North West District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Delhi) - Census 2011

North West district of Delhi has total population of 3,656,539 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,960,922 are males while 1,695,617 are females. In 2011 there were total 736,253 families residing in North West district. The Average Sex Ratio of North West district is 865.

North West district, Delhi

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 94.1% people lives in Urban areas while 5.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84.7% while that in the rural areas is 79.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in North West district is 866 while that of Rural areas is 849.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in North West district is 449894 which is 12% of the total population. There are 241169 male children and 208725 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of North West is 865 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (865) of North West district.

The total literacy rate of North West district is 84.45%. The male literacy rate is 78.63% and the female literacy rate is 68.76% in North West district.

Population
3,656,539
Literacy
84.45%
Sex Ratio
865

To facilitate the administration, North West 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.

North West Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 449,894 241,169 208,725
Literacy 84.45% 78.63% 68.76%
Scheduled Caste 697,237 371,546 325,691
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 948,684 418,970 529,714

Caste-wise Population - North West district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 19.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in North West district of Delhi.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 697,237 371,546 325,691
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - North West district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 3,211,042 (87.82%) 1,723,527 1,487,515
Muslim 291,330 (7.97%) 157,911 133,419
Christian 14,100 (0.39%) 6,938 7,162
Sikh 92,129 (2.52%) 47,621 44,508
Buddhist 2,281 (0.06%) 1,202 1,079
Jain 43,460 (1.19%) 22,513 20,947
Other Religion 345 (0.01%) 177 168
No Religion Specified 1,852 (0.05%) 1,033 819

Literacy Rate - North West district

The total literacy rate of North West district was 84.45% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 86.21% of Delhi. Population-wise, out of total 2,707,855 literates, males were 1,541,952 while females were 1,165,903. Also the male literacy rate was 89.66% and the female literacy rate was 78.41% in North West district.

  North West district Delhi
Female 78.41% 80.76%
Male 89.66% 90.94%
Total 84.45% 86.21%

Sex Ratio - North West district

The Sex Ratio of North West district is 865 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 865 females in North West district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 865 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 865 ) of North West district.


Population Density - North West district

The total area of North West district is 443 km2. Thus the density of North West district is 8,254 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 272 sq. km. area is under urban region while 171 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - North West district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of North West, 94.15% people lived in urban regions while 5.85% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 3,442,589 out of which 1,845,242 were males while remaining 1,597,347 were females. In rural areas of North West, male population was 115,680 while female population was 98,270.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of North West was 866 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in North West was 869 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of North West were 420,958 which is 12.23% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of North West was 849 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in North West was 821 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in North West for urban regions was 84.74 percent in which males were 89.81% literate while female literacy stood at 78.88%. The total literate population of North West was 2,707,855. Similarly in rural areas of North West, the average literacy rate was 79.63 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 87.23% and 70.73% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of North West were 147,327.

Rural Urban
Population % 5.85% 94.15%
Total population 213,950 3,442,589
Male population 115,680 1,845,242
Female population 98,270 1,597,347
Sex ratio 849 866
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 821 869
Child population 28,936 420,958
Literates 147,327 2,560,528
Average literacy 79.63% 84.74%
Male literacy 87.23% 89.81%
Female literacy 70.73% 78.88%

Child Population - North West district

According to Census 2011, there were 449,894 children between age 0 to 6 years in North West district. Out of which 241,169 were male while 208,725 were female.


Working Population - North West district

In North West district out of total population, 1,188,545 were engaged in work activities. 95.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 4.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,188,545 workers engaged in Main Work, 10,127 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 10,553 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,135,126 983,392 151,734
Cultivators 10,127 8,886 1,241
Agriculture Labourer 10,553 8,501 2,052
Household Industries 33,767 29,518 4,249
Other Workers 1,080,679 936,487 144,192
Marginal Workers 53,419 39,027 14,392
Non Working 2,467,994 938,503 1,529,491

North West district Map


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