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

West district of Delhi has total population of 2,543,243 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,356,240 are males while 1,187,003 are females. In 2011 there were total 533,221 families residing in West district. The Average Sex Ratio of West district is 875.

West district, Delhi

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 99.7% people lives in Urban areas while 0.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 87% while that in the rural areas is 81%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in West district is 875 while that of Rural areas is 914.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in West district is 288421 which is 11% of the total population. There are 154088 male children and 134333 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of West is 872 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (875) of West district.

The total literacy rate of West district is 86.98%. The male literacy rate is 80.66% and the female literacy rate is 73.06% in West district.

Population
2,543,243
Literacy
86.98%
Sex Ratio
875

To facilitate the administration, 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.

West Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 288,421 154,088 134,333
Literacy 86.98% 80.66% 73.06%
Scheduled Caste 376,472 200,098 176,374
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 582,064 262,307 319,757

Caste-wise Population - West district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in West district of Delhi.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 376,472 200,098 176,374
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - West district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,087,294 (82.07%) 1,115,285 972,009
Muslim 149,807 (5.89%) 83,674 66,133
Christian 18,337 (0.72%) 8,854 9,483
Sikh 271,752 (10.69%) 139,971 131,781
Buddhist 1,993 (0.08%) 1,035 958
Jain 11,322 (0.45%) 5,828 5,494
Other Religion 273 (0.01%) 156 117
No Religion Specified 2,465 (0.1%) 1,437 1,028

Literacy Rate - West district

The total literacy rate of West district was 86.98% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 86.21% of Delhi. Population-wise, out of total 1,961,179 literates, males were 1,093,933 while females were 867,246. Also the male literacy rate was 91% and the female literacy rate was 82.39% in West district.

  West district Delhi
Female 82.39% 80.76%
Male 91% 90.94%
Total 86.98% 86.21%

Sex Ratio - West district

The Sex Ratio of West district is 875 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 875 females in West district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 872 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 875 ) of West district.


Population Density - West district

The total area of West district is 130 km2. Thus the density of West district is 19,563 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 123 sq. km. area is under urban region while 7 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - West district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of West, 99.75% people lived in urban regions while 0.25% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 2,536,823 out of which 1,352,885 were males while remaining 1,183,938 were females. In rural areas of West, male population was 3,355 while female population was 3,065.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of West was 875 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in West was 872 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of West were 287,490 which is 11.33% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of West was 914 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in West was 787 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in West for urban regions was 86.99 percent in which males were 91% literate while female literacy stood at 82.41%. The total literate population of West was 1,961,179. Similarly in rural areas of West, the average literacy rate was 81.03 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 90.44% and 71% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of West were 4,448.

Rural Urban
Population % 0.25% 99.75%
Total population 6,420 2,536,823
Male population 3,355 1,352,885
Female population 3,065 1,183,938
Sex ratio 914 875
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 787 872
Child population 931 287,490
Literates 4,448 1,956,731
Average literacy 81.03% 86.99%
Male literacy 90.44% 91%
Female literacy 71% 82.41%

Child Population - West district

According to Census 2011, there were 288,421 children between age 0 to 6 years in West district. Out of which 154,088 were male while 134,333 were female.


Working Population - West district

In West district out of total population, 874,320 were engaged in work activities. 96% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 874,320 workers engaged in Main Work, 2,433 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 3,725 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 839,621 708,262 131,359
Cultivators 2,433 2,093 340
Agriculture Labourer 3,725 3,105 620
Household Industries 27,623 23,909 3,714
Other Workers 805,840 679,155 126,685
Marginal Workers 34,699 24,336 10,363
Non Working 1,668,923 623,642 1,045,281

West district Map


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