Darjiling (Darjeeling) District : Census 2011 data

Darjiling District Overview

An official Census 2011 detail of Darjiling (Darjeeling), a district of West Bengal has been released by Directorate of Census Operations in West Bengal. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in Darjiling District of West Bengal.

Darjiling District Population 2011

In 2011, Darjiling had population of 1,846,823 of which male and female were 937,259 and 909,564 respectively. In 2001 census, Darjiling had a population of 1,609,172 of which males were 830,644 and remaining 778,528 were females. Darjiling District population constituted 2.02 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Darjiling District was at 2.01 percent of Maharashtra population.

Darjiling District Population Growth Rate

There was change of 14.77 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Darjiling District recorded increase of 23.79 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Darjiling District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Darjiling district for 2011 is 586 people per sq. km. In 2001, Darjiling district density was at 511 people per sq. km. Darjiling district administers 3,149 square kilometers of areas.

Darjiling Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Darjiling in 2011 were 79.56 compared to 71.79 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 85.61 and 73.33 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 80.05 and 62.94 in Darjiling District. Total literate in Darjiling District were 1,315,585 of which male and female were 717,673 and 597,912 respectively. In 2001, Darjiling District had 1,008,288 in its district.

Darjiling Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Darjiling, it stood at 970 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 937. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 953 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 962 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Darjiling Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Darjiling. There were total 193,169 children under age of 0-6 against 204,643 of 2001 census. Of total 193,169 male and female were 98,933 and 94,236 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 953 compared to 962 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 10.46 percent of Darjiling District compared to 12.72 percent of 2001. There was net change of -2.26 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Darjiling Religion-wise Data 2011

What is the population of Muslim in Darjiling ? What is Hindu's Population in Darjiling district are questions that are being asked to us. As of now, Government of India has not declared population of Hindu, Muslim, Sikhs, Christian, Buddhists and Jains in district of Darjiling, West Bengal. As soon as Govt. of India release full religions data of Darjiling district, we will update and release it for our viewers.
Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 1,846,823 1,609,172
Male 937,259 830,644
Female 909,564 778,528
Population Growth 14.77% 23.79%
Area Sq. Km 3,149 3,149
Density/km2 586 511
Proportion to West Bengal Population 2.02% 2.01%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 970 937
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 953 962
Average Literacy 79.56 71.79
Male Literacy 85.61 80.05
Female Literacy 73.33 62.94
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 193,169 204,643
Male Population (0-6 Age) 98,933 104,324
Female Population (0-6 Age) 94,236 100,319
Literates 1,315,585 1,008,288
Male Literates 717,673 581,420
Female Literates 597,912 426,868
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.46% 12.72%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.56% 12.56%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.36% 12.89%

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 60.58 % 39.42 %
Total Population 1,118,860 727,963
Male Population 566,965 370,294
Female Population 551,895 357,669
Sex Ratio 973 966
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 965 930
Child Population (0-6) 126,773 66,396
Male Child(0-6) 64,529 34,404
Female Child(0-6) 62,244 31,992
Child Percentage (0-6) 11.33 % 9.12 %
Male Child Percentage 11.38 % 9.29 %
Female Child Percentage 11.28 % 8.94 %
Literates 736,824 578,761
Male Literates 410,782 306,891
Female Literates 326,042 271,870
Average Literacy 74.27 % 87.48 %
Male Literacy 81.76 % 91.37 %
Female Literacy 66.59 % 83.48 %

Darjiling District Urban Population 2011

Out of the total Darjiling population for 2011 census, 39.42 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 727,963 people lives in urban areas of which males are 370,294 and females are 357,669. Sex Ratio in urban region of Darjiling district is 966 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Darjiling district was 930 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 66,396 of which males and females were 34,404 and 31,992. This child population figure of Darjiling district is 9.29 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Darjiling district as per census 2011 is 87.48 % of which males and females are 91.37 % and 83.48 % literates respectively. In actual number 578,761 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 306,891 and 271,870 respectively.

Darjiling District Rural Population 2011

As per 2011 census, 60.58 % population of Darjiling districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Darjiling district population living in rural areas is 1,118,860 of which males and females are 566,965 and 551,895 respectively. In rural areas of Darjiling district, sex ratio is 973 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Darjiling district is considered, figure is 965 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 126,773 in rural areas of which males were 64,529 and females were 62,244. The child population comprises 11.38 % of total rural population of Darjiling district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Darjiling district is 74.27 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 81.76 and 66.59 percent respectively. In total, 736,824 people were literate of which males and females were 410,782 and 326,042 respectively.
All details regarding Darjeeling District have been processed by us after receiving from Govt. of India. We are not responsible for errors to population census details of Darjiling District.

Urban Agglomerations inside Darjiling District Population Male Female
Darjiling (Urban Agglomeration) 132,016 65,839 66,177

Cities inside Darjiling District Population Male Female
Darjiling (Municipality) 120,414 60,114 60,300

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