Desaiganj Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Gadchiroli district, Maharashtra

Desaiganj Taluka of Gadchiroli district has a total population of 83,607 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 42,014 are males while 41,593 are females. In 2011 there were a total 20,167 families residing in Desaiganj Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Desaiganj Taluka is 990.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 34.4% people live in Urban areas while 65.6% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.4% while that in rural areas is 79.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Desaiganj Taluka is 1,000 while that of Rural areas is 985.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Desaiganj Taluka is 9124 which is 11% of the total population. There are 4631 male children and 4493 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Desaiganj Taluka is 970 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 990 ) of Desaiganj Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Desaiganj Taluka is 82.84%. The male literacy rate is 80.19% and the female literacy rate is 67.35% in Desaiganj Taluka.

Population
83,607
Literacy
82.84%
Sex Ratio
990

To facilitate the administration, Desaiganj Taluka is further divided into 1 town and 36 villages.

Desaiganj Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 9,124 4,631 4,493
Literacy 82.84% 80.19% 67.35%
Scheduled Caste 14,138 7,208 6,930
Scheduled Tribe 7,199 3,561 3,638
Illiterate 21,902 8,321 13,581

Caste-wise Population - Desaiganj Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 8.6% of total population in Desaiganj Taluka of Maharashtra.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 14,138 7,208 6,930
Schedule Tribe 7,199 3,561 3,638

Religion-wise Population - Desaiganj Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 64,660 (77.34%) 32,383 32,277
Muslim 4,734 (5.66%) 2,368 2,366
Christian 98 (0.12%) 47 51
Sikh 214 (0.26%) 112 102
Buddhist 13,448 (16.08%) 6,878 6,570
Jain 62 (0.07%) 32 30
Other Religion 72 (0.09%) 36 36
No Religion Specified 319 (0.38%) 158 161

Literacy Rate - Desaiganj Taluka

Average literacy rate of Desaiganj Taluka in 2011 were 82.84% in which, male and female literacy were 90.13% and 75.5% respectively. Total literate in Desaiganj Taluka were 61,705 of which male and female were 33,693 and 28,012 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Desaiganj Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Desaiganj Taluka is 990 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 990 females in Desaiganj Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 970 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 990 ) of Desaiganj Taluka.


Child Population - Desaiganj Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 9,124 children between age 0 to 6 years in Desaiganj Taluka. Out of which 9,124 were male while 9,124 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Desaiganj Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are a total 6,511 families under Desaiganj Taluka living in urban areas while 6,511 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 34.4% of total population of Desaiganj Taluka lives in Urban areas while 65.6% lives in Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban regions is 3,064 while that in rural regions is 6,060.

Total Urban Rural
Population 83,607 28,781 54,826
Children (0 - 6 years) 9,124 3,064 6,060
Schedule Caste 14,138 5,465 8,673
Schedule Tribe 7,199 1,806 5,393
Literacy 82.84% 88.38% 79.92%
Sex Ratio 990 1,000 985

Working Population - Desaiganj Taluka

In Desaiganj Taluka out of total population, 43,559 were engaged in work activities. 66.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 33.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 43,559 workers engaged in Main Work, 6,734 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 13,790 were Agricultural labourers.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 28,852 18,256 10,596
Cultivators 6,734 4,270 2,464
Agriculture Labourer 13,790 7,400 6,390
Household Industries 605 383 222
Other Workers 7,723 6,203 1,520
Marginal Workers 14,707 6,987 7,720
Non Working 40,048 16,771 23,277

Nearby Talukas from Desaiganj Taluka

Below is the list of Talukas near Desaiganj Taluka in Gadchiroli district.


Desaiganj Taluka Map


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