Junagadh Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Junagadh district, Gujarat

Junagadh Taluka of Junagadh district has total population of 439,420 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 225,794 are males while 213,626 are females. In 2011 there were total 93,406 families residing in Junagadh Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Junagadh Taluka is 946.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 73.8% people lives in Urban areas while 26.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 87.6% while that in the rural areas is 77.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Junagadh Taluka is 954 while that of Rural areas is 924.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Junagadh Taluka is 40950 which is 9% of the total population. There are 21977 male children and 18973 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Junagadh Taluka is 863 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 946 ) of Junagadh Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Junagadh Taluka is 84.93%. The male literacy rate is 81.58% and the female literacy rate is 72.19% in Junagadh Taluka.

Population
439,420
Literacy
84.93%
Sex Ratio
946

To facilitate the administration, Junagadh Taluka is further divided into 2 towns and 70 villages.

Junagadh Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 40,950 21,977 18,973
Literacy 84.93% 81.58% 72.19%
Scheduled Caste 37,461 19,254 18,207
Scheduled Tribe 5,344 2,718 2,626
Illiterate 101,007 41,594 59,413

Caste-wise Population - Junagadh Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 8.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.2% of total population in Junagadh Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 37,461 19,254 18,207
Schedule Tribe 5,344 2,718 2,626

Religion-wise Population - Junagadh Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 375,107 (85.36%) 193,000 182,107
Muslim 59,939 (13.64%) 30,556 29,383
Christian 712 (0.16%) 365 347
Sikh 249 (0.06%) 126 123
Buddhist 393 (0.09%) 200 193
Jain 2,224 (0.51%) 1,126 1,098
Other Religion 10 (0%) 4 6
No Religion Specified 786 (0.18%) 417 369

Literacy Rate - Junagadh Taluka

Average literacy rate of Junagadh Taluka in 2011 were 84.93% in which, male and female literacy were 90.38% and 79.22% respectively. Total literate in Junagadh Taluka were 338,413 of which male and female were 184,200 and 154,213 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Junagadh Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Junagadh Taluka is 946 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 946 females in Junagadh Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 863 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 946 ) of Junagadh Taluka.


Child Population - Junagadh Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 40,950 children between age 0 to 6 years in Junagadh Taluka. Out of which 40,950 were male while 40,950 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Junagadh Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 69,195 families under Junagadh Taluka living in urban areas while 69,195 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 73.8% of total population of Junagadh Taluka lives in Urban areas while 26.2% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 29,555 while that in rural region is 11,395.

Total Urban Rural
Population 439,420 324,501 114,919
Children (0 - 6 years) 40,950 29,555 11,395
Schedule Caste 37,461 24,921 12,540
Schedule Tribe 5,344 4,725 619
Literacy 84.93% 87.64% 77.21%
Sex Ratio 946 954 924

Working Population - Junagadh Taluka

In Junagadh Taluka out of total population, 161,390 were engaged in work activities. 88.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 11.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 161,390 workers engaged in Main Work, 19,764 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 17,110 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 142,409 122,188 20,221
Cultivators 19,764 16,458 3,306
Agriculture Labourer 17,110 11,656 5,454
Household Industries 1,356 1,064 292
Other Workers 104,179 93,010 11,169
Marginal Workers 18,981 6,343 12,638
Non Working 278,030 97,263 180,767

Junagadh Taluka Map


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