Demography

Demography is the statistical study of human populations, especially with reference to size and density, distribution, and vital statistics (births, marriages, deaths, etc.). The collection of data is done by various direct or indirect methods. One of the common direct methods is the “Census”. Census is usually conducted by the Central government which makes a tedious and rigorous effort to collect every individual’s data. It is done in the gap of 10 years.

The last Census was done in 2011. According to the Census 2011, total population of 789043 (Male – 398381, Female – 390662) dwells in 547 villages. The Population density of the District is noted as 283 persons/sq.km. as per the census.The literacy rate as per the census is 60.95%, however the sex ratio corresponds to 980 females per 1000 males. Other details are as follows:

Population

Total

Male

Female

In the age group of 0-6

127458

65088

62370

SC

42830

21529

21301

ST

359672

180502

179170

LITERATE

403260

236615

166645

ILLITERATE

258325

96678

161647

Total Worker

380851

216122

164729

Main Worker

191826

142909

48917

Main Worker-Cultivator

103905

78973

24932

Main Worker-Agriculture Laborers

43927

28517

15410

Main Worker-household industries

1876

1373

503

Main Workers- Others

42118

34046

8072

Marginal worker-

189025

73213

115812

Marginal Worker-Cultivator

54346

19367

34979

Marginal Worker-Agriculture Labourers

124585

47737

76848

Marginal Worker-household Industries

1835

826

1009

Marginal Workers- Others

8259

5283

2976

Non-Workers

408192

182259

225933