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

Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh has total population of 437,903 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 225,452 are males while 212,451 are females. In 2011 there were total 94,807 families residing in Kullu district. The Average Sex Ratio of Kullu district is 942.

Kullu district, Himachal Pradesh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 9.5% people lives in Urban areas while 90.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.1% while that in the rural areas is 78.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kullu district is 866 while that of Rural areas is 951.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kullu district is 50431 which is 12% of the total population. There are 25707 male children and 24724 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kullu is 962 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (942) of Kullu district.

The total literacy rate of Kullu district is 79.4%. The male literacy rate is 77.42% and the female literacy rate is 62.66% in Kullu district.

Population
437,903
Literacy
79.4%
Sex Ratio
942

To facilitate the administration, Kullu district is further divided into 6 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Kullu Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 50,431 25,707 24,724
Literacy 79.4% 77.42% 62.66%
Scheduled Caste 122,659 62,686 59,973
Scheduled Tribe 16,822 8,493 8,329
Illiterate 130,231 50,902 79,329

Caste-wise Population - Kullu district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 28% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 3.8% of total population in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 122,659 62,686 59,973
Schedule Tribe 16,822 8,493 8,329

Religion-wise Population - Kullu district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 415,669 (94.92%) 213,865 201,804
Muslim 2,974 (0.68%) 1,825 1,149
Christian 1,568 (0.36%) 807 761
Sikh 1,396 (0.32%) 784 612
Buddhist 15,377 (3.51%) 7,701 7,676
Jain 94 (0.02%) 52 42
Other Religion 83 (0.02%) 44 39
No Religion Specified 742 (0.17%) 374 368

Literacy Rate - Kullu district

The total literacy rate of Kullu district was 79.4% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 82.8% of Himachal Pradesh. Population-wise, out of total 307,672 literates, males were 174,550 while females were 133,122. Also the male literacy rate was 87.39% and the female literacy rate was 70.91% in Kullu district.

  Kullu district Himachal Pradesh
Female 70.91% 75.93%
Male 87.39% 89.53%
Total 79.4% 82.8%

Sex Ratio - Kullu district

The Sex Ratio of Kullu district is 942 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 942 females in Kullu district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 962 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 942 ) of Kullu district.


Population Density - Kullu district

The total area of Kullu district is 5,503 km2. Thus the density of Kullu district is 80 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 17 sq. km. area is under urban region while 5,486 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Kullu district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Kullu, 9.45% people lived in urban regions while 90.55% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 41,391 out of which 22,183 were males while remaining 19,208 were females. In rural areas of Kullu, male population was 203,269 while female population was 193,243.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Kullu was 866 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Kullu was 891 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Kullu were 4,031 which is 9.74% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Kullu was 951 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Kullu was 968 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Kullu for urban regions was 88.15 percent in which males were 91.18% literate while female literacy stood at 84.63%. The total literate population of Kullu was 307,672. Similarly in rural areas of Kullu, the average literacy rate was 78.47 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 86.96% and 69.52% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Kullu were 274,741.

Rural Urban
Population % 90.55% 9.45%
Total population 396,512 41,391
Male population 203,269 22,183
Female population 193,243 19,208
Sex ratio 951 866
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 968 891
Child population 46,400 4,031
Literates 274,741 32,931
Average literacy 78.47% 88.15%
Male literacy 86.96% 91.18%
Female literacy 69.52% 84.63%

Child Population - Kullu district

According to Census 2011, there were 50,431 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kullu district. Out of which 25,707 were male while 24,724 were female.


Working Population - Kullu district

In Kullu district out of total population, 269,084 were engaged in work activities. 72.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 27.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 269,084 workers engaged in Main Work, 132,503 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 7,172 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 193,876 119,053 74,823
Cultivators 132,503 72,997 59,506
Agriculture Labourer 7,172 4,198 2,974
Household Industries 1,812 1,202 610
Other Workers 52,389 40,656 11,733
Marginal Workers 75,208 29,776 45,432
Non Working 168,819 76,623 92,196

Kullu district Map


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