Golaghat District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Assam) - Census 2011
Golaghat district of Assam has a total population of 1,066,888 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 543,161 are males while 523,727 are females. In 2011 there were a total 227,197 families residing in Golaghat district. The Average Sex Ratio of Golaghat district is 964.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 9.2% people live in Urban areas while 90.8% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 91.7% while that in rural areas is 75.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Golaghat district is 953 while that of Rural areas is 965.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Golaghat district is 134793 which is 13% of the total population. There are 68662 male children and 66131 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Golaghat is 963 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (964) of Golaghat district.
The total literacy rate of Golaghat district is 77.43%. The male literacy rate is 72.99% and the female literacy rate is 62.11% in Golaghat district.
To facilitate the administration, Golaghat district is further divided into 6 Circles (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Circles consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Golaghat Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Golaghat district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||134,793||68,662||66,131|
Caste-wise Population - Golaghat district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 5.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 10.5% of total population in Golaghat district of Assam.
Religion-wise Population - Golaghat district
|No Religion Specified||1,697||(0.16%)||793||904|
Literacy Rate - Golaghat district
The total literacy rate of Golaghat district was 77.43% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 72.19% of Assam. Population-wise, out of total 721,764 literates, males were 396,475 while females were 325,289. Also the male literacy rate was 83.56% and the female literacy rate was 71.09% in Golaghat district.
Sex Ratio - Golaghat district
The Sex Ratio of Golaghat district is 964 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 964 females in Golaghat district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 963 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 964 ) of Golaghat district.
Population Density - Golaghat district
The total area of Golaghat district is 3,502 km2. Thus the density of Golaghat district is 305 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 36 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,466 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Golaghat district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Golaghat, 9.16% people lived in urban regions while 90.84% in rural areas. The total urban population was 97,736 out of which 50,036 were males while the remaining 47,700 were females. In rural areas of Golaghat, male population was 493,125 while the female population was 476,027.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Golaghat was 953 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Golaghat was 930 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Golaghat were 9,673 which is 9.9% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Golaghat was 965 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Golaghat was 966 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Golaghat for urban regions was 91.74 percent in which males were 94.25% literate while female literacy stood at 89.11%. The total literate population of Golaghat was 721,764. Similarly in rural areas of Golaghat, the average literacy rate was 75.94 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 82.44% and 69.22% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Golaghat were 640,978.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||966||930|
Child Population - Golaghat district
According to Census 2011, there were 134,793 children between age 0 to 6 years in Golaghat district. Out of which 68,662 were male while 66,131 were female.
Working Population - Golaghat district
In Golaghat district out of total population, 479,928 were engaged in work activities. 69% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 31% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 479,928 workers engaged in Main Work, 133,659 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 25,086 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Golaghat
Below are the list of Districts near Golaghat district in Assam.
|Jorhat district population||1,092,256|
|Karbi Anglong district population||956,313|
|Sivasagar district population||1,151,050|
|Dima Hasao district population||214,102|
|Cachar district population||1,736,617|
|Dibrugarh district population||1,326,335|
|Tinsukia district population||1,327,929|
|Karimganj district population||1,228,686|
|Dhemaji district population||686,133|
|Hailakandi district population||659,296|