Bankura District Population, Caste, Religion Data (West Bengal) - Census 2011

Bankura district of West Bengal has total population of 3,596,674 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,838,095 are males while 1,758,579 are females. In 2011 there were total 766,902 families residing in Bankura district. The Average Sex Ratio of Bankura district is 957.

Bankura district, West Bengal

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 8.3% people lives in Urban areas while 91.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84.4% while that in the rural areas is 68.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Bankura district is 968 while that of Rural areas is 956.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Bankura district is 418650 which is 12% of the total population. There are 214846 male children and 203804 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Bankura is 949 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (957) of Bankura district.

The total literacy rate of Bankura district is 70.26%. The male literacy rate is 70.69% and the female literacy rate is 53.09% in Bankura district.

Population
3,596,674
Literacy
70.26%
Sex Ratio
957

To facilitate the administration, Bankura district is further divided into 23 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Bankura Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 418,650 214,846 203,804
Literacy 70.26% 70.69% 53.09%
Scheduled Caste 1,174,447 593,440 581,007
Scheduled Tribe 368,690 183,467 185,223
Illiterate 1,363,682 538,758 824,924

Caste-wise Population - Bankura district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 32.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 10.3% of total population in Bankura district of West Bengal.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 1,174,447 593,440 581,007
Schedule Tribe 368,690 183,467 185,223

Religion-wise Population - Bankura district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 3,033,581 (84.34%) 1,553,351 1,480,230
Muslim 290,450 (8.08%) 149,303 141,147
Christian 3,865 (0.11%) 1,849 2,016
Sikh 386 (0.01%) 200 186
Buddhist 260 (0.01%) 143 117
Jain 2,904 (0.08%) 1,515 1,389
Other Religion 260,694 (7.25%) 129,448 131,246
No Religion Specified 4,534 (0.13%) 2,286 2,248

Literacy Rate - Bankura district

The total literacy rate of Bankura district was 70.26% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 76.26% of West Bengal. Population-wise, out of total 2,232,992 literates, males were 1,299,337 while females were 933,655. Also the male literacy rate was 80.05% and the female literacy rate was 60.05% in Bankura district.

  Bankura district West Bengal
Female 60.05% 70.54%
Male 80.05% 81.69%
Total 70.26% 76.26%

Sex Ratio - Bankura district

The Sex Ratio of Bankura district is 957 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 957 females in Bankura district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 949 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 957 ) of Bankura district.


Population Density - Bankura district

The total area of Bankura district is 6,882 km2. Thus the density of Bankura district is 523 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 90 sq. km. area is under urban region while 6,792 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Bankura district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Bankura, 8.33% people lived in urban regions while 91.67% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 299,773 out of which 152,318 were males while remaining 147,455 were females. In rural areas of Bankura, male population was 1,685,777 while female population was 1,611,124.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Bankura was 968 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Bankura was 965 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Bankura were 26,922 which is 8.98% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Bankura was 956 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Bankura was 947 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Bankura for urban regions was 84.42 percent in which males were 90.15% literate while female literacy stood at 78.5%. The total literate population of Bankura was 2,232,992. Similarly in rural areas of Bankura, the average literacy rate was 68.93 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 79.1% and 58.31% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Bankura were 2,002,652.

Rural Urban
Population % 91.67% 8.33%
Total population 3,296,901 299,773
Male population 1,685,777 152,318
Female population 1,611,124 147,455
Sex ratio 956 968
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 947 965
Child population 391,728 26,922
Literates 2,002,652 230,340
Average literacy 68.93% 84.42%
Male literacy 79.1% 90.15%
Female literacy 58.31% 78.5%

Child Population - Bankura district

According to Census 2011, there were 418,650 children between age 0 to 6 years in Bankura district. Out of which 214,846 were male while 203,804 were female.


Working Population - Bankura district

In Bankura district out of total population, 1,466,220 were engaged in work activities. 62.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 37.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,466,220 workers engaged in Main Work, 238,179 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 303,270 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 916,393 762,088 154,305
Cultivators 238,179 226,414 11,765
Agriculture Labourer 303,270 219,998 83,272
Household Industries 31,479 22,070 9,409
Other Workers 343,465 293,606 49,859
Marginal Workers 549,827 288,734 261,093
Non Working 2,130,454 787,273 1,343,181

Bankura district Map


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