Surat District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Gujarat) - Census 2011
Surat district of Gujarat has a 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 a total 1,333,200 families residing in Surat district. The Average Sex Ratio of Surat district is 787.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 79.7% people live in Urban areas while 20.3% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 87.7% while that in 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.
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.
|Children (Age 0-6)||736,286||401,315||334,971|
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.
Religion-wise Population - Surat district
|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.
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 urban population was 4,849,213 out of which 2,762,164 were males while the remaining 2,087,049 were females. In rural areas of Surat, male population was 640,060 while the 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 the literacy rate of males and females stood at 82.76% and 70.6% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Surat were 840,444.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||934||813|
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 labourers.
Nearby Districts from Surat
Below are the list of Districts near Surat district in Gujarat.
|Valsad district population||1,705,678|
|Tapi district population||807,022|
|Navsari district population||1,329,672|
|The Dangs district population||228,291|
|Bharuch district population||1,551,019|
|Narmada district population||590,297|
|Vadodara district population||4,165,626|
|Dahod district population||2,127,086|
|Panchmahal district population||2,390,776|
|Kheda district population||2,299,885|