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

Bharuch district of Gujarat has total population of 1,551,019 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 805,707 are males while 745,312 are females. In 2011 there were total 333,483 families residing in Bharuch district. The Average Sex Ratio of Bharuch district is 925.

Bharuch district, Gujarat

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 33.8% people lives in Urban areas while 66.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.3% while that in the rural areas is 78%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Bharuch district is 900 while that of Rural areas is 938.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Bharuch district is 179103 which is 12% of the total population. There are 93265 male children and 85838 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Bharuch is 920 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (925) of Bharuch district.

The total literacy rate of Bharuch district is 81.51%. The male literacy rate is 77.33% and the female literacy rate is 66.45% in Bharuch district.

Population
1,551,019
Literacy
81.51%
Sex Ratio
925

To facilitate the administration, Bharuch district is further divided into 8 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Bharuch Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 179,103 93,265 85,838
Literacy 81.51% 77.33% 66.45%
Scheduled Caste 62,235 31,979 30,256
Scheduled Tribe 488,194 250,398 237,796
Illiterate 432,743 182,660 250,083

Caste-wise Population - Bharuch district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 31.5% of total population in Bharuch district of Gujarat.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 62,235 31,979 30,256
Schedule Tribe 488,194 250,398 237,796

Religion-wise Population - Bharuch district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,188,204 (76.61%) 619,776 568,428
Muslim 343,511 (22.15%) 175,828 167,683
Christian 9,494 (0.61%) 4,831 4,663
Sikh 1,733 (0.11%) 930 803
Buddhist 442 (0.03%) 261 181
Jain 4,813 (0.31%) 2,456 2,357
Other Religion 342 (0.02%) 190 152
No Religion Specified 2,480 (0.16%) 1,435 1,045

Literacy Rate - Bharuch district

The total literacy rate of Bharuch district was 81.51% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 78.03% of Gujarat. Population-wise, out of total 1,118,276 literates, males were 623,047 while females were 495,229. Also the male literacy rate was 87.45% and the female literacy rate was 75.09% in Bharuch district.

  Bharuch district Gujarat
Female 75.09% 69.68%
Male 87.45% 85.75%
Total 81.51% 78.03%

Sex Ratio - Bharuch district

The Sex Ratio of Bharuch district is 925 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 925 females in Bharuch district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 920 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 925 ) of Bharuch district.


Population Density - Bharuch district

The total area of Bharuch district is 6,509 km2. Thus the density of Bharuch district is 238 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 170 sq. km. area is under urban region while 6,339 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Bharuch district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Bharuch, 33.85% people lived in urban regions while 66.15% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 524,959 out of which 276,314 were males while remaining 248,645 were females. In rural areas of Bharuch, male population was 529,393 while female population was 496,667.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Bharuch was 900 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Bharuch was 887 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Bharuch were 57,593 which is 10.97% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Bharuch was 938 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Bharuch was 937 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Bharuch for urban regions was 88.33 percent in which males were 92.02% literate while female literacy stood at 84.24%. The total literate population of Bharuch was 1,118,276. Similarly in rural areas of Bharuch, the average literacy rate was 77.99 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 85.05% and 70.47% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Bharuch were 705,458.

Rural Urban
Population % 66.15% 33.85%
Total population 1,026,060 524,959
Male population 529,393 276,314
Female population 496,667 248,645
Sex ratio 938 900
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 937 887
Child population 121,510 57,593
Literates 705,458 412,818
Average literacy 77.99% 88.33%
Male literacy 85.05% 92.02%
Female literacy 70.47% 84.24%

Child Population - Bharuch district

According to Census 2011, there were 179,103 children between age 0 to 6 years in Bharuch district. Out of which 93,265 were male while 85,838 were female.


Working Population - Bharuch district

In Bharuch district out of total population, 627,124 were engaged in work activities. 84% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 16% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 627,124 workers engaged in Main Work, 71,035 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 194,819 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 526,541 423,884 102,657
Cultivators 71,035 63,735 7,300
Agriculture Labourer 194,819 134,186 60,633
Household Industries 6,634 5,419 1,215
Other Workers 254,053 220,544 33,509
Marginal Workers 100,583 45,035 55,548
Non Working 923,895 336,788 587,107

Bharuch district Map


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