Hatiya is an island and also an Upazila of Noakhali District in the Division of Chittagong, Bangladesh.As of the 1991 Bangladesh census, Hatiya has a population of 295501. Males constitute are 50.73% of the population, and females 49.27%. This Upazila's 18+ population is 125512. Hatiya has an average literacy rate of 21% (7+ years), and the national average of 32.4% literate. Hatiya has 10 Unions.10 unions are Boyar char, Carrying char (recently established),Char king,Char Ishwar,Tamaruddi, Burir char, Sonadia,Jahajmara,Nijhum dwip (recently established) /Wards, 53 Mauzas/Mahallas, and 69 villages.