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Malda District Rural / Urban Population
Out of the total Maldah population for 2011 census, 13.58 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 541,660 people lives in urban areas of which males are 283,205 and females are 258,455. Sex Ratio in urban region of Maldah district is 913 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Maldah district was 882 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 78,414 of which males and females were 41,674 and 36,740. This child population figure of Maldah district is 14.72 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Maldah district as per census 2011 is 76.58 % of which males and females are 78.92 % and 74.03 % literates respectively. In actual number 354,755 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 190,610 and 164,145 respectively.
As per 2011 census, 86.42 % population of Maldah districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Maldah district population living in rural areas is 3,447,185 of which males and females are 1,768,336 and 1,678,849 respectively. In rural areas of Maldah district, sex ratio is 949 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Maldah district is considered, figure is 960 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 530,626 in rural areas of which males were 270,666 and females were 259,960. The child population comprises 15.31 % of total rural population of Maldah district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Maldah district is 59.37 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 64.19 and 54.29 percent respectively. In total, 1,731,677 people were literate of which males and females were 961,409 and 770,268 respectively.