Raichur District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Karnataka) - Census 2011

Raichur district of Karnataka has total population of 1,928,812 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 964,511 are males while 964,301 are females. In 2011 there were total 363,853 families residing in Raichur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Raichur district is 1,000.

Raichur district, Karnataka

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 25.4% people lives in Urban areas while 74.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 75.1% while that in the rural areas is 54.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Raichur district is 989 while that of Rural areas is 1,004.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Raichur district is 283733 which is 15% of the total population. There are 145468 male children and 138265 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Raichur is 950 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,000) of Raichur district.

The total literacy rate of Raichur district is 59.56%. The male literacy rate is 59.85% and the female literacy rate is 41.75% in Raichur district.

Population
1,928,812
Literacy
59.56%
Sex Ratio
1,000

To facilitate the administration, Raichur district is further divided into 5 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Raichur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 283,733 145,468 138,265
Literacy 59.56% 59.85% 41.75%
Scheduled Caste 400,933 200,359 200,574
Scheduled Tribe 367,071 182,101 184,970
Illiterate 949,043 387,298 561,745

Caste-wise Population - Raichur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 19% of total population in Raichur district of Karnataka.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 400,933 200,359 200,574
Schedule Tribe 367,071 182,101 184,970

Religion-wise Population - Raichur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,634,062 (84.72%) 815,910 818,152
Muslim 272,022 (14.1%) 137,277 134,745
Christian 10,394 (0.54%) 5,136 5,258
Sikh 538 (0.03%) 302 236
Buddhist 2,265 (0.12%) 1,119 1,146
Jain 4,156 (0.22%) 2,177 1,979
Other Religion 29 (0%) 19 10
No Religion Specified 5,346 (0.28%) 2,571 2,775

Literacy Rate - Raichur district

The total literacy rate of Raichur district was 59.56% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 75.36% of Karnataka. Population-wise, out of total 979,769 literates, males were 577,213 while females were 402,556. Also the male literacy rate was 70.47% and the female literacy rate was 48.73% in Raichur district.

  Raichur district Karnataka
Female 48.73% 68.08%
Male 70.47% 82.47%
Total 59.56% 75.36%

Sex Ratio - Raichur district

The Sex Ratio of Raichur district is 1,000 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,000 females in Raichur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 950 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,000 ) of Raichur district.


Population Density - Raichur district

The total area of Raichur district is 8,442 km2. Thus the density of Raichur district is 228 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 112 sq. km. area is under urban region while 8,330 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Raichur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Raichur, 25.42% people lived in urban regions while 74.58% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 490,348 out of which 246,539 were males while remaining 243,809 were females. In rural areas of Raichur, male population was 717,972 while female population was 720,492.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Raichur was 989 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Raichur was 949 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Raichur were 63,929 which is 13.04% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Raichur was 1,004 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Raichur was 951 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Raichur for urban regions was 75.12 percent in which males were 83.1% literate while female literacy stood at 67.1%. The total literate population of Raichur was 979,769. Similarly in rural areas of Raichur, the average literacy rate was 54.11 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 66.01% and 42.37% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Raichur were 659,440.

Rural Urban
Population % 74.58% 25.42%
Total population 1,438,464 490,348
Male population 717,972 246,539
Female population 720,492 243,809
Sex ratio 1,004 989
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 951 949
Child population 219,804 63,929
Literates 659,440 320,329
Average literacy 54.11% 75.12%
Male literacy 66.01% 83.1%
Female literacy 42.37% 67.1%

Child Population - Raichur district

According to Census 2011, there were 283,733 children between age 0 to 6 years in Raichur district. Out of which 145,468 were male while 138,265 were female.


Working Population - Raichur district

In Raichur district out of total population, 903,413 were engaged in work activities. 80.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 19.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 903,413 workers engaged in Main Work, 233,257 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 269,528 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 725,985 461,421 264,564
Cultivators 233,257 172,348 60,909
Agriculture Labourer 269,528 120,968 148,560
Household Industries 13,243 8,522 4,721
Other Workers 209,957 159,583 50,374
Marginal Workers 177,428 68,952 108,476
Non Working 1,025,399 434,138 591,261

Raichur district Map


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