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

Kurukshetra district of Hariyana has total population of 964,655 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 510,976 are males while 453,679 are females. In 2011 there were total 188,143 families residing in Kurukshetra district. The Average Sex Ratio of Kurukshetra district is 888.

Kurukshetra district, Hariyana

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 28.9% people lives in Urban areas while 71.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84% while that in the rural areas is 73.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kurukshetra district is 862 while that of Rural areas is 899.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kurukshetra district is 116957 which is 12% of the total population. There are 64320 male children and 52637 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kurukshetra is 818 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (888) of Kurukshetra district.

The total literacy rate of Kurukshetra district is 76.31%. The male literacy rate is 72.57% and the female literacy rate is 60.85% in Kurukshetra district.

Population
964,655
Literacy
76.31%
Sex Ratio
888

To facilitate the administration, Kurukshetra district is further divided into 3 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Kurukshetra Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 116,957 64,320 52,637
Literacy 76.31% 72.57% 60.85%
Scheduled Caste 215,128 113,311 101,817
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 317,762 140,148 177,614

Caste-wise Population - Kurukshetra district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 22.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Kurukshetra district of Hariyana.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 215,128 113,311 101,817
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Kurukshetra district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 805,175 (83.47%) 427,324 377,851
Muslim 15,970 (1.66%) 8,700 7,270
Christian 1,943 (0.2%) 1,043 900
Sikh 140,395 (14.55%) 73,268 67,127
Buddhist 214 (0.02%) 113 101
Jain 375 (0.04%) 200 175
Other Religion 106 (0.01%) 54 52
No Religion Specified 477 (0.05%) 274 203

Literacy Rate - Kurukshetra district

The total literacy rate of Kurukshetra district was 76.31% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 75.55% of Hariyana. Population-wise, out of total 646,893 literates, males were 370,828 while females were 276,065. Also the male literacy rate was 83.02% and the female literacy rate was 68.84% in Kurukshetra district.

  Kurukshetra district Hariyana
Female 68.84% 65.94%
Male 83.02% 84.06%
Total 76.31% 75.55%

Sex Ratio - Kurukshetra district

The Sex Ratio of Kurukshetra district is 888 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 888 females in Kurukshetra district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 818 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 888 ) of Kurukshetra district.


Population Density - Kurukshetra district

The total area of Kurukshetra district is 1,530 km2. Thus the density of Kurukshetra district is 630 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 74 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,456 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Kurukshetra district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Kurukshetra, 28.95% people lived in urban regions while 71.05% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 279,225 out of which 149,956 were males while remaining 129,269 were females. In rural areas of Kurukshetra, male population was 361,020 while female population was 324,410.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Kurukshetra was 862 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Kurukshetra was 820 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Kurukshetra were 30,184 which is 10.81% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Kurukshetra was 899 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Kurukshetra was 818 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Kurukshetra for urban regions was 84.01 percent in which males were 88.13% literate while female literacy stood at 79.26%. The total literate population of Kurukshetra was 646,893. Similarly in rural areas of Kurukshetra, the average literacy rate was 73.11 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 80.85% and 64.61% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Kurukshetra were 437,671.

Rural Urban
Population % 71.05% 28.95%
Total population 685,430 279,225
Male population 361,020 149,956
Female population 324,410 129,269
Sex ratio 899 862
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 818 820
Child population 86,773 30,184
Literates 437,671 209,222
Average literacy 73.11% 84.01%
Male literacy 80.85% 88.13%
Female literacy 64.61% 79.26%

Child Population - Kurukshetra district

According to Census 2011, there were 116,957 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kurukshetra district. Out of which 64,320 were male while 52,637 were female.


Working Population - Kurukshetra district

In Kurukshetra district out of total population, 336,780 were engaged in work activities. 84.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 15.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 336,780 workers engaged in Main Work, 64,853 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 61,286 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 285,904 244,619 41,285
Cultivators 64,853 61,557 3,296
Agriculture Labourer 61,286 49,612 11,674
Household Industries 5,170 4,019 1,151
Other Workers 154,595 129,431 25,164
Marginal Workers 50,876 23,937 26,939
Non Working 627,875 242,420 385,455

Kurukshetra district Map


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