Purba Medinipur (East Midnapore) District : Census 2011 data
Purba Medinipur District Overview
An official Census 2011 detail of Purba Medinipur (East Midnapore), 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 Purba Medinipur District of West Bengal.
Purba Medinipur District Population 2011
In 2011, Purba Medinipur had population of 5,095,875 of which male and female were 2,629,834 and 2,466,041 respectively.
In 2001 census, Purba Medinipur had a population of 4,417,377 of which males were 2,268,322 and remaining 2,149,055 were females.
Purba Medinipur District population constituted 5.58 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Purba Medinipur District was at 5.51 percent of Maharashtra population.
Purba Medinipur District Population Growth Rate
There was change of 15.36 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Purba Medinipur District recorded increase of 14.87 percent to its population compared to 1991.
Purba Medinipur District Density 2011
The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Purba Medinipur district for 2011 is 1,081 people per sq. km. In 2001, Purba Medinipur district density was at 933 people per sq. km. Purba Medinipur district administers 4,713 square kilometers of areas.
Purba Medinipur Literacy Rate 2011
Average literacy rate of Purba Medinipur in 2011 were 87.02 compared to 80.16 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 92.32 and 81.37 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 89.13 and 70.70 in Purba Medinipur District. Total literate in Purba Medinipur District were 3,923,194 of which male and female were 2,149,073 and 1,774,121 respectively. In 2001, Purba Medinipur District had 2,806,250 in its district.
Purba Medinipur Sex Ratio 2011
With regards to Sex Ratio in Purba Medinipur, it stood at 938 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 947. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate.
In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 946 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 951 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.
Purba Medinipur Child Population 2011
In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Purba Medinipur. There were total 587,654 children under age of 0-6 against 628,459 of 2001 census. Of total 587,654 male and female were 301,989 and 285,665 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 946 compared to 951 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 11.53 percent of Purba Medinipur District compared to 14.23 percent of 2001. There was net change of -2.7 percent in this compared to previous census of India.
Purba Medinipur Religion-wise Data 2011
What is the population of Muslim in Purba Medinipur ? What is Hindu's Population in Purba Medinipur 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 Purba Medinipur, West Bengal. As soon as Govt. of India release full religions data of Purba Medinipur district, we will update and release it for our viewers.
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Purba Medinipur District Urban Population 2011
Out of the total Purba Medinipur population for 2011 census, 11.63 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 592,714 people lives in urban areas of which males are 307,272 and females are 285,442.
Sex Ratio in urban region of Purba Medinipur district is 929 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Purba Medinipur district was 958 in 2011 census.
Child population (0-6) in urban region was 63,342 of which males and females were 32,355 and 30,987. This child population figure of Purba Medinipur district is 10.53 % of total urban population.
Average literacy rate in Purba Medinipur district as per census 2011 is 88.60 % of which males and females are 92.90 % and 83.95 % literates respectively.
In actual number 469,007 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 255,391 and 213,616 respectively.
Purba Medinipur District Rural Population 2011
As per 2011 census, 88.37 % population of Purba Medinipur districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Purba Medinipur district population living in rural areas is 4,503,161 of which males and females are 2,322,562 and 2,180,599 respectively.
In rural areas of Purba Medinipur district, sex ratio is 939 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Purba Medinipur district is considered, figure is 945 girls per 1000 boys.
Child population in the age 0-6 is 524,312 in rural areas of which males were 269,634 and females were 254,678. The child population comprises 11.61 % of total rural population of Purba Medinipur district.
Literacy rate in rural areas of Purba Medinipur district is 86.81 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 92.24 and 81.03 percent respectively.
In total, 3,454,187 people were literate of which males and females were 1,893,682 and 1,560,505 respectively.
All details regarding East Midnapore District have been processed by us after receiving from Govt. of India. We are not responsible for errors to population census details of Purba Medinipur District.
Urban Agglomerations inside Purba Medinipur District