Sonitpur District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Assam) - Census 2011
Sonitpur district of Assam has a total population of 1,924,110 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 983,904 are males while 940,206 are females. In 2011 there were a total 392,919 families residing in Sonitpur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Sonitpur district is 956.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 9% people live in Urban areas while 91% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 89.7% while that in rural areas is 65%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Sonitpur district is 955 while that of Rural areas is 956.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sonitpur district is 277862 which is 14% of the total population. There are 141353 male children and 136509 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sonitpur is 966 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (956) of Sonitpur district.
The total literacy rate of Sonitpur district is 67.34%. The male literacy rate is 63.07% and the female literacy rate is 51.91% in Sonitpur district.
To facilitate the administration, Sonitpur district is further divided into 7 Circles (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Circles consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Sonitpur Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Sonitpur district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||277,862||141,353||136,509|
Caste-wise Population - Sonitpur district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 5.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 12.1% of total population in Sonitpur district of Assam.
Religion-wise Population - Sonitpur district
|No Religion Specified||4,909||(0.26%)||2,336||2,573|
Literacy Rate - Sonitpur district
The total literacy rate of Sonitpur district was 67.34% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 72.19% of Assam. Population-wise, out of total 1,108,572 literates, males were 620,525 while females were 488,047. Also the male literacy rate was 73.65% and the female literacy rate was 60.73% in Sonitpur district.
Sex Ratio - Sonitpur district
The Sex Ratio of Sonitpur district is 956 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 956 females in Sonitpur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 966 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 956 ) of Sonitpur district.
Population Density - Sonitpur district
The total area of Sonitpur district is 5,204 km2. Thus the density of Sonitpur district is 370 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 58 sq. km. area is under urban region while 5,146 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Sonitpur district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Sonitpur, 9.04% people lived in urban regions while 90.96% in rural areas. The total urban population was 173,845 out of which 88,919 were males while the remaining 84,926 were females. In rural areas of Sonitpur, male population was 894,985 while the female population was 855,280.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Sonitpur was 955 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Sonitpur was 959 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Sonitpur were 16,898 which is 9.72% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Sonitpur was 956 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Sonitpur was 966 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Sonitpur for urban regions was 89.73 percent in which males were 92.63% literate while female literacy stood at 86.7%. The total literate population of Sonitpur was 1,108,572. Similarly in rural areas of Sonitpur, the average literacy rate was 64.98 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 71.65% and 57.99% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Sonitpur were 967,739.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||966||959|
Child Population - Sonitpur district
According to Census 2011, there were 277,862 children between age 0 to 6 years in Sonitpur district. Out of which 141,353 were male while 136,509 were female.
Working Population - Sonitpur district
In Sonitpur district out of total population, 770,606 were engaged in work activities. 72.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 27.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 770,606 workers engaged in Main Work, 196,296 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 51,007 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Sonitpur
Below are the list of Districts near Sonitpur district in Assam.
|Nagaon district population||2,823,768|
|Lakhimpur district population||1,042,137|
|Morigaon district population||957,423|
|Dhemaji district population||686,133|
|Barpeta district population||1,693,622|
|Tinsukia district population||1,327,929|
|Dibrugarh district population||1,326,335|
|Goalpara district population||1,008,183|
|Dhubri district population||1,949,258|
|Sivasagar district population||1,151,050|