Table 3.5 :  SEX RATIO OF POPULATION BY LOCALITY, 1985, 1990, 1995,2000 AND 2006
(Males per 100 female)
Locality 1985 1990 1995 2000 2006
Republic 107.94 105.25 103.69 103.23 102.68
Male' 129.63 120.70 115.49 108.59 100.56
Atolls 101.43 100.36 99.93 101.28 103.82
 HA 92.59 92.25 91.25 88.21 87.85
 HDh 87.23 85.79 88.67 88.76 85.91
 Sh 93.18 91.71 91.23 90.67 89.55
 N 90.35 87.24 88.77 85.47 84.57
 R 98.86 98.89 96.05 96.31 93.65
B 105.49 100.52 102.98 108.28 107.99
Lh 95.49 112.75 97.64 108.83 106.15
K 1-/ 128.51 227.72 211.33 227.04 239.74
Ari Atoll  2-/ 99.27 - - -
AA - 136.10 134.09 132.34 136.33
ADh - 99.96 119.94 129.43 129.06
V 121.64 134.39 113.21 127.37 121.82
M 97.73 100.10 99.14 96.67 105.59
F 89.42 84.60 92.28 101.95 94.37
Dh 97.24 96.86 98.71 102.28 107.82
Th 94.21 92.09 96.32 93.98 98.57
 L 98.05 101.44 96.52 101.71 106.12
GA 99.80 98.45 97.54 99.93 102.65
GDh 90.44 92.94 94.99 92.92 96.03
Gn 86.35 91.30 88.08 85.24 87.20
S 88.66 83.90 84.96 80.70 87.28
Source: Department of National Planning  
1-/ Sex ratio is high due to the presence of many tourist resorts in K. Atoll 
     and are  employing mostly by men
2-/ In 1985 AA and A.Dh was combined as Ari Atoll