Bongaigaon district of Assam has total population of 738,804 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 375,818 are males while 362,986 are females. In 2011 there were total 150,018 families residing in Bongaigaon district. The Average Sex Ratio of Bongaigaon district is 966.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 14.9% people lives in Urban areas while 85.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 87.4% while that in the rural areas is 66.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Bongaigaon district is 960 while that of Rural areas is 967.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Bongaigaon district is 116392 which is 16% of the total population. There are 59099 male children and 57293 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Bongaigaon is 969 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (966) of Bongaigaon district.
The total literacy rate of Bongaigaon district is 69.74%. The male literacy rate is 63.09% and the female literacy rate is 54.26% in Bongaigaon district.
To facilitate the administration, Bongaigaon 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.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Bongaigaon district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||116,392||59,099||57,293|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 11.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.5% of total population in Bongaigaon district of Assam.
|No Religion Specified||1,202||(0.16%)||573||629|
The total literacy rate of Bongaigaon district was 69.74% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 72.19% of Assam. Population-wise, out of total 434,078 literates, males were 237,114 while females were 196,964. Also the male literacy rate was 74.87% and the female literacy rate was 64.43% in Bongaigaon district.
The Sex Ratio of Bongaigaon district is 966 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 966 females in Bongaigaon district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 969 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 966 ) of Bongaigaon district.
The total area of Bongaigaon district is 1,093 km2. Thus the density of Bongaigaon district is 676 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 32 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,061 sq. km. is under rural region.
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Bongaigaon, 14.86% people lived in urban regions while 85.14% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 109,810 out of which 56,032 were males while remaining 53,778 were females. In rural areas of Bongaigaon, male population was 319,786 while female population was 309,208.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Bongaigaon was 960 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Bongaigaon was 933 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Bongaigaon were 11,141 which is 10.15% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Bongaigaon was 967 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Bongaigaon was 973 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Bongaigaon for urban regions was 87.37 percent in which males were 91.42% literate while female literacy stood at 83.17%. The total literate population of Bongaigaon was 434,078. Similarly in rural areas of Bongaigaon, the average literacy rate was 66.42 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 71.74% and 60.91% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Bongaigaon were 347,869.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||973||933|
According to Census 2011, there were 116,392 children between age 0 to 6 years in Bongaigaon district. Out of which 59,099 were male while 57,293 were female.
In Bongaigaon district out of total population, 255,806 were engaged in work activities. 74.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 25.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 255,806 workers engaged in Main Work, 66,767 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 24,914 were Agricultural labourer.