Bhandara Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Bhandara district, Maharashtra

Bhandara Taluka of Bhandara district has total population of 280,030 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 141,834 are males while 138,196 are females. In 2011 there were total 64,274 families residing in Bhandara Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Bhandara Taluka is 974.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 45.2% people lives in Urban areas while 54.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 91.5% while that in the rural areas is 83.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Bhandara Taluka is 979 while that of Rural areas is 970.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Bhandara Taluka is 28689 which is 10% of the total population. There are 14750 male children and 13939 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Bhandara Taluka is 945 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 974 ) of Bhandara Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Bhandara Taluka is 87.16%. The male literacy rate is 82.42% and the female literacy rate is 73.93% in Bhandara Taluka.

Population
280,030
Literacy
87.16%
Sex Ratio
974

To facilitate the administration, Bhandara Taluka is further divided into 6 towns and 166 villages.

Bhandara Taluka Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Bhandara Taluka.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 28,689 14,750 13,939
Literacy 87.16% 82.42% 73.93%
Scheduled Caste 55,353 27,724 27,629
Scheduled Tribe 15,677 7,880 7,797
Illiterate 60,959 24,931 36,028

Caste-wise Population - Bhandara Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 19.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 5.6% of total population in Bhandara Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 55,353 27,724 27,629
Schedule Tribe 15,677 7,880 7,797

Religion-wise Population - Bhandara Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 222,041 (79.29%) 112,647 109,394
Muslim 11,891 (4.25%) 6,072 5,819
Christian 936 (0.33%) 464 472
Sikh 292 (0.1%) 141 151
Buddhist 43,162 (15.41%) 21,670 21,492
Jain 402 (0.14%) 187 215
Other Religion 732 (0.26%) 371 361
No Religion Specified 574 (0.2%) 282 292

Literacy Rate - Bhandara Taluka

Average literacy rate of Bhandara Taluka in 2011 were 87.16% in which, male and female literacy were 91.99% and 82.22% respectively. Total literate in Bhandara Taluka were 219,071 of which male and female were 116,903 and 102,168 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Bhandara Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Bhandara Taluka is 974 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 974 females in Bhandara Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 945 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 974 ) of Bhandara Taluka.


Child Population - Bhandara Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 28,689 children between age 0 to 6 years in Bhandara Taluka. Out of which 28,689 were male while 28,689 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Bhandara Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 28,573 families under Bhandara Taluka living in urban areas while 28,573 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 45.2% of total population of Bhandara Taluka lives in Urban areas while 54.8% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 12,356 while that in rural region is 16,333.

Total Urban Rural
Population 280,030 126,519 153,511
Children (0 - 6 years) 28,689 12,356 16,333
Schedule Caste 55,353 24,885 30,468
Schedule Tribe 15,677 5,731 9,946
Literacy 87.16% 91.53% 83.52%
Sex Ratio 974 979 970

Working Population - Bhandara Taluka

In Bhandara Taluka out of total population, 118,998 were engaged in work activities. 75.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 24.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 118,998 workers engaged in Main Work, 12,779 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 25,258 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 89,703 62,824 26,879
Cultivators 12,779 8,674 4,105
Agriculture Labourer 25,258 13,752 11,506
Household Industries 3,006 1,765 1,241
Other Workers 48,660 38,633 10,027
Marginal Workers 29,295 13,246 16,049
Non Working 161,032 65,764 95,268

Bhandara Taluka Map


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