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

Dima Hasao district of Assam has total population of 214,102 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 110,802 are males while 103,300 are females. In 2011 there were total 42,252 families residing in Dima Hasao district. The Average Sex Ratio of Dima Hasao district is 932.

Dima Hasao district, Assam

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 29.2% people lives in Urban areas while 70.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 92.2% while that in the rural areas is 71.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Dima Hasao district is 894 while that of Rural areas is 948.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dima Hasao district is 32414 which is 15% of the total population. There are 16480 male children and 15934 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dima Hasao is 967 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (932) of Dima Hasao district.

The total literacy rate of Dima Hasao district is 77.54%. The male literacy rate is 70.9% and the female literacy rate is 60.32% in Dima Hasao district.

Population
214,102
Literacy
77.54%
Sex Ratio
932

To facilitate the administration, Dima Hasao district is further divided into 4 Circles (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Circles consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Dima Hasao Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 32,414 16,480 15,934
Literacy 77.54% 70.9% 60.32%
Scheduled Caste 4,337 2,340 1,997
Scheduled Tribe 151,843 76,520 75,323
Illiterate 73,229 32,243 40,986

Caste-wise Population - Dima Hasao district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 70.9% of total population in Dima Hasao district of Assam.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 4,337 2,340 1,997
Schedule Tribe 151,843 76,520 75,323

Religion-wise Population - Dima Hasao district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 143,593 (67.07%) 74,803 68,790
Muslim 4,358 (2.04%) 2,415 1,943
Christian 63,310 (29.57%) 32,067 31,243
Sikh 207 (0.1%) 151 56
Buddhist 680 (0.32%) 371 309
Jain 70 (0.03%) 37 33
Other Religion 1,170 (0.55%) 600 570
No Religion Specified 714 (0.33%) 358 356

Literacy Rate - Dima Hasao district

The total literacy rate of Dima Hasao district was 77.54% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 72.19% of Assam. Population-wise, out of total 140,873 literates, males were 78,559 while females were 62,314. Also the male literacy rate was 83.29% and the female literacy rate was 71.33% in Dima Hasao district.

  Dima Hasao district Assam
Female 71.33% 66.27%
Male 83.29% 77.85%
Total 77.54% 72.19%

Sex Ratio - Dima Hasao district

The Sex Ratio of Dima Hasao district is 932 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 932 females in Dima Hasao district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 967 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 932 ) of Dima Hasao district.


Population Density - Dima Hasao district

The total area of Dima Hasao district is 4,888 km2. Thus the density of Dima Hasao district is 44 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 22 sq. km. area is under urban region while 4,866 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Dima Hasao district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Dima Hasao, 29.19% people lived in urban regions while 70.81% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 62,489 out of which 32,985 were males while remaining 29,504 were females. In rural areas of Dima Hasao, male population was 77,817 while female population was 73,796.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Dima Hasao was 894 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Dima Hasao was 969 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Dima Hasao were 7,347 which is 11.76% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Dima Hasao was 948 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Dima Hasao was 966 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Dima Hasao for urban regions was 92.24 percent in which males were 95.37% literate while female literacy stood at 88.7%. The total literate population of Dima Hasao was 140,873. Similarly in rural areas of Dima Hasao, the average literacy rate was 71.13 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 77.85% and 64.01% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Dima Hasao were 90,009.

Rural Urban
Population % 70.81% 29.19%
Total population 151,613 62,489
Male population 77,817 32,985
Female population 73,796 29,504
Sex ratio 948 894
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 966 969
Child population 25,067 7,347
Literates 90,009 50,864
Average literacy 71.13% 92.24%
Male literacy 77.85% 95.37%
Female literacy 64.01% 88.7%

Child Population - Dima Hasao district

According to Census 2011, there were 32,414 children between age 0 to 6 years in Dima Hasao district. Out of which 16,480 were male while 15,934 were female.


Working Population - Dima Hasao district

In Dima Hasao district out of total population, 85,028 were engaged in work activities. 80.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 19.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 85,028 workers engaged in Main Work, 35,375 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,833 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 68,297 49,811 18,486
Cultivators 35,375 23,693 11,682
Agriculture Labourer 1,833 1,367 466
Household Industries 750 517 233
Other Workers 30,339 24,234 6,105
Marginal Workers 16,731 6,512 10,219
Non Working 129,074 54,479 74,595

Dima Hasao district Map


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