Murshidabad District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of Murshidabad, 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 Murshidabad District of West Bengal.

In 2011, Murshidabad had population of 7,103,807 of which male and female were 3,627,564 and 3,476,243 respectively. In 2001 census, Murshidabad had a population of 5,866,569 of which males were 3,005,000 and remaining 2,861,569 were females. Murshidabad District population constituted 7.78 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Murshidabad District was at 7.32 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 21.09 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Murshidabad District recorded increase of 23.76 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Murshidabad Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 7,103,807 5,866,569
Male 3,627,564 3,005,000
Female 3,476,243 2,861,569
Population Growth 21.09% 23.76%
Area Sq. Km 5,324 5,324
Density/km2 1,334 1,102
Proportion to West Bengal Population 7.78% 7.32%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 958 952
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 968 972
Average Literacy 66.59 54.35
Male Literacy 69.95 60.71
Female Literacy 63.09 47.63
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 1,013,392 1,044,534
Male Population (0-6 Age) 514,876 529,796
Female Population (0-6 Age) 498,516 514,738
Literates 4,055,834 2,620,538
Male Literates 2,177,187 1,502,724
Female Literates 1,878,647 1,117,814
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 14.27% 17.80%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 14.19% 17.63%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 14.34% 17.99%

Murshidabad District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Murshidabad district for 2011 is 1,334 people per sq. km. In 2001, Murshidabad district density was at 1,102 people per sq. km. Murshidabad district administers 5,324 square kilometers of areas.

Murshidabad Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Murshidabad in 2011 were 66.59 compared to 54.35 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 69.95 and 63.09 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 60.71 and 47.63 in Murshidabad District. Total literate in Murshidabad District were 4,055,834 of which male and female were 2,177,187 and 1,878,647 respectively. In 2001, Murshidabad District had 2,620,538 in its district.

Murshidabad Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Murshidabad, it stood at 958 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 952. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 968 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 972 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Murshidabad Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Murshidabad. There were total 1,013,392 children under age of 0-6 against 1,044,534 of 2001 census. Of total 1,013,392 male and female were 514,876 and 498,516 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 968 compared to 972 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 14.27 percent of Murshidabad District compared to 17.80 percent of 2001. There was net change of -3.53 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Murshidabad Houseless Census

In 2011, total 891 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Murshidabad district of West Bengal. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 3,460. This approx 0.05% of total population of Murshidabad district.

Murshidabad Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 2,359,061 33.21 %
Muslims 4,707,573 66.27 %
Christian 18,102 0.25 %
Sikh 766 0.01 %
Buddhist 348 0.00 %
Jain 3,037 0.04 %
Others 7,429 0.10 %
Not Stated 7,491 0.11 %

Murshidabad Population 2015

What is the population of Murshidabad in 2015? The fact is, last census for Murshidabad district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Murshidabad district situated in West Bengal. As per 2011, Murshidabad population is 7,103,807

Murshidabad District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Murshidabad population for 2011 census, 19.72 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 1,400,692 people lives in urban areas of which males are 709,742 and females are 690,950. Sex Ratio in urban region of Murshidabad district is 974 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Murshidabad district was 970 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 200,432 of which males and females were 101,732 and 98,700. This child population figure of Murshidabad district is 14.33 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Murshidabad district as per census 2011 is 71.85 % of which males and females are 76.23 % and 67.34 % literates respectively. In actual number 862,332 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 463,502 and 398,830 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 80.28 % population of Murshidabad districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Murshidabad district population living in rural areas is 5,703,115 of which males and females are 2,917,822 and 2,785,293 respectively. In rural areas of Murshidabad district, sex ratio is 955 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Murshidabad district is considered, figure is 968 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 812,960 in rural areas of which males were 413,144 and females were 399,816. The child population comprises 14.16 % of total rural population of Murshidabad district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Murshidabad district is 65.30 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 68.42 and 62.03 percent respectively. In total, 3,193,502 people were literate of which males and females were 1,713,685 and 1,479,817 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 80.28 % 19.72 %
Total Population 5,703,115 1,400,692
Male Population 2,917,822 709,742
Female Population 2,785,293 690,950
Sex Ratio 955 974
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 968 970
Child Population (0-6) 812,960 200,432
Male Child(0-6) 413,144 101,732
Female Child(0-6) 399,816 98,700
Child Percentage (0-6) 14.25 % 14.31 %
Male Child Percentage 14.16 % 14.33 %
Female Child Percentage 14.35 % 14.28 %
Literates 3,193,502 862,332
Male Literates 1,713,685 463,502
Female Literates 1,479,817 398,830
Average Literacy 65.30 % 71.85 %
Male Literacy 68.42 % 76.23 %
Female Literacy 62.03 % 67.34 %

City/Metros in Murshidabad District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
Baharampur (Urban Agglomeration) 304,487 155,768 148,719
Dhulian (Urban Agglomeration) 239,019 119,096 119,923
Jangipur (Urban Agglomeration) 122,731 62,644 60,087
Cities inside Murshidabad District Population Male Female
Baharampur (Municipality) 195,223 100,247 94,976

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