Baksa District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Assam) - Census 2011

Baksa district of Assam has total population of 950,075 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 481,330 are males while 468,745 are females. In 2011 there were total 191,701 families residing in Baksa district. The Average Sex Ratio of Baksa district is 974.

Baksa district, Assam

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 1.3% people lives in Urban areas while 98.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 74.5% while that in the rural areas is 69.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Baksa district is 942 while that of Rural areas is 974.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Baksa district is 122872 which is 13% of the total population. There are 62498 male children and 60374 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Baksa is 966 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (974) of Baksa district.

The total literacy rate of Baksa district is 69.25%. The male literacy rate is 67.03% and the female literacy rate is 53.38% in Baksa district.

Population
950,075
Literacy
69.25%
Sex Ratio
974

To facilitate the administration, Baksa district is further divided into 13 Circles (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Circles consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Baksa Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Baksa district.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 122,872 62,498 60,374
Literacy 69.25% 67.03% 53.38%
Scheduled Caste 73,083 37,534 35,549
Scheduled Tribe 331,007 165,634 165,373
Illiterate 377,238 158,716 218,522

Caste-wise Population - Baksa district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 7.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 34.8% of total population in Baksa district of Assam.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 73,083 37,534 35,549
Schedule Tribe 331,007 165,634 165,373

Religion-wise Population - Baksa district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 782,901 (82.4%) 396,160 386,741
Muslim 135,750 (14.29%) 69,648 66,102
Christian 27,076 (2.85%) 13,405 13,671
Sikh 156 (0.02%) 83 73
Buddhist 1,189 (0.13%) 602 587
Jain 239 (0.03%) 117 122
Other Religion 353 (0.04%) 170 183
No Religion Specified 2,411 (0.25%) 1,145 1,266

Literacy Rate - Baksa district

The total literacy rate of Baksa district was 69.25% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 72.19% of Assam. Population-wise, out of total 572,837 literates, males were 322,614 while females were 250,223. Also the male literacy rate was 77.03% and the female literacy rate was 61.27% in Baksa district.

  Baksa district Assam
Female 61.27% 66.27%
Male 77.03% 77.85%
Total 69.25% 72.19%

Sex Ratio - Baksa district

The Sex Ratio of Baksa district is 974 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 974 females in Baksa district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 966 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 974 ) of Baksa district.


Population Density - Baksa district

The total area of Baksa district is 2,457 km2. Thus the density of Baksa district is 387 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 6 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,451 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Baksa district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Baksa, 1.29% people lived in urban regions while 98.71% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 12,242 out of which 6,303 were males while remaining 5,939 were females. In rural areas of Baksa, male population was 475,027 while female population was 462,806.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Baksa was 942 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Baksa was 949 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Baksa were 1,540 which is 12.58% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Baksa was 974 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Baksa was 966 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Baksa for urban regions was 74.54 percent in which males were 80.43% literate while female literacy stood at 68.28%. The total literate population of Baksa was 572,837. Similarly in rural areas of Baksa, the average literacy rate was 69.18 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 76.98% and 61.18% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Baksa were 564,860.

Rural Urban
Population % 98.71% 1.29%
Total population 937,833 12,242
Male population 475,027 6,303
Female population 462,806 5,939
Sex ratio 974 942
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 966 949
Child population 121,332 1,540
Literates 564,860 7,977
Average literacy 69.18% 74.54%
Male literacy 76.98% 80.43%
Female literacy 61.18% 68.28%

Child Population - Baksa district

According to Census 2011, there were 122,872 children between age 0 to 6 years in Baksa district. Out of which 62,498 were male while 60,374 were female.


Working Population - Baksa district

In Baksa district out of total population, 406,756 were engaged in work activities. 68.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 31.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 406,756 workers engaged in Main Work, 124,450 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 44,447 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 278,297 215,948 62,349
Cultivators 124,450 106,757 17,693
Agriculture Labourer 44,447 31,027 13,420
Household Industries 10,433 5,042 5,391
Other Workers 98,967 73,122 25,845
Marginal Workers 128,459 50,663 77,796
Non Working 543,319 214,719 328,600

Baksa district Map


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