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

Dehradun district of Uttarakhand has total population of 1,696,694 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 892,199 are males while 804,495 are females. In 2011 there were total 347,001 families residing in Dehradun district. The Average Sex Ratio of Dehradun district is 902.

Dehradun district, Uttarakhand

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 55.5% people lives in Urban areas while 44.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.3% while that in the rural areas is 79.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Dehradun district is 886 while that of Rural areas is 921.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dehradun district is 201652 which is 12% of the total population. There are 106746 male children and 94906 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dehradun is 889 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (902) of Dehradun district.

The total literacy rate of Dehradun district is 84.25%. The male literacy rate is 78.71% and the female literacy rate is 69.27% in Dehradun district.

Population
1,696,694
Literacy
84.25%
Sex Ratio
902

To facilitate the administration, Dehradun 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.

Dehradun Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 201,652 106,746 94,906
Literacy 84.25% 78.71% 69.27%
Scheduled Caste 228,901 120,430 108,471
Scheduled Tribe 111,663 58,264 53,399
Illiterate 437,188 189,983 247,205

Caste-wise Population - Dehradun district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 6.6% of total population in Dehradun district of Uttarakhand.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 228,901 120,430 108,471
Schedule Tribe 111,663 58,264 53,399

Religion-wise Population - Dehradun district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,424,916 (83.98%) 747,584 677,332
Muslim 202,057 (11.91%) 107,449 94,608
Christian 13,416 (0.79%) 6,656 6,760
Sikh 36,454 (2.15%) 19,093 17,361
Buddhist 11,778 (0.69%) 7,215 4,563
Jain 5,117 (0.3%) 2,605 2,512
Other Religion 217 (0.01%) 100 117
No Religion Specified 2,739 (0.16%) 1,497 1,242

Literacy Rate - Dehradun district

The total literacy rate of Dehradun district was 84.25% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 78.82% of Uttarakhand. Population-wise, out of total 1,259,506 literates, males were 702,216 while females were 557,290. Also the male literacy rate was 89.4% and the female literacy rate was 78.54% in Dehradun district.

  Dehradun district Uttarakhand
Female 78.54% 70.01%
Male 89.4% 87.4%
Total 84.25% 78.82%

Sex Ratio - Dehradun district

The Sex Ratio of Dehradun district is 902 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 902 females in Dehradun district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 889 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 902 ) of Dehradun district.


Population Density - Dehradun district

The total area of Dehradun district is 3,088 km2. Thus the density of Dehradun district is 549 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 272 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,816 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Dehradun district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Dehradun, 55.52% people lived in urban regions while 44.48% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 941,941 out of which 499,308 were males while remaining 442,633 were females. In rural areas of Dehradun, male population was 392,891 while female population was 361,862.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Dehradun was 886 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Dehradun was 864 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Dehradun were 101,695 which is 10.8% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Dehradun was 921 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Dehradun was 915 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Dehradun for urban regions was 88.27 percent in which males were 92.15% literate while female literacy stood at 83.91%. The total literate population of Dehradun was 1,259,506. Similarly in rural areas of Dehradun, the average literacy rate was 79.08 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 85.82% and 71.78% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Dehradun were 517,836.

Rural Urban
Population % 44.48% 55.52%
Total population 754,753 941,941
Male population 392,891 499,308
Female population 361,862 442,633
Sex ratio 921 886
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 915 864
Child population 99,957 101,695
Literates 517,836 741,670
Average literacy 79.08% 88.27%
Male literacy 85.82% 92.15%
Female literacy 71.78% 83.91%

Child Population - Dehradun district

According to Census 2011, there were 201,652 children between age 0 to 6 years in Dehradun district. Out of which 106,746 were male while 94,906 were female.


Working Population - Dehradun district

In Dehradun district out of total population, 582,768 were engaged in work activities. 83.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 16.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 582,768 workers engaged in Main Work, 60,373 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 20,424 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 488,161 399,695 88,466
Cultivators 60,373 41,169 19,204
Agriculture Labourer 20,424 16,847 3,577
Household Industries 17,960 13,994 3,966
Other Workers 389,404 327,685 61,719
Marginal Workers 94,607 59,139 35,468
Non Working 1,113,926 433,365 680,561

Dehradun district Map


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