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

Bongaigaon district of Assam has total population of 738,804 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 375,818 are males while 362,986 are females. In 2011 there were total 150,018 families residing in Bongaigaon district. The Average Sex Ratio of Bongaigaon district is 966.

Bongaigaon district, Assam

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 14.9% people lives in Urban areas while 85.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 87.4% while that in the rural areas is 66.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Bongaigaon district is 960 while that of Rural areas is 967.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Bongaigaon district is 116392 which is 16% of the total population. There are 59099 male children and 57293 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Bongaigaon is 969 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (966) of Bongaigaon district.

The total literacy rate of Bongaigaon district is 69.74%. The male literacy rate is 63.09% and the female literacy rate is 54.26% in Bongaigaon district.

Population
738,804
Literacy
69.74%
Sex Ratio
966

To facilitate the administration, Bongaigaon district is further divided into 5 Circles (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Circles consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Bongaigaon Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 116,392 59,099 57,293
Literacy 69.74% 63.09% 54.26%
Scheduled Caste 82,784 42,513 40,271
Scheduled Tribe 18,835 9,377 9,458
Illiterate 304,726 138,704 166,022

Caste-wise Population - Bongaigaon district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 11.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.5% of total population in Bongaigaon district of Assam.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 82,784 42,513 40,271
Schedule Tribe 18,835 9,377 9,458

Religion-wise Population - Bongaigaon district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 359,145 (48.61%) 180,851 178,294
Muslim 371,033 (50.22%) 190,673 180,360
Christian 5,924 (0.8%) 2,942 2,982
Sikh 384 (0.05%) 222 162
Buddhist 236 (0.03%) 113 123
Jain 871 (0.12%) 439 432
Other Religion 9 (0%) 5 4
No Religion Specified 1,202 (0.16%) 573 629

Literacy Rate - Bongaigaon district

The total literacy rate of Bongaigaon district was 69.74% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 72.19% of Assam. Population-wise, out of total 434,078 literates, males were 237,114 while females were 196,964. Also the male literacy rate was 74.87% and the female literacy rate was 64.43% in Bongaigaon district.

  Bongaigaon district Assam
Female 64.43% 66.27%
Male 74.87% 77.85%
Total 69.74% 72.19%

Sex Ratio - Bongaigaon district

The Sex Ratio of Bongaigaon district is 966 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 966 females in Bongaigaon district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 969 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 966 ) of Bongaigaon district.


Population Density - Bongaigaon district

The total area of Bongaigaon district is 1,093 km2. Thus the density of Bongaigaon district is 676 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 32 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,061 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Bongaigaon district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Bongaigaon, 14.86% people lived in urban regions while 85.14% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 109,810 out of which 56,032 were males while remaining 53,778 were females. In rural areas of Bongaigaon, male population was 319,786 while female population was 309,208.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Bongaigaon was 960 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Bongaigaon was 933 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Bongaigaon were 11,141 which is 10.15% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Bongaigaon was 967 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Bongaigaon was 973 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Bongaigaon for urban regions was 87.37 percent in which males were 91.42% literate while female literacy stood at 83.17%. The total literate population of Bongaigaon was 434,078. Similarly in rural areas of Bongaigaon, the average literacy rate was 66.42 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 71.74% and 60.91% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Bongaigaon were 347,869.

Rural Urban
Population % 85.14% 14.86%
Total population 628,994 109,810
Male population 319,786 56,032
Female population 309,208 53,778
Sex ratio 967 960
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 973 933
Child population 105,251 11,141
Literates 347,869 86,209
Average literacy 66.42% 87.37%
Male literacy 71.74% 91.42%
Female literacy 60.91% 83.17%

Child Population - Bongaigaon district

According to Census 2011, there were 116,392 children between age 0 to 6 years in Bongaigaon district. Out of which 59,099 were male while 57,293 were female.


Working Population - Bongaigaon district

In Bongaigaon district out of total population, 255,806 were engaged in work activities. 74.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 25.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 255,806 workers engaged in Main Work, 66,767 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 24,914 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 191,671 167,483 24,188
Cultivators 66,767 62,471 4,296
Agriculture Labourer 24,914 19,359 5,555
Household Industries 4,756 3,453 1,303
Other Workers 95,234 82,200 13,034
Marginal Workers 64,135 30,059 34,076
Non Working 482,998 178,276 304,722

Bongaigaon district Map


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