Keshod Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Junagadh district, Gujarat

Keshod Taluka of Junagadh district has total population of 194,746 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 100,239 are males while 94,507 are females. In 2011 there were total 40,722 families residing in Keshod Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Keshod Taluka is 943.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 39.1% people lives in Urban areas while 60.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84.6% while that in the rural areas is 74.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Keshod Taluka is 943 while that of Rural areas is 943.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Keshod Taluka is 19498 which is 10% of the total population. There are 10380 male children and 9118 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Keshod Taluka is 878 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 943 ) of Keshod Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Keshod Taluka is 78.68%. The male literacy rate is 77.39% and the female literacy rate is 63.82% in Keshod Taluka.

Population
194,746
Literacy
78.68%
Sex Ratio
943

To facilitate the administration, Keshod Taluka is further divided into 1 town and 53 villages.

Keshod Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 19,498 10,380 9,118
Literacy 78.68% 77.39% 63.82%
Scheduled Caste 22,127 11,340 10,787
Scheduled Tribe 8,390 4,253 4,137
Illiterate 56,854 22,666 34,188

Caste-wise Population - Keshod Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 11.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4.3% of total population in Keshod Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 22,127 11,340 10,787
Schedule Tribe 8,390 4,253 4,137

Religion-wise Population - Keshod Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 184,661 (94.82%) 94,997 89,664
Muslim 9,751 (5.01%) 5,078 4,673
Christian 122 (0.06%) 57 65
Sikh 35 (0.02%) 17 18
Buddhist 66 (0.03%) 36 30
Jain 24 (0.01%) 11 13
Other Religion 3 (0%) 0 3
No Religion Specified 84 (0.04%) 43 41

Literacy Rate - Keshod Taluka

Average literacy rate of Keshod Taluka in 2011 were 78.68% in which, male and female literacy were 86.33% and 70.64% respectively. Total literate in Keshod Taluka were 137,892 of which male and female were 77,573 and 60,319 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Keshod Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Keshod Taluka is 943 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 943 females in Keshod Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 878 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 943 ) of Keshod Taluka.


Child Population - Keshod Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 19,498 children between age 0 to 6 years in Keshod Taluka. Out of which 19,498 were male while 19,498 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Keshod Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 16,069 families under Keshod Taluka living in urban areas while 16,069 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 39.1% of total population of Keshod Taluka lives in Urban areas while 60.9% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 7,506 while that in rural region is 11,992.

Total Urban Rural
Population 194,746 76,193 118,553
Children (0 - 6 years) 19,498 7,506 11,992
Schedule Caste 22,127 5,719 16,408
Schedule Tribe 8,390 4,015 4,375
Literacy 78.68% 84.56% 74.89%
Sex Ratio 943 943 943

Working Population - Keshod Taluka

In Keshod Taluka out of total population, 86,538 were engaged in work activities. 79.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 20.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 86,538 workers engaged in Main Work, 23,567 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 17,526 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 68,661 55,751 12,910
Cultivators 23,567 19,703 3,864
Agriculture Labourer 17,526 12,056 5,470
Household Industries 498 437 61
Other Workers 27,070 23,555 3,515
Marginal Workers 17,877 4,355 13,522
Non Working 108,208 40,133 68,075

Keshod Taluka Map


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