Akhnoor Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Jammu district, Jammu and Kashmir

Akhnoor Tehsil of Jammu district has total population of 250,446 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 133,592 are males while 116,854 are females. In 2011 there were total 54,133 families residing in Akhnoor Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Akhnoor Tehsil is 875.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 12.6% people lives in Urban areas while 87.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.6% while that in the rural areas is 76.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Akhnoor Tehsil is 623 while that of Rural areas is 918.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Akhnoor Tehsil is 31975 which is 13% of the total population. There are 17940 male children and 14035 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Akhnoor Tehsil is 782 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 875 ) of Akhnoor Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Akhnoor Tehsil is 78.09%. The male literacy rate is 74.31% and the female literacy rate is 61.04% in Akhnoor Tehsil.

Population
250,446
Literacy
78.09%
Sex Ratio
875

To facilitate the administration, Akhnoor Tehsil is further divided into 3 towns and 226 villages.

Akhnoor Tehsil Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Akhnoor Tehsil.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 31,975 17,940 14,035
Literacy 78.09% 74.31% 61.04%
Scheduled Caste 67,406 34,830 32,576
Scheduled Tribe 4,796 2,537 2,259
Illiterate 79,851 34,320 45,531

Caste-wise Population - Akhnoor Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 26.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.9% of total population in Akhnoor Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 67,406 34,830 32,576
Schedule Tribe 4,796 2,537 2,259

Religion-wise Population - Akhnoor Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 237,277 (94.74%) 126,258 111,019
Muslim 6,145 (2.45%) 3,282 2,863
Christian 1,321 (0.53%) 737 584
Sikh 4,678 (1.87%) 2,759 1,919
Buddhist 49 (0.02%) 31 18
Jain 15 (0.01%) 9 6
Other Religion 147 (0.06%) 72 75
No Religion Specified 814 (0.33%) 444 370

Literacy Rate - Akhnoor Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Akhnoor Tehsil in 2011 were 78.09% in which, male and female literacy were 85.84% and 69.37% respectively. Total literate in Akhnoor Tehsil were 170,595 of which male and female were 99,272 and 71,323 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Akhnoor Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Akhnoor Tehsil is 875 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 875 females in Akhnoor Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 782 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 875 ) of Akhnoor Tehsil.


Child Population - Akhnoor Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 31,975 children between age 0 to 6 years in Akhnoor Tehsil. Out of which 31,975 were male while 31,975 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Akhnoor Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 5,877 families under Akhnoor Tehsil living in urban areas while 5,877 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 12.6% of total population of Akhnoor Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 87.4% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 3,193 while that in rural region is 28,782.

Total Urban Rural
Population 250,446 31,621 218,825
Children (0 - 6 years) 31,975 3,193 28,782
Schedule Caste 67,406 4,611 62,795
Schedule Tribe 4,796 211 4,585
Literacy 78.09% 88.56% 76.52%
Sex Ratio 875 623 918

Working Population - Akhnoor Tehsil

In Akhnoor Tehsil out of total population, 85,043 were engaged in work activities. 65.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 34.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 85,043 workers engaged in Main Work, 12,086 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 4,384 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 55,577 47,932 7,645
Cultivators 12,086 9,879 2,207
Agriculture Labourer 4,384 3,700 684
Household Industries 1,260 584 676
Other Workers 37,847 33,769 4,078
Marginal Workers 29,466 20,306 9,160
Non Working 165,403 65,354 100,049

Akhnoor Tehsil Map


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