Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Punjab) - Census 2011

Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district of Punjab has total population of 612,310 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 313,291 are males while 299,019 are females. In 2011 there were total 129,500 families residing in Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district. The Average Sex Ratio of Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district is 954.

Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district, Punjab

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 20.5% people lives in Urban areas while 79.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 82.9% while that in the rural areas is 79%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district is 924 while that of Rural areas is 962.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district is 62719 which is 10% of the total population. There are 33278 male children and 29441 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar is 885 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (954) of Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district.

The total literacy rate of Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district is 79.78%. The male literacy rate is 76.34% and the female literacy rate is 66.65% in Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district.

Population
612,310
Literacy
79.78%
Sex Ratio
954

To facilitate the administration, Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district is further divided into 2 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 62,719 33,278 29,441
Literacy 79.78% 76.34% 66.65%
Scheduled Caste 260,284 133,035 127,249
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 173,851 74,136 99,715

Caste-wise Population - Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 42.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district of Punjab.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 260,284 133,035 127,249
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 401,368 (65.55%) 206,891 194,477
Muslim 6,829 (1.12%) 3,612 3,217
Christian 1,479 (0.24%) 782 697
Sikh 192,885 (31.5%) 97,148 95,737
Buddhist 5,885 (0.96%) 2,997 2,888
Jain 695 (0.11%) 357 338
Other Religion 266 (0.04%) 122 144
No Religion Specified 2,903 (0.47%) 1,382 1,521

Literacy Rate - Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district

The total literacy rate of Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district was 79.78% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 75.84% of Punjab. Population-wise, out of total 438,459 literates, males were 239,155 while females were 199,304. Also the male literacy rate was 85.41% and the female literacy rate was 73.93% in Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district.

  Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district Punjab
Female 73.93% 70.73%
Male 85.41% 80.44%
Total 79.78% 75.84%

Sex Ratio - Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district

The Sex Ratio of Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district is 954 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 954 females in Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 885 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 954 ) of Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district.


Population Density - Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district

The total area of Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district is 1,282 km2. Thus the density of Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district is 478 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 67 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,215 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar, 20.48% people lived in urban regions while 79.52% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 125,416 out of which 65,173 were males while remaining 60,243 were females. In rural areas of Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar, male population was 248,118 while female population was 238,776.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar was 924 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar was 889 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar were 13,355 which is 10.65% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar was 962 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar was 884 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar for urban regions was 82.87 percent in which males were 86.99% literate while female literacy stood at 78.43%. The total literate population of Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar was 438,459. Similarly in rural areas of Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar, the average literacy rate was 78.99 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 84.99% and 72.81% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar were 345,595.

Rural Urban
Population % 79.52% 20.48%
Total population 486,894 125,416
Male population 248,118 65,173
Female population 238,776 60,243
Sex ratio 962 924
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 884 889
Child population 49,364 13,355
Literates 345,595 92,864
Average literacy 78.99% 82.87%
Male literacy 84.99% 86.99%
Female literacy 72.81% 78.43%

Child Population - Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district

According to Census 2011, there were 62,719 children between age 0 to 6 years in Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district. Out of which 33,278 were male while 29,441 were female.


Working Population - Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district

In Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district out of total population, 204,329 were engaged in work activities. 84.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 15.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 204,329 workers engaged in Main Work, 40,289 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 16,556 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 173,507 150,279 23,228
Cultivators 40,289 37,723 2,566
Agriculture Labourer 16,556 13,984 2,572
Household Industries 7,118 5,161 1,957
Other Workers 109,544 93,411 16,133
Marginal Workers 30,822 19,973 10,849
Non Working 407,981 143,039 264,942

Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district Map


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