Sex Ratio & Literacy

District                                                          Sex Ratio

                                             (Female per 1000 male)           Literacy Rate (%)

                                              1991                2001                1991                2001

Baksa                                    NA                   NA                     NA                  NA

Barpeta                               939                  941                  43.24               56.24

Bongaigaon                       940                  945                  49.06               59.33

Cachar                                932                  945                  59.19               67.82

Chirang                                 NA                  NA                      NA                  NA

Darrang                               938                  944                  42.00               55.44

Dhemaji                               927                  941                  53.84               64.48

Dhubri                                  950                  947                  38.36               48.21

Dibrugarh                            905                  931                  58.32               68.96

Goalpara                             947                  956                  46.81               58.03

Golaghat                             920                  930                  58.54               69.38

Hailakandi                          929                  935                  53.07               59.64

Jorhat                                  913                  933                  65.51               76.33

Kamrup (Metro)                   NA                 NA                     NA                    NA

Kamrup (Rural)                   NA                 NA                     NA                    NA

Karbi Anglong                   907                  926                  45.57               57.70

Karimganj                          946                  947                  34.71               66.24

Kokrajhar                           940                  943                  40.57               51.63

Lakhimpur                         931                  951                  58.96               68.56

Marigaon                            941                  946                  47.99               58.53

Nagaon                              929                  944                  54.74               61.73

Nalbari                               936                  939                  55.99               67.23

North Cachar Hills           857                  884                  57.76               67.62

Sivasagar                          907                  928                  64.46               74.47

Sonitpur                             912                  929                  48.14               59.00

Tinsukia                            891                  913                  59.19               60.95

Udalguri                              NA                    NA                    NA                  NA                              

 

Among the districts, Goalpara has the highest sex-ratio of 956 females per 1000 males. North Cachar Hills accounted for the lowest number of females per thousand males with 884.

Literacy

The final census results that there has been an increase in literacy in the State is 63.75% (71.28% for males and 54.61% for females).

From the data available so far, among the districts, Jorhat retained its position by being on top with 76.33% literacy rate in the State. Dhubri stood at the bottom with a literacy rate of 48.21%.

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