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

Nashik district of Maharashtra has total population of 6,107,187 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 3,157,186 are males while 2,950,001 are females. In 2011 there were total 1,222,887 families residing in Nashik district. The Average Sex Ratio of Nashik district is 934.

Nashik district, Maharashtra

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 42.5% people lives in Urban areas while 57.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 89.1% while that in the rural areas is 77.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Nashik district is 920 while that of Rural areas is 945.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Nashik district is 827935 which is 14% of the total population. There are 438050 male children and 389885 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Nashik is 890 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (934) of Nashik district.

The total literacy rate of Nashik district is 82.31%. The male literacy rate is 75.94% and the female literacy rate is 66.03% in Nashik district.

Population
6,107,187
Literacy
82.31%
Sex Ratio
934

To facilitate the administration, Nashik district is further divided into 15 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Nashik Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 827,935 438,050 389,885
Literacy 82.31% 75.94% 66.03%
Scheduled Caste 554,687 282,213 272,474
Scheduled Tribe 1,564,369 792,547 771,822
Illiterate 1,761,821 759,648 1,002,173

Caste-wise Population - Nashik district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 9.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 25.6% of total population in Nashik district of Maharashtra.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 554,687 282,213 272,474
Schedule Tribe 1,564,369 792,547 771,822

Religion-wise Population - Nashik district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 5,237,009 (85.75%) 2,712,698 2,524,311
Muslim 693,052 (11.35%) 353,902 339,150
Christian 23,946 (0.39%) 11,898 12,048
Sikh 8,912 (0.15%) 4,909 4,003
Buddhist 94,783 (1.55%) 48,395 46,388
Jain 38,212 (0.63%) 19,548 18,664
Other Religion 1,795 (0.03%) 962 833
No Religion Specified 9,478 (0.16%) 4,874 4,604

Literacy Rate - Nashik district

The total literacy rate of Nashik district was 82.31% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 82.34% of Maharashtra. Population-wise, out of total 4,345,366 literates, males were 2,397,538 while females were 1,947,828. Also the male literacy rate was 88.17% and the female literacy rate was 76.08% in Nashik district.

  Nashik district Maharashtra
Female 76.08% 75.87%
Male 88.17% 88.38%
Total 82.31% 82.34%

Sex Ratio - Nashik district

The Sex Ratio of Nashik district is 934 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 934 females in Nashik district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 890 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 934 ) of Nashik district.


Population Density - Nashik district

The total area of Nashik district is 15,530 km2. Thus the density of Nashik district is 393 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 647 sq. km. area is under urban region while 14,883 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Nashik district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Nashik, 42.53% people lived in urban regions while 57.47% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 2,597,373 out of which 1,352,474 were males while remaining 1,244,899 were females. In rural areas of Nashik, male population was 1,804,712 while female population was 1,705,102.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Nashik was 920 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Nashik was 890 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Nashik were 331,875 which is 12.78% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Nashik was 945 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Nashik was 890 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Nashik for urban regions was 89.12 percent in which males were 92.71% literate while female literacy stood at 85.23%. The total literate population of Nashik was 4,345,366. Similarly in rural areas of Nashik, the average literacy rate was 77.19 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 84.71% and 69.31% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Nashik were 2,326,432.

Rural Urban
Population % 57.47% 42.53%
Total population 3,509,814 2,597,373
Male population 1,804,712 1,352,474
Female population 1,705,102 1,244,899
Sex ratio 945 920
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 890 890
Child population 496,060 331,875
Literates 2,326,432 2,018,934
Average literacy 77.19% 89.12%
Male literacy 84.71% 92.71%
Female literacy 69.31% 85.23%

Child Population - Nashik district

According to Census 2011, there were 827,935 children between age 0 to 6 years in Nashik district. Out of which 438,050 were male while 389,885 were female.


Working Population - Nashik district

In Nashik district out of total population, 2,763,328 were engaged in work activities. 91.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 8.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,763,328 workers engaged in Main Work, 900,810 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 644,052 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 2,523,023 1,639,881 883,142
Cultivators 900,810 527,133 373,677
Agriculture Labourer 644,052 317,542 326,510
Household Industries 45,904 27,451 18,453
Other Workers 932,257 767,755 164,502
Marginal Workers 240,305 106,405 133,900
Non Working 3,343,859 1,410,900 1,932,959

Nashik district Map


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