Gokak Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Belgaum district, Karnataka

Gokak Taluka of Belgaum district has total population of 612,163 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 307,626 are males while 304,537 are females. In 2011 there were total 116,569 families residing in Gokak Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Gokak Taluka is 990.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 22.2% people lives in Urban areas while 77.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 78.3% while that in the rural areas is 64.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Gokak Taluka is 996 while that of Rural areas is 988.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Gokak Taluka is 93450 which is 15% of the total population. There are 48066 male children and 45384 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Gokak Taluka is 944 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 990 ) of Gokak Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Gokak Taluka is 67.54%. The male literacy rate is 65.6% and the female literacy rate is 48.77% in Gokak Taluka.

Population
612,163
Literacy
67.54%
Sex Ratio
990

To facilitate the administration, Gokak Taluka is further divided into 4 towns and 131 villages.

Gokak Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 93,450 48,066 45,384
Literacy 67.54% 65.6% 48.77%
Scheduled Caste 65,948 32,684 33,264
Scheduled Tribe 60,038 29,862 30,176
Illiterate 261,834 105,823 156,011

Caste-wise Population - Gokak Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 10.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 9.8% of total population in Gokak Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 65,948 32,684 33,264
Schedule Tribe 60,038 29,862 30,176

Religion-wise Population - Gokak Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 534,159 (87.26%) 268,378 265,781
Muslim 65,364 (10.68%) 32,936 32,428
Christian 1,170 (0.19%) 501 669
Sikh 199 (0.03%) 115 84
Buddhist 68 (0.01%) 34 34
Jain 9,374 (1.53%) 4,771 4,603
Other Religion 15 (0%) 7 8
No Religion Specified 1,814 (0.3%) 884 930

Literacy Rate - Gokak Taluka

Average literacy rate of Gokak Taluka in 2011 were 67.54% in which, male and female literacy were 77.75% and 57.31% respectively. Total literate in Gokak Taluka were 350,329 of which male and female were 201,803 and 148,526 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Gokak Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Gokak Taluka is 990 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 990 females in Gokak Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 944 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 990 ) of Gokak Taluka.


Child Population - Gokak Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 93,450 children between age 0 to 6 years in Gokak Taluka. Out of which 93,450 were male while 93,450 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Gokak Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 27,660 families under Gokak Taluka living in urban areas while 27,660 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 22.2% of total population of Gokak Taluka lives in Urban areas while 77.8% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 18,005 while that in rural region is 75,445.

Total Urban Rural
Population 612,163 135,715 476,448
Children (0 - 6 years) 93,450 18,005 75,445
Schedule Caste 65,948 14,689 51,259
Schedule Tribe 60,038 11,862 48,176
Literacy 67.54% 78.32% 64.37%
Sex Ratio 990 996 988

Working Population - Gokak Taluka

In Gokak Taluka out of total population, 270,057 were engaged in work activities. 84.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 15.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 270,057 workers engaged in Main Work, 84,868 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 72,958 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 228,128 150,948 77,180
Cultivators 84,868 62,972 21,896
Agriculture Labourer 72,958 33,383 39,575
Household Industries 5,570 3,378 2,192
Other Workers 64,732 51,215 13,517
Marginal Workers 41,929 13,978 27,951
Non Working 342,106 142,700 199,406

Gokak Taluka Map


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