Akola District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Maharashtra) - Census 2011

Akola district of Maharashtra has total population of 1,813,906 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 932,334 are males while 881,572 are females. In 2011 there were total 395,690 families residing in Akola district. The Average Sex Ratio of Akola district is 946.

Akola district, Maharashtra

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 39.7% people lives in Urban areas while 60.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 91.2% while that in the rural areas is 85.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Akola district is 954 while that of Rural areas is 940.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Akola district is 211080 which is 12% of the total population. There are 110372 male children and 100708 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Akola is 912 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (946) of Akola district.

The total literacy rate of Akola district is 88.05%. The male literacy rate is 81.41% and the female literacy rate is 73.99% in Akola district.

Population
1,813,906
Literacy
88.05%
Sex Ratio
946

To facilitate the administration, Akola district is further divided into 7 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Akola Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Akola district.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 211,080 110,372 100,708
Literacy 88.05% 81.41% 73.99%
Scheduled Caste 364,059 186,244 177,815
Scheduled Tribe 100,280 51,359 48,921
Illiterate 402,625 173,357 229,268

Caste-wise Population - Akola district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 5.5% of total population in Akola district of Maharashtra.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 364,059 186,244 177,815
Schedule Tribe 100,280 51,359 48,921

Religion-wise Population - Akola district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,107,809 (61.07%) 570,058 537,751
Muslim 357,253 (19.7%) 183,351 173,902
Christian 4,483 (0.25%) 2,238 2,245
Sikh 1,504 (0.08%) 785 719
Buddhist 328,033 (18.08%) 168,222 159,811
Jain 10,205 (0.56%) 5,290 4,915
Other Religion 389 (0.02%) 211 178
No Religion Specified 4,230 (0.23%) 2,179 2,051

Literacy Rate - Akola district

The total literacy rate of Akola district was 88.05% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 82.34% of Maharashtra. Population-wise, out of total 1,411,281 literates, males were 758,977 while females were 652,304. Also the male literacy rate was 92.34% and the female literacy rate was 83.54% in Akola district.

  Akola district Maharashtra
Female 83.54% 75.87%
Male 92.34% 88.38%
Total 88.05% 82.34%

Sex Ratio - Akola district

The Sex Ratio of Akola district is 946 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 946 females in Akola district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 912 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 946 ) of Akola district.


Population Density - Akola district

The total area of Akola district is 5,676 km2. Thus the density of Akola district is 320 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 84 sq. km. area is under urban region while 5,592 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Akola district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Akola, 39.68% people lived in urban regions while 60.32% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 719,741 out of which 368,401 were males while remaining 351,340 were females. In rural areas of Akola, male population was 563,933 while female population was 530,232.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Akola was 954 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Akola was 903 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Akola were 81,893 which is 11.38% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Akola was 940 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Akola was 918 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Akola for urban regions was 91.23 percent in which males were 93.99% literate while female literacy stood at 88.36%. The total literate population of Akola was 1,411,281. Similarly in rural areas of Akola, the average literacy rate was 85.95 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 91.25% and 80.32% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Akola were 829,355.

Rural Urban
Population % 60.32% 39.68%
Total population 1,094,165 719,741
Male population 563,933 368,401
Female population 530,232 351,340
Sex ratio 940 954
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 918 903
Child population 129,187 81,893
Literates 829,355 581,926
Average literacy 85.95% 91.23%
Male literacy 91.25% 93.99%
Female literacy 80.32% 88.36%

Child Population - Akola district

According to Census 2011, there were 211,080 children between age 0 to 6 years in Akola district. Out of which 110,372 were male while 100,708 were female.


Working Population - Akola district

In Akola district out of total population, 768,154 were engaged in work activities. 90% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 10% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 768,154 workers engaged in Main Work, 120,136 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 340,583 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 691,025 480,913 210,112
Cultivators 120,136 89,372 30,764
Agriculture Labourer 340,583 201,264 139,319
Household Industries 7,894 5,357 2,537
Other Workers 222,412 184,920 37,492
Marginal Workers 77,129 39,449 37,680
Non Working 1,045,752 411,972 633,780

Akola district Map


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