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

Jalgaon district of Maharashtra has total population of 4,229,917 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 2,197,365 are males while 2,032,552 are females. In 2011 there were total 903,643 families residing in Jalgaon district. The Average Sex Ratio of Jalgaon district is 925.

Jalgaon district, Maharashtra

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 31.7% people lives in Urban areas while 68.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85.5% while that in the rural areas is 74.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Jalgaon district is 927 while that of Rural areas is 924.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Jalgaon district is 532005 which is 13% of the total population. There are 288827 male children and 243178 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Jalgaon is 842 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (925) of Jalgaon district.

The total literacy rate of Jalgaon district is 78.2%. The male literacy rate is 74.14% and the female literacy rate is 62.12% in Jalgaon district.

Population
4,229,917
Literacy
78.2%
Sex Ratio
925

To facilitate the administration, Jalgaon district is further divided into 15 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Jalgaon Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 532,005 288,827 243,178
Literacy 78.2% 74.14% 62.12%
Scheduled Caste 389,273 199,427 189,846
Scheduled Tribe 604,367 310,150 294,217
Illiterate 1,338,035 568,142 769,893

Caste-wise Population - Jalgaon district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 9.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 14.3% of total population in Jalgaon district of Maharashtra.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 389,273 199,427 189,846
Schedule Tribe 604,367 310,150 294,217

Religion-wise Population - Jalgaon district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 3,457,615 (81.74%) 1,802,246 1,655,369
Muslim 560,261 (13.25%) 286,303 273,958
Christian 7,091 (0.17%) 3,540 3,551
Sikh 3,091 (0.07%) 1,613 1,478
Buddhist 143,865 (3.4%) 73,777 70,088
Jain 27,404 (0.65%) 14,205 13,199
Other Religion 9,662 (0.23%) 4,870 4,792
No Religion Specified 20,928 (0.49%) 10,811 10,117

Literacy Rate - Jalgaon district

The total literacy rate of Jalgaon district was 78.2% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 82.34% of Maharashtra. Population-wise, out of total 2,891,882 literates, males were 1,629,223 while females were 1,262,659. Also the male literacy rate was 85.36% and the female literacy rate was 70.56% in Jalgaon district.

  Jalgaon district Maharashtra
Female 70.56% 75.87%
Male 85.36% 88.38%
Total 78.2% 82.34%

Sex Ratio - Jalgaon district

The Sex Ratio of Jalgaon district is 925 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 925 females in Jalgaon district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 842 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 925 ) of Jalgaon district.


Population Density - Jalgaon district

The total area of Jalgaon district is 11,765 km2. Thus the density of Jalgaon district is 360 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 348 sq. km. area is under urban region while 11,417 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Jalgaon district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Jalgaon, 31.74% people lived in urban regions while 68.26% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 1,342,711 out of which 696,851 were males while remaining 645,860 were females. In rural areas of Jalgaon, male population was 1,500,514 while female population was 1,386,692.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Jalgaon was 927 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Jalgaon was 841 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Jalgaon were 156,329 which is 11.64% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Jalgaon was 924 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Jalgaon was 842 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Jalgaon for urban regions was 85.5 percent in which males were 89.71% literate while female literacy stood at 81.01%. The total literate population of Jalgaon was 2,891,882. Similarly in rural areas of Jalgaon, the average literacy rate was 74.76 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 83.32% and 65.63% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Jalgaon were 1,877,562.

Rural Urban
Population % 68.26% 31.74%
Total population 2,887,206 1,342,711
Male population 1,500,514 696,851
Female population 1,386,692 645,860
Sex ratio 924 927
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 842 841
Child population 375,676 156,329
Literates 1,877,562 1,014,320
Average literacy 74.76% 85.5%
Male literacy 83.32% 89.71%
Female literacy 65.63% 81.01%

Child Population - Jalgaon district

According to Census 2011, there were 532,005 children between age 0 to 6 years in Jalgaon district. Out of which 288,827 were male while 243,178 were female.


Working Population - Jalgaon district

In Jalgaon district out of total population, 1,863,571 were engaged in work activities. 88.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 11.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,863,571 workers engaged in Main Work, 358,786 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 808,872 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,643,955 1,082,936 561,019
Cultivators 358,786 243,593 115,193
Agriculture Labourer 808,872 443,822 365,050
Household Industries 30,550 19,754 10,796
Other Workers 445,747 375,767 69,980
Marginal Workers 219,616 103,536 116,080
Non Working 2,366,346 1,010,893 1,355,453

Jalgaon district Map


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