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

Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra has total population of 1,072,942 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 541,328 are males while 531,614 are females. In 2011 there were total 250,435 families residing in Gadchiroli district. The Average Sex Ratio of Gadchiroli district is 982.

Gadchiroli district, Maharashtra

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 11% people lives in Urban areas while 89% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 89% while that in the rural areas is 72.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Gadchiroli district is 966 while that of Rural areas is 984.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Gadchiroli district is 120272 which is 11% of the total population. There are 61320 male children and 58952 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Gadchiroli is 961 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (982) of Gadchiroli district.

The total literacy rate of Gadchiroli district is 74.36%. The male literacy rate is 72.99% and the female literacy rate is 58.93% in Gadchiroli district.

Population
1,072,942
Literacy
74.36%
Sex Ratio
982

To facilitate the administration, Gadchiroli 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.

Gadchiroli Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 120,272 61,320 58,952
Literacy 74.36% 72.99% 58.93%
Scheduled Caste 120,745 61,041 59,704
Scheduled Tribe 415,306 207,377 207,929
Illiterate 364,577 146,218 218,359

Caste-wise Population - Gadchiroli district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 11.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 38.7% of total population in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 120,745 61,041 59,704
Schedule Tribe 415,306 207,377 207,929

Religion-wise Population - Gadchiroli district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 927,411 (86.44%) 468,440 458,971
Muslim 21,063 (1.96%) 10,461 10,602
Christian 3,872 (0.36%) 1,988 1,884
Sikh 681 (0.06%) 364 317
Buddhist 82,695 (7.71%) 41,761 40,934
Jain 454 (0.04%) 240 214
Other Religion 30,047 (2.8%) 14,819 15,228
No Religion Specified 6,719 (0.63%) 3,255 3,464

Literacy Rate - Gadchiroli district

The total literacy rate of Gadchiroli district was 74.36% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 82.34% of Maharashtra. Population-wise, out of total 708,365 literates, males were 395,110 while females were 313,255. Also the male literacy rate was 82.31% and the female literacy rate was 66.27% in Gadchiroli district.

  Gadchiroli district Maharashtra
Female 66.27% 75.87%
Male 82.31% 88.38%
Total 74.36% 82.34%

Sex Ratio - Gadchiroli district

The Sex Ratio of Gadchiroli district is 982 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 982 females in Gadchiroli district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 961 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 982 ) of Gadchiroli district.


Population Density - Gadchiroli district

The total area of Gadchiroli district is 14,412 km2. Thus the density of Gadchiroli district is 74 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 75 sq. km. area is under urban region while 14,337 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Gadchiroli district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Gadchiroli, 11% people lived in urban regions while 89% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 118,033 out of which 60,038 were males while remaining 57,995 were females. In rural areas of Gadchiroli, male population was 481,290 while female population was 473,619.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Gadchiroli was 966 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Gadchiroli was 917 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Gadchiroli were 11,751 which is 9.96% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Gadchiroli was 984 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Gadchiroli was 966 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Gadchiroli for urban regions was 89 percent in which males were 93.71% literate while female literacy stood at 84.16%. The total literate population of Gadchiroli was 708,365. Similarly in rural areas of Gadchiroli, the average literacy rate was 72.52 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 80.87% and 64.05% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Gadchiroli were 613,771.

Rural Urban
Population % 89% 11%
Total population 954,909 118,033
Male population 481,290 60,038
Female population 473,619 57,995
Sex ratio 984 966
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 966 917
Child population 108,521 11,751
Literates 613,771 94,594
Average literacy 72.52% 89%
Male literacy 80.87% 93.71%
Female literacy 64.05% 84.16%

Child Population - Gadchiroli district

According to Census 2011, there were 120,272 children between age 0 to 6 years in Gadchiroli district. Out of which 61,320 were male while 58,952 were female.


Working Population - Gadchiroli district

In Gadchiroli district out of total population, 584,237 were engaged in work activities. 67.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 32.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 584,237 workers engaged in Main Work, 178,169 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 130,112 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 392,886 239,961 152,925
Cultivators 178,169 110,552 67,617
Agriculture Labourer 130,112 65,683 64,429
Household Industries 7,473 4,766 2,707
Other Workers 77,132 58,960 18,172
Marginal Workers 191,351 83,377 107,974
Non Working 488,705 217,990 270,715

Gadchiroli district Map


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