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

South Goa district of Goa has total population of 640,537 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 322,463 are males while 318,074 are females. In 2011 there were total 151,845 families residing in South Goa district. The Average Sex Ratio of South Goa district is 986.

South Goa district, Goa

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 64.6% people lives in Urban areas while 35.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 89.1% while that in the rural areas is 84.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in South Goa district is 961 while that of Rural areas is 1,034.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in South Goa district is 66906 which is 10% of the total population. There are 34379 male children and 32527 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of South Goa is 946 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (986) of South Goa district.

The total literacy rate of South Goa district is 87.59%. The male literacy rate is 81.9% and the female literacy rate is 74.93% in South Goa district.

Population
640,537
Literacy
87.59%
Sex Ratio
986

To facilitate the administration, South Goa district is further divided into 5 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

South Goa Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 66,906 34,379 32,527
Literacy 87.59% 81.9% 74.93%
Scheduled Caste 7,843 3,915 3,928
Scheduled Tribe 92,669 45,124 47,545
Illiterate 138,110 58,378 79,732

Caste-wise Population - South Goa district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 1.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 14.5% of total population in South Goa district of Goa.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 7,843 3,915 3,928
Schedule Tribe 92,669 45,124 47,545

Religion-wise Population - South Goa district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 341,664 (53.34%) 179,051 162,613
Muslim 63,623 (9.93%) 33,077 30,546
Christian 231,961 (36.21%) 108,534 123,427
Sikh 855 (0.13%) 495 360
Buddhist 542 (0.08%) 290 252
Jain 563 (0.09%) 289 274
Other Religion 92 (0.01%) 56 36
No Religion Specified 1,237 (0.19%) 671 566

Literacy Rate - South Goa district

The total literacy rate of South Goa district was 87.59% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 88.7% of Goa. Population-wise, out of total 502,427 literates, males were 264,085 while females were 238,342. Also the male literacy rate was 91.67% and the female literacy rate was 83.47% in South Goa district.

  South Goa district Goa
Female 83.47% 84.66%
Male 91.67% 92.65%
Total 87.59% 88.7%

Sex Ratio - South Goa district

The Sex Ratio of South Goa district is 986 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 986 females in South Goa district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 946 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 986 ) of South Goa district.


Population Density - South Goa district

The total area of South Goa district is 1,966 km2. Thus the density of South Goa district is 326 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 299 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,667 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - South Goa district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of South Goa, 64.59% people lived in urban regions while 35.41% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 413,733 out of which 210,935 were males while remaining 202,798 were females. In rural areas of South Goa, male population was 111,528 while female population was 115,276.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of South Goa was 961 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in South Goa was 940 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of South Goa were 43,627 which is 10.54% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of South Goa was 1,034 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in South Goa was 958 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in South Goa for urban regions was 89.11 percent in which males were 92.61% literate while female literacy stood at 85.47%. The total literate population of South Goa was 502,427. Similarly in rural areas of South Goa, the average literacy rate was 84.83 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 89.89% and 79.98% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of South Goa were 172,644.

Rural Urban
Population % 35.41% 64.59%
Total population 226,804 413,733
Male population 111,528 210,935
Female population 115,276 202,798
Sex ratio 1,034 961
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 958 940
Child population 23,279 43,627
Literates 172,644 329,783
Average literacy 84.83% 89.11%
Male literacy 89.89% 92.61%
Female literacy 79.98% 85.47%

Child Population - South Goa district

According to Census 2011, there were 66,906 children between age 0 to 6 years in South Goa district. Out of which 34,379 were male while 32,527 were female.


Working Population - South Goa district

In South Goa district out of total population, 249,590 were engaged in work activities. 82.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 17.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 249,590 workers engaged in Main Work, 12,908 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 5,515 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 206,616 154,877 51,739
Cultivators 12,908 8,045 4,863
Agriculture Labourer 5,515 3,037 2,478
Household Industries 4,266 3,161 1,105
Other Workers 183,927 140,634 43,293
Marginal Workers 42,974 25,534 17,440
Non Working 390,947 142,052 248,895

South Goa district Map


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