Barpeta Circle Population, Caste, Religion Data - Barpeta district, Assam

Barpeta Circle of Barpeta district has total population of 365,608 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 187,495 are males while 178,113 are females. In 2011 there were total 73,224 families residing in Barpeta Circle. The Average Sex Ratio of Barpeta Circle is 950.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 16.7% people lives in Urban areas while 83.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 87.4% while that in the rural areas is 63%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Barpeta Circle is 989 while that of Rural areas is 942.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Barpeta Circle is 59636 which is 16% of the total population. There are 30376 male children and 29260 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Barpeta Circle is 963 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 950 ) of Barpeta Circle.

The total literacy rate of Barpeta Circle is 67.38%. The male literacy rate is 61.18% and the female literacy rate is 51.35% in Barpeta Circle.

Population
365,608
Literacy
67.38%
Sex Ratio
950

To facilitate the administration, Barpeta Circle is further divided into 2 towns and 137 villages.

Barpeta Circle Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Barpeta Circle.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 59,636 30,376 29,260
Literacy 67.38% 61.18% 51.35%
Scheduled Caste 22,799 11,688 11,111
Scheduled Tribe 1,320 678 642
Illiterate 159,429 72,777 86,652

Caste-wise Population - Barpeta Circle

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.4% of total population in Barpeta Circle of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 22,799 11,688 11,111
Schedule Tribe 1,320 678 642

Religion-wise Population - Barpeta Circle

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 85,460 (23.37%) 43,099 42,361
Muslim 279,657 (76.49%) 144,144 135,513
Christian 244 (0.07%) 119 125
Sikh 10 (0%) 5 5
Buddhist 11 (0%) 7 4
Jain 54 (0.01%) 29 25
Other Religion 2 (0%) 1 1
No Religion Specified 170 (0.05%) 91 79

Literacy Rate - Barpeta Circle

Average literacy rate of Barpeta Circle in 2011 were 67.38% in which, male and female literacy were 73.01% and 61.44% respectively. Total literate in Barpeta Circle were 206,179 of which male and female were 114,718 and 91,461 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Barpeta Circle

The Sex Ratio of Barpeta Circle is 950 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 950 females in Barpeta Circle. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 963 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 950 ) of Barpeta Circle.


Child Population - Barpeta Circle

According to Census 2011, there were 59,636 children between age 0 to 6 years in Barpeta Circle. Out of which 59,636 were male while 59,636 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Barpeta Circle

As per Census 2011, there are total 12,916 families under Barpeta Circle living in urban areas while 12,916 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 16.7% of total population of Barpeta Circle lives in Urban areas while 83.3% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 5,935 while that in rural region is 53,701.

Total Urban Rural
Population 365,608 60,950 304,658
Children (0 - 6 years) 59,636 5,935 53,701
Schedule Caste 22,799 9,675 13,124
Schedule Tribe 1,320 252 1,068
Literacy 67.38% 87.39% 63%
Sex Ratio 950 989 942

Working Population - Barpeta Circle

In Barpeta Circle out of total population, 116,580 were engaged in work activities. 82.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 17.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 116,580 workers engaged in Main Work, 32,292 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 9,784 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 96,364 85,913 10,451
Cultivators 32,292 30,866 1,426
Agriculture Labourer 9,784 8,790 994
Household Industries 3,567 2,140 1,427
Other Workers 50,721 44,117 6,604
Marginal Workers 20,216 10,867 9,349
Non Working 249,028 90,715 158,313

Barpeta Circle Map


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