Barnala District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Punjab) - Census 2011

Barnala district of Punjab has total population of 595,527 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 317,522 are males while 278,005 are females. In 2011 there were total 115,798 families residing in Barnala district. The Average Sex Ratio of Barnala district is 876.

Barnala district, Punjab

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 32% people lives in Urban areas while 68% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 74.5% while that in the rural areas is 64.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Barnala district is 864 while that of Rural areas is 881.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Barnala district is 64987 which is 11% of the total population. There are 35266 male children and 29721 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Barnala is 843 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (876) of Barnala district.

The total literacy rate of Barnala district is 67.82%. The male literacy rate is 63.62% and the female literacy rate is 56.77% in Barnala district.

Population
595,527
Literacy
67.82%
Sex Ratio
876

To facilitate the administration, Barnala district is further divided into 2 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Barnala Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Barnala district.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 64,987 35,266 29,721
Literacy 67.82% 63.62% 56.77%
Scheduled Caste 192,001 101,569 90,432
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 235,696 115,523 120,173

Caste-wise Population - Barnala district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 32.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Barnala district of Punjab.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 192,001 101,569 90,432
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Barnala district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 112,859 (18.95%) 62,180 50,679
Muslim 13,100 (2.2%) 7,042 6,058
Christian 622 (0.1%) 336 286
Sikh 467,751 (78.54%) 247,300 220,451
Buddhist 108 (0.02%) 67 41
Jain 246 (0.04%) 141 105
Other Religion 481 (0.08%) 254 227
No Religion Specified 360 (0.06%) 202 158

Literacy Rate - Barnala district

The total literacy rate of Barnala district was 67.82% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 75.84% of Punjab. Population-wise, out of total 359,831 literates, males were 201,999 while females were 157,832. Also the male literacy rate was 71.57% and the female literacy rate was 63.57% in Barnala district.

  Barnala district Punjab
Female 63.57% 70.73%
Male 71.57% 80.44%
Total 67.82% 75.84%

Sex Ratio - Barnala district

The Sex Ratio of Barnala district is 876 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 876 females in Barnala district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 843 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 876 ) of Barnala district.


Population Density - Barnala district

The total area of Barnala district is 1,482 km2. Thus the density of Barnala district is 402 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 51 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,431 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Barnala district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Barnala, 32.02% people lived in urban regions while 67.98% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 190,685 out of which 102,312 were males while remaining 88,373 were females. In rural areas of Barnala, male population was 215,210 while female population was 189,632.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Barnala was 864 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Barnala was 835 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Barnala were 22,226 which is 11.66% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Barnala was 881 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Barnala was 847 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Barnala for urban regions was 74.45 percent in which males were 78.14% literate while female literacy stood at 70.2%. The total literate population of Barnala was 359,831. Similarly in rural areas of Barnala, the average literacy rate was 64.74 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 68.48% and 60.52% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Barnala were 234,406.

Rural Urban
Population % 67.98% 32.02%
Total population 404,842 190,685
Male population 215,210 102,312
Female population 189,632 88,373
Sex ratio 881 864
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 847 835
Child population 42,761 22,226
Literates 234,406 125,425
Average literacy 64.74% 74.45%
Male literacy 68.48% 78.14%
Female literacy 60.52% 70.2%

Child Population - Barnala district

According to Census 2011, there were 64,987 children between age 0 to 6 years in Barnala district. Out of which 35,266 were male while 29,721 were female.


Working Population - Barnala district

In Barnala district out of total population, 209,331 were engaged in work activities. 89.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 10.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 209,331 workers engaged in Main Work, 58,815 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 31,710 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 186,434 164,322 22,112
Cultivators 58,815 56,565 2,250
Agriculture Labourer 31,710 28,936 2,774
Household Industries 4,068 3,140 928
Other Workers 91,841 75,681 16,160
Marginal Workers 22,897 13,841 9,056
Non Working 386,196 139,359 246,837

Barnala district Map


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