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

Tarn Taran district of Punjab has total population of 1,119,627 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 589,369 are males while 530,258 are females. In 2011 there were total 203,421 families residing in Tarn Taran district. The Average Sex Ratio of Tarn Taran district is 900.

Tarn Taran district, Punjab

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 12.7% people lives in Urban areas while 87.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 76.5% while that in the rural areas is 66.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Tarn Taran district is 889 while that of Rural areas is 901.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Tarn Taran district is 137223 which is 12% of the total population. There are 75382 male children and 61841 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Tarn Taran is 820 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (900) of Tarn Taran district.

The total literacy rate of Tarn Taran district is 67.81%. The male literacy rate is 63.87% and the female literacy rate is 54.64% in Tarn Taran district.

Population
1,119,627
Literacy
67.81%
Sex Ratio
900

To facilitate the administration, Tarn Taran 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.

Tarn Taran Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 137,223 75,382 61,841
Literacy 67.81% 63.87% 54.64%
Scheduled Caste 377,468 198,715 178,753
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 453,465 212,942 240,523

Caste-wise Population - Tarn Taran district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 33.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Tarn Taran district of Punjab.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 377,468 198,715 178,753
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Tarn Taran district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 60,504 (5.4%) 32,646 27,858
Muslim 3,855 (0.34%) 2,078 1,777
Christian 6,095 (0.54%) 3,202 2,893
Sikh 1,044,903 (93.33%) 549,246 495,657
Buddhist 101 (0.01%) 54 47
Jain 650 (0.06%) 344 306
Other Religion 47 (0%) 27 20
No Religion Specified 3,472 (0.31%) 1,772 1,700

Literacy Rate - Tarn Taran district

The total literacy rate of Tarn Taran district was 67.81% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 75.84% of Punjab. Population-wise, out of total 666,162 literates, males were 376,427 while females were 289,735. Also the male literacy rate was 73.24% and the female literacy rate was 61.85% in Tarn Taran district.

  Tarn Taran district Punjab
Female 61.85% 70.73%
Male 73.24% 80.44%
Total 67.81% 75.84%

Sex Ratio - Tarn Taran district

The Sex Ratio of Tarn Taran district is 900 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 900 females in Tarn Taran district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 820 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 900 ) of Tarn Taran district.


Population Density - Tarn Taran district

The total area of Tarn Taran district is 2,414 km2. Thus the density of Tarn Taran district is 464 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 34 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,380 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Tarn Taran district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Tarn Taran, 12.66% people lived in urban regions while 87.34% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 141,795 out of which 75,047 were males while remaining 66,748 were females. In rural areas of Tarn Taran, male population was 514,322 while female population was 463,510.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Tarn Taran was 889 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Tarn Taran was 835 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Tarn Taran were 16,235 which is 11.45% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Tarn Taran was 901 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Tarn Taran was 818 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Tarn Taran for urban regions was 76.5 percent in which males were 80.45% literate while female literacy stood at 72.08%. The total literate population of Tarn Taran was 666,162. Similarly in rural areas of Tarn Taran, the average literacy rate was 66.54 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 72.17% and 60.37% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Tarn Taran were 570,113.

Rural Urban
Population % 87.34% 12.66%
Total population 977,832 141,795
Male population 514,322 75,047
Female population 463,510 66,748
Sex ratio 901 889
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 818 835
Child population 120,988 16,235
Literates 570,113 96,049
Average literacy 66.54% 76.5%
Male literacy 72.17% 80.45%
Female literacy 60.37% 72.08%

Child Population - Tarn Taran district

According to Census 2011, there were 137,223 children between age 0 to 6 years in Tarn Taran district. Out of which 75,382 were male while 61,841 were female.


Working Population - Tarn Taran district

In Tarn Taran district out of total population, 380,702 were engaged in work activities. 83.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 16.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 380,702 workers engaged in Main Work, 109,788 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 61,212 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 316,310 272,951 43,359
Cultivators 109,788 102,768 7,020
Agriculture Labourer 61,212 54,317 6,895
Household Industries 16,087 9,876 6,211
Other Workers 129,223 105,990 23,233
Marginal Workers 64,392 40,688 23,704
Non Working 738,925 275,730 463,195

Tarn Taran district Map


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