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

Darrang district of Assam has total population of 928,500 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 475,273 are males while 453,227 are females. In 2011 there were total 187,783 families residing in Darrang district. The Average Sex Ratio of Darrang district is 954.

Darrang district, Assam

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 6% people lives in Urban areas while 94% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85.9% while that in the rural areas is 61.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Darrang district is 926 while that of Rural areas is 955.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Darrang district is 156408 which is 17% of the total population. There are 79437 male children and 76971 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Darrang is 969 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (954) of Darrang district.

The total literacy rate of Darrang district is 63.08%. The male literacy rate is 56.53% and the female literacy rate is 48.18% in Darrang district.

Population
928,500
Literacy
63.08%
Sex Ratio
954

To facilitate the administration, Darrang 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.

Darrang Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 156,408 79,437 76,971
Literacy 63.08% 56.53% 48.18%
Scheduled Caste 40,260 20,566 19,694
Scheduled Tribe 8,419 4,300 4,119
Illiterate 441,461 206,607 234,854

Caste-wise Population - Darrang district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.9% of total population in Darrang district of Assam.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 40,260 20,566 19,694
Schedule Tribe 8,419 4,300 4,119

Religion-wise Population - Darrang district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 327,322 (35.25%) 167,785 159,537
Muslim 597,392 (64.34%) 305,285 292,107
Christian 1,688 (0.18%) 934 754
Sikh 431 (0.05%) 371 60
Buddhist 57 (0.01%) 28 29
Jain 724 (0.08%) 397 327
Other Religion 19 (0%) 7 12
No Religion Specified 867 (0.09%) 466 401

Literacy Rate - Darrang district

The total literacy rate of Darrang district was 63.08% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 72.19% of Assam. Population-wise, out of total 487,039 literates, males were 268,666 while females were 218,373. Also the male literacy rate was 67.87% and the female literacy rate was 58.04% in Darrang district.

  Darrang district Assam
Female 58.04% 66.27%
Male 67.87% 77.85%
Total 63.08% 72.19%

Sex Ratio - Darrang district

The Sex Ratio of Darrang district is 954 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 954 females in Darrang district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 969 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 954 ) of Darrang district.


Population Density - Darrang district

The total area of Darrang district is 1,585 km2. Thus the density of Darrang district is 586 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 12 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,573 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Darrang district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Darrang, 5.98% people lived in urban regions while 94.02% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 55,494 out of which 28,813 were males while remaining 26,681 were females. In rural areas of Darrang, male population was 446,460 while female population was 426,546.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Darrang was 926 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Darrang was 932 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Darrang were 5,492 which is 9.9% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Darrang was 955 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Darrang was 970 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Darrang for urban regions was 85.92 percent in which males were 89.93% literate while female literacy stood at 81.6%. The total literate population of Darrang was 487,039. Similarly in rural areas of Darrang, the average literacy rate was 61.5 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 66.32% and 56.43% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Darrang were 444,075.

Rural Urban
Population % 94.02% 5.98%
Total population 873,006 55,494
Male population 446,460 28,813
Female population 426,546 26,681
Sex ratio 955 926
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 970 932
Child population 150,916 5,492
Literates 444,075 42,964
Average literacy 61.5% 85.92%
Male literacy 66.32% 89.93%
Female literacy 56.43% 81.6%

Child Population - Darrang district

According to Census 2011, there were 156,408 children between age 0 to 6 years in Darrang district. Out of which 79,437 were male while 76,971 were female.


Working Population - Darrang district

In Darrang district out of total population, 324,843 were engaged in work activities. 74.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 25.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 324,843 workers engaged in Main Work, 107,473 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 46,418 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 241,456 209,831 31,625
Cultivators 107,473 98,837 8,636
Agriculture Labourer 46,418 39,262 7,156
Household Industries 4,606 2,850 1,756
Other Workers 82,959 68,882 14,077
Marginal Workers 83,387 37,033 46,354
Non Working 603,657 228,409 375,248

Darrang district Map


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