Silchar Circle Population, Caste, Religion Data - Cachar district, Assam

Silchar Circle of Cachar district has total population of 704,465 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 359,728 are males while 344,737 are females. In 2011 there were total 156,321 families residing in Silchar Circle. The Average Sex Ratio of Silchar Circle is 958.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 40.4% people lives in Urban areas while 59.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.8% while that in the rural areas is 76.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Silchar Circle is 981 while that of Rural areas is 943.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Silchar Circle is 92363 which is 13% of the total population. There are 47135 male children and 45228 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Silchar Circle is 960 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 958 ) of Silchar Circle.

The total literacy rate of Silchar Circle is 81.84%. The male literacy rate is 75.15% and the female literacy rate is 66.89% in Silchar Circle.

Population
704,465
Literacy
81.84%
Sex Ratio
958

To facilitate the administration, Silchar Circle is further divided into 16 towns and 246 villages.

Silchar Circle Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 92,363 47,135 45,228
Literacy 81.84% 75.15% 66.89%
Scheduled Caste 130,767 66,913 63,854
Scheduled Tribe 2,754 1,371 1,383
Illiterate 203,535 89,398 114,137

Caste-wise Population - Silchar Circle

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.4% of total population in Silchar Circle of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 130,767 66,913 63,854
Schedule Tribe 2,754 1,371 1,383

Religion-wise Population - Silchar Circle

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 508,540 (72.19%) 259,662 248,878
Muslim 186,142 (26.42%) 95,040 91,102
Christian 7,049 (1%) 3,565 3,484
Sikh 186 (0.03%) 114 72
Buddhist 138 (0.02%) 72 66
Jain 1,512 (0.21%) 784 728
Other Religion 27 (0%) 16 11
No Religion Specified 871 (0.12%) 475 396

Literacy Rate - Silchar Circle

Average literacy rate of Silchar Circle in 2011 were 81.84% in which, male and female literacy were 86.48% and 76.99% respectively. Total literate in Silchar Circle were 500,930 of which male and female were 270,330 and 230,600 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Silchar Circle

The Sex Ratio of Silchar Circle is 958 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 958 females in Silchar Circle. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 960 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 958 ) of Silchar Circle.


Child Population - Silchar Circle

According to Census 2011, there were 92,363 children between age 0 to 6 years in Silchar Circle. Out of which 92,363 were male while 92,363 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Silchar Circle

As per Census 2011, there are total 62,639 families under Silchar Circle living in urban areas while 62,639 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 40.4% of total population of Silchar Circle lives in Urban areas while 59.6% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 30,462 while that in rural region is 61,901.

Total Urban Rural
Population 704,465 284,267 420,198
Children (0 - 6 years) 92,363 30,462 61,901
Schedule Caste 130,767 43,198 87,569
Schedule Tribe 2,754 935 1,819
Literacy 81.84% 88.82% 76.89%
Sex Ratio 958 981 943

Working Population - Silchar Circle

In Silchar Circle out of total population, 249,177 were engaged in work activities. 80.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 19.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 249,177 workers engaged in Main Work, 23,694 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 8,076 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 200,785 168,936 31,849
Cultivators 23,694 21,816 1,878
Agriculture Labourer 8,076 6,679 1,397
Household Industries 4,646 2,991 1,655
Other Workers 164,369 137,450 26,919
Marginal Workers 48,392 25,767 22,625
Non Working 455,288 165,025 290,263

Silchar Circle Map


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