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

Morigaon district of Assam has total population of 957,423 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 486,651 are males while 470,772 are females. In 2011 there were total 184,602 families residing in Morigaon district. The Average Sex Ratio of Morigaon district is 967.

Morigaon district, Assam

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 7.7% people lives in Urban areas while 92.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84.2% while that in the rural areas is 66.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Morigaon district is 953 while that of Rural areas is 969.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Morigaon district is 163819 which is 17% of the total population. There are 83746 male children and 80073 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Morigaon is 956 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (967) of Morigaon district.

The total literacy rate of Morigaon district is 68.03%. The male literacy rate is 59.53% and the female literacy rate is 53.15% in Morigaon district.

Population
957,423
Literacy
68.03%
Sex Ratio
967

To facilitate the administration, Morigaon 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.

Morigaon Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 163,819 83,746 80,073
Literacy 68.03% 59.53% 53.15%
Scheduled Caste 117,841 60,194 57,647
Scheduled Tribe 136,777 68,382 68,395
Illiterate 417,521 196,953 220,568

Caste-wise Population - Morigaon district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 14.3% of total population in Morigaon district of Assam.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 117,841 60,194 57,647
Schedule Tribe 136,777 68,382 68,395

Religion-wise Population - Morigaon district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 451,882 (47.2%) 228,342 223,540
Muslim 503,257 (52.56%) 257,086 246,171
Christian 834 (0.09%) 414 420
Sikh 113 (0.01%) 76 37
Buddhist 65 (0.01%) 35 30
Jain 244 (0.03%) 142 102
Other Religion 11 (0%) 4 7
No Religion Specified 1,017 (0.11%) 552 465

Literacy Rate - Morigaon district

The total literacy rate of Morigaon district was 68.03% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 72.19% of Assam. Population-wise, out of total 539,902 literates, males were 289,698 while females were 250,204. Also the male literacy rate was 71.9% and the female literacy rate was 64.04% in Morigaon district.

  Morigaon district Assam
Female 64.04% 66.27%
Male 71.9% 77.85%
Total 68.03% 72.19%

Sex Ratio - Morigaon district

The Sex Ratio of Morigaon district is 967 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 967 females in Morigaon district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 956 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 967 ) of Morigaon district.


Population Density - Morigaon district

The total area of Morigaon district is 1,551 km2. Thus the density of Morigaon district is 617 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 26 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,526 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Morigaon district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Morigaon, 7.66% people lived in urban regions while 92.34% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 73,298 out of which 37,528 were males while remaining 35,770 were females. In rural areas of Morigaon, male population was 449,123 while female population was 435,002.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Morigaon was 953 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Morigaon was 937 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Morigaon were 8,703 which is 11.87% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Morigaon was 969 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Morigaon was 957 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Morigaon for urban regions was 84.17 percent in which males were 88.07% literate while female literacy stood at 80.09%. The total literate population of Morigaon was 539,902. Similarly in rural areas of Morigaon, the average literacy rate was 66.6 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 70.46% and 62.63% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Morigaon were 485,530.

Rural Urban
Population % 92.34% 7.66%
Total population 884,125 73,298
Male population 449,123 37,528
Female population 435,002 35,770
Sex ratio 969 953
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 957 937
Child population 155,116 8,703
Literates 485,530 54,372
Average literacy 66.6% 84.17%
Male literacy 70.46% 88.07%
Female literacy 62.63% 80.09%

Child Population - Morigaon district

According to Census 2011, there were 163,819 children between age 0 to 6 years in Morigaon district. Out of which 83,746 were male while 80,073 were female.


Working Population - Morigaon district

In Morigaon district out of total population, 351,148 were engaged in work activities. 74.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 25.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 351,148 workers engaged in Main Work, 134,827 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 40,019 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 260,968 221,150 39,818
Cultivators 134,827 120,447 14,380
Agriculture Labourer 40,019 33,689 6,330
Household Industries 6,598 3,608 2,990
Other Workers 79,524 63,406 16,118
Marginal Workers 90,180 36,834 53,346
Non Working 606,275 228,667 377,608

Morigaon district Map


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