Dehgam Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Gandhinagar district, Gujarat

Dehgam Taluka of Gandhinagar district has total population of 268,562 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 137,759 are males while 130,803 are females. In 2011 there were total 53,763 families residing in Dehgam Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Dehgam Taluka is 950.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 15.9% people lives in Urban areas while 84.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 81.9% while that in the rural areas is 80.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Dehgam Taluka is 941 while that of Rural areas is 951.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dehgam Taluka is 35477 which is 13% of the total population. There are 18882 male children and 16595 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dehgam Taluka is 879 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 950 ) of Dehgam Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Dehgam Taluka is 80.55%. The male literacy rate is 78.46% and the female literacy rate is 60.9% in Dehgam Taluka.

Population
268,562
Literacy
80.55%
Sex Ratio
950

To facilitate the administration, Dehgam Taluka is further divided into 1 town and 92 villages.

Dehgam Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 35,477 18,882 16,595
Literacy 80.55% 78.46% 60.9%
Scheduled Caste 11,390 5,866 5,524
Scheduled Tribe 2,594 1,330 1,264
Illiterate 80,821 29,680 51,141

Caste-wise Population - Dehgam Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 4.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1% of total population in Dehgam Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 11,390 5,866 5,524
Schedule Tribe 2,594 1,330 1,264

Religion-wise Population - Dehgam Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 252,466 (94.01%) 129,593 122,873
Muslim 13,944 (5.19%) 7,030 6,914
Christian 137 (0.05%) 76 61
Sikh 156 (0.06%) 81 75
Buddhist 13 (0%) 7 6
Jain 1,691 (0.63%) 887 804
Other Religion 9 (0%) 6 3
No Religion Specified 146 (0.05%) 79 67

Literacy Rate - Dehgam Taluka

Average literacy rate of Dehgam Taluka in 2011 were 80.55% in which, male and female literacy were 90.92% and 69.75% respectively. Total literate in Dehgam Taluka were 187,741 of which male and female were 108,079 and 79,662 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Dehgam Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Dehgam Taluka is 950 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 950 females in Dehgam Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 879 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 950 ) of Dehgam Taluka.


Child Population - Dehgam Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 35,477 children between age 0 to 6 years in Dehgam Taluka. Out of which 35,477 were male while 35,477 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Dehgam Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 8,690 families under Dehgam Taluka living in urban areas while 8,690 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 15.9% of total population of Dehgam Taluka lives in Urban areas while 84.1% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 5,446 while that in rural region is 30,031.

Total Urban Rural
Population 268,562 42,632 225,930
Children (0 - 6 years) 35,477 5,446 30,031
Schedule Caste 11,390 2,875 8,515
Schedule Tribe 2,594 1,778 816
Literacy 80.55% 81.85% 80.3%
Sex Ratio 950 941 951

Working Population - Dehgam Taluka

In Dehgam Taluka out of total population, 108,758 were engaged in work activities. 81.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 108,758 workers engaged in Main Work, 32,647 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 24,366 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 88,906 71,934 16,972
Cultivators 32,647 30,846 1,801
Agriculture Labourer 24,366 18,057 6,309
Household Industries 963 670 293
Other Workers 30,930 22,361 8,569
Marginal Workers 19,852 7,827 12,025
Non Working 159,804 57,998 101,806

Dehgam Taluka Map


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