Sawantwadi Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Sindhudurg district, Maharashtra

Sawantwadi Taluka of Sindhudurg district has total population of 147,466 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 72,944 are males while 74,522 are females. In 2011 there were total 35,958 families residing in Sawantwadi Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Sawantwadi Taluka is 1,022.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 24.1% people lives in Urban areas while 75.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 92.9% while that in the rural areas is 84.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Sawantwadi Taluka is 1,005 while that of Rural areas is 1,027.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sawantwadi Taluka is 12426 which is 8% of the total population. There are 6483 male children and 5943 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sawantwadi Taluka is 917 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,022 ) of Sawantwadi Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Sawantwadi Taluka is 86.71%. The male literacy rate is 84.39% and the female literacy rate is 74.53% in Sawantwadi Taluka.

Population
147,466
Literacy
86.71%
Sex Ratio
1,022

To facilitate the administration, Sawantwadi Taluka is further divided into 3 towns and 82 villages.

Sawantwadi Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 12,426 6,483 5,943
Literacy 86.71% 84.39% 74.53%
Scheduled Caste 8,350 4,110 4,240
Scheduled Tribe 1,061 561 500
Illiterate 30,374 11,390 18,984

Caste-wise Population - Sawantwadi Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 5.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.7% of total population in Sawantwadi Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 8,350 4,110 4,240
Schedule Tribe 1,061 561 500

Religion-wise Population - Sawantwadi Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 135,674 (92%) 67,142 68,532
Muslim 5,866 (3.98%) 2,967 2,899
Christian 4,814 (3.26%) 2,254 2,560
Sikh 49 (0.03%) 33 16
Buddhist 642 (0.44%) 335 307
Jain 74 (0.05%) 40 34
Other Religion 11 (0.01%) 8 3
No Religion Specified 336 (0.23%) 165 171

Literacy Rate - Sawantwadi Taluka

Average literacy rate of Sawantwadi Taluka in 2011 were 86.71% in which, male and female literacy were 92.62% and 80.98% respectively. Total literate in Sawantwadi Taluka were 117,092 of which male and female were 61,554 and 55,538 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Sawantwadi Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Sawantwadi Taluka is 1,022 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,022 females in Sawantwadi Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 917 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,022 ) of Sawantwadi Taluka.


Child Population - Sawantwadi Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 12,426 children between age 0 to 6 years in Sawantwadi Taluka. Out of which 12,426 were male while 12,426 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Sawantwadi Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 8,804 families under Sawantwadi Taluka living in urban areas while 8,804 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 24.1% of total population of Sawantwadi Taluka lives in Urban areas while 75.9% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 3,167 while that in rural region is 9,259.

Total Urban Rural
Population 147,466 35,542 111,924
Children (0 - 6 years) 12,426 3,167 9,259
Schedule Caste 8,350 1,707 6,643
Schedule Tribe 1,061 247 814
Literacy 86.71% 92.88% 84.76%
Sex Ratio 1,022 1,005 1,027

Working Population - Sawantwadi Taluka

In Sawantwadi Taluka out of total population, 58,442 were engaged in work activities. 67.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 32.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 58,442 workers engaged in Main Work, 12,094 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 6,647 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 39,613 29,061 10,552
Cultivators 12,094 8,362 3,732
Agriculture Labourer 6,647 4,255 2,392
Household Industries 1,177 842 335
Other Workers 19,695 15,602 4,093
Marginal Workers 18,829 10,396 8,433
Non Working 89,024 33,487 55,537

Sawantwadi Taluka Map


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