Birbhum District : Census 2011 data

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

In 2011, Birbhum had population of 3,502,404 of which male and female were 1,790,920 and 1,711,484 respectively. In 2001 census, Birbhum had a population of 3,015,422 of which males were 1,546,633 and remaining 1,468,789 were females. Birbhum District population constituted 3.84 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Birbhum District was at 3.76 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 16.15 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Birbhum District recorded increase of 17.99 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Birbhum Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 3,502,404 3,015,422
Male 1,790,920 1,546,633
Female 1,711,484 1,468,789
Population Growth 16.15% 17.99%
Area Sq. Km 4,545 4,545
Density/km2 771 663
Proportion to West Bengal Population 3.84% 3.76%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 956 950
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 959 964
Average Literacy 70.68 61.48
Male Literacy 76.92 70.89
Female Literacy 64.14 51.55
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 448,485 488,193
Male Population (0-6 Age) 228,909 248,599
Female Population (0-6 Age) 219,576 239,594
Literates 2,158,447 1,553,852
Male Literates 1,201,481 920,153
Female Literates 956,966 633,699
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 12.81% 16.19%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 12.78% 16.07%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 12.83% 16.31%

Birbhum District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Birbhum district for 2011 is 771 people per sq. km. In 2001, Birbhum district density was at 663 people per sq. km. Birbhum district administers 4,545 square kilometers of areas.

Birbhum Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Birbhum in 2011 were 70.68 compared to 61.48 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 76.92 and 64.14 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 70.89 and 51.55 in Birbhum District. Total literate in Birbhum District were 2,158,447 of which male and female were 1,201,481 and 956,966 respectively. In 2001, Birbhum District had 1,553,852 in its district.

Birbhum Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Birbhum, it stood at 956 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 950. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 959 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 964 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Birbhum Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Birbhum. There were total 448,485 children under age of 0-6 against 488,193 of 2001 census. Of total 448,485 male and female were 228,909 and 219,576 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 959 compared to 964 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 12.81 percent of Birbhum District compared to 16.19 percent of 2001. There was net change of -3.38 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Birbhum Houseless Census

In 2011, total 804 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Birbhum district of West Bengal. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 2,917. This approx 0.08% of total population of Birbhum district.

Birbhum Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 2,181,515 62.29 %
Muslims 1,298,054 37.06 %
Christian 10,906 0.31 %
Sikh 582 0.02 %
Buddhist 258 0.01 %
Jain 1,152 0.03 %
Others 6,051 0.17 %
Not Stated 3,886 0.11 %

Birbhum Population 2015

What is the population of Birbhum in 2015? The fact is, last census for Birbhum district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Birbhum district situated in West Bengal. As per 2011, Birbhum population is 3,502,404

Birbhum District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Birbhum population for 2011 census, 12.83 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 449,448 people lives in urban areas of which males are 228,944 and females are 220,504. Sex Ratio in urban region of Birbhum district is 963 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Birbhum district was 934 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 47,248 of which males and females were 24,432 and 22,816. This child population figure of Birbhum district is 10.67 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Birbhum district as per census 2011 is 81.07 % of which males and females are 85.97 % and 76.01 % literates respectively. In actual number 326,081 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 175,820 and 150,261 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 87.17 % population of Birbhum districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Birbhum district population living in rural areas is 3,052,956 of which males and females are 1,561,976 and 1,490,980 respectively. In rural areas of Birbhum district, sex ratio is 955 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Birbhum district is considered, figure is 962 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 401,237 in rural areas of which males were 204,477 and females were 196,760. The child population comprises 13.09 % of total rural population of Birbhum district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Birbhum district is 69.10 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 75.56 and 62.33 percent respectively. In total, 1,832,366 people were literate of which males and females were 1,025,661 and 806,705 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 87.17 % 12.83 %
Total Population 3,052,956 449,448
Male Population 1,561,976 228,944
Female Population 1,490,980 220,504
Sex Ratio 955 963
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 962 934
Child Population (0-6) 401,237 47,248
Male Child(0-6) 204,477 24,432
Female Child(0-6) 196,760 22,816
Child Percentage (0-6) 13.14 % 10.51 %
Male Child Percentage 13.09 % 10.67 %
Female Child Percentage 13.20 % 10.35 %
Literates 1,832,366 326,081
Male Literates 1,025,661 175,820
Female Literates 806,705 150,261
Average Literacy 69.10 % 81.07 %
Male Literacy 75.56 % 85.97 %
Female Literacy 62.33 % 76.01 %

City/Metros in Birbhum District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside Birbhum District
Cities inside Birbhum District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside Birbhum District

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