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

Kangra Tehsil of Kangra district has total population of 97,568 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 49,194 are males while 48,374 are females. In 2011 there were total 21,432 families residing in Kangra Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Kangra Tehsil is 983.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 9.8% people lives in Urban areas while 90.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 93.3% while that in the rural areas is 87.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kangra Tehsil is 948 while that of Rural areas is 987.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kangra Tehsil is 9864 which is 10% of the total population. There are 5304 male children and 4560 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kangra Tehsil is 860 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 983 ) of Kangra Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Kangra Tehsil is 88.47%. The male literacy rate is 84.17% and the female literacy rate is 74.81% in Kangra Tehsil.

Population
97,568
Literacy
88.47%
Sex Ratio
983

To facilitate the administration, Kangra Tehsil is further divided into 1 town and 175 villages.

Kangra Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 9,864 5,304 4,560
Literacy 88.47% 84.17% 74.81%
Scheduled Caste 8,911 4,539 4,372
Scheduled Tribe 1,309 678 631
Illiterate 19,972 7,788 12,184

Caste-wise Population - Kangra Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 9.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.3% of total population in Kangra Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 8,911 4,539 4,372
Schedule Tribe 1,309 678 631

Religion-wise Population - Kangra Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 96,220 (98.62%) 48,501 47,719
Muslim 372 (0.38%) 213 159
Christian 300 (0.31%) 135 165
Sikh 209 (0.21%) 115 94
Buddhist 47 (0.05%) 25 22
Jain 15 (0.02%) 6 9
Other Religion 101 (0.1%) 48 53
No Religion Specified 304 (0.31%) 151 153

Literacy Rate - Kangra Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Kangra Tehsil in 2011 were 88.47% in which, male and female literacy were 94.34% and 82.6% respectively. Total literate in Kangra Tehsil were 77,596 of which male and female were 41,406 and 36,190 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Kangra Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Kangra Tehsil is 983 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 983 females in Kangra Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 860 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 983 ) of Kangra Tehsil.


Child Population - Kangra Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 9,864 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kangra Tehsil. Out of which 9,864 were male while 9,864 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Kangra Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 2,250 families under Kangra Tehsil living in urban areas while 2,250 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 9.8% of total population of Kangra Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 90.2% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 816 while that in rural region is 9,048.

Total Urban Rural
Population 97,568 9,528 88,040
Children (0 - 6 years) 9,864 816 9,048
Schedule Caste 8,911 752 8,159
Schedule Tribe 1,309 33 1,276
Literacy 88.47% 93.31% 87.94%
Sex Ratio 983 948 987

Working Population - Kangra Tehsil

In Kangra Tehsil out of total population, 41,074 were engaged in work activities. 49.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 50.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 41,074 workers engaged in Main Work, 3,166 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 631 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 20,431 16,341 4,090
Cultivators 3,166 1,684 1,482
Agriculture Labourer 631 476 155
Household Industries 891 709 182
Other Workers 15,743 13,472 2,271
Marginal Workers 20,643 9,849 10,794
Non Working 56,494 23,004 33,490

Kangra Tehsil Map


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