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West Bengal Hooghly

State - West Bengal Local Language - Bengali

About Hooghly District

Hooghly is one of 20 districts located in eastern Indian state West Bengal. There are total 18 blocks which comes under Hooghly district, and there are total 1866 villages and 65 town areas which comes under this district.
As per Indian government records district code of Hooghly district is 338 and number of houses in this district is 925173.

Population of Hooghly District

As per Census 2011, total population of this district is 4003465. Out of total 4003465, male population count is 2033915, where as female population count is 1969550 in Hooghly.
According to the Indian Government population count of year 2011, this district has total 405430 children are in the age group of 0-6 years. In these 405430 children 207319 are boys and 198111 are girl child.

Literacy of Hooghly District

Literacy rate of Hooghly district is 71%. 2860864 out of total 4003465 population is literate in this district.
Going in details, Male literacy rate in this district is 76% and 1560670 males are literate out of total 2033915 male population, where as female literacy rate is 33% and 1300194 out of total 1969550 females are literate in this district.
Coming to dark side, illiteracy rate of Hooghly district is 28%. 1142601 out of total 4003465 population is illiterate in this village. In details, Male illiteracy rate in this district is 23% and 473245 males are illiterate out of total 2033915 male population, where as female illiteracy rate is 33% and 669356 out of total 1969550 females are illiterate in this district.

Agricultural status of Hooghly District

Total working population of Hooghly district is 1602058 and non-working population is 2401407 and out of 1602058 working population 228456 peoples are totally dependent on agriculture.

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