Cachar District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Assam) - Census 2011
Cachar district of Assam has a total population of 1,736,617 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 886,284 are males while 850,333 are females. In 2011 there were a total 379,955 families residing in Cachar district. The Average Sex Ratio of Cachar district is 959.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 18.2% people live in Urban areas while 81.8% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 89% while that in rural areas is 77.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Cachar district is 982 while that of Rural areas is 955.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Cachar district is 256774 which is 15% of the total population. There are 131417 male children and 125357 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Cachar is 954 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (959) of Cachar district.
The total literacy rate of Cachar district is 79.34%. The male literacy rate is 72.21% and the female literacy rate is 62.82% in Cachar district.
To facilitate the administration, Cachar district is further divided into 5 Circles (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Circles consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Cachar Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Cachar district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||256,774||131,417||125,357|
Caste-wise Population - Cachar district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1% of total population in Cachar district of Assam.
Religion-wise Population - Cachar district
|No Religion Specified||2,789||(0.16%)||1,426||1,363|
Literacy Rate - Cachar district
The total literacy rate of Cachar district was 79.34% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 72.19% of Assam. Population-wise, out of total 1,174,128 literates, males were 639,946 while females were 534,182. Also the male literacy rate was 84.78% and the female literacy rate was 73.68% in Cachar district.
Sex Ratio - Cachar district
The Sex Ratio of Cachar district is 959 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 959 females in Cachar district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 954 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 959 ) of Cachar district.
Population Density - Cachar district
The total area of Cachar district is 3,786 km2. Thus the density of Cachar district is 459 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 65 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,721 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Cachar district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Cachar, 18.17% people lived in urban regions while 81.83% in rural areas. The total urban population was 315,464 out of which 159,201 were males while the remaining 156,263 were females. In rural areas of Cachar, male population was 727,083 while the female population was 694,070.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Cachar was 982 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Cachar was 952 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Cachar were 34,101 which is 10.81% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Cachar was 955 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Cachar was 954 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Cachar for urban regions was 88.99 percent in which males were 91.95% literate while female literacy stood at 85.99%. The total literate population of Cachar was 1,174,128. Similarly in rural areas of Cachar, the average literacy rate was 77.08 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 83.12% and 70.75% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Cachar were 923,736.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||954||952|
Child Population - Cachar district
According to Census 2011, there were 256,774 children between age 0 to 6 years in Cachar district. Out of which 131,417 were male while 125,357 were female.
Working Population - Cachar district
In Cachar district out of total population, 608,062 were engaged in work activities. 77.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 22.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 608,062 workers engaged in Main Work, 104,295 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 37,204 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Cachar
Below are the list of Districts near Cachar district in Assam.
|Karimganj district population||1,228,686|
|Dima Hasao district population||214,102|
|Karbi Anglong district population||956,313|
|Hailakandi district population||659,296|
|Golaghat district population||1,066,888|
|Bongaigaon district population||738,804|
|Jorhat district population||1,092,256|
|Chirang district population||482,162|
|Kamrup district population||1,517,542|
|Sivasagar district population||1,151,050|
Cachar district Map
- Census 2011 Data - censusindia.gov.in
- Cachar, Assam - Wikipedia