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

Muktsar district of Punjab has total population of 901,896 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 475,622 are males while 426,274 are females. In 2011 there were total 174,360 families residing in Muktsar district. The Average Sex Ratio of Muktsar district is 896.

Muktsar district, Punjab

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 28% people lives in Urban areas while 72% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 76.3% while that in the rural areas is 61.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Muktsar district is 890 while that of Rural areas is 899.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Muktsar district is 104419 which is 12% of the total population. There are 57020 male children and 47399 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Muktsar is 831 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (896) of Muktsar district.

The total literacy rate of Muktsar district is 65.81%. The male literacy rate is 63.16% and the female literacy rate is 52.65% in Muktsar district.

Population
901,896
Literacy
65.81%
Sex Ratio
896

To facilitate the administration, Muktsar 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.

Muktsar Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 104,419 57,020 47,399
Literacy 65.81% 63.16% 52.65%
Scheduled Caste 381,554 200,473 181,081
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 377,048 175,221 201,827

Caste-wise Population - Muktsar district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 42.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Muktsar district of Punjab.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 381,554 200,473 181,081
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Muktsar district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 254,920 (28.26%) 134,687 120,233
Muslim 4,333 (0.48%) 2,363 1,970
Christian 1,681 (0.19%) 887 794
Sikh 638,625 (70.81%) 336,438 302,187
Buddhist 240 (0.03%) 126 114
Jain 744 (0.08%) 397 347
Other Religion 433 (0.05%) 221 212
No Religion Specified 920 (0.1%) 503 417

Literacy Rate - Muktsar district

The total literacy rate of Muktsar district was 65.81% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 75.84% of Punjab. Population-wise, out of total 524,848 literates, males were 300,401 while females were 224,447. Also the male literacy rate was 71.76% and the female literacy rate was 59.24% in Muktsar district.

  Muktsar district Punjab
Female 59.24% 70.73%
Male 71.76% 80.44%
Total 65.81% 75.84%

Sex Ratio - Muktsar district

The Sex Ratio of Muktsar district is 896 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 896 females in Muktsar district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 831 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 896 ) of Muktsar district.


Population Density - Muktsar district

The total area of Muktsar district is 2,593 km2. Thus the density of Muktsar district is 348 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 63 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,530 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Muktsar district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Muktsar, 27.96% people lived in urban regions while 72.04% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 252,191 out of which 133,420 were males while remaining 118,771 were females. In rural areas of Muktsar, male population was 342,202 while female population was 307,503.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Muktsar was 890 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Muktsar was 828 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Muktsar were 29,838 which is 11.83% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Muktsar was 899 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Muktsar was 832 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Muktsar for urban regions was 76.31 percent in which males were 81.53% literate while female literacy stood at 70.51%. The total literate population of Muktsar was 524,848. Similarly in rural areas of Muktsar, the average literacy rate was 61.75 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 67.97% and 54.9% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Muktsar were 355,161.

Rural Urban
Population % 72.04% 27.96%
Total population 649,705 252,191
Male population 342,202 133,420
Female population 307,503 118,771
Sex ratio 899 890
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 832 828
Child population 74,581 29,838
Literates 355,161 169,687
Average literacy 61.75% 76.31%
Male literacy 67.97% 81.53%
Female literacy 54.9% 70.51%

Child Population - Muktsar district

According to Census 2011, there were 104,419 children between age 0 to 6 years in Muktsar district. Out of which 57,020 were male while 47,399 were female.


Working Population - Muktsar district

In Muktsar district out of total population, 335,326 were engaged in work activities. 85.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 14.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 335,326 workers engaged in Main Work, 82,163 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 85,122 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 287,205 253,207 33,998
Cultivators 82,163 78,771 3,392
Agriculture Labourer 85,122 73,131 11,991
Household Industries 4,338 3,371 967
Other Workers 115,582 97,934 17,648
Marginal Workers 48,121 19,492 28,629
Non Working 566,570 202,923 363,647

Muktsar district Map


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