South Garo Hills District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Meghalaya) - Census 2011

South Garo Hills district of Meghalaya has total population of 142,334 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 73,170 are males while 69,164 are females. In 2011 there were total 24,527 families residing in South Garo Hills district. The Average Sex Ratio of South Garo Hills district is 945.

South Garo Hills district, Meghalaya

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 9.2% people lives in Urban areas while 90.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 89.8% while that in the rural areas is 69.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in South Garo Hills district is 960 while that of Rural areas is 944.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in South Garo Hills district is 27909 which is 20% of the total population. There are 14136 male children and 13773 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of South Garo Hills is 974 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (945) of South Garo Hills district.

The total literacy rate of South Garo Hills district is 71.72%. The male literacy rate is 61.5% and the female literacy rate is 53.58% in South Garo Hills district.

Population
142,334
Literacy
71.72%
Sex Ratio
945

To facilitate the administration, South Garo Hills district is further divided into 4 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

South Garo Hills Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 27,909 14,136 13,773
Literacy 71.72% 61.5% 53.58%
Scheduled Caste 319 188 131
Scheduled Tribe 134,237 68,140 66,097
Illiterate 60,272 28,167 32,105

Caste-wise Population - South Garo Hills district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 94.3% of total population in South Garo Hills district of Meghalaya.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 319 188 131
Schedule Tribe 134,237 68,140 66,097

Religion-wise Population - South Garo Hills district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 7,036 (4.94%) 4,250 2,786
Muslim 1,050 (0.74%) 668 382
Christian 132,984 (93.43%) 67,630 65,354
Sikh 27 (0.02%) 25 2
Buddhist 332 (0.23%) 161 171
Jain 10 (0.01%) 5 5
Other Religion 362 (0.25%) 181 181
No Religion Specified 533 (0.37%) 250 283

Literacy Rate - South Garo Hills district

The total literacy rate of South Garo Hills district was 71.72% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 74.43% of Meghalaya. Population-wise, out of total 82,062 literates, males were 45,003 while females were 37,059. Also the male literacy rate was 76.23% and the female literacy rate was 66.9% in South Garo Hills district.

  South Garo Hills district Meghalaya
Female 66.9% 72.89%
Male 76.23% 75.95%
Total 71.72% 74.43%

Sex Ratio - South Garo Hills district

The Sex Ratio of South Garo Hills district is 945 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 945 females in South Garo Hills district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 974 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 945 ) of South Garo Hills district.


Population Density - South Garo Hills district

The total area of South Garo Hills district is 1,887 km2. Thus the density of South Garo Hills district is 75 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 9 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,878 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - South Garo Hills district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of South Garo Hills, 9.23% people lived in urban regions while 90.77% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 13,131 out of which 6,700 were males while remaining 6,431 were females. In rural areas of South Garo Hills, male population was 66,470 while female population was 62,733.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of South Garo Hills was 960 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in South Garo Hills was 1,010 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of South Garo Hills were 2,231 which is 16.99% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of South Garo Hills was 944 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in South Garo Hills was 971 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in South Garo Hills for urban regions was 89.79 percent in which males were 91.65% literate while female literacy stood at 87.83%. The total literate population of South Garo Hills was 82,062. Similarly in rural areas of South Garo Hills, the average literacy rate was 69.81 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 74.62% and 64.69% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of South Garo Hills were 72,275.

Rural Urban
Population % 90.77% 9.23%
Total population 129,203 13,131
Male population 66,470 6,700
Female population 62,733 6,431
Sex ratio 944 960
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 971 1,010
Child population 25,678 2,231
Literates 72,275 9,787
Average literacy 69.81% 89.79%
Male literacy 74.62% 91.65%
Female literacy 64.69% 87.83%

Child Population - South Garo Hills district

According to Census 2011, there were 27,909 children between age 0 to 6 years in South Garo Hills district. Out of which 14,136 were male while 13,773 were female.


Working Population - South Garo Hills district

In South Garo Hills district out of total population, 53,069 were engaged in work activities. 72.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 27.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 53,069 workers engaged in Main Work, 22,068 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2,781 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 38,397 26,435 11,962
Cultivators 22,068 13,935 8,133
Agriculture Labourer 2,781 1,842 939
Household Industries 464 316 148
Other Workers 13,084 10,342 2,742
Marginal Workers 14,672 6,391 8,281
Non Working 89,265 40,344 48,921

South Garo Hills district Map


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