Birbhum district of West Bengal has total population of 3,502,404 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,790,920 are males while 1,711,484 are females. In 2011 there were total 817,899 families residing in Birbhum district. The Average Sex Ratio of Birbhum district is 956.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 12.8% people lives in Urban areas while 87.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 81.1% while that in the rural areas is 69.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Birbhum district is 963 while that of Rural areas is 955.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Birbhum district is 448485 which is 13% of the total population. There are 228909 male children and 219576 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Birbhum is 959 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (956) of Birbhum district.
The total literacy rate of Birbhum district is 70.68%. The male literacy rate is 67.09% and the female literacy rate is 55.91% in Birbhum district.
To facilitate the administration, Birbhum district is further divided into 20 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Birbhum district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||448,485||228,909||219,576|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 29.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 6.9% of total population in Birbhum district of West Bengal.
|No Religion Specified||3,886||(0.11%)||1,984||1,902|
The total literacy rate of Birbhum district was 70.68% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 76.26% of West Bengal. Population-wise, out of total 2,158,447 literates, males were 1,201,481 while females were 956,966. Also the male literacy rate was 76.92% and the female literacy rate was 64.14% in Birbhum district.
|Birbhum district||West Bengal|
The Sex Ratio of Birbhum district is 956 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 956 females in Birbhum district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 959 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 956 ) of Birbhum district.
The total area of Birbhum district is 4,545 km2. Thus the density of Birbhum district is 771 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 120 sq. km. area is under urban region while 4,425 sq. km. is under rural region.
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Birbhum, 12.83% people lived in urban regions while 87.17% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 449,448 out of which 228,944 were males while remaining 220,504 were females. In rural areas of Birbhum, male population was 1,561,976 while female population was 1,490,980.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Birbhum was 963 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Birbhum was 934 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Birbhum were 47,248 which is 10.51% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Birbhum was 955 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Birbhum was 962 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Birbhum for urban regions was 81.07 percent in which males were 85.97% literate while female literacy stood at 76.01%. The total literate population of Birbhum was 2,158,447. Similarly in rural areas of Birbhum, the average literacy rate was 69.1 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 75.56% and 62.33% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Birbhum were 1,832,366.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||962||934|
According to Census 2011, there were 448,485 children between age 0 to 6 years in Birbhum district. Out of which 228,909 were male while 219,576 were female.
In Birbhum district out of total population, 1,331,603 were engaged in work activities. 68.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 31.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,331,603 workers engaged in Main Work, 191,661 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 350,669 were Agricultural labourer.