Purbi Singhbhum District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Jharkhand) - Census 2011
Purbi Singhbhum district of Jharkhand has a total population of 2,293,919 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,176,902 are males while 1,117,017 are females. In 2011 there were a total 476,931 families residing in Purbi Singhbhum district. The Average Sex Ratio of Purbi Singhbhum district is 949.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 55.6% people live in Urban areas while 44.4% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85.3% while that in rural areas is 62.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Purbi Singhbhum district is 924 while that of Rural areas is 981.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Purbi Singhbhum district is 296626 which is 13% of the total population. There are 154229 male children and 142397 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Purbi Singhbhum is 923 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (949) of Purbi Singhbhum district.
The total literacy rate of Purbi Singhbhum district is 75.49%. The male literacy rate is 72.78% and the female literacy rate is 58.3% in Purbi Singhbhum district.
To facilitate the administration, Purbi Singhbhum district is further divided into 11 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Purbi Singhbhum Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Purbi Singhbhum district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||296,626||154,229||142,397|
Caste-wise Population - Purbi Singhbhum district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 28.5% of total population in Purbi Singhbhum district of Jharkhand.
Religion-wise Population - Purbi Singhbhum district
|No Religion Specified||3,097||(0.14%)||1,549||1,548|
Literacy Rate - Purbi Singhbhum district
The total literacy rate of Purbi Singhbhum district was 75.49% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 66.41% of Jharkhand. Population-wise, out of total 1,507,699 literates, males were 856,526 while females were 651,173. Also the male literacy rate was 83.75% and the female literacy rate was 66.81% in Purbi Singhbhum district.
|Purbi Singhbhum district||Jharkhand|
Sex Ratio - Purbi Singhbhum district
The Sex Ratio of Purbi Singhbhum district is 949 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 949 females in Purbi Singhbhum district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 923 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 949 ) of Purbi Singhbhum district.
Population Density - Purbi Singhbhum district
The total area of Purbi Singhbhum district is 3,562 km2. Thus the density of Purbi Singhbhum district is 644 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 187 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,375 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Purbi Singhbhum district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Purbi Singhbhum, 55.56% people lived in urban regions while 44.44% in rural areas. The total urban population was 1,274,591 out of which 662,404 were males while the remaining 612,187 were females. In rural areas of Purbi Singhbhum, male population was 514,498 while the female population was 504,830.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Purbi Singhbhum was 924 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Purbi Singhbhum was 896 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Purbi Singhbhum were 149,134 which is 11.7% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Purbi Singhbhum was 981 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Purbi Singhbhum was 952 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Purbi Singhbhum for urban regions was 85.27 percent in which males were 90.56% literate while female literacy stood at 79.57%. The total literate population of Purbi Singhbhum was 1,507,699. Similarly in rural areas of Purbi Singhbhum, the average literacy rate was 62.86 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 74.7% and 50.85% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Purbi Singhbhum were 547,997.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||952||896|
Child Population - Purbi Singhbhum district
According to Census 2011, there were 296,626 children between age 0 to 6 years in Purbi Singhbhum district. Out of which 154,229 were male while 142,397 were female.
Working Population - Purbi Singhbhum district
In Purbi Singhbhum district out of total population, 837,167 were engaged in work activities. 63.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 36.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 837,167 workers engaged in Main Work, 49,893 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 39,661 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Purbi Singhbhum
Below are the list of Districts near Purbi Singhbhum district in Jharkhand.
|Palamu district population||1,939,869|
|Lohardaga district population||461,790|
|Bokaro district population||2,062,330|
|Latehar district population||726,978|
|Dhanbad district population||2,684,487|
|Hazaribagh district population||1,734,495|
|Ramgarh district population||949,443|
|Pakur district population||900,422|
|Dumka district population||1,321,442|
|Sahibganj district population||1,150,567|
Purbi Singhbhum district Map
- Census 2011 Data - censusindia.gov.in
- Purbi Singhbhum, Jharkhand - Wikipedia