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

Gandhinagar district of Gujarat has total population of 1,391,753 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 723,864 are males while 667,889 are females. In 2011 there were total 289,990 families residing in Gandhinagar district. The Average Sex Ratio of Gandhinagar district is 923.

Gandhinagar district, Gujarat

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 43.2% people lives in Urban areas while 56.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 87.5% while that in the rural areas is 81.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Gandhinagar district is 904 while that of Rural areas is 937.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Gandhinagar district is 167377 which is 12% of the total population. There are 90604 male children and 76773 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Gandhinagar is 847 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (923) of Gandhinagar district.

The total literacy rate of Gandhinagar district is 84.16%. The male literacy rate is 80.5% and the female literacy rate is 67.05% in Gandhinagar district.

Population
1,391,753
Literacy
84.16%
Sex Ratio
923

To facilitate the administration, Gandhinagar 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.

Gandhinagar Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 167,377 90,604 76,773
Literacy 84.16% 80.5% 67.05%
Scheduled Caste 108,608 56,919 51,689
Scheduled Tribe 18,204 9,711 8,493
Illiterate 361,259 141,178 220,081

Caste-wise Population - Gandhinagar district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 7.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.3% of total population in Gandhinagar district of Gujarat.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 108,608 56,919 51,689
Schedule Tribe 18,204 9,711 8,493

Religion-wise Population - Gandhinagar district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,319,586 (94.81%) 686,261 633,325
Muslim 57,273 (4.12%) 29,674 27,599
Christian 3,237 (0.23%) 1,663 1,574
Sikh 1,985 (0.14%) 1,273 712
Buddhist 497 (0.04%) 279 218
Jain 6,405 (0.46%) 3,280 3,125
Other Religion 82 (0.01%) 43 39
No Religion Specified 2,688 (0.19%) 1,391 1,297

Literacy Rate - Gandhinagar district

The total literacy rate of Gandhinagar district was 84.16% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 78.03% of Gujarat. Population-wise, out of total 1,030,494 literates, males were 582,686 while females were 447,808. Also the male literacy rate was 92.01% and the female literacy rate was 75.76% in Gandhinagar district.

  Gandhinagar district Gujarat
Female 75.76% 69.68%
Male 92.01% 85.75%
Total 84.16% 78.03%

Sex Ratio - Gandhinagar district

The Sex Ratio of Gandhinagar district is 923 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 923 females in Gandhinagar district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 847 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 923 ) of Gandhinagar district.


Population Density - Gandhinagar district

The total area of Gandhinagar district is 2,140 km2. Thus the density of Gandhinagar district is 650 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 377 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,763 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Gandhinagar district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Gandhinagar, 43.16% people lived in urban regions while 56.84% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 600,627 out of which 315,428 were males while remaining 285,199 were females. In rural areas of Gandhinagar, male population was 408,436 while female population was 382,690.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Gandhinagar was 904 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Gandhinagar was 831 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Gandhinagar were 67,614 which is 11.26% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Gandhinagar was 937 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Gandhinagar was 858 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Gandhinagar for urban regions was 87.53 percent in which males were 93.13% literate while female literacy stood at 81.39%. The total literate population of Gandhinagar was 1,030,494. Similarly in rural areas of Gandhinagar, the average literacy rate was 81.57 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 91.13% and 71.5% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Gandhinagar were 563,973.

Rural Urban
Population % 56.84% 43.16%
Total population 791,126 600,627
Male population 408,436 315,428
Female population 382,690 285,199
Sex ratio 937 904
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 858 831
Child population 99,763 67,614
Literates 563,973 466,521
Average literacy 81.57% 87.53%
Male literacy 91.13% 93.13%
Female literacy 71.5% 81.39%

Child Population - Gandhinagar district

According to Census 2011, there were 167,377 children between age 0 to 6 years in Gandhinagar district. Out of which 90,604 were male while 76,773 were female.


Working Population - Gandhinagar district

In Gandhinagar district out of total population, 534,976 were engaged in work activities. 84.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 15.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 534,976 workers engaged in Main Work, 98,153 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 97,287 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 451,951 372,747 79,204
Cultivators 98,153 91,309 6,844
Agriculture Labourer 97,287 73,049 24,238
Household Industries 5,666 4,301 1,365
Other Workers 250,845 204,088 46,757
Marginal Workers 83,025 35,328 47,697
Non Working 856,777 315,789 540,988

Gandhinagar district Map


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