Bhuj Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Kachchh district, Gujarat

Bhuj Taluka of Kachchh district has total population of 443,269 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 228,136 are males while 215,133 are females. In 2011 there were total 96,646 families residing in Bhuj Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Bhuj Taluka is 943.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 48.2% people lives in Urban areas while 51.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85.4% while that in the rural areas is 61%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Bhuj Taluka is 921 while that of Rural areas is 964.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Bhuj Taluka is 65968 which is 15% of the total population. There are 34271 male children and 31697 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Bhuj Taluka is 925 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 943 ) of Bhuj Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Bhuj Taluka is 73.18%. The male literacy rate is 68.69% and the female literacy rate is 55.5% in Bhuj Taluka.

Population
443,269
Literacy
73.18%
Sex Ratio
943

To facilitate the administration, Bhuj Taluka is further divided into 6 towns and 159 villages.

Bhuj Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 65,968 34,271 31,697
Literacy 73.18% 68.69% 55.5%
Scheduled Caste 43,551 22,241 21,310
Scheduled Tribe 4,413 2,316 2,097
Illiterate 167,170 71,426 95,744

Caste-wise Population - Bhuj Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 9.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1% of total population in Bhuj Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 43,551 22,241 21,310
Schedule Tribe 4,413 2,316 2,097

Religion-wise Population - Bhuj Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 292,934 (66.08%) 151,537 141,397
Muslim 138,838 (31.32%) 70,635 68,203
Christian 1,029 (0.23%) 552 477
Sikh 1,045 (0.24%) 650 395
Buddhist 130 (0.03%) 73 57
Jain 8,262 (1.86%) 4,137 4,125
Other Religion 19 (0%) 14 5
No Religion Specified 1,012 (0.23%) 538 474

Literacy Rate - Bhuj Taluka

Average literacy rate of Bhuj Taluka in 2011 were 73.18% in which, male and female literacy were 80.83% and 65.08% respectively. Total literate in Bhuj Taluka were 276,099 of which male and female were 156,710 and 119,389 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Bhuj Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Bhuj Taluka is 943 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 943 females in Bhuj Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 925 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 943 ) of Bhuj Taluka.


Child Population - Bhuj Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 65,968 children between age 0 to 6 years in Bhuj Taluka. Out of which 65,968 were male while 65,968 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Bhuj Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 48,078 families under Bhuj Taluka living in urban areas while 48,078 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 48.2% of total population of Bhuj Taluka lives in Urban areas while 51.8% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 25,476 while that in rural region is 40,492.

Total Urban Rural
Population 443,269 213,514 229,755
Children (0 - 6 years) 65,968 25,476 40,492
Schedule Caste 43,551 14,405 29,146
Schedule Tribe 4,413 3,096 1,317
Literacy 73.18% 85.43% 61.01%
Sex Ratio 943 921 964

Working Population - Bhuj Taluka

In Bhuj Taluka out of total population, 160,347 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 160,347 workers engaged in Main Work, 15,574 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 25,131 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 141,465 118,568 22,897
Cultivators 15,574 13,009 2,565
Agriculture Labourer 25,131 17,995 7,136
Household Industries 2,344 1,541 803
Other Workers 98,416 86,023 12,393
Marginal Workers 18,882 7,334 11,548
Non Working 282,922 102,234 180,688

Bhuj Taluka Map


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