Nadia District Population, Caste, Religion Data (West Bengal) - Census 2011

Nadia district of West Bengal has total population of 5,167,600 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 2,653,768 are males while 2,513,832 are females. In 2011 there were total 1,232,282 families residing in Nadia district. The Average Sex Ratio of Nadia district is 947.

Nadia district, West Bengal

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 27.8% people lives in Urban areas while 72.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85.4% while that in the rural areas is 70.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Nadia district is 964 while that of Rural areas is 941.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Nadia district is 525180 which is 10% of the total population. There are 267954 male children and 257226 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Nadia is 960 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (947) of Nadia district.

The total literacy rate of Nadia district is 74.97%. The male literacy rate is 70.8% and the female literacy rate is 63.72% in Nadia district.

Population
5,167,600
Literacy
74.97%
Sex Ratio
947

To facilitate the administration, Nadia district is further divided into 18 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Nadia Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 525,180 267,954 257,226
Literacy 74.97% 70.8% 63.72%
Scheduled Caste 1,546,917 798,258 748,659
Scheduled Tribe 140,700 71,142 69,558
Illiterate 1,687,045 774,902 912,143

Caste-wise Population - Nadia district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 29.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.7% of total population in Nadia district of West Bengal.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 1,546,917 798,258 748,659
Schedule Tribe 140,700 71,142 69,558

Religion-wise Population - Nadia district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 3,728,482 (72.15%) 1,918,012 1,810,470
Muslim 1,382,682 (26.76%) 707,381 675,301
Christian 33,835 (0.65%) 16,720 17,115
Sikh 849 (0.02%) 476 373
Buddhist 514 (0.01%) 276 238
Jain 281 (0.01%) 146 135
Other Religion 16,893 (0.33%) 8,617 8,276
No Religion Specified 4,064 (0.08%) 2,140 1,924

Literacy Rate - Nadia district

The total literacy rate of Nadia district was 74.97% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 76.26% of West Bengal. Population-wise, out of total 3,480,555 literates, males were 1,878,866 while females were 1,601,689. Also the male literacy rate was 78.75% and the female literacy rate was 70.98% in Nadia district.

  Nadia district West Bengal
Female 70.98% 70.54%
Male 78.75% 81.69%
Total 74.97% 76.26%

Sex Ratio - Nadia district

The Sex Ratio of Nadia district is 947 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 947 females in Nadia district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 960 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 947 ) of Nadia district.


Population Density - Nadia district

The total area of Nadia district is 3,927 km2. Thus the density of Nadia district is 1,316 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 315 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,612 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Nadia district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Nadia, 27.84% people lived in urban regions while 72.16% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 1,438,873 out of which 732,656 were males while remaining 706,217 were females. In rural areas of Nadia, male population was 1,921,112 while female population was 1,807,615.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Nadia was 964 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Nadia was 953 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Nadia were 119,100 which is 8.28% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Nadia was 941 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Nadia was 962 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Nadia for urban regions was 85.35 percent in which males were 88.95% literate while female literacy stood at 81.63%. The total literate population of Nadia was 3,480,555. Similarly in rural areas of Nadia, the average literacy rate was 70.85 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 74.76% and 66.69% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Nadia were 2,354,086.

Rural Urban
Population % 72.16% 27.84%
Total population 3,728,727 1,438,873
Male population 1,921,112 732,656
Female population 1,807,615 706,217
Sex ratio 941 964
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 962 953
Child population 406,080 119,100
Literates 2,354,086 1,126,469
Average literacy 70.85% 85.35%
Male literacy 74.76% 88.95%
Female literacy 66.69% 81.63%

Child Population - Nadia district

According to Census 2011, there were 525,180 children between age 0 to 6 years in Nadia district. Out of which 267,954 were male while 257,226 were female.


Working Population - Nadia district

In Nadia district out of total population, 1,842,607 were engaged in work activities. 86.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 13.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,842,607 workers engaged in Main Work, 293,229 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 461,580 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,595,880 1,405,191 190,689
Cultivators 293,229 286,621 6,608
Agriculture Labourer 461,580 436,313 25,267
Household Industries 130,486 78,186 52,300
Other Workers 710,585 604,071 106,514
Marginal Workers 246,727 148,899 97,828
Non Working 3,324,993 1,099,678 2,225,315

Nadia district Map


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