Meerut District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Uttar Pradesh) - Census 2011

Meerut district of Uttar Pradesh has total population of 3,443,689 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,825,743 are males while 1,617,946 are females. In 2011 there were total 579,110 families residing in Meerut district. The Average Sex Ratio of Meerut district is 886.

Meerut district, Uttar Pradesh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 51.1% people lives in Urban areas while 48.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 74.8% while that in the rural areas is 70.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Meerut district is 890 while that of Rural areas is 882.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Meerut district is 503719 which is 15% of the total population. There are 272034 male children and 231685 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Meerut is 852 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (886) of Meerut district.

The total literacy rate of Meerut district is 72.84%. The male literacy rate is 68.71% and the female literacy rate is 54.82% in Meerut district.

Population
3,443,689
Literacy
72.84%
Sex Ratio
886

To facilitate the administration, Meerut district is further divided into 3 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Meerut Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 503,719 272,034 231,685
Literacy 72.84% 68.71% 54.82%
Scheduled Caste 624,149 334,198 289,951
Scheduled Tribe 3,390 1,828 1,562
Illiterate 1,302,201 571,223 730,978

Caste-wise Population - Meerut district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Meerut district of Uttar Pradesh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 624,149 334,198 289,951
Schedule Tribe 3,390 1,828 1,562

Religion-wise Population - Meerut district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,183,255 (63.4%) 1,169,512 1,013,743
Muslim 1,185,643 (34.43%) 617,178 568,465
Christian 10,582 (0.31%) 5,500 5,082
Sikh 24,912 (0.72%) 13,694 11,218
Buddhist 1,855 (0.05%) 999 856
Jain 18,544 (0.54%) 9,554 8,990
Other Religion 236 (0.01%) 118 118
No Religion Specified 18,662 (0.54%) 9,188 9,474

Literacy Rate - Meerut district

The total literacy rate of Meerut district was 72.84% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 67.68% of Uttar Pradesh. Population-wise, out of total 2,141,488 literates, males were 1,254,520 while females were 886,968. Also the male literacy rate was 80.74% and the female literacy rate was 63.98% in Meerut district.

  Meerut district Uttar Pradesh
Female 63.98% 57.18%
Male 80.74% 77.28%
Total 72.84% 67.68%

Sex Ratio - Meerut district

The Sex Ratio of Meerut district is 886 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 886 females in Meerut district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 852 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 886 ) of Meerut district.


Population Density - Meerut district

The total area of Meerut district is 2,559 km2. Thus the density of Meerut district is 1,346 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 258 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,301 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Meerut district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Meerut, 51.08% people lived in urban regions while 48.92% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 1,759,182 out of which 930,823 were males while remaining 828,359 were females. In rural areas of Meerut, male population was 894,920 while female population was 789,587.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Meerut was 890 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Meerut was 848 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Meerut were 236,467 which is 13.44% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Meerut was 882 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Meerut was 855 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Meerut for urban regions was 74.79 percent in which males were 80.68% literate while female literacy stood at 68.21%. The total literate population of Meerut was 2,141,488. Similarly in rural areas of Meerut, the average literacy rate was 70.75 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 80.81% and 59.41% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Meerut were 1,002,668.

Rural Urban
Population % 48.92% 51.08%
Total population 1,684,507 1,759,182
Male population 894,920 930,823
Female population 789,587 828,359
Sex ratio 882 890
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 855 848
Child population 267,252 236,467
Literates 1,002,668 1,138,820
Average literacy 70.75% 74.79%
Male literacy 80.81% 80.68%
Female literacy 59.41% 68.21%

Child Population - Meerut district

According to Census 2011, there were 503,719 children between age 0 to 6 years in Meerut district. Out of which 272,034 were male while 231,685 were female.


Working Population - Meerut district

In Meerut district out of total population, 1,090,539 were engaged in work activities. 81.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,090,539 workers engaged in Main Work, 175,944 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 112,247 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 890,810 775,053 115,757
Cultivators 175,944 158,291 17,653
Agriculture Labourer 112,247 95,206 17,041
Household Industries 48,232 37,424 10,808
Other Workers 554,387 484,132 70,255
Marginal Workers 199,729 123,757 75,972
Non Working 2,353,150 926,933 1,426,217

Meerut district Map


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