Barddhaman District Population, Caste, Religion Data (West Bengal) - Census 2011
Barddhaman district of West Bengal has a total population of 7,717,563 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 3,966,889 are males while 3,750,674 are females. In 2011 there were a total 1,730,927 families residing in Barddhaman district. The Average Sex Ratio of Barddhaman district is 945.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 39.9% people live in Urban areas while 60.1% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 81.5% while that in rural areas is 72.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Barddhaman district is 932 while that of Rural areas is 954.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Barddhaman district is 832033 which is 11% of the total population. There are 426385 male children and 405648 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Barddhaman is 951 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (945) of Barddhaman district.
The total literacy rate of Barddhaman district is 76.21%. The male literacy rate is 73.56% and the female literacy rate is 62.1% in Barddhaman district.
To facilitate the administration, Barddhaman district is further divided into 32 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Barddhaman Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Barddhaman district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||832,033||426,385||405,648|
Caste-wise Population - Barddhaman district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 27.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 6.3% of total population in Barddhaman district of West Bengal.
Religion-wise Population - Barddhaman district
|No Religion Specified||23,188||(0.3%)||11,891||11,297|
Literacy Rate - Barddhaman district
The total literacy rate of Barddhaman district was 76.21% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 76.26% of West Bengal. Population-wise, out of total 5,247,208 literates, males were 2,918,040 while females were 2,329,168. Also the male literacy rate was 82.42% and the female literacy rate was 69.63% in Barddhaman district.
|Barddhaman district||West Bengal|
Sex Ratio - Barddhaman district
The Sex Ratio of Barddhaman district is 945 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 945 females in Barddhaman district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 951 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 945 ) of Barddhaman district.
Population Density - Barddhaman district
The total area of Barddhaman district is 7,024 km2. Thus the density of Barddhaman district is 1,099 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 934 sq. km. area is under urban region while 6,090 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Barddhaman district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Barddhaman, 39.89% people lived in urban regions while 60.11% in rural areas. The total urban population was 3,078,299 out of which 1,593,102 were males while the remaining 1,485,197 were females. In rural areas of Barddhaman, male population was 2,373,787 while the female population was 2,265,477.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Barddhaman was 932 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Barddhaman was 935 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Barddhaman were 320,064 which is 10.4% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Barddhaman was 954 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Barddhaman was 962 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Barddhaman for urban regions was 81.54 percent in which males were 87.31% literate while female literacy stood at 75.34%. The total literate population of Barddhaman was 5,247,208. Similarly in rural areas of Barddhaman, the average literacy rate was 72.65 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 79.12% and 65.86% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Barddhaman were 2,998,277.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||962||935|
Child Population - Barddhaman district
According to Census 2011, there were 832,033 children between age 0 to 6 years in Barddhaman district. Out of which 426,385 were male while 405,648 were female.
Working Population - Barddhaman district
In Barddhaman district out of total population, 2,911,251 were engaged in work activities. 74.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 25.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,911,251 workers engaged in Main Work, 297,193 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 604,286 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Barddhaman
Below are the list of Districts near Barddhaman district in West Bengal.
|Nadia district population||5,167,600|
|Birbhum district population||3,502,404|
|North Twenty Four Parganas district population||10,009,781|
|Murshidabad district population||7,103,807|
|Hugli district population||5,519,145|
|Maldah district population||3,988,845|
|Bankura district population||3,596,674|
|Dakshin Dinajpur district population||1,676,276|
|Uttar Dinajpur district population||3,007,134|
|Puruliya district population||2,930,115|