Valsad Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Valsad district, Gujarat

Valsad Taluka of Valsad district has total population of 415,140 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 212,179 are males while 202,961 are females. In 2011 there were total 93,797 families residing in Valsad Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Valsad Taluka is 957.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 46.4% people lives in Urban areas while 53.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 91.4% while that in the rural areas is 86.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Valsad Taluka is 951 while that of Rural areas is 961.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Valsad Taluka is 38139 which is 9% of the total population. There are 19967 male children and 18172 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Valsad Taluka is 910 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 957 ) of Valsad Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Valsad Taluka is 88.83%. The male literacy rate is 84.11% and the female literacy rate is 77.08% in Valsad Taluka.

Population
415,140
Literacy
88.83%
Sex Ratio
957

To facilitate the administration, Valsad Taluka is further divided into 9 towns and 86 villages.

Valsad Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 38,139 19,967 18,172
Literacy 88.83% 84.11% 77.08%
Scheduled Caste 10,887 5,517 5,370
Scheduled Tribe 147,330 73,537 73,793
Illiterate 80,235 33,714 46,521

Caste-wise Population - Valsad Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 2.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 35.5% of total population in Valsad Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 10,887 5,517 5,370
Schedule Tribe 147,330 73,537 73,793

Religion-wise Population - Valsad Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 383,495 (92.38%) 196,096 187,399
Muslim 23,100 (5.56%) 11,823 11,277
Christian 2,325 (0.56%) 1,155 1,170
Sikh 536 (0.13%) 268 268
Buddhist 222 (0.05%) 121 101
Jain 4,284 (1.03%) 2,117 2,167
Other Religion 523 (0.13%) 247 276
No Religion Specified 655 (0.16%) 352 303

Literacy Rate - Valsad Taluka

Average literacy rate of Valsad Taluka in 2011 were 88.83% in which, male and female literacy were 92.85% and 84.66% respectively. Total literate in Valsad Taluka were 334,905 of which male and female were 178,465 and 156,440 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Valsad Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Valsad Taluka is 957 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 957 females in Valsad Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 910 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 957 ) of Valsad Taluka.


Child Population - Valsad Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 38,139 children between age 0 to 6 years in Valsad Taluka. Out of which 38,139 were male while 38,139 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Valsad Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 43,488 families under Valsad Taluka living in urban areas while 43,488 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 46.4% of total population of Valsad Taluka lives in Urban areas while 53.6% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 17,247 while that in rural region is 20,892.

Total Urban Rural
Population 415,140 192,458 222,682
Children (0 - 6 years) 38,139 17,247 20,892
Schedule Caste 10,887 5,589 5,298
Schedule Tribe 147,330 40,364 106,966
Literacy 88.83% 91.4% 86.61%
Sex Ratio 957 951 961

Working Population - Valsad Taluka

In Valsad Taluka out of total population, 168,189 were engaged in work activities. 83.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 16.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 168,189 workers engaged in Main Work, 19,733 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 23,083 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 140,835 110,911 29,924
Cultivators 19,733 16,804 2,929
Agriculture Labourer 23,083 14,241 8,842
Household Industries 2,487 1,914 573
Other Workers 95,532 77,952 17,580
Marginal Workers 27,354 12,507 14,847
Non Working 246,951 88,761 158,190

Valsad Taluka Map


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