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

Washim district of Maharashtra has total population of 1,197,160 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 620,302 are males while 576,858 are females. In 2011 there were total 259,464 families residing in Washim district. The Average Sex Ratio of Washim district is 930.

Washim district, Maharashtra

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 17.7% people lives in Urban areas while 82.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.3% while that in the rural areas is 82.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Washim district is 947 while that of Rural areas is 926.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Washim district is 152190 which is 13% of the total population. There are 81686 male children and 70504 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Washim is 863 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (930) of Washim district.

The total literacy rate of Washim district is 83.25%. The male literacy rate is 78.62% and the female literacy rate is 66.26% in Washim district.

Population
1,197,160
Literacy
83.25%
Sex Ratio
930

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

Washim Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 152,190 81,686 70,504
Literacy 83.25% 78.62% 66.26%
Scheduled Caste 229,462 117,867 111,595
Scheduled Tribe 80,471 41,403 39,068
Illiterate 327,243 132,599 194,644

Caste-wise Population - Washim district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 19.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 6.7% of total population in Washim district of Maharashtra.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 229,462 117,867 111,595
Schedule Tribe 80,471 41,403 39,068

Religion-wise Population - Washim district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 859,949 (71.83%) 446,855 413,094
Muslim 142,672 (11.92%) 73,041 69,631
Christian 1,707 (0.14%) 880 827
Sikh 518 (0.04%) 275 243
Buddhist 179,330 (14.98%) 92,343 86,987
Jain 8,476 (0.71%) 4,380 4,096
Other Religion 381 (0.03%) 176 205
No Religion Specified 4,127 (0.34%) 2,352 1,775

Literacy Rate - Washim district

The total literacy rate of Washim district was 83.25% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 82.34% of Maharashtra. Population-wise, out of total 869,917 literates, males were 487,703 while females were 382,214. Also the male literacy rate was 90.55% and the female literacy rate was 75.48% in Washim district.

  Washim district Maharashtra
Female 75.48% 75.87%
Male 90.55% 88.38%
Total 83.25% 82.34%

Sex Ratio - Washim district

The Sex Ratio of Washim district is 930 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 930 females in Washim district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 863 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 930 ) of Washim district.


Population Density - Washim district

The total area of Washim district is 4,898 km2. Thus the density of Washim district is 244 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 80 sq. km. area is under urban region while 4,818 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Washim district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Washim, 17.66% people lived in urban regions while 82.34% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 211,413 out of which 108,575 were males while remaining 102,838 were females. In rural areas of Washim, male population was 511,727 while female population was 474,020.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Washim was 947 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Washim was 878 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Washim were 26,607 which is 12.59% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Washim was 926 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Washim was 860 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Washim for urban regions was 88.29 percent in which males were 92.39% literate while female literacy stood at 84%. The total literate population of Washim was 869,917. Similarly in rural areas of Washim, the average literacy rate was 82.17 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 90.16% and 73.63% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Washim were 706,756.

Rural Urban
Population % 82.34% 17.66%
Total population 985,747 211,413
Male population 511,727 108,575
Female population 474,020 102,838
Sex ratio 926 947
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 860 878
Child population 125,583 26,607
Literates 706,756 163,161
Average literacy 82.17% 88.29%
Male literacy 90.16% 92.39%
Female literacy 73.63% 84%

Child Population - Washim district

According to Census 2011, there were 152,190 children between age 0 to 6 years in Washim district. Out of which 81,686 were male while 70,504 were female.


Working Population - Washim district

In Washim district out of total population, 569,792 were engaged in work activities. 88.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 11.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 569,792 workers engaged in Main Work, 154,583 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 265,060 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 502,755 309,242 193,513
Cultivators 154,583 98,272 56,311
Agriculture Labourer 265,060 144,017 121,043
Household Industries 5,697 3,376 2,321
Other Workers 77,415 63,577 13,838
Marginal Workers 67,037 31,111 35,926
Non Working 627,368 279,949 347,419

Washim district Map


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