Kolhapur District : Census 2011 data

Kolhapur District Overview

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

Kolhapur District Population 2011

In 2011, Kolhapur had population of 3,876,001 of which male and female were 1,980,658 and 1,895,343 respectively. In 2001 census, Kolhapur had a population of 3,523,162 of which males were 1,807,470 and remaining 1,715,692 were females. Kolhapur District population constituted 3.45 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Kolhapur District was at 3.64 percent of Maharashtra population.

Kolhapur District Population Growth Rate

There was change of 10.01 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Kolhapur District recorded increase of 17.85 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Kolhapur District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Kolhapur district for 2011 is 504 people per sq. km. In 2001, Kolhapur district density was at 458 people per sq. km. Kolhapur district administers 7,685 square kilometers of areas.

Kolhapur Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Kolhapur in 2011 were 81.51 compared to 76.93 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 88.57 and 74.22 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 87.47 and 66.02 in Kolhapur District. Total literate in Kolhapur District were 2,825,845 of which male and female were 1,559,760 and 1,266,085 respectively. In 2001, Kolhapur District had 2,364,307 in its district.

Kolhapur Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Kolhapur, it stood at 957 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 949. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 863 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 839 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Kolhapur Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Kolhapur. There were total 408,942 children under age of 0-6 against 449,883 of 2001 census. Of total 408,942 male and female were 219,521 and 189,421 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 863 compared to 839 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 10.55 percent of Kolhapur District compared to 12.77 percent of 2001. There was net change of -2.22 percent in this compared to previous census of India.
Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 3,876,001 3,523,162
Male 1,980,658 1,807,470
Female 1,895,343 1,715,692
Population Growth 10.01% 17.85%
Area Sq. Km 7,685 7,685
Density/km2 504 458
Proportion to Maharashtra Population 3.45% 3.64%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 957 949
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 863 839
Average Literacy 81.51 76.93
Male Literacy 88.57 87.47
Female Literacy 74.22 66.02
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 408,942 449,883
Male Population (0-6 Age) 219,521 244,682
Female Population (0-6 Age) 189,421 205,201
Literates 2,825,845 2,364,307
Male Literates 1,559,760 1,367,021
Female Literates 1,266,085 997,286
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.55% 12.77%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.08% 13.54%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 9.99% 11.96%

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 68.27 % 31.73 %
Total Population 2,645,992 1,230,009
Male Population 1,348,815 631,843
Female Population 1,297,177 598,166
Sex Ratio 962 947
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 862 865
Child Population (0-6) 279,956 128,986
Male Child(0-6) 150,362 69,159
Female Child(0-6) 129,594 59,827
Child Percentage (0-6) 10.58 % 10.49 %
Male Child Percentage 11.15 % 10.95 %
Female Child Percentage 9.99 % 10.00 %
Literates 1,853,869 971,976
Male Literates 1,039,715 520,045
Female Literates 814,154 451,931
Average Literacy 78.35 % 88.28 %
Male Literacy 86.75 % 92.42 %
Female Literacy 69.73 % 83.95 %

Kolhapur District Urban Population 2011

Out of the total Kolhapur population for 2011 census, 31.73 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 1,230,009 people lives in urban areas of which males are 631,843 and females are 598,166. Sex Ratio in urban region of Kolhapur district is 947 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Kolhapur district was 865 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 128,986 of which males and females were 69,159 and 59,827. This child population figure of Kolhapur district is 10.95 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Kolhapur district as per census 2011 is 88.28 % of which males and females are 92.42 % and 83.95 % literates respectively. In actual number 971,976 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 520,045 and 451,931 respectively.

Kolhapur District Rural Population 2011

As per 2011 census, 68.27 % population of Kolhapur districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Kolhapur district population living in rural areas is 2,645,992 of which males and females are 1,348,815 and 1,297,177 respectively. In rural areas of Kolhapur district, sex ratio is 962 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Kolhapur district is considered, figure is 862 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 279,956 in rural areas of which males were 150,362 and females were 129,594. The child population comprises 11.15 % of total rural population of Kolhapur district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Kolhapur district is 78.35 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 86.75 and 69.73 percent respectively. In total, 1,853,869 people were literate of which males and females were 1,039,715 and 814,154 respectively.
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Urban Agglomerations inside Kolhapur District Population Male Female
Kolhapur (Urban Agglomeration) 561,841 287,376 274,465
Ichalkaranji (Urban Agglomeration) 325,709 169,870 155,839

Cities inside Kolhapur District Population Male Female
Kolapur (Municipal Corporation) 549,283 280,820 268,463
Ichalkaranji (Municipal Council) 287,570 149,691 137,879

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