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

Chirang district of Assam has total population of 482,162 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 244,860 are males while 237,302 are females. In 2011 there were total 97,395 families residing in Chirang district. The Average Sex Ratio of Chirang district is 969.

Chirang district, Assam

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 7.3% people lives in Urban areas while 92.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 81.3% while that in the rural areas is 62.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Chirang district is 967 while that of Rural areas is 969.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Chirang district is 73215 which is 15% of the total population. There are 37201 male children and 36014 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Chirang is 968 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (969) of Chirang district.

The total literacy rate of Chirang district is 63.55%. The male literacy rate is 59.57% and the female literacy rate is 48.05% in Chirang district.

Population
482,162
Literacy
63.55%
Sex Ratio
969

To facilitate the administration, Chirang district is further divided into 6 Circles (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Circles consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Chirang Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 73,215 37,201 36,014
Literacy 63.55% 59.57% 48.05%
Scheduled Caste 35,135 18,105 17,030
Scheduled Tribe 178,688 89,273 89,415
Illiterate 222,260 98,991 123,269

Caste-wise Population - Chirang district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 7.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 37.1% of total population in Chirang district of Assam.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 35,135 18,105 17,030
Schedule Tribe 178,688 89,273 89,415

Religion-wise Population - Chirang district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 320,647 (66.5%) 162,925 157,722
Muslim 109,248 (22.66%) 55,622 53,626
Christian 49,747 (10.32%) 25,105 24,642
Sikh 87 (0.02%) 48 39
Buddhist 406 (0.08%) 205 201
Jain 125 (0.03%) 62 63
Other Religion 482 (0.1%) 226 256
No Religion Specified 1,420 (0.29%) 667 753

Literacy Rate - Chirang district

The total literacy rate of Chirang district was 63.55% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 72.19% of Assam. Population-wise, out of total 259,902 literates, males were 145,869 while females were 114,033. Also the male literacy rate was 70.24% and the female literacy rate was 56.65% in Chirang district.

  Chirang district Assam
Female 56.65% 66.27%
Male 70.24% 77.85%
Total 63.55% 72.19%

Sex Ratio - Chirang district

The Sex Ratio of Chirang district is 969 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 969 females in Chirang district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 968 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 969 ) of Chirang district.


Population Density - Chirang district

The total area of Chirang district is 1,923 km2. Thus the density of Chirang district is 251 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 12 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,911 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Chirang district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Chirang, 7.33% people lived in urban regions while 92.67% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 35,337 out of which 17,965 were males while remaining 17,372 were females. In rural areas of Chirang, male population was 226,895 while female population was 219,930.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Chirang was 967 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Chirang was 961 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Chirang were 4,039 which is 11.43% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Chirang was 969 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Chirang was 969 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Chirang for urban regions was 81.28 percent in which males were 86.56% literate while female literacy stood at 75.83%. The total literate population of Chirang was 259,902. Similarly in rural areas of Chirang, the average literacy rate was 62.08 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 68.89% and 55.06% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Chirang were 234,463.

Rural Urban
Population % 92.67% 7.33%
Total population 446,825 35,337
Male population 226,895 17,965
Female population 219,930 17,372
Sex ratio 969 967
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 969 961
Child population 69,176 4,039
Literates 234,463 25,439
Average literacy 62.08% 81.28%
Male literacy 68.89% 86.56%
Female literacy 55.06% 75.83%

Child Population - Chirang district

According to Census 2011, there were 73,215 children between age 0 to 6 years in Chirang district. Out of which 37,201 were male while 36,014 were female.


Working Population - Chirang district

In Chirang district out of total population, 193,894 were engaged in work activities. 71.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 28.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 193,894 workers engaged in Main Work, 66,774 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 15,896 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 139,027 106,201 32,826
Cultivators 66,774 52,686 14,088
Agriculture Labourer 15,896 10,355 5,541
Household Industries 4,241 2,081 2,160
Other Workers 52,116 41,079 11,037
Marginal Workers 54,867 22,561 32,306
Non Working 288,268 116,098 172,170

Chirang district Map


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