Washim Taluka Population, Caste, Religion Data - Washim district, Maharashtra

Washim Taluka of Washim district has total population of 255,188 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 132,758 are males while 122,430 are females. In 2011 there were total 53,601 families residing in Washim Taluka. The Average Sex Ratio of Washim Taluka is 922.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 30.7% people lives in Urban areas while 69.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 89.1% while that in the rural areas is 80.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Washim Taluka is 947 while that of Rural areas is 911.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Washim Taluka is 32769 which is 13% of the total population. There are 17770 male children and 14999 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Washim Taluka is 844 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 922 ) of Washim Taluka.

The total literacy rate of Washim Taluka is 83.43%. The male literacy rate is 78.74% and the female literacy rate is 66.19% in Washim Taluka.

Population
255,188
Literacy
83.43%
Sex Ratio
922

To facilitate the administration, Washim Taluka is further divided into 1 town and 128 villages.

Washim Taluka Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 32,769 17,770 14,999
Literacy 83.43% 78.74% 66.19%
Scheduled Caste 56,261 28,731 27,530
Scheduled Tribe 6,867 3,633 3,234
Illiterate 69,618 28,219 41,399

Caste-wise Population - Washim Taluka

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 22% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.7% of total population in Washim Taluka of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 56,261 28,731 27,530
Schedule Tribe 6,867 3,633 3,234

Religion-wise Population - Washim Taluka

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 182,879 (71.66%) 95,678 87,201
Muslim 26,667 (10.45%) 13,651 13,016
Christian 790 (0.31%) 384 406
Sikh 244 (0.1%) 124 120
Buddhist 42,013 (16.46%) 21,561 20,452
Jain 2,207 (0.86%) 1,160 1,047
Other Religion 49 (0.02%) 17 32
No Religion Specified 339 (0.13%) 183 156

Literacy Rate - Washim Taluka

Average literacy rate of Washim Taluka in 2011 were 83.43% in which, male and female literacy were 90.91% and 75.43% respectively. Total literate in Washim Taluka were 185,570 of which male and female were 104,539 and 81,031 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Washim Taluka

The Sex Ratio of Washim Taluka is 922 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 922 females in Washim Taluka. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 844 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 922 ) of Washim Taluka.


Child Population - Washim Taluka

According to Census 2011, there were 32,769 children between age 0 to 6 years in Washim Taluka. Out of which 32,769 were male while 32,769 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Washim Taluka

As per Census 2011, there are total 15,393 families under Washim Taluka living in urban areas while 15,393 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 30.7% of total population of Washim Taluka lives in Urban areas while 69.3% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 9,802 while that in rural region is 22,967.

Total Urban Rural
Population 255,188 78,387 176,801
Children (0 - 6 years) 32,769 9,802 22,967
Schedule Caste 56,261 14,837 41,424
Schedule Tribe 6,867 1,129 5,738
Literacy 83.43% 89.09% 80.91%
Sex Ratio 922 947 911

Working Population - Washim Taluka

In Washim Taluka out of total population, 116,511 were engaged in work activities. 90.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 9.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 116,511 workers engaged in Main Work, 31,722 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 49,120 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 105,010 64,708 40,302
Cultivators 31,722 19,045 12,677
Agriculture Labourer 49,120 25,737 23,383
Household Industries 1,068 729 339
Other Workers 23,100 19,197 3,903
Marginal Workers 11,501 5,180 6,321
Non Working 138,677 62,870 75,807

Washim Taluka Map


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