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

Kurkheda Taluka of Gadchiroli district has total population of 86,073 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 43,582 are males while 42,491 are females. In 2011 there were total 20,136 families residing in Kurkheda Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Kurkheda Taluka is 975.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 8.6% people lives in Urban areas while 91.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 91.9% while that in the rural areas is 80.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kurkheda Taluka is 956 while that of Rural areas is 977.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kurkheda Taluka is 9511 which is 11% of the total population. There are 4858 male children and 4653 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kurkheda Taluka is 958 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 975 ) of Kurkheda Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Kurkheda Taluka is 81.46%. The male literacy rate is 79.34% and the female literacy rate is 65.41% in Kurkheda Taluka.

Population
86,073
Literacy
81.46%
Sex Ratio
975

To facilitate the administration, Kurkheda Taluka is further divided into 1 town and 127 villages.

Kurkheda Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 9,511 4,858 4,653
Literacy 81.46% 79.34% 65.41%
Scheduled Caste 8,963 4,537 4,426
Scheduled Tribe 46,826 23,584 23,242
Illiterate 23,702 9,004 14,698

Caste-wise Population - Kurkheda Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 10.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 54.4% of total population in Kurkheda Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 8,963 4,537 4,426
Schedule Tribe 46,826 23,584 23,242

Religion-wise Population - Kurkheda Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 73,478 (85.37%) 37,257 36,221
Muslim 1,758 (2.04%) 873 885
Christian 62 (0.07%) 33 29
Sikh 17 (0.02%) 12 5
Buddhist 7,824 (9.09%) 3,956 3,868
Jain 26 (0.03%) 14 12
Other Religion 2,665 (3.1%) 1,308 1,357
No Religion Specified 243 (0.28%) 129 114

Literacy Rate - Kurkheda Taluka

Average literacy rate of Kurkheda Taluka in 2011 were 81.46% in which, male and female literacy were 89.29% and 73.45% respectively. Total literate in Kurkheda Taluka were 62,371 of which male and female were 34,578 and 27,793 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Kurkheda Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Kurkheda Taluka is 975 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 975 females in Kurkheda Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 958 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 975 ) of Kurkheda Taluka.


Child Population - Kurkheda Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 9,511 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kurkheda Taluka. Out of which 9,511 were male while 9,511 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Kurkheda Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 1,799 families under Kurkheda Taluka living in urban areas while 1,799 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 8.6% of total population of Kurkheda Taluka lives in Urban areas while 91.4% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 731 while that in rural region is 8,780.

Total Urban Rural
Population 86,073 7,430 78,643
Children (0 - 6 years) 9,511 731 8,780
Schedule Caste 8,963 1,328 7,635
Schedule Tribe 46,826 1,446 45,380
Literacy 81.46% 91.88% 80.47%
Sex Ratio 975 956 977

Working Population - Kurkheda Taluka

In Kurkheda Taluka out of total population, 49,291 were engaged in work activities. 59% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 41% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 49,291 workers engaged in Main Work, 14,285 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 10,163 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 29,068 17,568 11,500
Cultivators 14,285 9,108 5,177
Agriculture Labourer 10,163 5,089 5,074
Household Industries 488 317 171
Other Workers 4,132 3,054 1,078
Marginal Workers 20,223 9,010 11,213
Non Working 36,782 17,004 19,778

Kurkheda Taluka Map


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