Mukerian Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Hoshiarpur district, Punjab

Mukerian Tehsil of Hoshiarpur district has total population of 335,063 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 169,358 are males while 165,705 are females. In 2011 there were total 70,410 families residing in Mukerian Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Mukerian Tehsil is 978.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 18.2% people lives in Urban areas while 81.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 89.2% while that in the rural areas is 85.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Mukerian Tehsil is 928 while that of Rural areas is 990.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Mukerian Tehsil is 36377 which is 11% of the total population. There are 19717 male children and 16660 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Mukerian Tehsil is 845 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 978 ) of Mukerian Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Mukerian Tehsil is 85.89%. The male literacy rate is 79.45% and the female literacy rate is 73.61% in Mukerian Tehsil.

Population
335,063
Literacy
85.89%
Sex Ratio
978

To facilitate the administration, Mukerian Tehsil is further divided into 4 towns and 307 villages.

Mukerian Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 36,377 19,717 16,660
Literacy 85.89% 79.45% 73.61%
Scheduled Caste 70,165 35,686 34,479
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 78,534 34,805 43,729

Caste-wise Population - Mukerian Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 20.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Mukerian Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 70,165 35,686 34,479
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Mukerian Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 264,560 (78.96%) 133,808 130,752
Muslim 4,973 (1.48%) 2,516 2,457
Christian 6,834 (2.04%) 3,560 3,274
Sikh 57,568 (17.18%) 28,941 28,627
Buddhist 115 (0.03%) 50 65
Jain 105 (0.03%) 58 47
Other Religion 22 (0.01%) 15 7
No Religion Specified 886 (0.26%) 410 476

Literacy Rate - Mukerian Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Mukerian Tehsil in 2011 were 85.89% in which, male and female literacy were 89.92% and 81.84% respectively. Total literate in Mukerian Tehsil were 256,529 of which male and female were 134,553 and 121,976 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Mukerian Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Mukerian Tehsil is 978 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 978 females in Mukerian Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 845 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 978 ) of Mukerian Tehsil.


Child Population - Mukerian Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 36,377 children between age 0 to 6 years in Mukerian Tehsil. Out of which 36,377 were male while 36,377 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Mukerian Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 12,869 families under Mukerian Tehsil living in urban areas while 12,869 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 18.2% of total population of Mukerian Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 81.8% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 6,040 while that in rural region is 30,337.

Total Urban Rural
Population 335,063 61,139 273,924
Children (0 - 6 years) 36,377 6,040 30,337
Schedule Caste 70,165 12,944 57,221
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 85.89% 89.2% 85.14%
Sex Ratio 978 928 990

Working Population - Mukerian Tehsil

In Mukerian Tehsil out of total population, 94,035 were engaged in work activities. 81.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 94,035 workers engaged in Main Work, 15,331 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 6,598 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 76,936 67,673 9,263
Cultivators 15,331 14,315 1,016
Agriculture Labourer 6,598 5,866 732
Household Industries 2,078 1,524 554
Other Workers 52,929 45,968 6,961
Marginal Workers 17,099 12,335 4,764
Non Working 241,028 89,350 151,678

Mukerian Tehsil Map


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