Ribhoi District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Meghalaya) - Census 2011

Ribhoi district of Meghalaya has total population of 258,840 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 132,531 are males while 126,309 are females. In 2011 there were total 46,872 families residing in Ribhoi district. The Average Sex Ratio of Ribhoi district is 953.

Ribhoi district, Meghalaya

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 9.8% people lives in Urban areas while 90.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85.4% while that in the rural areas is 74.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Ribhoi district is 826 while that of Rural areas is 968.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Ribhoi district is 52862 which is 20% of the total population. There are 27074 male children and 25788 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Ribhoi is 953 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (953) of Ribhoi district.

The total literacy rate of Ribhoi district is 75.67%. The male literacy rate is 61.1% and the female literacy rate is 59.28% in Ribhoi district.

Population
258,840
Literacy
75.67%
Sex Ratio
953

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

Ribhoi Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 52,862 27,074 25,788
Literacy 75.67% 61.1% 59.28%
Scheduled Caste 590 329 261
Scheduled Tribe 230,081 115,907 114,174
Illiterate 102,981 51,554 51,427

Caste-wise Population - Ribhoi district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 88.9% of total population in Ribhoi district of Meghalaya.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 590 329 261
Schedule Tribe 230,081 115,907 114,174

Religion-wise Population - Ribhoi district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 30,945 (11.96%) 17,290 13,655
Muslim 1,838 (0.71%) 1,024 814
Christian 218,508 (84.42%) 110,344 108,164
Sikh 166 (0.06%) 84 82
Buddhist 428 (0.17%) 238 190
Jain 49 (0.02%) 23 26
Other Religion 6,308 (2.44%) 3,213 3,095
No Religion Specified 598 (0.23%) 315 283

Literacy Rate - Ribhoi district

The total literacy rate of Ribhoi district was 75.67% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 74.43% of Meghalaya. Population-wise, out of total 155,859 literates, males were 80,977 while females were 74,882. Also the male literacy rate was 76.79% and the female literacy rate was 74.49% in Ribhoi district.

  Ribhoi district Meghalaya
Female 74.49% 72.89%
Male 76.79% 75.95%
Total 75.67% 74.43%

Sex Ratio - Ribhoi district

The Sex Ratio of Ribhoi district is 953 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 953 females in Ribhoi district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 953 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 953 ) of Ribhoi district.


Population Density - Ribhoi district

The total area of Ribhoi district is 2,448 km2. Thus the density of Ribhoi district is 106 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 58 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,390 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Ribhoi district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Ribhoi, 9.76% people lived in urban regions while 90.24% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 25,253 out of which 13,826 were males while remaining 11,427 were females. In rural areas of Ribhoi, male population was 118,705 while female population was 114,882.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Ribhoi was 826 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Ribhoi was 959 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Ribhoi were 4,135 which is 16.37% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Ribhoi was 968 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Ribhoi was 952 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Ribhoi for urban regions was 85.43 percent in which males were 87.88% literate while female literacy stood at 82.39%. The total literate population of Ribhoi was 155,859. Similarly in rural areas of Ribhoi, the average literacy rate was 74.55 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 75.4% and 73.68% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Ribhoi were 137,817.

Rural Urban
Population % 90.24% 9.76%
Total population 233,587 25,253
Male population 118,705 13,826
Female population 114,882 11,427
Sex ratio 968 826
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 952 959
Child population 48,727 4,135
Literates 137,817 18,042
Average literacy 74.55% 85.43%
Male literacy 75.4% 87.88%
Female literacy 73.68% 82.39%

Child Population - Ribhoi district

According to Census 2011, there were 52,862 children between age 0 to 6 years in Ribhoi district. Out of which 27,074 were male while 25,788 were female.


Working Population - Ribhoi district

In Ribhoi district out of total population, 106,473 were engaged in work activities. 85.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 14.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 106,473 workers engaged in Main Work, 50,955 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 14,216 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 90,875 57,058 33,817
Cultivators 50,955 29,851 21,104
Agriculture Labourer 14,216 8,963 5,253
Household Industries 1,277 523 754
Other Workers 24,427 17,721 6,706
Marginal Workers 15,598 6,813 8,785
Non Working 152,367 68,660 83,707

Ribhoi district Map


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