Deesa Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Banaskantha district, Gujarat

Deesa Taluka of Banaskantha district has total population of 588,123 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 304,122 are males while 284,001 are females. In 2011 there were total 105,016 families residing in Deesa Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Deesa Taluka is 934.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 19.7% people lives in Urban areas while 80.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 80.2% while that in the rural areas is 61.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Deesa Taluka is 895 while that of Rural areas is 944.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Deesa Taluka is 94341 which is 16% of the total population. There are 50336 male children and 44005 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Deesa Taluka is 874 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 934 ) of Deesa Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Deesa Taluka is 65.4%. The male literacy rate is 65.17% and the female literacy rate is 43.91% in Deesa Taluka.

Population
588,123
Literacy
65.4%
Sex Ratio
934

To facilitate the administration, Deesa Taluka is further divided into 2 towns and 148 villages.

Deesa Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 94,341 50,336 44,005
Literacy 65.4% 65.17% 43.91%
Scheduled Caste 53,511 27,557 25,954
Scheduled Tribe 14,506 7,469 7,037
Illiterate 265,206 105,919 159,287

Caste-wise Population - Deesa Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 9.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.5% of total population in Deesa Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 53,511 27,557 25,954
Schedule Tribe 14,506 7,469 7,037

Religion-wise Population - Deesa Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 560,012 (95.22%) 289,712 270,300
Muslim 22,929 (3.9%) 11,818 11,111
Christian 424 (0.07%) 219 205
Sikh 117 (0.02%) 59 58
Buddhist 20 (0%) 11 9
Jain 4,312 (0.73%) 2,157 2,155
Other Religion 13 (0%) 4 9
No Religion Specified 296 (0.05%) 142 154

Literacy Rate - Deesa Taluka

Average literacy rate of Deesa Taluka in 2011 were 65.4% in which, male and female literacy were 78.1% and 51.97% respectively. Total literate in Deesa Taluka were 322,917 of which male and female were 198,203 and 124,714 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Deesa Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Deesa Taluka is 934 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 934 females in Deesa Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 874 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 934 ) of Deesa Taluka.


Child Population - Deesa Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 94,341 children between age 0 to 6 years in Deesa Taluka. Out of which 94,341 were male while 94,341 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Deesa Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 22,626 families under Deesa Taluka living in urban areas while 22,626 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 19.7% of total population of Deesa Taluka lives in Urban areas while 80.3% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 15,401 while that in rural region is 78,940.

Total Urban Rural
Population 588,123 116,154 471,969
Children (0 - 6 years) 94,341 15,401 78,940
Schedule Caste 53,511 6,613 46,898
Schedule Tribe 14,506 3,961 10,545
Literacy 65.4% 80.23% 61.59%
Sex Ratio 934 895 944

Working Population - Deesa Taluka

In Deesa Taluka out of total population, 232,486 were engaged in work activities. 81.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 232,486 workers engaged in Main Work, 80,673 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 41,254 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 189,328 148,616 40,712
Cultivators 80,673 73,812 6,861
Agriculture Labourer 41,254 29,083 12,171
Household Industries 1,442 974 468
Other Workers 65,959 44,747 21,212
Marginal Workers 43,158 10,114 33,044
Non Working 355,637 145,392 210,245

Deesa Taluka Map


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