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

Kamrup district of Assam has total population of 1,517,542 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 778,461 are males while 739,081 are females. In 2011 there were total 311,114 families residing in Kamrup district. The Average Sex Ratio of Kamrup district is 949.

Kamrup district, Assam

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 9.4% people lives in Urban areas while 90.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 87.9% while that in the rural areas is 74.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kamrup district is 969 while that of Rural areas is 947.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kamrup district is 200061 which is 13% of the total population. There are 101716 male children and 98345 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kamrup is 967 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (949) of Kamrup district.

The total literacy rate of Kamrup district is 75.55%. The male literacy rate is 70.68% and the female literacy rate is 60.22% in Kamrup district.

Population
1,517,542
Literacy
75.55%
Sex Ratio
949

To facilitate the administration, Kamrup district is further divided into 12 Circles (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Circles consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Kamrup Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 200,061 101,716 98,345
Literacy 75.55% 70.68% 60.22%
Scheduled Caste 107,827 55,237 52,590
Scheduled Tribe 182,038 92,094 89,944
Illiterate 522,223 228,242 293,981

Caste-wise Population - Kamrup district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 7.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 12% of total population in Kamrup district of Assam.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 107,827 55,237 52,590
Schedule Tribe 182,038 92,094 89,944

Religion-wise Population - Kamrup district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 877,495 (57.82%) 449,700 427,795
Muslim 601,784 (39.66%) 309,341 292,443
Christian 33,297 (2.19%) 16,980 16,317
Sikh 319 (0.02%) 213 106
Buddhist 185 (0.01%) 97 88
Jain 1,330 (0.09%) 701 629
Other Religion 55 (0%) 28 27
No Religion Specified 3,077 (0.2%) 1,401 1,676

Literacy Rate - Kamrup district

The total literacy rate of Kamrup district was 75.55% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 72.19% of Assam. Population-wise, out of total 995,319 literates, males were 550,219 while females were 445,100. Also the male literacy rate was 81.3% and the female literacy rate was 69.47% in Kamrup district.

  Kamrup district Assam
Female 69.47% 66.27%
Male 81.3% 77.85%
Total 75.55% 72.19%

Sex Ratio - Kamrup district

The Sex Ratio of Kamrup district is 949 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 949 females in Kamrup district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 967 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 949 ) of Kamrup district.


Population Density - Kamrup district

The total area of Kamrup district is 3,105 km2. Thus the density of Kamrup district is 489 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 74 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,031 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Kamrup district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Kamrup, 9.38% people lived in urban regions while 90.62% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 142,394 out of which 72,321 were males while remaining 70,073 were females. In rural areas of Kamrup, male population was 706,140 while female population was 669,008.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Kamrup was 969 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Kamrup was 944 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Kamrup were 13,217 which is 9.28% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Kamrup was 947 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Kamrup was 968 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Kamrup for urban regions was 87.89 percent in which males were 92.5% literate while female literacy stood at 83.14%. The total literate population of Kamrup was 995,319. Similarly in rural areas of Kamrup, the average literacy rate was 74.21 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 80.1% and 67.96% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Kamrup were 881,782.

Rural Urban
Population % 90.62% 9.38%
Total population 1,375,148 142,394
Male population 706,140 72,321
Female population 669,008 70,073
Sex ratio 947 969
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 968 944
Child population 186,844 13,217
Literates 881,782 113,537
Average literacy 74.21% 87.89%
Male literacy 80.1% 92.5%
Female literacy 67.96% 83.14%

Child Population - Kamrup district

According to Census 2011, there were 200,061 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kamrup district. Out of which 101,716 were male while 98,345 were female.


Working Population - Kamrup district

In Kamrup district out of total population, 628,954 were engaged in work activities. 67% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 33% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 628,954 workers engaged in Main Work, 149,738 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 42,121 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 421,244 346,863 74,381
Cultivators 149,738 134,767 14,971
Agriculture Labourer 42,121 31,540 10,581
Household Industries 29,452 14,420 15,032
Other Workers 199,933 166,136 33,797
Marginal Workers 207,710 81,629 126,081
Non Working 888,588 349,969 538,619

Kamrup district Map


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