Ranchi District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Jharkhand) - Census 2011

Ranchi district of Jharkhand has total population of 2,914,253 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,494,937 are males while 1,419,316 are females. In 2011 there were total 569,444 families residing in Ranchi district. The Average Sex Ratio of Ranchi district is 949.

Ranchi district, Jharkhand

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 43.1% people lives in Urban areas while 56.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86.5% while that in the rural areas is 67.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Ranchi district is 921 while that of Rural areas is 971.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Ranchi district is 401214 which is 14% of the total population. There are 207029 male children and 194185 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Ranchi is 938 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (949) of Ranchi district.

The total literacy rate of Ranchi district is 76.06%. The male literacy rate is 72.59% and the female literacy rate is 58.21% in Ranchi district.

Population
2,914,253
Literacy
76.06%
Sex Ratio
949

To facilitate the administration, Ranchi district is further divided into 18 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Ranchi Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 401,214 207,029 194,185
Literacy 76.06% 72.59% 58.21%
Scheduled Caste 152,943 78,613 74,330
Scheduled Tribe 1,042,016 520,582 521,434
Illiterate 1,002,820 409,693 593,127

Caste-wise Population - Ranchi district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 5.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 35.8% of total population in Ranchi district of Jharkhand.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 152,943 78,613 74,330
Schedule Tribe 1,042,016 520,582 521,434

Religion-wise Population - Ranchi district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,612,239 (55.32%) 838,680 773,559
Muslim 410,759 (14.09%) 212,194 198,565
Christian 193,974 (6.66%) 94,681 99,293
Sikh 4,826 (0.17%) 2,565 2,261
Buddhist 932 (0.03%) 479 453
Jain 2,733 (0.09%) 1,403 1,330
Other Religion 677,445 (23.25%) 339,508 337,937
No Religion Specified 11,345 (0.39%) 5,427 5,918

Literacy Rate - Ranchi district

The total literacy rate of Ranchi district was 76.06% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 66.41% of Jharkhand. Population-wise, out of total 1,911,433 literates, males were 1,085,244 while females were 826,189. Also the male literacy rate was 84.26% and the female literacy rate was 67.44% in Ranchi district.

  Ranchi district Jharkhand
Female 67.44% 55.42%
Male 84.26% 76.84%
Total 76.06% 66.41%

Sex Ratio - Ranchi district

The Sex Ratio of Ranchi district is 949 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 949 females in Ranchi district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 938 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 949 ) of Ranchi district.


Population Density - Ranchi district

The total area of Ranchi district is 5,097 km2. Thus the density of Ranchi district is 572 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 281 sq. km. area is under urban region while 4,816 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Ranchi district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Ranchi, 43.14% people lived in urban regions while 56.86% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 1,257,335 out of which 654,409 were males while remaining 602,926 were females. In rural areas of Ranchi, male population was 840,528 while female population was 816,390.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Ranchi was 921 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Ranchi was 902 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Ranchi were 150,461 which is 11.97% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Ranchi was 971 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Ranchi was 960 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Ranchi for urban regions was 86.55 percent in which males were 91.24% literate while female literacy stood at 81.47%. The total literate population of Ranchi was 1,911,433. Similarly in rural areas of Ranchi, the average literacy rate was 67.81 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 78.63% and 56.68% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Ranchi were 953,472.

Rural Urban
Population % 56.86% 43.14%
Total population 1,656,918 1,257,335
Male population 840,528 654,409
Female population 816,390 602,926
Sex ratio 971 921
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 960 902
Child population 250,753 150,461
Literates 953,472 957,961
Average literacy 67.81% 86.55%
Male literacy 78.63% 91.24%
Female literacy 56.68% 81.47%

Child Population - Ranchi district

According to Census 2011, there were 401,214 children between age 0 to 6 years in Ranchi district. Out of which 207,029 were male while 194,185 were female.


Working Population - Ranchi district

In Ranchi district out of total population, 1,142,867 were engaged in work activities. 66.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 33.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,142,867 workers engaged in Main Work, 208,011 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 103,770 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 756,176 553,949 202,227
Cultivators 208,011 135,622 72,389
Agriculture Labourer 103,770 60,822 42,948
Household Industries 23,609 16,096 7,513
Other Workers 420,786 341,409 79,377
Marginal Workers 386,691 190,018 196,673
Non Working 1,771,386 750,970 1,020,416

Ranchi district Map


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