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

Cachar district of Assam has total population of 1,736,617 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 886,284 are males while 850,333 are females. In 2011 there were total 379,955 families residing in Cachar district. The Average Sex Ratio of Cachar district is 959.

Cachar district, Assam

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 18.2% people lives in Urban areas while 81.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 89% while that in the rural areas is 77.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Cachar district is 982 while that of Rural areas is 955.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Cachar district is 256774 which is 15% of the total population. There are 131417 male children and 125357 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Cachar is 954 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (959) of Cachar district.

The total literacy rate of Cachar district is 79.34%. The male literacy rate is 72.21% and the female literacy rate is 62.82% in Cachar district.

Population
1,736,617
Literacy
79.34%
Sex Ratio
959

To facilitate the administration, Cachar 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.

Cachar Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 256,774 131,417 125,357
Literacy 79.34% 72.21% 62.82%
Scheduled Caste 264,897 136,051 128,846
Scheduled Tribe 17,569 8,736 8,833
Illiterate 562,489 246,338 316,151

Caste-wise Population - Cachar district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1% of total population in Cachar district of Assam.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 264,897 136,051 128,846
Schedule Tribe 17,569 8,736 8,833

Religion-wise Population - Cachar district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,038,985 (59.83%) 531,058 507,927
Muslim 654,816 (37.71%) 333,283 321,533
Christian 37,635 (2.17%) 19,227 18,408
Sikh 280 (0.02%) 181 99
Buddhist 341 (0.02%) 185 156
Jain 1,673 (0.1%) 872 801
Other Religion 98 (0.01%) 52 46
No Religion Specified 2,789 (0.16%) 1,426 1,363

Literacy Rate - Cachar district

The total literacy rate of Cachar district was 79.34% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 72.19% of Assam. Population-wise, out of total 1,174,128 literates, males were 639,946 while females were 534,182. Also the male literacy rate was 84.78% and the female literacy rate was 73.68% in Cachar district.

  Cachar district Assam
Female 73.68% 66.27%
Male 84.78% 77.85%
Total 79.34% 72.19%

Sex Ratio - Cachar district

The Sex Ratio of Cachar district is 959 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 959 females in Cachar district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 954 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 959 ) of Cachar district.


Population Density - Cachar district

The total area of Cachar district is 3,786 km2. Thus the density of Cachar district is 459 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 65 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,721 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Cachar district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Cachar, 18.17% people lived in urban regions while 81.83% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 315,464 out of which 159,201 were males while remaining 156,263 were females. In rural areas of Cachar, male population was 727,083 while female population was 694,070.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Cachar was 982 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Cachar was 952 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Cachar were 34,101 which is 10.81% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Cachar was 955 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Cachar was 954 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Cachar for urban regions was 88.99 percent in which males were 91.95% literate while female literacy stood at 85.99%. The total literate population of Cachar was 1,174,128. Similarly in rural areas of Cachar, the average literacy rate was 77.08 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 83.12% and 70.75% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Cachar were 923,736.

Rural Urban
Population % 81.83% 18.17%
Total population 1,421,153 315,464
Male population 727,083 159,201
Female population 694,070 156,263
Sex ratio 955 982
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 954 952
Child population 222,673 34,101
Literates 923,736 250,392
Average literacy 77.08% 88.99%
Male literacy 83.12% 91.95%
Female literacy 70.75% 85.99%

Child Population - Cachar district

According to Census 2011, there were 256,774 children between age 0 to 6 years in Cachar district. Out of which 131,417 were male while 125,357 were female.


Working Population - Cachar district

In Cachar district out of total population, 608,062 were engaged in work activities. 77.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 22.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 608,062 workers engaged in Main Work, 104,295 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 37,204 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 471,259 395,681 75,578
Cultivators 104,295 95,599 8,696
Agriculture Labourer 37,204 31,159 6,045
Household Industries 11,226 6,707 4,519
Other Workers 318,534 262,216 56,318
Marginal Workers 136,803 74,071 62,732
Non Working 1,128,555 416,532 712,023

Cachar district Map


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