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

Simdega district of Jharkhand has total population of 599,578 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 300,309 are males while 299,269 are females. In 2011 there were total 118,288 families residing in Simdega district. The Average Sex Ratio of Simdega district is 997.

Simdega district, Jharkhand

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 7.2% people lives in Urban areas while 92.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85.5% while that in the rural areas is 66.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Simdega district is 962 while that of Rural areas is 999.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Simdega district is 94414 which is 16% of the total population. There are 47962 male children and 46452 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Simdega is 969 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (997) of Simdega district.

The total literacy rate of Simdega district is 67.99%. The male literacy rate is 63.93% and the female literacy rate is 50.62% in Simdega district.

Population
599,578
Literacy
67.99%
Sex Ratio
997

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

Simdega Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 94,414 47,962 46,452
Literacy 67.99% 63.93% 50.62%
Scheduled Caste 44,674 22,150 22,524
Scheduled Tribe 424,407 211,546 212,861
Illiterate 256,095 108,318 147,777

Caste-wise Population - Simdega district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 7.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 70.8% of total population in Simdega district of Jharkhand.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 44,674 22,150 22,524
Schedule Tribe 424,407 211,546 212,861

Religion-wise Population - Simdega district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 201,524 (33.61%) 101,542 99,982
Muslim 15,103 (2.52%) 7,813 7,290
Christian 306,601 (51.14%) 152,593 154,008
Sikh 51 (0.01%) 26 25
Buddhist 753 (0.13%) 397 356
Jain 114 (0.02%) 59 55
Other Religion 73,930 (12.33%) 37,087 36,843
No Religion Specified 1,502 (0.25%) 792 710

Literacy Rate - Simdega district

The total literacy rate of Simdega district was 67.99% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 66.41% of Jharkhand. Population-wise, out of total 343,483 literates, males were 191,991 while females were 151,492. Also the male literacy rate was 76.08% and the female literacy rate was 59.92% in Simdega district.

  Simdega district Jharkhand
Female 59.92% 55.42%
Male 76.08% 76.84%
Total 67.99% 66.41%

Sex Ratio - Simdega district

The Sex Ratio of Simdega district is 997 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 997 females in Simdega district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 969 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 997 ) of Simdega district.


Population Density - Simdega district

The total area of Simdega district is 3,774 km2. Thus the density of Simdega district is 159 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 36 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,738 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Simdega district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Simdega, 7.16% people lived in urban regions while 92.84% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 42,944 out of which 21,884 were males while remaining 21,060 were females. In rural areas of Simdega, male population was 278,425 while female population was 278,209.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Simdega was 962 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Simdega was 976 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Simdega were 5,421 which is 12.62% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Simdega was 999 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Simdega was 968 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Simdega for urban regions was 85.46 percent in which males were 89.22% literate while female literacy stood at 81.54%. The total literate population of Simdega was 343,483. Similarly in rural areas of Simdega, the average literacy rate was 66.59 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 75% and 58.23% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Simdega were 311,416.

Rural Urban
Population % 92.84% 7.16%
Total population 556,634 42,944
Male population 278,425 21,884
Female population 278,209 21,060
Sex ratio 999 962
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 968 976
Child population 88,993 5,421
Literates 311,416 32,067
Average literacy 66.59% 85.46%
Male literacy 75% 89.22%
Female literacy 58.23% 81.54%

Child Population - Simdega district

According to Census 2011, there were 94,414 children between age 0 to 6 years in Simdega district. Out of which 47,962 were male while 46,452 were female.


Working Population - Simdega district

In Simdega district out of total population, 288,645 were engaged in work activities. 53.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 46.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 288,645 workers engaged in Main Work, 96,004 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 29,589 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 155,510 105,703 49,807
Cultivators 96,004 67,365 28,639
Agriculture Labourer 29,589 17,064 12,525
Household Industries 5,284 3,249 2,035
Other Workers 24,633 18,025 6,608
Marginal Workers 133,135 54,164 78,971
Non Working 310,933 140,442 170,491

Simdega district Map


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