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

Hoshiarpur Tehsil of Hoshiarpur district has total population of 560,346 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 288,991 are males while 271,355 are females. In 2011 there were total 119,141 families residing in Hoshiarpur Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Hoshiarpur Tehsil is 939.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 33.8% people lives in Urban areas while 66.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 87.9% while that in the rural areas is 84.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Hoshiarpur Tehsil is 907 while that of Rural areas is 956.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Hoshiarpur Tehsil is 59162 which is 11% of the total population. There are 31415 male children and 27747 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Hoshiarpur Tehsil is 883 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 939 ) of Hoshiarpur Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Hoshiarpur Tehsil is 85.51%. The male literacy rate is 79.51% and the female literacy rate is 73.27% in Hoshiarpur Tehsil.

Population
560,346
Literacy
85.51%
Sex Ratio
939

To facilitate the administration, Hoshiarpur Tehsil is further divided into 4 towns and 414 villages.

Hoshiarpur Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 59,162 31,415 27,747
Literacy 85.51% 79.51% 73.27%
Scheduled Caste 229,232 117,328 111,904
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 131,768 59,227 72,541

Caste-wise Population - Hoshiarpur Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 40.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Hoshiarpur Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 229,232 117,328 111,904
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Hoshiarpur Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 371,124 (66.23%) 192,562 178,562
Muslim 7,752 (1.38%) 4,163 3,589
Christian 3,038 (0.54%) 1,585 1,453
Sikh 174,107 (31.07%) 88,414 85,693
Buddhist 1,055 (0.19%) 557 498
Jain 1,647 (0.29%) 873 774
Other Religion 275 (0.05%) 139 136
No Religion Specified 1,348 (0.24%) 698 650

Literacy Rate - Hoshiarpur Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Hoshiarpur Tehsil in 2011 were 85.51% in which, male and female literacy were 89.2% and 81.61% respectively. Total literate in Hoshiarpur Tehsil were 428,578 of which male and female were 229,764 and 198,814 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Hoshiarpur Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Hoshiarpur Tehsil is 939 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 939 females in Hoshiarpur Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 883 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 939 ) of Hoshiarpur Tehsil.


Child Population - Hoshiarpur Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 59,162 children between age 0 to 6 years in Hoshiarpur Tehsil. Out of which 59,162 were male while 59,162 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Hoshiarpur Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 41,289 families under Hoshiarpur Tehsil living in urban areas while 41,289 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 33.8% of total population of Hoshiarpur Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 66.2% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 19,546 while that in rural region is 39,616.

Total Urban Rural
Population 560,346 189,311 371,035
Children (0 - 6 years) 59,162 19,546 39,616
Schedule Caste 229,232 52,395 176,837
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 85.51% 87.88% 84.3%
Sex Ratio 939 907 956

Working Population - Hoshiarpur Tehsil

In Hoshiarpur Tehsil out of total population, 188,920 were engaged in work activities. 83.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 16.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 188,920 workers engaged in Main Work, 22,698 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 20,282 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 157,501 132,736 24,765
Cultivators 22,698 20,757 1,941
Agriculture Labourer 20,282 16,435 3,847
Household Industries 4,869 3,864 1,005
Other Workers 109,652 91,680 17,972
Marginal Workers 31,419 20,749 10,670
Non Working 371,426 135,506 235,920

Hoshiarpur Tehsil Map


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