Vadgam Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Banaskantha district, Gujarat

Vadgam Taluka of Banaskantha district has total population of 240,326 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 122,254 are males while 118,072 are females. In 2011 there were total 47,642 families residing in Vadgam Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Vadgam Taluka is 966.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 3.5% people lives in Urban areas while 96.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 80.8% while that in the rural areas is 77.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Vadgam Taluka is 932 while that of Rural areas is 967.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Vadgam Taluka is 32382 which is 13% of the total population. There are 16930 male children and 15452 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Vadgam Taluka is 913 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 966 ) of Vadgam Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Vadgam Taluka is 77.95%. The male literacy rate is 76.74% and the female literacy rate is 57.83% in Vadgam Taluka.

Population
240,326
Literacy
77.95%
Sex Ratio
966

To facilitate the administration, Vadgam Taluka is further divided into 1 town and 109 villages.

Vadgam Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 32,382 16,930 15,452
Literacy 77.95% 76.74% 57.83%
Scheduled Caste 38,858 19,891 18,967
Scheduled Tribe 5,913 3,011 2,902
Illiterate 78,228 28,437 49,791

Caste-wise Population - Vadgam Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.5% of total population in Vadgam Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 38,858 19,891 18,967
Schedule Tribe 5,913 3,011 2,902

Religion-wise Population - Vadgam Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 179,191 (74.56%) 91,294 87,897
Muslim 60,793 (25.3%) 30,792 30,001
Christian 143 (0.06%) 76 67
Sikh 6 (0%) 3 3
Buddhist 9 (0%) 3 6
Jain 128 (0.05%) 57 71
Other Religion 5 (0%) 2 3
No Religion Specified 51 (0.02%) 27 24

Literacy Rate - Vadgam Taluka

Average literacy rate of Vadgam Taluka in 2011 were 77.95% in which, male and female literacy were 89.07% and 66.54% respectively. Total literate in Vadgam Taluka were 162,098 of which male and female were 93,817 and 68,281 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Vadgam Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Vadgam Taluka is 966 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 966 females in Vadgam Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 913 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 966 ) of Vadgam Taluka.


Child Population - Vadgam Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 32,382 children between age 0 to 6 years in Vadgam Taluka. Out of which 32,382 were male while 32,382 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Vadgam Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 1,679 families under Vadgam Taluka living in urban areas while 1,679 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 3.5% of total population of Vadgam Taluka lives in Urban areas while 96.5% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 1,114 while that in rural region is 31,268.

Total Urban Rural
Population 240,326 8,379 231,947
Children (0 - 6 years) 32,382 1,114 31,268
Schedule Caste 38,858 979 37,879
Schedule Tribe 5,913 424 5,489
Literacy 77.95% 80.78% 77.85%
Sex Ratio 966 932 967

Working Population - Vadgam Taluka

In Vadgam Taluka out of total population, 89,208 were engaged in work activities. 86.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 13.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 89,208 workers engaged in Main Work, 23,346 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 21,189 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 76,952 61,155 15,797
Cultivators 23,346 21,306 2,040
Agriculture Labourer 21,189 16,311 4,878
Household Industries 1,178 1,017 161
Other Workers 31,239 22,521 8,718
Marginal Workers 12,256 3,537 8,719
Non Working 151,118 57,562 93,556

Vadgam Taluka Map


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