Wankaner Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Rajkot district, Gujarat

Wankaner Taluka of Rajkot district has total population of 219,065 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 111,725 are males while 107,340 are females. In 2011 there were total 40,489 families residing in Wankaner Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Wankaner Taluka is 961.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 24.1% people lives in Urban areas while 75.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 82.1% while that in the rural areas is 71.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Wankaner Taluka is 940 while that of Rural areas is 967.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Wankaner Taluka is 32329 which is 15% of the total population. There are 16837 male children and 15492 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Wankaner Taluka is 920 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 961 ) of Wankaner Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Wankaner Taluka is 74.24%. The male literacy rate is 71.62% and the female literacy rate is 54.62% in Wankaner Taluka.

Population
219,065
Literacy
74.24%
Sex Ratio
961

To facilitate the administration, Wankaner Taluka is further divided into 2 towns and 99 villages.

Wankaner Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 32,329 16,837 15,492
Literacy 74.24% 71.62% 54.62%
Scheduled Caste 11,201 5,720 5,481
Scheduled Tribe 915 464 451
Illiterate 80,427 31,712 48,715

Caste-wise Population - Wankaner Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 5.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.4% of total population in Wankaner Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 11,201 5,720 5,481
Schedule Tribe 915 464 451

Religion-wise Population - Wankaner Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 145,930 (66.61%) 75,234 70,696
Muslim 71,606 (32.69%) 35,708 35,898
Christian 147 (0.07%) 67 80
Sikh 57 (0.03%) 34 23
Buddhist 23 (0.01%) 12 11
Jain 1,225 (0.56%) 629 596
Other Religion 2 (0%) 1 1
No Religion Specified 75 (0.03%) 40 35

Literacy Rate - Wankaner Taluka

Average literacy rate of Wankaner Taluka in 2011 were 74.24% in which, male and female literacy were 84.32% and 63.83% respectively. Total literate in Wankaner Taluka were 138,638 of which male and female were 80,013 and 58,625 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Wankaner Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Wankaner Taluka is 961 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 961 females in Wankaner Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 920 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 961 ) of Wankaner Taluka.


Child Population - Wankaner Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 32,329 children between age 0 to 6 years in Wankaner Taluka. Out of which 32,329 were male while 32,329 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Wankaner Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 10,767 families under Wankaner Taluka living in urban areas while 10,767 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 24.1% of total population of Wankaner Taluka lives in Urban areas while 75.9% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 6,425 while that in rural region is 25,904.

Total Urban Rural
Population 219,065 52,787 166,278
Children (0 - 6 years) 32,329 6,425 25,904
Schedule Caste 11,201 3,542 7,659
Schedule Tribe 915 197 718
Literacy 74.24% 82.07% 71.66%
Sex Ratio 961 940 967

Working Population - Wankaner Taluka

In Wankaner Taluka out of total population, 89,735 were engaged in work activities. 85.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 14.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 89,735 workers engaged in Main Work, 32,414 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 12,872 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 76,526 60,391 16,135
Cultivators 32,414 25,037 7,377
Agriculture Labourer 12,872 8,344 4,528
Household Industries 594 496 98
Other Workers 30,646 26,514 4,132
Marginal Workers 13,209 3,478 9,731
Non Working 129,330 47,856 81,474

Wankaner Taluka Map


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