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.
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.
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.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Kangra district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||164,607||87,741||76,866|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 5.6% of total population in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh.
|No Religion Specified||2,273||(0.15%)||1,176||1,097|
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|
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.
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.
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.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||877||856|
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.
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.