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

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.

Population
330,711
Literacy
82.09%
Sex Ratio
966

To facilitate the administration, Garhshankar Tehsil is further divided into 2 towns and 297 villages.

Garhshankar Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 34,624 18,340 16,284
Literacy 82.09% 77.78% 69.07%
Scheduled Caste 136,136 69,301 66,835
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 87,646 37,387 50,259

Caste-wise Population - Garhshankar Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 41.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Garhshankar Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 136,136 69,301 66,835
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Garhshankar Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 209,361 (63.31%) 106,889 102,472
Muslim 4,981 (1.51%) 2,547 2,434
Christian 1,079 (0.33%) 553 526
Sikh 112,606 (34.05%) 56,877 55,729
Buddhist 2,110 (0.64%) 1,078 1,032
Jain 75 (0.02%) 39 36
Other Religion 73 (0.02%) 32 41
No Religion Specified 426 (0.13%) 214 212

Literacy Rate - Garhshankar Tehsil

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.


Sex Ratio - Garhshankar Tehsil

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.


Child Population - 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.

Urban/Rural Population - Garhshankar Tehsil

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.

Total Urban Rural
Population 330,711 28,315 302,396
Children (0 - 6 years) 34,624 2,894 31,730
Schedule Caste 136,136 11,484 124,652
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 82.09% 86.64% 81.67%
Sex Ratio 966 922 970

Working Population - Garhshankar Tehsil

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.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 85,572 74,399 11,173
Cultivators 20,976 19,662 1,314
Agriculture Labourer 11,285 9,186 2,099
Household Industries 2,173 1,803 370
Other Workers 51,138 43,748 7,390
Marginal Workers 20,609 13,654 6,955
Non Working 224,530 80,176 144,354

Garhshankar Tehsil Map


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