Chiplun Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Ratnagiri district, Maharashtra

Chiplun Taluka of Ratnagiri district has total population of 279,122 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 134,788 are males while 144,334 are females. In 2011 there were total 66,959 families residing in Chiplun Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Chiplun Taluka is 1,071.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 24.2% people lives in Urban areas while 75.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 93.7% while that in the rural areas is 82.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Chiplun Taluka is 999 while that of Rural areas is 1,095.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Chiplun Taluka is 26972 which is 10% of the total population. There are 13898 male children and 13074 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Chiplun Taluka is 941 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,071 ) of Chiplun Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Chiplun Taluka is 84.94%. The male literacy rate is 82.94% and the female literacy rate is 70.93% in Chiplun Taluka.

Population
279,122
Literacy
84.94%
Sex Ratio
1,071

To facilitate the administration, Chiplun Taluka is further divided into 2 towns and 165 villages.

Chiplun Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 26,972 13,898 13,074
Literacy 84.94% 82.94% 70.93%
Scheduled Caste 10,927 5,367 5,560
Scheduled Tribe 2,393 1,216 1,177
Illiterate 64,958 23,001 41,957

Caste-wise Population - Chiplun Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 3.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.9% of total population in Chiplun Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 10,927 5,367 5,560
Schedule Tribe 2,393 1,216 1,177

Religion-wise Population - Chiplun Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 227,576 (81.53%) 110,080 117,496
Muslim 28,385 (10.17%) 13,507 14,878
Christian 389 (0.14%) 192 197
Sikh 28 (0.01%) 15 13
Buddhist 21,815 (7.82%) 10,510 11,305
Jain 510 (0.18%) 271 239
Other Religion 25 (0.01%) 17 8
No Religion Specified 394 (0.14%) 196 198

Literacy Rate - Chiplun Taluka

Average literacy rate of Chiplun Taluka in 2011 were 84.94% in which, male and female literacy were 92.47% and 78% respectively. Total literate in Chiplun Taluka were 214,164 of which male and female were 111,787 and 102,377 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Chiplun Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Chiplun Taluka is 1,071 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,071 females in Chiplun Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 941 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,071 ) of Chiplun Taluka.


Child Population - Chiplun Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 26,972 children between age 0 to 6 years in Chiplun Taluka. Out of which 26,972 were male while 26,972 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Chiplun Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 15,895 families under Chiplun Taluka living in urban areas while 15,895 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 24.2% of total population of Chiplun Taluka lives in Urban areas while 75.8% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 6,900 while that in rural region is 20,072.

Total Urban Rural
Population 279,122 67,536 211,586
Children (0 - 6 years) 26,972 6,900 20,072
Schedule Caste 10,927 2,582 8,345
Schedule Tribe 2,393 250 2,143
Literacy 84.94% 93.71% 82.16%
Sex Ratio 1,071 999 1,095

Working Population - Chiplun Taluka

In Chiplun Taluka out of total population, 120,135 were engaged in work activities. 83.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 16.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 120,135 workers engaged in Main Work, 37,833 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 17,210 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 100,100 64,233 35,867
Cultivators 37,833 19,503 18,330
Agriculture Labourer 17,210 8,560 8,650
Household Industries 2,510 1,779 731
Other Workers 42,547 34,391 8,156
Marginal Workers 20,035 8,102 11,933
Non Working 158,987 62,453 96,534

Chiplun Taluka Map


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