Surat District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Gujarat) - Census 2011

Surat district of Gujarat has total population of 6,081,322 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 3,402,224 are males while 2,679,098 are females. In 2011 there were total 1,333,200 families residing in Surat district. The Average Sex Ratio of Surat district is 787.

Surat district, Gujarat

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 79.7% people lives in Urban areas while 20.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 87.7% while that in the rural areas is 76.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Surat district is 756 while that of Rural areas is 925.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Surat district is 736286 which is 12% of the total population. There are 401315 male children and 334971 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Surat is 835 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (787) of Surat district.

The total literacy rate of Surat district is 85.53%. The male literacy rate is 78.99% and the female literacy rate is 70.32% in Surat district.

Population
6,081,322
Literacy
85.53%
Sex Ratio
787

To facilitate the administration, Surat district is further divided into 10 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Surat Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Surat district.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 736,286 401,315 334,971
Literacy 85.53% 78.99% 70.32%
Scheduled Caste 158,115 82,202 75,913
Scheduled Tribe 856,952 432,089 424,863
Illiterate 1,509,912 714,756 795,156

Caste-wise Population - Surat district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 2.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 14.1% of total population in Surat district of Gujarat.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 158,115 82,202 75,913
Schedule Tribe 856,952 432,089 424,863

Religion-wise Population - Surat district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 5,260,193 (86.5%) 2,964,682 2,295,511
Muslim 660,772 (10.87%) 353,932 306,840
Christian 21,052 (0.35%) 10,808 10,244
Sikh 5,703 (0.09%) 3,174 2,529
Buddhist 12,902 (0.21%) 6,851 6,051
Jain 112,835 (1.86%) 58,575 54,260
Other Religion 3,920 (0.06%) 1,971 1,949
No Religion Specified 3,945 (0.06%) 2,231 1,714

Literacy Rate - Surat district

The total literacy rate of Surat district was 85.53% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 78.03% of Gujarat. Population-wise, out of total 4,571,410 literates, males were 2,687,468 while females were 1,883,942. Also the male literacy rate was 89.56% and the female literacy rate was 80.37% in Surat district.

  Surat district Gujarat
Female 80.37% 69.68%
Male 89.56% 85.75%
Total 85.53% 78.03%

Sex Ratio - Surat district

The Sex Ratio of Surat district is 787 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 787 females in Surat district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 835 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 787 ) of Surat district.


Population Density - Surat district

The total area of Surat district is 4,549 km2. Thus the density of Surat district is 1,337 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 509 sq. km. area is under urban region while 4,040 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Surat district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Surat, 79.74% people lived in urban regions while 20.26% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 4,849,213 out of which 2,762,164 were males while remaining 2,087,049 were females. In rural areas of Surat, male population was 640,060 while female population was 592,049.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Surat was 756 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Surat was 813 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Surat were 596,800 which is 12.31% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Surat was 925 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Surat was 934 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Surat for urban regions was 87.74 percent in which males were 91.14% literate while female literacy stood at 83.19%. The total literate population of Surat was 4,571,410. Similarly in rural areas of Surat, the average literacy rate was 76.92 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 82.76% and 70.6% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Surat were 840,444.

Rural Urban
Population % 20.26% 79.74%
Total population 1,232,109 4,849,213
Male population 640,060 2,762,164
Female population 592,049 2,087,049
Sex ratio 925 756
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 934 813
Child population 139,486 596,800
Literates 840,444 3,730,966
Average literacy 76.92% 87.74%
Male literacy 82.76% 91.14%
Female literacy 70.6% 83.19%

Child Population - Surat district

According to Census 2011, there were 736,286 children between age 0 to 6 years in Surat district. Out of which 401,315 were male while 334,971 were female.


Working Population - Surat district

In Surat district out of total population, 2,553,542 were engaged in work activities. 94.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 5.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2,553,542 workers engaged in Main Work, 101,747 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 274,736 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 2,405,288 2,075,920 329,368
Cultivators 101,747 87,774 13,973
Agriculture Labourer 274,736 159,418 115,318
Household Industries 32,933 20,738 12,195
Other Workers 1,995,872 1,807,990 187,882
Marginal Workers 148,254 66,899 81,355
Non Working 3,527,780 1,259,405 2,268,375

Surat district Map


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