Bageshwar District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Uttarakhand) - Census 2011

Bageshwar district of Uttarakhand has total population of 259,898 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 124,326 are males while 135,572 are females. In 2011 there were total 58,046 families residing in Bageshwar district. The Average Sex Ratio of Bageshwar district is 1,090.

Bageshwar district, Uttarakhand

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 3.5% people lives in Urban areas while 96.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 90.7% while that in the rural areas is 79.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Bageshwar district is 927 while that of Rural areas is 1,097.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Bageshwar district is 35560 which is 14% of the total population. There are 18679 male children and 16881 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Bageshwar is 904 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,090) of Bageshwar district.

The total literacy rate of Bageshwar district is 80.01%. The male literacy rate is 78.46% and the female literacy rate is 60.44% in Bageshwar district.

Population
259,898
Literacy
80.01%
Sex Ratio
1,090

To facilitate the administration, Bageshwar district is further divided into 4 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Bageshwar Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 35,560 18,679 16,881
Literacy 80.01% 78.46% 60.44%
Scheduled Caste 72,061 35,623 36,438
Scheduled Tribe 1,982 971 1,011
Illiterate 80,415 26,780 53,635

Caste-wise Population - Bageshwar district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 27.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.8% of total population in Bageshwar district of Uttarakhand.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 72,061 35,623 36,438
Schedule Tribe 1,982 971 1,011

Religion-wise Population - Bageshwar district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 257,509 (99.08%) 123,087 134,422
Muslim 1,440 (0.55%) 786 654
Christian 397 (0.15%) 188 209
Sikh 46 (0.02%) 17 29
Buddhist 102 (0.04%) 47 55
Jain 7 (0%) 3 4
Other Religion 16 (0.01%) 6 10
No Religion Specified 381 (0.15%) 192 189

Literacy Rate - Bageshwar district

The total literacy rate of Bageshwar district was 80.01% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 78.82% of Uttarakhand. Population-wise, out of total 179,483 literates, males were 97,546 while females were 81,937. Also the male literacy rate was 92.33% and the female literacy rate was 69.03% in Bageshwar district.

  Bageshwar district Uttarakhand
Female 69.03% 70.01%
Male 92.33% 87.4%
Total 80.01% 78.82%

Sex Ratio - Bageshwar district

The Sex Ratio of Bageshwar district is 1,090 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,090 females in Bageshwar district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 904 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,090 ) of Bageshwar district.


Population Density - Bageshwar district

The total area of Bageshwar district is 2,241 km2. Thus the density of Bageshwar district is 116 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 6 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,236 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Bageshwar district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Bageshwar, 3.49% people lived in urban regions while 96.51% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 9,079 out of which 4,711 were males while remaining 4,368 were females. In rural areas of Bageshwar, male population was 119,615 while female population was 131,204.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Bageshwar was 927 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Bageshwar was 845 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Bageshwar were 1,015 which is 11.18% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Bageshwar was 1,097 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Bageshwar was 906 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Bageshwar for urban regions was 90.74 percent in which males were 95.12% literate while female literacy stood at 86.06%. The total literate population of Bageshwar was 179,483. Similarly in rural areas of Bageshwar, the average literacy rate was 79.61 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 92.22% and 68.45% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Bageshwar were 172,166.

Rural Urban
Population % 96.51% 3.49%
Total population 250,819 9,079
Male population 119,615 4,711
Female population 131,204 4,368
Sex ratio 1,097 927
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 906 845
Child population 34,545 1,015
Literates 172,166 7,317
Average literacy 79.61% 90.74%
Male literacy 92.22% 95.12%
Female literacy 68.45% 86.06%

Child Population - Bageshwar district

According to Census 2011, there were 35,560 children between age 0 to 6 years in Bageshwar district. Out of which 18,679 were male while 16,881 were female.


Working Population - Bageshwar district

In Bageshwar district out of total population, 123,638 were engaged in work activities. 63.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 36.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 123,638 workers engaged in Main Work, 54,056 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2,733 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 78,085 38,834 39,251
Cultivators 54,056 20,161 33,895
Agriculture Labourer 2,733 1,509 1,224
Household Industries 1,648 1,096 552
Other Workers 19,648 16,068 3,580
Marginal Workers 45,553 19,874 25,679
Non Working 136,260 65,618 70,642

Bageshwar district Map


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