Wardha District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Maharashtra) - Census 2011

Wardha district of Maharashtra has total population of 1,300,774 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 668,385 are males while 632,389 are females. In 2011 there were total 309,846 families residing in Wardha district. The Average Sex Ratio of Wardha district is 946.

Wardha district, Maharashtra

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 32.5% people lives in Urban areas while 67.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 92.6% while that in the rural areas is 84.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Wardha district is 955 while that of Rural areas is 942.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Wardha district is 128901 which is 10% of the total population. There are 67187 male children and 61714 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Wardha is 919 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (946) of Wardha district.

The total literacy rate of Wardha district is 86.99%. The male literacy rate is 82.68% and the female literacy rate is 73.82% in Wardha district.

Population
1,300,774
Literacy
86.99%
Sex Ratio
946

To facilitate the administration, Wardha district is further divided into 8 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Wardha Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 128,901 67,187 61,714
Literacy 86.99% 82.68% 73.82%
Scheduled Caste 188,830 96,569 92,261
Scheduled Tribe 149,507 76,698 72,809
Illiterate 281,316 115,768 165,548

Caste-wise Population - Wardha district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 11.5% of total population in Wardha district of Maharashtra.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 188,830 96,569 92,261
Schedule Tribe 149,507 76,698 72,809

Religion-wise Population - Wardha district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,057,096 (81.27%) 543,626 513,470
Muslim 53,854 (4.14%) 27,576 26,278
Christian 2,696 (0.21%) 1,275 1,421
Sikh 2,147 (0.17%) 1,127 1,020
Buddhist 175,417 (13.49%) 89,855 85,562
Jain 5,663 (0.44%) 2,892 2,771
Other Religion 2,254 (0.17%) 1,134 1,120
No Religion Specified 1,647 (0.13%) 900 747

Literacy Rate - Wardha district

The total literacy rate of Wardha district was 86.99% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 82.34% of Maharashtra. Population-wise, out of total 1,019,458 literates, males were 552,617 while females were 466,841. Also the male literacy rate was 91.92% and the female literacy rate was 81.81% in Wardha district.

  Wardha district Maharashtra
Female 81.81% 75.87%
Male 91.92% 88.38%
Total 86.99% 82.34%

Sex Ratio - Wardha district

The Sex Ratio of Wardha district is 946 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 946 females in Wardha district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 919 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 946 ) of Wardha district.


Population Density - Wardha district

The total area of Wardha district is 6,309 km2. Thus the density of Wardha district is 206 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 89 sq. km. area is under urban region while 6,220 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Wardha district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Wardha, 32.54% people lived in urban regions while 67.46% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 423,300 out of which 216,511 were males while remaining 206,789 were females. In rural areas of Wardha, male population was 451,874 while female population was 425,600.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Wardha was 955 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Wardha was 902 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Wardha were 40,677 which is 9.61% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Wardha was 942 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Wardha was 926 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Wardha for urban regions was 92.62 percent in which males were 96.05% literate while female literacy stood at 89.04%. The total literate population of Wardha was 1,019,458. Similarly in rural areas of Wardha, the average literacy rate was 84.27 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 89.93% and 78.26% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Wardha were 665,082.

Rural Urban
Population % 67.46% 32.54%
Total population 877,474 423,300
Male population 451,874 216,511
Female population 425,600 206,789
Sex ratio 942 955
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 926 902
Child population 88,224 40,677
Literates 665,082 354,376
Average literacy 84.27% 92.62%
Male literacy 89.93% 96.05%
Female literacy 78.26% 89.04%

Child Population - Wardha district

According to Census 2011, there were 128,901 children between age 0 to 6 years in Wardha district. Out of which 67,187 were male while 61,714 were female.


Working Population - Wardha district

In Wardha district out of total population, 608,235 were engaged in work activities. 87.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 12.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 608,235 workers engaged in Main Work, 124,563 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 233,609 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 529,623 357,852 171,771
Cultivators 124,563 89,599 34,964
Agriculture Labourer 233,609 126,301 107,308
Household Industries 11,070 8,144 2,926
Other Workers 160,381 133,808 26,573
Marginal Workers 78,612 34,464 44,148
Non Working 692,539 276,069 416,470

Wardha district Map


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