North Twenty Four Parganas District Population, Caste, Religion Data (West Bengal) - Census 2011

North Twenty Four Parganas district of West Bengal has total population of 10,009,781 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 5,119,389 are males while 4,890,392 are females. In 2011 there were total 2,348,683 families residing in North Twenty Four Parganas district. The Average Sex Ratio of North Twenty Four Parganas district is 955.

North Twenty Four Parganas district, West Bengal

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 57.3% people lives in Urban areas while 42.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.9% while that in the rural areas is 77.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in North Twenty Four Parganas district is 961 while that of Rural areas is 947.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in North Twenty Four Parganas district is 957973 which is 10% of the total population. There are 489824 male children and 468149 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of North Twenty Four Parganas is 956 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (955) of North Twenty Four Parganas district.

The total literacy rate of North Twenty Four Parganas district is 84.06%. The male literacy rate is 79.23% and the female literacy rate is 72.65% in North Twenty Four Parganas district.

Population
10,009,781
Literacy
84.06%
Sex Ratio
955

To facilitate the administration, North Twenty Four Parganas district is further divided into 23 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

North Twenty Four Parganas Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about North Twenty Four Parganas district.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 957,973 489,824 468,149
Literacy 84.06% 79.23% 72.65%
Scheduled Caste 2,169,084 1,115,458 1,053,626
Scheduled Tribe 264,597 134,179 130,418
Illiterate 2,401,088 1,063,343 1,337,745

Caste-wise Population - North Twenty Four Parganas district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.6% of total population in North Twenty Four Parganas district of West Bengal.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 2,169,084 1,115,458 1,053,626
Schedule Tribe 264,597 134,179 130,418

Religion-wise Population - North Twenty Four Parganas district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 7,352,769 (73.46%) 3,756,457 3,596,312
Muslim 2,584,684 (25.82%) 1,326,814 1,257,870
Christian 26,933 (0.27%) 13,282 13,651
Sikh 9,394 (0.09%) 4,986 4,408
Buddhist 5,818 (0.06%) 2,923 2,895
Jain 4,452 (0.04%) 2,222 2,230
Other Religion 2,930 (0.03%) 1,519 1,411
No Religion Specified 22,801 (0.23%) 11,186 11,615

Literacy Rate - North Twenty Four Parganas district

The total literacy rate of North Twenty Four Parganas district was 84.06% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 76.26% of West Bengal. Population-wise, out of total 7,608,693 literates, males were 4,056,046 while females were 3,552,647. Also the male literacy rate was 87.61% and the female literacy rate was 80.34% in North Twenty Four Parganas district.

  North Twenty Four Parganas district West Bengal
Female 80.34% 70.54%
Male 87.61% 81.69%
Total 84.06% 76.26%

Sex Ratio - North Twenty Four Parganas district

The Sex Ratio of North Twenty Four Parganas district is 955 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 955 females in North Twenty Four Parganas district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 956 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 955 ) of North Twenty Four Parganas district.


Population Density - North Twenty Four Parganas district

The total area of North Twenty Four Parganas district is 4,094 km2. Thus the density of North Twenty Four Parganas district is 2,445 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 624 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,470 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - North Twenty Four Parganas district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of North Twenty Four Parganas, 57.27% people lived in urban regions while 42.73% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 5,732,162 out of which 2,922,835 were males while remaining 2,809,327 were females. In rural areas of North Twenty Four Parganas, male population was 2,196,554 while female population was 2,081,065.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of North Twenty Four Parganas was 961 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in North Twenty Four Parganas was 951 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of North Twenty Four Parganas were 466,555 which is 8.14% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of North Twenty Four Parganas was 947 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in North Twenty Four Parganas was 960 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in North Twenty Four Parganas for urban regions was 88.87 percent in which males were 91.78% literate while female literacy stood at 85.84%. The total literate population of North Twenty Four Parganas was 7,608,693. Similarly in rural areas of North Twenty Four Parganas, the average literacy rate was 77.37 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 81.87% and 72.61% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of North Twenty Four Parganas were 2,929,366.

Rural Urban
Population % 42.73% 57.27%
Total population 4,277,619 5,732,162
Male population 2,196,554 2,922,835
Female population 2,081,065 2,809,327
Sex ratio 947 961
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 960 951
Child population 491,418 466,555
Literates 2,929,366 4,679,327
Average literacy 77.37% 88.87%
Male literacy 81.87% 91.78%
Female literacy 72.61% 85.84%

Child Population - North Twenty Four Parganas district

According to Census 2011, there were 957,973 children between age 0 to 6 years in North Twenty Four Parganas district. Out of which 489,824 were male while 468,149 were female.


Working Population - North Twenty Four Parganas district

In North Twenty Four Parganas district out of total population, 3,571,624 were engaged in work activities. 85.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 14.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 3,571,624 workers engaged in Main Work, 261,515 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 434,463 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 3,055,630 2,630,907 424,723
Cultivators 261,515 249,178 12,337
Agriculture Labourer 434,463 395,470 38,993
Household Industries 103,443 67,025 36,418
Other Workers 2,256,209 1,919,234 336,975
Marginal Workers 515,994 314,282 201,712
Non Working 6,438,157 2,174,200 4,263,957

North Twenty Four Parganas district Map


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