West Garo Hills District : Census 2011 data

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

In 2011, West Garo Hills had population of 643,291 of which male and female were 324,159 and 319,132 respectively. In 2001 census, West Garo Hills had a population of 518,390 of which males were 263,424 and remaining 254,966 were females. West Garo Hills District population constituted 21.68 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for West Garo Hills District was at 22.36 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 24.09 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, West Garo Hills District recorded increase of 28.41 percent to its population compared to 1991.

West Garo Hills Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 643,291 518,390
Male 324,159 263,424
Female 319,132 254,966
Population Growth 24.09% 28.41%
Area Sq. Km 3,677 3,677
Density/km2 175 140
Proportion to Meghalaya Population 21.68% 22.36%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 984 968
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 976 960
Average Literacy 67.58 50.69
Male Literacy 72.39 57.04
Female Literacy 62.70 44.15
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 112,514 101,026
Male Population (0-6 Age) 56,950 51,542
Female Population (0-6 Age) 55,564 49,484
Literates 358,702 211,499
Male Literates 193,438 120,837
Female Literates 165,264 90,662
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 17.49% 19.49%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 17.57% 19.57%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 17.41% 19.41%

West Garo Hills District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of West Garo Hills district for 2011 is 175 people per sq. km. In 2001, West Garo Hills district density was at 140 people per sq. km. West Garo Hills district administers 3,677 square kilometers of areas.

West Garo Hills Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of West Garo Hills in 2011 were 67.58 compared to 50.69 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 72.39 and 62.70 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 57.04 and 44.15 in West Garo Hills District. Total literate in West Garo Hills District were 358,702 of which male and female were 193,438 and 165,264 respectively. In 2001, West Garo Hills District had 211,499 in its district.

West Garo Hills Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in West Garo Hills, it stood at 984 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 968. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 976 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 960 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

West Garo Hills Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including West Garo Hills. There were total 112,514 children under age of 0-6 against 101,026 of 2001 census. Of total 112,514 male and female were 56,950 and 55,564 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 976 compared to 960 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 17.49 percent of West Garo Hills District compared to 19.49 percent of 2001. There was net change of -2 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

West Garo Hills Houseless Census

In 2011, total 84 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in West Garo Hills district of Meghalaya. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 362. This approx 0.06% of total population of West Garo Hills district.

West Garo Hills Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 122,936 19.11 %
Muslims 106,788 16.60 %
Christian 389,956 60.62 %
Sikh 209 0.03 %
Buddhist 3,392 0.53 %
Jain 144 0.02 %
Others 16,950 2.63 %
Not Stated 2,916 0.45 %

West Garo Hills Population 2015

What is the population of West Garo Hills in 2015? The fact is, last census for West Garo Hills district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of West Garo Hills district situated in Meghalaya. As per 2011, West Garo Hills population is 643,291

West Garo Hills District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total West Garo Hills population for 2011 census, 11.64 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 74,858 people lives in urban areas of which males are 37,236 and females are 37,622. Sex Ratio in urban region of West Garo Hills district is 1010 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in West Garo Hills district was 936 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 8,884 of which males and females were 4,588 and 4,296. This child population figure of West Garo Hills district is 12.32 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in West Garo Hills district as per census 2011 is 91.33 % of which males and females are 93.17 % and 89.53 % literates respectively. In actual number 60,254 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 30,418 and 29,836 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 88.36 % population of West Garo Hills districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total West Garo Hills district population living in rural areas is 568,433 of which males and females are 286,923 and 281,510 respectively. In rural areas of West Garo Hills district, sex ratio is 981 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of West Garo Hills district is considered, figure is 979 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 103,630 in rural areas of which males were 52,362 and females were 51,268. The child population comprises 18.25 % of total rural population of West Garo Hills district. Literacy rate in rural areas of West Garo Hills district is 64.21 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 69.50 and 58.82 percent respectively. In total, 298,448 people were literate of which males and females were 163,020 and 135,428 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 88.36 % 11.64 %
Total Population 568,433 74,858
Male Population 286,923 37,236
Female Population 281,510 37,622
Sex Ratio 981 1010
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 979 936
Child Population (0-6) 103,630 8,884
Male Child(0-6) 52,362 4,588
Female Child(0-6) 51,268 4,296
Child Percentage (0-6) 18.23 % 11.87 %
Male Child Percentage 18.25 % 12.32 %
Female Child Percentage 18.21 % 11.42 %
Literates 298,448 60,254
Male Literates 163,020 30,418
Female Literates 135,428 29,836
Average Literacy 64.21 % 91.33 %
Male Literacy 69.50 % 93.17 %
Female Literacy 58.82 % 89.53 %

City/Metros in West Garo Hills District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside West Garo Hills District
Cities inside West Garo Hills District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside West Garo Hills District

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