Ranikhet Tahsil, with population of about 1 lakh is Almora district's the 2nd most populous sub district, located in Almora district of the state Uttarakhand in India. There are 300 villages in the sub district, among them Baghan is the most populous village with population of 3589 and Chuchri Blsht is the least populous village with population of 4. Khyusayal kote is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 6 km2 and Ladholi is the smallest with 0 km2.

There is only one city in the sub district that comes under the sub district administration which is Ranikhet (CB) Cantonment Board.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1 lakh people, among them about 50 thousand (50%) are male and about 50 thousand (50%) are female. 75% of the whole population are from general caste, 25% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ranikhet tahsil is 12%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 22 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 81% (about 81 thousand) live in Ranikhet Sub District rural part and 19% (about 19 thousand) population live in the Ranikhet Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ranikhet

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 100,124 75,334 24,606 184 12,494
Male 49,720 37,593 12,033 94 6,601
Female 50,404 37,741 12,573 90 5,893

Most populated Villages and Cities in Ranikhet

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Baghan 3589 Ranikhet (CB) 18886
Bhatuliya 1674
Taura 1623
Khaniya 1324
Pilkholi 1154
Airoli 1084
Talli Riuni 1042
Mujholi 984
Jhalori 915
Jainoli 908

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 96% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 2% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1035 in Muslims are 769 and in Christians are 272.

Religion wise population 2011 - Ranikhet

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 100,124 96,505 2,361 1,072 91 16 11 5 63
Male 49,720 47,427 1,335 843 61 10 6 5 33
Female 50,404 49,078 1,026 229 30 6 5 0 30

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -51.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -53.7% which is -5.7% lower than male population growth rate of -48%. General caste population has decreased by -52.3%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -46.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 27.8% and child population has decreased by -57.5% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Ranikhet

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -51.1% -52.3% -46.9% 27.8% -57.5%
Male -48% -48.9% -45.3% 14.6% -56.6%
Female -53.7% -55.3% -48.4% 45.2% -58.4%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1014 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1004, in schedule caste is 1045 and in schedule tribe is 957. There are 893 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has decreased by 124 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 38 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Ranikhet

Total General SC ST Child
Change -124 -144 -63 201 -38
2011 1014 1004 1045 957 893
2001 1138 1148 1108 756 931

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Ranikhet

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Gadhyoula 2538 Ranikhet (CB) 655
Jaal 2000
Dyalekh 1823
Chamdoli Purniya 1778
Chamana 1756
Chamdoli Baman 1750
Seem Talla 1722
Gatoli 1718
Sagneti 1711
Buklani 1708

Literacy

Total about 75 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 41 thousand are male and about 34 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ranikhet is 86%. 96% of male and 76% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 10%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Ranikhet

Total Male Female
Change 8.0% 3.3% 10.9%
2011 85.9% 95.6% 76.5%
2001 77.9% 92.3% 65.6%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Ranikhet

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Ranikhet Range 100 Ranikhet (CB) 95
Dadgaliya 99
Ranikhet Range 99
Ranikhet Range 99
Taura 97
Rikosha 96
Lawasi 96
Bithar 95
Turkaura 95
Ranikhet Range 95

Workers profile

Ranikhet has 47% (about 47 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 41% female population are working population. 39% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 22% of total female population are main and 19% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ranikhet

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 46.6% 30.4% 16.1% 53.4%
Male 52% 39.1% 13% 48%
Female 41.1% 21.9% 19.3% 58.9%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Ranikhet

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Khyusayal kote 5.9 Ranikhet (CB) 21.8
Billekh 4.5
Dugaura 3.9
Mujholi 3.8
Aina 3.6
Mang Chaura 3.3
Chapar 3.1
Tipola 2.7
Kalanu 2.7
Nau Gaon 2.7