Gwalior District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Madhya Pradesh) - Census 2011

Gwalior district of Madhya Pradesh has total population of 2,032,036 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,090,327 are males while 941,709 are females. In 2011 there were total 383,845 families residing in Gwalior district. The Average Sex Ratio of Gwalior district is 864.

Gwalior district, Madhya Pradesh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 62.7% people lives in Urban areas while 37.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 83.2% while that in the rural areas is 65.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Gwalior district is 871 while that of Rural areas is 852.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Gwalior district is 261418 which is 13% of the total population. There are 142098 male children and 119320 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Gwalior is 840 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (864) of Gwalior district.

The total literacy rate of Gwalior district is 76.65%. The male literacy rate is 73.66% and the female literacy rate is 58.84% in Gwalior district.

Population
2,032,036
Literacy
76.65%
Sex Ratio
864

To facilitate the administration, Gwalior district is further divided into 4 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Gwalior Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 261,418 142,098 119,320
Literacy 76.65% 73.66% 58.84%
Scheduled Caste 393,068 210,354 182,714
Scheduled Tribe 72,133 37,704 34,429
Illiterate 674,826 287,213 387,613

Caste-wise Population - Gwalior district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 19.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 3.5% of total population in Gwalior district of Madhya Pradesh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 393,068 210,354 182,714
Schedule Tribe 72,133 37,704 34,429

Religion-wise Population - Gwalior district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,835,299 (90.32%) 987,061 848,238
Muslim 141,735 (6.98%) 74,209 67,526
Christian 4,119 (0.2%) 2,042 2,077
Sikh 24,790 (1.22%) 13,271 11,519
Buddhist 4,361 (0.21%) 2,379 1,982
Jain 18,058 (0.89%) 9,406 8,652
Other Religion 217 (0.01%) 111 106
No Religion Specified 3,457 (0.17%) 1,848 1,609

Literacy Rate - Gwalior district

The total literacy rate of Gwalior district was 76.65% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 69.32% of Madhya Pradesh. Population-wise, out of total 1,357,210 literates, males were 803,114 while females were 554,096. Also the male literacy rate was 84.7% and the female literacy rate was 67.38% in Gwalior district.

  Gwalior district Madhya Pradesh
Female 67.38% 59.24%
Male 84.7% 78.73%
Total 76.65% 69.32%

Sex Ratio - Gwalior district

The Sex Ratio of Gwalior district is 864 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 864 females in Gwalior district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 840 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 864 ) of Gwalior district.


Population Density - Gwalior district

The total area of Gwalior district is 4,560 km2. Thus the density of Gwalior district is 446 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 303 sq. km. area is under urban region while 4,257 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Gwalior district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Gwalior, 62.69% people lived in urban regions while 37.31% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 1,273,792 out of which 680,978 were males while remaining 592,814 were females. In rural areas of Gwalior, male population was 409,349 while female population was 348,895.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Gwalior was 871 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Gwalior was 837 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Gwalior were 146,465 which is 11.5% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Gwalior was 852 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Gwalior was 844 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Gwalior for urban regions was 83.19 percent in which males were 89.17% literate while female literacy stood at 76.37%. The total literate population of Gwalior was 1,357,210. Similarly in rural areas of Gwalior, the average literacy rate was 65.19 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 76.95% and 51.42% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Gwalior were 419,361.

Rural Urban
Population % 37.31% 62.69%
Total population 758,244 1,273,792
Male population 409,349 680,978
Female population 348,895 592,814
Sex ratio 852 871
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 844 837
Child population 114,953 146,465
Literates 419,361 937,849
Average literacy 65.19% 83.19%
Male literacy 76.95% 89.17%
Female literacy 51.42% 76.37%

Child Population - Gwalior district

According to Census 2011, there were 261,418 children between age 0 to 6 years in Gwalior district. Out of which 142,098 were male while 119,320 were female.


Working Population - Gwalior district

In Gwalior district out of total population, 685,311 were engaged in work activities. 81.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 685,311 workers engaged in Main Work, 113,038 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 63,755 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 559,845 479,461 80,384
Cultivators 113,038 101,306 11,732
Agriculture Labourer 63,755 48,209 15,546
Household Industries 17,588 12,467 5,121
Other Workers 365,464 317,479 47,985
Marginal Workers 125,466 69,359 56,107
Non Working 1,346,725 541,507 805,218

Gwalior district Map


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