Amritsar -I Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Amritsar district, Punjab

Amritsar -I Tehsil of Amritsar district has total population of 312,240 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 164,792 are males while 147,448 are females. In 2011 there were total 58,952 families residing in Amritsar -I Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Amritsar -I Tehsil is 895.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 18.5% people lives in Urban areas while 81.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 79.4% while that in the rural areas is 71.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Amritsar -I Tehsil is 833 while that of Rural areas is 909.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Amritsar -I Tehsil is 36480 which is 12% of the total population. There are 20090 male children and 16390 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Amritsar -I Tehsil is 816 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 895 ) of Amritsar -I Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Amritsar -I Tehsil is 72.66%. The male literacy rate is 67.88% and the female literacy rate is 60.03% in Amritsar -I Tehsil.

Population
312,240
Literacy
72.66%
Sex Ratio
895

To facilitate the administration, Amritsar -I Tehsil is further divided into 4 towns and 140 villages.

Amritsar -I Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 36,480 20,090 16,390
Literacy 72.66% 67.88% 60.03%
Scheduled Caste 129,537 68,099 61,438
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 111,865 52,925 58,940

Caste-wise Population - Amritsar -I Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 41.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Amritsar -I Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 129,537 68,099 61,438
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Amritsar -I Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 42,786 (13.7%) 23,418 19,368
Muslim 2,743 (0.88%) 1,477 1,266
Christian 6,060 (1.94%) 3,181 2,879
Sikh 258,259 (82.71%) 135,459 122,800
Buddhist 23 (0.01%) 14 9
Jain 1,789 (0.57%) 932 857
Other Religion 165 (0.05%) 84 81
No Religion Specified 415 (0.13%) 227 188

Literacy Rate - Amritsar -I Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Amritsar -I Tehsil in 2011 were 72.66% in which, male and female literacy were 77.31% and 67.53% respectively. Total literate in Amritsar -I Tehsil were 200,375 of which male and female were 111,867 and 88,508 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Amritsar -I Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Amritsar -I Tehsil is 895 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 895 females in Amritsar -I Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 816 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 895 ) of Amritsar -I Tehsil.


Child Population - Amritsar -I Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 36,480 children between age 0 to 6 years in Amritsar -I Tehsil. Out of which 36,480 were male while 36,480 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Amritsar -I Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 11,259 families under Amritsar -I Tehsil living in urban areas while 11,259 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 18.5% of total population of Amritsar -I Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 81.5% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 6,475 while that in rural region is 30,005.

Total Urban Rural
Population 312,240 57,708 254,532
Children (0 - 6 years) 36,480 6,475 30,005
Schedule Caste 129,537 19,957 109,580
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 72.66% 79.41% 71.12%
Sex Ratio 895 833 909

Working Population - Amritsar -I Tehsil

In Amritsar -I Tehsil out of total population, 111,171 were engaged in work activities. 83.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 16.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 111,171 workers engaged in Main Work, 21,112 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 18,040 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 93,039 80,323 12,716
Cultivators 21,112 19,746 1,366
Agriculture Labourer 18,040 15,200 2,840
Household Industries 2,946 2,056 890
Other Workers 50,941 43,321 7,620
Marginal Workers 18,132 9,687 8,445
Non Working 201,069 74,782 126,287

Amritsar -I Tehsil Map


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