Dhule District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Maharashtra) - Census 2011

Dhule district of Maharashtra has total population of 2,050,862 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,054,031 are males while 996,831 are females. In 2011 there were total 408,874 families residing in Dhule district. The Average Sex Ratio of Dhule district is 946.

Dhule district, Maharashtra

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 27.8% people lives in Urban areas while 72.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86.7% while that in the rural areas is 67.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Dhule district is 935 while that of Rural areas is 950.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dhule district is 273507 which is 13% of the total population. There are 144121 male children and 129386 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dhule is 898 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (946) of Dhule district.

The total literacy rate of Dhule district is 72.8%. The male literacy rate is 68.63% and the female literacy rate is 57.23% in Dhule district.

Population
2,050,862
Literacy
72.8%
Sex Ratio
946

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

Dhule Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 273,507 144,121 129,386
Literacy 72.8% 68.63% 57.23%
Scheduled Caste 127,571 65,068 62,503
Scheduled Tribe 647,315 327,034 320,281
Illiterate 756,946 330,643 426,303

Caste-wise Population - Dhule district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 31.6% of total population in Dhule district of Maharashtra.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 127,571 65,068 62,503
Schedule Tribe 647,315 327,034 320,281

Religion-wise Population - Dhule district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,825,460 (89.01%) 939,294 886,166
Muslim 187,901 (9.16%) 95,345 92,556
Christian 3,653 (0.18%) 1,824 1,829
Sikh 1,422 (0.07%) 718 704
Buddhist 13,405 (0.65%) 6,831 6,574
Jain 12,818 (0.63%) 6,617 6,201
Other Religion 912 (0.04%) 462 450
No Religion Specified 5,291 (0.26%) 2,940 2,351

Literacy Rate - Dhule district

The total literacy rate of Dhule district was 72.8% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 82.34% of Maharashtra. Population-wise, out of total 1,293,916 literates, males were 723,388 while females were 570,528. Also the male literacy rate was 79.5% and the female literacy rate was 65.77% in Dhule district.

  Dhule district Maharashtra
Female 65.77% 75.87%
Male 79.5% 88.38%
Total 72.8% 82.34%

Sex Ratio - Dhule district

The Sex Ratio of Dhule district is 946 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 946 females in Dhule district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 898 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 946 ) of Dhule district.


Population Density - Dhule district

The total area of Dhule district is 7,195 km2. Thus the density of Dhule district is 285 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 117 sq. km. area is under urban region while 7,078 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Dhule district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Dhule, 27.84% people lived in urban regions while 72.16% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 571,036 out of which 295,115 were males while remaining 275,921 were females. In rural areas of Dhule, male population was 758,916 while female population was 720,910.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Dhule was 935 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Dhule was 872 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Dhule were 67,471 which is 11.82% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Dhule was 950 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Dhule was 906 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Dhule for urban regions was 86.68 percent in which males were 90.29% literate while female literacy stood at 82.85%. The total literate population of Dhule was 1,293,916. Similarly in rural areas of Dhule, the average literacy rate was 67.31 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 75.21% and 59.07% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Dhule were 857,440.

Rural Urban
Population % 72.16% 27.84%
Total population 1,479,826 571,036
Male population 758,916 295,115
Female population 720,910 275,921
Sex ratio 950 935
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 906 872
Child population 206,036 67,471
Literates 857,440 436,476
Average literacy 67.31% 86.68%
Male literacy 75.21% 90.29%
Female literacy 59.07% 82.85%

Child Population - Dhule district

According to Census 2011, there were 273,507 children between age 0 to 6 years in Dhule district. Out of which 144,121 were male while 129,386 were female.


Working Population - Dhule district

In Dhule district out of total population, 936,370 were engaged in work activities. 88.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 11.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 936,370 workers engaged in Main Work, 220,641 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 365,828 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 825,875 526,267 299,608
Cultivators 220,641 148,256 72,385
Agriculture Labourer 365,828 185,067 180,761
Household Industries 16,557 10,334 6,223
Other Workers 222,849 182,610 40,239
Marginal Workers 110,495 44,181 66,314
Non Working 1,114,492 483,583 630,909

Dhule district Map


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