Bashohli Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Kathua district, Jammu and Kashmir

Bashohli Tehsil of Kathua district has total population of 70,810 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 37,177 are males while 33,633 are females. In 2011 there were total 13,312 families residing in Bashohli Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Bashohli Tehsil is 905.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 7.7% people lives in Urban areas while 92.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 87.4% while that in the rural areas is 66.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Bashohli Tehsil is 923 while that of Rural areas is 903.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Bashohli Tehsil is 10147 which is 14% of the total population. There are 5450 male children and 4697 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Bashohli Tehsil is 862 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 905 ) of Bashohli Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Bashohli Tehsil is 68.05%. The male literacy rate is 66.44% and the female literacy rate is 49.31% in Bashohli Tehsil.

Population
70,810
Literacy
68.05%
Sex Ratio
905

To facilitate the administration, Bashohli Tehsil is further divided into 1 town and 39 villages.

Bashohli Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 10,147 5,450 4,697
Literacy 68.05% 66.44% 49.31%
Scheduled Caste 11,201 5,856 5,345
Scheduled Tribe 5,028 2,601 2,427
Illiterate 29,527 12,477 17,050

Caste-wise Population - Bashohli Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 7.1% of total population in Bashohli Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 11,201 5,856 5,345
Schedule Tribe 5,028 2,601 2,427

Religion-wise Population - Bashohli Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 61,018 (86.17%) 32,092 28,926
Muslim 9,685 (13.68%) 5,037 4,648
Christian 44 (0.06%) 20 24
Sikh 4 (0.01%) 0 4
Buddhist 1 (0%) 0 1
Jain 0 (0%) 0 0
Other Religion 0 (0%) 0 0
No Religion Specified 58 (0.08%) 28 30

Literacy Rate - Bashohli Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Bashohli Tehsil in 2011 were 68.05% in which, male and female literacy were 77.85% and 57.31% respectively. Total literate in Bashohli Tehsil were 41,283 of which male and female were 24,700 and 16,583 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Bashohli Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Bashohli Tehsil is 905 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 905 females in Bashohli Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 862 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 905 ) of Bashohli Tehsil.


Child Population - Bashohli Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 10,147 children between age 0 to 6 years in Bashohli Tehsil. Out of which 10,147 were male while 10,147 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Bashohli Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 1,106 families under Bashohli Tehsil living in urban areas while 1,106 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 7.7% of total population of Bashohli Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 92.3% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 541 while that in rural region is 9,606.

Total Urban Rural
Population 70,810 5,433 65,377
Children (0 - 6 years) 10,147 541 9,606
Schedule Caste 11,201 1,134 10,067
Schedule Tribe 5,028 19 5,009
Literacy 68.05% 87.43% 66.35%
Sex Ratio 905 923 903

Working Population - Bashohli Tehsil

In Bashohli Tehsil out of total population, 23,847 were engaged in work activities. 54.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 45.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 23,847 workers engaged in Main Work, 4,066 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 807 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 13,102 11,026 2,076
Cultivators 4,066 3,656 410
Agriculture Labourer 807 580 227
Household Industries 187 158 29
Other Workers 8,042 6,632 1,410
Marginal Workers 10,745 6,736 4,009
Non Working 46,963 19,415 27,548

Bashohli Tehsil Map


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