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

Kachchh district of Gujarat has total population of 2,092,371 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,096,737 are males while 995,634 are females. In 2011 there were total 445,672 families residing in Kachchh district. The Average Sex Ratio of Kachchh district is 908.

Kachchh district, Gujarat

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 34.8% people lives in Urban areas while 65.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 80.8% while that in the rural areas is 64.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kachchh district is 901 while that of Rural areas is 911.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kachchh district is 318412 which is 15% of the total population. There are 165739 male children and 152673 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kachchh is 921 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (908) of Kachchh district.

The total literacy rate of Kachchh district is 70.59%. The male literacy rate is 67.4% and the female literacy rate is 51.53% in Kachchh district.

Population
2,092,371
Literacy
70.59%
Sex Ratio
908

To facilitate the administration, Kachchh 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.

Kachchh Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 318,412 165,739 152,673
Literacy 70.59% 67.4% 51.53%
Scheduled Caste 258,859 133,224 125,635
Scheduled Tribe 24,228 12,825 11,403
Illiterate 840,052 357,498 482,554

Caste-wise Population - Kachchh district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.2% of total population in Kachchh district of Gujarat.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 258,859 133,224 125,635
Schedule Tribe 24,228 12,825 11,403

Religion-wise Population - Kachchh district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,608,921 (76.89%) 848,860 760,061
Muslim 442,355 (21.14%) 226,352 216,003
Christian 6,192 (0.3%) 3,328 2,864
Sikh 6,353 (0.3%) 4,014 2,339
Buddhist 490 (0.02%) 262 228
Jain 25,312 (1.21%) 12,387 12,925
Other Religion 98 (0%) 56 42
No Religion Specified 2,650 (0.13%) 1,478 1,172

Literacy Rate - Kachchh district

The total literacy rate of Kachchh district was 70.59% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 78.03% of Gujarat. Population-wise, out of total 1,252,319 literates, males were 739,239 while females were 513,080. Also the male literacy rate was 79.4% and the female literacy rate was 60.87% in Kachchh district.

  Kachchh district Gujarat
Female 60.87% 69.68%
Male 79.4% 85.75%
Total 70.59% 78.03%

Sex Ratio - Kachchh district

The Sex Ratio of Kachchh district is 908 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 908 females in Kachchh district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 921 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 908 ) of Kachchh district.


Population Density - Kachchh district

The total area of Kachchh district is 45,674 km2. Thus the density of Kachchh district is 46 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 292 sq. km. area is under urban region while 45,382 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Kachchh district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Kachchh, 34.82% people lived in urban regions while 65.18% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 728,535 out of which 383,213 were males while remaining 345,322 were females. In rural areas of Kachchh, male population was 713,524 while female population was 650,312.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Kachchh was 901 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Kachchh was 910 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Kachchh were 95,869 which is 13.16% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Kachchh was 911 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Kachchh was 926 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Kachchh for urban regions was 80.83 percent in which males were 87.1% literate while female literacy stood at 73.86%. The total literate population of Kachchh was 1,252,319. Similarly in rural areas of Kachchh, the average literacy rate was 64.92 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 75.12% and 53.7% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Kachchh were 740,922.

Rural Urban
Population % 65.18% 34.82%
Total population 1,363,836 728,535
Male population 713,524 383,213
Female population 650,312 345,322
Sex ratio 911 901
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 926 910
Child population 222,543 95,869
Literates 740,922 511,397
Average literacy 64.92% 80.83%
Male literacy 75.12% 87.1%
Female literacy 53.7% 73.86%

Child Population - Kachchh district

According to Census 2011, there were 318,412 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kachchh district. Out of which 165,739 were male while 152,673 were female.


Working Population - Kachchh district

In Kachchh district out of total population, 776,228 were engaged in work activities. 88.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 11.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 776,228 workers engaged in Main Work, 99,241 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 140,410 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 686,937 591,369 95,568
Cultivators 99,241 88,516 10,725
Agriculture Labourer 140,410 104,117 36,293
Household Industries 8,170 5,625 2,545
Other Workers 439,116 393,111 46,005
Marginal Workers 89,291 33,335 55,956
Non Working 1,316,143 472,033 844,110

Kachchh district Map


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