As of 2001[update] India census, North Vanlaiphai had a population of 3275. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. North Vanlaiphai has an average literacy rate of 84%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 84%, and female literacy is 84%. In North Vanlaiphai, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Vanlaiphai has a flatland measuring 10 kilometers long and 0.8 kilometers in width for rice cultivation. North Vanlaiphai also has a Maicham Small Hydro Project Phase 2 producing 3 MW of power which is just 20 kilometers from Vanlaiphai. Tourism is also being promoted and Tourist Lodge has been constructed by Mizoram Government.