Barpeta is a Municipal Board city in district of Barpeta, Assam. The Barpeta city is divided into 22 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Barpeta Municipal Board has population of 42,649 of which 21,241 are males while 21,408 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 3673 which is 8.61 % of total population of Barpeta (MB). In Barpeta Municipal Board, Female Sex Ratio is of 1008 against state average of 958. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Barpeta is around 994 compared to Assam state average of 962. Literacy rate of Barpeta city is 90.77 % higher than state average of 72.19 %. In Barpeta, Male literacy is around 94.86 % while female literacy rate is 86.73 %.
Barpeta Municipal Board has total administration over 9,230 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipal Board limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Barpeta Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 19.66 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.28 % of total population in Barpeta (MB).
Barpeta Work Profile
Out of total population, 13,934 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 11,702 were males while 2,232 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 13934 working population, 92.21 % were engaged in Main Work while 7.79 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Barpeta 2020 Population
The next census for Barpeta Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2020 are estimates only.