Washim District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Maharashtra) - Census 2011
Washim district of Maharashtra has a total population of 1,197,160 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 620,302 are males while 576,858 are females. In 2011 there were a total 259,464 families residing in Washim district. The Average Sex Ratio of Washim district is 930.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 17.7% people live in Urban areas while 82.3% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.3% while that in rural areas is 82.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Washim district is 947 while that of Rural areas is 926.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Washim district is 152190 which is 13% of the total population. There are 81686 male children and 70504 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Washim is 863 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (930) of Washim district.
The total literacy rate of Washim district is 83.25%. The male literacy rate is 78.62% and the female literacy rate is 66.26% in Washim district.
To facilitate the administration, Washim district is further divided into 6 Talukas (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Talukas consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Washim Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Washim district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||152,190||81,686||70,504|
Caste-wise Population - Washim district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 19.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 6.7% of total population in Washim district of Maharashtra.
Religion-wise Population - Washim district
|No Religion Specified||4,127||(0.34%)||2,352||1,775|
Literacy Rate - Washim district
The total literacy rate of Washim district was 83.25% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 82.34% of Maharashtra. Population-wise, out of total 869,917 literates, males were 487,703 while females were 382,214. Also the male literacy rate was 90.55% and the female literacy rate was 75.48% in Washim district.
Sex Ratio - Washim district
The Sex Ratio of Washim district is 930 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 930 females in Washim district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 863 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 930 ) of Washim district.
Population Density - Washim district
The total area of Washim district is 4,898 km2. Thus the density of Washim district is 244 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 80 sq. km. area is under urban region while 4,818 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Washim district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Washim, 17.66% people lived in urban regions while 82.34% in rural areas. The total urban population was 211,413 out of which 108,575 were males while the remaining 102,838 were females. In rural areas of Washim, male population was 511,727 while the female population was 474,020.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Washim was 947 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Washim was 878 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Washim were 26,607 which is 12.59% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Washim was 926 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Washim was 860 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Washim for urban regions was 88.29 percent in which males were 92.39% literate while female literacy stood at 84%. The total literate population of Washim was 869,917. Similarly in rural areas of Washim, the average literacy rate was 82.17 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 90.16% and 73.63% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Washim were 706,756.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||860||878|
Child Population - Washim district
According to Census 2011, there were 152,190 children between age 0 to 6 years in Washim district. Out of which 81,686 were male while 70,504 were female.
Working Population - Washim district
In Washim district out of total population, 569,792 were engaged in work activities. 88.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 11.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 569,792 workers engaged in Main Work, 154,583 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 265,060 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Washim
Below are the list of Districts near Washim district in Maharashtra.
|Amravati district population||2,888,445|
|Akola district population||1,813,906|
|Buldana district population||2,586,258|
|Wardha district population||1,300,774|
|Nagpur district population||4,653,570|
|Jalgaon district population||4,229,917|
|Dhule district population||2,050,862|
|Bhandara district population||1,200,334|
|Nandurbar district population||1,648,295|
|Gondiya district population||1,322,507|