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

Nagpur district of Maharashtra has total population of 4,653,570 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 2,384,975 are males while 2,268,595 are females. In 2011 there were total 1,041,544 families residing in Nagpur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Nagpur district is 951.

Nagpur district, Maharashtra

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 68.3% people lives in Urban areas while 31.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 91.4% while that in the rural areas is 81.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Nagpur district is 954 while that of Rural areas is 945.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Nagpur district is 497087 which is 11% of the total population. There are 257438 male children and 239649 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Nagpur is 931 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (951) of Nagpur district.

The total literacy rate of Nagpur district is 88.39%. The male literacy rate is 82.15% and the female literacy rate is 75.58% in Nagpur district.

Population
4,653,570
Literacy
88.39%
Sex Ratio
951

To facilitate the administration, Nagpur district is further divided into 14 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Nagpur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 497,087 257,438 239,649
Literacy 88.39% 82.15% 75.58%
Scheduled Caste 867,713 439,205 428,508
Scheduled Tribe 437,571 223,566 214,005
Illiterate 979,762 425,755 554,007

Caste-wise Population - Nagpur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 9.4% of total population in Nagpur district of Maharashtra.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 867,713 439,205 428,508
Schedule Tribe 437,571 223,566 214,005

Religion-wise Population - Nagpur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 3,492,202 (75.04%) 1,795,245 1,696,957
Muslim 390,974 (8.4%) 200,292 190,682
Christian 34,667 (0.74%) 17,004 17,663
Sikh 20,469 (0.44%) 10,668 9,801
Buddhist 668,050 (14.36%) 337,692 330,358
Jain 24,528 (0.53%) 12,485 12,043
Other Religion 12,181 (0.26%) 6,208 5,973
No Religion Specified 10,499 (0.23%) 5,381 5,118

Literacy Rate - Nagpur district

The total literacy rate of Nagpur district was 88.39% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 82.34% of Maharashtra. Population-wise, out of total 3,673,808 literates, males were 1,959,220 while females were 1,714,588. Also the male literacy rate was 92.09% and the female literacy rate was 84.51% in Nagpur district.

  Nagpur district Maharashtra
Female 84.51% 75.87%
Male 92.09% 88.38%
Total 88.39% 82.34%

Sex Ratio - Nagpur district

The Sex Ratio of Nagpur district is 951 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 951 females in Nagpur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 931 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 951 ) of Nagpur district.


Population Density - Nagpur district

The total area of Nagpur district is 9,892 km2. Thus the density of Nagpur district is 470 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 483 sq. km. area is under urban region while 9,409 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Nagpur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Nagpur, 68.31% people lived in urban regions while 31.69% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 3,178,759 out of which 1,626,618 were males while remaining 1,552,141 were females. In rural areas of Nagpur, male population was 758,357 while female population was 716,454.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Nagpur was 954 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Nagpur was 926 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Nagpur were 332,124 which is 10.45% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Nagpur was 945 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Nagpur was 941 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Nagpur for urban regions was 91.37 percent in which males were 94.17% literate while female literacy stood at 88.43%. The total literate population of Nagpur was 3,673,808. Similarly in rural areas of Nagpur, the average literacy rate was 81.92 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 87.59% and 75.91% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Nagpur were 1,072,979.

Rural Urban
Population % 31.69% 68.31%
Total population 1,474,811 3,178,759
Male population 758,357 1,626,618
Female population 716,454 1,552,141
Sex ratio 945 954
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 941 926
Child population 164,963 332,124
Literates 1,072,979 2,600,829
Average literacy 81.92% 91.37%
Male literacy 87.59% 94.17%
Female literacy 75.91% 88.43%

Child Population - Nagpur district

According to Census 2011, there were 497,087 children between age 0 to 6 years in Nagpur district. Out of which 257,438 were male while 239,649 were female.


Working Population - Nagpur district

In Nagpur district out of total population, 1,868,560 were engaged in work activities. 88.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 11.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,868,560 workers engaged in Main Work, 188,844 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 338,352 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,654,778 1,224,048 430,730
Cultivators 188,844 130,703 58,141
Agriculture Labourer 338,352 181,784 156,568
Household Industries 43,599 30,492 13,107
Other Workers 1,083,983 881,069 202,914
Marginal Workers 213,782 110,163 103,619
Non Working 2,785,010 1,050,764 1,734,246

Nagpur district Map


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