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

Bishnah Tehsil of Jammu district has total population of 111,438 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 58,307 are males while 53,131 are females. In 2011 there were total 22,632 families residing in Bishnah Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Bishnah Tehsil is 911.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 17.6% people lives in Urban areas while 82.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 83.8% while that in the rural areas is 81.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Bishnah Tehsil is 885 while that of Rural areas is 917.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Bishnah Tehsil is 12774 which is 11% of the total population. There are 7296 male children and 5478 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Bishnah Tehsil is 751 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 911 ) of Bishnah Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Bishnah Tehsil is 81.72%. The male literacy rate is 77.34% and the female literacy rate is 66.87% in Bishnah Tehsil.

Population
111,438
Literacy
81.72%
Sex Ratio
911

To facilitate the administration, Bishnah Tehsil is further divided into 2 towns and 116 villages.

Bishnah Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 12,774 7,296 5,478
Literacy 81.72% 77.34% 66.87%
Scheduled Caste 44,947 23,531 21,416
Scheduled Tribe 1,752 883 869
Illiterate 30,814 13,212 17,602

Caste-wise Population - Bishnah Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 40.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.6% of total population in Bishnah Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 44,947 23,531 21,416
Schedule Tribe 1,752 883 869

Religion-wise Population - Bishnah Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 105,735 (94.88%) 55,298 50,437
Muslim 1,953 (1.75%) 1,002 951
Christian 164 (0.15%) 84 80
Sikh 3,379 (3.03%) 1,801 1,578
Buddhist 9 (0.01%) 6 3
Jain 6 (0.01%) 3 3
Other Religion 3 (0%) 2 1
No Religion Specified 189 (0.17%) 111 78

Literacy Rate - Bishnah Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Bishnah Tehsil in 2011 were 81.72% in which, male and female literacy were 88.4% and 74.56% respectively. Total literate in Bishnah Tehsil were 80,624 of which male and female were 45,095 and 35,529 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Bishnah Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Bishnah Tehsil is 911 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 911 females in Bishnah Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 751 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 911 ) of Bishnah Tehsil.


Child Population - Bishnah Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 12,774 children between age 0 to 6 years in Bishnah Tehsil. Out of which 12,774 were male while 12,774 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Bishnah Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 3,940 families under Bishnah Tehsil living in urban areas while 3,940 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 17.6% of total population of Bishnah Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 82.4% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 2,046 while that in rural region is 10,728.

Total Urban Rural
Population 111,438 19,667 91,771
Children (0 - 6 years) 12,774 2,046 10,728
Schedule Caste 44,947 7,696 37,251
Schedule Tribe 1,752 39 1,713
Literacy 81.72% 83.78% 81.27%
Sex Ratio 911 885 917

Working Population - Bishnah Tehsil

In Bishnah Tehsil out of total population, 31,204 were engaged in work activities. 81.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 31,204 workers engaged in Main Work, 6,873 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,931 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 25,447 23,353 2,094
Cultivators 6,873 6,424 449
Agriculture Labourer 1,931 1,837 94
Household Industries 663 563 100
Other Workers 15,980 14,529 1,451
Marginal Workers 5,757 4,647 1,110
Non Working 80,234 30,307 49,927

Bishnah Tehsil Map


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