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West Bengal Howrah

State - West Bengal Local Language - Bengali

About Howrah District

Howrah is one of 20 districts located in eastern Indian state West Bengal. There are total 14 blocks which comes under Howrah district, and there are total 650 villages and 137 town areas which comes under this district.
As per Indian government records district code of Howrah district is 341 and number of houses in this district is 713557.

Population of Howrah District

As per Census 2011, total population of this district is 3257341. Out of total 3257341, male population count is 1668765, where as female population count is 1588576 in Howrah.
According to the Indian Government population count of year 2011, this district has total 374582 children are in the age group of 0-6 years. In these 374582 children 190683 are boys and 183899 are girl child.

Literacy of Howrah District

Literacy rate of Howrah district is 71%. 2340301 out of total 3257341 population is literate in this district.
Going in details, Male literacy rate in this district is 75% and 1261724 males are literate out of total 1668765 male population, where as female literacy rate is 32% and 1078577 out of total 1588576 females are literate in this district.
Coming to dark side, illiteracy rate of Howrah district is 28%. 917040 out of total 3257341 population is illiterate in this village. In details, Male illiteracy rate in this district is 24% and 407041 males are illiterate out of total 1668765 male population, where as female illiteracy rate is 32% and 509999 out of total 1588576 females are illiterate in this district.

Agricultural status of Howrah District

Total working population of Howrah district is 1237866 and non-working population is 2019475 and out of 1237866 working population 65831 peoples are totally dependent on agriculture.

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