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

Kapurthala district of Punjab has total population of 815,168 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 426,311 are males while 388,857 are females. In 2011 there were total 167,989 families residing in Kapurthala district. The Average Sex Ratio of Kapurthala district is 912.

Kapurthala district, Punjab

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 34.7% people lives in Urban areas while 65.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85% while that in the rural areas is 75.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kapurthala district is 878 while that of Rural areas is 931.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kapurthala district is 86025 which is 11% of the total population. There are 45973 male children and 40052 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kapurthala is 871 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (912) of Kapurthala district.

The total literacy rate of Kapurthala district is 79.07%. The male literacy rate is 74.18% and the female literacy rate is 66.94% in Kapurthala district.

Population
815,168
Literacy
79.07%
Sex Ratio
912

To facilitate the administration, Kapurthala 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.

Kapurthala Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 86,025 45,973 40,052
Literacy 79.07% 74.18% 66.94%
Scheduled Caste 276,707 143,901 132,806
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 238,601 110,057 128,544

Caste-wise Population - Kapurthala district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 33.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Kapurthala district of Punjab.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 276,707 143,901 132,806
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Kapurthala district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 336,124 (41.23%) 179,051 157,073
Muslim 10,190 (1.25%) 5,565 4,625
Christian 5,445 (0.67%) 2,855 2,590
Sikh 453,692 (55.66%) 233,854 219,838
Buddhist 6,662 (0.82%) 3,412 3,250
Jain 553 (0.07%) 292 261
Other Religion 334 (0.04%) 184 150
No Religion Specified 2,168 (0.27%) 1,098 1,070

Literacy Rate - Kapurthala district

The total literacy rate of Kapurthala district was 79.07% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 75.84% of Punjab. Population-wise, out of total 576,567 literates, males were 316,254 while females were 260,313. Also the male literacy rate was 83.15% and the female literacy rate was 74.63% in Kapurthala district.

  Kapurthala district Punjab
Female 74.63% 70.73%
Male 83.15% 80.44%
Total 79.07% 75.84%

Sex Ratio - Kapurthala district

The Sex Ratio of Kapurthala district is 912 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 912 females in Kapurthala district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 871 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 912 ) of Kapurthala district.


Population Density - Kapurthala district

The total area of Kapurthala district is 1,633 km2. Thus the density of Kapurthala district is 499 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 90 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,543 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Kapurthala district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Kapurthala, 34.65% people lived in urban regions while 65.35% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 282,462 out of which 150,379 were males while remaining 132,083 were females. In rural areas of Kapurthala, male population was 275,932 while female population was 256,774.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Kapurthala was 878 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Kapurthala was 896 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Kapurthala were 28,672 which is 10.15% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Kapurthala was 931 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Kapurthala was 859 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Kapurthala for urban regions was 85.03 percent in which males were 88.23% literate while female literacy stood at 81.38%. The total literate population of Kapurthala was 576,567. Similarly in rural areas of Kapurthala, the average literacy rate was 75.9 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 80.35% and 71.16% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Kapurthala were 360,776.

Rural Urban
Population % 65.35% 34.65%
Total population 532,706 282,462
Male population 275,932 150,379
Female population 256,774 132,083
Sex ratio 931 878
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 859 896
Child population 57,353 28,672
Literates 360,776 215,791
Average literacy 75.9% 85.03%
Male literacy 80.35% 88.23%
Female literacy 71.16% 81.38%

Child Population - Kapurthala district

According to Census 2011, there were 86,025 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kapurthala district. Out of which 45,973 were male while 40,052 were female.


Working Population - Kapurthala district

In Kapurthala district out of total population, 284,165 were engaged in work activities. 87.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 12.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 284,165 workers engaged in Main Work, 53,045 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 32,888 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 248,208 213,028 35,180
Cultivators 53,045 49,531 3,514
Agriculture Labourer 32,888 27,118 5,770
Household Industries 8,206 6,429 1,777
Other Workers 154,069 129,950 24,119
Marginal Workers 35,957 22,534 13,423
Non Working 531,003 190,749 340,254

Kapurthala district Map


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