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

Hoshiarpur district of Punjab has total population of 1,586,625 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 809,057 are males while 777,568 are females. In 2011 there were total 336,994 families residing in Hoshiarpur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Hoshiarpur district is 961.

Hoshiarpur district, Punjab

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 21.1% people lives in Urban areas while 78.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 87.8% while that in the rural areas is 83.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Hoshiarpur district is 919 while that of Rural areas is 973.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Hoshiarpur district is 168331 which is 11% of the total population. There are 90280 male children and 78051 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Hoshiarpur is 865 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (961) of Hoshiarpur district.

The total literacy rate of Hoshiarpur district is 84.59%. The male literacy rate is 78.85% and the female literacy rate is 72.25% in Hoshiarpur district.

Population
1,586,625
Literacy
84.59%
Sex Ratio
961

To facilitate the administration, Hoshiarpur 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.

Hoshiarpur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 168,331 90,280 78,051
Literacy 84.59% 78.85% 72.25%
Scheduled Caste 557,504 284,322 273,182
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 386,926 171,130 215,796

Caste-wise Population - Hoshiarpur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 35.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Hoshiarpur district of Punjab.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 557,504 284,322 273,182
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Hoshiarpur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,000,743 (63.07%) 512,910 487,833
Muslim 23,089 (1.46%) 12,011 11,078
Christian 14,968 (0.94%) 7,766 7,202
Sikh 538,208 (33.92%) 271,461 266,747
Buddhist 3,476 (0.22%) 1,784 1,692
Jain 2,034 (0.13%) 1,080 954
Other Religion 531 (0.03%) 260 271
No Religion Specified 3,576 (0.23%) 1,785 1,791

Literacy Rate - Hoshiarpur district

The total literacy rate of Hoshiarpur district was 84.59% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 75.84% of Punjab. Population-wise, out of total 1,199,699 literates, males were 637,927 while females were 561,772. Also the male literacy rate was 88.75% and the female literacy rate was 80.31% in Hoshiarpur district.

  Hoshiarpur district Punjab
Female 80.31% 70.73%
Male 88.75% 80.44%
Total 84.59% 75.84%

Sex Ratio - Hoshiarpur district

The Sex Ratio of Hoshiarpur district is 961 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 961 females in Hoshiarpur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 865 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 961 ) of Hoshiarpur district.


Population Density - Hoshiarpur district

The total area of Hoshiarpur district is 3,386 km2. Thus the density of Hoshiarpur district is 469 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 142 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,244 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Hoshiarpur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Hoshiarpur, 21.11% people lived in urban regions while 78.89% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 334,969 out of which 174,587 were males while remaining 160,382 were females. In rural areas of Hoshiarpur, male population was 634,470 while female population was 617,186.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Hoshiarpur was 919 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Hoshiarpur was 863 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Hoshiarpur were 34,275 which is 10.23% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Hoshiarpur was 973 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Hoshiarpur was 865 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Hoshiarpur for urban regions was 87.75 percent in which males were 90.47% literate while female literacy stood at 84.82%. The total literate population of Hoshiarpur was 1,199,699. Similarly in rural areas of Hoshiarpur, the average literacy rate was 83.74 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 88.28% and 79.13% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Hoshiarpur were 935,835.

Rural Urban
Population % 78.89% 21.11%
Total population 1,251,656 334,969
Male population 634,470 174,587
Female population 617,186 160,382
Sex ratio 973 919
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 865 863
Child population 134,056 34,275
Literates 935,835 263,864
Average literacy 83.74% 87.75%
Male literacy 88.28% 90.47%
Female literacy 79.13% 84.82%

Child Population - Hoshiarpur district

According to Census 2011, there were 168,331 children between age 0 to 6 years in Hoshiarpur district. Out of which 90,280 were male while 78,051 were female.


Working Population - Hoshiarpur district

In Hoshiarpur district out of total population, 499,822 were engaged in work activities. 82.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 17.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 499,822 workers engaged in Main Work, 82,587 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 49,487 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 411,011 352,281 58,730
Cultivators 82,587 77,094 5,493
Agriculture Labourer 49,487 41,453 8,034
Household Industries 11,952 9,292 2,660
Other Workers 266,985 224,442 42,543
Marginal Workers 88,811 60,225 28,586
Non Working 1,086,803 396,551 690,252

Hoshiarpur district Map


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