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

Barddhaman district of West Bengal has total population of 7,717,563 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 3,966,889 are males while 3,750,674 are females. In 2011 there were total 1,730,927 families residing in Barddhaman district. The Average Sex Ratio of Barddhaman district is 945.

Barddhaman district, West Bengal

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 39.9% people lives in Urban areas while 60.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 81.5% while that in the rural areas is 72.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Barddhaman district is 932 while that of Rural areas is 954.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Barddhaman district is 832033 which is 11% of the total population. There are 426385 male children and 405648 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Barddhaman is 951 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (945) of Barddhaman district.

The total literacy rate of Barddhaman district is 76.21%. The male literacy rate is 73.56% and the female literacy rate is 62.1% in Barddhaman district.

Population
7,717,563
Literacy
76.21%
Sex Ratio
945

To facilitate the administration, Barddhaman district is further divided into 32 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Barddhaman Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 832,033 426,385 405,648
Literacy 76.21% 73.56% 62.1%
Scheduled Caste 2,115,719 1,079,584 1,036,135
Scheduled Tribe 489,447 243,581 245,866
Illiterate 2,470,355 1,048,849 1,421,506

Caste-wise Population - Barddhaman district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 27.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 6.3% of total population in Barddhaman district of West Bengal.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 2,115,719 1,079,584 1,036,135
Schedule Tribe 489,447 243,581 245,866

Religion-wise Population - Barddhaman district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 6,008,472 (77.85%) 3,089,560 2,918,912
Muslim 1,599,764 (20.73%) 821,958 777,806
Christian 21,220 (0.27%) 10,448 10,772
Sikh 16,675 (0.22%) 8,774 7,901
Buddhist 1,602 (0.02%) 891 711
Jain 1,674 (0.02%) 903 771
Other Religion 44,968 (0.58%) 22,464 22,504
No Religion Specified 23,188 (0.3%) 11,891 11,297

Literacy Rate - Barddhaman district

The total literacy rate of Barddhaman district was 76.21% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 76.26% of West Bengal. Population-wise, out of total 5,247,208 literates, males were 2,918,040 while females were 2,329,168. Also the male literacy rate was 82.42% and the female literacy rate was 69.63% in Barddhaman district.

  Barddhaman district West Bengal
Female 69.63% 70.54%
Male 82.42% 81.69%
Total 76.21% 76.26%

Sex Ratio - Barddhaman district

The Sex Ratio of Barddhaman district is 945 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 945 females in Barddhaman district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 951 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 945 ) of Barddhaman district.


Population Density - Barddhaman district

The total area of Barddhaman district is 7,024 km2. Thus the density of Barddhaman district is 1,099 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 934 sq. km. area is under urban region while 6,090 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Barddhaman district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Barddhaman, 39.89% people lived in urban regions while 60.11% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 3,078,299 out of which 1,593,102 were males while remaining 1,485,197 were females. In rural areas of Barddhaman, male population was 2,373,787 while female population was 2,265,477.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Barddhaman was 932 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Barddhaman was 935 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Barddhaman were 320,064 which is 10.4% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Barddhaman was 954 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Barddhaman was 962 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Barddhaman for urban regions was 81.54 percent in which males were 87.31% literate while female literacy stood at 75.34%. The total literate population of Barddhaman was 5,247,208. Similarly in rural areas of Barddhaman, the average literacy rate was 72.65 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 79.12% and 65.86% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Barddhaman were 2,998,277.

Rural Urban
Population % 60.11% 39.89%
Total population 4,639,264 3,078,299
Male population 2,373,787 1,593,102
Female population 2,265,477 1,485,197
Sex ratio 954 932
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 962 935
Child population 511,969 320,064
Literates 2,998,277 2,248,931
Average literacy 72.65% 81.54%
Male literacy 79.12% 87.31%
Female literacy 65.86% 75.34%

Child Population - Barddhaman district

According to Census 2011, there were 832,033 children between age 0 to 6 years in Barddhaman district. Out of which 426,385 were male while 405,648 were female.


Working Population - Barddhaman district

In Barddhaman district out of total population, 2,911,251 were engaged in work activities. 74.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 25.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,911,251 workers engaged in Main Work, 297,193 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 604,286 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 2,166,742 1,838,681 328,061
Cultivators 297,193 284,860 12,333
Agriculture Labourer 604,286 476,956 127,330
Household Industries 81,338 51,662 29,676
Other Workers 1,183,925 1,025,203 158,722
Marginal Workers 744,509 454,402 290,107
Non Working 4,806,312 1,673,806 3,132,506

Barddhaman district Map


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