Koch Bihar District Population, Caste, Religion Data (West Bengal) - Census 2011
Koch Bihar district of West Bengal has a total population of 2,819,086 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,451,542 are males while 1,367,544 are females. In 2011 there were a total 665,720 families residing in Koch Bihar district. The Average Sex Ratio of Koch Bihar district is 942.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 10.3% people live in Urban areas while 89.7% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.4% while that in rural areas is 73.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Koch Bihar district is 974 while that of Rural areas is 939.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Koch Bihar district is 344645 which is 12% of the total population. There are 176940 male children and 167705 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Koch Bihar is 948 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (942) of Koch Bihar district.
The total literacy rate of Koch Bihar district is 74.78%. The male literacy rate is 70.87% and the female literacy rate is 60.09% in Koch Bihar district.
To facilitate the administration, Koch Bihar 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.
Koch Bihar Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Koch Bihar district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||344,645||176,940||167,705|
Caste-wise Population - Koch Bihar district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 50.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.6% of total population in Koch Bihar district of West Bengal.
Religion-wise Population - Koch Bihar district
|No Religion Specified||4,244||(0.15%)||2,145||2,099|
Literacy Rate - Koch Bihar district
The total literacy rate of Koch Bihar district was 74.78% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 76.26% of West Bengal. Population-wise, out of total 1,850,504 literates, males were 1,028,733 while females were 821,771. Also the male literacy rate was 80.71% and the female literacy rate was 68.49% in Koch Bihar district.
|Koch Bihar district||West Bengal|
Sex Ratio - Koch Bihar district
The Sex Ratio of Koch Bihar district is 942 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 942 females in Koch Bihar district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 948 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 942 ) of Koch Bihar district.
Population Density - Koch Bihar district
The total area of Koch Bihar district is 3,387 km2. Thus the density of Koch Bihar district is 832 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 69 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,318 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Koch Bihar district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Koch Bihar, 10.27% people lived in urban regions while 89.73% in rural areas. The total urban population was 289,434 out of which 146,626 were males while the remaining 142,808 were females. In rural areas of Koch Bihar, male population was 1,304,916 while the female population was 1,224,736.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Koch Bihar was 974 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Koch Bihar was 937 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Koch Bihar were 25,420 which is 8.78% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Koch Bihar was 939 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Koch Bihar was 949 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Koch Bihar for urban regions was 88.36 percent in which males were 91.64% literate while female literacy stood at 85%. The total literate population of Koch Bihar was 1,850,504. Similarly in rural areas of Koch Bihar, the average literacy rate was 73.16 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 79.43% and 66.47% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Koch Bihar were 1,617,223.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||949||937|
Child Population - Koch Bihar district
According to Census 2011, there were 344,645 children between age 0 to 6 years in Koch Bihar district. Out of which 176,940 were male while 167,705 were female.
Working Population - Koch Bihar district
In Koch Bihar district out of total population, 1,127,977 were engaged in work activities. 78.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 21.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,127,977 workers engaged in Main Work, 312,014 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 272,435 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Koch Bihar
Below are the list of Districts near Koch Bihar district in West Bengal.
|Jalpaiguri district population||3,872,846|
|Uttar Dinajpur district population||3,007,134|
|Darjiling district population||1,846,823|
|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|