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

Golaghat district of Assam has total population of 1,066,888 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 543,161 are males while 523,727 are females. In 2011 there were total 227,197 families residing in Golaghat district. The Average Sex Ratio of Golaghat district is 964.

Golaghat district, Assam

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 9.2% people lives in Urban areas while 90.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 91.7% while that in the rural areas is 75.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Golaghat district is 953 while that of Rural areas is 965.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Golaghat district is 134793 which is 13% of the total population. There are 68662 male children and 66131 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Golaghat is 963 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (964) of Golaghat district.

The total literacy rate of Golaghat district is 77.43%. The male literacy rate is 72.99% and the female literacy rate is 62.11% in Golaghat district.

Population
1,066,888
Literacy
77.43%
Sex Ratio
964

To facilitate the administration, Golaghat 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.

Golaghat Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 134,793 68,662 66,131
Literacy 77.43% 72.99% 62.11%
Scheduled Caste 62,298 31,807 30,491
Scheduled Tribe 111,765 56,420 55,345
Illiterate 345,124 146,686 198,438

Caste-wise Population - Golaghat district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 5.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 10.5% of total population in Golaghat district of Assam.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 62,298 31,807 30,491
Schedule Tribe 111,765 56,420 55,345

Religion-wise Population - Golaghat district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 917,426 (85.99%) 467,432 449,994
Muslim 90,312 (8.46%) 46,014 44,298
Christian 50,582 (4.74%) 25,438 25,144
Sikh 1,131 (0.11%) 596 535
Buddhist 3,863 (0.36%) 1,960 1,903
Jain 530 (0.05%) 264 266
Other Religion 1,347 (0.13%) 664 683
No Religion Specified 1,697 (0.16%) 793 904

Literacy Rate - Golaghat district

The total literacy rate of Golaghat district was 77.43% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 72.19% of Assam. Population-wise, out of total 721,764 literates, males were 396,475 while females were 325,289. Also the male literacy rate was 83.56% and the female literacy rate was 71.09% in Golaghat district.

  Golaghat district Assam
Female 71.09% 66.27%
Male 83.56% 77.85%
Total 77.43% 72.19%

Sex Ratio - Golaghat district

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


Population Density - Golaghat district

The total area of Golaghat district is 3,502 km2. Thus the density of Golaghat district is 305 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 36 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,466 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Golaghat district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Golaghat, 9.16% people lived in urban regions while 90.84% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 97,736 out of which 50,036 were males while remaining 47,700 were females. In rural areas of Golaghat, male population was 493,125 while female population was 476,027.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Golaghat was 953 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Golaghat was 930 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Golaghat were 9,673 which is 9.9% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Golaghat was 965 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Golaghat was 966 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Golaghat for urban regions was 91.74 percent in which males were 94.25% literate while female literacy stood at 89.11%. The total literate population of Golaghat was 721,764. Similarly in rural areas of Golaghat, the average literacy rate was 75.94 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 82.44% and 69.22% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Golaghat were 640,978.

Rural Urban
Population % 90.84% 9.16%
Total population 969,152 97,736
Male population 493,125 50,036
Female population 476,027 47,700
Sex ratio 965 953
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 966 930
Child population 125,120 9,673
Literates 640,978 80,786
Average literacy 75.94% 91.74%
Male literacy 82.44% 94.25%
Female literacy 69.22% 89.11%

Child Population - Golaghat district

According to Census 2011, there were 134,793 children between age 0 to 6 years in Golaghat district. Out of which 68,662 were male while 66,131 were female.


Working Population - Golaghat district

In Golaghat district out of total population, 479,928 were engaged in work activities. 69% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 31% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 479,928 workers engaged in Main Work, 133,659 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 25,086 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 331,210 247,086 84,124
Cultivators 133,659 107,677 25,982
Agriculture Labourer 25,086 15,757 9,329
Household Industries 7,778 4,671 3,107
Other Workers 164,687 118,981 45,706
Marginal Workers 148,718 62,018 86,700
Non Working 586,960 234,057 352,903

Golaghat district Map


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