Godda District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Jharkhand) - Census 2011

Godda district of Jharkhand has total population of 1,313,551 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 677,927 are males while 635,624 are females. In 2011 there were total 253,648 families residing in Godda district. The Average Sex Ratio of Godda district is 938.

Godda district, Jharkhand

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 4.9% people lives in Urban areas while 95.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 82.2% while that in the rural areas is 55%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Godda district is 894 while that of Rural areas is 940.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Godda district is 241784 which is 18% of the total population. There are 123368 male children and 118416 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Godda is 960 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (938) of Godda district.

The total literacy rate of Godda district is 56.4%. The male literacy rate is 55.49% and the female literacy rate is 35.92% in Godda district.

Population
1,313,551
Literacy
56.4%
Sex Ratio
938

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

Godda Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 241,784 123,368 118,416
Literacy 56.4% 55.49% 35.92%
Scheduled Caste 115,567 59,835 55,732
Scheduled Tribe 279,208 138,510 140,698
Illiterate 709,032 301,715 407,317

Caste-wise Population - Godda district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 8.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 21.3% of total population in Godda district of Jharkhand.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 115,567 59,835 55,732
Schedule Tribe 279,208 138,510 140,698

Religion-wise Population - Godda district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 937,126 (71.34%) 485,908 451,218
Muslim 289,182 (22.02%) 148,974 140,208
Christian 37,795 (2.88%) 18,501 19,294
Sikh 97 (0.01%) 47 50
Buddhist 128 (0.01%) 68 60
Jain 115 (0.01%) 54 61
Other Religion 47,067 (3.58%) 23,305 23,762
No Religion Specified 2,041 (0.16%) 1,070 971

Literacy Rate - Godda district

The total literacy rate of Godda district was 56.4% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 66.41% of Jharkhand. Population-wise, out of total 604,519 literates, males were 376,212 while females were 228,307. Also the male literacy rate was 67.84% and the female literacy rate was 44.14% in Godda district.

  Godda district Jharkhand
Female 44.14% 55.42%
Male 67.84% 76.84%
Total 56.4% 66.41%

Sex Ratio - Godda district

The Sex Ratio of Godda district is 938 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 938 females in Godda district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 960 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 938 ) of Godda district.


Population Density - Godda district

The total area of Godda district is 2,266 km2. Thus the density of Godda district is 580 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 15 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,251 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Godda district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Godda, 4.9% people lived in urban regions while 95.1% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 64,419 out of which 34,020 were males while remaining 30,399 were females. In rural areas of Godda, male population was 643,907 while female population was 605,225.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Godda was 894 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Godda was 908 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Godda were 9,435 which is 14.65% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Godda was 940 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Godda was 962 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Godda for urban regions was 82.16 percent in which males were 87.71% literate while female literacy stood at 75.92%. The total literate population of Godda was 604,519. Similarly in rural areas of Godda, the average literacy rate was 55.01 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 66.74% and 42.47% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Godda were 559,346.

Rural Urban
Population % 95.1% 4.9%
Total population 1,249,132 64,419
Male population 643,907 34,020
Female population 605,225 30,399
Sex ratio 940 894
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 962 908
Child population 232,349 9,435
Literates 559,346 45,173
Average literacy 55.01% 82.16%
Male literacy 66.74% 87.71%
Female literacy 42.47% 75.92%

Child Population - Godda district

According to Census 2011, there were 241,784 children between age 0 to 6 years in Godda district. Out of which 123,368 were male while 118,416 were female.


Working Population - Godda district

In Godda district out of total population, 552,191 were engaged in work activities. 42.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 57.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 552,191 workers engaged in Main Work, 76,990 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 87,229 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 235,735 182,438 53,297
Cultivators 76,990 63,170 13,820
Agriculture Labourer 87,229 61,535 25,694
Household Industries 10,546 6,705 3,841
Other Workers 60,970 51,028 9,942
Marginal Workers 316,456 161,581 154,875
Non Working 761,360 333,908 427,452

Godda district Map


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