Jhajjar District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Hariyana) - Census 2011

Jhajjar district of Hariyana has total population of 958,405 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 514,667 are males while 443,738 are females. In 2011 there were total 185,334 families residing in Jhajjar district. The Average Sex Ratio of Jhajjar district is 862.

Jhajjar district, Hariyana

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 25.4% people lives in Urban areas while 74.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84.3% while that in the rural areas is 79.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Jhajjar district is 865 while that of Rural areas is 861.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Jhajjar district is 120051 which is 13% of the total population. There are 67380 male children and 52671 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Jhajjar is 782 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (862) of Jhajjar district.

The total literacy rate of Jhajjar district is 80.65%. The male literacy rate is 77.62% and the female literacy rate is 62.34% in Jhajjar district.

Population
958,405
Literacy
80.65%
Sex Ratio
862

To facilitate the administration, Jhajjar 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.

Jhajjar Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 120,051 67,380 52,671
Literacy 80.65% 77.62% 62.34%
Scheduled Caste 170,448 90,856 79,592
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 282,314 115,187 167,127

Caste-wise Population - Jhajjar district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 17.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Jhajjar district of Hariyana.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 170,448 90,856 79,592
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Jhajjar district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 945,693 (98.67%) 507,499 438,194
Muslim 8,247 (0.86%) 4,620 3,627
Christian 734 (0.08%) 416 318
Sikh 1,042 (0.11%) 619 423
Buddhist 105 (0.01%) 58 47
Jain 645 (0.07%) 331 314
Other Religion 22 (0%) 12 10
No Religion Specified 1,917 (0.2%) 1,112 805

Literacy Rate - Jhajjar district

The total literacy rate of Jhajjar district was 80.65% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 75.55% of Hariyana. Population-wise, out of total 676,091 literates, males were 399,480 while females were 276,611. Also the male literacy rate was 89.31% and the female literacy rate was 70.73% in Jhajjar district.

  Jhajjar district Hariyana
Female 70.73% 65.94%
Male 89.31% 84.06%
Total 80.65% 75.55%

Sex Ratio - Jhajjar district

The Sex Ratio of Jhajjar district is 862 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 862 females in Jhajjar district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 782 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 862 ) of Jhajjar district.


Population Density - Jhajjar district

The total area of Jhajjar district is 1,834 km2. Thus the density of Jhajjar district is 523 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 81 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,753 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Jhajjar district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Jhajjar, 25.39% people lived in urban regions while 74.61% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 243,339 out of which 130,448 were males while remaining 112,891 were females. In rural areas of Jhajjar, male population was 384,219 while female population was 330,847.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Jhajjar was 865 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Jhajjar was 794 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Jhajjar were 30,347 which is 12.47% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Jhajjar was 861 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Jhajjar was 778 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Jhajjar for urban regions was 84.34 percent in which males were 90.41% literate while female literacy stood at 77.41%. The total literate population of Jhajjar was 676,091. Similarly in rural areas of Jhajjar, the average literacy rate was 79.39 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 88.94% and 68.46% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Jhajjar were 496,455.

Rural Urban
Population % 74.61% 25.39%
Total population 715,066 243,339
Male population 384,219 130,448
Female population 330,847 112,891
Sex ratio 861 865
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 778 794
Child population 89,704 30,347
Literates 496,455 179,636
Average literacy 79.39% 84.34%
Male literacy 88.94% 90.41%
Female literacy 68.46% 77.41%

Child Population - Jhajjar district

According to Census 2011, there were 120,051 children between age 0 to 6 years in Jhajjar district. Out of which 67,380 were male while 52,671 were female.


Working Population - Jhajjar district

In Jhajjar district out of total population, 326,534 were engaged in work activities. 75.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 24.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 326,534 workers engaged in Main Work, 86,313 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 19,433 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 246,457 205,882 40,575
Cultivators 86,313 71,120 15,193
Agriculture Labourer 19,433 15,691 3,742
Household Industries 6,520 5,230 1,290
Other Workers 134,191 113,841 20,350
Marginal Workers 80,077 44,138 35,939
Non Working 631,871 264,647 367,224

Jhajjar district Map


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