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

Garhwal district of Uttarakhand has total population of 687,271 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 326,829 are males while 360,442 are females. In 2011 there were total 161,778 families residing in Garhwal district. The Average Sex Ratio of Garhwal district is 1,103.

Garhwal district, Uttarakhand

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 16.4% people lives in Urban areas while 83.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 90.4% while that in the rural areas is 80.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Garhwal district is 917 while that of Rural areas is 1,144.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Garhwal district is 83901 which is 12% of the total population. There are 44055 male children and 39846 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Garhwal is 904 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,103) of Garhwal district.

The total literacy rate of Garhwal district is 82.02%. The male literacy rate is 80.21% and the female literacy rate is 64.57% in Garhwal district.

Population
687,271
Literacy
82.02%
Sex Ratio
1,103

To facilitate the administration, Garhwal district is further divided into 9 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Garhwal Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 83,901 44,055 39,846
Literacy 82.02% 80.21% 64.57%
Scheduled Caste 122,361 59,842 62,519
Scheduled Tribe 2,215 1,174 1,041
Illiterate 192,382 64,681 127,701

Caste-wise Population - Garhwal district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 17.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.3% of total population in Garhwal district of Uttarakhand.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 122,361 59,842 62,519
Schedule Tribe 2,215 1,174 1,041

Religion-wise Population - Garhwal district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 660,507 (96.11%) 311,931 348,576
Muslim 22,931 (3.34%) 12,893 10,038
Christian 2,161 (0.31%) 1,077 1,084
Sikh 619 (0.09%) 353 266
Buddhist 58 (0.01%) 39 19
Jain 212 (0.03%) 106 106
Other Religion 51 (0.01%) 30 21
No Religion Specified 732 (0.11%) 400 332

Literacy Rate - Garhwal district

The total literacy rate of Garhwal district was 82.02% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 78.82% of Uttarakhand. Population-wise, out of total 494,889 literates, males were 262,148 while females were 232,741. Also the male literacy rate was 92.71% and the female literacy rate was 72.6% in Garhwal district.

  Garhwal district Uttarakhand
Female 72.6% 70.01%
Male 92.71% 87.4%
Total 82.02% 78.82%

Sex Ratio - Garhwal district

The Sex Ratio of Garhwal district is 1,103 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,103 females in Garhwal district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 904 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,103 ) of Garhwal district.


Population Density - Garhwal district

The total area of Garhwal district is 5,329 km2. Thus the density of Garhwal district is 129 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 72 sq. km. area is under urban region while 5,257 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Garhwal district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Garhwal, 16.4% people lived in urban regions while 83.6% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 112,703 out of which 58,800 were males while remaining 53,903 were females. In rural areas of Garhwal, male population was 268,029 while female population was 306,539.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Garhwal was 917 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Garhwal was 860 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Garhwal were 12,731 which is 11.3% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Garhwal was 1,144 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Garhwal was 913 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Garhwal for urban regions was 90.36 percent in which males were 93.91% literate while female literacy stood at 86.51%. The total literate population of Garhwal was 494,889. Similarly in rural areas of Garhwal, the average literacy rate was 80.37 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 92.43% and 70.15% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Garhwal were 404,558.

Rural Urban
Population % 83.6% 16.4%
Total population 574,568 112,703
Male population 268,029 58,800
Female population 306,539 53,903
Sex ratio 1,144 917
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 913 860
Child population 71,170 12,731
Literates 404,558 90,331
Average literacy 80.37% 90.36%
Male literacy 92.43% 93.91%
Female literacy 70.15% 86.51%

Child Population - Garhwal district

According to Census 2011, there were 83,901 children between age 0 to 6 years in Garhwal district. Out of which 44,055 were male while 39,846 were female.


Working Population - Garhwal district

In Garhwal district out of total population, 274,152 were engaged in work activities. 60% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 40% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 274,152 workers engaged in Main Work, 75,253 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 4,154 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 164,439 102,045 62,394
Cultivators 75,253 29,483 45,770
Agriculture Labourer 4,154 2,596 1,558
Household Industries 3,425 2,525 900
Other Workers 81,607 67,441 14,166
Marginal Workers 109,713 45,328 64,385
Non Working 413,119 179,456 233,663

Garhwal district Map


Reference


Comments