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

Firozpur district of Punjab has total population of 2,029,074 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,071,637 are males while 957,437 are females. In 2011 there were total 385,994 families residing in Firozpur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Firozpur district is 893.

Firozpur district, Punjab

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 27.2% people lives in Urban areas while 72.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 78.9% while that in the rural areas is 65.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Firozpur district is 870 while that of Rural areas is 902.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Firozpur district is 248103 which is 12% of the total population. There are 134319 male children and 113784 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Firozpur is 847 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (893) of Firozpur district.

The total literacy rate of Firozpur district is 68.92%. The male literacy rate is 65.98% and the female literacy rate is 54.36% in Firozpur district.

Population
2,029,074
Literacy
68.92%
Sex Ratio
893

To facilitate the administration, Firozpur district is further divided into 5 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Firozpur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 248,103 134,319 113,784
Literacy 68.92% 65.98% 54.36%
Scheduled Caste 855,726 445,461 410,265
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 801,563 364,567 436,996

Caste-wise Population - Firozpur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 42.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Firozpur district of Punjab.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 855,726 445,461 410,265
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Firozpur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 906,408 (44.67%) 484,000 422,408
Muslim 6,844 (0.34%) 4,002 2,842
Christian 19,358 (0.95%) 10,240 9,118
Sikh 1,090,815 (53.76%) 570,609 520,206
Buddhist 454 (0.02%) 277 177
Jain 1,143 (0.06%) 584 559
Other Religion 278 (0.01%) 157 121
No Religion Specified 3,774 (0.19%) 1,768 2,006

Literacy Rate - Firozpur district

The total literacy rate of Firozpur district was 68.92% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 75.84% of Punjab. Population-wise, out of total 1,227,511 literates, males were 707,070 while females were 520,441. Also the male literacy rate was 75.44% and the female literacy rate was 61.69% in Firozpur district.

  Firozpur district Punjab
Female 61.69% 70.73%
Male 75.44% 80.44%
Total 68.92% 75.84%

Sex Ratio - Firozpur district

The Sex Ratio of Firozpur district is 893 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 893 females in Firozpur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 847 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 893 ) of Firozpur district.


Population Density - Firozpur district

The total area of Firozpur district is 5,305 km2. Thus the density of Firozpur district is 382 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 139 sq. km. area is under urban region while 5,166 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Firozpur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Firozpur, 27.23% people lived in urban regions while 72.77% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 552,556 out of which 295,429 were males while remaining 257,127 were females. In rural areas of Firozpur, male population was 776,208 while female population was 700,310.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Firozpur was 870 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Firozpur was 846 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Firozpur were 62,404 which is 11.29% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Firozpur was 902 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Firozpur was 848 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Firozpur for urban regions was 78.89 percent in which males were 83.18% literate while female literacy stood at 73.98%. The total literate population of Firozpur was 1,227,511. Similarly in rural areas of Firozpur, the average literacy rate was 65.14 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 72.44% and 57.12% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Firozpur were 840,820.

Rural Urban
Population % 72.77% 27.23%
Total population 1,476,518 552,556
Male population 776,208 295,429
Female population 700,310 257,127
Sex ratio 902 870
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 848 846
Child population 185,699 62,404
Literates 840,820 386,691
Average literacy 65.14% 78.89%
Male literacy 72.44% 83.18%
Female literacy 57.12% 73.98%

Child Population - Firozpur district

According to Census 2011, there were 248,103 children between age 0 to 6 years in Firozpur district. Out of which 134,319 were male while 113,784 were female.


Working Population - Firozpur district

In Firozpur district out of total population, 756,695 were engaged in work activities. 81.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 756,695 workers engaged in Main Work, 170,993 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 153,627 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 618,362 541,494 76,868
Cultivators 170,993 160,141 10,852
Agriculture Labourer 153,627 131,101 22,526
Household Industries 11,182 8,029 3,153
Other Workers 282,560 242,223 40,337
Marginal Workers 138,333 54,912 83,421
Non Working 1,272,379 475,231 797,148

Firozpur district Map


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