Pithoragarh District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Uttarakhand) - Census 2011

Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand has total population of 483,439 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 239,306 are males while 244,133 are females. In 2011 there were total 114,730 families residing in Pithoragarh district. The Average Sex Ratio of Pithoragarh district is 1,020.

Pithoragarh district, Uttarakhand

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 14.4% people lives in Urban areas while 85.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 92% while that in the rural areas is 80.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Pithoragarh district is 913 while that of Rural areas is 1,039.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Pithoragarh district is 63293 which is 13% of the total population. There are 34853 male children and 28440 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Pithoragarh is 816 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,020) of Pithoragarh district.

The total literacy rate of Pithoragarh district is 82.25%. The male literacy rate is 79.24% and the female literacy rate is 63.87% in Pithoragarh district.

Population
483,439
Literacy
82.25%
Sex Ratio
1,020

To facilitate the administration, Pithoragarh 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.

Pithoragarh Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 63,293 34,853 28,440
Literacy 82.25% 79.24% 63.87%
Scheduled Caste 120,378 60,111 60,267
Scheduled Tribe 19,535 9,558 9,977
Illiterate 137,889 49,683 88,206

Caste-wise Population - Pithoragarh district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 24.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4% of total population in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 120,378 60,111 60,267
Schedule Tribe 19,535 9,558 9,977

Religion-wise Population - Pithoragarh district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 475,105 (98.28%) 234,450 240,655
Muslim 6,015 (1.24%) 3,617 2,398
Christian 1,401 (0.29%) 726 675
Sikh 260 (0.05%) 165 95
Buddhist 185 (0.04%) 100 85
Jain 13 (0%) 5 8
Other Religion 30 (0.01%) 13 17
No Religion Specified 430 (0.09%) 230 200

Literacy Rate - Pithoragarh district

The total literacy rate of Pithoragarh district was 82.25% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 78.82% of Uttarakhand. Population-wise, out of total 345,550 literates, males were 189,623 while females were 155,927. Also the male literacy rate was 92.75% and the female literacy rate was 72.29% in Pithoragarh district.

  Pithoragarh district Uttarakhand
Female 72.29% 70.01%
Male 92.75% 87.4%
Total 82.25% 78.82%

Sex Ratio - Pithoragarh district

The Sex Ratio of Pithoragarh district is 1,020 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,020 females in Pithoragarh district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 816 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,020 ) of Pithoragarh district.


Population Density - Pithoragarh district

The total area of Pithoragarh district is 7,090 km2. Thus the density of Pithoragarh district is 68 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 17 sq. km. area is under urban region while 7,074 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Pithoragarh district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Pithoragarh, 14.4% people lived in urban regions while 85.6% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 69,605 out of which 36,376 were males while remaining 33,229 were females. In rural areas of Pithoragarh, male population was 202,930 while female population was 210,904.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Pithoragarh was 913 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Pithoragarh was 724 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Pithoragarh were 8,393 which is 12.06% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Pithoragarh was 1,039 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Pithoragarh was 831 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Pithoragarh for urban regions was 91.97 percent in which males were 94.87% literate while female literacy stood at 88.88%. The total literate population of Pithoragarh was 345,550. Similarly in rural areas of Pithoragarh, the average literacy rate was 80.59 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 92.36% and 69.64% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Pithoragarh were 289,256.

Rural Urban
Population % 85.6% 14.4%
Total population 413,834 69,605
Male population 202,930 36,376
Female population 210,904 33,229
Sex ratio 1,039 913
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 831 724
Child population 54,900 8,393
Literates 289,256 56,294
Average literacy 80.59% 91.97%
Male literacy 92.36% 94.87%
Female literacy 69.64% 88.88%

Child Population - Pithoragarh district

According to Census 2011, there were 63,293 children between age 0 to 6 years in Pithoragarh district. Out of which 34,853 were male while 28,440 were female.


Working Population - Pithoragarh district

In Pithoragarh district out of total population, 216,490 were engaged in work activities. 67.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 32.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 216,490 workers engaged in Main Work, 87,189 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2,204 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 145,481 80,385 65,096
Cultivators 87,189 33,777 53,412
Agriculture Labourer 2,204 1,218 986
Household Industries 3,299 1,789 1,510
Other Workers 52,789 43,601 9,188
Marginal Workers 71,009 33,154 37,855
Non Working 266,949 125,767 141,182

Pithoragarh district Map


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