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

Gondiya district of Maharashtra has total population of 1,322,507 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 661,554 are males while 660,953 are females. In 2011 there were total 292,369 families residing in Gondiya district. The Average Sex Ratio of Gondiya district is 999.

Gondiya district, Maharashtra

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 17.1% people lives in Urban areas while 82.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 91.5% while that in the rural areas is 83.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Gondiya district is 988 while that of Rural areas is 1,001.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Gondiya district is 140365 which is 11% of the total population. There are 71764 male children and 68601 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Gondiya is 956 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (999) of Gondiya district.

The total literacy rate of Gondiya district is 84.95%. The male literacy rate is 82.05% and the female literacy rate is 69.81% in Gondiya district.

Population
1,322,507
Literacy
84.95%
Sex Ratio
999

To facilitate the administration, Gondiya district is further divided into 8 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Gondiya Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 140,365 71,764 68,601
Literacy 84.95% 82.05% 69.81%
Scheduled Caste 175,961 87,434 88,527
Scheduled Tribe 214,253 105,944 108,309
Illiterate 318,264 118,717 199,547

Caste-wise Population - Gondiya district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 16.2% of total population in Gondiya district of Maharashtra.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 175,961 87,434 88,527
Schedule Tribe 214,253 105,944 108,309

Religion-wise Population - Gondiya district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,153,861 (87.25%) 577,270 576,591
Muslim 26,157 (1.98%) 13,070 13,087
Christian 1,827 (0.14%) 919 908
Sikh 2,160 (0.16%) 1,146 1,014
Buddhist 125,282 (9.47%) 62,334 62,948
Jain 1,568 (0.12%) 786 782
Other Religion 5,080 (0.38%) 2,570 2,510
No Religion Specified 6,572 (0.5%) 3,459 3,113

Literacy Rate - Gondiya district

The total literacy rate of Gondiya district was 84.95% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 82.34% of Maharashtra. Population-wise, out of total 1,004,243 literates, males were 542,837 while females were 461,406. Also the male literacy rate was 92.04% and the female literacy rate was 77.89% in Gondiya district.

  Gondiya district Maharashtra
Female 77.89% 75.87%
Male 92.04% 88.38%
Total 84.95% 82.34%

Sex Ratio - Gondiya district

The Sex Ratio of Gondiya district is 999 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 999 females in Gondiya district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 956 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 999 ) of Gondiya district.


Population Density - Gondiya district

The total area of Gondiya district is 5,234 km2. Thus the density of Gondiya district is 253 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 94 sq. km. area is under urban region while 5,140 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Gondiya district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Gondiya, 17.08% people lived in urban regions while 82.92% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 225,930 out of which 113,620 were males while remaining 112,310 were females. In rural areas of Gondiya, male population was 547,934 while female population was 548,643.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Gondiya was 988 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Gondiya was 938 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Gondiya were 22,788 which is 10.09% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Gondiya was 1,001 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Gondiya was 959 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Gondiya for urban regions was 91.47 percent in which males were 95.57% literate while female literacy stood at 87.36%. The total literate population of Gondiya was 1,004,243. Similarly in rural areas of Gondiya, the average literacy rate was 83.6 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 91.3% and 75.94% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Gondiya were 818,421.

Rural Urban
Population % 82.92% 17.08%
Total population 1,096,577 225,930
Male population 547,934 113,620
Female population 548,643 112,310
Sex ratio 1,001 988
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 959 938
Child population 117,577 22,788
Literates 818,421 185,822
Average literacy 83.6% 91.47%
Male literacy 91.3% 95.57%
Female literacy 75.94% 87.36%

Child Population - Gondiya district

According to Census 2011, there were 140,365 children between age 0 to 6 years in Gondiya district. Out of which 71,764 were male while 68,601 were female.


Working Population - Gondiya district

In Gondiya district out of total population, 665,419 were engaged in work activities. 65.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 34.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 665,419 workers engaged in Main Work, 137,183 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 147,366 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 433,962 281,710 152,252
Cultivators 137,183 89,403 47,780
Agriculture Labourer 147,366 83,385 63,981
Household Industries 20,354 9,021 11,333
Other Workers 129,059 99,901 29,158
Marginal Workers 231,457 101,441 130,016
Non Working 657,088 278,403 378,685

Gondiya district Map


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