Koch Bihar (Cooch Behar) District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of Koch Bihar (Cooch Behar), 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 Koch Bihar District of West Bengal.

In 2011, Koch Bihar had population of 2,819,086 of which male and female were 1,451,542 and 1,367,544 respectively. In 2001 census, Koch Bihar had a population of 2,479,155 of which males were 1,272,094 and remaining 1,207,061 were females. Koch Bihar District population constituted 3.09 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Koch Bihar District was at 3.09 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 13.71 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Koch Bihar District recorded increase of 14.19 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Koch Bihar Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 2,819,086 2,479,155
Male 1,451,542 1,272,094
Female 1,367,544 1,207,061
Population Growth 13.71% 14.19%
Area Sq. Km 3,387 3,387
Density/km2 832 732
Proportion to West Bengal Population 3.09% 3.09%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 942 949
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 948 964
Average Literacy 74.78 66.30
Male Literacy 80.71 75.93
Female Literacy 68.49 56.12
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 344,645 387,130
Male Population (0-6 Age) 176,940 197,118
Female Population (0-6 Age) 167,705 190,012
Literates 1,850,504 1,386,965
Male Literates 1,028,733 816,196
Female Literates 821,771 570,769
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 12.23% 15.62%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 12.19% 15.50%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 12.26% 15.74%

Koch Bihar District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Koch Bihar district for 2011 is 832 people per sq. km. In 2001, Koch Bihar district density was at 732 people per sq. km. Koch Bihar district administers 3,387 square kilometers of areas.

Koch Bihar Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Koch Bihar in 2011 were 74.78 compared to 66.30 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 80.71 and 68.49 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 75.93 and 56.12 in Koch Bihar District. Total literate in Koch Bihar District were 1,850,504 of which male and female were 1,028,733 and 821,771 respectively. In 2001, Koch Bihar District had 1,386,965 in its district.

Koch Bihar Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Koch Bihar, it stood at 942 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 949. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 948 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 964 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Koch Bihar Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Koch Bihar. There were total 344,645 children under age of 0-6 against 387,130 of 2001 census. Of total 344,645 male and female were 176,940 and 167,705 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 948 compared to 964 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 12.23 percent of Koch Bihar District compared to 15.62 percent of 2001. There was net change of -3.39 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Koch Bihar Houseless Census

In 2011, total 245 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Koch Bihar district of West Bengal. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 700. This approx 0.02% of total population of Koch Bihar district.

Koch Bihar Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 2,087,766 74.06 %
Muslims 720,033 25.54 %
Christian 4,122 0.15 %
Sikh 449 0.02 %
Buddhist 445 0.02 %
Jain 1,869 0.07 %
Others 158 0.01 %
Not Stated 4,244 0.15 %

Koch Bihar Population 2015

What is the population of Koch Bihar in 2015? The fact is, last census for Koch Bihar district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Koch Bihar district situated in West Bengal. As per 2011, Koch Bihar population is 2,819,086

Koch Bihar District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Koch Bihar population for 2011 census, 10.27 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 289,434 people lives in urban areas of which males are 146,626 and females are 142,808. Sex Ratio in urban region of Koch Bihar district is 974 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Koch Bihar district was 937 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 25,420 of which males and females were 13,125 and 12,295. This child population figure of Koch Bihar district is 8.95 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Koch Bihar district as per census 2011 is 88.36 % of which males and females are 91.64 % and 85.00 % literates respectively. In actual number 233,281 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 122,341 and 110,940 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 89.73 % population of Koch Bihar districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Koch Bihar district population living in rural areas is 2,529,652 of which males and females are 1,304,916 and 1,224,736 respectively. In rural areas of Koch Bihar district, sex ratio is 939 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Koch Bihar district is considered, figure is 949 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 319,225 in rural areas of which males were 163,815 and females were 155,410. The child population comprises 12.55 % of total rural population of Koch Bihar district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Koch Bihar district is 73.16 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 79.43 and 66.47 percent respectively. In total, 1,617,223 people were literate of which males and females were 906,392 and 710,831 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 89.73 % 10.27 %
Total Population 2,529,652 289,434
Male Population 1,304,916 146,626
Female Population 1,224,736 142,808
Sex Ratio 939 974
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 949 937
Child Population (0-6) 319,225 25,420
Male Child(0-6) 163,815 13,125
Female Child(0-6) 155,410 12,295
Child Percentage (0-6) 12.62 % 8.78 %
Male Child Percentage 12.55 % 8.95 %
Female Child Percentage 12.69 % 8.61 %
Literates 1,617,223 233,281
Male Literates 906,392 122,341
Female Literates 710,831 110,940
Average Literacy 73.16 % 88.36 %
Male Literacy 79.43 % 91.64 %
Female Literacy 66.47 % 85.00 %

City/Metros in Koch Bihar District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
Koch Bihar (Urban Agglomeration) 106,843 53,597 53,246
Cities inside Koch Bihar District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside Koch Bihar District

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