Biswanath Circle Population, Caste, Religion Data - Sonitpur district, Assam

Biswanath Circle of Sonitpur district has total population of 346,624 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 176,434 are males while 170,190 are females. In 2011 there were total 70,998 families residing in Biswanath Circle. The Average Sex Ratio of Biswanath Circle is 965.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 5.5% people lives in Urban areas while 94.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 90.9% while that in the rural areas is 58.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Biswanath Circle is 959 while that of Rural areas is 965.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Biswanath Circle is 52030 which is 15% of the total population. There are 26462 male children and 25568 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Biswanath Circle is 966 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 965 ) of Biswanath Circle.

The total literacy rate of Biswanath Circle is 60.51%. The male literacy rate is 57.4% and the female literacy rate is 45.24% in Biswanath Circle.

Population
346,624
Literacy
60.51%
Sex Ratio
965

To facilitate the administration, Biswanath Circle is further divided into 1 town and 378 villages.

Biswanath Circle Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 52,030 26,462 25,568
Literacy 60.51% 57.4% 45.24%
Scheduled Caste 24,486 12,478 12,008
Scheduled Tribe 17,420 8,981 8,439
Illiterate 168,360 75,159 93,201

Caste-wise Population - Biswanath Circle

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 7.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 5% of total population in Biswanath Circle of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 24,486 12,478 12,008
Schedule Tribe 17,420 8,981 8,439

Religion-wise Population - Biswanath Circle

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 278,471 (80.34%) 141,614 136,857
Muslim 48,034 (13.86%) 24,721 23,313
Christian 17,516 (5.05%) 8,760 8,756
Sikh 195 (0.06%) 92 103
Buddhist 1,627 (0.47%) 807 820
Jain 122 (0.04%) 66 56
Other Religion 93 (0.03%) 39 54
No Religion Specified 566 (0.16%) 335 231

Literacy Rate - Biswanath Circle

Average literacy rate of Biswanath Circle in 2011 were 60.51% in which, male and female literacy were 67.53% and 53.23% respectively. Total literate in Biswanath Circle were 178,264 of which male and female were 101,275 and 76,989 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Biswanath Circle

The Sex Ratio of Biswanath Circle is 965 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 965 females in Biswanath Circle. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 966 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 965 ) of Biswanath Circle.


Child Population - Biswanath Circle

According to Census 2011, there were 52,030 children between age 0 to 6 years in Biswanath Circle. Out of which 52,030 were male while 52,030 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Biswanath Circle

As per Census 2011, there are total 4,454 families under Biswanath Circle living in urban areas while 4,454 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 5.5% of total population of Biswanath Circle lives in Urban areas while 94.5% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 1,855 while that in rural region is 50,175.

Total Urban Rural
Population 346,624 19,145 327,479
Children (0 - 6 years) 52,030 1,855 50,175
Schedule Caste 24,486 744 23,742
Schedule Tribe 17,420 203 17,217
Literacy 60.51% 90.88% 58.62%
Sex Ratio 965 959 965

Working Population - Biswanath Circle

In Biswanath Circle out of total population, 138,099 were engaged in work activities. 70.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 29.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 138,099 workers engaged in Main Work, 27,770 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 10,825 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 97,877 75,231 22,646
Cultivators 27,770 25,025 2,745
Agriculture Labourer 10,825 7,489 3,336
Household Industries 1,811 1,460 351
Other Workers 57,471 41,257 16,214
Marginal Workers 40,222 19,422 20,800
Non Working 208,525 81,781 126,744

Biswanath Circle Map


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