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

Nalbari district of Assam has total population of 771,639 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 396,006 are males while 375,633 are females. In 2011 there were total 155,248 families residing in Nalbari district. The Average Sex Ratio of Nalbari district is 949.

Nalbari district, Assam

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 10.7% people lives in Urban areas while 89.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 89.9% while that in the rural areas is 77.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Nalbari district is 954 while that of Rural areas is 948.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Nalbari district is 95333 which is 12% of the total population. There are 48458 male children and 46875 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Nalbari is 967 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (949) of Nalbari district.

The total literacy rate of Nalbari district is 78.63%. The male literacy rate is 74.04% and the female literacy rate is 63.52% in Nalbari district.

Population
771,639
Literacy
78.63%
Sex Ratio
949

To facilitate the administration, Nalbari district is further divided into 9 Circles (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Circles consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Nalbari Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 95,333 48,458 46,875
Literacy 78.63% 74.04% 63.52%
Scheduled Caste 60,216 30,654 29,562
Scheduled Tribe 23,364 11,692 11,672
Illiterate 239,868 102,822 137,046

Caste-wise Population - Nalbari district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 7.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 3% of total population in Nalbari district of Assam.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 60,216 30,654 29,562
Schedule Tribe 23,364 11,692 11,672

Religion-wise Population - Nalbari district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 491,582 (63.71%) 251,621 239,961
Muslim 277,488 (35.96%) 143,023 134,465
Christian 429 (0.06%) 223 206
Sikh 62 (0.01%) 32 30
Buddhist 27 (0%) 20 7
Jain 1,004 (0.13%) 546 458
Other Religion 9 (0%) 4 5
No Religion Specified 1,038 (0.13%) 537 501

Literacy Rate - Nalbari district

The total literacy rate of Nalbari district was 78.63% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 72.19% of Assam. Population-wise, out of total 531,771 literates, males were 293,184 while females were 238,587. Also the male literacy rate was 84.36% and the female literacy rate was 72.57% in Nalbari district.

  Nalbari district Assam
Female 72.57% 66.27%
Male 84.36% 77.85%
Total 78.63% 72.19%

Sex Ratio - Nalbari district

The Sex Ratio of Nalbari district is 949 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 949 females in Nalbari district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 967 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 949 ) of Nalbari district.


Population Density - Nalbari district

The total area of Nalbari district is 1,052 km2. Thus the density of Nalbari district is 733 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 55 sq. km. area is under urban region while 997 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Nalbari district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Nalbari, 10.72% people lived in urban regions while 89.28% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 82,730 out of which 42,329 were males while remaining 40,401 were females. In rural areas of Nalbari, male population was 353,677 while female population was 335,232.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Nalbari was 954 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Nalbari was 958 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Nalbari were 7,574 which is 9.16% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Nalbari was 948 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Nalbari was 968 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Nalbari for urban regions was 89.89 percent in which males were 93.72% literate while female literacy stood at 85.88%. The total literate population of Nalbari was 531,771. Similarly in rural areas of Nalbari, the average literacy rate was 77.22 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 83.19% and 70.9% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Nalbari were 464,211.

Rural Urban
Population % 89.28% 10.72%
Total population 688,909 82,730
Male population 353,677 42,329
Female population 335,232 40,401
Sex ratio 948 954
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 968 958
Child population 87,759 7,574
Literates 464,211 67,560
Average literacy 77.22% 89.89%
Male literacy 83.19% 93.72%
Female literacy 70.9% 85.88%

Child Population - Nalbari district

According to Census 2011, there were 95,333 children between age 0 to 6 years in Nalbari district. Out of which 48,458 were male while 46,875 were female.


Working Population - Nalbari district

In Nalbari district out of total population, 267,623 were engaged in work activities. 73.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 26.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 267,623 workers engaged in Main Work, 51,345 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 19,603 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 196,773 172,308 24,465
Cultivators 51,345 48,028 3,317
Agriculture Labourer 19,603 17,452 2,151
Household Industries 8,578 4,913 3,665
Other Workers 117,247 101,915 15,332
Marginal Workers 70,850 37,894 32,956
Non Working 504,016 185,804 318,212

Nalbari district Map


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