Cachar District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of Cachar, a district of Assam has been released by Directorate of Census Operations in Assam. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in Cachar District of Assam.

In 2011, Cachar had population of 1,736,617 of which male and female were 886,284 and 850,333 respectively. In 2001 census, Cachar had a population of 1,444,921 of which males were 743,042 and remaining 701,879 were females. Cachar District population constituted 5.57 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Cachar District was at 5.42 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 20.19 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Cachar District recorded increase of 18.89 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Cachar Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 1,736,617 1,444,921
Male 886,284 743,042
Female 850,333 701,879
Population Growth 20.19% 18.89%
Area Sq. Km 3,786 3,786
Density/km2 459 382
Proportion to Assam Population 5.57% 5.42%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 959 945
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 954 961
Average Literacy 79.34 67.82
Male Literacy 84.78 75.73
Female Literacy 73.68 59.41
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 256,774 229,181
Male Population (0-6 Age) 131,417 116,881
Female Population (0-6 Age) 125,357 112,301
Literates 1,174,128 11,470,874
Male Literates 639,946 6,272,465
Female Literates 534,182 5,198,408
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 14.79% 15.86%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 14.83% 15.73%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 14.74% 16.00%

Cachar District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Cachar district for 2011 is 459 people per sq. km. In 2001, Cachar district density was at 382 people per sq. km. Cachar district administers 3,786 square kilometers of areas.

Cachar Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Cachar in 2011 were 79.34 compared to 67.82 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 84.78 and 73.68 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 75.73 and 59.41 in Cachar District. Total literate in Cachar District were 1,174,128 of which male and female were 639,946 and 534,182 respectively. In 2001, Cachar District had 11,470,874 in its district.

Cachar Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Cachar, it stood at 959 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 945. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 954 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 961 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Cachar Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Cachar. There were total 256,774 children under age of 0-6 against 229,181 of 2001 census. Of total 256,774 male and female were 131,417 and 125,357 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 954 compared to 961 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 14.79 percent of Cachar District compared to 15.86 percent of 2001. There was net change of -1.07 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Cachar Houseless Census

In 2011, total 151 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Cachar district of Assam. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 577. This approx 0.03% of total population of Cachar district.

Cachar Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 1,038,985 59.83 %
Muslims 654,816 37.71 %
Christian 37,635 2.17 %
Sikh 280 0.02 %
Buddhist 341 0.02 %
Jain 1,673 0.10 %
Others 98 0.01 %
Not Stated 2,789 0.16 %

Cachar Population 2015

What is the population of Cachar in 2015? The fact is, last census for Cachar district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Cachar district situated in Assam. As per 2011, Cachar population is 1,736,617

Cachar District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Cachar population for 2011 census, 18.17 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 315,464 people lives in urban areas of which males are 159,201 and females are 156,263. Sex Ratio in urban region of Cachar district is 982 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Cachar district was 952 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 34,101 of which males and females were 17,474 and 16,627. This child population figure of Cachar district is 10.98 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Cachar district as per census 2011 is 88.99 % of which males and females are 91.95 % and 85.99 % literates respectively. In actual number 250,392 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 130,325 and 120,067 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 81.83 % population of Cachar districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Cachar district population living in rural areas is 1,421,153 of which males and females are 727,083 and 694,070 respectively. In rural areas of Cachar district, sex ratio is 955 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Cachar district is considered, figure is 954 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 222,673 in rural areas of which males were 113,943 and females were 108,730. The child population comprises 15.67 % of total rural population of Cachar district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Cachar district is 77.08 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 83.12 and 70.75 percent respectively. In total, 923,736 people were literate of which males and females were 509,621 and 414,115 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 81.83 % 18.17 %
Total Population 1,421,153 315,464
Male Population 727,083 159,201
Female Population 694,070 156,263
Sex Ratio 955 982
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 954 952
Child Population (0-6) 222,673 34,101
Male Child(0-6) 113,943 17,474
Female Child(0-6) 108,730 16,627
Child Percentage (0-6) 15.67 % 10.81 %
Male Child Percentage 15.67 % 10.98 %
Female Child Percentage 15.67 % 10.64 %
Literates 923,736 250,392
Male Literates 509,621 130,325
Female Literates 414,115 120,067
Average Literacy 77.08 % 88.99 %
Male Literacy 83.12 % 91.95 %
Female Literacy 70.75 % 85.99 %

City/Metros in Cachar District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
Silchar (Urban Agglomeration) 229,136 115,497 113,639
Cities inside Cachar District Population Male Female
Silchar (Municipal Board) 172,830 86,884 85,946

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