Jorhat District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Assam) - Census 2011
Jorhat district of Assam has a total population of 1,092,256 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 556,805 are males while 535,451 are females. In 2011 there were a total 236,262 families residing in Jorhat district. The Average Sex Ratio of Jorhat district is 962.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 20.2% people live in Urban areas while 79.8% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 90.4% while that in rural areas is 80%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Jorhat district is 937 while that of Rural areas is 968.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Jorhat district is 124594 which is 11% of the total population. There are 63428 male children and 61166 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Jorhat is 964 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (962) of Jorhat district.
The total literacy rate of Jorhat district is 82.15%. The male literacy rate is 77.65% and the female literacy rate is 67.72% in Jorhat district.
To facilitate the administration, Jorhat 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.
Jorhat Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Jorhat district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||124,594||63,428||61,166|
Caste-wise Population - Jorhat district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 8.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 12.8% of total population in Jorhat district of Assam.
Religion-wise Population - Jorhat district
|No Religion Specified||3,087||(0.28%)||1,526||1,561|
Literacy Rate - Jorhat district
The total literacy rate of Jorhat district was 82.15% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 72.19% of Assam. Population-wise, out of total 794,929 literates, males were 432,335 while females were 362,594. Also the male literacy rate was 87.63% and the female literacy rate was 76.45% in Jorhat district.
Sex Ratio - Jorhat district
The Sex Ratio of Jorhat district is 962 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 962 females in Jorhat district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 964 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 962 ) of Jorhat district.
Population Density - Jorhat district
The total area of Jorhat district is 2,851 km2. Thus the density of Jorhat district is 383 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 92 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,759 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Jorhat district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Jorhat, 20.19% people lived in urban regions while 79.81% in rural areas. The total urban population was 220,534 out of which 113,837 were males while the remaining 106,697 were females. In rural areas of Jorhat, male population was 442,968 while the female population was 428,754.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Jorhat was 937 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Jorhat was 948 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Jorhat were 21,200 which is 9.61% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Jorhat was 968 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Jorhat was 968 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Jorhat for urban regions was 90.39 percent in which males were 92.89% literate while female literacy stood at 87.72%. The total literate population of Jorhat was 794,929. Similarly in rural areas of Jorhat, the average literacy rate was 80.01 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 86.24% and 73.58% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Jorhat were 614,748.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||968||948|
Child Population - Jorhat district
According to Census 2011, there were 124,594 children between age 0 to 6 years in Jorhat district. Out of which 63,428 were male while 61,166 were female.
Working Population - Jorhat district
In Jorhat district out of total population, 498,618 were engaged in work activities. 67.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 32.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 498,618 workers engaged in Main Work, 98,667 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 20,176 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Jorhat
Below are the list of Districts near Jorhat district in Assam.
|Sivasagar district population||1,151,050|
|Golaghat district population||1,066,888|
|Dibrugarh district population||1,326,335|
|Karbi Anglong district population||956,313|
|Tinsukia district population||1,327,929|
|Dima Hasao district population||214,102|
|Cachar district population||1,736,617|
|Dhemaji district population||686,133|
|Karimganj district population||1,228,686|
|Lakhimpur district population||1,042,137|