail was built somewhere in the range of 1896 and 1906 to house Indian convicts, for the most part, political detainees, in isolation. The Cellular Jail is otherwise called Kala Pani.