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

Mahuva Taluka of Bhavnagar district has total population of 452,011 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 229,719 are males while 222,292 are females. In 2011 there were total 77,075 families residing in Mahuva Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Mahuva Taluka is 968.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 23.7% people lives in Urban areas while 76.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 77.9% while that in the rural areas is 65.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Mahuva Taluka is 949 while that of Rural areas is 973.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Mahuva Taluka is 67012 which is 15% of the total population. There are 34599 male children and 32413 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Mahuva Taluka is 937 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 968 ) of Mahuva Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Mahuva Taluka is 68.75%. The male literacy rate is 68.29% and the female literacy rate is 48.51% in Mahuva Taluka.

Population
452,011
Literacy
68.75%
Sex Ratio
968

To facilitate the administration, Mahuva Taluka is further divided into 3 towns and 131 villages.

Mahuva Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 67,012 34,599 32,413
Literacy 68.75% 68.29% 48.51%
Scheduled Caste 15,612 8,010 7,602
Scheduled Tribe 893 471 422
Illiterate 187,319 72,854 114,465

Caste-wise Population - Mahuva Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 3.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.2% of total population in Mahuva Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 15,612 8,010 7,602
Schedule Tribe 893 471 422

Religion-wise Population - Mahuva Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 409,438 (90.58%) 208,088 201,350
Muslim 40,306 (8.92%) 20,465 19,841
Christian 337 (0.07%) 173 164
Sikh 79 (0.02%) 34 45
Buddhist 50 (0.01%) 33 17
Jain 1,514 (0.33%) 767 747
Other Religion 18 (0%) 9 9
No Religion Specified 269 (0.06%) 150 119

Literacy Rate - Mahuva Taluka

Average literacy rate of Mahuva Taluka in 2011 were 68.75% in which, male and female literacy were 80.39% and 56.79% respectively. Total literate in Mahuva Taluka were 264,692 of which male and female were 156,865 and 107,827 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Mahuva Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Mahuva Taluka is 968 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 968 females in Mahuva Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 937 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 968 ) of Mahuva Taluka.


Child Population - Mahuva Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 67,012 children between age 0 to 6 years in Mahuva Taluka. Out of which 67,012 were male while 67,012 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Mahuva Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 19,421 families under Mahuva Taluka living in urban areas while 19,421 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 23.7% of total population of Mahuva Taluka lives in Urban areas while 76.3% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 13,963 while that in rural region is 53,049.

Total Urban Rural
Population 452,011 107,196 344,815
Children (0 - 6 years) 67,012 13,963 53,049
Schedule Caste 15,612 3,465 12,147
Schedule Tribe 893 129 764
Literacy 68.75% 77.88% 65.83%
Sex Ratio 968 949 973

Working Population - Mahuva Taluka

In Mahuva Taluka out of total population, 184,179 were engaged in work activities. 84.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 15.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 184,179 workers engaged in Main Work, 41,199 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 60,269 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 155,109 117,543 37,566
Cultivators 41,199 33,753 7,446
Agriculture Labourer 60,269 36,021 24,248
Household Industries 1,817 1,418 399
Other Workers 51,824 46,351 5,473
Marginal Workers 29,070 8,464 20,606
Non Working 267,832 103,712 164,120

Mahuva Taluka Map


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