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

Nagaon district of Assam has total population of 2,823,768 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,439,112 are males while 1,384,656 are females. In 2011 there were total 559,340 families residing in Nagaon district. The Average Sex Ratio of Nagaon district is 962.

Nagaon district, Assam

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 13.1% people lives in Urban areas while 86.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 87.2% while that in the rural areas is 70%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Nagaon district is 964 while that of Rural areas is 962.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Nagaon district is 459940 which is 16% of the total population. There are 234203 male children and 225737 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Nagaon is 964 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (962) of Nagaon district.

The total literacy rate of Nagaon district is 72.37%. The male literacy rate is 64.06% and the female literacy rate is 56.97% in Nagaon district.

Population
2,823,768
Literacy
72.37%
Sex Ratio
962

To facilitate the administration, Nagaon district is further divided into 10 Circles (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Circles consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Nagaon Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 459,940 234,203 225,737
Literacy 72.37% 64.06% 56.97%
Scheduled Caste 266,350 136,473 129,877
Scheduled Tribe 115,153 57,759 57,394
Illiterate 1,113,052 517,262 595,790

Caste-wise Population - Nagaon district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 9.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4.1% of total population in Nagaon district of Assam.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 266,350 136,473 129,877
Schedule Tribe 115,153 57,759 57,394

Religion-wise Population - Nagaon district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,225,246 (43.39%) 623,923 601,323
Muslim 1,563,203 (55.36%) 797,294 765,909
Christian 26,844 (0.95%) 13,582 13,262
Sikh 3,036 (0.11%) 1,575 1,461
Buddhist 1,073 (0.04%) 555 518
Jain 1,162 (0.04%) 611 551
Other Religion 61 (0%) 27 34
No Religion Specified 3,143 (0.11%) 1,545 1,598

Literacy Rate - Nagaon district

The total literacy rate of Nagaon district was 72.37% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 72.19% of Assam. Population-wise, out of total 1,710,716 literates, males were 921,850 while females were 788,866. Also the male literacy rate was 76.51% and the female literacy rate was 68.07% in Nagaon district.

  Nagaon district Assam
Female 68.07% 66.27%
Male 76.51% 77.85%
Total 72.37% 72.19%

Sex Ratio - Nagaon district

The Sex Ratio of Nagaon district is 962 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 962 females in Nagaon district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 964 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 962 ) of Nagaon district.


Population Density - Nagaon district

The total area of Nagaon district is 3,973 km2. Thus the density of Nagaon district is 711 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 81 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,892 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Nagaon district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Nagaon, 13.09% people lived in urban regions while 86.91% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 369,534 out of which 188,127 were males while remaining 181,407 were females. In rural areas of Nagaon, male population was 1,250,985 while female population was 1,203,249.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Nagaon was 964 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Nagaon was 961 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Nagaon were 39,127 which is 10.59% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Nagaon was 962 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Nagaon was 964 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Nagaon for urban regions was 87.23 percent in which males were 90.58% literate while female literacy stood at 83.76%. The total literate population of Nagaon was 1,710,716. Similarly in rural areas of Nagaon, the average literacy rate was 69.96 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 74.22% and 65.52% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Nagaon were 1,422,500.

Rural Urban
Population % 86.91% 13.09%
Total population 2,454,234 369,534
Male population 1,250,985 188,127
Female population 1,203,249 181,407
Sex ratio 962 964
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 964 961
Child population 420,813 39,127
Literates 1,422,500 288,216
Average literacy 69.96% 87.23%
Male literacy 74.22% 90.58%
Female literacy 65.52% 83.76%

Child Population - Nagaon district

According to Census 2011, there were 459,940 children between age 0 to 6 years in Nagaon district. Out of which 234,203 were male while 225,737 were female.


Working Population - Nagaon district

In Nagaon district out of total population, 979,998 were engaged in work activities. 75% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 25% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 979,998 workers engaged in Main Work, 287,452 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 107,649 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 734,993 636,533 98,460
Cultivators 287,452 266,560 20,892
Agriculture Labourer 107,649 93,032 14,617
Household Industries 20,130 13,560 6,570
Other Workers 319,762 263,381 56,381
Marginal Workers 245,005 130,195 114,810
Non Working 1,843,770 672,384 1,171,386

Nagaon district Map


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