Jorhat West Circle Population, Caste, Religion Data - Jorhat district, Assam

Jorhat West Circle of Jorhat district has total population of 211,539 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 107,852 are males while 103,687 are females. In 2011 there were total 45,895 families residing in Jorhat West Circle. The Average Sex Ratio of Jorhat West Circle is 961.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 22.7% people lives in Urban areas while 77.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 91.7% while that in the rural areas is 83%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Jorhat West Circle is 974 while that of Rural areas is 958.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Jorhat West Circle is 23807 which is 11% of the total population. There are 12143 male children and 11664 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Jorhat West Circle is 961 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 961 ) of Jorhat West Circle.

The total literacy rate of Jorhat West Circle is 84.99%. The male literacy rate is 79.42% and the female literacy rate is 71.27% in Jorhat West Circle.

Population
211,539
Literacy
84.99%
Sex Ratio
961

To facilitate the administration, Jorhat West Circle is further divided into 5 towns and 130 villages.

Jorhat West Circle Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 23,807 12,143 11,664
Literacy 84.99% 79.42% 71.27%
Scheduled Caste 23,838 12,123 11,715
Scheduled Tribe 20,962 10,579 10,383
Illiterate 51,980 22,195 29,785

Caste-wise Population - Jorhat West Circle

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 11.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 9.9% of total population in Jorhat West Circle of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 23,838 12,123 11,715
Schedule Tribe 20,962 10,579 10,383

Religion-wise Population - Jorhat West Circle

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 199,965 (94.53%) 101,983 97,982
Muslim 9,273 (4.38%) 4,664 4,609
Christian 763 (0.36%) 411 352
Sikh 208 (0.1%) 112 96
Buddhist 116 (0.05%) 58 58
Jain 31 (0.01%) 20 11
Other Religion 9 (0%) 7 2
No Religion Specified 1,174 (0.55%) 597 577

Literacy Rate - Jorhat West Circle

Average literacy rate of Jorhat West Circle in 2011 were 84.99% in which, male and female literacy were 89.5% and 80.31% respectively. Total literate in Jorhat West Circle were 159,559 of which male and female were 85,657 and 73,902 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Jorhat West Circle

The Sex Ratio of Jorhat West Circle is 961 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 961 females in Jorhat West Circle. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 961 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 961 ) of Jorhat West Circle.


Child Population - Jorhat West Circle

According to Census 2011, there were 23,807 children between age 0 to 6 years in Jorhat West Circle. Out of which 23,807 were male while 23,807 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Jorhat West Circle

As per Census 2011, there are total 11,328 families under Jorhat West Circle living in urban areas while 11,328 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 22.7% of total population of Jorhat West Circle lives in Urban areas while 77.3% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 4,650 while that in rural region is 19,157.

Total Urban Rural
Population 211,539 47,919 163,620
Children (0 - 6 years) 23,807 4,650 19,157
Schedule Caste 23,838 2,263 21,575
Schedule Tribe 20,962 627 20,335
Literacy 84.99% 91.67% 82.99%
Sex Ratio 961 974 958

Working Population - Jorhat West Circle

In Jorhat West Circle out of total population, 90,820 were engaged in work activities. 73.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 26.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 90,820 workers engaged in Main Work, 17,376 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2,973 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 66,871 50,757 16,114
Cultivators 17,376 12,194 5,182
Agriculture Labourer 2,973 1,910 1,063
Household Industries 3,346 2,065 1,281
Other Workers 43,176 34,588 8,588
Marginal Workers 23,949 11,110 12,839
Non Working 120,719 45,985 74,734

Jorhat West Circle Map


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