Sonipat District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Hariyana) - Census 2011

Sonipat district of Hariyana has total population of 1,450,001 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 781,299 are males while 668,702 are females. In 2011 there were total 277,726 families residing in Sonipat district. The Average Sex Ratio of Sonipat district is 856.

Sonipat district, Hariyana

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 31.3% people lives in Urban areas while 68.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 83.9% while that in the rural areas is 76.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Sonipat district is 869 while that of Rural areas is 850.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Sonipat district is 188262 which is 13% of the total population. There are 104693 male children and 83569 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Sonipat is 798 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (856) of Sonipat district.

The total literacy rate of Sonipat district is 79.12%. The male literacy rate is 75.5% and the female literacy rate is 61.08% in Sonipat district.

Population
1,450,001
Literacy
79.12%
Sex Ratio
856

To facilitate the administration, Sonipat 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.

Sonipat Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 188,262 104,693 83,569
Literacy 79.12% 75.5% 61.08%
Scheduled Caste 269,935 144,516 125,419
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 451,685 191,418 260,267

Caste-wise Population - Sonipat district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.6% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Sonipat district of Hariyana.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 269,935 144,516 125,419
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Sonipat district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,390,149 (95.87%) 749,537 640,612
Muslim 45,100 (3.11%) 23,935 21,165
Christian 1,405 (0.1%) 721 684
Sikh 4,484 (0.31%) 2,376 2,108
Buddhist 336 (0.02%) 183 153
Jain 6,033 (0.42%) 3,144 2,889
Other Religion 29 (0%) 19 10
No Religion Specified 2,465 (0.17%) 1,384 1,081

Literacy Rate - Sonipat district

The total literacy rate of Sonipat district was 79.12% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 75.55% of Hariyana. Population-wise, out of total 998,316 literates, males were 589,881 while females were 408,435. Also the male literacy rate was 87.18% and the female literacy rate was 69.8% in Sonipat district.

  Sonipat district Hariyana
Female 69.8% 65.94%
Male 87.18% 84.06%
Total 79.12% 75.55%

Sex Ratio - Sonipat district

The Sex Ratio of Sonipat district is 856 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 856 females in Sonipat district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 798 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 856 ) of Sonipat district.


Population Density - Sonipat district

The total area of Sonipat district is 2,122 km2. Thus the density of Sonipat district is 683 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 82 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,040 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Sonipat district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Sonipat, 31.27% people lived in urban regions while 68.73% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 453,364 out of which 242,549 were males while remaining 210,815 were females. In rural areas of Sonipat, male population was 538,750 while female population was 457,887.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Sonipat was 869 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Sonipat was 794 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Sonipat were 56,255 which is 12.41% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Sonipat was 850 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Sonipat was 800 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Sonipat for urban regions was 83.9 percent in which males were 89.86% literate while female literacy stood at 77.13%. The total literate population of Sonipat was 998,316. Similarly in rural areas of Sonipat, the average literacy rate was 76.93 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 85.97% and 66.39% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Sonipat were 665,141.

Rural Urban
Population % 68.73% 31.27%
Total population 996,637 453,364
Male population 538,750 242,549
Female population 457,887 210,815
Sex ratio 850 869
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 800 794
Child population 132,007 56,255
Literates 665,141 333,175
Average literacy 76.93% 83.9%
Male literacy 85.97% 89.86%
Female literacy 66.39% 77.13%

Child Population - Sonipat district

According to Census 2011, there were 188,262 children between age 0 to 6 years in Sonipat district. Out of which 104,693 were male while 83,569 were female.


Working Population - Sonipat district

In Sonipat district out of total population, 523,179 were engaged in work activities. 75.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 24.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 523,179 workers engaged in Main Work, 110,262 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 54,040 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 396,763 326,530 70,233
Cultivators 110,262 92,673 17,589
Agriculture Labourer 54,040 41,304 12,736
Household Industries 12,405 9,321 3,084
Other Workers 220,056 183,232 36,824
Marginal Workers 126,416 64,555 61,861
Non Working 926,822 390,214 536,608

Sonipat district Map


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