Balachaur Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district, Punjab

Balachaur Tehsil of Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district has total population of 188,764 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 97,856 are males while 90,908 are females. In 2011 there were total 39,894 families residing in Balachaur Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Balachaur Tehsil is 929.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 15.5% people lives in Urban areas while 84.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 80.8% while that in the rural areas is 76.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Balachaur Tehsil is 898 while that of Rural areas is 935.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Balachaur Tehsil is 20326 which is 11% of the total population. There are 10961 male children and 9365 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Balachaur Tehsil is 854 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 929 ) of Balachaur Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Balachaur Tehsil is 77.45%. The male literacy rate is 75.83% and the female literacy rate is 61.88% in Balachaur Tehsil.

Population
188,764
Literacy
77.45%
Sex Ratio
929

To facilitate the administration, Balachaur Tehsil is further divided into 2 towns and 184 villages.

Balachaur Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 20,326 10,961 9,365
Literacy 77.45% 75.83% 61.88%
Scheduled Caste 59,789 30,832 28,957
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 58,304 23,649 34,655

Caste-wise Population - Balachaur Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 31.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Balachaur Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 59,789 30,832 28,957
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Balachaur Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 136,048 (72.07%) 70,916 65,132
Muslim 1,737 (0.92%) 947 790
Christian 312 (0.17%) 164 148
Sikh 45,642 (24.18%) 23,325 22,317
Buddhist 3,503 (1.86%) 1,793 1,710
Jain 171 (0.09%) 91 80
Other Religion 23 (0.01%) 11 12
No Religion Specified 1,328 (0.7%) 609 719

Literacy Rate - Balachaur Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Balachaur Tehsil in 2011 were 77.45% in which, male and female literacy were 85.4% and 68.99% respectively. Total literate in Balachaur Tehsil were 130,460 of which male and female were 74,207 and 56,253 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Balachaur Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Balachaur Tehsil is 929 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 929 females in Balachaur Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 854 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 929 ) of Balachaur Tehsil.


Child Population - Balachaur Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 20,326 children between age 0 to 6 years in Balachaur Tehsil. Out of which 20,326 were male while 20,326 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Balachaur Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 6,110 families under Balachaur Tehsil living in urban areas while 6,110 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 15.5% of total population of Balachaur Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 84.5% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 3,302 while that in rural region is 17,024.

Total Urban Rural
Population 188,764 29,220 159,544
Children (0 - 6 years) 20,326 3,302 17,024
Schedule Caste 59,789 9,054 50,735
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 77.45% 80.8% 76.84%
Sex Ratio 929 898 935

Working Population - Balachaur Tehsil

In Balachaur Tehsil out of total population, 65,325 were engaged in work activities. 84.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 15.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 65,325 workers engaged in Main Work, 14,572 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 5,996 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 54,951 46,471 8,480
Cultivators 14,572 13,423 1,149
Agriculture Labourer 5,996 4,815 1,181
Household Industries 2,309 1,596 713
Other Workers 32,074 26,637 5,437
Marginal Workers 10,374 6,076 4,298
Non Working 123,439 45,309 78,130

Balachaur Tehsil Map


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