West Kameng District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Arunachal Pradesh) - Census 2011

West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh has total population of 83,947 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 46,155 are males while 37,792 are females. In 2011 there were total 18,159 families residing in West Kameng district. The Average Sex Ratio of West Kameng district is 819.

West Kameng district, Arunachal Pradesh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 19% people lives in Urban areas while 81% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 78.2% while that in the rural areas is 64.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in West Kameng district is 909 while that of Rural areas is 799.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in West Kameng district is 11643 which is 14% of the total population. There are 5900 male children and 5743 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of West Kameng is 973 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (819) of West Kameng district.

The total literacy rate of West Kameng district is 67.07%. The male literacy rate is 64.06% and the female literacy rate is 50.08% in West Kameng district.

Population
83,947
Literacy
67.07%
Sex Ratio
819

To facilitate the administration, West Kameng district is further divided into 13 Circles (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Circles consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

West Kameng Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 11,643 5,900 5,743
Literacy 67.07% 64.06% 50.08%
Scheduled Caste 0 0 0
Scheduled Tribe 46,380 22,771 23,609
Illiterate 35,455 16,589 18,866

Caste-wise Population - West Kameng district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 55.2% of total population in West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 46,380 22,771 23,609

Religion-wise Population - West Kameng district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 31,265 (37.24%) 19,586 11,679
Muslim 1,970 (2.35%) 1,337 633
Christian 8,466 (10.08%) 4,211 4,255
Sikh 328 (0.39%) 252 76
Buddhist 36,087 (42.99%) 17,801 18,286
Jain 71 (0.08%) 39 32
Other Religion 5,556 (6.62%) 2,823 2,733
No Religion Specified 204 (0.24%) 106 98

Literacy Rate - West Kameng district

The total literacy rate of West Kameng district was 67.07% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 65.38% of Arunachal Pradesh. Population-wise, out of total 48,492 literates, males were 29,566 while females were 18,926. Also the male literacy rate was 73.45% and the female literacy rate was 59.05% in West Kameng district.

  West Kameng district Arunachal Pradesh
Female 59.05% 57.7%
Male 73.45% 72.55%
Total 67.07% 65.38%

Sex Ratio - West Kameng district

The Sex Ratio of West Kameng district is 819 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 819 females in West Kameng district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 973 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 819 ) of West Kameng district.


Population Density - West Kameng district

The total area of West Kameng district is 7,422 km2. Thus the density of West Kameng district is 11 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 0 sq. km. area is under urban region while 0 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - West Kameng district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of West Kameng, 18.98% people lived in urban regions while 81.02% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 15,932 out of which 8,346 were males while remaining 7,586 were females. In rural areas of West Kameng, male population was 37,809 while female population was 30,206.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of West Kameng was 909 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in West Kameng was 1,008 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of West Kameng were 1,831 which is 11.49% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of West Kameng was 799 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in West Kameng was 967 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in West Kameng for urban regions was 78.21 percent in which males were 83.58% literate while female literacy stood at 72.24%. The total literate population of West Kameng was 48,492. Similarly in rural areas of West Kameng, the average literacy rate was 64.37 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 71.15% and 55.59% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of West Kameng were 37,463.

Rural Urban
Population % 81.02% 18.98%
Total population 68,015 15,932
Male population 37,809 8,346
Female population 30,206 7,586
Sex ratio 799 909
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 967 1,008
Child population 9,812 1,831
Literates 37,463 11,029
Average literacy 64.37% 78.21%
Male literacy 71.15% 83.58%
Female literacy 55.59% 72.24%

Child Population - West Kameng district

According to Census 2011, there were 11,643 children between age 0 to 6 years in West Kameng district. Out of which 5,900 were male while 5,743 were female.


Working Population - West Kameng district

In West Kameng district out of total population, 42,493 were engaged in work activities. 81.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 42,493 workers engaged in Main Work, 11,331 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 817 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 34,752 24,640 10,112
Cultivators 11,331 5,884 5,447
Agriculture Labourer 817 507 310
Household Industries 458 194 264
Other Workers 22,146 18,055 4,091
Marginal Workers 7,741 3,673 4,068
Non Working 41,454 17,842 23,612

West Kameng district Map


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