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

Sangli district of Maharashtra has total population of 2,822,143 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,435,728 are males while 1,386,415 are females. In 2011 there were total 598,386 families residing in Sangli district. The Average Sex Ratio of Sangli district is 966.

Sangli district, Maharashtra

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 25.5% people lives in Urban areas while 74.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86.2% while that in the rural areas is 79.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Sangli district is 973 while that of Rural areas is 963.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sangli district is 306777 which is 11% of the total population. There are 164355 male children and 142422 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sangli is 867 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (966) of Sangli district.

The total literacy rate of Sangli district is 81.48%. The male literacy rate is 78.12% and the female literacy rate is 66.93% in Sangli district.

Population
2,822,143
Literacy
81.48%
Sex Ratio
966

To facilitate the administration, Sangli district is further divided into 10 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Sangli Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 306,777 164,355 142,422
Literacy 81.48% 78.12% 66.93%
Scheduled Caste 353,093 177,108 175,985
Scheduled Tribe 18,333 9,406 8,927
Illiterate 772,676 314,178 458,498

Caste-wise Population - Sangli district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.6% of total population in Sangli district of Maharashtra.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 353,093 177,108 175,985
Schedule Tribe 18,333 9,406 8,927

Religion-wise Population - Sangli district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,440,312 (86.47%) 1,242,390 1,197,922
Muslim 239,607 (8.49%) 120,693 118,914
Christian 9,098 (0.32%) 4,409 4,689
Sikh 1,260 (0.04%) 648 612
Buddhist 38,210 (1.35%) 18,922 19,288
Jain 87,453 (3.1%) 45,284 42,169
Other Religion 769 (0.03%) 418 351
No Religion Specified 5,434 (0.19%) 2,964 2,470

Literacy Rate - Sangli district

The total literacy rate of Sangli district was 81.48% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 82.34% of Maharashtra. Population-wise, out of total 2,049,467 literates, males were 1,121,550 while females were 927,917. Also the male literacy rate was 88.22% and the female literacy rate was 74.59% in Sangli district.

  Sangli district Maharashtra
Female 74.59% 75.87%
Male 88.22% 88.38%
Total 81.48% 82.34%

Sex Ratio - Sangli district

The Sex Ratio of Sangli district is 966 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 966 females in Sangli district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 867 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 966 ) of Sangli district.


Population Density - Sangli district

The total area of Sangli district is 8,572 km2. Thus the density of Sangli district is 329 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 354 sq. km. area is under urban region while 8,218 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Sangli district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Sangli, 25.49% people lived in urban regions while 74.51% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 719,357 out of which 364,604 were males while remaining 354,753 were females. In rural areas of Sangli, male population was 1,071,124 while female population was 1,031,662.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Sangli was 973 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Sangli was 889 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Sangli were 76,494 which is 10.63% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Sangli was 963 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Sangli was 859 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Sangli for urban regions was 86.24 percent in which males were 90.63% literate while female literacy stood at 81.76%. The total literate population of Sangli was 2,049,467. Similarly in rural areas of Sangli, the average literacy rate was 79.84 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 87.39% and 72.12% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Sangli were 1,495,094.

Rural Urban
Population % 74.51% 25.49%
Total population 2,102,786 719,357
Male population 1,071,124 364,604
Female population 1,031,662 354,753
Sex ratio 963 973
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 859 889
Child population 230,283 76,494
Literates 1,495,094 554,373
Average literacy 79.84% 86.24%
Male literacy 87.39% 90.63%
Female literacy 72.12% 81.76%

Child Population - Sangli district

According to Census 2011, there were 306,777 children between age 0 to 6 years in Sangli district. Out of which 164,355 were male while 142,422 were female.


Working Population - Sangli district

In Sangli district out of total population, 1,215,104 were engaged in work activities. 88.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 11.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,215,104 workers engaged in Main Work, 432,058 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 245,826 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,074,948 749,251 325,697
Cultivators 432,058 316,511 115,547
Agriculture Labourer 245,826 128,480 117,346
Household Industries 32,685 17,605 15,080
Other Workers 364,379 286,655 77,724
Marginal Workers 140,156 50,963 89,193
Non Working 1,607,039 635,514 971,525

Sangli district Map


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