Salcete Taluka of South Goa district has total population of 294,464 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 145,448 are males while 149,016 are females. In 2011 there were total 71,717 families residing in Salcete Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Salcete Taluka is 1,025.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 72.2% people lives in Urban areas while 27.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 89.6% while that in the rural areas is 88.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Salcete Taluka is 998 while that of Rural areas is 1,097.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Salcete Taluka is 30208 which is 10% of the total population. There are 15493 male children and 14715 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Salcete Taluka is 950 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,025 ) of Salcete Taluka.
The total literacy rate of Salcete Taluka is 89.34%. The male literacy rate is 82.77% and the female literacy rate is 77.64% in Salcete Taluka.
To facilitate the administration, Salcete Taluka is further divided into 13 towns and 35 villages.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Salcete Taluka.
|Children (Age 0-6)||30,208||15,493||14,715|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 1.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 11.1% of total population in Salcete Taluka of .
|No Religion Specified||412||(0.14%)||164||248|
Average literacy rate of Salcete Taluka in 2011 were 89.34% in which, male and female literacy were 92.63% and 86.15% respectively. Total literate in Salcete Taluka were 236,082 of which male and female were 120,381 and 115,701 respectively.
The Sex Ratio of Salcete Taluka is 1,025 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,025 females in Salcete Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 950 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,025 ) of Salcete Taluka.
According to Census 2011, there were 30,208 children between age 0 to 6 years in Salcete Taluka. Out of which 30,208 were male while 30,208 were female.
As per Census 2011, there are total 51,274 families under Salcete Taluka living in urban areas while 51,274 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 72.2% of total population of Salcete Taluka lives in Urban areas while 27.8% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 22,039 while that in rural region is 8,169.
|Children (0 - 6 years)||30,208||22,039||8,169|
In Salcete Taluka out of total population, 108,209 were engaged in work activities. 86.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 13.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 108,209 workers engaged in Main Work, 2,675 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 972 were Agricultural labourer.