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

Faridkot district of Punjab has total population of 617,508 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 326,671 are males while 290,837 are females. In 2011 there were total 120,893 families residing in Faridkot district. The Average Sex Ratio of Faridkot district is 890.

Faridkot district, Punjab

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 35.1% people lives in Urban areas while 64.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 78.7% while that in the rural areas is 64.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Faridkot district is 873 while that of Rural areas is 900.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Faridkot district is 69311 which is 11% of the total population. There are 37454 male children and 31857 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Faridkot is 851 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (890) of Faridkot district.

The total literacy rate of Faridkot district is 69.55%. The male literacy rate is 66.05% and the female literacy rate is 56.91% in Faridkot district.

Population
617,508
Literacy
69.55%
Sex Ratio
890

To facilitate the administration, Faridkot 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.

Faridkot Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 69,311 37,454 31,857
Literacy 69.55% 66.05% 56.91%
Scheduled Caste 240,328 126,567 113,761
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 236,223 110,904 125,319

Caste-wise Population - Faridkot district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 38.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Faridkot district of Punjab.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 240,328 126,567 113,761
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Faridkot district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 141,363 (22.89%) 76,132 65,231
Muslim 3,125 (0.51%) 1,709 1,416
Christian 1,227 (0.2%) 668 559
Sikh 469,789 (76.08%) 247,102 222,687
Buddhist 155 (0.03%) 78 77
Jain 1,109 (0.18%) 585 524
Other Religion 103 (0.02%) 62 41
No Religion Specified 637 (0.1%) 335 302

Literacy Rate - Faridkot district

The total literacy rate of Faridkot district was 69.55% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 75.84% of Punjab. Population-wise, out of total 381,285 literates, males were 215,767 while females were 165,518. Also the male literacy rate was 74.6% and the female literacy rate was 63.91% in Faridkot district.

  Faridkot district Punjab
Female 63.91% 70.73%
Male 74.6% 80.44%
Total 69.55% 75.84%

Sex Ratio - Faridkot district

The Sex Ratio of Faridkot district is 890 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 890 females in Faridkot district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 851 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 890 ) of Faridkot district.


Population Density - Faridkot district

The total area of Faridkot district is 1,458 km2. Thus the density of Faridkot district is 424 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 45 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,413 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Faridkot district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Faridkot, 35.15% people lived in urban regions while 64.85% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 217,051 out of which 115,889 were males while remaining 101,162 were females. In rural areas of Faridkot, male population was 210,782 while female population was 189,675.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Faridkot was 873 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Faridkot was 844 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Faridkot were 24,589 which is 11.33% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Faridkot was 900 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Faridkot was 854 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Faridkot for urban regions was 78.71 percent in which males were 83.34% literate while female literacy stood at 73.43%. The total literate population of Faridkot was 381,285. Similarly in rural areas of Faridkot, the average literacy rate was 64.6 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 69.8% and 58.85% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Faridkot were 229,799.

Rural Urban
Population % 64.85% 35.15%
Total population 400,457 217,051
Male population 210,782 115,889
Female population 189,675 101,162
Sex ratio 900 873
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 854 844
Child population 44,722 24,589
Literates 229,799 151,486
Average literacy 64.6% 78.71%
Male literacy 69.8% 83.34%
Female literacy 58.85% 73.43%

Child Population - Faridkot district

According to Census 2011, there were 69,311 children between age 0 to 6 years in Faridkot district. Out of which 37,454 were male while 31,857 were female.


Working Population - Faridkot district

In Faridkot district out of total population, 221,555 were engaged in work activities. 85.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 14.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 221,555 workers engaged in Main Work, 50,138 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 41,066 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 190,415 168,224 22,191
Cultivators 50,138 48,431 1,707
Agriculture Labourer 41,066 36,799 4,267
Household Industries 6,283 4,444 1,839
Other Workers 92,928 78,550 14,378
Marginal Workers 31,140 16,825 14,315
Non Working 395,953 141,622 254,331

Faridkot district Map


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