Khunti District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Jharkhand) - Census 2011

Khunti district of Jharkhand has total population of 531,885 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 266,335 are males while 265,550 are females. In 2011 there were total 103,700 families residing in Khunti district. The Average Sex Ratio of Khunti district is 997.

Khunti district, Jharkhand

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 8.5% people lives in Urban areas while 91.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 83.7% while that in the rural areas is 61.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Khunti district is 969 while that of Rural areas is 1,000.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Khunti district is 86292 which is 16% of the total population. There are 43947 male children and 42345 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Khunti is 964 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (997) of Khunti district.

The total literacy rate of Khunti district is 63.86%. The male literacy rate is 61.85% and the female literacy rate is 45.13% in Khunti district.

Population
531,885
Literacy
63.86%
Sex Ratio
997

To facilitate the administration, Khunti district is further divided into 6 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Khunti Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 86,292 43,947 42,345
Literacy 63.86% 61.85% 45.13%
Scheduled Caste 24,037 12,223 11,814
Scheduled Tribe 389,626 193,710 195,916
Illiterate 247,310 101,594 145,716

Caste-wise Population - Khunti district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 73.3% of total population in Khunti district of Jharkhand.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 24,037 12,223 11,814
Schedule Tribe 389,626 193,710 195,916

Religion-wise Population - Khunti district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 138,863 (26.11%) 70,568 68,295
Muslim 13,122 (2.47%) 6,841 6,281
Christian 136,438 (25.65%) 67,099 69,339
Sikh 69 (0.01%) 45 24
Buddhist 245 (0.05%) 127 118
Jain 148 (0.03%) 81 67
Other Religion 241,292 (45.37%) 120,783 120,509
No Religion Specified 1,708 (0.32%) 791 917

Literacy Rate - Khunti district

The total literacy rate of Khunti district was 63.86% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 66.41% of Jharkhand. Population-wise, out of total 284,575 literates, males were 164,741 while females were 119,834. Also the male literacy rate was 74.08% and the female literacy rate was 53.69% in Khunti district.

  Khunti district Jharkhand
Female 53.69% 55.42%
Male 74.08% 76.84%
Total 63.86% 66.41%

Sex Ratio - Khunti district

The Sex Ratio of Khunti district is 997 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 997 females in Khunti district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 964 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 997 ) of Khunti district.


Population Density - Khunti district

The total area of Khunti district is 2,535 km2. Thus the density of Khunti district is 210 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 34 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,501 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Khunti district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Khunti, 8.46% people lived in urban regions while 91.54% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 44,982 out of which 22,841 were males while remaining 22,141 were females. In rural areas of Khunti, male population was 243,494 while female population was 243,409.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Khunti was 969 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Khunti was 933 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Khunti were 5,748 which is 12.78% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Khunti was 1,000 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Khunti was 966 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Khunti for urban regions was 83.71 percent in which males were 89.29% literate while female literacy stood at 77.98%. The total literate population of Khunti was 284,575. Similarly in rural areas of Khunti, the average literacy rate was 61.95 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 72.59% and 51.38% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Khunti were 251,733.

Rural Urban
Population % 91.54% 8.46%
Total population 486,903 44,982
Male population 243,494 22,841
Female population 243,409 22,141
Sex ratio 1,000 969
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 966 933
Child population 80,544 5,748
Literates 251,733 32,842
Average literacy 61.95% 83.71%
Male literacy 72.59% 89.29%
Female literacy 51.38% 77.98%

Child Population - Khunti district

According to Census 2011, there were 86,292 children between age 0 to 6 years in Khunti district. Out of which 43,947 were male while 42,345 were female.


Working Population - Khunti district

In Khunti district out of total population, 259,984 were engaged in work activities. 58.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 41.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 259,984 workers engaged in Main Work, 107,222 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 16,422 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 153,087 93,812 59,275
Cultivators 107,222 64,568 42,654
Agriculture Labourer 16,422 8,583 7,839
Household Industries 4,874 2,839 2,035
Other Workers 24,569 17,822 6,747
Marginal Workers 106,897 47,311 59,586
Non Working 271,901 125,212 146,689

Khunti district Map


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