Kharar Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district, Punjab

Kharar Tehsil of Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district has total population of 329,763 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 175,511 are males while 154,252 are females. In 2011 there were total 66,262 families residing in Kharar Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Kharar Tehsil is 879.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 49.3% people lives in Urban areas while 50.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86% while that in the rural areas is 80.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kharar Tehsil is 880 while that of Rural areas is 877.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kharar Tehsil is 37637 which is 11% of the total population. There are 20330 male children and 17307 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kharar Tehsil is 851 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 879 ) of Kharar Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Kharar Tehsil is 83.21%. The male literacy rate is 77.37% and the female literacy rate is 69.56% in Kharar Tehsil.

Population
329,763
Literacy
83.21%
Sex Ratio
879

To facilitate the administration, Kharar Tehsil is further divided into 4 towns and 184 villages.

Kharar Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 37,637 20,330 17,307
Literacy 83.21% 77.37% 69.56%
Scheduled Caste 92,435 48,738 43,697
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 86,675 39,715 46,960

Caste-wise Population - Kharar Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 28% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Kharar Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 92,435 48,738 43,697
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Kharar Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 128,758 (39.05%) 69,079 59,679
Muslim 9,039 (2.74%) 4,758 4,281
Christian 1,992 (0.6%) 1,015 977
Sikh 188,972 (57.31%) 100,093 88,879
Buddhist 35 (0.01%) 20 15
Jain 145 (0.04%) 79 66
Other Religion 20 (0.01%) 10 10
No Religion Specified 802 (0.24%) 457 345

Literacy Rate - Kharar Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Kharar Tehsil in 2011 were 83.21% in which, male and female literacy were 87.51% and 78.35% respectively. Total literate in Kharar Tehsil were 243,088 of which male and female were 135,796 and 107,292 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Kharar Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Kharar Tehsil is 879 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 879 females in Kharar Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 851 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 879 ) of Kharar Tehsil.


Child Population - Kharar Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 37,637 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kharar Tehsil. Out of which 37,637 were male while 37,637 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Kharar Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 34,884 families under Kharar Tehsil living in urban areas while 34,884 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 49.3% of total population of Kharar Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 50.7% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 19,136 while that in rural region is 18,501.

Total Urban Rural
Population 329,763 162,554 167,209
Children (0 - 6 years) 37,637 19,136 18,501
Schedule Caste 92,435 37,536 54,899
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 83.21% 85.98% 80.54%
Sex Ratio 879 880 877

Working Population - Kharar Tehsil

In Kharar Tehsil out of total population, 113,541 were engaged in work activities. 86.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 13.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 113,541 workers engaged in Main Work, 16,606 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 5,646 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 98,064 82,974 15,090
Cultivators 16,606 15,399 1,207
Agriculture Labourer 5,646 5,135 511
Household Industries 2,967 2,164 803
Other Workers 72,845 60,276 12,569
Marginal Workers 15,477 10,507 4,970
Non Working 216,222 82,030 134,192

Kharar Tehsil Map


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