Mehkar Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Buldana district, Maharashtra

Mehkar Taluka of Buldana district has total population of 268,316 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 138,886 are males while 129,430 are females. In 2011 there were total 58,474 families residing in Mehkar Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Mehkar Taluka is 932.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 16.9% people lives in Urban areas while 83.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86.4% while that in the rural areas is 81.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Mehkar Taluka is 944 while that of Rural areas is 929.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Mehkar Taluka is 35126 which is 13% of the total population. There are 19123 male children and 16003 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Mehkar Taluka is 837 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 932 ) of Mehkar Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Mehkar Taluka is 82.06%. The male literacy rate is 77.84% and the female literacy rate is 64.33% in Mehkar Taluka.

Population
268,316
Literacy
82.06%
Sex Ratio
932

To facilitate the administration, Mehkar Taluka is further divided into 1 town and 160 villages.

Mehkar Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 35,126 19,123 16,003
Literacy 82.06% 77.84% 64.33%
Scheduled Caste 57,369 29,318 28,051
Scheduled Tribe 13,176 6,582 6,594
Illiterate 76,955 30,782 46,173

Caste-wise Population - Mehkar Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4.9% of total population in Mehkar Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 57,369 29,318 28,051
Schedule Tribe 13,176 6,582 6,594

Religion-wise Population - Mehkar Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 195,880 (73%) 101,827 94,053
Muslim 29,905 (11.15%) 15,399 14,506
Christian 270 (0.1%) 131 139
Sikh 149 (0.06%) 77 72
Buddhist 40,324 (15.03%) 20,580 19,744
Jain 1,213 (0.45%) 619 594
Other Religion 24 (0.01%) 7 17
No Religion Specified 551 (0.21%) 246 305

Literacy Rate - Mehkar Taluka

Average literacy rate of Mehkar Taluka in 2011 were 82.06% in which, male and female literacy were 90.26% and 73.4% respectively. Total literate in Mehkar Taluka were 191,361 of which male and female were 108,104 and 83,257 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Mehkar Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Mehkar Taluka is 932 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 932 females in Mehkar Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 837 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 932 ) of Mehkar Taluka.


Child Population - Mehkar Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 35,126 children between age 0 to 6 years in Mehkar Taluka. Out of which 35,126 were male while 35,126 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Mehkar Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 9,068 families under Mehkar Taluka living in urban areas while 9,068 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 16.9% of total population of Mehkar Taluka lives in Urban areas while 83.1% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 5,935 while that in rural region is 29,191.

Total Urban Rural
Population 268,316 45,248 223,068
Children (0 - 6 years) 35,126 5,935 29,191
Schedule Caste 57,369 8,202 49,167
Schedule Tribe 13,176 499 12,677
Literacy 82.06% 86.43% 81.18%
Sex Ratio 932 944 929

Working Population - Mehkar Taluka

In Mehkar Taluka out of total population, 135,221 were engaged in work activities. 90.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 9.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 135,221 workers engaged in Main Work, 39,793 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 63,633 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 121,978 71,685 50,293
Cultivators 39,793 23,951 15,842
Agriculture Labourer 63,633 32,694 30,939
Household Industries 1,557 936 621
Other Workers 16,995 14,104 2,891
Marginal Workers 13,243 5,163 8,080
Non Working 133,095 62,038 71,057

Mehkar Taluka Map


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