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

Karimganj district of Assam has total population of 1,228,686 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 625,864 are males while 602,822 are females. In 2011 there were total 247,714 families residing in Karimganj district. The Average Sex Ratio of Karimganj district is 963.

Karimganj district, Assam

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 8.9% people lives in Urban areas while 91.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 92.8% while that in the rural areas is 76.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Karimganj district is 982 while that of Rural areas is 961.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Karimganj district is 211960 which is 17% of the total population. There are 107638 male children and 104322 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Karimganj is 969 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (963) of Karimganj district.

The total literacy rate of Karimganj district is 78.22%. The male literacy rate is 69.65% and the female literacy rate is 59.61% in Karimganj district.

Population
1,228,686
Literacy
78.22%
Sex Ratio
963

To facilitate the administration, Karimganj 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.

Karimganj Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 211,960 107,638 104,322
Literacy 78.22% 69.65% 59.61%
Scheduled Caste 157,890 81,384 76,506
Scheduled Tribe 1,940 994 946
Illiterate 433,389 189,922 243,467

Caste-wise Population - Karimganj district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Karimganj district of Assam.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 157,890 81,384 76,506
Schedule Tribe 1,940 994 946

Religion-wise Population - Karimganj district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 521,962 (42.48%) 267,374 254,588
Muslim 692,489 (56.36%) 351,261 341,228
Christian 11,990 (0.98%) 6,058 5,932
Sikh 114 (0.01%) 73 41
Buddhist 446 (0.04%) 224 222
Jain 524 (0.04%) 266 258
Other Religion 110 (0.01%) 52 58
No Religion Specified 1,051 (0.09%) 556 495

Literacy Rate - Karimganj district

The total literacy rate of Karimganj district was 78.22% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 72.19% of Assam. Population-wise, out of total 795,297 literates, males were 435,942 while females were 359,355. Also the male literacy rate was 84.12% and the female literacy rate was 72.09% in Karimganj district.

  Karimganj district Assam
Female 72.09% 66.27%
Male 84.12% 77.85%
Total 78.22% 72.19%

Sex Ratio - Karimganj district

The Sex Ratio of Karimganj district is 963 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 963 females in Karimganj district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 969 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 963 ) of Karimganj district.


Population Density - Karimganj district

The total area of Karimganj district is 1,809 km2. Thus the density of Karimganj district is 679 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 19 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,790 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Karimganj district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Karimganj, 8.93% people lived in urban regions while 91.07% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 109,700 out of which 55,354 were males while remaining 54,346 were females. In rural areas of Karimganj, male population was 570,510 while female population was 548,476.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Karimganj was 982 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Karimganj was 962 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Karimganj were 11,626 which is 10.6% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Karimganj was 961 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Karimganj was 970 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Karimganj for urban regions was 92.82 percent in which males were 95.28% literate while female literacy stood at 90.33%. The total literate population of Karimganj was 795,297. Similarly in rural areas of Karimganj, the average literacy rate was 76.66 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 82.95% and 70.11% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Karimganj were 704,260.

Rural Urban
Population % 91.07% 8.93%
Total population 1,118,986 109,700
Male population 570,510 55,354
Female population 548,476 54,346
Sex ratio 961 982
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 970 962
Child population 200,334 11,626
Literates 704,260 91,037
Average literacy 76.66% 92.82%
Male literacy 82.95% 95.28%
Female literacy 70.11% 90.33%

Child Population - Karimganj district

According to Census 2011, there were 211,960 children between age 0 to 6 years in Karimganj district. Out of which 107,638 were male while 104,322 were female.


Working Population - Karimganj district

In Karimganj district out of total population, 399,171 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 399,171 workers engaged in Main Work, 80,088 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 36,618 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 293,392 256,238 37,154
Cultivators 80,088 75,274 4,814
Agriculture Labourer 36,618 32,304 4,314
Household Industries 8,181 4,478 3,703
Other Workers 168,505 144,182 24,323
Marginal Workers 105,779 63,560 42,219
Non Working 829,515 306,066 523,449

Karimganj district Map


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