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

Goalpara district of Assam has total population of 1,008,183 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 513,292 are males while 494,891 are females. In 2011 there were total 198,454 families residing in Goalpara district. The Average Sex Ratio of Goalpara district is 964.

Goalpara district, Assam

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 13.7% people lives in Urban areas while 86.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 76.1% while that in the rural areas is 65.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Goalpara district is 971 while that of Rural areas is 963.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Goalpara district is 171657 which is 17% of the total population. There are 87457 male children and 84200 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Goalpara is 963 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (964) of Goalpara district.

The total literacy rate of Goalpara district is 67.37%. The male literacy rate is 59.28% and the female literacy rate is 52.39% in Goalpara district.

Population
1,008,183
Literacy
67.37%
Sex Ratio
964

To facilitate the administration, Goalpara 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.

Goalpara Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 171,657 87,457 84,200
Literacy 67.37% 59.28% 52.39%
Scheduled Caste 45,094 22,999 22,095
Scheduled Tribe 231,570 116,013 115,557
Illiterate 444,606 208,990 235,616

Caste-wise Population - Goalpara district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 23% of total population in Goalpara district of Assam.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 45,094 22,999 22,095
Schedule Tribe 231,570 116,013 115,557

Religion-wise Population - Goalpara district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 347,878 (34.51%) 175,763 172,115
Muslim 579,929 (57.52%) 296,659 283,270
Christian 77,862 (7.72%) 39,239 38,623
Sikh 771 (0.08%) 732 39
Buddhist 194 (0.02%) 102 92
Jain 477 (0.05%) 247 230
Other Religion 103 (0.01%) 50 53
No Religion Specified 969 (0.1%) 500 469

Literacy Rate - Goalpara district

The total literacy rate of Goalpara district was 67.37% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 72.19% of Assam. Population-wise, out of total 563,577 literates, males were 304,302 while females were 259,275. Also the male literacy rate was 71.46% and the female literacy rate was 63.13% in Goalpara district.

  Goalpara district Assam
Female 63.13% 66.27%
Male 71.46% 77.85%
Total 67.37% 72.19%

Sex Ratio - Goalpara district

The Sex Ratio of Goalpara district is 964 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 964 females in Goalpara district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 963 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 964 ) of Goalpara district.


Population Density - Goalpara district

The total area of Goalpara district is 1,824 km2. Thus the density of Goalpara district is 553 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 64 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,760 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Goalpara district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Goalpara, 13.69% people lived in urban regions while 86.31% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 138,062 out of which 70,048 were males while remaining 68,014 were females. In rural areas of Goalpara, male population was 443,244 while female population was 426,877.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Goalpara was 971 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Goalpara was 960 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Goalpara were 19,516 which is 14.14% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Goalpara was 963 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Goalpara was 963 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Goalpara for urban regions was 76.08 percent in which males were 80.24% literate while female literacy stood at 71.8%. The total literate population of Goalpara was 563,577. Similarly in rural areas of Goalpara, the average literacy rate was 65.93 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 70.02% and 61.69% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Goalpara were 473,388.

Rural Urban
Population % 86.31% 13.69%
Total population 870,121 138,062
Male population 443,244 70,048
Female population 426,877 68,014
Sex ratio 963 971
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 963 960
Child population 152,141 19,516
Literates 473,388 90,189
Average literacy 65.93% 76.08%
Male literacy 70.02% 80.24%
Female literacy 61.69% 71.8%

Child Population - Goalpara district

According to Census 2011, there were 171,657 children between age 0 to 6 years in Goalpara district. Out of which 87,457 were male while 84,200 were female.


Working Population - Goalpara district

In Goalpara district out of total population, 362,573 were engaged in work activities. 73.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 26.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 362,573 workers engaged in Main Work, 108,908 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 37,509 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 266,376 222,680 43,696
Cultivators 108,908 94,864 14,044
Agriculture Labourer 37,509 28,145 9,364
Household Industries 7,710 4,977 2,733
Other Workers 112,249 94,694 17,555
Marginal Workers 96,197 44,438 51,759
Non Working 645,610 246,174 399,436

Goalpara district Map


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