Wadhwan Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Surendranagar district, Gujarat

Wadhwan Taluka of Surendranagar district has total population of 359,325 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 186,434 are males while 172,891 are females. In 2011 there were total 74,287 families residing in Wadhwan Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Wadhwan Taluka is 927.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 70.6% people lives in Urban areas while 29.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84.5% while that in the rural areas is 73.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Wadhwan Taluka is 920 while that of Rural areas is 946.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Wadhwan Taluka is 40115 which is 11% of the total population. There are 21415 male children and 18700 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Wadhwan Taluka is 873 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 927 ) of Wadhwan Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Wadhwan Taluka is 81.22%. The male literacy rate is 78.8% and the female literacy rate is 64.98% in Wadhwan Taluka.

Population
359,325
Literacy
81.22%
Sex Ratio
927

To facilitate the administration, Wadhwan Taluka is further divided into 2 towns and 45 villages.

Wadhwan Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 40,115 21,415 18,700
Literacy 81.22% 78.8% 64.98%
Scheduled Caste 36,220 18,874 17,346
Scheduled Tribe 1,575 809 766
Illiterate 100,054 39,515 60,539

Caste-wise Population - Wadhwan Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 10.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.4% of total population in Wadhwan Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 36,220 18,874 17,346
Schedule Tribe 1,575 809 766

Religion-wise Population - Wadhwan Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 306,838 (85.39%) 159,696 147,142
Muslim 34,660 (9.65%) 17,602 17,058
Christian 529 (0.15%) 272 257
Sikh 147 (0.04%) 84 63
Buddhist 79 (0.02%) 42 37
Jain 16,702 (4.65%) 8,544 8,158
Other Religion 82 (0.02%) 31 51
No Religion Specified 288 (0.08%) 163 125

Literacy Rate - Wadhwan Taluka

Average literacy rate of Wadhwan Taluka in 2011 were 81.22% in which, male and female literacy were 89.03% and 72.87% respectively. Total literate in Wadhwan Taluka were 259,271 of which male and female were 146,919 and 112,352 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Wadhwan Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Wadhwan Taluka is 927 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 927 females in Wadhwan Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 873 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 927 ) of Wadhwan Taluka.


Child Population - Wadhwan Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 40,115 children between age 0 to 6 years in Wadhwan Taluka. Out of which 40,115 were male while 40,115 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Wadhwan Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 53,529 families under Wadhwan Taluka living in urban areas while 53,529 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 70.6% of total population of Wadhwan Taluka lives in Urban areas while 29.4% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 26,938 while that in rural region is 13,177.

Total Urban Rural
Population 359,325 253,606 105,719
Children (0 - 6 years) 40,115 26,938 13,177
Schedule Caste 36,220 23,048 13,172
Schedule Tribe 1,575 1,444 131
Literacy 81.22% 84.5% 73.19%
Sex Ratio 927 920 946

Working Population - Wadhwan Taluka

In Wadhwan Taluka out of total population, 133,092 were engaged in work activities. 89.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 10.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 133,092 workers engaged in Main Work, 16,549 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 16,574 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 119,115 99,147 19,968
Cultivators 16,549 12,934 3,615
Agriculture Labourer 16,574 10,390 6,184
Household Industries 2,087 1,600 487
Other Workers 83,905 74,223 9,682
Marginal Workers 13,977 4,656 9,321
Non Working 226,233 82,631 143,602

Wadhwan Taluka Map


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