Dakshin Dinajpur (South Dinajpur) District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of Dakshin Dinajpur (South Dinajpur), 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 Dakshin Dinajpur District of West Bengal.

In 2011, Dakshin Dinajpur had population of 1,676,276 of which male and female were 857,199 and 819,077 respectively. In 2001 census, Dakshin Dinajpur had a population of 1,503,178 of which males were 770,335 and remaining 732,843 were females. Dakshin Dinajpur District population constituted 1.84 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Dakshin Dinajpur District was at 1.87 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 11.52 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Dakshin Dinajpur District recorded increase of 22.15 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Dakshin Dinajpur Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 1,676,276 1,503,178
Male 857,199 770,335
Female 819,077 732,843
Population Growth 11.52% 22.15%
Area Sq. Km 2,219 2,219
Density/km2 755 677
Proportion to West Bengal Population 1.84% 1.87%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 956 951
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 957 966
Average Literacy 72.82 63.59
Male Literacy 78.37 72.43
Female Literacy 67.01 54.28
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 188,135 246,034
Male Population (0-6 Age) 96,143 125,157
Female Population (0-6 Age) 91,992 120,877
Literates 1,083,685 799,479
Male Literates 596,474 467,296
Female Literates 487,211 332,183
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.22% 16.37%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.22% 16.25%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.23% 16.49%

Dakshin Dinajpur District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Dakshin Dinajpur district for 2011 is 755 people per sq. km. In 2001, Dakshin Dinajpur district density was at 677 people per sq. km. Dakshin Dinajpur district administers 2,219 square kilometers of areas.

Dakshin Dinajpur Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Dakshin Dinajpur in 2011 were 72.82 compared to 63.59 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 78.37 and 67.01 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 72.43 and 54.28 in Dakshin Dinajpur District. Total literate in Dakshin Dinajpur District were 1,083,685 of which male and female were 596,474 and 487,211 respectively. In 2001, Dakshin Dinajpur District had 799,479 in its district.

Dakshin Dinajpur Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Dakshin Dinajpur, it stood at 956 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 951. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 957 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 966 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Dakshin Dinajpur Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Dakshin Dinajpur. There were total 188,135 children under age of 0-6 against 246,034 of 2001 census. Of total 188,135 male and female were 96,143 and 91,992 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 957 compared to 966 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 11.22 percent of Dakshin Dinajpur District compared to 16.37 percent of 2001. There was net change of -5.15 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Dakshin Dinajpur Houseless Census

In 2011, total 228 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Dakshin Dinajpur district of West Bengal. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 868. This approx 0.05% of total population of Dakshin Dinajpur district.

Dakshin Dinajpur Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 1,232,850 73.55 %
Muslims 412,788 24.63 %
Christian 24,794 1.48 %
Sikh 276 0.02 %
Buddhist 148 0.01 %
Jain 323 0.02 %
Others 2,786 0.17 %
Not Stated 2,311 0.14 %

Dakshin Dinajpur Population 2015

What is the population of Dakshin Dinajpur in 2015? The fact is, last census for Dakshin Dinajpur district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Dakshin Dinajpur district situated in West Bengal. As per 2011, Dakshin Dinajpur population is 1,676,276

Dakshin Dinajpur District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Dakshin Dinajpur population for 2011 census, 14.10 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 236,295 people lives in urban areas of which males are 119,428 and females are 116,867. Sex Ratio in urban region of Dakshin Dinajpur district is 979 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Dakshin Dinajpur district was 958 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 18,628 of which males and females were 9,514 and 9,114. This child population figure of Dakshin Dinajpur district is 7.97 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Dakshin Dinajpur district as per census 2011 is 88.68 % of which males and females are 91.78 % and 85.52 % literates respectively. In actual number 193,024 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 100,877 and 92,147 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 85.90 % population of Dakshin Dinajpur districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Dakshin Dinajpur district population living in rural areas is 1,439,981 of which males and females are 737,771 and 702,210 respectively. In rural areas of Dakshin Dinajpur district, sex ratio is 952 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Dakshin Dinajpur district is considered, figure is 957 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 169,507 in rural areas of which males were 86,629 and females were 82,878. The child population comprises 11.74 % of total rural population of Dakshin Dinajpur district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Dakshin Dinajpur district is 70.10 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 76.11 and 63.79 percent respectively. In total, 890,661 people were literate of which males and females were 495,597 and 395,064 respectively.

All details regarding South Dinajpur District have been processed by us after receiving from Govt. of India. We are not responsible for errors to population census details of Dakshin Dinajpur District.

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 85.90 % 14.10 %
Total Population 1,439,981 236,295
Male Population 737,771 119,428
Female Population 702,210 116,867
Sex Ratio 952 979
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 957 958
Child Population (0-6) 169,507 18,628
Male Child(0-6) 86,629 9,514
Female Child(0-6) 82,878 9,114
Child Percentage (0-6) 11.77 % 7.88 %
Male Child Percentage 11.74 % 7.97 %
Female Child Percentage 11.80 % 7.80 %
Literates 890,661 193,024
Male Literates 495,597 100,877
Female Literates 395,064 92,147
Average Literacy 70.10 % 88.68 %
Male Literacy 76.11 % 91.78 %
Female Literacy 63.79 % 85.52 %

City/Metros in Dakshin Dinajpur District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
Balurghat (Urban Agglomeration) 164,816 82,574 82,242
Cities inside Dakshin Dinajpur District Population Male Female
Balurghat (Municipality) 151,416 75,794 75,622

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