As per the Census 2011, the total Population of Gujarat is 6.04 Cr. Thus the population of Gujarat forms 4.99 percent of India in 2011. Gujarat has total population of 60,439,692 in which males were 31,491,260 while females were 28,948,432.
Total area of Gujarat is 196,244 square km. Thus the population Density of Gujarat is 308 per square km which is lower than national average 382 per square km.
The total literacy rate of Gujarat is 78.03% which is greater than average literacy rate 72.98% of India. Also the male literacy rate is 85.75% and the female literacy rate is 69.68% in Gujarat.
The average sex ration is the number of females per 1000 males. As per the Census 2011, the Average Sex Ration of Gujarat is 919 which is above than national average of 943 females per 1000 males. Also the child sex ration (age less than 6 years) of Gujarat is at 890 which is lower than 918 of India.
In Gujarat out of total population, 24,767,747 were engaged in work activities. 82.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 17.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 24,767,747 workers engaged in Main Work, 4,746,956 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 4,491,751 were Agricultural labourer.
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Gujarat, 42.6% people lived in urban regions while 57.4% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 25,745,083 out of which 13,692,101 were males while remaining 12,052,982 were females. In rural areas of Gujarat, male population was 17,799,159 while female population was 16,895,450.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Gujarat was 880 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Gujarat was 852 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Gujarat were 2,952,359 which is 11.47% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Gujarat was 949 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Gujarat was 914 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Gujarat for urban regions was 86.31 percent in which males were 90.98% literate while female literacy stood at 81.03%. The total literate population of Gujarat was 41,093,358. Similarly in rural areas of Gujarat, the average literacy rate was 71.71 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 81.61% and 61.36% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Gujarat were 21,420,842.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||914||852|
List of districts of Gujarat with Population, Literacy rate, Sex Ratio etc. As per the Census 2011, Gujarat is divided into 26 districts (zilla) which act as the administrative divisions. Ahmadabad is the largest district of Gujarat by population, while the least populated district of Gujarat is The Dangs.
Below is the complete list of districts (zilla) of Gujarat sorted by population.