Meghraj Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Sabarkantha district, Gujarat

Meghraj Taluka of Sabarkantha district has total population of 167,115 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 84,987 are males while 82,128 are females. In 2011 there were total 31,360 families residing in Meghraj Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Meghraj Taluka is 966.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 6.8% people lives in Urban areas while 93.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86% while that in the rural areas is 68.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Meghraj Taluka is 948 while that of Rural areas is 968.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Meghraj Taluka is 25441 which is 15% of the total population. There are 13225 male children and 12216 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Meghraj Taluka is 924 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 966 ) of Meghraj Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Meghraj Taluka is 69.52%. The male literacy rate is 69.35% and the female literacy rate is 48.16% in Meghraj Taluka.

Population
167,115
Literacy
69.52%
Sex Ratio
966

To facilitate the administration, Meghraj Taluka is further divided into 1 town and 128 villages.

Meghraj Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 25,441 13,225 12,216
Literacy 69.52% 69.35% 48.16%
Scheduled Caste 5,837 2,955 2,882
Scheduled Tribe 61,890 31,097 30,793
Illiterate 68,627 26,049 42,578

Caste-wise Population - Meghraj Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 3.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 37% of total population in Meghraj Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 5,837 2,955 2,882
Schedule Tribe 61,890 31,097 30,793

Religion-wise Population - Meghraj Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 160,396 (95.98%) 81,615 78,781
Muslim 6,198 (3.71%) 3,102 3,096
Christian 338 (0.2%) 170 168
Sikh 28 (0.02%) 13 15
Buddhist 20 (0.01%) 12 8
Jain 71 (0.04%) 35 36
Other Religion 3 (0%) 1 2
No Religion Specified 61 (0.04%) 39 22

Literacy Rate - Meghraj Taluka

Average literacy rate of Meghraj Taluka in 2011 were 69.52% in which, male and female literacy were 82.13% and 56.57% respectively. Total literate in Meghraj Taluka were 98,488 of which male and female were 58,938 and 39,550 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Meghraj Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Meghraj Taluka is 966 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 966 females in Meghraj Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 924 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 966 ) of Meghraj Taluka.


Child Population - Meghraj Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 25,441 children between age 0 to 6 years in Meghraj Taluka. Out of which 25,441 were male while 25,441 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Meghraj Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 2,401 families under Meghraj Taluka living in urban areas while 2,401 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 6.8% of total population of Meghraj Taluka lives in Urban areas while 93.2% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 1,343 while that in rural region is 24,098.

Total Urban Rural
Population 167,115 11,363 155,752
Children (0 - 6 years) 25,441 1,343 24,098
Schedule Caste 5,837 589 5,248
Schedule Tribe 61,890 783 61,107
Literacy 69.52% 86.05% 68.26%
Sex Ratio 966 948 968

Working Population - Meghraj Taluka

In Meghraj Taluka out of total population, 81,159 were engaged in work activities. 68.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 31.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 81,159 workers engaged in Main Work, 37,432 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 5,839 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 55,386 38,813 16,573
Cultivators 37,432 29,025 8,407
Agriculture Labourer 5,839 2,816 3,023
Household Industries 293 178 115
Other Workers 11,822 6,794 5,028
Marginal Workers 25,773 6,565 19,208
Non Working 85,956 39,609 46,347

Meghraj Taluka Map


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