Uttarkashi District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Uttarakhand) - Census 2011

Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand has total population of 330,086 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 168,597 are males while 161,489 are females. In 2011 there were total 67,602 families residing in Uttarkashi district. The Average Sex Ratio of Uttarkashi district is 958.

Uttarkashi district, Uttarakhand

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 7.4% people lives in Urban areas while 92.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.7% while that in the rural areas is 74.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Uttarkashi district is 838 while that of Rural areas is 968.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Uttarkashi district is 46307 which is 14% of the total population. There are 24165 male children and 22142 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Uttarkashi is 916 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (958) of Uttarkashi district.

The total literacy rate of Uttarkashi district is 75.81%. The male literacy rate is 76.06% and the female literacy rate is 53.8% in Uttarkashi district.

Population
330,086
Literacy
75.81%
Sex Ratio
958

To facilitate the administration, Uttarkashi district is further divided into 6 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Uttarkashi Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 46,307 24,165 22,142
Literacy 75.81% 76.06% 53.8%
Scheduled Caste 80,567 40,833 39,734
Scheduled Tribe 3,512 1,651 1,861
Illiterate 114,960 40,360 74,600

Caste-wise Population - Uttarkashi district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 24.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.1% of total population in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 80,567 40,833 39,734
Schedule Tribe 3,512 1,651 1,861

Religion-wise Population - Uttarkashi district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 324,859 (98.42%) 165,504 159,355
Muslim 3,554 (1.08%) 2,158 1,396
Christian 353 (0.11%) 232 121
Sikh 167 (0.05%) 115 52
Buddhist 563 (0.17%) 290 273
Jain 74 (0.02%) 40 34
Other Religion 105 (0.03%) 53 52
No Religion Specified 411 (0.12%) 205 206

Literacy Rate - Uttarkashi district

The total literacy rate of Uttarkashi district was 75.81% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 78.82% of Uttarakhand. Population-wise, out of total 215,126 literates, males were 128,237 while females were 86,889. Also the male literacy rate was 88.79% and the female literacy rate was 62.35% in Uttarkashi district.

  Uttarkashi district Uttarakhand
Female 62.35% 70.01%
Male 88.79% 87.4%
Total 75.81% 78.82%

Sex Ratio - Uttarkashi district

The Sex Ratio of Uttarkashi district is 958 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 958 females in Uttarkashi district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 916 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 958 ) of Uttarkashi district.


Population Density - Uttarkashi district

The total area of Uttarkashi district is 8,016 km2. Thus the density of Uttarkashi district is 41 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 27 sq. km. area is under urban region while 7,989 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Uttarkashi district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Uttarkashi, 7.36% people lived in urban regions while 92.64% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 24,305 out of which 13,222 were males while remaining 11,083 were females. In rural areas of Uttarkashi, male population was 155,375 while female population was 150,406.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Uttarkashi was 838 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Uttarkashi was 794 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Uttarkashi were 2,644 which is 10.88% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Uttarkashi was 968 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Uttarkashi was 924 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Uttarkashi for urban regions was 88.72 percent in which males were 94.84% literate while female literacy stood at 81.46%. The total literate population of Uttarkashi was 215,126. Similarly in rural areas of Uttarkashi, the average literacy rate was 74.74 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 88.25% and 60.89% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Uttarkashi were 195,909.

Rural Urban
Population % 92.64% 7.36%
Total population 305,781 24,305
Male population 155,375 13,222
Female population 150,406 11,083
Sex ratio 968 838
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 924 794
Child population 43,663 2,644
Literates 195,909 19,217
Average literacy 74.74% 88.72%
Male literacy 88.25% 94.84%
Female literacy 60.89% 81.46%

Child Population - Uttarkashi district

According to Census 2011, there were 46,307 children between age 0 to 6 years in Uttarkashi district. Out of which 24,165 were male while 22,142 were female.


Working Population - Uttarkashi district

In Uttarkashi district out of total population, 157,276 were engaged in work activities. 81.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 157,276 workers engaged in Main Work, 96,836 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2,389 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 128,367 71,598 56,769
Cultivators 96,836 46,589 50,247
Agriculture Labourer 2,389 1,526 863
Household Industries 1,960 1,249 711
Other Workers 27,182 22,234 4,948
Marginal Workers 28,909 12,667 16,242
Non Working 172,810 84,332 88,478

Uttarkashi district Map


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