Porbandar District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Gujarat) - Census 2011

Porbandar district of Gujarat has total population of 585,449 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 300,209 are males while 285,240 are females. In 2011 there were total 124,556 families residing in Porbandar district. The Average Sex Ratio of Porbandar district is 950.

Porbandar district, Gujarat

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 48.8% people lives in Urban areas while 51.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 82.4% while that in the rural areas is 69.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Porbandar district is 944 while that of Rural areas is 956.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Porbandar district is 65926 which is 11% of the total population. There are 34648 male children and 31278 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Porbandar is 903 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (950) of Porbandar district.

The total literacy rate of Porbandar district is 75.78%. The male literacy rate is 73.82% and the female literacy rate is 60.32% in Porbandar district.

Population
585,449
Literacy
75.78%
Sex Ratio
950

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

Porbandar Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 65,926 34,648 31,278
Literacy 75.78% 73.82% 60.32%
Scheduled Caste 51,830 26,607 25,223
Scheduled Tribe 13,039 6,730 6,309
Illiterate 191,771 78,588 113,183

Caste-wise Population - Porbandar district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 8.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.2% of total population in Porbandar district of Gujarat.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 51,830 26,607 25,223
Schedule Tribe 13,039 6,730 6,309

Religion-wise Population - Porbandar district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 549,749 (93.9%) 282,116 267,633
Muslim 33,565 (5.73%) 16,949 16,616
Christian 500 (0.09%) 268 232
Sikh 248 (0.04%) 153 95
Buddhist 91 (0.02%) 50 41
Jain 515 (0.09%) 254 261
Other Religion 38 (0.01%) 24 14
No Religion Specified 743 (0.13%) 395 348

Literacy Rate - Porbandar district

The total literacy rate of Porbandar district was 75.78% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 78.03% of Gujarat. Population-wise, out of total 393,678 literates, males were 221,621 while females were 172,057. Also the male literacy rate was 83.45% and the female literacy rate was 67.75% in Porbandar district.

  Porbandar district Gujarat
Female 67.75% 69.68%
Male 83.45% 85.75%
Total 75.78% 78.03%

Sex Ratio - Porbandar district

The Sex Ratio of Porbandar district is 950 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 950 females in Porbandar district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 903 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 950 ) of Porbandar district.


Population Density - Porbandar district

The total area of Porbandar district is 2,316 km2. Thus the density of Porbandar district is 253 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 178 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,138 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Porbandar district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Porbandar, 48.8% people lived in urban regions while 51.2% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 285,674 out of which 146,949 were males while remaining 138,725 were females. In rural areas of Porbandar, male population was 153,260 while female population was 146,515.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Porbandar was 944 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Porbandar was 896 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Porbandar were 30,140 which is 10.55% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Porbandar was 956 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Porbandar was 909 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Porbandar for urban regions was 82.37 percent in which males were 88.43% literate while female literacy stood at 76%. The total literate population of Porbandar was 393,678. Similarly in rural areas of Porbandar, the average literacy rate was 69.39 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 78.61% and 59.82% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Porbandar were 183,193.

Rural Urban
Population % 51.2% 48.8%
Total population 299,775 285,674
Male population 153,260 146,949
Female population 146,515 138,725
Sex ratio 956 944
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 909 896
Child population 35,786 30,140
Literates 183,193 210,485
Average literacy 69.39% 82.37%
Male literacy 78.61% 88.43%
Female literacy 59.82% 76%

Child Population - Porbandar district

According to Census 2011, there were 65,926 children between age 0 to 6 years in Porbandar district. Out of which 34,648 were male while 31,278 were female.


Working Population - Porbandar district

In Porbandar district out of total population, 231,169 were engaged in work activities. 84.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 15.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 231,169 workers engaged in Main Work, 54,807 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 36,278 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 195,437 160,952 34,485
Cultivators 54,807 44,971 9,836
Agriculture Labourer 36,278 24,878 11,400
Household Industries 1,847 1,396 451
Other Workers 102,505 89,707 12,798
Marginal Workers 35,732 13,166 22,566
Non Working 354,280 126,091 228,189

Porbandar district Map


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