Dholka Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Ahmadabad district, Gujarat

Dholka Taluka of Ahmadabad district has total population of 249,852 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 130,113 are males while 119,739 are females. In 2011 there were total 50,721 families residing in Dholka Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Dholka Taluka is 920.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 32.4% people lives in Urban areas while 67.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 82.1% while that in the rural areas is 75.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Dholka Taluka is 932 while that of Rural areas is 915.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dholka Taluka is 32034 which is 13% of the total population. There are 17130 male children and 14904 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dholka Taluka is 870 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 920 ) of Dholka Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Dholka Taluka is 77.64%. The male literacy rate is 75.26% and the female literacy rate is 59.45% in Dholka Taluka.

Population
249,852
Literacy
77.64%
Sex Ratio
920

To facilitate the administration, Dholka Taluka is further divided into 2 towns and 70 villages.

Dholka Taluka Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Dholka Taluka.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 32,034 17,130 14,904
Literacy 77.64% 75.26% 59.45%
Scheduled Caste 33,672 17,799 15,873
Scheduled Tribe 1,802 957 845
Illiterate 80,739 32,186 48,553

Caste-wise Population - Dholka Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.7% of total population in Dholka Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 33,672 17,799 15,873
Schedule Tribe 1,802 957 845

Religion-wise Population - Dholka Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 214,863 (86%) 112,346 102,517
Muslim 34,159 (13.67%) 17,315 16,844
Christian 261 (0.1%) 130 131
Sikh 90 (0.04%) 47 43
Buddhist 42 (0.02%) 20 22
Jain 272 (0.11%) 150 122
Other Religion 1 (0%) 1 0
No Religion Specified 164 (0.07%) 104 60

Literacy Rate - Dholka Taluka

Average literacy rate of Dholka Taluka in 2011 were 77.64% in which, male and female literacy were 86.67% and 67.9% respectively. Total literate in Dholka Taluka were 169,113 of which male and female were 97,927 and 71,186 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Dholka Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Dholka Taluka is 920 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 920 females in Dholka Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 870 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 920 ) of Dholka Taluka.


Child Population - Dholka Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 32,034 children between age 0 to 6 years in Dholka Taluka. Out of which 32,034 were male while 32,034 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Dholka Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 16,584 families under Dholka Taluka living in urban areas while 16,584 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 32.4% of total population of Dholka Taluka lives in Urban areas while 67.6% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 9,776 while that in rural region is 22,258.

Total Urban Rural
Population 249,852 80,945 168,907
Children (0 - 6 years) 32,034 9,776 22,258
Schedule Caste 33,672 8,337 25,335
Schedule Tribe 1,802 408 1,394
Literacy 77.64% 82.13% 75.46%
Sex Ratio 920 932 915

Working Population - Dholka Taluka

In Dholka Taluka out of total population, 99,290 were engaged in work activities. 80.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 19.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 99,290 workers engaged in Main Work, 14,582 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 29,837 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 79,595 67,489 12,106
Cultivators 14,582 13,821 761
Agriculture Labourer 29,837 23,786 6,051
Household Industries 2,798 2,087 711
Other Workers 32,378 27,795 4,583
Marginal Workers 19,695 7,170 12,525
Non Working 150,562 55,454 95,108

Dholka Taluka Map


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