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

Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh has total population of 1,510,075 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 750,591 are males while 759,484 are females. In 2011 there were total 338,887 families residing in Kangra district. The Average Sex Ratio of Kangra district is 1,012.

Kangra district, Himachal Pradesh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 5.7% people lives in Urban areas while 94.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 89.7% while that in the rural areas is 85.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kangra district is 908 while that of Rural areas is 1,019.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kangra district is 164607 which is 11% of the total population. There are 87741 male children and 76866 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kangra is 876 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,012) of Kangra district.

The total literacy rate of Kangra district is 85.67%. The male literacy rate is 80.8% and the female literacy rate is 71.92% in Kangra district.

Population
1,510,075
Literacy
85.67%
Sex Ratio
1,012

To facilitate the administration, Kangra district is further divided into 21 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Kangra Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 164,607 87,741 76,866
Literacy 85.67% 80.8% 71.92%
Scheduled Caste 319,385 159,697 159,688
Scheduled Tribe 84,564 41,745 42,819
Illiterate 357,435 144,148 213,287

Caste-wise Population - Kangra district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 5.6% of total population in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 319,385 159,697 159,688
Schedule Tribe 84,564 41,745 42,819

Religion-wise Population - Kangra district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,461,140 (96.76%) 723,971 737,169
Muslim 19,797 (1.31%) 10,714 9,083
Christian 3,023 (0.2%) 1,594 1,429
Sikh 8,929 (0.59%) 4,675 4,254
Buddhist 14,511 (0.96%) 8,262 6,249
Jain 194 (0.01%) 99 95
Other Religion 208 (0.01%) 100 108
No Religion Specified 2,273 (0.15%) 1,176 1,097

Literacy Rate - Kangra district

The total literacy rate of Kangra district was 85.67% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 82.8% of Himachal Pradesh. Population-wise, out of total 1,152,640 literates, males were 606,443 while females were 546,197. Also the male literacy rate was 91.49% and the female literacy rate was 80.02% in Kangra district.

  Kangra district Himachal Pradesh
Female 80.02% 75.93%
Male 91.49% 89.53%
Total 85.67% 82.8%

Sex Ratio - Kangra district

The Sex Ratio of Kangra district is 1,012 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,012 females in Kangra district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 876 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,012 ) of Kangra district.


Population Density - Kangra district

The total area of Kangra district is 5,739 km2. Thus the density of Kangra district is 263 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 48 sq. km. area is under urban region while 5,691 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Kangra district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Kangra, 5.71% people lived in urban regions while 94.29% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 86,281 out of which 45,226 were males while remaining 41,055 were females. In rural areas of Kangra, male population was 705,365 while female population was 718,429.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Kangra was 908 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Kangra was 856 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Kangra were 8,021 which is 9.3% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Kangra was 1,019 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Kangra was 877 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Kangra for urban regions was 89.7 percent in which males were 92.6% literate while female literacy stood at 86.52%. The total literate population of Kangra was 1,152,640. Similarly in rural areas of Kangra, the average literacy rate was 85.42 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 91.42% and 79.64% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Kangra were 1,082,442.

Rural Urban
Population % 94.29% 5.71%
Total population 1,423,794 86,281
Male population 705,365 45,226
Female population 718,429 41,055
Sex ratio 1,019 908
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 877 856
Child population 156,586 8,021
Literates 1,082,442 70,198
Average literacy 85.42% 89.7%
Male literacy 91.42% 92.6%
Female literacy 79.64% 86.52%

Child Population - Kangra district

According to Census 2011, there were 164,607 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kangra district. Out of which 87,741 were male while 76,866 were female.


Working Population - Kangra district

In Kangra district out of total population, 675,170 were engaged in work activities. 46.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 53.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 675,170 workers engaged in Main Work, 69,424 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 11,122 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 313,915 245,711 68,204
Cultivators 69,424 43,628 25,796
Agriculture Labourer 11,122 8,403 2,719
Household Industries 7,658 6,137 1,521
Other Workers 225,711 187,543 38,168
Marginal Workers 361,255 158,045 203,210
Non Working 834,905 346,835 488,070

Kangra district Map


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