Kolhapur district of Maharashtra has total population of 3,876,001 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,980,658 are males while 1,895,343 are females. In 2011 there were total 840,240 families residing in Kolhapur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Kolhapur district is 957.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 31.7% people lives in Urban areas while 68.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.3% while that in the rural areas is 78.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kolhapur district is 947 while that of Rural areas is 962.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kolhapur district is 408942 which is 11% of the total population. There are 219521 male children and 189421 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kolhapur is 863 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (957) of Kolhapur district.
The total literacy rate of Kolhapur district is 81.51%. The male literacy rate is 78.75% and the female literacy rate is 66.8% in Kolhapur district.
To facilitate the administration, Kolhapur district is further divided into 12 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Kolhapur district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||408,942||219,521||189,421|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.8% of total population in Kolhapur district of Maharashtra.
|No Religion Specified||6,472||(0.17%)||3,283||3,189|
The total literacy rate of Kolhapur district was 81.51% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 82.34% of Maharashtra. Population-wise, out of total 2,825,845 literates, males were 1,559,760 while females were 1,266,085. Also the male literacy rate was 88.57% and the female literacy rate was 74.22% in Kolhapur district.
The Sex Ratio of Kolhapur district is 957 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 957 females in Kolhapur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 863 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 957 ) of Kolhapur district.
The total area of Kolhapur district is 7,685 km2. Thus the density of Kolhapur district is 504 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 340 sq. km. area is under urban region while 7,345 sq. km. is under rural region.
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Kolhapur, 31.73% people lived in urban regions while 68.27% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 1,230,009 out of which 631,843 were males while remaining 598,166 were females. In rural areas of Kolhapur, male population was 1,348,815 while female population was 1,297,177.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Kolhapur was 947 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Kolhapur was 865 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Kolhapur were 128,986 which is 10.49% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Kolhapur was 962 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Kolhapur was 862 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Kolhapur for urban regions was 88.28 percent in which males were 92.42% literate while female literacy stood at 83.95%. The total literate population of Kolhapur was 2,825,845. Similarly in rural areas of Kolhapur, the average literacy rate was 78.35 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 86.75% and 69.73% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Kolhapur were 1,853,869.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||862||865|
According to Census 2011, there were 408,942 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kolhapur district. Out of which 219,521 were male while 189,421 were female.
In Kolhapur district out of total population, 1,704,054 were engaged in work activities. 88.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 11.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,704,054 workers engaged in Main Work, 594,056 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 207,790 were Agricultural labourer.