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

Junagadh district of Gujarat has total population of 2,743,082 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,404,356 are males while 1,338,726 are females. In 2011 there were total 527,326 families residing in Junagadh district. The Average Sex Ratio of Junagadh district is 953.

Junagadh district, Gujarat

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 33% people lives in Urban areas while 67% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 82.2% while that in the rural areas is 72.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Junagadh district is 953 while that of Rural areas is 953.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Junagadh district is 311930 which is 11% of the total population. There are 163535 male children and 148395 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Junagadh is 907 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (953) of Junagadh district.

The total literacy rate of Junagadh district is 75.8%. The male literacy rate is 74.55% and the female literacy rate is 59.45% in Junagadh district.

Population
2,743,082
Literacy
75.8%
Sex Ratio
953

To facilitate the administration, Junagadh district is further divided into 14 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Junagadh Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 311,930 163,535 148,395
Literacy 75.8% 74.55% 59.45%
Scheduled Caste 265,793 136,319 129,474
Scheduled Tribe 55,571 28,463 27,108
Illiterate 900,264 357,375 542,889

Caste-wise Population - Junagadh district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 9.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2% of total population in Junagadh district of Gujarat.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 265,793 136,319 129,474
Schedule Tribe 55,571 28,463 27,108

Religion-wise Population - Junagadh district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,397,056 (87.39%) 1,228,210 1,168,846
Muslim 334,858 (12.21%) 170,387 164,471
Christian 2,586 (0.09%) 1,317 1,269
Sikh 1,110 (0.04%) 576 534
Buddhist 1,291 (0.05%) 672 619
Jain 3,841 (0.14%) 1,947 1,894
Other Religion 77 (0%) 42 35
No Religion Specified 2,263 (0.08%) 1,205 1,058

Literacy Rate - Junagadh district

The total literacy rate of Junagadh district was 75.8% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 78.03% of Gujarat. Population-wise, out of total 1,842,818 literates, males were 1,046,981 while females were 795,837. Also the male literacy rate was 84.38% and the female literacy rate was 66.86% in Junagadh district.

  Junagadh district Gujarat
Female 66.86% 69.68%
Male 84.38% 85.75%
Total 75.8% 78.03%

Sex Ratio - Junagadh district

The Sex Ratio of Junagadh district is 953 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 953 females in Junagadh district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 907 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 953 ) of Junagadh district.


Population Density - Junagadh district

The total area of Junagadh district is 8,831 km2. Thus the density of Junagadh district is 311 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 462 sq. km. area is under urban region while 8,369 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Junagadh district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Junagadh, 33.04% people lived in urban regions while 66.96% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 906,412 out of which 464,085 were males while remaining 442,327 were females. In rural areas of Junagadh, male population was 940,271 while female population was 896,399.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Junagadh was 953 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Junagadh was 894 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Junagadh were 97,958 which is 10.81% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Junagadh was 953 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Junagadh was 913 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Junagadh for urban regions was 82.21 percent in which males were 88.7% literate while female literacy stood at 75.46%. The total literate population of Junagadh was 1,842,818. Similarly in rural areas of Junagadh, the average literacy rate was 72.61 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 82.23% and 62.57% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Junagadh were 1,178,160.

Rural Urban
Population % 66.96% 33.04%
Total population 1,836,670 906,412
Male population 940,271 464,085
Female population 896,399 442,327
Sex ratio 953 953
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 913 894
Child population 213,972 97,958
Literates 1,178,160 664,658
Average literacy 72.61% 82.21%
Male literacy 82.23% 88.7%
Female literacy 62.57% 75.46%

Child Population - Junagadh district

According to Census 2011, there were 311,930 children between age 0 to 6 years in Junagadh district. Out of which 163,535 were male while 148,395 were female.


Working Population - Junagadh district

In Junagadh district out of total population, 1,123,709 were engaged in work activities. 83.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 16.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,123,709 workers engaged in Main Work, 300,899 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 258,569 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 942,709 756,431 186,278
Cultivators 300,899 243,421 57,478
Agriculture Labourer 258,569 174,770 83,799
Household Industries 7,436 6,020 1,416
Other Workers 375,805 332,220 43,585
Marginal Workers 181,000 45,428 135,572
Non Working 1,619,373 602,497 1,016,876

Junagadh district Map


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