Population in Naogaon District

Learn About Naogaon’s Population And Its Statistics

Located in the northern part of Bangladesh, Naogaon district is home to a diverse population. This article will provide a comprehensive look at Naogaon’s demographic data, complete with charts, statistics, and other facts. Furthermore, the data is broken down from various perspectives to make it easily understandable for everyone.

Whether you’re a resident, a policy-maker, or simply interested in the demographics of Naogaon, this post provides valuable insights into the district’s diverse population structure.

Total Population in Naogaon District

As per the 2022 census, the population of Naogaon district is as follows:1

  • Total Population: 2,784,598 people
  • Male: 1,374,312 people
  • Female: 1,408,840 people
  • Hijra: 173 people
  • Sex Ratio: 97.55 males for every 100 females

As of the 2022 census (see footnote), Naogaon district has a total population of 2,784,598. The population consists of 1,374,312 males, 1,408,840 females, and 173 hijras (third gender). The gender ratio in the district is 97.55, meaning there are 97.55 males for every 100 females. This data suggests that the district is not male-biased but slightly female.

Census 2011 to 2022: Naogaon’s Demographic Changes Scenario

Description2011 Census2022 Census
Total Population2,600,1572,784,598
Total Households655,801765,459
Average Household Size3.96 person3.64 person
Population Density (per km²)757811

The national census data from 2011 to 2022 reveal changes in Naogaon’s population and related factors. Most noticeable factor is, the average household size is becoming smaller. Earlier, the traditional joint family system was strong in Bangladesh. But now, smaller family trends are becoming more common, like other parts of the word. As per the 2011 census, Naogaon had an average of 3.96 people per household, which decreased to 3.64 by the 2022 census.

Ethnic Communities of Naogaon

  • Total Ethnic Population: 107,292
  • Male: 53,248
  • Female: 54,044
  • Percentage of District’s Total Ethnic Population: 6.50%

In Naogaon District, Adivasis, also known as the indigenous peoples (Bangla: আদিবাসী), make up 6.50% of the total population.2 They are identified as Adivasi. The Santal, Oraon, Pahan, Mahali, and Munda are the principal ethnic groups. They also maintain distinct cultural identities, each with its own language and religious traditions. These native groups have given multi-dimensionality to the culture of the district through their customs and diversity of lifestyle.

Population by Locality

The table data provides a detailed breakdown of the population of Naogaon district, divided into rural and urban areas. Like previously, the data is also based on the Population and Housing Census of 2022.3 It further classifies the population by gender, including a column for hijra (third gender).

LocalityMaleFemaleHijra (3rd Gender)Total
Rural1,166,4221,200,5211392,367,082
Urban207,890208,31934416,243

Marial Status

Below is a detailed, upazila-wise chart of the married, unmarried, and total male and female population aged 10 years and above in Naogaon district. This information is based on 2011 census and sourced from District Statistics 2011 Naogaon.

Upazila-wise Percentage Married Population (10 Years and Above)

Percentage of Unmarried Population in Upazilas of Naogaon (10 Years and Above)

Upazila-wise Population

Total Male & Female Population of Upazilas of Naogaon (10 Years and Above)

Disabable Population

Percentage of Population by Type of Disability in Naogaon

Atrai Upazila
Total population193,256
Total % of Disability1.2%
Speech Disability0.2%
Vision Disability0.2%
Hearing Disability0.1%
Physical Disability0.5%
Mental Disability0.2%
Autistic Disability0.1%
Badalgachhi Upazila
Total population201,342
Total % of Disability2.0%
Speech Disability0.2%
Vision Disability0.4%
Hearing Disability0.2%
Physical Disability0.9%
Mental Disability0.2%
Autistic Disability0.1%
Dhamoirhat Upazila
Total population184,778
Total % of Disability1.8%
Speech Disability0.2%
Vision Disability0.4%
Hearing Disability0.2%
Physical Disability0.7%
Mental Disability0.2%
Autistic Disability0.1%
Manda Upazila
Total population363,858
Total % of Disability1.5%
Speech Disability0.2%
Vision Disability0.3%
Hearing Disability0.2%
Physical Disability0.6%
Mental Disability0.2%
Autistic Disability0.1%
Mohadevpur Upazila
Total population292,859
Total % of Disability1.6%
Speech Disability0.2%
Vision Disability0.3%
Hearing Disability0.2%
Physical Disability0.6%
Mental Disability0.2%
Autistic Disability0.1%
Naogaon Sadar
Total population405,148
Total % of Disability1.4%
Speech Disability0.2%
Vision Disability0.3%
Hearing Disability0.1%
Physical Disability0.5%
Mental Disability0.2%
Autistic Disability0.1%
Niamatpur Upazila
Total population248,351
Total % of Disability1.7%
Speech Disability0.2%
Vision Disability0.4%
Hearing Disability0.2%
Physical Disability0.7%
Mental Disability0.2%
Autistic Disability0.1%
Patnitala Upazila
Total population231,900
Total % of Disability1.6%
Speech Disability0.2%
Vision Disability0.4%
Hearing Disability0.1%
Physical Disability0.6%
Mental Disability0.2%
Autistic Disability0.1%
Type and Percentage of Disabled Population
Total population132,095
Total % of Disability1.7%
Speech Disability0.2%
Vision Disability0.4%
Hearing Disability0.2%
Physical Disability0.6%
Mental Disability0.2%
Autistic Disability0.1%
Raninagar Upazila
Total population184,778
Total % of Disability1.4%
Speech Disability0.2%
Vision Disability0.3%
Hearing Disability0.1%
Physical Disability0.7%
Mental Disability0.2%
Autistic Disability0.1%
Sapahar Upazila
Total population161,792
Total % of Disability2.1%
Speech Disability0.2%
Vision Disability0.6%
Hearing Disability0.2%
Physical Disability0.8%
Mental Disability0.2%
Autistic Disability0.1%

Total Percentage of Population by Type of Disability in Naogaon

This chart represents the percentage of population by type of disability based on the 2011 census (see footnote). The total population is 2,600,157 while the total percentage of disability is 1.6%.

Reference and Footnote

  1. POPULATION & HOUSING CENSUS 2022 – PRELIMINARY REPORT ↩︎
  2. POPULATION & HOUSING CENSUS 2022 – PRELIMINARY REPORT ↩︎
  3. POPULATION & HOUSING CENSUS 2022 – PRELIMINARY REPORT ↩︎
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