Nainital District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Uttarakhand) - Census 2011

Nainital district of Uttarakhand has total population of 954,605 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 493,666 are males while 460,939 are females. In 2011 there were total 191,383 families residing in Nainital district. The Average Sex Ratio of Nainital district is 934.

Nainital district, Uttarakhand

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 38.9% people lives in Urban areas while 61.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85.3% while that in the rural areas is 83%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Nainital district is 912 while that of Rural areas is 948.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Nainital district is 124272 which is 13% of the total population. There are 65337 male children and 58935 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Nainital is 902 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (934) of Nainital district.

The total literacy rate of Nainital district is 83.88%. The male literacy rate is 78.15% and the female literacy rate is 67.41% in Nainital district.

Population
954,605
Literacy
83.88%
Sex Ratio
934

To facilitate the administration, Nainital district is further divided into 8 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Nainital Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 124,272 65,337 58,935
Literacy 83.88% 78.15% 67.41%
Scheduled Caste 191,206 98,824 92,382
Scheduled Tribe 7,495 3,801 3,694
Illiterate 258,105 107,887 150,218

Caste-wise Population - Nainital district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.8% of total population in Nainital district of Uttarakhand.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 191,206 98,824 92,382
Schedule Tribe 7,495 3,801 3,694

Religion-wise Population - Nainital district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 809,717 (84.82%) 417,657 392,060
Muslim 120,742 (12.65%) 63,667 57,075
Christian 5,091 (0.53%) 2,458 2,633
Sikh 17,419 (1.82%) 9,027 8,392
Buddhist 570 (0.06%) 286 284
Jain 356 (0.04%) 174 182
Other Religion 181 (0.02%) 90 91
No Religion Specified 529 (0.06%) 307 222

Literacy Rate - Nainital district

The total literacy rate of Nainital district was 83.88% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 78.82% of Uttarakhand. Population-wise, out of total 696,500 literates, males were 385,779 while females were 310,721. Also the male literacy rate was 90.07% and the female literacy rate was 77.29% in Nainital district.

  Nainital district Uttarakhand
Female 77.29% 70.01%
Male 90.07% 87.4%
Total 83.88% 78.82%

Sex Ratio - Nainital district

The Sex Ratio of Nainital district is 934 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 934 females in Nainital district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 902 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 934 ) of Nainital district.


Population Density - Nainital district

The total area of Nainital district is 4,251 km2. Thus the density of Nainital district is 225 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 98 sq. km. area is under urban region while 4,153 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Nainital district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Nainital, 38.94% people lived in urban regions while 61.06% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 371,734 out of which 194,409 were males while remaining 177,325 were females. In rural areas of Nainital, male population was 299,257 while female population was 283,614.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Nainital was 912 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Nainital was 892 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Nainital were 45,060 which is 12.12% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Nainital was 948 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Nainital was 908 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Nainital for urban regions was 85.26 percent in which males were 88.82% literate while female literacy stood at 81.37%. The total literate population of Nainital was 696,500. Similarly in rural areas of Nainital, the average literacy rate was 82.99 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 90.89% and 74.7% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Nainital were 417,970.

Rural Urban
Population % 61.06% 38.94%
Total population 582,871 371,734
Male population 299,257 194,409
Female population 283,614 177,325
Sex ratio 948 912
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 908 892
Child population 79,212 45,060
Literates 417,970 278,530
Average literacy 82.99% 85.26%
Male literacy 90.89% 88.82%
Female literacy 74.7% 81.37%

Child Population - Nainital district

According to Census 2011, there were 124,272 children between age 0 to 6 years in Nainital district. Out of which 65,337 were male while 58,935 were female.


Working Population - Nainital district

In Nainital district out of total population, 376,181 were engaged in work activities. 78.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 21.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 376,181 workers engaged in Main Work, 101,221 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 19,618 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 296,424 217,381 79,043
Cultivators 101,221 57,569 43,652
Agriculture Labourer 19,618 13,318 6,300
Household Industries 6,873 4,858 2,015
Other Workers 168,712 141,636 27,076
Marginal Workers 79,757 39,554 40,203
Non Working 578,424 236,731 341,693

Nainital district Map


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