Salcete Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - South Goa district, Goa

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.

Population
294,464
Literacy
89.34%
Sex Ratio
1,025

To facilitate the administration, Salcete Taluka is further divided into 13 towns and 35 villages.

Salcete Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 30,208 15,493 14,715
Literacy 89.34% 82.77% 77.64%
Scheduled Caste 3,443 1,701 1,742
Scheduled Tribe 32,562 15,307 17,255
Illiterate 58,382 25,067 33,315

Caste-wise Population - Salcete Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 1.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 11.1% of total population in Salcete Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 3,443 1,701 1,742
Schedule Tribe 32,562 15,307 17,255

Religion-wise Population - Salcete Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 101,921 (34.61%) 54,175 47,746
Muslim 33,522 (11.38%) 17,458 16,064
Christian 157,744 (53.57%) 73,198 84,546
Sikh 168 (0.06%) 99 69
Buddhist 274 (0.09%) 132 142
Jain 384 (0.13%) 198 186
Other Religion 39 (0.01%) 24 15
No Religion Specified 412 (0.14%) 164 248

Literacy Rate - Salcete Taluka

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.


Sex Ratio - Salcete Taluka

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.


Child Population - 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.

Urban/Rural Population - Salcete Taluka

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.

Total Urban Rural
Population 294,464 212,464 82,000
Children (0 - 6 years) 30,208 22,039 8,169
Schedule Caste 3,443 2,886 557
Schedule Tribe 32,562 22,931 9,631
Literacy 89.34% 89.56% 88.77%
Sex Ratio 1,025 998 1,097

Working Population - Salcete Taluka

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.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 93,887 69,491 24,396
Cultivators 2,675 1,537 1,138
Agriculture Labourer 972 591 381
Household Industries 2,317 1,781 536
Other Workers 87,923 65,582 22,341
Marginal Workers 14,322 8,921 5,401
Non Working 186,255 67,036 119,219

Salcete Taluka Map


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