Surat District : Census 2011 data

Surat District Overview

An official Census 2011 detail of Surat, 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 Surat District of Gujarat.

Surat District Population 2011

In 2011, Surat had population of 6,081,322 of which male and female were 3,402,224 and 2,679,098 respectively. In 2001 census, Surat had a population of 4,275,540 of which males were 2,362,072 and remaining 1,913,468 were females. Surat District population constituted 10.06 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Surat District was at 8.44 percent of Maharashtra population.

Surat District Population Growth Rate

There was change of 42.24 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Surat District recorded increase of 54.30 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Surat District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Surat district for 2011 is 1,337 people per sq. km. In 2001, Surat district density was at 968 people per sq. km. Surat district administers 4,549 square kilometers of areas.

Surat Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Surat in 2011 were 85.53 compared to 77.62 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 89.56 and 80.37 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 83.83 and 69.87 in Surat District. Total literate in Surat District were 4,571,410 of which male and female were 2,687,468 and 1,883,942 respectively. In 2001, Surat District had 2,852,340 in its district.

Surat Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Surat, it stood at 787 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 810. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 835 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 859 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Surat Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Surat. There were total 736,286 children under age of 0-6 against 600,664 of 2001 census. Of total 736,286 male and female were 401,315 and 334,971 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 835 compared to 859 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 12.11 percent of Surat District compared to 14.05 percent of 2001. There was net change of -1.94 percent in this compared to previous census of India.
Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 6,081,322 4,275,540
Male 3,402,224 2,362,072
Female 2,679,098 1,913,468
Population Growth 42.24% 54.30%
Area Sq. Km 4,549 4,549
Density/km2 1,337 968
Proportion to Gujarat Population 10.06% 8.44%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 787 810
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 835 859
Average Literacy 85.53 77.62
Male Literacy 89.56 83.83
Female Literacy 80.37 69.87
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 736,286 600,664
Male Population (0-6 Age) 401,315 323,158
Female Population (0-6 Age) 334,971 277,506
Literates 4,571,410 2,852,340
Male Literates 2,687,468 1,709,305
Female Literates 1,883,942 1,143,035
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 12.11% 14.05%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.80% 13.68%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 12.50% 14.50%

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 20.26 % 79.74 %
Total Population 1,232,109 4,849,213
Male Population 640,060 2,762,164
Female Population 592,049 2,087,049
Sex Ratio 925 756
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 934 813
Child Population (0-6) 139,486 596,800
Male Child(0-6) 72,123 329,192
Female Child(0-6) 67,363 267,608
Child Percentage (0-6) 11.32 % 12.31 %
Male Child Percentage 11.27 % 11.92 %
Female Child Percentage 11.38 % 12.82 %
Literates 840,444 3,730,966
Male Literates 470,015 2,217,453
Female Literates 370,429 1,513,513
Average Literacy 76.92 % 87.74 %
Male Literacy 82.76 % 91.14 %
Female Literacy 70.60 % 83.19 %

Surat District Urban Population 2011

Out of the total Surat population for 2011 census, 79.74 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 4,849,213 people lives in urban areas of which males are 2,762,164 and females are 2,087,049. Sex Ratio in urban region of Surat district is 756 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Surat district was 813 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 596,800 of which males and females were 329,192 and 267,608. This child population figure of Surat district is 11.92 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Surat district as per census 2011 is 87.74 % of which males and females are 91.14 % and 83.19 % literates respectively. In actual number 3,730,966 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 2,217,453 and 1,513,513 respectively.

Surat District Rural Population 2011

As per 2011 census, 20.26 % population of Surat districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Surat district population living in rural areas is 1,232,109 of which males and females are 640,060 and 592,049 respectively. In rural areas of Surat district, sex ratio is 925 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Surat district is considered, figure is 934 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 139,486 in rural areas of which males were 72,123 and females were 67,363. The child population comprises 11.27 % of total rural population of Surat district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Surat district is 76.92 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 82.76 and 70.60 percent respectively. In total, 840,444 people were literate of which males and females were 470,015 and 370,429 respectively.
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Urban Agglomerations inside Surat District Population Male Female
Surat (Urban Agglomeration) 4,585,367 2,613,841 1,971,526

Cities inside Surat District Population Male Female
Surat (Municipal Corporation) 4,462,002 2,538,243 1,923,759

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