Botad Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Bhavnagar district, Gujarat

Botad Taluka of Bhavnagar district has total population of 286,618 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 147,749 are males while 138,869 are females. In 2011 there were total 53,495 families residing in Botad Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Botad Taluka is 940.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 45.5% people lives in Urban areas while 54.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 82% while that in the rural areas is 70.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Botad Taluka is 926 while that of Rural areas is 952.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Botad Taluka is 40130 which is 14% of the total population. There are 21150 male children and 18980 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Botad Taluka is 897 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 940 ) of Botad Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Botad Taluka is 75.78%. The male literacy rate is 72.58% and the female literacy rate is 57.3% in Botad Taluka.

Population
286,618
Literacy
75.78%
Sex Ratio
940

To facilitate the administration, Botad Taluka is further divided into 1 town and 52 villages.

Botad Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 40,130 21,150 18,980
Literacy 75.78% 72.58% 57.3%
Scheduled Caste 18,632 9,436 9,196
Scheduled Tribe 632 323 309
Illiterate 99,820 40,519 59,301

Caste-wise Population - Botad Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Botad Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 18,632 9,436 9,196
Schedule Tribe 632 323 309

Religion-wise Population - Botad Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 262,601 (91.62%) 135,499 127,102
Muslim 19,099 (6.66%) 9,795 9,304
Christian 242 (0.08%) 124 118
Sikh 50 (0.02%) 25 25
Buddhist 21 (0.01%) 6 15
Jain 4,484 (1.56%) 2,243 2,241
Other Religion 6 (0%) 4 2
No Religion Specified 115 (0.04%) 53 62

Literacy Rate - Botad Taluka

Average literacy rate of Botad Taluka in 2011 were 75.78% in which, male and female literacy were 84.7% and 66.37% respectively. Total literate in Botad Taluka were 186,798 of which male and female were 107,230 and 79,568 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Botad Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Botad Taluka is 940 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 940 females in Botad Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 897 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 940 ) of Botad Taluka.


Child Population - Botad Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 40,130 children between age 0 to 6 years in Botad Taluka. Out of which 40,130 were male while 40,130 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Botad Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 25,210 families under Botad Taluka living in urban areas while 25,210 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 45.5% of total population of Botad Taluka lives in Urban areas while 54.5% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 17,202 while that in rural region is 22,928.

Total Urban Rural
Population 286,618 130,327 156,291
Children (0 - 6 years) 40,130 17,202 22,928
Schedule Caste 18,632 6,910 11,722
Schedule Tribe 632 331 301
Literacy 75.78% 81.99% 70.52%
Sex Ratio 940 926 952

Working Population - Botad Taluka

In Botad Taluka out of total population, 117,103 were engaged in work activities. 86% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 14% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 117,103 workers engaged in Main Work, 20,065 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 19,991 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 100,659 79,840 20,819
Cultivators 20,065 16,646 3,419
Agriculture Labourer 19,991 12,907 7,084
Household Industries 1,504 1,187 317
Other Workers 59,099 49,100 9,999
Marginal Workers 16,444 4,032 12,412
Non Working 169,515 63,877 105,638

Botad Taluka Map


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