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

Fatehgarh Sahib district of Punjab has total population of 600,163 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 320,795 are males while 279,368 are females. In 2011 there were total 118,100 families residing in Fatehgarh Sahib district. The Average Sex Ratio of Fatehgarh Sahib district is 871.

Fatehgarh Sahib district, Punjab

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 30.9% people lives in Urban areas while 69.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 83.5% while that in the rural areas is 77.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Fatehgarh Sahib district is 841 while that of Rural areas is 884.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Fatehgarh Sahib district is 63271 which is 11% of the total population. There are 34340 male children and 28931 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Fatehgarh Sahib is 842 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (871) of Fatehgarh Sahib district.

The total literacy rate of Fatehgarh Sahib district is 79.35%. The male literacy rate is 74.41% and the female literacy rate is 67.06% in Fatehgarh Sahib district.

Population
600,163
Literacy
79.35%
Sex Ratio
871

To facilitate the administration, Fatehgarh Sahib district is further divided into 4 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Fatehgarh Sahib Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 63,271 34,340 28,931
Literacy 79.35% 74.41% 67.06%
Scheduled Caste 192,493 101,882 90,611
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 174,130 82,099 92,031

Caste-wise Population - Fatehgarh Sahib district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 32.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Fatehgarh Sahib district of Punjab.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 192,493 101,882 90,611
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Fatehgarh Sahib district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 152,851 (25.47%) 84,586 68,265
Muslim 16,808 (2.8%) 9,089 7,719
Christian 1,698 (0.28%) 874 824
Sikh 427,521 (71.23%) 225,577 201,944
Buddhist 48 (0.01%) 29 19
Jain 178 (0.03%) 87 91
Other Religion 251 (0.04%) 134 117
No Religion Specified 808 (0.13%) 419 389

Literacy Rate - Fatehgarh Sahib district

The total literacy rate of Fatehgarh Sahib district was 79.35% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 75.84% of Punjab. Population-wise, out of total 426,033 literates, males were 238,696 while females were 187,337. Also the male literacy rate was 83.33% and the female literacy rate was 74.8% in Fatehgarh Sahib district.

  Fatehgarh Sahib district Punjab
Female 74.8% 70.73%
Male 83.33% 80.44%
Total 79.35% 75.84%

Sex Ratio - Fatehgarh Sahib district

The Sex Ratio of Fatehgarh Sahib district is 871 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 871 females in Fatehgarh Sahib district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 842 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 871 ) of Fatehgarh Sahib district.


Population Density - Fatehgarh Sahib district

The total area of Fatehgarh Sahib district is 1,180 km2. Thus the density of Fatehgarh Sahib district is 509 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 78 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,102 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Fatehgarh Sahib district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Fatehgarh Sahib, 30.91% people lived in urban regions while 69.09% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 185,482 out of which 100,745 were males while remaining 84,737 were females. In rural areas of Fatehgarh Sahib, male population was 220,050 while female population was 194,631.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Fatehgarh Sahib was 841 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Fatehgarh Sahib was 857 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Fatehgarh Sahib were 20,486 which is 11.04% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Fatehgarh Sahib was 884 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Fatehgarh Sahib was 835 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Fatehgarh Sahib for urban regions was 83.45 percent in which males were 86.69% literate while female literacy stood at 79.59%. The total literate population of Fatehgarh Sahib was 426,033. Similarly in rural areas of Fatehgarh Sahib, the average literacy rate was 77.53 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 81.79% and 72.75% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Fatehgarh Sahib were 288,340.

Rural Urban
Population % 69.09% 30.91%
Total population 414,681 185,482
Male population 220,050 100,745
Female population 194,631 84,737
Sex ratio 884 841
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 835 857
Child population 42,785 20,486
Literates 288,340 137,693
Average literacy 77.53% 83.45%
Male literacy 81.79% 86.69%
Female literacy 72.75% 79.59%

Child Population - Fatehgarh Sahib district

According to Census 2011, there were 63,271 children between age 0 to 6 years in Fatehgarh Sahib district. Out of which 34,340 were male while 28,931 were female.


Working Population - Fatehgarh Sahib district

In Fatehgarh Sahib district out of total population, 214,783 were engaged in work activities. 89.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 10.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 214,783 workers engaged in Main Work, 42,822 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 17,633 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 192,845 168,110 24,735
Cultivators 42,822 40,823 1,999
Agriculture Labourer 17,633 16,288 1,345
Household Industries 6,837 5,218 1,619
Other Workers 125,553 105,781 19,772
Marginal Workers 21,938 14,667 7,271
Non Working 385,380 138,018 247,362

Fatehgarh Sahib district Map


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