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

Gumla district of Jharkhand has total population of 1,025,213 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 514,390 are males while 510,823 are females. In 2011 there were total 188,988 families residing in Gumla district. The Average Sex Ratio of Gumla district is 993.

Gumla district, Jharkhand

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 6.3% people lives in Urban areas while 93.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 87.8% while that in the rural areas is 64.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Gumla district is 957 while that of Rural areas is 996.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Gumla district is 173647 which is 17% of the total population. There are 88472 male children and 85175 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Gumla is 963 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (993) of Gumla district.

The total literacy rate of Gumla district is 65.73%. The male literacy rate is 62.56% and the female literacy rate is 46.58% in Gumla district.

Population
1,025,213
Literacy
65.73%
Sex Ratio
993

To facilitate the administration, Gumla district is further divided into 12 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Gumla Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 173,647 88,472 85,175
Literacy 65.73% 62.56% 46.58%
Scheduled Caste 32,459 16,446 16,013
Scheduled Tribe 706,754 352,514 354,240
Illiterate 465,493 192,595 272,898

Caste-wise Population - Gumla district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 3.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 68.9% of total population in Gumla district of Jharkhand.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 32,459 16,446 16,013
Schedule Tribe 706,754 352,514 354,240

Religion-wise Population - Gumla district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 309,563 (30.19%) 156,866 152,697
Muslim 51,429 (5.02%) 26,418 25,011
Christian 202,449 (19.75%) 100,395 102,054
Sikh 221 (0.02%) 113 108
Buddhist 531 (0.05%) 266 265
Jain 23 (0%) 11 12
Other Religion 457,468 (44.62%) 228,620 228,848
No Religion Specified 3,529 (0.34%) 1,701 1,828

Literacy Rate - Gumla district

The total literacy rate of Gumla district was 65.73% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 66.41% of Jharkhand. Population-wise, out of total 559,720 literates, males were 321,795 while females were 237,925. Also the male literacy rate was 75.55% and the female literacy rate was 55.9% in Gumla district.

  Gumla district Jharkhand
Female 55.9% 55.42%
Male 75.55% 76.84%
Total 65.73% 66.41%

Sex Ratio - Gumla district

The Sex Ratio of Gumla district is 993 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 993 females in Gumla district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 963 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 993 ) of Gumla district.


Population Density - Gumla district

The total area of Gumla district is 5,360 km2. Thus the density of Gumla district is 191 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 27 sq. km. area is under urban region while 5,333 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Gumla district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Gumla, 6.35% people lived in urban regions while 93.65% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 65,081 out of which 33,255 were males while remaining 31,826 were females. In rural areas of Gumla, male population was 481,135 while female population was 478,997.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Gumla was 957 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Gumla was 933 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Gumla were 8,450 which is 12.98% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Gumla was 996 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Gumla was 964 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Gumla for urban regions was 87.79 percent in which males were 92.19% literate while female literacy stood at 83.2%. The total literate population of Gumla was 559,720. Similarly in rural areas of Gumla, the average literacy rate was 64.16 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 74.34% and 53.99% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Gumla were 510,005.

Rural Urban
Population % 93.65% 6.35%
Total population 960,132 65,081
Male population 481,135 33,255
Female population 478,997 31,826
Sex ratio 996 957
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 964 933
Child population 165,197 8,450
Literates 510,005 49,715
Average literacy 64.16% 87.79%
Male literacy 74.34% 92.19%
Female literacy 53.99% 83.2%

Child Population - Gumla district

According to Census 2011, there were 173,647 children between age 0 to 6 years in Gumla district. Out of which 88,472 were male while 85,175 were female.


Working Population - Gumla district

In Gumla district out of total population, 487,508 were engaged in work activities. 57.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 42.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 487,508 workers engaged in Main Work, 196,517 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 33,161 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 278,931 176,067 102,864
Cultivators 196,517 122,451 74,066
Agriculture Labourer 33,161 18,103 15,058
Household Industries 7,482 4,678 2,804
Other Workers 41,771 30,835 10,936
Marginal Workers 208,577 88,707 119,870
Non Working 537,705 249,616 288,089

Gumla district Map


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