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

Valsad district of Gujarat has total population of 1,705,678 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 887,222 are males while 818,456 are females. In 2011 there were total 364,403 families residing in Valsad district. The Average Sex Ratio of Valsad district is 922.

Valsad district, Gujarat

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 37.3% people lives in Urban areas while 62.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.8% while that in the rural areas is 72.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Valsad district is 844 while that of Rural areas is 972.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Valsad district is 215439 which is 13% of the total population. There are 111889 male children and 103550 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Valsad is 925 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (922) of Valsad district.

The total literacy rate of Valsad district is 78.55%. The male literacy rate is 73.89% and the female literacy rate is 62.94% in Valsad district.

Population
1,705,678
Literacy
78.55%
Sex Ratio
922

To facilitate the administration, Valsad district is further divided into 5 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Valsad Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 215,439 111,889 103,550
Literacy 78.55% 73.89% 62.94%
Scheduled Caste 38,237 19,557 18,680
Scheduled Tribe 902,794 450,976 451,818
Illiterate 535,021 231,694 303,327

Caste-wise Population - Valsad district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 2.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 52.9% of total population in Valsad district of Gujarat.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 38,237 19,557 18,680
Schedule Tribe 902,794 450,976 451,818

Religion-wise Population - Valsad district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,571,147 (92.11%) 816,304 754,843
Muslim 94,034 (5.51%) 50,349 43,685
Christian 19,661 (1.15%) 9,846 9,815
Sikh 1,589 (0.09%) 826 763
Buddhist 913 (0.05%) 505 408
Jain 13,809 (0.81%) 6,978 6,831
Other Religion 1,417 (0.08%) 722 695
No Religion Specified 3,108 (0.18%) 1,692 1,416

Literacy Rate - Valsad district

The total literacy rate of Valsad district was 78.55% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 78.03% of Gujarat. Population-wise, out of total 1,170,657 literates, males were 655,528 while females were 515,129. Also the male literacy rate was 84.55% and the female literacy rate was 72.06% in Valsad district.

  Valsad district Gujarat
Female 72.06% 69.68%
Male 84.55% 85.75%
Total 78.55% 78.03%

Sex Ratio - Valsad district

The Sex Ratio of Valsad district is 922 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 922 females in Valsad district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 925 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 922 ) of Valsad district.


Population Density - Valsad district

The total area of Valsad district is 3,008 km2. Thus the density of Valsad district is 567 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 226 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,782 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Valsad district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Valsad, 37.26% people lived in urban regions while 62.74% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 635,501 out of which 344,578 were males while remaining 290,923 were females. In rural areas of Valsad, male population was 542,644 while female population was 527,533.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Valsad was 844 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Valsad was 885 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Valsad were 73,330 which is 11.54% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Valsad was 972 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Valsad was 947 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Valsad for urban regions was 88.84 percent in which males were 92.65% literate while female literacy stood at 84.31%. The total literate population of Valsad was 1,170,657. Similarly in rural areas of Valsad, the average literacy rate was 72.32 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 79.27% and 65.2% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Valsad were 671,205.

Rural Urban
Population % 62.74% 37.26%
Total population 1,070,177 635,501
Male population 542,644 344,578
Female population 527,533 290,923
Sex ratio 972 844
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 947 885
Child population 142,109 73,330
Literates 671,205 499,452
Average literacy 72.32% 88.84%
Male literacy 79.27% 92.65%
Female literacy 65.2% 84.31%

Child Population - Valsad district

According to Census 2011, there were 215,439 children between age 0 to 6 years in Valsad district. Out of which 111,889 were male while 103,550 were female.


Working Population - Valsad district

In Valsad district out of total population, 743,245 were engaged in work activities. 77.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 22.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 743,245 workers engaged in Main Work, 119,731 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 89,867 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 577,327 450,394 126,933
Cultivators 119,731 93,410 26,321
Agriculture Labourer 89,867 54,008 35,859
Household Industries 8,554 6,533 2,021
Other Workers 359,175 296,443 62,732
Marginal Workers 165,918 65,794 100,124
Non Working 962,433 371,034 591,399

Valsad district Map


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