Ratnagiri District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Maharashtra) - Census 2011

Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra has total population of 1,615,069 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 761,121 are males while 853,948 are females. In 2011 there were total 397,115 families residing in Ratnagiri district. The Average Sex Ratio of Ratnagiri district is 1,122.

Ratnagiri district, Maharashtra

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 16.3% people lives in Urban areas while 83.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 92.7% while that in the rural areas is 80.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Ratnagiri district is 1,015 while that of Rural areas is 1,144.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Ratnagiri district is 155560 which is 10% of the total population. There are 80333 male children and 75227 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Ratnagiri is 936 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,122) of Ratnagiri district.

The total literacy rate of Ratnagiri district is 82.18%. The male literacy rate is 81.33% and the female literacy rate is 67.96% in Ratnagiri district.

Population
1,615,069
Literacy
82.18%
Sex Ratio
1,122

To facilitate the administration, Ratnagiri district is further divided into 9 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Ratnagiri Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 155,560 80,333 75,227
Literacy 82.18% 81.33% 67.96%
Scheduled Caste 66,948 31,967 34,981
Scheduled Tribe 20,374 10,402 9,972
Illiterate 415,677 142,109 273,568

Caste-wise Population - Ratnagiri district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.3% of total population in Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 66,948 31,967 34,981
Schedule Tribe 20,374 10,402 9,972

Religion-wise Population - Ratnagiri district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,307,211 (80.94%) 616,254 690,957
Muslim 187,197 (11.59%) 87,864 99,333
Christian 1,990 (0.12%) 1,008 982
Sikh 230 (0.01%) 129 101
Buddhist 113,467 (7.03%) 53,342 60,125
Jain 3,347 (0.21%) 1,719 1,628
Other Religion 95 (0.01%) 63 32
No Religion Specified 1,532 (0.09%) 742 790

Literacy Rate - Ratnagiri district

The total literacy rate of Ratnagiri district was 82.18% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 82.34% of Maharashtra. Population-wise, out of total 1,199,392 literates, males were 619,012 while females were 580,380. Also the male literacy rate was 90.93% and the female literacy rate was 74.53% in Ratnagiri district.

  Ratnagiri district Maharashtra
Female 74.53% 75.87%
Male 90.93% 88.38%
Total 82.18% 82.34%

Sex Ratio - Ratnagiri district

The Sex Ratio of Ratnagiri district is 1,122 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,122 females in Ratnagiri district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 936 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,122 ) of Ratnagiri district.


Population Density - Ratnagiri district

The total area of Ratnagiri district is 8,208 km2. Thus the density of Ratnagiri district is 197 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 118 sq. km. area is under urban region while 8,090 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Ratnagiri district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Ratnagiri, 16.33% people lived in urban regions while 83.67% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 263,723 out of which 130,908 were males while remaining 132,815 were females. In rural areas of Ratnagiri, male population was 630,213 while female population was 721,133.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Ratnagiri was 1,015 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Ratnagiri was 932 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Ratnagiri were 26,487 which is 10.04% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Ratnagiri was 1,144 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Ratnagiri was 937 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Ratnagiri for urban regions was 92.75 percent in which males were 95.41% literate while female literacy stood at 90.16%. The total literate population of Ratnagiri was 1,199,392. Similarly in rural areas of Ratnagiri, the average literacy rate was 80.13 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 89.99% and 71.68% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Ratnagiri were 979,357.

Rural Urban
Population % 83.67% 16.33%
Total population 1,351,346 263,723
Male population 630,213 130,908
Female population 721,133 132,815
Sex ratio 1,144 1,015
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 937 932
Child population 129,073 26,487
Literates 979,357 220,035
Average literacy 80.13% 92.75%
Male literacy 89.99% 95.41%
Female literacy 71.68% 90.16%

Child Population - Ratnagiri district

According to Census 2011, there were 155,560 children between age 0 to 6 years in Ratnagiri district. Out of which 80,333 were male while 75,227 were female.


Working Population - Ratnagiri district

In Ratnagiri district out of total population, 714,076 were engaged in work activities. 77.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 22.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 714,076 workers engaged in Main Work, 232,413 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 97,146 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 554,973 344,089 210,884
Cultivators 232,413 116,553 115,860
Agriculture Labourer 97,146 48,365 48,781
Household Industries 11,779 7,375 4,404
Other Workers 213,635 171,796 41,839
Marginal Workers 159,103 62,919 96,184
Non Working 900,993 354,113 546,880

Ratnagiri district Map


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