Rudraprayag District, with population of about 2.4 lakh is Uttarakhand's the least populous district, located in the state Uttarakhand in India. Total geographical area of Rudraprayag district is 1984 km2 and it is the 2nd smallest district by area in the state. Population density of the district is 122 persons per km2. There are 3 sub districts in the district, among them Rudraprayag is the most populous sub district with population of about 92 thousand and Jakholi* is the least populous sub district with population of about 63 thousand.

Demographics

The district is home to about 2.4 lakh people, among them about 1.1 lakh (47%) are male and about 1.3 lakh (53%) are female. 80% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Rudraprayag district is 13%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 54 thousand households in the district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 96% (about 2.3 lakh) live in Rudraprayag District rural part and 4% (9925) population live in the Rudraprayag District urban part. Rural population density of Rudraprayag district is 118 and urban population density is 778 persons per km2.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Rudraprayag

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 242,285 194,220 47,679 386 32,046
Male 114,589 90,787 23,585 217 16,823
Female 127,696 103,433 24,094 169 15,223

Most populated Sub Districts, Villages and Cities in Rudraprayag

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population Name Population
Rudraprayag 91859 Nakot 3870 Rudraprayag (NPP) 9313
Ukhimath 87024 Ukhimath 2296 Kedarnath (NP) 612
Jakholi* 63402 Budna 1907
Jawari 1793
Ratura 1785
Parkandi 1699
Tyunkhar 1656
Pauthi 1486
Jakholi 1435
Kandara 1418

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 99% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the district.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1119.

Religion wise population 2011 - Rudraprayag

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 242,285 240,170 1,486 171 38 9 4 44 363
Male 114,589 113,351 917 83 18 6 2 28 184
Female 127,696 126,819 569 88 20 3 2 16 179

Growth of population

Population of the district has increased by 6.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.3 lakh. Female population growth rate of the district is 6.5% which is -0.1% lower than male population growth rate of 6.6%. General caste population has increased by 3.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 18.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 107.5% and child population has decreased by -10.7% in the district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Rudraprayag

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 6.5% 3.9% 18.3% 107.5% -10.7%
Male 6.6% 3.8% 18.1% 104.7% -8.4%
Female 6.5% 4% 18.4% 111.3% -13.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1114 females per 1000 male in the district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1139, in schedule caste is 1022 and in schedule tribe is 779. There are 905 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the district. Overall sex ratio in the district has decreased by 1 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 48 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Rudraprayag

Total General SC ST Child
Change -1 2 3 24 -48
2011 1114 1139 1022 779 905
2001 1115 1137 1019 755 953

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Rudraprayag

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Jakholi* 1186 Sirobagarh 3000 Rudraprayag (NPP) 777
Rudraprayag 1137 Barsu 2667 Kedarnath (NP) 5
Ukhimath 1042 Barshot 2417
Tamind 2133
Patal Laga Kothagi 2000
Badion 2000
Silgoth 2000
Gair Sera 2000
Syal Dhuri 2000
Nau Gaon Singhwal Gaon 2000

Literacy

Total about 1.7 lakh people in the district are literate, among them about 92 thousand are male and about 79 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Rudraprayag is 81%. 94% of male and 70% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the district has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Rudraprayag

Total Male Female
Change 7.7% 4.1% 10.8%
2011 81.3% 93.9% 70.4%
2001 73.6% 89.8% 59.6%

Sub Districts, Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Rudraprayag

Sub Districts Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Ukhimath 83 Jhirmoli 100 Kedarnath (NP) 98
Rudraprayag 82 Kirmoriya 100 Rudraprayag (NPP) 89
Jakholi* 77 Gawni Chak Bachwar 100
F-2 100
Asama 100
Gadsari 100
Nakar 100
Sirobagarh 100
Barsu 100
Garuriya 100

Workers profile

Rudraprayag has 47% (about 1.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 48% female population are working population. 33% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 32% of total female population are main and 15% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Rudraprayag

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 46.7% 32.6% 14.1% 53.3%
Male 45.7% 32.9% 12.8% 54.3%
Female 47.5% 32.3% 15.2% 52.5%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Rudraprayag

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
F-2 13.2 Rudraprayag (NPP) 10
Dungra 4.6 Kedarnath (NP) 2.8
Kokhandi 4.6
Trijuginarayan 4.2
Rumsi 4.1
Sandar 4.1
Kyuri 4
Karokhi 3.9
Kothagi 3.6
Jawari 3.5