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

Morjim is a Census Town city situated in Pernem taluka of North Goa district. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,477 families residing in the Morjim city. The total population of Morjim is 6,760 out of which 3,356 are males and 3,404 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Morjim is 1,014.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Morjim city is 609 which is 9% of the total population. There are 303 male children and 306 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Morjim is 1,010 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,014).

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Morjim is 89.9%. Thus Morjim has higher literacy rate compared to 89.6% of North Goa district. The male literacy rate is 94.69% and the female literacy rate is 85.18% in Morjim.

Population
6,760
Literacy
89.9%
Sex Ratio
1,014

Morjim Census Town has total administration over 1,477 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.

Morjim Census Town

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

Total Male Female
Children 609 303 306
Literacy 89.9% 86.1% 77.5%
Scheduled Caste 46 20 26
Scheduled Tribe 12 7 5
Illiterate 1,230 465 765

Caste-wise Population - Morjim

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Morjim.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 46 20 26
Schedule Tribe 12 7 5

Religion-wise Population - Morjim

As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Morjim is 5,523 which is 81.7% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Morjim is 36 which is 0.53% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Morjim as per Census 2011.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 5,523 (81.7%) 2,755 2,768
Muslim 36 (0.53%) 17 19
Christian 1,190 (17.6%) 580 610
Sikh 3 (0.04%) 1 2
Buddhist 1 (0.01%) 0 1
Jain 0 (0%) 0 0
Other Religion 4 (0.06%) 2 2
No Religion Specified 3 (0.04%) 1 2

Literacy Rate - Morjim

The total literacy rate of Morjim was 89.9% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 88.7% of Goa. Population-wise, out of total 5,530 literates, males were 2,891 while females were 2,639. Also the male literacy rate was 94.69% and the female literacy rate was 85.18% in Morjim.

  Morjim Goa
Female 85.18% 84.66%
Male 94.69% 92.65%
Total 89.9% 88.7%

Sex Ratio - Morjim

The Sex Ratio of Morjim is 1,014. Thus per every 1000 men there were 1,014 females in Morjim. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 1,010 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,014 ) of Morjim.


Child Population - Morjim

According to Census 2011, there were 609 children between age 0 to 6 years in Morjim. Out of which 303 were male while 306 were female.


Working Population - Morjim

In Morjim Census Town out of total population, 2,425 were engaged in work activities. 66.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 33.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,425 workers engaged in Main Work, 11 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 12 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 1,623 1,302 321
Cultivators 11 9 2
Agriculture Labourer 12 12 0
Household Industries 42 32 10
Other Workers 1,558 1,249 309
Marginal Workers 802 563 239
Non Working 4,335 1,491 2,844

Morjim Wards

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

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Ward No - 1 6,760 81.8% 1,014

Map of Morjim, North Goa, Goa


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