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

Rupnagar district of Punjab has total population of 684,627 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 357,485 are males while 327,142 are females. In 2011 there were total 135,635 families residing in Rupnagar district. The Average Sex Ratio of Rupnagar district is 915.

Rupnagar district, Punjab

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 26% people lives in Urban areas while 74% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86.2% while that in the rural areas is 80.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Rupnagar district is 904 while that of Rural areas is 919.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Rupnagar district is 72926 which is 11% of the total population. There are 39152 male children and 33774 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Rupnagar is 863 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (915) of Rupnagar district.

The total literacy rate of Rupnagar district is 82.19%. The male literacy rate is 77.91% and the female literacy rate is 68.53% in Rupnagar district.

Population
684,627
Literacy
82.19%
Sex Ratio
915

To facilitate the administration, Rupnagar district is further divided into 4 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Rupnagar Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 72,926 39,152 33,774
Literacy 82.19% 77.91% 68.53%
Scheduled Caste 180,905 94,334 86,571
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 181,896 78,951 102,945

Caste-wise Population - Rupnagar district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 26.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Rupnagar district of Punjab.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 180,905 94,334 86,571
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Rupnagar district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 304,481 (44.47%) 158,558 145,923
Muslim 14,492 (2.12%) 7,632 6,860
Christian 2,094 (0.31%) 1,072 1,022
Sikh 361,045 (52.74%) 188,927 172,118
Buddhist 118 (0.02%) 68 50
Jain 653 (0.1%) 342 311
Other Religion 143 (0.02%) 77 66
No Religion Specified 1,601 (0.23%) 809 792

Literacy Rate - Rupnagar district

The total literacy rate of Rupnagar district was 82.19% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 75.84% of Punjab. Population-wise, out of total 502,731 literates, males were 278,534 while females were 224,197. Also the male literacy rate was 87.5% and the female literacy rate was 76.42% in Rupnagar district.

  Rupnagar district Punjab
Female 76.42% 70.73%
Male 87.5% 80.44%
Total 82.19% 75.84%

Sex Ratio - Rupnagar district

The Sex Ratio of Rupnagar district is 915 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 915 females in Rupnagar district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 863 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 915 ) of Rupnagar district.


Population Density - Rupnagar district

The total area of Rupnagar district is 1,356 km2. Thus the density of Rupnagar district is 505 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 56 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,300 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Rupnagar district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Rupnagar, 25.97% people lived in urban regions while 74.03% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 177,807 out of which 93,396 were males while remaining 84,411 were females. In rural areas of Rupnagar, male population was 264,089 while female population was 242,731.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Rupnagar was 904 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Rupnagar was 874 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Rupnagar were 17,847 which is 10.04% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Rupnagar was 919 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Rupnagar was 859 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Rupnagar for urban regions was 86.15 percent in which males were 89.61% literate while female literacy stood at 82.34%. The total literate population of Rupnagar was 502,731. Similarly in rural areas of Rupnagar, the average literacy rate was 80.78 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 86.74% and 74.35% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Rupnagar were 364,922.

Rural Urban
Population % 74.03% 25.97%
Total population 506,820 177,807
Male population 264,089 93,396
Female population 242,731 84,411
Sex ratio 919 904
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 859 874
Child population 55,079 17,847
Literates 364,922 137,809
Average literacy 80.78% 86.15%
Male literacy 86.74% 89.61%
Female literacy 74.35% 82.34%

Child Population - Rupnagar district

According to Census 2011, there were 72,926 children between age 0 to 6 years in Rupnagar district. Out of which 39,152 were male while 33,774 were female.


Working Population - Rupnagar district

In Rupnagar district out of total population, 233,676 were engaged in work activities. 83.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 16.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 233,676 workers engaged in Main Work, 40,792 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 14,965 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 194,209 161,858 32,351
Cultivators 40,792 35,889 4,903
Agriculture Labourer 14,965 13,003 1,962
Household Industries 8,927 5,749 3,178
Other Workers 129,525 107,217 22,308
Marginal Workers 39,467 25,052 14,415
Non Working 450,951 170,575 280,376

Rupnagar district Map


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