Maldah (Malda district) District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of Maldah (Malda district), 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 Maldah District of West Bengal.

In 2011, Maldah had population of 3,988,845 of which male and female were 2,051,541 and 1,937,304 respectively. In 2001 census, Maldah had a population of 3,290,468 of which males were 1,689,406 and remaining 1,601,062 were females. Maldah District population constituted 4.37 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Maldah District was at 4.10 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 21.22 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Maldah District recorded increase of 24.78 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Maldah Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 3,988,845 3,290,468
Male 2,051,541 1,689,406
Female 1,937,304 1,601,062
Population Growth 21.22% 24.78%
Area Sq. Km 3,733 3,733
Density/km2 1,069 881
Proportion to West Bengal Population 4.37% 4.10%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 944 948
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 950 964
Average Literacy 61.73 50.28
Male Literacy 66.24 58.80
Female Literacy 56.96 41.25
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 609,040 639,904
Male Population (0-6 Age) 312,340 325,888
Female Population (0-6 Age) 296,700 314,016
Literates 2,086,432 1,332,704
Male Literates 1,152,019 801,770
Female Literates 934,413 530,934
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 15.27% 19.45%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 15.22% 19.29%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 15.32% 19.61%

Maldah District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Maldah district for 2011 is 1,069 people per sq. km. In 2001, Maldah district density was at 881 people per sq. km. Maldah district administers 3,733 square kilometers of areas.

Maldah Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Maldah in 2011 were 61.73 compared to 50.28 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 66.24 and 56.96 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 58.80 and 41.25 in Maldah District. Total literate in Maldah District were 2,086,432 of which male and female were 1,152,019 and 934,413 respectively. In 2001, Maldah District had 1,332,704 in its district.

Maldah Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Maldah, it stood at 944 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 948. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 950 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 964 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Maldah Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Maldah. There were total 609,040 children under age of 0-6 against 639,904 of 2001 census. Of total 609,040 male and female were 312,340 and 296,700 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 950 compared to 964 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 15.27 percent of Maldah District compared to 19.45 percent of 2001. There was net change of -4.18 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Maldah Houseless Census

In 2011, total 480 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Maldah district of West Bengal. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 3,323. This approx 0.08% of total population of Maldah district.

Maldah Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 1,914,352 47.99 %
Muslims 2,045,151 51.27 %
Christian 13,209 0.33 %
Sikh 747 0.02 %
Buddhist 359 0.01 %
Jain 639 0.02 %
Others 7,929 0.20 %
Not Stated 6,459 0.16 %

Maldah Population 2015

What is the population of Maldah in 2015? The fact is, last census for Maldah district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Maldah district situated in West Bengal. As per 2011, Maldah population is 3,988,845

Maldah District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Maldah population for 2011 census, 13.58 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 541,660 people lives in urban areas of which males are 283,205 and females are 258,455. Sex Ratio in urban region of Maldah district is 913 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Maldah district was 882 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 78,414 of which males and females were 41,674 and 36,740. This child population figure of Maldah district is 14.72 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Maldah district as per census 2011 is 76.58 % of which males and females are 78.92 % and 74.03 % literates respectively. In actual number 354,755 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 190,610 and 164,145 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 86.42 % population of Maldah districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Maldah district population living in rural areas is 3,447,185 of which males and females are 1,768,336 and 1,678,849 respectively. In rural areas of Maldah district, sex ratio is 949 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Maldah district is considered, figure is 960 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 530,626 in rural areas of which males were 270,666 and females were 259,960. The child population comprises 15.31 % of total rural population of Maldah district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Maldah district is 59.37 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 64.19 and 54.29 percent respectively. In total, 1,731,677 people were literate of which males and females were 961,409 and 770,268 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 86.42 % 13.58 %
Total Population 3,447,185 541,660
Male Population 1,768,336 283,205
Female Population 1,678,849 258,455
Sex Ratio 949 913
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 960 882
Child Population (0-6) 530,626 78,414
Male Child(0-6) 270,666 41,674
Female Child(0-6) 259,960 36,740
Child Percentage (0-6) 15.39 % 14.48 %
Male Child Percentage 15.31 % 14.72 %
Female Child Percentage 15.48 % 14.22 %
Literates 1,731,677 354,755
Male Literates 961,409 190,610
Female Literates 770,268 164,145
Average Literacy 59.37 % 76.58 %
Male Literacy 64.19 % 78.92 %
Female Literacy 54.29 % 74.03 %

City/Metros in Maldah District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
English Bazar (Urban Agglomeration) 313,681 166,756 146,925
Cities inside Maldah District Population Male Female
English Bazar (Municipality) 205,521 106,824 98,697

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