Hugli District Population, Caste, Religion Data (West Bengal) - Census 2011

Hugli district of West Bengal has total population of 5,519,145 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 2,814,653 are males while 2,704,492 are females. In 2011 there were total 1,287,423 families residing in Hugli district. The Average Sex Ratio of Hugli district is 961.

Hugli district, West Bengal

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 38.6% people lives in Urban areas while 61.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86.9% while that in the rural areas is 78.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Hugli district is 950 while that of Rural areas is 968.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Hugli district is 533210 which is 10% of the total population. There are 273116 male children and 260094 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Hugli is 952 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (961) of Hugli district.

The total literacy rate of Hugli district is 81.8%. The male literacy rate is 78.58% and the female literacy rate is 69.02% in Hugli district.

Population
5,519,145
Literacy
81.8%
Sex Ratio
961

To facilitate the administration, Hugli district is further divided into 19 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Hugli Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 533,210 273,116 260,094
Literacy 81.8% 78.58% 69.02%
Scheduled Caste 1,344,021 680,992 663,029
Scheduled Tribe 229,243 113,249 115,994
Illiterate 1,440,757 602,876 837,881

Caste-wise Population - Hugli district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 24.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4.2% of total population in Hugli district of West Bengal.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 1,344,021 680,992 663,029
Schedule Tribe 229,243 113,249 115,994

Religion-wise Population - Hugli district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 4,574,569 (82.89%) 2,334,344 2,240,225
Muslim 870,204 (15.77%) 443,032 427,172
Christian 7,300 (0.13%) 3,594 3,706
Sikh 2,662 (0.05%) 1,394 1,268
Buddhist 1,730 (0.03%) 848 882
Jain 2,160 (0.04%) 1,136 1,024
Other Religion 49,050 (0.89%) 24,221 24,829
No Religion Specified 11,470 (0.21%) 6,084 5,386

Literacy Rate - Hugli district

The total literacy rate of Hugli district was 81.8% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 76.26% of West Bengal. Population-wise, out of total 4,078,388 literates, males were 2,211,777 while females were 1,866,611. Also the male literacy rate was 87.03% and the female literacy rate was 76.36% in Hugli district.

  Hugli district West Bengal
Female 76.36% 70.54%
Male 87.03% 81.69%
Total 81.8% 76.26%

Sex Ratio - Hugli district

The Sex Ratio of Hugli district is 961 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 961 females in Hugli district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 952 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 961 ) of Hugli district.


Population Density - Hugli district

The total area of Hugli district is 3,149 km2. Thus the density of Hugli district is 1,753 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 328 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,821 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Hugli district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Hugli, 38.57% people lived in urban regions while 61.43% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 2,128,499 out of which 1,091,708 were males while remaining 1,036,791 were females. In rural areas of Hugli, male population was 1,722,945 while female population was 1,667,701.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Hugli was 950 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Hugli was 948 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Hugli were 185,294 which is 8.71% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Hugli was 968 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Hugli was 954 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Hugli for urban regions was 86.91 percent in which males were 90.51% literate while female literacy stood at 83.12%. The total literate population of Hugli was 4,078,388. Similarly in rural areas of Hugli, the average literacy rate was 78.53 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 84.78% and 72.09% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Hugli were 2,389,544.

Rural Urban
Population % 61.43% 38.57%
Total population 3,390,646 2,128,499
Male population 1,722,945 1,091,708
Female population 1,667,701 1,036,791
Sex ratio 968 950
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 954 948
Child population 347,916 185,294
Literates 2,389,544 1,688,844
Average literacy 78.53% 86.91%
Male literacy 84.78% 90.51%
Female literacy 72.09% 83.12%

Child Population - Hugli district

According to Census 2011, there were 533,210 children between age 0 to 6 years in Hugli district. Out of which 273,116 were male while 260,094 were female.


Working Population - Hugli district

In Hugli district out of total population, 2,152,870 were engaged in work activities. 79.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 20.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,152,870 workers engaged in Main Work, 231,407 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 370,014 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,714,645 1,463,433 251,212
Cultivators 231,407 221,390 10,017
Agriculture Labourer 370,014 287,249 82,765
Household Industries 75,215 55,325 19,890
Other Workers 1,038,009 899,469 138,540
Marginal Workers 438,225 250,175 188,050
Non Working 3,366,275 1,101,045 2,265,230

Hugli district Map


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