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

Sonitpur district of Assam has total population of 1,924,110 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 983,904 are males while 940,206 are females. In 2011 there were total 392,919 families residing in Sonitpur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Sonitpur district is 956.

Sonitpur district, Assam

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 9% people lives in Urban areas while 91% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 89.7% while that in the rural areas is 65%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Sonitpur district is 955 while that of Rural areas is 956.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sonitpur district is 277862 which is 14% of the total population. There are 141353 male children and 136509 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sonitpur is 966 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (956) of Sonitpur district.

The total literacy rate of Sonitpur district is 67.34%. The male literacy rate is 63.07% and the female literacy rate is 51.91% in Sonitpur district.

Population
1,924,110
Literacy
67.34%
Sex Ratio
956

To facilitate the administration, Sonitpur district is further divided into 7 Circles (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Circles consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Sonitpur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 277,862 141,353 136,509
Literacy 67.34% 63.07% 51.91%
Scheduled Caste 109,130 55,817 53,313
Scheduled Tribe 232,207 117,685 114,522
Illiterate 815,538 363,379 452,159

Caste-wise Population - Sonitpur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 5.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 12.1% of total population in Sonitpur district of Assam.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 109,130 55,817 53,313
Schedule Tribe 232,207 117,685 114,522

Religion-wise Population - Sonitpur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,422,824 (73.95%) 729,297 693,527
Muslim 350,536 (18.22%) 179,072 171,464
Christian 138,166 (7.18%) 69,239 68,927
Sikh 1,363 (0.07%) 797 566
Buddhist 5,088 (0.26%) 2,523 2,565
Jain 1,003 (0.05%) 539 464
Other Religion 221 (0.01%) 101 120
No Religion Specified 4,909 (0.26%) 2,336 2,573

Literacy Rate - Sonitpur district

The total literacy rate of Sonitpur district was 67.34% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 72.19% of Assam. Population-wise, out of total 1,108,572 literates, males were 620,525 while females were 488,047. Also the male literacy rate was 73.65% and the female literacy rate was 60.73% in Sonitpur district.

  Sonitpur district Assam
Female 60.73% 66.27%
Male 73.65% 77.85%
Total 67.34% 72.19%

Sex Ratio - Sonitpur district

The Sex Ratio of Sonitpur district is 956 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 956 females in Sonitpur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 966 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 956 ) of Sonitpur district.


Population Density - Sonitpur district

The total area of Sonitpur district is 5,204 km2. Thus the density of Sonitpur district is 370 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 58 sq. km. area is under urban region while 5,146 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Sonitpur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Sonitpur, 9.04% people lived in urban regions while 90.96% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 173,845 out of which 88,919 were males while remaining 84,926 were females. In rural areas of Sonitpur, male population was 894,985 while female population was 855,280.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Sonitpur was 955 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Sonitpur was 959 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Sonitpur were 16,898 which is 9.72% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Sonitpur was 956 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Sonitpur was 966 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Sonitpur for urban regions was 89.73 percent in which males were 92.63% literate while female literacy stood at 86.7%. The total literate population of Sonitpur was 1,108,572. Similarly in rural areas of Sonitpur, the average literacy rate was 64.98 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 71.65% and 57.99% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Sonitpur were 967,739.

Rural Urban
Population % 90.96% 9.04%
Total population 1,750,265 173,845
Male population 894,985 88,919
Female population 855,280 84,926
Sex ratio 956 955
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 966 959
Child population 260,964 16,898
Literates 967,739 140,833
Average literacy 64.98% 89.73%
Male literacy 71.65% 92.63%
Female literacy 57.99% 86.7%

Child Population - Sonitpur district

According to Census 2011, there were 277,862 children between age 0 to 6 years in Sonitpur district. Out of which 141,353 were male while 136,509 were female.


Working Population - Sonitpur district

In Sonitpur district out of total population, 770,606 were engaged in work activities. 72.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 27.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 770,606 workers engaged in Main Work, 196,296 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 51,007 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 558,325 441,093 117,232
Cultivators 196,296 168,732 27,564
Agriculture Labourer 51,007 36,448 14,559
Household Industries 13,809 9,545 4,264
Other Workers 297,213 226,368 70,845
Marginal Workers 212,281 96,102 116,179
Non Working 1,153,504 446,709 706,795

Sonitpur district Map


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