Kolhapur District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Maharashtra) - Census 2011

Kolhapur district of Maharashtra has total population of 3,876,001 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,980,658 are males while 1,895,343 are females. In 2011 there were total 840,240 families residing in Kolhapur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Kolhapur district is 957.

Kolhapur district, Maharashtra

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 31.7% people lives in Urban areas while 68.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.3% while that in the rural areas is 78.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kolhapur district is 947 while that of Rural areas is 962.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kolhapur district is 408942 which is 11% of the total population. There are 219521 male children and 189421 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kolhapur is 863 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (957) of Kolhapur district.

The total literacy rate of Kolhapur district is 81.51%. The male literacy rate is 78.75% and the female literacy rate is 66.8% in Kolhapur district.

Population
3,876,001
Literacy
81.51%
Sex Ratio
957

To facilitate the administration, Kolhapur district is further divided into 12 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Kolhapur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 408,942 219,521 189,421
Literacy 81.51% 78.75% 66.8%
Scheduled Caste 504,461 253,390 251,071
Scheduled Tribe 30,206 15,478 14,728
Illiterate 1,050,156 420,898 629,258

Caste-wise Population - Kolhapur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.8% of total population in Kolhapur district of Maharashtra.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 504,461 253,390 251,071
Schedule Tribe 30,206 15,478 14,728

Religion-wise Population - Kolhapur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 3,379,906 (87.2%) 1,728,058 1,651,848
Muslim 286,558 (7.39%) 144,947 141,611
Christian 15,573 (0.4%) 7,709 7,864
Sikh 1,570 (0.04%) 828 742
Buddhist 29,766 (0.77%) 15,142 14,624
Jain 154,882 (4%) 80,024 74,858
Other Religion 1,274 (0.03%) 667 607
No Religion Specified 6,472 (0.17%) 3,283 3,189

Literacy Rate - Kolhapur district

The total literacy rate of Kolhapur district was 81.51% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 82.34% of Maharashtra. Population-wise, out of total 2,825,845 literates, males were 1,559,760 while females were 1,266,085. Also the male literacy rate was 88.57% and the female literacy rate was 74.22% in Kolhapur district.

  Kolhapur district Maharashtra
Female 74.22% 75.87%
Male 88.57% 88.38%
Total 81.51% 82.34%

Sex Ratio - Kolhapur district

The Sex Ratio of Kolhapur district is 957 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 957 females in Kolhapur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 863 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 957 ) of Kolhapur district.


Population Density - Kolhapur district

The total area of Kolhapur district is 7,685 km2. Thus the density of Kolhapur district is 504 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 340 sq. km. area is under urban region while 7,345 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Kolhapur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Kolhapur, 31.73% people lived in urban regions while 68.27% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 1,230,009 out of which 631,843 were males while remaining 598,166 were females. In rural areas of Kolhapur, male population was 1,348,815 while female population was 1,297,177.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Kolhapur was 947 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Kolhapur was 865 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Kolhapur were 128,986 which is 10.49% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Kolhapur was 962 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Kolhapur was 862 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Kolhapur for urban regions was 88.28 percent in which males were 92.42% literate while female literacy stood at 83.95%. The total literate population of Kolhapur was 2,825,845. Similarly in rural areas of Kolhapur, the average literacy rate was 78.35 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 86.75% and 69.73% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Kolhapur were 1,853,869.

Rural Urban
Population % 68.27% 31.73%
Total population 2,645,992 1,230,009
Male population 1,348,815 631,843
Female population 1,297,177 598,166
Sex ratio 962 947
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 862 865
Child population 279,956 128,986
Literates 1,853,869 971,976
Average literacy 78.35% 88.28%
Male literacy 86.75% 92.42%
Female literacy 69.73% 83.95%

Child Population - Kolhapur district

According to Census 2011, there were 408,942 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kolhapur district. Out of which 219,521 were male while 189,421 were female.


Working Population - Kolhapur district

In Kolhapur district out of total population, 1,704,054 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 1,704,054 workers engaged in Main Work, 594,056 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 207,790 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,508,563 1,050,072 458,491
Cultivators 594,056 373,932 220,124
Agriculture Labourer 207,790 106,326 101,464
Household Industries 48,004 31,710 16,294
Other Workers 658,713 538,104 120,609
Marginal Workers 195,491 75,132 120,359
Non Working 2,171,947 855,454 1,316,493

Kolhapur district Map


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