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

Rajkot district of Gujarat has total population of 3,804,558 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,974,445 are males while 1,830,113 are females. In 2011 there were total 786,586 families residing in Rajkot district. The Average Sex Ratio of Rajkot district is 927.

Rajkot district, Gujarat

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 58.2% people lives in Urban areas while 41.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85.4% while that in the rural areas is 74.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Rajkot district is 912 while that of Rural areas is 949.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Rajkot district is 438580 which is 12% of the total population. There are 235534 male children and 203046 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Rajkot is 862 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (927) of Rajkot district.

The total literacy rate of Rajkot district is 80.96%. The male literacy rate is 76.68% and the female literacy rate is 66.17% in Rajkot district.

Population
3,804,558
Literacy
80.96%
Sex Ratio
927

To facilitate the administration, Rajkot district is further divided into 14 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Rajkot Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 438,580 235,534 203,046
Literacy 80.96% 76.68% 66.17%
Scheduled Caste 290,169 149,782 140,387
Scheduled Tribe 24,017 12,504 11,513
Illiterate 1,079,502 460,370 619,132

Caste-wise Population - Rajkot district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 7.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.6% of total population in Rajkot district of Gujarat.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 290,169 149,782 140,387
Schedule Tribe 24,017 12,504 11,513

Religion-wise Population - Rajkot district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 3,397,406 (89.3%) 1,767,568 1,629,838
Muslim 361,388 (9.5%) 183,542 177,846
Christian 5,478 (0.14%) 2,849 2,629
Sikh 1,918 (0.05%) 1,027 891
Buddhist 1,170 (0.03%) 599 571
Jain 33,591 (0.88%) 16,820 16,771
Other Religion 269 (0.01%) 160 109
No Religion Specified 3,338 (0.09%) 1,880 1,458

Literacy Rate - Rajkot district

The total literacy rate of Rajkot district was 80.96% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 78.03% of Gujarat. Population-wise, out of total 2,725,056 literates, males were 1,514,075 while females were 1,210,981. Also the male literacy rate was 87.07% and the female literacy rate was 74.43% in Rajkot district.

  Rajkot district Gujarat
Female 74.43% 69.68%
Male 87.07% 85.75%
Total 80.96% 78.03%

Sex Ratio - Rajkot district

The Sex Ratio of Rajkot district is 927 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 927 females in Rajkot district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 862 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 927 ) of Rajkot district.


Population Density - Rajkot district

The total area of Rajkot district is 11,198 km2. Thus the density of Rajkot district is 340 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 799 sq. km. area is under urban region while 10,399 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Rajkot district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Rajkot, 58.19% people lived in urban regions while 41.81% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 2,214,050 out of which 1,158,181 were males while remaining 1,055,869 were females. In rural areas of Rajkot, male population was 816,264 while female population was 774,244.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Rajkot was 912 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Rajkot was 849 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Rajkot were 246,495 which is 11.13% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Rajkot was 949 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Rajkot was 879 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Rajkot for urban regions was 85.44 percent in which males were 89.9% literate while female literacy stood at 80.6%. The total literate population of Rajkot was 2,725,056. Similarly in rural areas of Rajkot, the average literacy rate was 74.65 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 83.01% and 65.93% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Rajkot were 1,043,935.

Rural Urban
Population % 41.81% 58.19%
Total population 1,590,508 2,214,050
Male population 816,264 1,158,181
Female population 774,244 1,055,869
Sex ratio 949 912
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 879 849
Child population 192,085 246,495
Literates 1,043,935 1,681,121
Average literacy 74.65% 85.44%
Male literacy 83.01% 89.9%
Female literacy 65.93% 80.6%

Child Population - Rajkot district

According to Census 2011, there were 438,580 children between age 0 to 6 years in Rajkot district. Out of which 235,534 were male while 203,046 were female.


Working Population - Rajkot district

In Rajkot district out of total population, 1,479,050 were engaged in work activities. 89.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 10.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,479,050 workers engaged in Main Work, 304,782 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 171,235 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,324,783 1,106,368 218,415
Cultivators 304,782 237,042 67,740
Agriculture Labourer 171,235 115,268 55,967
Household Industries 18,792 13,505 5,287
Other Workers 829,974 740,553 89,421
Marginal Workers 154,267 53,112 101,155
Non Working 2,325,508 814,965 1,510,543

Rajkot district Map


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