Darjiling District Population, Caste, Religion Data (West Bengal) - Census 2011
Darjiling district of West Bengal has a total population of 1,846,823 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 937,259 are males while 909,564 are females. In 2011 there were a total 391,234 families residing in Darjiling district. The Average Sex Ratio of Darjiling district is 970.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 39.4% people live in Urban areas while 60.6% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 87.5% while that in rural areas is 74.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Darjiling district is 966 while that of Rural areas is 973.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Darjiling district is 193169 which is 10% of the total population. There are 98933 male children and 94236 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Darjiling is 953 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (970) of Darjiling district.
The total literacy rate of Darjiling district is 79.56%. The male literacy rate is 76.57% and the female literacy rate is 65.74% in Darjiling district.
To facilitate the administration, Darjiling district is further divided into 13 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Darjiling Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Darjiling district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||193,169||98,933||94,236|
Caste-wise Population - Darjiling district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 17.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 21.5% of total population in Darjiling district of West Bengal.
Religion-wise Population - Darjiling district
|No Religion Specified||4,573||(0.25%)||2,303||2,270|
Literacy Rate - Darjiling district
The total literacy rate of Darjiling district was 79.56% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 76.26% of West Bengal. Population-wise, out of total 1,315,585 literates, males were 717,673 while females were 597,912. Also the male literacy rate was 85.61% and the female literacy rate was 73.33% in Darjiling district.
|Darjiling district||West Bengal|
Sex Ratio - Darjiling district
The Sex Ratio of Darjiling district is 970 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 970 females in Darjiling district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 953 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 970 ) of Darjiling district.
Population Density - Darjiling district
The total area of Darjiling district is 3,149 km2. Thus the density of Darjiling district is 586 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 153 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,996 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Darjiling district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Darjiling, 39.42% people lived in urban regions while 60.58% in rural areas. The total urban population was 727,963 out of which 370,294 were males while the remaining 357,669 were females. In rural areas of Darjiling, male population was 566,965 while the female population was 551,895.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Darjiling was 966 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Darjiling was 930 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Darjiling were 66,396 which is 9.12% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Darjiling was 973 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Darjiling was 965 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Darjiling for urban regions was 87.48 percent in which males were 91.37% literate while female literacy stood at 83.48%. The total literate population of Darjiling was 1,315,585. Similarly in rural areas of Darjiling, the average literacy rate was 74.27 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 81.76% and 66.59% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Darjiling were 736,824.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||965||930|
Child Population - Darjiling district
According to Census 2011, there were 193,169 children between age 0 to 6 years in Darjiling district. Out of which 98,933 were male while 94,236 were female.
Working Population - Darjiling district
In Darjiling district out of total population, 683,726 were engaged in work activities. 77.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 22.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 683,726 workers engaged in Main Work, 51,984 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 32,087 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Darjiling
Below are the list of Districts near Darjiling district in West Bengal.
|Jalpaiguri district population||3,872,846|
|Koch Bihar district population||2,819,086|
|Uttar Dinajpur district population||3,007,134|
|Dakshin Dinajpur district population||1,676,276|
|Maldah district population||3,988,845|
|Murshidabad district population||7,103,807|
|Birbhum district population||3,502,404|
|Barddhaman district population||7,717,563|
|Nadia district population||5,167,600|
|North Twenty Four Parganas district population||10,009,781|