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

Dhemaji district of Assam has total population of 686,133 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 351,249 are males while 334,884 are females. In 2011 there were total 129,869 families residing in Dhemaji district. The Average Sex Ratio of Dhemaji district is 953.

Dhemaji district, Assam

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 7% people lives in Urban areas while 93% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84% while that in the rural areas is 71.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Dhemaji district is 934 while that of Rural areas is 955.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dhemaji district is 104247 which is 15% of the total population. There are 53457 male children and 50790 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dhemaji is 950 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (953) of Dhemaji district.

The total literacy rate of Dhemaji district is 72.7%. The male literacy rate is 67.69% and the female literacy rate is 55.32% in Dhemaji district.

Population
686,133
Literacy
72.7%
Sex Ratio
953

To facilitate the administration, Dhemaji 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.

Dhemaji Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 104,247 53,457 50,790
Literacy 72.7% 67.69% 55.32%
Scheduled Caste 44,225 23,006 21,219
Scheduled Tribe 325,560 165,449 160,111
Illiterate 263,105 113,488 149,617

Caste-wise Population - Dhemaji district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 47.4% of total population in Dhemaji district of Assam.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 44,225 23,006 21,219
Schedule Tribe 325,560 165,449 160,111

Religion-wise Population - Dhemaji district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 655,052 (95.47%) 335,290 319,762
Muslim 13,475 (1.96%) 7,013 6,462
Christian 8,711 (1.27%) 4,415 4,296
Sikh 297 (0.04%) 191 106
Buddhist 911 (0.13%) 489 422
Jain 167 (0.02%) 81 86
Other Religion 6,315 (0.92%) 3,178 3,137
No Religion Specified 1,205 (0.18%) 592 613

Literacy Rate - Dhemaji district

The total literacy rate of Dhemaji district was 72.7% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 72.19% of Assam. Population-wise, out of total 423,028 literates, males were 237,761 while females were 185,267. Also the male literacy rate was 79.84% and the female literacy rate was 65.21% in Dhemaji district.

  Dhemaji district Assam
Female 65.21% 66.27%
Male 79.84% 77.85%
Total 72.7% 72.19%

Sex Ratio - Dhemaji district

The Sex Ratio of Dhemaji district is 953 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 953 females in Dhemaji district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 950 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 953 ) of Dhemaji district.


Population Density - Dhemaji district

The total area of Dhemaji district is 3,237 km2. Thus the density of Dhemaji district is 212 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 16 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,221 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Dhemaji district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Dhemaji, 7.04% people lived in urban regions while 92.96% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 48,285 out of which 24,971 were males while remaining 23,314 were females. In rural areas of Dhemaji, male population was 326,278 while female population was 311,570.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Dhemaji was 934 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Dhemaji was 930 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Dhemaji were 5,895 which is 12.21% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Dhemaji was 955 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Dhemaji was 951 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Dhemaji for urban regions was 84.02 percent in which males were 88.42% literate while female literacy stood at 79.31%. The total literate population of Dhemaji was 423,028. Similarly in rural areas of Dhemaji, the average literacy rate was 71.81 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 79.16% and 64.12% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Dhemaji were 387,412.

Rural Urban
Population % 92.96% 7.04%
Total population 637,848 48,285
Male population 326,278 24,971
Female population 311,570 23,314
Sex ratio 955 934
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 951 930
Child population 98,352 5,895
Literates 387,412 35,616
Average literacy 71.81% 84.02%
Male literacy 79.16% 88.42%
Female literacy 64.12% 79.31%

Child Population - Dhemaji district

According to Census 2011, there were 104,247 children between age 0 to 6 years in Dhemaji district. Out of which 53,457 were male while 50,790 were female.


Working Population - Dhemaji district

In Dhemaji district out of total population, 316,800 were engaged in work activities. 63.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 36.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 316,800 workers engaged in Main Work, 145,889 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 4,791 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 201,364 145,683 55,681
Cultivators 145,889 102,532 43,357
Agriculture Labourer 4,791 2,983 1,808
Household Industries 3,109 1,932 1,177
Other Workers 47,575 38,236 9,339
Marginal Workers 115,436 40,894 74,542
Non Working 369,333 164,672 204,661

Dhemaji district Map


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