Pakur District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Jharkhand) - Census 2011

Pakur district of Jharkhand has total population of 900,422 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 452,661 are males while 447,761 are females. In 2011 there were total 182,317 families residing in Pakur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Pakur district is 989.

Pakur district, Jharkhand

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 7.5% people lives in Urban areas while 92.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 66.5% while that in the rural areas is 47.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Pakur district is 962 while that of Rural areas is 991.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Pakur district is 177623 which is 20% of the total population. There are 89935 male children and 87688 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Pakur is 975 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (989) of Pakur district.

The total literacy rate of Pakur district is 48.82%. The male literacy rate is 45.73% and the female literacy rate is 32.58% in Pakur district.

Population
900,422
Literacy
48.82%
Sex Ratio
989

To facilitate the administration, Pakur district is further divided into 6 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Pakur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 177,623 89,935 87,688
Literacy 48.82% 45.73% 32.58%
Scheduled Caste 28,469 14,352 14,117
Scheduled Tribe 379,054 186,967 192,087
Illiterate 547,541 245,672 301,869

Caste-wise Population - Pakur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 3.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 42.1% of total population in Pakur district of Jharkhand.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 28,469 14,352 14,117
Schedule Tribe 379,054 186,967 192,087

Religion-wise Population - Pakur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 410,127 (45.55%) 206,985 203,142
Muslim 322,963 (35.87%) 163,349 159,614
Christian 75,865 (8.43%) 37,220 38,645
Sikh 356 (0.04%) 183 173
Buddhist 283 (0.03%) 143 140
Jain 222 (0.02%) 116 106
Other Religion 88,760 (9.86%) 43,749 45,011
No Religion Specified 1,846 (0.21%) 916 930

Literacy Rate - Pakur district

The total literacy rate of Pakur district was 48.82% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 66.41% of Jharkhand. Population-wise, out of total 352,881 literates, males were 206,989 while females were 145,892. Also the male literacy rate was 57.06% and the female literacy rate was 40.52% in Pakur district.

  Pakur district Jharkhand
Female 40.52% 55.42%
Male 57.06% 76.84%
Total 48.82% 66.41%

Sex Ratio - Pakur district

The Sex Ratio of Pakur district is 989 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 989 females in Pakur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 975 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 989 ) of Pakur district.


Population Density - Pakur district

The total area of Pakur district is 1,811 km2. Thus the density of Pakur district is 497 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 19 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,792 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Pakur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Pakur, 7.5% people lived in urban regions while 92.5% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 67,512 out of which 34,410 were males while remaining 33,102 were females. In rural areas of Pakur, male population was 418,251 while female population was 414,659.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Pakur was 962 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Pakur was 991 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Pakur were 11,379 which is 16.85% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Pakur was 991 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Pakur was 974 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Pakur for urban regions was 66.5 percent in which males were 71.29% literate while female literacy stood at 61.49%. The total literate population of Pakur was 352,881. Similarly in rural areas of Pakur, the average literacy rate was 47.33 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 55.84% and 38.79% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Pakur were 315,553.

Rural Urban
Population % 92.5% 7.5%
Total population 832,910 67,512
Male population 418,251 34,410
Female population 414,659 33,102
Sex ratio 991 962
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 974 991
Child population 166,244 11,379
Literates 315,553 37,328
Average literacy 47.33% 66.5%
Male literacy 55.84% 71.29%
Female literacy 38.79% 61.49%

Child Population - Pakur district

According to Census 2011, there were 177,623 children between age 0 to 6 years in Pakur district. Out of which 89,935 were male while 87,688 were female.


Working Population - Pakur district

In Pakur district out of total population, 404,584 were engaged in work activities. 62.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 37.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 404,584 workers engaged in Main Work, 68,549 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 57,797 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 252,017 167,872 84,145
Cultivators 68,549 54,103 14,446
Agriculture Labourer 57,797 39,644 18,153
Household Industries 13,965 3,178 10,787
Other Workers 111,706 70,947 40,759
Marginal Workers 152,567 66,140 86,427
Non Working 495,838 218,649 277,189

Pakur district Map


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