Uttar Dinajpur District Population, Caste, Religion Data (West Bengal) - Census 2011

Uttar Dinajpur district of West Bengal has total population of 3,007,134 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,551,066 are males while 1,456,068 are females. In 2011 there were total 605,674 families residing in Uttar Dinajpur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Uttar Dinajpur district is 939.

Uttar Dinajpur district, West Bengal

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 12% people lives in Urban areas while 88% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 80.3% while that in the rural areas is 56%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Uttar Dinajpur district is 921 while that of Rural areas is 941.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Uttar Dinajpur district is 485157 which is 16% of the total population. There are 248402 male children and 236755 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Uttar Dinajpur is 953 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (939) of Uttar Dinajpur district.

The total literacy rate of Uttar Dinajpur district is 59.07%. The male literacy rate is 55.03% and the female literacy rate is 43.69% in Uttar Dinajpur district.

Population
3,007,134
Literacy
59.07%
Sex Ratio
939

To facilitate the administration, Uttar Dinajpur district is further divided into 10 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Uttar Dinajpur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 485,157 248,402 236,755
Literacy 59.07% 55.03% 43.69%
Scheduled Caste 807,950 418,288 389,662
Scheduled Tribe 162,816 81,831 80,985
Illiterate 1,517,467 697,571 819,896

Caste-wise Population - Uttar Dinajpur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 26.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 5.4% of total population in Uttar Dinajpur district of West Bengal.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 807,950 418,288 389,662
Schedule Tribe 162,816 81,831 80,985

Religion-wise Population - Uttar Dinajpur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,482,943 (49.31%) 768,309 714,634
Muslim 1,501,170 (49.92%) 771,198 729,972
Christian 16,702 (0.56%) 8,307 8,395
Sikh 477 (0.02%) 288 189
Buddhist 432 (0.01%) 219 213
Jain 1,324 (0.04%) 689 635
Other Religion 1,622 (0.05%) 805 817
No Religion Specified 2,464 (0.08%) 1,251 1,213

Literacy Rate - Uttar Dinajpur district

The total literacy rate of Uttar Dinajpur district was 59.07% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 76.26% of West Bengal. Population-wise, out of total 1,489,667 literates, males were 853,495 while females were 636,172. Also the male literacy rate was 65.52% and the female literacy rate was 52.17% in Uttar Dinajpur district.

  Uttar Dinajpur district West Bengal
Female 52.17% 70.54%
Male 65.52% 81.69%
Total 59.07% 76.26%

Sex Ratio - Uttar Dinajpur district

The Sex Ratio of Uttar Dinajpur district is 939 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 939 females in Uttar Dinajpur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 953 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 939 ) of Uttar Dinajpur district.


Population Density - Uttar Dinajpur district

The total area of Uttar Dinajpur district is 3,140 km2. Thus the density of Uttar Dinajpur district is 958 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 65 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,075 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Uttar Dinajpur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Uttar Dinajpur, 12.05% people lived in urban regions while 87.95% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 362,228 out of which 188,597 were males while remaining 173,631 were females. In rural areas of Uttar Dinajpur, male population was 1,362,469 while female population was 1,282,437.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Uttar Dinajpur was 921 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Uttar Dinajpur was 955 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Uttar Dinajpur were 42,879 which is 11.84% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Uttar Dinajpur was 941 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Uttar Dinajpur was 953 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Uttar Dinajpur for urban regions was 80.28 percent in which males were 83.91% literate while female literacy stood at 76.32%. The total literate population of Uttar Dinajpur was 1,489,667. Similarly in rural areas of Uttar Dinajpur, the average literacy rate was 55.99 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 62.82% and 48.72% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Uttar Dinajpur were 1,233,289.

Rural Urban
Population % 87.95% 12.05%
Total population 2,644,906 362,228
Male population 1,362,469 188,597
Female population 1,282,437 173,631
Sex ratio 941 921
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 953 955
Child population 442,278 42,879
Literates 1,233,289 256,378
Average literacy 55.99% 80.28%
Male literacy 62.82% 83.91%
Female literacy 48.72% 76.32%

Child Population - Uttar Dinajpur district

According to Census 2011, there were 485,157 children between age 0 to 6 years in Uttar Dinajpur district. Out of which 248,402 were male while 236,755 were female.


Working Population - Uttar Dinajpur district

In Uttar Dinajpur district out of total population, 1,075,626 were engaged in work activities. 76.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 23.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,075,626 workers engaged in Main Work, 226,346 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 294,195 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 824,342 688,769 135,573
Cultivators 226,346 211,115 15,231
Agriculture Labourer 294,195 238,667 55,528
Household Industries 21,947 10,091 11,856
Other Workers 281,854 228,896 52,958
Marginal Workers 251,284 110,858 140,426
Non Working 1,931,508 751,439 1,180,069

Uttar Dinajpur district Map


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