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

South West district of Delhi has total population of 2,292,958 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,246,046 are males while 1,046,912 are females. In 2011 there were total 494,439 families residing in South West district. The Average Sex Ratio of South West district is 840.

South West district, Delhi

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 93.7% people lives in Urban areas while 6.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.5% while that in the rural areas is 85%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in South West district is 839 while that of Rural areas is 858.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in South West district is 267989 which is 12% of the total population. There are 145285 male children and 122704 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of South West is 845 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (840) of South West district.

The total literacy rate of South West district is 88.28%. The male literacy rate is 82.28% and the female literacy rate is 72.83% in South West district.

Population
2,292,958
Literacy
88.28%
Sex Ratio
840

To facilitate the administration, South West 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 West Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 267,989 145,285 122,704
Literacy 88.28% 82.28% 72.83%
Scheduled Caste 318,408 170,205 148,203
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 505,269 220,785 284,484

Caste-wise Population - South West district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in South West district of Delhi.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 318,408 170,205 148,203
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - South West district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,102,743 (91.7%) 1,141,018 961,725
Muslim 112,691 (4.91%) 65,491 47,200
Christian 31,226 (1.36%) 15,478 15,748
Sikh 31,692 (1.38%) 16,397 15,295
Buddhist 2,784 (0.12%) 1,461 1,323
Jain 9,215 (0.4%) 4,747 4,468
Other Religion 266 (0.01%) 131 135
No Religion Specified 2,341 (0.1%) 1,323 1,018

Literacy Rate - South West district

The total literacy rate of South West district was 88.28% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 86.21% of Delhi. Population-wise, out of total 1,787,689 literates, males were 1,025,261 while females were 762,428. Also the male literacy rate was 93.14% and the female literacy rate was 82.5% in South West district.

  South West district Delhi
Female 82.5% 80.76%
Male 93.14% 90.94%
Total 88.28% 86.21%

Sex Ratio - South West district

The Sex Ratio of South West district is 840 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 840 females in South West district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 845 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 840 ) of South West district.


Population Density - South West district

The total area of South West district is 421 km2. Thus the density of South West district is 5,446 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 267 sq. km. area is under urban region while 154 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - South West district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of South West, 93.73% people lived in urban regions while 6.27% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 2,149,282 out of which 1,168,704 were males while remaining 980,578 were females. In rural areas of South West, male population was 77,342 while female population was 66,334.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of South West was 839 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in South West was 849 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of South West were 249,088 which is 11.59% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of South West was 858 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in South West was 785 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in South West for urban regions was 88.5 percent in which males were 93.17% literate while female literacy stood at 82.93%. The total literate population of South West was 1,787,689. Similarly in rural areas of South West, the average literacy rate was 84.95 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 92.71% and 76.03% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of South West were 105,998.

Rural Urban
Population % 6.27% 93.73%
Total population 143,676 2,149,282
Male population 77,342 1,168,704
Female population 66,334 980,578
Sex ratio 858 839
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 785 849
Child population 18,901 249,088
Literates 105,998 1,681,691
Average literacy 84.95% 88.5%
Male literacy 92.71% 93.17%
Female literacy 76.03% 82.93%

Child Population - South West district

According to Census 2011, there were 267,989 children between age 0 to 6 years in South West district. Out of which 145,285 were male while 122,704 were female.


Working Population - South West district

In South West district out of total population, 795,352 were engaged in work activities. 94.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 5.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 795,352 workers engaged in Main Work, 7,832 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 5,277 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 749,995 636,474 113,521
Cultivators 7,832 7,089 743
Agriculture Labourer 5,277 4,465 812
Household Industries 16,956 13,830 3,126
Other Workers 719,930 611,090 108,840
Marginal Workers 45,357 31,503 13,854
Non Working 1,497,606 578,069 919,537

South West district Map


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