Hamirpur District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Himachal Pradesh) - Census 2011

Hamirpur district of Himachal Pradesh has total population of 454,768 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 217,070 are males while 237,698 are females. In 2011 there were total 105,519 families residing in Hamirpur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Hamirpur district is 1,095.

Hamirpur district, Himachal Pradesh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 6.9% people lives in Urban areas while 93.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 92.5% while that in the rural areas is 87.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Hamirpur district is 926 while that of Rural areas is 1,109.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Hamirpur district is 48548 which is 11% of the total population. There are 25722 male children and 22826 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Hamirpur is 887 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,095) of Hamirpur district.

The total literacy rate of Hamirpur district is 88.15%. The male literacy rate is 83.18% and the female literacy rate is 74.69% in Hamirpur district.

Population
454,768
Literacy
88.15%
Sex Ratio
1,095

To facilitate the administration, Hamirpur district is further divided into 7 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Hamirpur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 48,548 25,722 22,826
Literacy 88.15% 83.18% 74.69%
Scheduled Caste 109,256 53,727 55,529
Scheduled Tribe 3,044 1,531 1,513
Illiterate 96,677 36,515 60,162

Caste-wise Population - Hamirpur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 24% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.7% of total population in Hamirpur district of Himachal Pradesh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 109,256 53,727 55,529
Schedule Tribe 3,044 1,531 1,513

Religion-wise Population - Hamirpur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 449,412 (98.82%) 214,195 235,217
Muslim 3,711 (0.82%) 2,024 1,687
Christian 243 (0.05%) 112 131
Sikh 591 (0.13%) 318 273
Buddhist 95 (0.02%) 46 49
Jain 293 (0.06%) 152 141
Other Religion 9 (0%) 6 3
No Religion Specified 414 (0.09%) 217 197

Literacy Rate - Hamirpur district

The total literacy rate of Hamirpur district was 88.15% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 82.8% of Himachal Pradesh. Population-wise, out of total 358,091 literates, males were 180,555 while females were 177,536. Also the male literacy rate was 94.36% and the female literacy rate was 82.62% in Hamirpur district.

  Hamirpur district Himachal Pradesh
Female 82.62% 75.93%
Male 94.36% 89.53%
Total 88.15% 82.8%

Sex Ratio - Hamirpur district

The Sex Ratio of Hamirpur district is 1,095 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,095 females in Hamirpur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 887 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,095 ) of Hamirpur district.


Population Density - Hamirpur district

The total area of Hamirpur district is 1,118 km2. Thus the density of Hamirpur district is 407 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 12 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,106 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Hamirpur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Hamirpur, 6.91% people lived in urban regions while 93.09% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 31,430 out of which 16,322 were males while remaining 15,108 were females. In rural areas of Hamirpur, male population was 200,748 while female population was 222,590.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Hamirpur was 926 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Hamirpur was 907 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Hamirpur were 2,923 which is 9.3% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Hamirpur was 1,109 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Hamirpur was 886 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Hamirpur for urban regions was 92.51 percent in which males were 95.15% literate while female literacy stood at 89.66%. The total literate population of Hamirpur was 358,091. Similarly in rural areas of Hamirpur, the average literacy rate was 87.82 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 94.29% and 82.14% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Hamirpur were 331,719.

Rural Urban
Population % 93.09% 6.91%
Total population 423,338 31,430
Male population 200,748 16,322
Female population 222,590 15,108
Sex ratio 1,109 926
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 886 907
Child population 45,625 2,923
Literates 331,719 26,372
Average literacy 87.82% 92.51%
Male literacy 94.29% 95.15%
Female literacy 82.14% 89.66%

Child Population - Hamirpur district

According to Census 2011, there were 48,548 children between age 0 to 6 years in Hamirpur district. Out of which 25,722 were male while 22,826 were female.


Working Population - Hamirpur district

In Hamirpur district out of total population, 241,931 were engaged in work activities. 52.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 47.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 241,931 workers engaged in Main Work, 53,974 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 3,475 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 126,153 75,390 50,763
Cultivators 53,974 17,432 36,542
Agriculture Labourer 3,475 1,630 1,845
Household Industries 1,775 1,341 434
Other Workers 66,929 54,987 11,942
Marginal Workers 115,778 43,334 72,444
Non Working 212,837 98,346 114,491

Hamirpur district Map


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