Meerut Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Meerut district, Uttar Pradesh

Meerut Tehsil of Meerut district has total population of 2,102,157 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,114,701 are males while 987,456 are females. In 2011 there were total 361,302 families residing in Meerut Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Meerut Tehsil is 886.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 69.5% people lives in Urban areas while 30.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 76% while that in the rural areas is 72%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Meerut Tehsil is 888 while that of Rural areas is 882.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Meerut Tehsil is 293578 which is 14% of the total population. There are 158694 male children and 134884 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Meerut Tehsil is 850 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 886 ) of Meerut Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Meerut Tehsil is 74.81%. The male literacy rate is 69.93% and the female literacy rate is 58.07% in Meerut Tehsil.

Population
2,102,157
Literacy
74.81%
Sex Ratio
886

To facilitate the administration, Meerut Tehsil is further divided into 8 towns and 221 villages.

Meerut Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 293,578 158,694 134,884
Literacy 74.81% 69.93% 58.07%
Scheduled Caste 379,328 203,283 176,045
Scheduled Tribe 3,132 1,688 1,444
Illiterate 749,222 335,187 414,035

Caste-wise Population - Meerut Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.1% of total population in Meerut Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 379,328 203,283 176,045
Schedule Tribe 3,132 1,688 1,444

Religion-wise Population - Meerut Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,336,812 (63.59%) 716,530 620,282
Muslim 717,983 (34.15%) 373,378 344,605
Christian 7,602 (0.36%) 3,968 3,634
Sikh 12,077 (0.57%) 6,872 5,205
Buddhist 1,428 (0.07%) 774 654
Jain 13,853 (0.66%) 7,095 6,758
Other Religion 204 (0.01%) 104 100
No Religion Specified 12,198 (0.58%) 5,980 6,218

Literacy Rate - Meerut Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Meerut Tehsil in 2011 were 74.81% in which, male and female literacy were 81.54% and 67.26% respectively. Total literate in Meerut Tehsil were 1,352,935 of which male and female were 779,514 and 573,421 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Meerut Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Meerut Tehsil is 886 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 886 females in Meerut Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 850 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 886 ) of Meerut Tehsil.


Child Population - Meerut Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 293,578 children between age 0 to 6 years in Meerut Tehsil. Out of which 293,578 were male while 293,578 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Meerut Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 258,991 families under Meerut Tehsil living in urban areas while 258,991 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 69.5% of total population of Meerut Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 30.5% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 191,955 while that in rural region is 101,623.

Total Urban Rural
Population 2,102,157 1,460,148 642,009
Children (0 - 6 years) 293,578 191,955 101,623
Schedule Caste 379,328 238,005 141,323
Schedule Tribe 3,132 3,120 12
Literacy 74.81% 75.98% 72.04%
Sex Ratio 886 888 882

Working Population - Meerut Tehsil

In Meerut Tehsil out of total population, 661,249 were engaged in work activities. 83.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 16.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 661,249 workers engaged in Main Work, 60,873 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 42,188 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 549,412 480,821 68,591
Cultivators 60,873 55,456 5,417
Agriculture Labourer 42,188 35,621 6,567
Household Industries 29,935 25,011 4,924
Other Workers 416,416 364,733 51,683
Marginal Workers 111,837 73,402 38,435
Non Working 1,440,908 560,478 880,430

Meerut Tehsil Map


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