Sonbhadra District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Uttar Pradesh) - Census 2011

Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh has total population of 1,862,559 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 971,344 are males while 891,215 are females. In 2011 there were total 333,174 families residing in Sonbhadra district. The Average Sex Ratio of Sonbhadra district is 918.

Sonbhadra district, Uttar Pradesh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 16.9% people lives in Urban areas while 83.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84.3% while that in the rural areas is 59.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Sonbhadra district is 871 while that of Rural areas is 927.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sonbhadra district is 323092 which is 17% of the total population. There are 167870 male children and 155222 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sonbhadra is 925 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (918) of Sonbhadra district.

The total literacy rate of Sonbhadra district is 64.03%. The male literacy rate is 61.97% and the female literacy rate is 43.06% in Sonbhadra district.

Population
1,862,559
Literacy
64.03%
Sex Ratio
918

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

Sonbhadra Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 323,092 167,870 155,222
Literacy 64.03% 61.97% 43.06%
Scheduled Caste 421,661 218,996 202,665
Scheduled Tribe 385,018 197,825 187,193
Illiterate 876,851 369,356 507,495

Caste-wise Population - Sonbhadra district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 22.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 20.7% of total population in Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 421,661 218,996 202,665
Schedule Tribe 385,018 197,825 187,193

Religion-wise Population - Sonbhadra district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,738,769 (93.35%) 907,284 831,485
Muslim 103,567 (5.56%) 53,764 49,803
Christian 3,963 (0.21%) 1,998 1,965
Sikh 1,649 (0.09%) 889 760
Buddhist 1,747 (0.09%) 901 846
Jain 487 (0.03%) 267 220
Other Religion 1,907 (0.1%) 950 957
No Religion Specified 10,470 (0.56%) 5,291 5,179

Literacy Rate - Sonbhadra district

The total literacy rate of Sonbhadra district was 64.03% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 67.68% of Uttar Pradesh. Population-wise, out of total 985,708 literates, males were 601,988 while females were 383,720. Also the male literacy rate was 74.92% and the female literacy rate was 52.14% in Sonbhadra district.

  Sonbhadra district Uttar Pradesh
Female 52.14% 57.18%
Male 74.92% 77.28%
Total 64.03% 67.68%

Sex Ratio - Sonbhadra district

The Sex Ratio of Sonbhadra district is 918 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 918 females in Sonbhadra district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 925 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 918 ) of Sonbhadra district.


Population Density - Sonbhadra district

The total area of Sonbhadra district is 6,905 km2. Thus the density of Sonbhadra district is 270 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 125 sq. km. area is under urban region while 6,780 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Sonbhadra district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Sonbhadra, 16.88% people lived in urban regions while 83.12% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 314,342 out of which 167,999 were males while remaining 146,343 were females. In rural areas of Sonbhadra, male population was 803,345 while female population was 744,872.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Sonbhadra was 871 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Sonbhadra was 868 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Sonbhadra were 38,169 which is 12.14% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Sonbhadra was 927 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Sonbhadra was 933 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Sonbhadra for urban regions was 84.31 percent in which males were 90.73% literate while female literacy stood at 76.93%. The total literate population of Sonbhadra was 985,708. Similarly in rural areas of Sonbhadra, the average literacy rate was 59.6 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 71.37% and 46.89% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Sonbhadra were 752,876.

Rural Urban
Population % 83.12% 16.88%
Total population 1,548,217 314,342
Male population 803,345 167,999
Female population 744,872 146,343
Sex ratio 927 871
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 933 868
Child population 284,923 38,169
Literates 752,876 232,832
Average literacy 59.6% 84.31%
Male literacy 71.37% 90.73%
Female literacy 46.89% 76.93%

Child Population - Sonbhadra district

According to Census 2011, there were 323,092 children between age 0 to 6 years in Sonbhadra district. Out of which 167,870 were male while 155,222 were female.


Working Population - Sonbhadra district

In Sonbhadra district out of total population, 730,399 were engaged in work activities. 54.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 45.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 730,399 workers engaged in Main Work, 101,592 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 147,315 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 397,196 293,517 103,679
Cultivators 101,592 77,751 23,841
Agriculture Labourer 147,315 91,924 55,391
Household Industries 14,505 10,142 4,363
Other Workers 133,784 113,700 20,084
Marginal Workers 333,203 170,094 163,109
Non Working 1,132,160 507,733 624,427

Sonbhadra district Map


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