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

Karnal district of Hariyana has total population of 1,505,324 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 797,712 are males while 707,612 are females. In 2011 there were total 292,084 families residing in Karnal district. The Average Sex Ratio of Karnal district is 887.

Karnal district, Hariyana

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 30.2% people lives in Urban areas while 69.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 82.3% while that in the rural areas is 71.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Karnal district is 890 while that of Rural areas is 886.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Karnal district is 196610 which is 13% of the total population. There are 107797 male children and 88813 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Karnal is 824 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (887) of Karnal district.

The total literacy rate of Karnal district is 74.73%. The male literacy rate is 70.77% and the female literacy rate is 58.44% in Karnal district.

Population
1,505,324
Literacy
74.73%
Sex Ratio
887

To facilitate the administration, Karnal district is further divided into 5 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Karnal Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 196,610 107,797 88,813
Literacy 74.73% 70.77% 58.44%
Scheduled Caste 339,604 179,681 159,923
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 527,311 233,196 294,115

Caste-wise Population - Karnal district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 22.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Karnal district of Hariyana.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 339,604 179,681 159,923
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Karnal district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,341,002 (89.08%) 711,248 629,754
Muslim 31,650 (2.1%) 16,835 14,815
Christian 2,049 (0.14%) 1,051 998
Sikh 126,207 (8.38%) 66,270 59,937
Buddhist 532 (0.04%) 277 255
Jain 1,516 (0.1%) 780 736
Other Religion 49 (0%) 26 23
No Religion Specified 2,319 (0.15%) 1,225 1,094

Literacy Rate - Karnal district

The total literacy rate of Karnal district was 74.73% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 75.55% of Hariyana. Population-wise, out of total 978,013 literates, males were 564,516 while females were 413,497. Also the male literacy rate was 81.82% and the female literacy rate was 66.82% in Karnal district.

  Karnal district Hariyana
Female 66.82% 65.94%
Male 81.82% 84.06%
Total 74.73% 75.55%

Sex Ratio - Karnal district

The Sex Ratio of Karnal district is 887 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 887 females in Karnal district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 824 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 887 ) of Karnal district.


Population Density - Karnal district

The total area of Karnal district is 2,520 km2. Thus the density of Karnal district is 597 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 69 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,451 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Karnal district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Karnal, 30.21% people lived in urban regions while 69.79% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 454,810 out of which 240,602 were males while remaining 214,208 were females. In rural areas of Karnal, male population was 557,110 while female population was 493,404.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Karnal was 890 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Karnal was 810 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Karnal were 53,919 which is 11.86% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Karnal was 886 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Karnal was 829 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Karnal for urban regions was 82.35 percent in which males were 87.1% literate while female literacy stood at 77.07%. The total literate population of Karnal was 978,013. Similarly in rural areas of Karnal, the average literacy rate was 71.37 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 79.5% and 62.28% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Karnal were 647,883.

Rural Urban
Population % 69.79% 30.21%
Total population 1,050,514 454,810
Male population 557,110 240,602
Female population 493,404 214,208
Sex ratio 886 890
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 829 810
Child population 142,691 53,919
Literates 647,883 330,130
Average literacy 71.37% 82.35%
Male literacy 79.5% 87.1%
Female literacy 62.28% 77.07%

Child Population - Karnal district

According to Census 2011, there were 196,610 children between age 0 to 6 years in Karnal district. Out of which 107,797 were male while 88,813 were female.


Working Population - Karnal district

In Karnal district out of total population, 516,062 were engaged in work activities. 79.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 20.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 516,062 workers engaged in Main Work, 101,588 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 82,915 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 411,533 351,730 59,803
Cultivators 101,588 92,054 9,534
Agriculture Labourer 82,915 67,812 15,103
Household Industries 11,953 9,449 2,504
Other Workers 215,077 182,415 32,662
Marginal Workers 104,529 59,916 44,613
Non Working 989,262 386,066 603,196

Karnal district Map


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