Dasua Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Hoshiarpur district, Punjab

Dasua Tehsil of Hoshiarpur district has total population of 360,505 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 182,479 are males while 178,026 are females. In 2011 there were total 77,198 families residing in Dasua Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Dasua Tehsil is 976.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 15.6% people lives in Urban areas while 84.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86.3% while that in the rural areas is 83.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Dasua Tehsil is 946 while that of Rural areas is 981.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dasua Tehsil is 38168 which is 11% of the total population. There are 20808 male children and 17360 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dasua Tehsil is 834 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 976 ) of Dasua Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Dasua Tehsil is 84.24%. The male literacy rate is 78.24% and the female literacy rate is 72.33% in Dasua Tehsil.

Population
360,505
Literacy
84.24%
Sex Ratio
976

To facilitate the administration, Dasua Tehsil is further divided into 3 towns and 398 villages.

Dasua Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 38,168 20,808 17,360
Literacy 84.24% 78.24% 72.33%
Scheduled Caste 121,971 62,007 59,964
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 88,978 39,711 49,267

Caste-wise Population - Dasua Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 33.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Dasua Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 121,971 62,007 59,964
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Dasua Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 155,698 (43.19%) 79,651 76,047
Muslim 5,383 (1.49%) 2,785 2,598
Christian 4,017 (1.11%) 2,068 1,949
Sikh 193,927 (53.79%) 97,229 96,698
Buddhist 196 (0.05%) 99 97
Jain 207 (0.06%) 110 97
Other Religion 161 (0.04%) 74 87
No Religion Specified 916 (0.25%) 463 453

Literacy Rate - Dasua Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Dasua Tehsil in 2011 were 84.24% in which, male and female literacy were 88.31% and 80.14% respectively. Total literate in Dasua Tehsil were 271,527 of which male and female were 142,768 and 128,759 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Dasua Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Dasua Tehsil is 976 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 976 females in Dasua Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 834 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 976 ) of Dasua Tehsil.


Child Population - Dasua Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 38,168 children between age 0 to 6 years in Dasua Tehsil. Out of which 38,168 were male while 38,168 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Dasua Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 11,858 families under Dasua Tehsil living in urban areas while 11,858 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 15.6% of total population of Dasua Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 84.4% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 5,795 while that in rural region is 32,373.

Total Urban Rural
Population 360,505 56,204 304,301
Children (0 - 6 years) 38,168 5,795 32,373
Schedule Caste 121,971 15,644 106,327
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 84.24% 86.31% 83.85%
Sex Ratio 976 946 981

Working Population - Dasua Tehsil

In Dasua Tehsil out of total population, 110,686 were engaged in work activities. 82.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 17.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 110,686 workers engaged in Main Work, 23,582 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 11,322 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 91,002 77,473 13,529
Cultivators 23,582 22,360 1,222
Agriculture Labourer 11,322 9,966 1,356
Household Industries 2,832 2,101 731
Other Workers 53,266 43,046 10,220
Marginal Workers 19,684 13,487 6,197
Non Working 249,819 91,519 158,300

Dasua Tehsil Map


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