Petlad Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Anand district, Gujarat

Petlad Taluka of Anand district has total population of 287,924 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 150,083 are males while 137,841 are females. In 2011 there were total 60,078 families residing in Petlad Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Petlad Taluka is 918.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 19.2% people lives in Urban areas while 80.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.9% while that in the rural areas is 85.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Petlad Taluka is 924 while that of Rural areas is 917.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Petlad Taluka is 34379 which is 12% of the total population. There are 18357 male children and 16022 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Petlad Taluka is 873 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 918 ) of Petlad Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Petlad Taluka is 86.34%. The male literacy rate is 81.46% and the female literacy rate is 70.13% in Petlad Taluka.

Population
287,924
Literacy
86.34%
Sex Ratio
918

To facilitate the administration, Petlad Taluka is further divided into 1 town and 56 villages.

Petlad Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 34,379 18,357 16,022
Literacy 86.34% 81.46% 70.13%
Scheduled Caste 18,319 9,688 8,631
Scheduled Tribe 1,688 882 806
Illiterate 69,004 27,831 41,173

Caste-wise Population - Petlad Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.6% of total population in Petlad Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 18,319 9,688 8,631
Schedule Tribe 1,688 882 806

Religion-wise Population - Petlad Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 248,047 (86.15%) 129,714 118,333
Muslim 35,087 (12.19%) 17,937 17,150
Christian 3,678 (1.28%) 1,858 1,820
Sikh 61 (0.02%) 32 29
Buddhist 30 (0.01%) 10 20
Jain 741 (0.26%) 377 364
Other Religion 16 (0.01%) 9 7
No Religion Specified 264 (0.09%) 146 118

Literacy Rate - Petlad Taluka

Average literacy rate of Petlad Taluka in 2011 were 86.34% in which, male and female literacy were 92.81% and 79.35% respectively. Total literate in Petlad Taluka were 218,920 of which male and female were 122,252 and 96,668 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Petlad Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Petlad Taluka is 918 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 918 females in Petlad Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 873 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 918 ) of Petlad Taluka.


Child Population - Petlad Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 34,379 children between age 0 to 6 years in Petlad Taluka. Out of which 34,379 were male while 34,379 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Petlad Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 11,100 families under Petlad Taluka living in urban areas while 11,100 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 19.2% of total population of Petlad Taluka lives in Urban areas while 80.8% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 6,042 while that in rural region is 28,337.

Total Urban Rural
Population 287,924 55,330 232,594
Children (0 - 6 years) 34,379 6,042 28,337
Schedule Caste 18,319 3,856 14,463
Schedule Tribe 1,688 577 1,111
Literacy 86.34% 88.92% 85.72%
Sex Ratio 918 924 917

Working Population - Petlad Taluka

In Petlad Taluka out of total population, 114,463 were engaged in work activities. 85.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 14.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 114,463 workers engaged in Main Work, 18,214 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 44,856 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 97,973 81,514 16,459
Cultivators 18,214 17,500 714
Agriculture Labourer 44,856 35,453 9,403
Household Industries 1,400 1,228 172
Other Workers 33,503 27,333 6,170
Marginal Workers 16,490 6,308 10,182
Non Working 173,461 62,261 111,200

Petlad Taluka Map


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