Garhshankar Tehsil of Hoshiarpur district has total population of 330,711 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 168,229 are males while 162,482 are females. In 2011 there were total 70,245 families residing in Garhshankar Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Garhshankar Tehsil is 966.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 8.6% people lives in Urban areas while 91.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86.6% while that in the rural areas is 81.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Garhshankar Tehsil is 922 while that of Rural areas is 970.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Garhshankar Tehsil is 34624 which is 10% of the total population. There are 18340 male children and 16284 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Garhshankar Tehsil is 888 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 966 ) of Garhshankar Tehsil.
The total literacy rate of Garhshankar Tehsil is 82.09%. The male literacy rate is 77.78% and the female literacy rate is 69.07% in Garhshankar Tehsil.
To facilitate the administration, Garhshankar Tehsil is further divided into 2 towns and 297 villages.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Garhshankar Tehsil.
|Children (Age 0-6)||34,624||18,340||16,284|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 41.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Garhshankar Tehsil of .
|No Religion Specified||426||(0.13%)||214||212|
Average literacy rate of Garhshankar Tehsil in 2011 were 82.09% in which, male and female literacy were 87.29% and 76.76% respectively. Total literate in Garhshankar Tehsil were 243,065 of which male and female were 130,842 and 112,223 respectively.
The Sex Ratio of Garhshankar Tehsil is 966 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 966 females in Garhshankar Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 888 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 966 ) of Garhshankar Tehsil.
According to Census 2011, there were 34,624 children between age 0 to 6 years in Garhshankar Tehsil. Out of which 34,624 were male while 34,624 were female.
As per Census 2011, there are total 6,147 families under Garhshankar Tehsil living in urban areas while 6,147 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 8.6% of total population of Garhshankar Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 91.4% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 2,894 while that in rural region is 31,730.
|Children (0 - 6 years)||34,624||2,894||31,730|
In Garhshankar Tehsil out of total population, 106,181 were engaged in work activities. 80.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 19.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 106,181 workers engaged in Main Work, 20,976 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 11,285 were Agricultural labourer.