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

Purbi Singhbhum district of Jharkhand has total population of 2,293,919 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,176,902 are males while 1,117,017 are females. In 2011 there were total 476,931 families residing in Purbi Singhbhum district. The Average Sex Ratio of Purbi Singhbhum district is 949.

Purbi Singhbhum district, Jharkhand

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 55.6% people lives in Urban areas while 44.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85.3% while that in the rural areas is 62.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Purbi Singhbhum district is 924 while that of Rural areas is 981.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Purbi Singhbhum district is 296626 which is 13% of the total population. There are 154229 male children and 142397 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Purbi Singhbhum is 923 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (949) of Purbi Singhbhum district.

The total literacy rate of Purbi Singhbhum district is 75.49%. The male literacy rate is 72.78% and the female literacy rate is 58.3% in Purbi Singhbhum district.

Population
2,293,919
Literacy
75.49%
Sex Ratio
949

To facilitate the administration, Purbi Singhbhum district is further divided into 11 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Purbi Singhbhum Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 296,626 154,229 142,397
Literacy 75.49% 72.78% 58.3%
Scheduled Caste 111,414 56,147 55,267
Scheduled Tribe 653,923 325,989 327,934
Illiterate 786,220 320,376 465,844

Caste-wise Population - Purbi Singhbhum district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 28.5% of total population in Purbi Singhbhum district of Jharkhand.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 111,414 56,147 55,267
Schedule Tribe 653,923 325,989 327,934

Religion-wise Population - Purbi Singhbhum district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,550,178 (67.58%) 801,515 748,663
Muslim 203,999 (8.89%) 105,743 98,256
Christian 30,172 (1.32%) 14,734 15,438
Sikh 38,544 (1.68%) 20,039 18,505
Buddhist 892 (0.04%) 438 454
Jain 1,670 (0.07%) 860 810
Other Religion 465,367 (20.29%) 232,024 233,343
No Religion Specified 3,097 (0.14%) 1,549 1,548

Literacy Rate - Purbi Singhbhum district

The total literacy rate of Purbi Singhbhum district was 75.49% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 66.41% of Jharkhand. Population-wise, out of total 1,507,699 literates, males were 856,526 while females were 651,173. Also the male literacy rate was 83.75% and the female literacy rate was 66.81% in Purbi Singhbhum district.

  Purbi Singhbhum district Jharkhand
Female 66.81% 55.42%
Male 83.75% 76.84%
Total 75.49% 66.41%

Sex Ratio - Purbi Singhbhum district

The Sex Ratio of Purbi Singhbhum district is 949 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 949 females in Purbi Singhbhum district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 923 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 949 ) of Purbi Singhbhum district.


Population Density - Purbi Singhbhum district

The total area of Purbi Singhbhum district is 3,562 km2. Thus the density of Purbi Singhbhum district is 644 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 187 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,375 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Purbi Singhbhum district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Purbi Singhbhum, 55.56% people lived in urban regions while 44.44% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 1,274,591 out of which 662,404 were males while remaining 612,187 were females. In rural areas of Purbi Singhbhum, male population was 514,498 while female population was 504,830.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Purbi Singhbhum was 924 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Purbi Singhbhum was 896 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Purbi Singhbhum were 149,134 which is 11.7% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Purbi Singhbhum was 981 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Purbi Singhbhum was 952 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Purbi Singhbhum for urban regions was 85.27 percent in which males were 90.56% literate while female literacy stood at 79.57%. The total literate population of Purbi Singhbhum was 1,507,699. Similarly in rural areas of Purbi Singhbhum, the average literacy rate was 62.86 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 74.7% and 50.85% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Purbi Singhbhum were 547,997.

Rural Urban
Population % 44.44% 55.56%
Total population 1,019,328 1,274,591
Male population 514,498 662,404
Female population 504,830 612,187
Sex ratio 981 924
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 952 896
Child population 147,492 149,134
Literates 547,997 959,702
Average literacy 62.86% 85.27%
Male literacy 74.7% 90.56%
Female literacy 50.85% 79.57%

Child Population - Purbi Singhbhum district

According to Census 2011, there were 296,626 children between age 0 to 6 years in Purbi Singhbhum district. Out of which 154,229 were male while 142,397 were female.


Working Population - Purbi Singhbhum district

In Purbi Singhbhum district out of total population, 837,167 were engaged in work activities. 63.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 36.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 837,167 workers engaged in Main Work, 49,893 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 39,661 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 529,578 445,404 84,174
Cultivators 49,893 41,395 8,498
Agriculture Labourer 39,661 26,733 12,928
Household Industries 12,926 9,293 3,633
Other Workers 427,098 367,983 59,115
Marginal Workers 307,589 170,845 136,744
Non Working 1,456,752 560,653 896,099

Purbi Singhbhum district Map


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