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

Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra has total population of 849,651 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 417,332 are males while 432,319 are females. In 2011 there were total 209,839 families residing in Sindhudurg district. The Average Sex Ratio of Sindhudurg district is 1,036.

Sindhudurg district, Maharashtra

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 12.6% people lives in Urban areas while 87.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 92.1% while that in the rural areas is 84.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Sindhudurg district is 979 while that of Rural areas is 1,044.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sindhudurg district is 71193 which is 8% of the total population. There are 37034 male children and 34159 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sindhudurg is 922 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,036) of Sindhudurg district.

The total literacy rate of Sindhudurg district is 85.56%. The male literacy rate is 83.46% and the female literacy rate is 73.51% in Sindhudurg district.

Population
849,651
Literacy
85.56%
Sex Ratio
1,036

To facilitate the administration, Sindhudurg district is further divided into 8 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Sindhudurg Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 71,193 37,034 34,159
Literacy 85.56% 83.46% 73.51%
Scheduled Caste 55,586 26,830 28,756
Scheduled Tribe 6,976 3,575 3,401
Illiterate 183,584 69,043 114,541

Caste-wise Population - Sindhudurg district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.8% of total population in Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 55,586 26,830 28,756
Schedule Tribe 6,976 3,575 3,401

Religion-wise Population - Sindhudurg district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 780,384 (91.85%) 383,625 396,759
Muslim 26,264 (3.09%) 13,135 13,129
Christian 15,471 (1.82%) 7,396 8,075
Sikh 219 (0.03%) 126 93
Buddhist 24,762 (2.91%) 11,685 13,077
Jain 1,046 (0.12%) 546 500
Other Religion 53 (0.01%) 36 17
No Religion Specified 1,452 (0.17%) 783 669

Literacy Rate - Sindhudurg district

The total literacy rate of Sindhudurg district was 85.56% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 82.34% of Maharashtra. Population-wise, out of total 666,067 literates, males were 348,289 while females were 317,778. Also the male literacy rate was 91.58% and the female literacy rate was 79.81% in Sindhudurg district.

  Sindhudurg district Maharashtra
Female 79.81% 75.87%
Male 91.58% 88.38%
Total 85.56% 82.34%

Sex Ratio - Sindhudurg district

The Sex Ratio of Sindhudurg district is 1,036 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,036 females in Sindhudurg district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 922 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,036 ) of Sindhudurg district.


Population Density - Sindhudurg district

The total area of Sindhudurg district is 5,207 km2. Thus the density of Sindhudurg district is 163 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 64 sq. km. area is under urban region while 5,143 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Sindhudurg district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Sindhudurg, 12.59% people lived in urban regions while 87.41% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 107,006 out of which 54,064 were males while remaining 52,942 were females. In rural areas of Sindhudurg, male population was 363,268 while female population was 379,377.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Sindhudurg was 979 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Sindhudurg was 897 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Sindhudurg were 9,478 which is 8.86% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Sindhudurg was 1,044 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Sindhudurg was 926 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Sindhudurg for urban regions was 92.07 percent in which males were 94.11% literate while female literacy stood at 90%. The total literate population of Sindhudurg was 666,067. Similarly in rural areas of Sindhudurg, the average literacy rate was 84.63 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 91.21% and 78.4% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Sindhudurg were 576,273.

Rural Urban
Population % 87.41% 12.59%
Total population 742,645 107,006
Male population 363,268 54,064
Female population 379,377 52,942
Sex ratio 1,044 979
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 926 897
Child population 61,715 9,478
Literates 576,273 89,794
Average literacy 84.63% 92.07%
Male literacy 91.21% 94.11%
Female literacy 78.4% 90%

Child Population - Sindhudurg district

According to Census 2011, there were 71,193 children between age 0 to 6 years in Sindhudurg district. Out of which 37,034 were male while 34,159 were female.


Working Population - Sindhudurg district

In Sindhudurg district out of total population, 347,178 were engaged in work activities. 65.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 34.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 347,178 workers engaged in Main Work, 82,966 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 36,543 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 226,538 164,740 61,798
Cultivators 82,966 55,940 27,026
Agriculture Labourer 36,543 24,653 11,890
Household Industries 5,613 4,155 1,458
Other Workers 101,416 79,992 21,424
Marginal Workers 120,640 64,936 55,704
Non Working 502,473 187,656 314,817

Sindhudurg district Map


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