Hiranagar Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Kathua district, Jammu and Kashmir

Hiranagar Tehsil of Kathua district has total population of 137,798 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 72,642 are males while 65,156 are females. In 2011 there were total 28,282 families residing in Hiranagar Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Hiranagar Tehsil is 897.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 6% people lives in Urban areas while 94% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 87.9% while that in the rural areas is 79.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Hiranagar Tehsil is 833 while that of Rural areas is 901.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Hiranagar Tehsil is 17269 which is 13% of the total population. There are 9778 male children and 7491 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Hiranagar Tehsil is 766 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 897 ) of Hiranagar Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Hiranagar Tehsil is 79.63%. The male literacy rate is 74.9% and the female literacy rate is 63.8% in Hiranagar Tehsil.

Population
137,798
Literacy
79.63%
Sex Ratio
897

To facilitate the administration, Hiranagar Tehsil is further divided into 1 town and 203 villages.

Hiranagar Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 17,269 9,778 7,491
Literacy 79.63% 74.9% 63.8%
Scheduled Caste 31,943 16,960 14,983
Scheduled Tribe 7,456 3,806 3,650
Illiterate 41,820 18,235 23,585

Caste-wise Population - Hiranagar Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 23.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 5.4% of total population in Hiranagar Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 31,943 16,960 14,983
Schedule Tribe 7,456 3,806 3,650

Religion-wise Population - Hiranagar Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 127,521 (92.54%) 67,338 60,183
Muslim 7,195 (5.22%) 3,692 3,503
Christian 467 (0.34%) 233 234
Sikh 2,448 (1.78%) 1,282 1,166
Buddhist 6 (0%) 3 3
Jain 2 (0%) 2 0
Other Religion 0 (0%) 0 0
No Religion Specified 159 (0.12%) 92 67

Literacy Rate - Hiranagar Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Hiranagar Tehsil in 2011 were 79.63% in which, male and female literacy were 86.55% and 72.09% respectively. Total literate in Hiranagar Tehsil were 95,978 of which male and female were 54,407 and 41,571 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Hiranagar Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Hiranagar Tehsil is 897 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 897 females in Hiranagar Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 766 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 897 ) of Hiranagar Tehsil.


Child Population - Hiranagar Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 17,269 children between age 0 to 6 years in Hiranagar Tehsil. Out of which 17,269 were male while 17,269 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Hiranagar Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 1,723 families under Hiranagar Tehsil living in urban areas while 1,723 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 6% of total population of Hiranagar Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 94% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 869 while that in rural region is 16,400.

Total Urban Rural
Population 137,798 8,294 129,504
Children (0 - 6 years) 17,269 869 16,400
Schedule Caste 31,943 1,472 30,471
Schedule Tribe 7,456 100 7,356
Literacy 79.63% 87.87% 79.09%
Sex Ratio 897 833 901

Working Population - Hiranagar Tehsil

In Hiranagar Tehsil out of total population, 40,242 were engaged in work activities. 78.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 21.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 40,242 workers engaged in Main Work, 8,489 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2,975 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 31,482 28,885 2,597
Cultivators 8,489 8,054 435
Agriculture Labourer 2,975 2,810 165
Household Industries 601 529 72
Other Workers 19,417 17,492 1,925
Marginal Workers 8,760 6,900 1,860
Non Working 97,556 36,857 60,699

Hiranagar Tehsil Map


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