Ranchi District : Census 2011 data

Ranchi District Overview

An official Census 2011 detail of Ranchi, a district of Jharkhand has been released by Directorate of Census Operations in Jharkhand. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in Ranchi District of Jharkhand.

Ranchi District Population 2011

In 2011, Ranchi had population of 2,914,253 of which male and female were 1,494,937 and 1,419,316 respectively. In 2001 census, Ranchi had a population of 2,350,612 of which males were 1,218,830 and remaining 1,131,782 were females. Ranchi District population constituted 8.83 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Ranchi District was at 8.72 percent of Maharashtra population.

Ranchi District Population Growth Rate

There was change of 23.98 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Ranchi District recorded increase of 28.58 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Ranchi District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Ranchi district for 2011 is 572 people per sq. km. In 2001, Ranchi district density was at 449 people per sq. km. Ranchi district administers 5,097 square kilometers of areas.

Ranchi Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Ranchi in 2011 were 76.06 compared to 66.71 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 84.26 and 67.44 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 78.18 and 54.27 in Ranchi District. Total literate in Ranchi District were 1,911,433 of which male and female were 1,085,244 and 826,189 respectively. In 2001, Ranchi District had 1,308,516 in its district.

Ranchi Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Ranchi, it stood at 949 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 929. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 938 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 960 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Ranchi Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Ranchi. There were total 401,214 children under age of 0-6 against 389,107 of 2001 census. Of total 401,214 male and female were 207,029 and 194,185 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 938 compared to 960 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 13.77 percent of Ranchi District compared to 16.55 percent of 2001. There was net change of -2.78 percent in this compared to previous census of India.
Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 2,914,253 2,350,612
Male 1,494,937 1,218,830
Female 1,419,316 1,131,782
Population Growth 23.98% 28.58%
Area Sq. Km 5,097 5,097
Density/km2 572 449
Proportion to Jharkhand Population 8.83% 8.72%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 949 929
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 938 960
Average Literacy 76.06 66.71
Male Literacy 84.26 78.18
Female Literacy 67.44 54.27
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 401,214 389,107
Male Population (0-6 Age) 207,029 198,518
Female Population (0-6 Age) 194,185 190,589
Literates 1,911,433 1,308,516
Male Literates 1,085,244 797,685
Female Literates 826,189 510,831
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 13.77% 16.55%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 13.85% 16.29%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 13.68% 16.84%

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 56.86 % 43.14 %
Total Population 1,656,918 1,257,335
Male Population 840,528 654,409
Female Population 816,390 602,926
Sex Ratio 971 921
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 960 902
Child Population (0-6) 250,753 150,461
Male Child(0-6) 127,908 79,121
Female Child(0-6) 122,845 71,340
Child Percentage (0-6) 15.13 % 11.97 %
Male Child Percentage 15.22 % 12.09 %
Female Child Percentage 15.05 % 11.83 %
Literates 953,472 957,961
Male Literates 560,352 524,892
Female Literates 393,120 433,069
Average Literacy 67.81 % 86.55 %
Male Literacy 78.63 % 91.24 %
Female Literacy 56.68 % 81.47 %

Ranchi District Urban Population 2011

Out of the total Ranchi population for 2011 census, 43.14 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 1,257,335 people lives in urban areas of which males are 654,409 and females are 602,926. Sex Ratio in urban region of Ranchi district is 921 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Ranchi district was 902 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 150,461 of which males and females were 79,121 and 71,340. This child population figure of Ranchi district is 12.09 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Ranchi district as per census 2011 is 86.55 % of which males and females are 91.24 % and 81.47 % literates respectively. In actual number 957,961 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 524,892 and 433,069 respectively.

Ranchi District Rural Population 2011

As per 2011 census, 56.86 % population of Ranchi districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Ranchi district population living in rural areas is 1,656,918 of which males and females are 840,528 and 816,390 respectively. In rural areas of Ranchi district, sex ratio is 971 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Ranchi district is considered, figure is 960 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 250,753 in rural areas of which males were 127,908 and females were 122,845. The child population comprises 15.22 % of total rural population of Ranchi district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Ranchi district is 67.81 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 78.63 and 56.68 percent respectively. In total, 953,472 people were literate of which males and females were 560,352 and 393,120 respectively.
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Urban Agglomerations inside Ranchi District Population Male Female
Ranchi (Urban Agglomeration) 1,126,741 586,634 540,107

Cities inside Ranchi District Population Male Female
Ranchi (Municipal Corporation) 1,073,440 559,031 514,409

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