Ranchi District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Jharkhand) - Census 2011
Ranchi district of Jharkhand has a total population of 2,914,253 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,494,937 are males while 1,419,316 are females. In 2011 there were a total 569,444 families residing in Ranchi district. The Average Sex Ratio of Ranchi district is 949.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 43.1% people live in Urban areas while 56.9% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86.5% while that in rural areas is 67.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Ranchi district is 921 while that of Rural areas is 971.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Ranchi district is 401214 which is 14% of the total population. There are 207029 male children and 194185 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Ranchi is 938 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (949) of Ranchi district.
The total literacy rate of Ranchi district is 76.06%. The male literacy rate is 72.59% and the female literacy rate is 58.21% in Ranchi district.
To facilitate the administration, Ranchi district is further divided into 18 Blocks (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Blocks consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Ranchi Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Ranchi district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||401,214||207,029||194,185|
Caste-wise Population - Ranchi district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 5.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 35.8% of total population in Ranchi district of Jharkhand.
Religion-wise Population - Ranchi district
|No Religion Specified||11,345||(0.39%)||5,427||5,918|
Literacy Rate - Ranchi district
The total literacy rate of Ranchi district was 76.06% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 66.41% of Jharkhand. Population-wise, out of total 1,911,433 literates, males were 1,085,244 while females were 826,189. Also the male literacy rate was 84.26% and the female literacy rate was 67.44% in Ranchi district.
Sex Ratio - Ranchi district
The Sex Ratio of Ranchi district is 949 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 949 females in Ranchi district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 938 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 949 ) of Ranchi district.
Population Density - Ranchi district
The total area of Ranchi district is 5,097 km2. Thus the density of Ranchi district is 572 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 281 sq. km. area is under urban region while 4,816 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Ranchi district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Ranchi, 43.14% people lived in urban regions while 56.86% in rural areas. The total urban population was 1,257,335 out of which 654,409 were males while the remaining 602,926 were females. In rural areas of Ranchi, male population was 840,528 while the female population was 816,390.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Ranchi was 921 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Ranchi was 902 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Ranchi were 150,461 which is 11.97% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Ranchi was 971 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Ranchi was 960 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Ranchi for urban regions was 86.55 percent in which males were 91.24% literate while female literacy stood at 81.47%. The total literate population of Ranchi was 1,911,433. Similarly in rural areas of Ranchi, the average literacy rate was 67.81 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 78.63% and 56.68% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Ranchi were 953,472.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||960||902|
Child Population - Ranchi district
According to Census 2011, there were 401,214 children between age 0 to 6 years in Ranchi district. Out of which 207,029 were male while 194,185 were female.
Working Population - Ranchi district
In Ranchi district out of total population, 1,142,867 were engaged in work activities. 66.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 33.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,142,867 workers engaged in Main Work, 208,011 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 103,770 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Ranchi
Below are the list of Districts near Ranchi district in Jharkhand.
|Jamtara district population||791,042|
|Khunti district population||531,885|
|Dumka district population||1,321,442|
|Gumla district population||1,025,213|
|Ramgarh district population||949,443|
|Simdega district population||599,578|
|Hazaribagh district population||1,734,495|
|Pashchimi Singhbhum district population||1,502,338|
|Saraikela-Kharsawan district population||1,065,056|
|Latehar district population||726,978|