Monday, November 26, 2012

Facts On Nepal Census Report 2068/2012

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The Central Bureau of Statistics, on Monday ( 2012-11-26), released the final report of the 11th National Census 2068. The National Population and Housing Census is generally taken in every ten years marked total population of 2 crore 66 lakhs in the latest census with increment rate of 15%. The report unveiled by Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai shows the population of the Nepal has grown by 1.35%, from the last census 2001. 

Some facts of the Report:

1)Total Population: 26494504
Male-12849041 (48.50%)
Female-13645463 (51.50%)
Sex Ratio: 94.46

2)Annual growth rate: 1.35

3)Population Density: 180/Km.

4)Population by Broad Age Group (15-59): 56.96

5)Household: 5427302

6)Household size: 4.88

7)Urban population: 17.07
8)Population in district:
Highest in Kathmandu: 1744240
Least in Manang: 6538

9)Population by ecological belt
Terai: 13318705 (50.27%)
Hilly: 11394007 (43.01%)
Himal: 1781492 (6.73%)

10) Ownership of house/housing unit
House Owners: 85.26%
Rent:12.81

11) Main source of drinking water
Tap Water:47.78%
Tubewell/Handpump: 35%

12) Main source of cooking fuel
Wood: 64%
LP Gas: 21.03
Kerocene:1.0%
Dung Cake: 10.4%
Gobargas:2.4%
Electricity:0.1%
Other:0.4%

13)Main source of lighting
Electric Lamp: 67.26%
Kerocene: 18.28%

14)
15) Toilet facility
No Toilet: 38.17
Flush system: 33.45%
Simple Toilet: 19.47
Flush System but drained in Public Sewage: 8.27%

16) Female ownership in house & land: 19.71%

17) Absentee abroad: 1921494

18)  Household head: In 25.73% Female

19) Caste/ethnicity:
Chhetri: 16.6%
Brahmin: 12.2%
Magar: 7.1
Tharu: 6.6
Tamang: 5.8
Kusunda ( Least): 273

20) Mother tongue
Total Mother tongue: 123
Nepali Language: 44.6%
Maithili: 11.7%
Bhojpuri: 6.0%
Tharu: 5.8%
Tamang: 5.1%
Newar: 3.2%

21) Religion:
Total Religion: 10
Hindu: 80.8%
Boudha: 9%
Islam: 4.4%
Kirat: 3.0%
Christain: 1.4%
Prakriti: 0.4%

22) Marital Status:
Unmarried ( 10 & Above): 35.6%
Unmarried Male: 40.6%
Unmarried Female: 31.1%
Single Marriage ( 10 yrs or Above): 57.5%
Widow: 498606 ( 4.61%)

23) Age at marriage
High Marriage Age Group: 15-19 ( 48.9%)
Marriage below 14 years: 11.5%
First Marriage after 50 years old: 5086

24) Disability: 1.94%
Physically Disable Among them: 36.32%
Vision Disability: 18.46%
Hearing Disability: 15.45%
Vision & Hearing Disability: 1.48
Speaking Disability: 11.47%
Mental Disability: 6.04
Multi-Disability: 7.52
Intellectual Disability: 2.90
Male among them: 54.56%
Female: 45.44%

25) Literacy Rate:
Literacy Rate ( 5 or Above): 23926541 (65.9%)
Male Literacy Rate: 75.1%
Female Literacy Rate: 57.4%

26) Educational Attainment:
Among Literate, Class 1-5 Passed: 39%
Among Literate, Class 6-8 Passed: 20.3%
Among Literate, SLC Passed: 10.2%
Among Literate, SLC Above: 10.2%

Written By Raju Dawadi
Raju is a Computer Engineering student in Nepal, tech and social media enthusiast, web developer, blogger experimenting with SEO and web analytics.


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