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

Pashchimi Singhbhum district of Jharkhand has total population of 1,502,338 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 749,385 are males while 752,953 are females. In 2011 there were total 302,046 families residing in Pashchimi Singhbhum district. The Average Sex Ratio of Pashchimi Singhbhum district is 1,005.

Pashchimi Singhbhum district, Jharkhand

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 14.5% people lives in Urban areas while 85.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 82.4% while that in the rural areas is 54.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Pashchimi Singhbhum district is 951 while that of Rural areas is 1,014.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Pashchimi Singhbhum district is 261493 which is 17% of the total population. There are 131836 male children and 129657 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Pashchimi Singhbhum is 983 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,005) of Pashchimi Singhbhum district.

The total literacy rate of Pashchimi Singhbhum district is 58.63%. The male literacy rate is 58.62% and the female literacy rate is 38.29% in Pashchimi Singhbhum district.

Population
1,502,338
Literacy
58.63%
Sex Ratio
1,005

To facilitate the administration, Pashchimi Singhbhum 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.

Pashchimi Singhbhum Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 261,493 131,836 129,657
Literacy 58.63% 58.62% 38.29%
Scheduled Caste 56,986 28,144 28,842
Scheduled Tribe 1,011,296 500,949 510,347
Illiterate 774,777 310,112 464,665

Caste-wise Population - Pashchimi Singhbhum district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 3.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 67.3% of total population in Pashchimi Singhbhum district of Jharkhand.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 56,986 28,144 28,842
Schedule Tribe 1,011,296 500,949 510,347

Religion-wise Population - Pashchimi Singhbhum district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 423,937 (28.22%) 213,984 209,953
Muslim 38,103 (2.54%) 19,860 18,243
Christian 87,587 (5.83%) 43,449 44,138
Sikh 946 (0.06%) 500 446
Buddhist 389 (0.03%) 191 198
Jain 52 (0%) 25 27
Other Religion 945,864 (62.96%) 468,794 477,070
No Religion Specified 5,460 (0.36%) 2,582 2,878

Literacy Rate - Pashchimi Singhbhum district

The total literacy rate of Pashchimi Singhbhum district was 58.63% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 66.41% of Jharkhand. Population-wise, out of total 727,561 literates, males were 439,273 while females were 288,288. Also the male literacy rate was 71.13% and the female literacy rate was 46.25% in Pashchimi Singhbhum district.

  Pashchimi Singhbhum district Jharkhand
Female 46.25% 55.42%
Male 71.13% 76.84%
Total 58.63% 66.41%

Sex Ratio - Pashchimi Singhbhum district

The Sex Ratio of Pashchimi Singhbhum district is 1,005 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,005 females in Pashchimi Singhbhum district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 983 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,005 ) of Pashchimi Singhbhum district.


Population Density - Pashchimi Singhbhum district

The total area of Pashchimi Singhbhum district is 7,224 km2. Thus the density of Pashchimi Singhbhum district is 208 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 114 sq. km. area is under urban region while 7,110 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Pashchimi Singhbhum district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Pashchimi Singhbhum, 14.51% people lived in urban regions while 85.49% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 218,034 out of which 111,728 were males while remaining 106,306 were females. In rural areas of Pashchimi Singhbhum, male population was 637,657 while female population was 646,647.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Pashchimi Singhbhum was 951 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Pashchimi Singhbhum was 963 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Pashchimi Singhbhum were 27,400 which is 12.57% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Pashchimi Singhbhum was 1,014 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Pashchimi Singhbhum was 986 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Pashchimi Singhbhum for urban regions was 82.44 percent in which males were 89.32% literate while female literacy stood at 75.2%. The total literate population of Pashchimi Singhbhum was 727,561. Similarly in rural areas of Pashchimi Singhbhum, the average literacy rate was 54.31 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 67.71% and 41.19% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Pashchimi Singhbhum were 570,404.

Rural Urban
Population % 85.49% 14.51%
Total population 1,284,304 218,034
Male population 637,657 111,728
Female population 646,647 106,306
Sex ratio 1,014 951
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 986 963
Child population 234,093 27,400
Literates 570,404 157,157
Average literacy 54.31% 82.44%
Male literacy 67.71% 89.32%
Female literacy 41.19% 75.2%

Child Population - Pashchimi Singhbhum district

According to Census 2011, there were 261,493 children between age 0 to 6 years in Pashchimi Singhbhum district. Out of which 131,836 were male while 129,657 were female.


Working Population - Pashchimi Singhbhum district

In Pashchimi Singhbhum district out of total population, 694,863 were engaged in work activities. 49.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 50.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 694,863 workers engaged in Main Work, 137,464 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 72,410 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 343,008 239,844 103,164
Cultivators 137,464 95,888 41,576
Agriculture Labourer 72,410 39,213 33,197
Household Industries 14,751 8,763 5,988
Other Workers 118,383 95,980 22,403
Marginal Workers 351,855 152,846 199,009
Non Working 807,475 356,695 450,780

Pashchimi Singhbhum district Map


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