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

Palitana Taluka of Bhavnagar district has total population of 230,271 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 117,629 are males while 112,642 are females. In 2011 there were total 41,260 families residing in Palitana Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Palitana Taluka is 958.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 28% people lives in Urban areas while 72% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 78.3% while that in the rural areas is 72.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Palitana Taluka is 942 while that of Rural areas is 964.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Palitana Taluka is 32513 which is 14% of the total population. There are 16944 male children and 15569 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Palitana Taluka is 919 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 958 ) of Palitana Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Palitana Taluka is 74.38%. The male literacy rate is 71.74% and the female literacy rate is 55.67% in Palitana Taluka.

Population
230,271
Literacy
74.38%
Sex Ratio
958

To facilitate the administration, Palitana Taluka is further divided into 1 town and 93 villages.

Palitana Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 32,513 16,944 15,569
Literacy 74.38% 71.74% 55.67%
Scheduled Caste 14,262 7,283 6,979
Scheduled Tribe 761 392 369
Illiterate 83,171 33,239 49,932

Caste-wise Population - Palitana Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.3% of total population in Palitana Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 14,262 7,283 6,979
Schedule Tribe 761 392 369

Religion-wise Population - Palitana Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 211,327 (91.77%) 107,996 103,331
Muslim 16,750 (7.27%) 8,498 8,252
Christian 97 (0.04%) 53 44
Sikh 103 (0.04%) 53 50
Buddhist 50 (0.02%) 28 22
Jain 1,773 (0.77%) 910 863
Other Religion 5 (0%) 5 0
No Religion Specified 166 (0.07%) 86 80

Literacy Rate - Palitana Taluka

Average literacy rate of Palitana Taluka in 2011 were 74.38% in which, male and female literacy were 83.82% and 64.6% respectively. Total literate in Palitana Taluka were 147,100 of which male and female were 84,390 and 62,710 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Palitana Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Palitana Taluka is 958 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 958 females in Palitana Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 919 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 958 ) of Palitana Taluka.


Child Population - Palitana Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 32,513 children between age 0 to 6 years in Palitana Taluka. Out of which 32,513 were male while 32,513 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Palitana Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 11,791 families under Palitana Taluka living in urban areas while 11,791 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 28% of total population of Palitana Taluka lives in Urban areas while 72% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 8,917 while that in rural region is 23,596.

Total Urban Rural
Population 230,271 64,497 165,774
Children (0 - 6 years) 32,513 8,917 23,596
Schedule Caste 14,262 2,958 11,304
Schedule Tribe 761 460 301
Literacy 74.38% 78.34% 72.84%
Sex Ratio 958 942 964

Working Population - Palitana Taluka

In Palitana Taluka out of total population, 91,162 were engaged in work activities. 84.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 15.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 91,162 workers engaged in Main Work, 17,037 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 22,615 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 77,418 60,748 16,670
Cultivators 17,037 13,734 3,303
Agriculture Labourer 22,615 13,180 9,435
Household Industries 924 786 138
Other Workers 36,842 33,048 3,794
Marginal Workers 13,744 5,074 8,670
Non Working 139,109 51,807 87,302

Palitana Taluka Map


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