Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Punjab) - Census 2011

Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district of Punjab has total population of 994,628 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 529,253 are males while 465,375 are females. In 2011 there were total 205,411 families residing in Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district. The Average Sex Ratio of Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district is 879.

Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district, Punjab

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 54.8% people lives in Urban areas while 45.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 87.8% while that in the rural areas is 79%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district is 889 while that of Rural areas is 867.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district is 115644 which is 12% of the total population. There are 62808 male children and 52836 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar is 841 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (879) of Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district.

The total literacy rate of Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district is 83.8%. The male literacy rate is 77.46% and the female literacy rate is 70.19% in Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district.

Population
994,628
Literacy
83.8%
Sex Ratio
879

To facilitate the administration, Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar 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.

Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 115,644 62,808 52,836
Literacy 83.8% 77.46% 70.19%
Scheduled Caste 216,231 114,383 101,848
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 258,053 119,309 138,744

Caste-wise Population - Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district of Punjab.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 216,231 114,383 101,848
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 476,276 (47.88%) 255,616 220,660
Muslim 29,488 (2.96%) 15,771 13,717
Christian 5,342 (0.54%) 2,740 2,602
Sikh 478,908 (48.15%) 252,684 226,224
Buddhist 257 (0.03%) 145 112
Jain 1,257 (0.13%) 658 599
Other Religion 239 (0.02%) 133 106
No Religion Specified 2,861 (0.29%) 1,506 1,355

Literacy Rate - Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district

The total literacy rate of Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district was 83.8% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 75.84% of Punjab. Population-wise, out of total 736,575 literates, males were 409,944 while females were 326,631. Also the male literacy rate was 87.89% and the female literacy rate was 79.18% in Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district.

  Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district Punjab
Female 79.18% 70.73%
Male 87.89% 80.44%
Total 83.8% 75.84%

Sex Ratio - Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district

The Sex Ratio of Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district is 879 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 879 females in Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 841 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 879 ) of Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district.


Population Density - Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district

The total area of Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district is 1,094 km2. Thus the density of Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district is 909 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 172 sq. km. area is under urban region while 922 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar, 54.76% people lived in urban regions while 45.24% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 544,611 out of which 288,269 were males while remaining 256,342 were females. In rural areas of Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar, male population was 240,984 while female population was 209,033.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar was 889 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar was 859 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar were 62,638 which is 11.5% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar was 867 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar was 821 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar for urban regions was 87.77 percent in which males were 90.9% literate while female literacy stood at 84.25%. The total literate population of Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar was 736,575. Similarly in rural areas of Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar, the average literacy rate was 78.98 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 84.26% and 72.94% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar were 313,569.

Rural Urban
Population % 45.24% 54.76%
Total population 450,017 544,611
Male population 240,984 288,269
Female population 209,033 256,342
Sex ratio 867 889
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 821 859
Child population 53,006 62,638
Literates 313,569 423,006
Average literacy 78.98% 87.77%
Male literacy 84.26% 90.9%
Female literacy 72.94% 84.25%

Child Population - Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district

According to Census 2011, there were 115,644 children between age 0 to 6 years in Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district. Out of which 62,808 were male while 52,836 were female.


Working Population - Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district

In Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district out of total population, 355,995 were engaged in work activities. 88.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 11.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 355,995 workers engaged in Main Work, 38,421 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 17,277 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 316,236 258,369 57,867
Cultivators 38,421 35,211 3,210
Agriculture Labourer 17,277 14,872 2,405
Household Industries 11,187 7,229 3,958
Other Workers 249,351 201,057 48,294
Marginal Workers 39,759 24,998 14,761
Non Working 638,633 245,886 392,747

Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district Map


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