Maldah District Population, Caste, Religion Data (West Bengal) - Census 2011
Maldah district of West Bengal has a total population of 3,988,845 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 2,051,541 are males while 1,937,304 are females. In 2011 there were a total 846,991 families residing in Maldah district. The Average Sex Ratio of Maldah district is 944.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 13.6% people live in Urban areas while 86.4% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 76.6% while that in rural areas is 59.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Maldah district is 913 while that of Rural areas is 949.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Maldah district is 609040 which is 15% of the total population. There are 312340 male children and 296700 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Maldah is 950 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (944) of Maldah district.
The total literacy rate of Maldah district is 61.73%. The male literacy rate is 56.15% and the female literacy rate is 48.23% in Maldah district.
To facilitate the administration, Maldah district is further divided into 16 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Maldah Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Maldah district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||609,040||312,340||296,700|
Caste-wise Population - Maldah district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 7.9% of total population in Maldah district of West Bengal.
Religion-wise Population - Maldah district
|No Religion Specified||6,459||(0.16%)||3,722||2,737|
Literacy Rate - Maldah district
The total literacy rate of Maldah district was 61.73% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 76.26% of West Bengal. Population-wise, out of total 2,086,432 literates, males were 1,152,019 while females were 934,413. Also the male literacy rate was 66.24% and the female literacy rate was 56.96% in Maldah district.
|Maldah district||West Bengal|
Sex Ratio - Maldah district
The Sex Ratio of Maldah district is 944 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 944 females in Maldah district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 950 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 944 ) of Maldah district.
Population Density - Maldah district
The total area of Maldah district is 3,733 km2. Thus the density of Maldah district is 1,069 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 86 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,647 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Maldah district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Maldah, 13.58% people lived in urban regions while 86.42% in rural areas. The total urban population was 541,660 out of which 283,205 were males while the remaining 258,455 were females. In rural areas of Maldah, male population was 1,768,336 while the female population was 1,678,849.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Maldah was 913 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Maldah was 882 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Maldah were 78,414 which is 14.48% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Maldah was 949 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Maldah was 960 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Maldah for urban regions was 76.58 percent in which males were 78.92% literate while female literacy stood at 74.03%. The total literate population of Maldah was 2,086,432. Similarly in rural areas of Maldah, the average literacy rate was 59.37 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 64.19% and 54.29% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Maldah were 1,731,677.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||960||882|
Child Population - Maldah district
According to Census 2011, there were 609,040 children between age 0 to 6 years in Maldah district. Out of which 312,340 were male while 296,700 were female.
Working Population - Maldah district
In Maldah district out of total population, 1,537,847 were engaged in work activities. 68.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 31.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,537,847 workers engaged in Main Work, 219,241 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 322,452 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Maldah
Below are the list of Districts near Maldah district in West Bengal.
|Murshidabad district population||7,103,807|
|Dakshin Dinajpur district population||1,676,276|
|Birbhum district population||3,502,404|
|Uttar Dinajpur district population||3,007,134|
|Barddhaman district population||7,717,563|
|Koch Bihar district population||2,819,086|
|Nadia district population||5,167,600|
|Jalpaiguri district population||3,872,846|
|North Twenty Four Parganas district population||10,009,781|
|Darjiling district population||1,846,823|