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

West Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh has total population of 112,274 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 58,168 are males while 54,106 are females. In 2011 there were total 21,231 families residing in West Siang district. The Average Sex Ratio of West Siang district is 930.

West Siang district, Arunachal Pradesh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 22.2% people lives in Urban areas while 77.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85.4% while that in the rural areas is 60.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in West Siang district is 852 while that of Rural areas is 954.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in West Siang district is 14855 which is 13% of the total population. There are 7655 male children and 7200 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of West Siang is 941 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (930) of West Siang district.

The total literacy rate of West Siang district is 66.46%. The male literacy rate is 63.23% and the female literacy rate is 51.69% in West Siang district.

Population
112,274
Literacy
66.46%
Sex Ratio
930

To facilitate the administration, West Siang district is further divided into 21 Circles (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Circles consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

West Siang Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 14,855 7,655 7,200
Literacy 66.46% 63.23% 51.69%
Scheduled Caste 0 0 0
Scheduled Tribe 92,783 45,746 47,037
Illiterate 47,528 21,391 26,137

Caste-wise Population - West Siang district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 82.6% of total population in West Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 92,783 45,746 47,037

Religion-wise Population - West Siang district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 15,881 (14.14%) 10,072 5,809
Muslim 2,218 (1.98%) 1,303 915
Christian 29,969 (26.69%) 14,744 15,225
Sikh 577 (0.51%) 564 13
Buddhist 3,311 (2.95%) 1,578 1,733
Jain 49 (0.04%) 27 22
Other Religion 60,005 (53.45%) 29,746 30,259
No Religion Specified 264 (0.24%) 134 130

Literacy Rate - West Siang district

The total literacy rate of West Siang district was 66.46% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 65.38% of Arunachal Pradesh. Population-wise, out of total 64,746 literates, males were 36,777 while females were 27,969. Also the male literacy rate was 72.81% and the female literacy rate was 59.63% in West Siang district.

  West Siang district Arunachal Pradesh
Female 59.63% 57.7%
Male 72.81% 72.55%
Total 66.46% 65.38%

Sex Ratio - West Siang district

The Sex Ratio of West Siang district is 930 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 930 females in West Siang district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 941 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 930 ) of West Siang district.


Population Density - West Siang district

The total area of West Siang district is 8,325 km2. Thus the density of West Siang district is 13 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 Siang district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of West Siang, 22.24% people lived in urban regions while 77.76% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 24,968 out of which 13,481 were males while remaining 11,487 were females. In rural areas of West Siang, male population was 44,687 while female population was 42,619.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of West Siang was 852 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in West Siang was 940 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of West Siang were 2,863 which is 11.47% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of West Siang was 954 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in West Siang was 941 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in West Siang for urban regions was 85.37 percent in which males were 90.33% literate while female literacy stood at 79.49%. The total literate population of West Siang was 64,746. Similarly in rural areas of West Siang, the average literacy rate was 60.91 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 67.34% and 54.18% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of West Siang were 45,874.

Rural Urban
Population % 77.76% 22.24%
Total population 87,306 24,968
Male population 44,687 13,481
Female population 42,619 11,487
Sex ratio 954 852
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 941 940
Child population 11,992 2,863
Literates 45,874 18,872
Average literacy 60.91% 85.37%
Male literacy 67.34% 90.33%
Female literacy 54.18% 79.49%

Child Population - West Siang district

According to Census 2011, there were 14,855 children between age 0 to 6 years in West Siang district. Out of which 7,655 were male while 7,200 were female.


Working Population - West Siang district

In West Siang district out of total population, 49,177 were engaged in work activities. 87.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 12.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 49,177 workers engaged in Main Work, 25,883 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 617 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 43,000 26,045 16,955
Cultivators 25,883 12,822 13,061
Agriculture Labourer 617 378 239
Household Industries 213 119 94
Other Workers 16,287 12,726 3,561
Marginal Workers 6,177 3,111 3,066
Non Working 63,097 29,012 34,085

West Siang district Map


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