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

Kheda district of Gujarat has total population of 2,299,885 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,185,727 are males while 1,114,158 are females. In 2011 there were total 466,856 families residing in Kheda district. The Average Sex Ratio of Kheda district is 940.

Kheda district, Gujarat

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 22.8% people lives in Urban areas while 77.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86.7% while that in the rural areas is 81.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kheda district is 935 while that of Rural areas is 941.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kheda district is 291133 which is 13% of the total population. There are 153591 male children and 137542 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kheda is 896 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (940) of Kheda district.

The total literacy rate of Kheda district is 82.65%. The male literacy rate is 79.49% and the female literacy rate is 64.42% in Kheda district.

Population
2,299,885
Literacy
82.65%
Sex Ratio
940

To facilitate the administration, Kheda 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.

Kheda Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 291,133 153,591 137,542
Literacy 82.65% 79.49% 64.42%
Scheduled Caste 115,631 59,734 55,897
Scheduled Tribe 40,336 21,057 19,279
Illiterate 639,642 243,247 396,395

Caste-wise Population - Kheda district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.8% of total population in Kheda district of Gujarat.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 115,631 59,734 55,897
Schedule Tribe 40,336 21,057 19,279

Religion-wise Population - Kheda district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,000,884 (87%) 1,032,736 968,148
Muslim 264,482 (11.5%) 135,182 129,300
Christian 26,629 (1.16%) 13,647 12,982
Sikh 1,403 (0.06%) 728 675
Buddhist 300 (0.01%) 158 142
Jain 3,479 (0.15%) 1,846 1,633
Other Religion 82 (0%) 41 41
No Religion Specified 2,626 (0.11%) 1,389 1,237

Literacy Rate - Kheda district

The total literacy rate of Kheda district was 82.65% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 78.03% of Gujarat. Population-wise, out of total 1,660,243 literates, males were 942,480 while females were 717,763. Also the male literacy rate was 91.31% and the female literacy rate was 73.49% in Kheda district.

  Kheda district Gujarat
Female 73.49% 69.68%
Male 91.31% 85.75%
Total 82.65% 78.03%

Sex Ratio - Kheda district

The Sex Ratio of Kheda district is 940 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 940 females in Kheda district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 896 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 940 ) of Kheda district.


Population Density - Kheda district

The total area of Kheda district is 3,953 km2. Thus the density of Kheda district is 582 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 214 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,739 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Kheda district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Kheda, 22.77% people lived in urban regions while 77.23% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 523,609 out of which 270,530 were males while remaining 253,079 were females. In rural areas of Kheda, male population was 915,197 while female population was 861,079.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Kheda was 935 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Kheda was 867 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Kheda were 58,908 which is 11.25% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Kheda was 941 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Kheda was 903 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Kheda for urban regions was 86.72 percent in which males were 92.08% literate while female literacy stood at 81.06%. The total literate population of Kheda was 1,660,243. Similarly in rural areas of Kheda, the average literacy rate was 81.42 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 91.08% and 71.22% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Kheda were 1,257,241.

Rural Urban
Population % 77.23% 22.77%
Total population 1,776,276 523,609
Male population 915,197 270,530
Female population 861,079 253,079
Sex ratio 941 935
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 903 867
Child population 232,225 58,908
Literates 1,257,241 403,002
Average literacy 81.42% 86.72%
Male literacy 91.08% 92.08%
Female literacy 71.22% 81.06%

Child Population - Kheda district

According to Census 2011, there were 291,133 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kheda district. Out of which 153,591 were male while 137,542 were female.


Working Population - Kheda district

In Kheda district out of total population, 933,983 were engaged in work activities. 77.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 22.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 933,983 workers engaged in Main Work, 221,856 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 239,743 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 722,134 593,568 128,566
Cultivators 221,856 207,953 13,903
Agriculture Labourer 239,743 185,075 54,668
Household Industries 8,474 6,254 2,220
Other Workers 252,061 194,286 57,775
Marginal Workers 211,849 81,018 130,831
Non Working 1,365,902 511,141 854,761

Kheda district Map


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