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

Kokrajhar district of Assam has total population of 887,142 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 452,905 are males while 434,237 are females. In 2011 there were total 181,081 families residing in Kokrajhar district. The Average Sex Ratio of Kokrajhar district is 959.

Kokrajhar district, Assam

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 6.2% people lives in Urban areas while 93.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 87.9% while that in the rural areas is 63.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kokrajhar district is 931 while that of Rural areas is 961.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kokrajhar district is 136924 which is 15% of the total population. There are 70085 male children and 66839 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kokrajhar is 954 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (959) of Kokrajhar district.

The total literacy rate of Kokrajhar district is 65.22%. The male literacy rate is 60.77% and the female literacy rate is 49.3% in Kokrajhar district.

Population
887,142
Literacy
65.22%
Sex Ratio
959

To facilitate the administration, Kokrajhar district is further divided into 9 Circles (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Circles consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Kokrajhar Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 136,924 70,085 66,839
Literacy 65.22% 60.77% 49.3%
Scheduled Caste 29,570 15,386 14,184
Scheduled Tribe 278,665 139,579 139,086
Illiterate 397,837 177,685 220,152

Caste-wise Population - Kokrajhar district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 3.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 31.4% of total population in Kokrajhar district of Assam.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 29,570 15,386 14,184
Schedule Tribe 278,665 139,579 139,086

Religion-wise Population - Kokrajhar district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 529,068 (59.64%) 270,641 258,427
Muslim 252,271 (28.44%) 129,001 123,270
Christian 101,091 (11.4%) 50,928 50,163
Sikh 93 (0.01%) 43 50
Buddhist 1,718 (0.19%) 886 832
Jain 396 (0.04%) 209 187
Other Religion 123 (0.01%) 57 66
No Religion Specified 2,382 (0.27%) 1,140 1,242

Literacy Rate - Kokrajhar district

The total literacy rate of Kokrajhar district was 65.22% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 72.19% of Assam. Population-wise, out of total 489,305 literates, males were 275,220 while females were 214,085. Also the male literacy rate was 71.89% and the female literacy rate was 58.27% in Kokrajhar district.

  Kokrajhar district Assam
Female 58.27% 66.27%
Male 71.89% 77.85%
Total 65.22% 72.19%

Sex Ratio - Kokrajhar district

The Sex Ratio of Kokrajhar district is 959 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 959 females in Kokrajhar district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 954 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 959 ) of Kokrajhar district.


Population Density - Kokrajhar district

The total area of Kokrajhar district is 3,296 km2. Thus the density of Kokrajhar district is 269 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 16 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,280 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Kokrajhar district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Kokrajhar, 6.19% people lived in urban regions while 93.81% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 54,941 out of which 28,459 were males while remaining 26,482 were females. In rural areas of Kokrajhar, male population was 424,446 while female population was 407,755.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Kokrajhar was 931 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Kokrajhar was 947 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Kokrajhar were 5,527 which is 10.06% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Kokrajhar was 961 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Kokrajhar was 954 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Kokrajhar for urban regions was 87.86 percent in which males were 91.97% literate while female literacy stood at 83.44%. The total literate population of Kokrajhar was 489,305. Similarly in rural areas of Kokrajhar, the average literacy rate was 63.63 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 70.45% and 56.53% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Kokrajhar were 445,890.

Rural Urban
Population % 93.81% 6.19%
Total population 832,201 54,941
Male population 424,446 28,459
Female population 407,755 26,482
Sex ratio 961 931
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 954 947
Child population 131,397 5,527
Literates 445,890 43,415
Average literacy 63.63% 87.86%
Male literacy 70.45% 91.97%
Female literacy 56.53% 83.44%

Child Population - Kokrajhar district

According to Census 2011, there were 136,924 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kokrajhar district. Out of which 70,085 were male while 66,839 were female.


Working Population - Kokrajhar district

In Kokrajhar district out of total population, 341,131 were engaged in work activities. 74.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 25.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 341,131 workers engaged in Main Work, 128,150 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 29,518 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 253,110 198,804 54,306
Cultivators 128,150 103,962 24,188
Agriculture Labourer 29,518 20,604 8,914
Household Industries 7,337 3,888 3,449
Other Workers 88,105 70,350 17,755
Marginal Workers 88,021 37,518 50,503
Non Working 546,011 216,583 329,428

Kokrajhar district Map


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