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DEMOGRAPHIC FEATURE Next Section TOP

Population (2001 Census)

Total

58,63,717

Male

30,04,385

Female

28,59,332

Sex Ratio (Females per 1000 Males)

Total

Rural

Urban

952

949

970

Annual Growth Rate (1991-2001)

Percentage

+2.37

Population Density

Area (in sq. km.)

5,324

Population

58,63,717

Density (per sq. km.)

1,101

Population Rural Urban (2001)

 

Male

Female

Total

No.

No.

Rural

26,32,591

24,98,783

51,31,374

Urban

3,71,794

3,60,549

7,32,343

Total :

30,04,385

28,59,332

58,63,717

No of Working Population and % of total Population

 

Male

Female

Total

% in respect of total population

Main workers

13,82,793

2,86,804

28.47

Marginal workers

1,59,121

1,73,001

5.67

Non-workers

14,62,471

23,99,527

65.86

Total :

28,59,332

58,63,717

100.00

Break up of Main + Marginal workers

 

Male

Female

Total

% in respect of total Main + Marginal

Cultivators

3,57,439

12,450

3,69,889

18.48

Agri. Labourers

5,21,871

38,505

5,60,376

28.00

Household Industries

1,11,516

2,97,288

4,08,804

20.42

Other workers

5,51,088

1,11,562

6,62,650

33.10

Total :

15,41,914

4,59,805

20,01,719

100.00

Literacy Rate (% in respect of total population Excluding 0-6 population)

As per 2001 Census

Male

Female

Total

Rural

59.23

46.37

52.99

Urban

76.35

61.49

69.03

  Total :

61.40

48.33

55.05

ADMINISTRATIVE UNIT Next Section TOP

Units

Nos.

Sub-Division

     5

Block

    26

Police Station

    26

Police Outpost

   14

Panchayat Samiti

    26

Gram Panchayat

  255

Mouzas

 2290

Inhabited Mouzas

 1918

Municipality

       7

Wards

   126

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS Next Section TOP

Bank Branch

Nos.

Commercial

155

Co-operative

  13

Regional Rural

  66

Co-operative Agriculture & Land Development

   2

W.B. Financial Corporation

   1

IRRIGATION & LAND HOLDING Next Section TOP

Net Cultivable Area
(in thousand hectares)

Forest Area

(in thousand hectares)

Area Irrigated by (in thousand hectares)

Govt. Canals

Pvt. Canals

Tanks

Wells

Others

Total

408.296

0.771

51.19

-

10.81

-

54.95

116.95

Minor Irrigation (Nos)

Deep Tube-well

River Lift Irrigation

Shallow Tube-well

487

373

923

Distribution of Operational Holding

 

Marginal

Small

Semi medium

Medium

Large

Average holders

No of holdings

466652

121045

  42088

  2789

  76

 

Area of holding in hectares

182518

158911

106326

13596

993

0.73

Power

1.

Villages Electrified

1815

2.

Villages yet to be Electrified

122

3.

Available power potential

65 MW.

EDUCATION & CARE Next Section TOP

Sl No.

Institutions

Nos

1.

Primary School

2981

2.

Jr. High School & Jr. High Madrasha

172

3.

High School & High Madrasha

268

4.

Higher Secondary School & Sr. Madrasha

   77

5.

Degree College (General Education)

  13

6.

Engineering College

    3

7.

Polytechnics

    3

8.

Basic Training College

    3

9.

B. Ed. College

    1

Primary Education

Category

No.

No. of Students

% in respect of total population of 0-14 age group

Male

Female

Total

Primary Schools

2981

261231

332923

594154

31.32

Sishu Siksha Kendra

1030

 

 

 

 

Special Child Labour Schools

40

 

 

2000

 

Total :

4051

 

 

 

 

Sl No.

Library

Nos.

1.

District Library

    1

2.

Sub-Divisional Town Library

    9

3.

Rural Libraries

 147

Total :

157

Sl No.

Other Facilities

Nos.

1.

News papers & Periodicals published in the district

  32

2.

Cinema Houses

  35

3.

Auditoria

    2

COMMUNICATION Next Section TOP

Roads

Sl. No.

Roads

Length in km.

1.

P.W.D. Roads (Surfaced)

 1114

2.

P.W.D. Roads (Un-surfaced)

     70

3.

Panchayat Roads (Surfaced)

    475

4.

Panchayat Roads (Un-surfaced)

   1712

5.

Municipal Roads (Surfaced)

560.96

6.

Municipalities (Un-surfaced)

475.74

Total :

4407.7

Post office

Telegraph office

Combined office

Telephone Exchanges

553

1

42

93

MEDICAL FACILITY Next Section TOP
Hospital Health Centre Clinics Dispensaries

Total

Total Beds
16 91 83 49 239 2834
INDUSTRY TOP

Sl. No.

Category

No. of units

Avg. daily Employment

1.

Registered factories

      22

   4196

2.

Registered Small Scale & Cottage Industries

 25870

115231

On Bidi Industries

No of Companies

Individual Employers

Employees

Workers

In Bidi companies

In associated works

In companies

Home workers

55

510

1560

2600

2846

300000

 

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