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

Rajapur Taluka of Ratnagiri district has total population of 165,882 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 75,994 are males while 89,888 are females. In 2011 there were total 41,683 families residing in Rajapur Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Rajapur Taluka is 1,183.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 5.9% people lives in Urban areas while 94.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 92.9% while that in the rural areas is 78.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Rajapur Taluka is 1,015 while that of Rural areas is 1,194.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Rajapur Taluka is 15590 which is 9% of the total population. There are 7998 male children and 7592 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Rajapur Taluka is 949 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,183 ) of Rajapur Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Rajapur Taluka is 78.93%. The male literacy rate is 80.22% and the female literacy rate is 64.14% in Rajapur Taluka.

Population
165,882
Literacy
78.93%
Sex Ratio
1,183

To facilitate the administration, Rajapur Taluka is further divided into 1 town and 238 villages.

Rajapur Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 15,590 7,998 7,592
Literacy 78.93% 80.22% 64.14%
Scheduled Caste 5,179 2,366 2,813
Scheduled Tribe 445 248 197
Illiterate 47,260 15,030 32,230

Caste-wise Population - Rajapur Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 3.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.3% of total population in Rajapur Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 5,179 2,366 2,813
Schedule Tribe 445 248 197

Religion-wise Population - Rajapur Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 141,925 (85.56%) 64,848 77,077
Muslim 17,016 (10.26%) 8,011 9,005
Christian 66 (0.04%) 32 34
Sikh 21 (0.01%) 9 12
Buddhist 6,498 (3.92%) 2,902 3,596
Jain 275 (0.17%) 145 130
Other Religion 5 (0%) 3 2
No Religion Specified 76 (0.05%) 44 32

Literacy Rate - Rajapur Taluka

Average literacy rate of Rajapur Taluka in 2011 were 78.93% in which, male and female literacy were 89.66% and 70.06% respectively. Total literate in Rajapur Taluka were 118,622 of which male and female were 60,964 and 57,658 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Rajapur Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Rajapur Taluka is 1,183 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,183 females in Rajapur Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 949 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,183 ) of Rajapur Taluka.


Child Population - Rajapur Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 15,590 children between age 0 to 6 years in Rajapur Taluka. Out of which 15,590 were male while 15,590 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Rajapur Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 2,252 families under Rajapur Taluka living in urban areas while 2,252 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 5.9% of total population of Rajapur Taluka lives in Urban areas while 94.1% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 907 while that in rural region is 14,683.

Total Urban Rural
Population 165,882 9,753 156,129
Children (0 - 6 years) 15,590 907 14,683
Schedule Caste 5,179 262 4,917
Schedule Tribe 445 75 370
Literacy 78.93% 92.93% 78.05%
Sex Ratio 1,183 1,015 1,194

Working Population - Rajapur Taluka

In Rajapur Taluka out of total population, 80,791 were engaged in work activities. 67.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 32.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 80,791 workers engaged in Main Work, 28,484 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 10,544 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 54,352 31,668 22,684
Cultivators 28,484 14,449 14,035
Agriculture Labourer 10,544 5,270 5,274
Household Industries 833 572 261
Other Workers 14,491 11,377 3,114
Marginal Workers 26,439 9,487 16,952
Non Working 85,091 34,839 50,252

Rajapur Taluka Map


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