Sirmaur District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Himachal Pradesh) - Census 2011

Sirmaur district of Himachal Pradesh has total population of 529,855 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 276,289 are males while 253,566 are females. In 2011 there were total 98,208 families residing in Sirmaur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Sirmaur district is 918.

Sirmaur district, Himachal Pradesh

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 10.8% people lives in Urban areas while 89.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 90.7% while that in the rural areas is 77.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Sirmaur district is 898 while that of Rural areas is 920.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sirmaur district is 69620 which is 13% of the total population. There are 36107 male children and 33513 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sirmaur is 928 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (918) of Sirmaur district.

The total literacy rate of Sirmaur district is 78.8%. The male literacy rate is 74.42% and the female literacy rate is 61.93% in Sirmaur district.

Population
529,855
Literacy
78.8%
Sex Ratio
918

To facilitate the administration, Sirmaur district is further divided into 10 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Sirmaur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 69,620 36,107 33,513
Literacy 78.8% 74.42% 61.93%
Scheduled Caste 160,745 83,017 77,728
Scheduled Tribe 11,262 5,912 5,350
Illiterate 167,210 70,672 96,538

Caste-wise Population - Sirmaur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 30.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.1% of total population in Sirmaur district of Himachal Pradesh.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 160,745 83,017 77,728
Schedule Tribe 11,262 5,912 5,350

Religion-wise Population - Sirmaur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 476,830 (89.99%) 248,707 228,123
Muslim 33,215 (6.27%) 17,327 15,888
Christian 577 (0.11%) 302 275
Sikh 15,501 (2.93%) 7,887 7,614
Buddhist 2,645 (0.5%) 1,519 1,126
Jain 236 (0.04%) 124 112
Other Religion 86 (0.02%) 46 40
No Religion Specified 765 (0.14%) 377 388

Literacy Rate - Sirmaur district

The total literacy rate of Sirmaur district was 78.8% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 82.8% of Himachal Pradesh. Population-wise, out of total 362,645 literates, males were 205,617 while females were 157,028. Also the male literacy rate was 85.61% and the female literacy rate was 71.36% in Sirmaur district.

  Sirmaur district Himachal Pradesh
Female 71.36% 75.93%
Male 85.61% 89.53%
Total 78.8% 82.8%

Sex Ratio - Sirmaur district

The Sex Ratio of Sirmaur district is 918 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 918 females in Sirmaur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 928 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 918 ) of Sirmaur district.


Population Density - Sirmaur district

The total area of Sirmaur district is 2,825 km2. Thus the density of Sirmaur district is 188 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 19 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,806 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Sirmaur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Sirmaur, 10.79% people lived in urban regions while 89.21% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 57,165 out of which 30,114 were males while remaining 27,051 were females. In rural areas of Sirmaur, male population was 246,175 while female population was 226,515.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Sirmaur was 898 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Sirmaur was 873 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Sirmaur were 6,233 which is 10.9% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Sirmaur was 920 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Sirmaur was 934 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Sirmaur for urban regions was 90.73 percent in which males were 93.35% literate while female literacy stood at 87.82%. The total literate population of Sirmaur was 362,645. Similarly in rural areas of Sirmaur, the average literacy rate was 77.31 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 84.64% and 69.33% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Sirmaur were 316,436.

Rural Urban
Population % 89.21% 10.79%
Total population 472,690 57,165
Male population 246,175 30,114
Female population 226,515 27,051
Sex ratio 920 898
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 934 873
Child population 63,387 6,233
Literates 316,436 46,209
Average literacy 77.31% 90.73%
Male literacy 84.64% 93.35%
Female literacy 69.33% 87.82%

Child Population - Sirmaur district

According to Census 2011, there were 69,620 children between age 0 to 6 years in Sirmaur district. Out of which 36,107 were male while 33,513 were female.


Working Population - Sirmaur district

In Sirmaur district out of total population, 280,083 were engaged in work activities. 69.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 30.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 280,083 workers engaged in Main Work, 115,992 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 5,953 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 193,906 134,952 58,954
Cultivators 115,992 71,583 44,409
Agriculture Labourer 5,953 4,225 1,728
Household Industries 2,677 2,179 498
Other Workers 69,284 56,965 12,319
Marginal Workers 86,177 34,447 51,730
Non Working 249,772 106,890 142,882

Sirmaur district Map


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