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

Chamoli district of Uttarakhand has total population of 391,605 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 193,991 are males while 197,614 are females. In 2011 there were total 88,964 families residing in Chamoli district. The Average Sex Ratio of Chamoli district is 1,019.

Chamoli district, Uttarakhand

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 15.2% people lives in Urban areas while 84.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 92% while that in the rural areas is 80.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Chamoli district is 767 while that of Rural areas is 1,072.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Chamoli district is 52161 which is 13% of the total population. There are 27609 male children and 24552 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Chamoli is 889 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,019) of Chamoli district.

The total literacy rate of Chamoli district is 82.65%. The male literacy rate is 80.1% and the female literacy rate is 63.34% in Chamoli district.

Population
391,605
Literacy
82.65%
Sex Ratio
1,019

To facilitate the administration, Chamoli district is further divided into 6 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Chamoli Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 52,161 27,609 24,552
Literacy 82.65% 80.1% 63.34%
Scheduled Caste 79,317 39,718 39,599
Scheduled Tribe 12,260 6,021 6,239
Illiterate 111,049 38,596 72,453

Caste-wise Population - Chamoli district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 3.1% of total population in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 79,317 39,718 39,599
Schedule Tribe 12,260 6,021 6,239

Religion-wise Population - Chamoli district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 385,818 (98.52%) 190,498 195,320
Muslim 4,395 (1.12%) 2,638 1,757
Christian 428 (0.11%) 267 161
Sikh 323 (0.08%) 224 99
Buddhist 190 (0.05%) 98 92
Jain 11 (0%) 6 5
Other Religion 23 (0.01%) 14 9
No Religion Specified 417 (0.11%) 246 171

Literacy Rate - Chamoli district

The total literacy rate of Chamoli district was 82.65% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 78.82% of Uttarakhand. Population-wise, out of total 280,556 literates, males were 155,395 while females were 125,161. Also the male literacy rate was 93.4% and the female literacy rate was 72.32% in Chamoli district.

  Chamoli district Uttarakhand
Female 72.32% 70.01%
Male 93.4% 87.4%
Total 82.65% 78.82%

Sex Ratio - Chamoli district

The Sex Ratio of Chamoli district is 1,019 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,019 females in Chamoli district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 889 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,019 ) of Chamoli district.


Population Density - Chamoli district

The total area of Chamoli district is 8,030 km2. Thus the density of Chamoli district is 49 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 40 sq. km. area is under urban region while 7,990 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Chamoli district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Chamoli, 15.17% people lived in urban regions while 84.83% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 59,396 out of which 33,622 were males while remaining 25,774 were females. In rural areas of Chamoli, male population was 160,369 while female population was 171,840.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Chamoli was 767 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Chamoli was 829 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Chamoli were 6,944 which is 11.69% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Chamoli was 1,072 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Chamoli was 899 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Chamoli for urban regions was 91.99 percent in which males were 95.63% literate while female literacy stood at 87.2%. The total literate population of Chamoli was 280,556. Similarly in rural areas of Chamoli, the average literacy rate was 80.94 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 92.91% and 70.08% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Chamoli were 232,303.

Rural Urban
Population % 84.83% 15.17%
Total population 332,209 59,396
Male population 160,369 33,622
Female population 171,840 25,774
Sex ratio 1,072 767
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 899 829
Child population 45,217 6,944
Literates 232,303 48,253
Average literacy 80.94% 91.99%
Male literacy 92.91% 95.63%
Female literacy 70.08% 87.2%

Child Population - Chamoli district

According to Census 2011, there were 52,161 children between age 0 to 6 years in Chamoli district. Out of which 27,609 were male while 24,552 were female.


Working Population - Chamoli district

In Chamoli district out of total population, 180,940 were engaged in work activities. 63.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 36.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 180,940 workers engaged in Main Work, 69,612 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,072 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 115,115 65,566 49,549
Cultivators 69,612 28,071 41,541
Agriculture Labourer 1,072 623 449
Household Industries 3,115 2,090 1,025
Other Workers 41,316 34,782 6,534
Marginal Workers 65,825 28,266 37,559
Non Working 210,665 100,159 110,506

Chamoli district Map


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