Nahan Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Sirmaur district, Himachal Pradesh

Nahan Tehsil of Sirmaur district has total population of 84,149 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 44,077 are males while 40,072 are females. In 2011 there were total 17,705 families residing in Nahan Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Nahan Tehsil is 909.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 34.3% people lives in Urban areas while 65.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 91.5% while that in the rural areas is 80.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Nahan Tehsil is 898 while that of Rural areas is 915.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Nahan Tehsil is 10354 which is 12% of the total population. There are 5470 male children and 4884 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Nahan Tehsil is 893 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 909 ) of Nahan Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Nahan Tehsil is 84.59%. The male literacy rate is 79.13% and the female literacy rate is 68.73% in Nahan Tehsil.

Population
84,149
Literacy
84.59%
Sex Ratio
909

To facilitate the administration, Nahan Tehsil is further divided into 1 town and 137 villages.

Nahan Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 10,354 5,470 4,884
Literacy 84.59% 79.13% 68.73%
Scheduled Caste 23,433 12,043 11,390
Scheduled Tribe 6,456 3,424 3,032
Illiterate 21,728 9,197 12,531

Caste-wise Population - Nahan Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 27.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 7.7% of total population in Nahan Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 23,433 12,043 11,390
Schedule Tribe 6,456 3,424 3,032

Religion-wise Population - Nahan Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 72,628 (86.31%) 38,141 34,487
Muslim 9,179 (10.91%) 4,687 4,492
Christian 184 (0.22%) 97 87
Sikh 1,904 (2.26%) 1,013 891
Buddhist 26 (0.03%) 17 9
Jain 135 (0.16%) 72 63
Other Religion 2 (0%) 1 1
No Religion Specified 91 (0.11%) 49 42

Literacy Rate - Nahan Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Nahan Tehsil in 2011 were 84.59% in which, male and female literacy were 90.35% and 78.27% respectively. Total literate in Nahan Tehsil were 62,421 of which male and female were 34,880 and 27,541 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Nahan Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Nahan Tehsil is 909 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 909 females in Nahan Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 893 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 909 ) of Nahan Tehsil.


Child Population - Nahan Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 10,354 children between age 0 to 6 years in Nahan Tehsil. Out of which 10,354 were male while 10,354 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Nahan Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 6,679 families under Nahan Tehsil living in urban areas while 6,679 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 34.3% of total population of Nahan Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 65.7% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 2,952 while that in rural region is 7,402.

Total Urban Rural
Population 84,149 28,899 55,250
Children (0 - 6 years) 10,354 2,952 7,402
Schedule Caste 23,433 6,398 17,035
Schedule Tribe 6,456 215 6,241
Literacy 84.59% 91.49% 80.84%
Sex Ratio 909 898 915

Working Population - Nahan Tehsil

In Nahan Tehsil out of total population, 34,761 were engaged in work activities. 76.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 23.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 34,761 workers engaged in Main Work, 7,847 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 583 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 26,466 20,263 6,203
Cultivators 7,847 4,801 3,046
Agriculture Labourer 583 506 77
Household Industries 346 278 68
Other Workers 17,690 14,678 3,012
Marginal Workers 8,295 4,197 4,098
Non Working 49,388 19,617 29,771

Nahan Tehsil Map


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