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

Moga district of Punjab has total population of 995,746 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 525,920 are males while 469,826 are females. In 2011 there were total 193,256 families residing in Moga district. The Average Sex Ratio of Moga district is 893.

Moga district, Punjab

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 22.8% people lives in Urban areas while 77.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 78.9% while that in the rural areas is 68.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Moga district is 890 while that of Rural areas is 894.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Moga district is 107336 which is 11% of the total population. There are 57694 male children and 49642 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Moga is 860 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (893) of Moga district.

The total literacy rate of Moga district is 70.68%. The male literacy rate is 66.27% and the female literacy rate is 59.46% in Moga district.

Population
995,746
Literacy
70.68%
Sex Ratio
893

To facilitate the administration, Moga 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.

Moga Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 107,336 57,694 49,642
Literacy 70.68% 66.27% 59.46%
Scheduled Caste 363,417 192,418 170,999
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 367,857 177,371 190,486

Caste-wise Population - Moga district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 36.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Moga district of Punjab.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 363,417 192,418 170,999
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Moga district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 158,414 (15.91%) 84,132 74,282
Muslim 9,388 (0.94%) 5,017 4,371
Christian 3,277 (0.33%) 1,729 1,548
Sikh 818,921 (82.24%) 432,217 386,704
Buddhist 178 (0.02%) 98 80
Jain 436 (0.04%) 234 202
Other Religion 365 (0.04%) 190 175
No Religion Specified 4,767 (0.48%) 2,303 2,464

Literacy Rate - Moga district

The total literacy rate of Moga district was 70.68% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 75.84% of Punjab. Population-wise, out of total 627,889 literates, males were 348,549 while females were 279,340. Also the male literacy rate was 74.44% and the female literacy rate was 66.48% in Moga district.

  Moga district Punjab
Female 66.48% 70.73%
Male 74.44% 80.44%
Total 70.68% 75.84%

Sex Ratio - Moga district

The Sex Ratio of Moga district is 893 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 893 females in Moga district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 860 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 893 ) of Moga district.


Population Density - Moga district

The total area of Moga district is 2,242 km2. Thus the density of Moga district is 444 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 50 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,192 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Moga district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Moga, 22.82% people lived in urban regions while 77.18% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 227,246 out of which 120,216 were males while remaining 107,030 were females. In rural areas of Moga, male population was 405,704 while female population was 362,796.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Moga was 890 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Moga was 853 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Moga were 24,722 which is 10.88% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Moga was 894 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Moga was 863 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Moga for urban regions was 78.95 percent in which males were 82.18% literate while female literacy stood at 75.34%. The total literate population of Moga was 627,889. Similarly in rural areas of Moga, the average literacy rate was 68.23 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 72.15% and 63.87% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Moga were 468,003.

Rural Urban
Population % 77.18% 22.82%
Total population 768,500 227,246
Male population 405,704 120,216
Female population 362,796 107,030
Sex ratio 894 890
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 863 853
Child population 82,614 24,722
Literates 468,003 159,886
Average literacy 68.23% 78.95%
Male literacy 72.15% 82.18%
Female literacy 63.87% 75.34%

Child Population - Moga district

According to Census 2011, there were 107,336 children between age 0 to 6 years in Moga district. Out of which 57,694 were male while 49,642 were female.


Working Population - Moga district

In Moga district out of total population, 359,172 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 359,172 workers engaged in Main Work, 86,659 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 64,215 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 304,880 259,626 45,254
Cultivators 86,659 82,498 4,161
Agriculture Labourer 64,215 57,552 6,663
Household Industries 13,518 8,459 5,059
Other Workers 140,488 111,117 29,371
Marginal Workers 54,292 32,753 21,539
Non Working 636,574 233,541 403,033

Moga district Map


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