Aheri Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Gadchiroli district, Maharashtra

Aheri Taluka of Gadchiroli district has total population of 116,992 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 58,916 are males while 58,076 are females. In 2011 there were total 26,446 families residing in Aheri Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Aheri Taluka is 986.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 12.5% people lives in Urban areas while 87.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86.2% while that in the rural areas is 67.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Aheri Taluka is 922 while that of Rural areas is 995.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Aheri Taluka is 12991 which is 11% of the total population. There are 6687 male children and 6304 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Aheri Taluka is 943 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 986 ) of Aheri Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Aheri Taluka is 70.05%. The male literacy rate is 68.78% and the female literacy rate is 55.67% in Aheri Taluka.

Population
116,992
Literacy
70.05%
Sex Ratio
986

To facilitate the administration, Aheri Taluka is further divided into 1 town and 183 villages.

Aheri Taluka Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Aheri Taluka.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 12,991 6,687 6,304
Literacy 70.05% 68.78% 55.67%
Scheduled Caste 16,683 8,420 8,263
Scheduled Tribe 58,233 29,109 29,124
Illiterate 44,141 18,396 25,745

Caste-wise Population - Aheri Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 49.8% of total population in Aheri Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 16,683 8,420 8,263
Schedule Tribe 58,233 29,109 29,124

Religion-wise Population - Aheri Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 101,776 (86.99%) 51,298 50,478
Muslim 3,607 (3.08%) 1,805 1,802
Christian 468 (0.4%) 265 203
Sikh 58 (0.05%) 23 35
Buddhist 9,397 (8.03%) 4,725 4,672
Jain 13 (0.01%) 7 6
Other Religion 1,270 (1.09%) 590 680
No Religion Specified 403 (0.34%) 203 200

Literacy Rate - Aheri Taluka

Average literacy rate of Aheri Taluka in 2011 were 70.05% in which, male and female literacy were 77.58% and 62.45% respectively. Total literate in Aheri Taluka were 72,851 of which male and female were 40,520 and 32,331 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Aheri Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Aheri Taluka is 986 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 986 females in Aheri Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 943 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 986 ) of Aheri Taluka.


Child Population - Aheri Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 12,991 children between age 0 to 6 years in Aheri Taluka. Out of which 12,991 were male while 12,991 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Aheri Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 3,383 families under Aheri Taluka living in urban areas while 3,383 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 12.5% of total population of Aheri Taluka lives in Urban areas while 87.5% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 1,368 while that in rural region is 11,623.

Total Urban Rural
Population 116,992 14,609 102,383
Children (0 - 6 years) 12,991 1,368 11,623
Schedule Caste 16,683 1,572 15,111
Schedule Tribe 58,233 4,101 54,132
Literacy 70.05% 86.16% 67.7%
Sex Ratio 986 922 995

Working Population - Aheri Taluka

In Aheri Taluka out of total population, 56,538 were engaged in work activities. 70.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 29.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 56,538 workers engaged in Main Work, 17,954 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 9,934 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 39,669 25,736 13,933
Cultivators 17,954 11,967 5,987
Agriculture Labourer 9,934 4,764 5,170
Household Industries 921 628 293
Other Workers 10,860 8,377 2,483
Marginal Workers 16,869 7,046 9,823
Non Working 60,454 26,134 34,320

Aheri Taluka Map


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