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

Barpeta district of Assam has total population of 1,693,622 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 867,004 are males while 826,618 are females. In 2011 there were total 337,929 families residing in Barpeta district. The Average Sex Ratio of Barpeta district is 953.

Barpeta district, Assam

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 8.7% people lives in Urban areas while 91.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86.3% while that in the rural areas is 61.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Barpeta district is 959 while that of Rural areas is 953.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Barpeta district is 287829 which is 17% of the total population. There are 146777 male children and 141052 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Barpeta is 961 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (953) of Barpeta district.

The total literacy rate of Barpeta district is 63.81%. The male literacy rate is 57.56% and the female literacy rate is 48.15% in Barpeta district.

Population
1,693,622
Literacy
63.81%
Sex Ratio
953

To facilitate the administration, Barpeta district is further divided into 9 Circles (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Circles consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Barpeta Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 287,829 146,777 141,052
Literacy 63.81% 57.56% 48.15%
Scheduled Caste 95,320 49,165 46,155
Scheduled Tribe 27,344 13,530 13,814
Illiterate 796,564 367,966 428,598

Caste-wise Population - Barpeta district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 5.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.6% of total population in Barpeta district of Assam.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 95,320 49,165 46,155
Schedule Tribe 27,344 13,530 13,814

Religion-wise Population - Barpeta district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 492,966 (29.11%) 248,986 243,980
Muslim 1,198,036 (70.74%) 616,676 581,360
Christian 1,020 (0.06%) 524 496
Sikh 112 (0.01%) 62 50
Buddhist 49 (0%) 26 23
Jain 399 (0.02%) 217 182
Other Religion 14 (0%) 10 4
No Religion Specified 1,026 (0.06%) 503 523

Literacy Rate - Barpeta district

The total literacy rate of Barpeta district was 63.81% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 72.19% of Assam. Population-wise, out of total 897,058 literates, males were 499,038 while females were 398,020. Also the male literacy rate was 69.29% and the female literacy rate was 58.06% in Barpeta district.

  Barpeta district Assam
Female 58.06% 66.27%
Male 69.29% 77.85%
Total 63.81% 72.19%

Sex Ratio - Barpeta district

The Sex Ratio of Barpeta district is 953 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 953 females in Barpeta district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 961 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 953 ) of Barpeta district.


Population Density - Barpeta district

The total area of Barpeta district is 2,282 km2. Thus the density of Barpeta district is 742 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 36 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,246 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Barpeta district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Barpeta, 8.7% people lived in urban regions while 91.3% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 147,353 out of which 75,215 were males while remaining 72,138 were females. In rural areas of Barpeta, male population was 791,789 while female population was 754,480.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Barpeta was 959 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Barpeta was 965 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Barpeta were 14,533 which is 9.86% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Barpeta was 953 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Barpeta was 961 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Barpeta for urban regions was 86.28 percent in which males were 90.44% literate while female literacy stood at 81.94%. The total literate population of Barpeta was 897,058. Similarly in rural areas of Barpeta, the average literacy rate was 61.47 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 67.09% and 55.56% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Barpeta were 782,462.

Rural Urban
Population % 91.3% 8.7%
Total population 1,546,269 147,353
Male population 791,789 75,215
Female population 754,480 72,138
Sex ratio 953 959
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 961 965
Child population 273,296 14,533
Literates 782,462 114,596
Average literacy 61.47% 86.28%
Male literacy 67.09% 90.44%
Female literacy 55.56% 81.94%

Child Population - Barpeta district

According to Census 2011, there were 287,829 children between age 0 to 6 years in Barpeta district. Out of which 146,777 were male while 141,052 were female.


Working Population - Barpeta district

In Barpeta district out of total population, 561,824 were engaged in work activities. 78.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 21.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 561,824 workers engaged in Main Work, 184,770 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 56,932 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 439,453 389,372 50,081
Cultivators 184,770 176,260 8,510
Agriculture Labourer 56,932 48,689 8,243
Household Industries 16,499 10,548 5,951
Other Workers 181,252 153,875 27,377
Marginal Workers 122,371 55,925 66,446
Non Working 1,131,798 421,707 710,091

Barpeta district Map


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