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

Patiala district of Punjab has total population of 1,895,686 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,002,522 are males while 893,164 are females. In 2011 there were total 372,293 families residing in Patiala district. The Average Sex Ratio of Patiala district is 891.

Patiala district, Punjab

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 40.3% people lives in Urban areas while 59.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84.4% while that in the rural areas is 69%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Patiala district is 891 while that of Rural areas is 891.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Patiala district is 212892 which is 11% of the total population. There are 115917 male children and 96975 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Patiala is 837 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (891) of Patiala district.

The total literacy rate of Patiala district is 75.28%. The male literacy rate is 70.93% and the female literacy rate is 62.22% in Patiala district.

Population
1,895,686
Literacy
75.28%
Sex Ratio
891

To facilitate the administration, Patiala 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.

Patiala Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 212,892 115,917 96,975
Literacy 75.28% 70.93% 62.22%
Scheduled Caste 465,359 244,503 220,856
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 628,895 291,470 337,425

Caste-wise Population - Patiala district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 24.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Patiala district of Punjab.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 465,359 244,503 220,856
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Patiala district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 783,306 (41.32%) 416,679 366,627
Muslim 40,043 (2.11%) 21,316 18,727
Christian 5,683 (0.3%) 3,009 2,674
Sikh 1,059,944 (55.91%) 558,055 501,889
Buddhist 245 (0.01%) 128 117
Jain 1,914 (0.1%) 1,008 906
Other Religion 1,410 (0.07%) 739 671
No Religion Specified 3,141 (0.17%) 1,588 1,553

Literacy Rate - Patiala district

The total literacy rate of Patiala district was 75.28% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 75.84% of Punjab. Population-wise, out of total 1,266,791 literates, males were 711,052 while females were 555,739. Also the male literacy rate was 80.2% and the female literacy rate was 69.8% in Patiala district.

  Patiala district Punjab
Female 69.8% 70.73%
Male 80.2% 80.44%
Total 75.28% 75.84%

Sex Ratio - Patiala district

The Sex Ratio of Patiala district is 891 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 891 females in Patiala district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 837 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 891 ) of Patiala district.


Population Density - Patiala district

The total area of Patiala district is 3,325 km2. Thus the density of Patiala district is 570 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 155 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,170 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Patiala district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Patiala, 40.26% people lived in urban regions while 59.74% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 763,280 out of which 403,722 were males while remaining 359,558 were females. In rural areas of Patiala, male population was 598,800 while female population was 533,606.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Patiala was 891 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Patiala was 852 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Patiala were 78,398 which is 10.27% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Patiala was 891 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Patiala was 827 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Patiala for urban regions was 84.39 percent in which males were 87.88% literate while female literacy stood at 80.48%. The total literate population of Patiala was 1,266,791. Similarly in rural areas of Patiala, the average literacy rate was 69.03 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 74.91% and 62.49% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Patiala were 688,838.

Rural Urban
Population % 59.74% 40.26%
Total population 1,132,406 763,280
Male population 598,800 403,722
Female population 533,606 359,558
Sex ratio 891 891
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 827 852
Child population 134,494 78,398
Literates 688,838 577,953
Average literacy 69.03% 84.39%
Male literacy 74.91% 87.88%
Female literacy 62.49% 80.48%

Child Population - Patiala district

According to Census 2011, there were 212,892 children between age 0 to 6 years in Patiala district. Out of which 115,917 were male while 96,975 were female.


Working Population - Patiala district

In Patiala district out of total population, 660,267 were engaged in work activities. 86.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 13.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 660,267 workers engaged in Main Work, 108,596 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 65,505 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 570,391 492,466 77,925
Cultivators 108,596 103,715 4,881
Agriculture Labourer 65,505 59,011 6,494
Household Industries 19,278 13,383 5,895
Other Workers 377,012 316,357 60,655
Marginal Workers 89,876 57,195 32,681
Non Working 1,235,419 452,861 782,558

Patiala district Map


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