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

Solapur district of Maharashtra has total population of 4,317,756 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 2,227,852 are males while 2,089,904 are females. In 2011 there were total 873,167 families residing in Solapur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Solapur district is 938.

Solapur district, Maharashtra

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 32.4% people lives in Urban areas while 67.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 83.1% while that in the rural areas is 74.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Solapur district is 972 while that of Rural areas is 922.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Solapur district is 538453 which is 12% of the total population. There are 285879 male children and 252574 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Solapur is 883 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (938) of Solapur district.

The total literacy rate of Solapur district is 77.02%. The male literacy rate is 74.12% and the female literacy rate is 60.26% in Solapur district.

Population
4,317,756
Literacy
77.02%
Sex Ratio
938

To facilitate the administration, Solapur district is further divided into 11 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Solapur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 538,453 285,879 252,574
Literacy 77.02% 74.12% 60.26%
Scheduled Caste 649,745 331,960 317,785
Scheduled Tribe 77,592 39,785 37,807
Illiterate 1,407,080 576,586 830,494

Caste-wise Population - Solapur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.8% of total population in Solapur district of Maharashtra.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 649,745 331,960 317,785
Schedule Tribe 77,592 39,785 37,807

Religion-wise Population - Solapur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 3,795,424 (87.9%) 1,962,275 1,833,149
Muslim 441,254 (10.22%) 223,956 217,298
Christian 9,882 (0.23%) 4,939 4,943
Sikh 1,279 (0.03%) 652 627
Buddhist 35,497 (0.82%) 17,968 17,529
Jain 28,134 (0.65%) 14,635 13,499
Other Religion 568 (0.01%) 282 286
No Religion Specified 5,718 (0.13%) 3,145 2,573

Literacy Rate - Solapur district

The total literacy rate of Solapur district was 77.02% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 82.34% of Maharashtra. Population-wise, out of total 2,910,676 literates, males were 1,651,266 while females were 1,259,410. Also the male literacy rate was 85.03% and the female literacy rate was 68.55% in Solapur district.

  Solapur district Maharashtra
Female 68.55% 75.87%
Male 85.03% 88.38%
Total 77.02% 82.34%

Sex Ratio - Solapur district

The Sex Ratio of Solapur district is 938 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 938 females in Solapur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 883 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 938 ) of Solapur district.


Population Density - Solapur district

The total area of Solapur district is 14,895 km2. Thus the density of Solapur district is 290 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 363 sq. km. area is under urban region while 14,532 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Solapur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Solapur, 32.4% people lived in urban regions while 67.6% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 1,399,091 out of which 709,509 were males while remaining 689,582 were females. In rural areas of Solapur, male population was 1,518,343 while female population was 1,400,322.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Solapur was 972 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Solapur was 907 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Solapur were 162,125 which is 11.59% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Solapur was 922 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Solapur was 874 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Solapur for urban regions was 83.1 percent in which males were 89.7% literate while female literacy stood at 76.36%. The total literate population of Solapur was 2,910,676. Similarly in rural areas of Solapur, the average literacy rate was 74.06 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 82.82% and 64.64% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Solapur were 1,882,788.

Rural Urban
Population % 67.6% 32.4%
Total population 2,918,665 1,399,091
Male population 1,518,343 709,509
Female population 1,400,322 689,582
Sex ratio 922 972
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 874 907
Child population 376,328 162,125
Literates 1,882,788 1,027,888
Average literacy 74.06% 83.1%
Male literacy 82.82% 89.7%
Female literacy 64.64% 76.36%

Child Population - Solapur district

According to Census 2011, there were 538,453 children between age 0 to 6 years in Solapur district. Out of which 285,879 were male while 252,574 were female.


Working Population - Solapur district

In Solapur district out of total population, 1,898,395 were engaged in work activities. 92.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 7.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,898,395 workers engaged in Main Work, 607,657 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 508,141 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,763,175 1,148,937 614,238
Cultivators 607,657 400,723 206,934
Agriculture Labourer 508,141 261,052 247,089
Household Industries 63,585 24,250 39,335
Other Workers 583,792 462,912 120,880
Marginal Workers 135,220 57,996 77,224
Non Working 2,419,361 1,020,919 1,398,442

Solapur district Map


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