Porbandar District : Census 2011 data

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

In 2011, Porbandar had population of 585,449 of which male and female were 300,209 and 285,240 respectively. In 2001 census, Porbandar had a population of 536,835 of which males were 275,821 and remaining 261,014 were females. Porbandar District population constituted 0.97 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Porbandar District was at 1.06 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 9.06 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Porbandar District recorded increase of 14.35 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Porbandar Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 585,449 536,835
Male 300,209 275,821
Female 285,240 261,014
Population Growth 9.06% 14.35%
Area Sq. Km 2,316 2,316
Density/km2 253 234
Proportion to Gujarat Population 0.97% 1.06%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 950 946
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 903 898
Average Literacy 75.78 68.62
Male Literacy 83.45 78.36
Female Literacy 67.75 58.42
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 65,926 76,099
Male Population (0-6 Age) 34,648 40,102
Female Population (0-6 Age) 31,278 35,997
Literates 393,678 316,172
Male Literates 221,621 184,717
Female Literates 172,057 131,455
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.26% 14.18%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.54% 14.54%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.97% 13.79%

Porbandar District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Porbandar district for 2011 is 253 people per sq. km. In 2001, Porbandar district density was at 234 people per sq. km. Porbandar district administers 2,316 square kilometers of areas.

Porbandar Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Porbandar in 2011 were 75.78 compared to 68.62 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 83.45 and 67.75 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 78.36 and 58.42 in Porbandar District. Total literate in Porbandar District were 393,678 of which male and female were 221,621 and 172,057 respectively. In 2001, Porbandar District had 316,172 in its district.

Porbandar Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Porbandar, it stood at 950 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 946. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 903 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 898 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Porbandar Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Porbandar. There were total 65,926 children under age of 0-6 against 76,099 of 2001 census. Of total 65,926 male and female were 34,648 and 31,278 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 903 compared to 898 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 11.26 percent of Porbandar District compared to 14.18 percent of 2001. There was net change of -2.92 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Porbandar Houseless Census

In 2011, total 313 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Porbandar district of Gujarat. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 1,438. This approx 0.25% of total population of Porbandar district.

Porbandar Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 549,749 93.90 %
Muslims 33,565 5.73 %
Christian 500 0.09 %
Sikh 248 0.04 %
Buddhist 91 0.02 %
Jain 515 0.09 %
Others 38 0.01 %
Not Stated 743 0.13 %

Porbandar Population 2015

What is the population of Porbandar in 2015? The fact is, last census for Porbandar district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Porbandar district situated in Gujarat. As per 2011, Porbandar population is 585,449

Porbandar District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Porbandar population for 2011 census, 48.80 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 285,674 people lives in urban areas of which males are 146,949 and females are 138,725. Sex Ratio in urban region of Porbandar district is 944 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Porbandar district was 896 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 30,140 of which males and females were 15,898 and 14,242. This child population figure of Porbandar district is 10.82 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Porbandar district as per census 2011 is 82.37 % of which males and females are 88.43 % and 76.00 % literates respectively. In actual number 210,485 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 115,883 and 94,602 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 51.20 % population of Porbandar districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Porbandar district population living in rural areas is 299,775 of which males and females are 153,260 and 146,515 respectively. In rural areas of Porbandar district, sex ratio is 956 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Porbandar district is considered, figure is 909 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 35,786 in rural areas of which males were 18,750 and females were 17,036. The child population comprises 12.23 % of total rural population of Porbandar district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Porbandar district is 69.39 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 78.61 and 59.82 percent respectively. In total, 183,193 people were literate of which males and females were 105,738 and 77,455 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 51.20 % 48.80 %
Total Population 299,775 285,674
Male Population 153,260 146,949
Female Population 146,515 138,725
Sex Ratio 956 944
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 909 896
Child Population (0-6) 35,786 30,140
Male Child(0-6) 18,750 15,898
Female Child(0-6) 17,036 14,242
Child Percentage (0-6) 11.94 % 10.55 %
Male Child Percentage 12.23 % 10.82 %
Female Child Percentage 11.63 % 10.27 %
Literates 183,193 210,485
Male Literates 105,738 115,883
Female Literates 77,455 94,602
Average Literacy 69.39 % 82.37 %
Male Literacy 78.61 % 88.43 %
Female Literacy 59.82 % 76.00 %

City/Metros in Porbandar District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
Porbandar (Urban Agglomeration) 217,203 111,934 105,269
Cities inside Porbandar District Population Male Female
Porbandar (Municipality) 151,770 78,097 73,673

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