Banaskantha District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Gujarat) - Census 2011

Banaskantha district of Gujarat has total population of 3,120,506 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,610,379 are males while 1,510,127 are females. In 2011 there were total 560,411 families residing in Banaskantha district. The Average Sex Ratio of Banaskantha district is 938.

Banaskantha district, Gujarat

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 13.3% people lives in Urban areas while 86.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 80.4% while that in the rural areas is 62.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Banaskantha district is 915 while that of Rural areas is 941.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Banaskantha district is 510310 which is 16% of the total population. There are 268858 male children and 241452 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Banaskantha is 898 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (938) of Banaskantha district.

The total literacy rate of Banaskantha district is 65.32%. The male literacy rate is 65.1% and the female literacy rate is 43.47% in Banaskantha district.

Population
3,120,506
Literacy
65.32%
Sex Ratio
938

To facilitate the administration, Banaskantha district is further divided into 12 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Banaskantha Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 510,310 268,858 241,452
Literacy 65.32% 65.1% 43.47%
Scheduled Caste 327,460 169,288 158,172
Scheduled Tribe 284,155 144,355 139,800
Illiterate 1,415,583 561,977 853,606

Caste-wise Population - Banaskantha district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 10.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 9.1% of total population in Banaskantha district of Gujarat.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 327,460 169,288 158,172
Schedule Tribe 284,155 144,355 139,800

Religion-wise Population - Banaskantha district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,890,305 (92.62%) 1,493,361 1,396,944
Muslim 213,505 (6.84%) 108,494 105,011
Christian 1,686 (0.05%) 904 782
Sikh 486 (0.02%) 276 210
Buddhist 281 (0.01%) 156 125
Jain 12,659 (0.41%) 6,314 6,345
Other Religion 83 (0%) 42 41
No Religion Specified 1,501 (0.05%) 832 669

Literacy Rate - Banaskantha district

The total literacy rate of Banaskantha district was 65.32% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 78.03% of Gujarat. Population-wise, out of total 1,704,923 literates, males were 1,048,402 while females were 656,521. Also the male literacy rate was 78.15% and the female literacy rate was 51.75% in Banaskantha district.

  Banaskantha district Gujarat
Female 51.75% 69.68%
Male 78.15% 85.75%
Total 65.32% 78.03%

Sex Ratio - Banaskantha district

The Sex Ratio of Banaskantha district is 938 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 938 females in Banaskantha district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 898 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 938 ) of Banaskantha district.


Population Density - Banaskantha district

The total area of Banaskantha district is 10,743 km2. Thus the density of Banaskantha district is 290 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 198 sq. km. area is under urban region while 10,545 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Banaskantha district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Banaskantha, 13.3% people lived in urban regions while 86.7% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 414,915 out of which 216,638 were males while remaining 198,277 were females. In rural areas of Banaskantha, male population was 1,393,741 while female population was 1,311,850.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Banaskantha was 915 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Banaskantha was 857 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Banaskantha were 54,904 which is 13.23% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Banaskantha was 941 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Banaskantha was 903 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Banaskantha for urban regions was 80.38 percent in which males were 89.15% literate while female literacy stood at 70.89%. The total literate population of Banaskantha was 1,704,923. Similarly in rural areas of Banaskantha, the average literacy rate was 62.91 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 76.37% and 48.73% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Banaskantha were 1,415,564.

Rural Urban
Population % 86.7% 13.3%
Total population 2,705,591 414,915
Male population 1,393,741 216,638
Female population 1,311,850 198,277
Sex ratio 941 915
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 903 857
Child population 455,406 54,904
Literates 1,415,564 289,359
Average literacy 62.91% 80.38%
Male literacy 76.37% 89.15%
Female literacy 48.73% 70.89%

Child Population - Banaskantha district

According to Census 2011, there were 510,310 children between age 0 to 6 years in Banaskantha district. Out of which 268,858 were male while 241,452 were female.


Working Population - Banaskantha district

In Banaskantha district out of total population, 1,248,600 were engaged in work activities. 81.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,248,600 workers engaged in Main Work, 435,409 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 239,333 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,012,080 779,716 232,364
Cultivators 435,409 379,070 56,339
Agriculture Labourer 239,333 162,991 76,342
Household Industries 8,755 6,737 2,018
Other Workers 328,583 230,918 97,665
Marginal Workers 236,520 56,552 179,968
Non Working 1,871,906 774,111 1,097,795

Banaskantha district Map


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