Murshidabad District Population, Caste, Religion Data (West Bengal) - Census 2011
Murshidabad district of West Bengal has a total population of 7,103,807 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 3,627,564 are males while 3,476,243 are females. In 2011 there were a total 1,570,759 families residing in Murshidabad district. The Average Sex Ratio of Murshidabad district is 958.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 19.7% people live in Urban areas while 80.3% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 71.8% while that in rural areas is 65.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Murshidabad district is 974 while that of Rural areas is 955.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Murshidabad district is 1013392 which is 14% of the total population. There are 514876 male children and 498516 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Murshidabad is 968 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (958) of Murshidabad district.
The total literacy rate of Murshidabad district is 66.59%. The male literacy rate is 60.02% and the female literacy rate is 54.04% in Murshidabad district.
To facilitate the administration, Murshidabad district is further divided into 27 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Murshidabad Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Murshidabad district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||1,013,392||514,876||498,516|
Caste-wise Population - Murshidabad district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.3% of total population in Murshidabad district of West Bengal.
Religion-wise Population - Murshidabad district
|No Religion Specified||7,491||(0.11%)||3,849||3,642|
Literacy Rate - Murshidabad district
The total literacy rate of Murshidabad district was 66.59% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 76.26% of West Bengal. Population-wise, out of total 4,055,834 literates, males were 2,177,187 while females were 1,878,647. Also the male literacy rate was 69.95% and the female literacy rate was 63.09% in Murshidabad district.
|Murshidabad district||West Bengal|
Sex Ratio - Murshidabad district
The Sex Ratio of Murshidabad district is 958 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 958 females in Murshidabad district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 968 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 958 ) of Murshidabad district.
Population Density - Murshidabad district
The total area of Murshidabad district is 5,324 km2. Thus the density of Murshidabad district is 1,334 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 276 sq. km. area is under urban region while 5,048 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Murshidabad district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Murshidabad, 19.72% people lived in urban regions while 80.28% in rural areas. The total urban population was 1,400,692 out of which 709,742 were males while the remaining 690,950 were females. In rural areas of Murshidabad, male population was 2,917,822 while the female population was 2,785,293.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Murshidabad was 974 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Murshidabad was 970 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Murshidabad were 200,432 which is 14.31% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Murshidabad was 955 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Murshidabad was 968 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Murshidabad for urban regions was 71.85 percent in which males were 76.23% literate while female literacy stood at 67.34%. The total literate population of Murshidabad was 4,055,834. Similarly in rural areas of Murshidabad, the average literacy rate was 65.3 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 68.42% and 62.03% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Murshidabad were 3,193,502.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||968||970|
Child Population - Murshidabad district
According to Census 2011, there were 1,013,392 children between age 0 to 6 years in Murshidabad district. Out of which 514,876 were male while 498,516 were female.
Working Population - Murshidabad district
In Murshidabad district out of total population, 2,589,907 were engaged in work activities. 78.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 21.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,589,907 workers engaged in Main Work, 346,049 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 627,126 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Murshidabad
Below are the list of Districts near Murshidabad district in West Bengal.
|Maldah district population||3,988,845|
|Birbhum district population||3,502,404|
|Barddhaman district population||7,717,563|
|Dakshin Dinajpur district population||1,676,276|
|Nadia district population||5,167,600|
|Uttar Dinajpur district population||3,007,134|
|North Twenty Four Parganas district population||10,009,781|
|Koch Bihar district population||2,819,086|
|Hugli district population||5,519,145|
|Jalpaiguri district population||3,872,846|