Kotkhai Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Shimla district, Himachal Pradesh

Kotkhai Tehsil of Shimla district has total population of 39,205 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 20,095 are males while 19,110 are females. In 2011 there were total 8,940 families residing in Kotkhai Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Kotkhai Tehsil is 951.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 3% people lives in Urban areas while 97% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 92% while that in the rural areas is 82.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kotkhai Tehsil is 722 while that of Rural areas is 959.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kotkhai Tehsil is 4014 which is 10% of the total population. There are 2100 male children and 1914 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kotkhai Tehsil is 911 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 951 ) of Kotkhai Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Kotkhai Tehsil is 82.77%. The male literacy rate is 80.56% and the female literacy rate is 67.72% in Kotkhai Tehsil.

Population
39,205
Literacy
82.77%
Sex Ratio
951

To facilitate the administration, Kotkhai Tehsil is further divided into 1 town and 250 villages.

Kotkhai Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 4,014 2,100 1,914
Literacy 82.77% 80.56% 67.72%
Scheduled Caste 8,536 4,291 4,245
Scheduled Tribe 228 120 108
Illiterate 10,076 3,907 6,169

Caste-wise Population - Kotkhai Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.6% of total population in Kotkhai Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 8,536 4,291 4,245
Schedule Tribe 228 120 108

Religion-wise Population - Kotkhai Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 37,954 (96.81%) 19,474 18,480
Muslim 1,048 (2.67%) 524 524
Christian 34 (0.09%) 13 21
Sikh 6 (0.02%) 3 3
Buddhist 32 (0.08%) 19 13
Jain 0 (0%) 0 0
Other Religion 84 (0.21%) 38 46
No Religion Specified 47 (0.12%) 24 23

Literacy Rate - Kotkhai Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Kotkhai Tehsil in 2011 were 82.77% in which, male and female literacy were 89.96% and 75.26% respectively. Total literate in Kotkhai Tehsil were 29,129 of which male and female were 16,188 and 12,941 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Kotkhai Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Kotkhai Tehsil is 951 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 951 females in Kotkhai Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 911 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 951 ) of Kotkhai Tehsil.


Child Population - Kotkhai Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 4,014 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kotkhai Tehsil. Out of which 4,014 were male while 4,014 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Kotkhai Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 330 families under Kotkhai Tehsil living in urban areas while 330 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 3% of total population of Kotkhai Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 97% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 119 while that in rural region is 3,895.

Total Urban Rural
Population 39,205 1,190 38,015
Children (0 - 6 years) 4,014 119 3,895
Schedule Caste 8,536 192 8,344
Schedule Tribe 228 12 216
Literacy 82.77% 91.97% 82.49%
Sex Ratio 951 722 959

Working Population - Kotkhai Tehsil

In Kotkhai Tehsil out of total population, 22,387 were engaged in work activities. 67.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 32.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 22,387 workers engaged in Main Work, 9,482 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2,558 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 15,174 10,864 4,310
Cultivators 9,482 6,915 2,567
Agriculture Labourer 2,558 1,623 935
Household Industries 247 121 126
Other Workers 2,887 2,205 682
Marginal Workers 7,213 2,012 5,201
Non Working 16,818 7,219 9,599

Kotkhai Tehsil Map


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