West District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Delhi) - Census 2011
West district of Delhi has a total population of 2,543,243 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,356,240 are males while 1,187,003 are females. In 2011 there were a total 533,221 families residing in West district. The Average Sex Ratio of West district is 875.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 99.7% people live in Urban areas while 0.3% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 87% while that in rural areas is 81%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in West district is 875 while that of Rural areas is 914.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in West district is 288421 which is 11% of the total population. There are 154088 male children and 134333 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of West is 872 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (875) of West district.
The total literacy rate of West district is 86.98%. The male literacy rate is 80.66% and the female literacy rate is 73.06% in West district.
To facilitate the administration, West district is further divided into 3 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
West Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about West district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||288,421||154,088||134,333|
Caste-wise Population - West district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in West district of Delhi.
Religion-wise Population - West district
|No Religion Specified||2,465||(0.1%)||1,437||1,028|
Literacy Rate - West district
The total literacy rate of West district was 86.98% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 86.21% of Delhi. Population-wise, out of total 1,961,179 literates, males were 1,093,933 while females were 867,246. Also the male literacy rate was 91% and the female literacy rate was 82.39% in West district.
Sex Ratio - West district
The Sex Ratio of West district is 875 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 875 females in West district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 872 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 875 ) of West district.
Population Density - West district
The total area of West district is 130 km2. Thus the density of West district is 19,563 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 123 sq. km. area is under urban region while 7 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - West district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of West, 99.75% people lived in urban regions while 0.25% in rural areas. The total urban population was 2,536,823 out of which 1,352,885 were males while the remaining 1,183,938 were females. In rural areas of West, male population was 3,355 while the female population was 3,065.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of West was 875 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in West was 872 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of West were 287,490 which is 11.33% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of West was 914 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in West was 787 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in West for urban regions was 86.99 percent in which males were 91% literate while female literacy stood at 82.41%. The total literate population of West was 1,961,179. Similarly in rural areas of West, the average literacy rate was 81.03 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 90.44% and 71% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of West were 4,448.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||787||872|
Child Population - West district
According to Census 2011, there were 288,421 children between age 0 to 6 years in West district. Out of which 154,088 were male while 134,333 were female.
Working Population - West district
In West district out of total population, 874,320 were engaged in work activities. 96% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 874,320 workers engaged in Main Work, 2,433 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 3,725 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from West
Below are the list of Districts near West district in Delhi.
|South West district population||2,292,958|
|Central district population||582,320|
|South district population||2,731,929|
|New Delhi district population||142,004|
|East district population||1,709,346|
|North East district population||2,241,624|
|North district population||887,978|
|North West district population||3,656,539|