Dharmsala Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Kangra district, Himachal Pradesh

Dharmsala Tehsil of Kangra district has total population of 136,536 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 70,178 are males while 66,358 are females. In 2011 there were total 31,328 families residing in Dharmsala Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Dharmsala Tehsil is 946.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 31.3% people lives in Urban areas while 68.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.2% while that in the rural areas is 84.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Dharmsala Tehsil is 873 while that of Rural areas is 981.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dharmsala Tehsil is 13986 which is 10% of the total population. There are 7340 male children and 6646 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dharmsala Tehsil is 905 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 946 ) of Dharmsala Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Dharmsala Tehsil is 85.77%. The male literacy rate is 81.56% and the female literacy rate is 72.16% in Dharmsala Tehsil.

Population
136,536
Literacy
85.77%
Sex Ratio
946

To facilitate the administration, Dharmsala Tehsil is further divided into 3 towns and 164 villages.

Dharmsala Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 13,986 7,340 6,646
Literacy 85.77% 81.56% 72.16%
Scheduled Caste 24,722 12,547 12,175
Scheduled Tribe 19,479 9,767 9,712
Illiterate 31,419 12,943 18,476

Caste-wise Population - Dharmsala Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 14.3% of total population in Dharmsala Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 24,722 12,547 12,175
Schedule Tribe 19,479 9,767 9,712

Religion-wise Population - Dharmsala Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 122,663 (89.84%) 62,495 60,168
Muslim 1,109 (0.81%) 708 401
Christian 555 (0.41%) 265 290
Sikh 992 (0.73%) 557 435
Buddhist 10,925 (8%) 5,998 4,927
Jain 71 (0.05%) 38 33
Other Religion 11 (0.01%) 5 6
No Religion Specified 210 (0.15%) 112 98

Literacy Rate - Dharmsala Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Dharmsala Tehsil in 2011 were 85.77% in which, male and female literacy were 91.08% and 80.19% respectively. Total literate in Dharmsala Tehsil were 105,117 of which male and female were 57,235 and 47,882 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Dharmsala Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Dharmsala Tehsil is 946 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 946 females in Dharmsala Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 905 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 946 ) of Dharmsala Tehsil.


Child Population - Dharmsala Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 13,986 children between age 0 to 6 years in Dharmsala Tehsil. Out of which 13,986 were male while 13,986 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Dharmsala Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 10,530 families under Dharmsala Tehsil living in urban areas while 10,530 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 31.3% of total population of Dharmsala Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 68.7% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 4,002 while that in rural region is 9,984.

Total Urban Rural
Population 136,536 42,792 93,744
Children (0 - 6 years) 13,986 4,002 9,984
Schedule Caste 24,722 6,668 18,054
Schedule Tribe 19,479 3,683 15,796
Literacy 85.77% 88.24% 84.63%
Sex Ratio 946 873 981

Working Population - Dharmsala Tehsil

In Dharmsala Tehsil out of total population, 52,978 were engaged in work activities. 70.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 29.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 52,978 workers engaged in Main Work, 3,963 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 500 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 37,148 28,402 8,746
Cultivators 3,963 2,141 1,822
Agriculture Labourer 500 307 193
Household Industries 645 506 139
Other Workers 32,040 25,448 6,592
Marginal Workers 15,830 7,903 7,927
Non Working 83,558 33,873 49,685

Dharmsala Tehsil Map


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