South District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Delhi) - Census 2011

South district of Delhi has total population of 2,731,929 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,467,428 are males while 1,264,501 are females. In 2011 there were total 574,133 families residing in South district. The Average Sex Ratio of South district is 862.

South district, Delhi

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 99.6% people lives in Urban areas while 0.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86.6% while that in the rural areas is 78.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in South district is 862 while that of Rural areas is 788.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in South district is 331043 which is 12% of the total population. There are 175592 male children and 155451 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of South is 885 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (862) of South district.

The total literacy rate of South district is 86.57%. The male literacy rate is 80.76% and the female literacy rate is 70.65% in South district.

Population
2,731,929
Literacy
86.57%
Sex Ratio
862

To facilitate the administration, South 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.

South Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 331,043 175,592 155,451
Literacy 86.57% 80.76% 70.65%
Scheduled Caste 422,926 223,199 199,727
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 653,527 282,392 371,135

Caste-wise Population - South district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in South district of Delhi.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 422,926 223,199 199,727
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - South district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,155,759 (78.91%) 1,158,329 997,430
Muslim 445,914 (16.32%) 243,402 202,512
Christian 41,880 (1.53%) 20,134 21,746
Sikh 69,520 (2.54%) 35,867 33,653
Buddhist 3,862 (0.14%) 1,958 1,904
Jain 11,020 (0.4%) 5,561 5,459
Other Religion 645 (0.02%) 324 321
No Religion Specified 3,329 (0.12%) 1,853 1,476

Literacy Rate - South district

The total literacy rate of South district was 86.57% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 86.21% of Delhi. Population-wise, out of total 2,078,402 literates, males were 1,185,036 while females were 893,366. Also the male literacy rate was 91.73% and the female literacy rate was 80.55% in South district.

  South district Delhi
Female 80.55% 80.76%
Male 91.73% 90.94%
Total 86.57% 86.21%

Sex Ratio - South district

The Sex Ratio of South district is 862 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 862 females in South district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 885 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 862 ) of South district.


Population Density - South district

The total area of South district is 247 km2. Thus the density of South district is 11,060 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 234 sq. km. area is under urban region while 13 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - South district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of South, 99.55% people lived in urban regions while 0.45% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 2,719,736 out of which 1,460,609 were males while remaining 1,259,127 were females. In rural areas of South, male population was 6,819 while female population was 5,374.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of South was 862 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in South was 885 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of South were 329,246 which is 12.11% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of South was 788 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in South was 928 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in South for urban regions was 86.6 percent in which males were 91.76% literate while female literacy stood at 80.6%. The total literate population of South was 2,078,402. Similarly in rural areas of South, the average literacy rate was 78.26 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 85.54% and 68.75% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of South were 8,136.

Rural Urban
Population % 0.45% 99.55%
Total population 12,193 2,719,736
Male population 6,819 1,460,609
Female population 5,374 1,259,127
Sex ratio 788 862
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 928 885
Child population 1,797 329,246
Literates 8,136 2,070,266
Average literacy 78.26% 86.6%
Male literacy 85.54% 91.76%
Female literacy 68.75% 80.6%

Child Population - South district

According to Census 2011, there were 331,043 children between age 0 to 6 years in South district. Out of which 175,592 were male while 155,451 were female.


Working Population - South district

In South district out of total population, 924,393 were engaged in work activities. 94% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 924,393 workers engaged in Main Work, 2,314 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 4,958 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 869,086 735,535 133,551
Cultivators 2,314 1,989 325
Agriculture Labourer 4,958 4,093 865
Household Industries 23,054 19,634 3,420
Other Workers 838,760 709,819 128,941
Marginal Workers 55,307 40,057 15,250
Non Working 1,807,536 691,836 1,115,700

South district Map


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