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

Kathua Tehsil of Kathua district has total population of 210,949 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 112,702 are males while 98,247 are females. In 2011 there were total 41,206 families residing in Kathua Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Kathua Tehsil is 872.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 33.7% people lives in Urban areas while 66.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85.9% while that in the rural areas is 75.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kathua Tehsil is 868 while that of Rural areas is 873.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kathua Tehsil is 25768 which is 12% of the total population. There are 14310 male children and 11458 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kathua Tehsil is 801 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 872 ) of Kathua Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Kathua Tehsil is 78.89%. The male literacy rate is 74.08% and the female literacy rate is 63.72% in Kathua Tehsil.

Population
210,949
Literacy
78.89%
Sex Ratio
872

To facilitate the administration, Kathua Tehsil is further divided into 4 towns and 171 villages.

Kathua Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 25,768 14,310 11,458
Literacy 78.89% 74.08% 63.72%
Scheduled Caste 60,217 31,879 28,338
Scheduled Tribe 14,071 7,418 6,653
Illiterate 64,861 29,216 35,645

Caste-wise Population - Kathua Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 28.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 6.7% of total population in Kathua Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 60,217 31,879 28,338
Schedule Tribe 14,071 7,418 6,653

Religion-wise Population - Kathua Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 185,940 (88.14%) 99,174 86,766
Muslim 16,448 (7.8%) 8,732 7,716
Christian 1,133 (0.54%) 609 524
Sikh 7,026 (3.33%) 3,957 3,069
Buddhist 14 (0.01%) 6 8
Jain 13 (0.01%) 7 6
Other Religion 1 (0%) 1 0
No Religion Specified 374 (0.18%) 216 158

Literacy Rate - Kathua Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Kathua Tehsil in 2011 were 78.89% in which, male and female literacy were 84.85% and 72.13% respectively. Total literate in Kathua Tehsil were 146,088 of which male and female were 83,486 and 62,602 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Kathua Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Kathua Tehsil is 872 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 872 females in Kathua Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 801 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 872 ) of Kathua Tehsil.


Child Population - Kathua Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 25,768 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kathua Tehsil. Out of which 25,768 were male while 25,768 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Kathua Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 14,201 families under Kathua Tehsil living in urban areas while 14,201 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 33.7% of total population of Kathua Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 66.3% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 7,479 while that in rural region is 18,289.

Total Urban Rural
Population 210,949 71,008 139,941
Children (0 - 6 years) 25,768 7,479 18,289
Schedule Caste 60,217 17,910 42,307
Schedule Tribe 14,071 996 13,075
Literacy 78.89% 85.91% 75.22%
Sex Ratio 872 868 873

Working Population - Kathua Tehsil

In Kathua Tehsil out of total population, 64,002 were engaged in work activities. 82% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 64,002 workers engaged in Main Work, 9,541 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 3,755 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 52,489 47,154 5,335
Cultivators 9,541 8,971 570
Agriculture Labourer 3,755 3,596 159
Household Industries 674 551 123
Other Workers 38,519 34,036 4,483
Marginal Workers 11,513 8,782 2,731
Non Working 146,947 56,766 90,181

Kathua Tehsil Map


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