Dera Bassi Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district, Punjab

Dera Bassi Tehsil of Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district has total population of 340,490 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 181,826 are males while 158,664 are females. In 2011 there were total 68,048 families residing in Dera Bassi Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Dera Bassi Tehsil is 873.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 50.3% people lives in Urban areas while 49.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86.8% while that in the rural areas is 77.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Dera Bassi Tehsil is 883 while that of Rural areas is 862.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dera Bassi Tehsil is 42193 which is 12% of the total population. There are 23173 male children and 19020 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dera Bassi Tehsil is 821 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 873 ) of Dera Bassi Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Dera Bassi Tehsil is 82.01%. The male literacy rate is 75.6% and the female literacy rate is 67.55% in Dera Bassi Tehsil.

Population
340,490
Literacy
82.01%
Sex Ratio
873

To facilitate the administration, Dera Bassi Tehsil is further divided into 7 towns and 150 villages.

Dera Bassi Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 42,193 23,173 19,020
Literacy 82.01% 75.6% 67.55%
Scheduled Caste 66,543 35,180 31,363
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 95,865 44,373 51,492

Caste-wise Population - Dera Bassi Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 19.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Dera Bassi Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 66,543 35,180 31,363
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Dera Bassi Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 208,979 (61.38%) 111,889 97,090
Muslim 12,125 (3.56%) 6,515 5,610
Christian 1,599 (0.47%) 823 776
Sikh 115,728 (33.99%) 61,528 54,200
Buddhist 124 (0.04%) 70 54
Jain 496 (0.15%) 262 234
Other Religion 117 (0.03%) 70 47
No Religion Specified 1,322 (0.39%) 669 653

Literacy Rate - Dera Bassi Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Dera Bassi Tehsil in 2011 were 82.01% in which, male and female literacy were 86.64% and 76.75% respectively. Total literate in Dera Bassi Tehsil were 244,625 of which male and female were 137,453 and 107,172 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Dera Bassi Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Dera Bassi Tehsil is 873 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 873 females in Dera Bassi Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 821 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 873 ) of Dera Bassi Tehsil.


Child Population - Dera Bassi Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 42,193 children between age 0 to 6 years in Dera Bassi Tehsil. Out of which 42,193 were male while 42,193 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Dera Bassi Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 36,325 families under Dera Bassi Tehsil living in urban areas while 36,325 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 50.3% of total population of Dera Bassi Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 49.7% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 21,689 while that in rural region is 20,504.

Total Urban Rural
Population 340,490 171,130 169,360
Children (0 - 6 years) 42,193 21,689 20,504
Schedule Caste 66,543 20,467 46,076
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 82.01% 86.76% 77.23%
Sex Ratio 873 883 862

Working Population - Dera Bassi Tehsil

In Dera Bassi Tehsil out of total population, 121,778 were engaged in work activities. 88.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 11.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 121,778 workers engaged in Main Work, 13,461 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 6,716 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 107,861 89,769 18,092
Cultivators 13,461 12,421 1,040
Agriculture Labourer 6,716 5,557 1,159
Household Industries 4,136 2,357 1,779
Other Workers 83,548 69,434 14,114
Marginal Workers 13,917 8,372 5,545
Non Working 218,712 83,685 135,027

Dera Bassi Tehsil Map


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