Jamnagar District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Gujarat) - Census 2011

Jamnagar district of Gujarat has total population of 2,160,119 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,114,192 are males while 1,045,927 are females. In 2011 there were total 430,941 families residing in Jamnagar district. The Average Sex Ratio of Jamnagar district is 939.

Jamnagar district, Gujarat

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 45% people lives in Urban areas while 55% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 79.2% while that in the rural areas is 69%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Jamnagar district is 926 while that of Rural areas is 949.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Jamnagar district is 263972 which is 12% of the total population. There are 138608 male children and 125364 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Jamnagar is 904 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (939) of Jamnagar district.

The total literacy rate of Jamnagar district is 73.65%. The male literacy rate is 71.36% and the female literacy rate is 57.5% in Jamnagar district.

Population
2,160,119
Literacy
73.65%
Sex Ratio
939

To facilitate the administration, Jamnagar district is further divided into 10 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Jamnagar Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 263,972 138,608 125,364
Literacy 73.65% 71.36% 57.5%
Scheduled Caste 173,895 89,597 84,298
Scheduled Tribe 24,187 12,415 11,772
Illiterate 763,585 319,052 444,533

Caste-wise Population - Jamnagar district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 8.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.1% of total population in Jamnagar district of Gujarat.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 173,895 89,597 84,298
Schedule Tribe 24,187 12,415 11,772

Religion-wise Population - Jamnagar district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,810,443 (83.81%) 936,141 874,302
Muslim 320,805 (14.85%) 163,058 157,747
Christian 4,392 (0.2%) 2,264 2,128
Sikh 1,873 (0.09%) 1,247 626
Buddhist 1,086 (0.05%) 585 501
Jain 18,856 (0.87%) 9,472 9,384
Other Religion 136 (0.01%) 70 66
No Religion Specified 2,528 (0.12%) 1,355 1,173

Literacy Rate - Jamnagar district

The total literacy rate of Jamnagar district was 73.65% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 78.03% of Gujarat. Population-wise, out of total 1,396,534 literates, males were 795,140 while females were 601,394. Also the male literacy rate was 81.5% and the female literacy rate was 65.33% in Jamnagar district.

  Jamnagar district Gujarat
Female 65.33% 69.68%
Male 81.5% 85.75%
Total 73.65% 78.03%

Sex Ratio - Jamnagar district

The Sex Ratio of Jamnagar district is 939 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 939 females in Jamnagar district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 904 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 939 ) of Jamnagar district.


Population Density - Jamnagar district

The total area of Jamnagar district is 14,184 km2. Thus the density of Jamnagar district is 152 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 440 sq. km. area is under urban region while 13,744 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Jamnagar district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Jamnagar, 44.95% people lived in urban regions while 55.05% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 971,065 out of which 504,104 were males while remaining 466,961 were females. In rural areas of Jamnagar, male population was 610,088 while female population was 578,966.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Jamnagar was 926 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Jamnagar was 887 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Jamnagar were 111,791 which is 11.51% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Jamnagar was 949 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Jamnagar was 918 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Jamnagar for urban regions was 79.23 percent in which males were 85.45% literate while female literacy stood at 72.55%. The total literate population of Jamnagar was 1,396,534. Similarly in rural areas of Jamnagar, the average literacy rate was 69.03 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 78.19% and 59.42% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Jamnagar were 715,735.

Rural Urban
Population % 55.05% 44.95%
Total population 1,189,054 971,065
Male population 610,088 504,104
Female population 578,966 466,961
Sex ratio 949 926
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 918 887
Child population 152,181 111,791
Literates 715,735 680,799
Average literacy 69.03% 79.23%
Male literacy 78.19% 85.45%
Female literacy 59.42% 72.55%

Child Population - Jamnagar district

According to Census 2011, there were 263,972 children between age 0 to 6 years in Jamnagar district. Out of which 138,608 were male while 125,364 were female.


Working Population - Jamnagar district

In Jamnagar district out of total population, 847,440 were engaged in work activities. 85.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 14.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 847,440 workers engaged in Main Work, 226,459 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 106,658 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 721,253 604,615 116,638
Cultivators 226,459 185,333 41,126
Agriculture Labourer 106,658 75,414 31,244
Household Industries 8,392 5,928 2,464
Other Workers 379,744 337,940 41,804
Marginal Workers 126,187 42,207 83,980
Non Working 1,312,679 467,370 845,309

Jamnagar district Map


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