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

Latur district of Maharashtra has total population of 2,454,196 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,273,140 are males while 1,181,056 are females. In 2011 there were total 481,572 families residing in Latur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Latur district is 928.

Latur district, Maharashtra

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 25.5% people lives in Urban areas while 74.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 83.6% while that in the rural areas is 75.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Latur district is 932 while that of Rural areas is 926.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Latur district is 317811 which is 13% of the total population. There are 168237 male children and 149574 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Latur is 889 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (928) of Latur district.

The total literacy rate of Latur district is 77.26%. The male literacy rate is 73.24% and the female literacy rate is 60.81% in Latur district.

Population
2,454,196
Literacy
77.26%
Sex Ratio
928

To facilitate the administration, Latur 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.

Latur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 317,811 168,237 149,574
Literacy 77.26% 73.24% 60.81%
Scheduled Caste 480,913 247,918 232,995
Scheduled Tribe 57,488 29,872 27,616
Illiterate 803,524 340,708 462,816

Caste-wise Population - Latur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 19.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.3% of total population in Latur district of Maharashtra.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 480,913 247,918 232,995
Schedule Tribe 57,488 29,872 27,616

Religion-wise Population - Latur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,006,984 (81.78%) 1,042,919 964,065
Muslim 367,664 (14.98%) 189,202 178,462
Christian 2,387 (0.1%) 1,275 1,112
Sikh 935 (0.04%) 491 444
Buddhist 66,535 (2.71%) 34,263 32,272
Jain 6,387 (0.26%) 3,313 3,074
Other Religion 310 (0.01%) 170 140
No Religion Specified 2,994 (0.12%) 1,507 1,487

Literacy Rate - Latur district

The total literacy rate of Latur district was 77.26% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 82.34% of Maharashtra. Population-wise, out of total 1,650,672 literates, males were 932,432 while females were 718,240. Also the male literacy rate was 84.39% and the female literacy rate was 69.63% in Latur district.

  Latur district Maharashtra
Female 69.63% 75.87%
Male 84.39% 88.38%
Total 77.26% 82.34%

Sex Ratio - Latur district

The Sex Ratio of Latur district is 928 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 928 females in Latur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 889 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 928 ) of Latur district.


Population Density - Latur district

The total area of Latur district is 7,157 km2. Thus the density of Latur district is 343 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 84 sq. km. area is under urban region while 7,073 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Latur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Latur, 25.47% people lived in urban regions while 74.53% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 624,980 out of which 323,433 were males while remaining 301,547 were females. In rural areas of Latur, male population was 949,707 while female population was 879,509.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Latur was 932 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Latur was 889 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Latur were 79,476 which is 12.72% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Latur was 926 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Latur was 889 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Latur for urban regions was 83.56 percent in which males were 88.57% literate while female literacy stood at 78.23%. The total literate population of Latur was 1,650,672. Similarly in rural areas of Latur, the average literacy rate was 75.11 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 82.96% and 66.67% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Latur were 1,194,845.

Rural Urban
Population % 74.53% 25.47%
Total population 1,829,216 624,980
Male population 949,707 323,433
Female population 879,509 301,547
Sex ratio 926 932
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 889 889
Child population 238,335 79,476
Literates 1,194,845 455,827
Average literacy 75.11% 83.56%
Male literacy 82.96% 88.57%
Female literacy 66.67% 78.23%

Child Population - Latur district

According to Census 2011, there were 317,811 children between age 0 to 6 years in Latur district. Out of which 168,237 were male while 149,574 were female.


Working Population - Latur district

In Latur district out of total population, 1,046,857 were engaged in work activities. 92.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 7.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,046,857 workers engaged in Main Work, 311,209 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 383,939 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 964,177 633,321 330,856
Cultivators 311,209 204,059 107,150
Agriculture Labourer 383,939 212,040 171,899
Household Industries 14,476 8,738 5,738
Other Workers 254,553 208,484 46,069
Marginal Workers 82,680 36,697 45,983
Non Working 1,407,339 603,122 804,217

Latur district Map


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