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

Sangrur district of Punjab has total population of 1,655,169 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 878,029 are males while 777,140 are females. In 2011 there were total 318,870 families residing in Sangrur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Sangrur district is 885.

Sangrur district, Punjab

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 31.2% people lives in Urban areas while 68.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 75.1% while that in the rural areas is 64.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Sangrur district is 887 while that of Rural areas is 884.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sangrur district is 181334 which is 11% of the total population. There are 98547 male children and 82787 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sangrur is 840 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (885) of Sangrur district.

The total literacy rate of Sangrur district is 67.99%. The male literacy rate is 64.97% and the female literacy rate is 55.55% in Sangrur district.

Population
1,655,169
Literacy
67.99%
Sex Ratio
885

To facilitate the administration, Sangrur 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.

Sangrur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 181,334 98,547 82,787
Literacy 67.99% 64.97% 55.55%
Scheduled Caste 461,609 244,231 217,378
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 653,092 307,616 345,476

Caste-wise Population - Sangrur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 27.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Sangrur district of Punjab.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 461,609 244,231 217,378
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Sangrur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 389,410 (23.53%) 207,563 181,847
Muslim 179,116 (10.82%) 93,814 85,302
Christian 2,406 (0.15%) 1,285 1,121
Sikh 1,077,438 (65.1%) 571,836 505,602
Buddhist 268 (0.02%) 134 134
Jain 3,222 (0.19%) 1,688 1,534
Other Religion 1,038 (0.06%) 544 494
No Religion Specified 2,271 (0.14%) 1,165 1,106

Literacy Rate - Sangrur district

The total literacy rate of Sangrur district was 67.99% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 75.84% of Punjab. Population-wise, out of total 1,002,077 literates, males were 570,413 while females were 431,664. Also the male literacy rate was 73.18% and the female literacy rate was 62.17% in Sangrur district.

  Sangrur district Punjab
Female 62.17% 70.73%
Male 73.18% 80.44%
Total 67.99% 75.84%

Sex Ratio - Sangrur district

The Sex Ratio of Sangrur district is 885 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 885 females in Sangrur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 840 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 885 ) of Sangrur district.


Population Density - Sangrur district

The total area of Sangrur district is 3,625 km2. Thus the density of Sangrur district is 457 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 159 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,466 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Sangrur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Sangrur, 31.17% people lived in urban regions while 68.83% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 515,965 out of which 273,376 were males while remaining 242,589 were females. In rural areas of Sangrur, male population was 604,653 while female population was 534,551.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Sangrur was 887 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Sangrur was 869 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Sangrur were 59,010 which is 11.44% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Sangrur was 884 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Sangrur was 827 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Sangrur for urban regions was 75.11 percent in which males were 79.75% literate while female literacy stood at 69.9%. The total literate population of Sangrur was 1,002,077. Similarly in rural areas of Sangrur, the average literacy rate was 64.79 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 70.22% and 58.7% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Sangrur were 658,857.

Rural Urban
Population % 68.83% 31.17%
Total population 1,139,204 515,965
Male population 604,653 273,376
Female population 534,551 242,589
Sex ratio 884 887
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 827 869
Child population 122,324 59,010
Literates 658,857 343,220
Average literacy 64.79% 75.11%
Male literacy 70.22% 79.75%
Female literacy 58.7% 69.9%

Child Population - Sangrur district

According to Census 2011, there were 181,334 children between age 0 to 6 years in Sangrur district. Out of which 98,547 were male while 82,787 were female.


Working Population - Sangrur district

In Sangrur district out of total population, 568,758 were engaged in work activities. 87.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 12.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 568,758 workers engaged in Main Work, 150,338 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 72,139 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 499,792 443,632 56,160
Cultivators 150,338 144,137 6,201
Agriculture Labourer 72,139 66,437 5,702
Household Industries 15,130 11,618 3,512
Other Workers 262,185 221,440 40,745
Marginal Workers 68,966 41,497 27,469
Non Working 1,086,411 392,900 693,511

Sangrur district Map


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