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

South Twenty Four Parganas district of West Bengal has total population of 8,161,961 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 4,173,778 are males while 3,988,183 are females. In 2011 there were total 1,781,221 families residing in South Twenty Four Parganas district. The Average Sex Ratio of South Twenty Four Parganas district is 956.

South Twenty Four Parganas district, West Bengal

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 25.6% people lives in Urban areas while 74.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 82.7% while that in the rural areas is 75.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in South Twenty Four Parganas district is 961 while that of Rural areas is 954.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in South Twenty Four Parganas district is 1025679 which is 13% of the total population. There are 522552 male children and 503127 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of South Twenty Four Parganas is 963 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (956) of South Twenty Four Parganas district.

The total literacy rate of South Twenty Four Parganas district is 77.51%. The male literacy rate is 72.91% and the female literacy rate is 62.39% in South Twenty Four Parganas district.

Population
8,161,961
Literacy
77.51%
Sex Ratio
956

To facilitate the administration, South Twenty Four Parganas district is further divided into 30 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

South Twenty Four Parganas Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 1,025,679 522,552 503,127
Literacy 77.51% 72.91% 62.39%
Scheduled Caste 2,464,032 1,266,504 1,197,528
Scheduled Tribe 96,976 49,195 47,781
Illiterate 2,630,304 1,130,501 1,499,803

Caste-wise Population - South Twenty Four Parganas district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 30.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.2% of total population in South Twenty Four Parganas district of West Bengal.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 2,464,032 1,266,504 1,197,528
Schedule Tribe 96,976 49,195 47,781

Religion-wise Population - South Twenty Four Parganas district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 5,155,545 (63.17%) 2,643,378 2,512,167
Muslim 2,903,075 (35.57%) 1,478,401 1,424,674
Christian 66,498 (0.81%) 33,484 33,014
Sikh 2,783 (0.03%) 1,414 1,369
Buddhist 2,494 (0.03%) 1,236 1,258
Jain 972 (0.01%) 501 471
Other Religion 6,065 (0.07%) 3,029 3,036
No Religion Specified 24,529 (0.3%) 12,335 12,194

Literacy Rate - South Twenty Four Parganas district

The total literacy rate of South Twenty Four Parganas district was 77.51% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 76.26% of West Bengal. Population-wise, out of total 5,531,657 literates, males were 3,043,277 while females were 2,488,380. Also the male literacy rate was 83.35% and the female literacy rate was 71.4% in South Twenty Four Parganas district.

  South Twenty Four Parganas district West Bengal
Female 71.4% 70.54%
Male 83.35% 81.69%
Total 77.51% 76.26%

Sex Ratio - South Twenty Four Parganas district

The Sex Ratio of South Twenty Four Parganas district is 956 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 956 females in South Twenty Four Parganas district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 963 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 956 ) of South Twenty Four Parganas district.


Population Density - South Twenty Four Parganas district

The total area of South Twenty Four Parganas district is 9,960 km2. Thus the density of South Twenty Four Parganas district is 819 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 419 sq. km. area is under urban region while 9,541 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - South Twenty Four Parganas district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of South Twenty Four Parganas, 25.58% people lived in urban regions while 74.42% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 2,087,773 out of which 1,064,559 were males while remaining 1,023,214 were females. In rural areas of South Twenty Four Parganas, male population was 3,109,219 while female population was 2,964,969.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of South Twenty Four Parganas was 961 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in South Twenty Four Parganas was 957 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of South Twenty Four Parganas were 219,264 which is 10.5% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of South Twenty Four Parganas was 954 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in South Twenty Four Parganas was 964 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in South Twenty Four Parganas for urban regions was 82.67 percent in which males were 86.76% literate while female literacy stood at 78.42%. The total literate population of South Twenty Four Parganas was 5,531,657. Similarly in rural areas of South Twenty Four Parganas, the average literacy rate was 75.68 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 82.14% and 68.9% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of South Twenty Four Parganas were 3,986,878.

Rural Urban
Population % 74.42% 25.58%
Total population 6,074,188 2,087,773
Male population 3,109,219 1,064,559
Female population 2,964,969 1,023,214
Sex ratio 954 961
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 964 957
Child population 806,415 219,264
Literates 3,986,878 1,544,779
Average literacy 75.68% 82.67%
Male literacy 82.14% 86.76%
Female literacy 68.9% 78.42%

Child Population - South Twenty Four Parganas district

According to Census 2011, there were 1,025,679 children between age 0 to 6 years in South Twenty Four Parganas district. Out of which 522,552 were male while 503,127 were female.


Working Population - South Twenty Four Parganas district

In South Twenty Four Parganas district out of total population, 2,964,494 were engaged in work activities. 67.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 32.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,964,494 workers engaged in Main Work, 263,077 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 388,993 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 2,003,685 1,748,714 254,971
Cultivators 263,077 242,788 20,289
Agriculture Labourer 388,993 357,354 31,639
Household Industries 124,062 90,889 33,173
Other Workers 1,227,553 1,057,683 169,870
Marginal Workers 960,809 607,857 352,952
Non Working 5,197,467 1,817,207 3,380,260

South Twenty Four Parganas district Map


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