Candolim Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data North Goa, Goa - Census 2011

Candolim is a Census Town city situated in Bardez taluka of North Goa district. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 2,041 families residing in the Candolim city. The total population of Candolim is 8,500 out of which 4,392 are males and 4,108 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Candolim is 935.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Candolim city is 832 which is 10% of the total population. There are 407 male children and 425 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Candolim is 1,044 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (935).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Candolim is 87.4%. Thus Candolim has lower literacy rate compared to 89.6% of North Goa district. The male literacy rate is 91.27% and the female literacy rate is 83.19% in Candolim.

Population
8,500
Literacy
87.4%
Sex Ratio
935

Candolim Census Town has total administration over 2,041 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Census Town limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.

Candolim Census Town

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Candolim Census Town.

Total Male Female
Children 832 407 425
Literacy 87.4% 82.8% 74.6%
Scheduled Caste 140 68 72
Scheduled Tribe 8 3 5
Illiterate 1,799 755 1,044

Caste-wise Population - Candolim

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 1.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Candolim.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 140 68 72
Schedule Tribe 8 3 5

Religion-wise Population - Candolim

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Candolim is 4,131 which is 48.6% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Candolim is 493 which is 5.8% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Candolim as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 4,131 (48.6%) 2,259 1,872
Muslim 493 (5.8%) 285 208
Christian 3,831 (45.07%) 1,814 2,017
Sikh 4 (0.05%) 3 1
Buddhist 2 (0.02%) 2 0
Jain 1 (0.01%) 1 0
Other Religion 1 (0.01%) 0 1
No Religion Specified 37 (0.44%) 28 9

Literacy Rate - Candolim

The total literacy rate of Candolim was 87.39% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 88.7% of Goa. Population-wise, out of total 6,701 literates, males were 3,637 while females were 3,064. Also the male literacy rate was 91.27% and the female literacy rate was 83.19% in Candolim.

  Candolim Goa
Female 83.19% 84.66%
Male 91.27% 92.65%
Total 87.39% 88.7%

Sex Ratio - Candolim

The Sex Ratio of Candolim is 935. Thus per every 1000 men there were 935 females in Candolim. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 1,044 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 935 ) of Candolim.


Child Population - Candolim

According to Census 2011, there were 832 children between age 0 to 6 years in Candolim. Out of which 407 were male while 425 were female.


Working Population - Candolim

In Candolim Census Town out of total population, 3,368 were engaged in work activities. 82.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 17.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 3,368 workers engaged in Main Work, 13 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 11 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 2,780 2,074 706
Cultivators 13 9 4
Agriculture Labourer 11 10 1
Household Industries 96 64 32
Other Workers 2,660 1,991 669
Marginal Workers 588 352 236
Non Working 5,132 1,966 3,166

Candolim Wards

A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Candolim is further divided into 1 wards where elections are held every 5 years.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 8,500 78.8% 935

Map of Candolim, North Goa, Goa


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