Sorab Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Shimoga district, Karnataka

Sorab Taluka of Shimoga district has a total population of 200,809 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 101,130 are males while 99,679 are females. In 2011 there were a total 46,658 families residing in Sorab Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Sorab Taluka is 986.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 5.6% people live in Urban areas while 94.4% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 89% while that in rural areas is 78%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Sorab Taluka is 1,015 while that of Rural areas is 984.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sorab Taluka is 22624 which is 11% of the total population. There are 11496 male children and 11128 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sorab Taluka is 968 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 986 ) of Sorab Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Sorab Taluka is 78.67%. The male literacy rate is 75.9% and the female literacy rate is 63.62% in Sorab Taluka.

Population
200,809
Literacy
78.67%
Sex Ratio
986

To facilitate the administration, Sorab Taluka is further divided into 1 town and 306 villages.

Sorab Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 22,624 11,496 11,128
Literacy 78.67% 75.9% 63.62%
Scheduled Caste 39,045 19,664 19,381
Scheduled Tribe 7,750 3,909 3,841
Illiterate 60,639 24,377 36,262

Caste-wise Population - Sorab Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 19.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 3.9% of total population in Sorab Taluka of Karnataka.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 39,045 19,664 19,381
Schedule Tribe 7,750 3,909 3,841

Religion-wise Population - Sorab Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 184,593 (91.92%) 92,976 91,617
Muslim 15,134 (7.54%) 7,642 7,492
Christian 777 (0.39%) 360 417
Sikh 19 (0.01%) 11 8
Buddhist 5 (0%) 2 3
Jain 159 (0.08%) 76 83
Other Religion 27 (0.01%) 15 12
No Religion Specified 95 (0.05%) 48 47

Literacy Rate - Sorab Taluka

Average literacy rate of Sorab Taluka in 2011 were 78.67% in which, male and female literacy were 85.63% and 71.62% respectively. Total literate in Sorab Taluka were 140,170 of which male and female were 76,753 and 63,417 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Sorab Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Sorab Taluka is 986 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 986 females in Sorab Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 968 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 986 ) of Sorab Taluka.


Child Population - Sorab Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 22,624 children between age 0 to 6 years in Sorab Taluka. Out of which 22,624 were male while 22,624 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Sorab Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are a total 2,558 families under Sorab Taluka living in urban areas while 2,558 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 5.6% of total population of Sorab Taluka lives in Urban areas while 94.4% lives in Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban regions is 1,258 while that in rural regions is 21,366.

Total Urban Rural
Population 200,809 11,332 189,477
Children (0 - 6 years) 22,624 1,258 21,366
Schedule Caste 39,045 1,194 37,851
Schedule Tribe 7,750 205 7,545
Literacy 78.67% 89% 78.05%
Sex Ratio 986 1,015 984

Working Population - Sorab Taluka

In Sorab Taluka out of total population, 102,838 were engaged in work activities. 77.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 22.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 102,838 workers engaged in Main Work, 38,413 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 27,351 were Agricultural labourers.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 79,264 56,415 22,849
Cultivators 38,413 31,467 6,946
Agriculture Labourer 27,351 14,962 12,389
Household Industries 1,141 771 370
Other Workers 12,359 9,215 3,144
Marginal Workers 23,574 7,271 16,303
Non Working 97,971 37,444 60,527

Nearby Talukas from Sorab Taluka

Below is the list of Talukas near Sorab Taluka in Shimoga district.


Sorab Taluka Map


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