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

Lanja Taluka of Ratnagiri district has total population of 106,986 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 49,985 are males while 57,001 are females. In 2011 there were total 26,040 families residing in Lanja Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Lanja Taluka is 1,140.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 13.4% people lives in Urban areas while 86.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 92.3% while that in the rural areas is 76.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Lanja Taluka is 1,004 while that of Rural areas is 1,163.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Lanja Taluka is 10101 which is 9% of the total population. There are 5318 male children and 4783 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Lanja Taluka is 899 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,140 ) of Lanja Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Lanja Taluka is 78.57%. The male literacy rate is 79.47% and the female literacy rate is 63.85% in Lanja Taluka.

Population
106,986
Literacy
78.57%
Sex Ratio
1,140

To facilitate the administration, Lanja Taluka is further divided into 1 town and 122 villages.

Lanja Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 10,101 5,318 4,783
Literacy 78.57% 79.47% 63.85%
Scheduled Caste 7,018 3,206 3,812
Scheduled Tribe 229 143 86
Illiterate 30,867 10,263 20,604

Caste-wise Population - Lanja Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Lanja Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 7,018 3,206 3,812
Schedule Tribe 229 143 86

Religion-wise Population - Lanja Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 91,568 (85.59%) 42,909 48,659
Muslim 6,101 (5.7%) 2,862 3,239
Christian 104 (0.1%) 52 52
Sikh 25 (0.02%) 11 14
Buddhist 9,047 (8.46%) 4,086 4,961
Jain 113 (0.11%) 54 59
Other Religion 4 (0%) 2 2
No Religion Specified 24 (0.02%) 9 15

Literacy Rate - Lanja Taluka

Average literacy rate of Lanja Taluka in 2011 were 78.57% in which, male and female literacy were 88.93% and 69.7% respectively. Total literate in Lanja Taluka were 76,119 of which male and female were 39,722 and 36,397 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Lanja Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Lanja Taluka is 1,140 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,140 females in Lanja Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 899 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,140 ) of Lanja Taluka.


Child Population - Lanja Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 10,101 children between age 0 to 6 years in Lanja Taluka. Out of which 10,101 were male while 10,101 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Lanja Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 3,375 families under Lanja Taluka living in urban areas while 3,375 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 13.4% of total population of Lanja Taluka lives in Urban areas while 86.6% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 1,521 while that in rural region is 8,580.

Total Urban Rural
Population 106,986 14,377 92,609
Children (0 - 6 years) 10,101 1,521 8,580
Schedule Caste 7,018 807 6,211
Schedule Tribe 229 82 147
Literacy 78.57% 92.35% 76.46%
Sex Ratio 1,140 1,004 1,163

Working Population - Lanja Taluka

In Lanja Taluka out of total population, 52,023 were engaged in work activities. 68.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 31.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 52,023 workers engaged in Main Work, 19,036 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 7,618 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 35,490 21,132 14,358
Cultivators 19,036 10,291 8,745
Agriculture Labourer 7,618 3,804 3,814
Household Industries 384 319 65
Other Workers 8,452 6,718 1,734
Marginal Workers 16,533 6,332 10,201
Non Working 54,963 22,521 32,442

Lanja Taluka Map


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