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

Mahesana district of Gujarat has total population of 2,035,064 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,056,520 are males while 978,544 are females. In 2011 there were total 424,479 families residing in Mahesana district. The Average Sex Ratio of Mahesana district is 926.

Mahesana district, Gujarat

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 25.3% people lives in Urban areas while 74.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.4% while that in the rural areas is 82%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Mahesana district is 910 while that of Rural areas is 932.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Mahesana district is 237932 which is 12% of the total population. There are 129169 male children and 108763 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Mahesana is 842 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (926) of Mahesana district.

The total literacy rate of Mahesana district is 83.61%. The male literacy rate is 80.22% and the female literacy rate is 66.95% in Mahesana district.

Population
2,035,064
Literacy
83.61%
Sex Ratio
926

To facilitate the administration, Mahesana district is further divided into 9 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Mahesana Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 237,932 129,169 108,763
Literacy 83.61% 80.22% 66.95%
Scheduled Caste 162,288 84,470 77,818
Scheduled Tribe 9,392 4,879 4,513
Illiterate 532,419 209,021 323,398

Caste-wise Population - Mahesana district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.5% of total population in Mahesana district of Gujarat.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 162,288 84,470 77,818
Schedule Tribe 9,392 4,879 4,513

Religion-wise Population - Mahesana district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,885,732 (92.66%) 980,079 905,653
Muslim 136,431 (6.7%) 69,749 66,682
Christian 1,954 (0.1%) 1,027 927
Sikh 1,082 (0.05%) 567 515
Buddhist 146 (0.01%) 79 67
Jain 7,087 (0.35%) 3,617 3,470
Other Religion 88 (0%) 35 53
No Religion Specified 2,544 (0.13%) 1,367 1,177

Literacy Rate - Mahesana district

The total literacy rate of Mahesana district was 83.61% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 78.03% of Gujarat. Population-wise, out of total 1,502,645 literates, males were 847,499 while females were 655,146. Also the male literacy rate was 91.39% and the female literacy rate was 75.32% in Mahesana district.

  Mahesana district Gujarat
Female 75.32% 69.68%
Male 91.39% 85.75%
Total 83.61% 78.03%

Sex Ratio - Mahesana district

The Sex Ratio of Mahesana district is 926 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 926 females in Mahesana district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 842 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 926 ) of Mahesana district.


Population Density - Mahesana district

The total area of Mahesana district is 4,401 km2. Thus the density of Mahesana district is 462 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 188 sq. km. area is under urban region while 4,213 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Mahesana district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Mahesana, 25.27% people lived in urban regions while 74.73% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 514,330 out of which 269,345 were males while remaining 244,985 were females. In rural areas of Mahesana, male population was 787,175 while female population was 733,559.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Mahesana was 910 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Mahesana was 793 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Mahesana were 53,958 which is 10.49% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Mahesana was 932 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Mahesana was 857 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Mahesana for urban regions was 88.37 percent in which males were 93.52% literate while female literacy stood at 82.81%. The total literate population of Mahesana was 1,502,645. Similarly in rural areas of Mahesana, the average literacy rate was 81.97 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 90.65% and 72.77% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Mahesana were 1,095,809.

Rural Urban
Population % 74.73% 25.27%
Total population 1,520,734 514,330
Male population 787,175 269,345
Female population 733,559 244,985
Sex ratio 932 910
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 857 793
Child population 183,974 53,958
Literates 1,095,809 406,836
Average literacy 81.97% 88.37%
Male literacy 90.65% 93.52%
Female literacy 72.77% 82.81%

Child Population - Mahesana district

According to Census 2011, there were 237,932 children between age 0 to 6 years in Mahesana district. Out of which 129,169 were male while 108,763 were female.


Working Population - Mahesana district

In Mahesana district out of total population, 812,064 were engaged in work activities. 86% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 14% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 812,064 workers engaged in Main Work, 178,862 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 192,521 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 698,768 552,121 146,647
Cultivators 178,862 164,786 14,076
Agriculture Labourer 192,521 136,785 55,736
Household Industries 6,980 5,191 1,789
Other Workers 320,405 245,359 75,046
Marginal Workers 113,296 36,578 76,718
Non Working 1,223,000 467,821 755,179

Mahesana district Map


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