Nawanshahr Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district, Punjab

Nawanshahr Tehsil of Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district has total population of 423,546 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 215,435 are males while 208,111 are females. In 2011 there were total 89,606 families residing in Nawanshahr Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Nawanshahr Tehsil is 966.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 22.7% people lives in Urban areas while 77.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 83.5% while that in the rural areas is 80%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Nawanshahr Tehsil is 933 while that of Rural areas is 976.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Nawanshahr Tehsil is 42393 which is 10% of the total population. There are 22317 male children and 20076 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Nawanshahr Tehsil is 900 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 966 ) of Nawanshahr Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Nawanshahr Tehsil is 80.81%. The male literacy rate is 76.57% and the female literacy rate is 68.74% in Nawanshahr Tehsil.

Population
423,546
Literacy
80.81%
Sex Ratio
966

To facilitate the administration, Nawanshahr Tehsil is further divided into 6 towns and 284 villages.

Nawanshahr Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 42,393 22,317 20,076
Literacy 80.81% 76.57% 68.74%
Scheduled Caste 200,495 102,203 98,292
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 115,547 50,487 65,060

Caste-wise Population - Nawanshahr Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 47.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Nawanshahr Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 200,495 102,203 98,292
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Nawanshahr Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 265,320 (62.64%) 135,975 129,345
Muslim 5,092 (1.2%) 2,665 2,427
Christian 1,167 (0.28%) 618 549
Sikh 147,243 (34.76%) 73,823 73,420
Buddhist 2,382 (0.56%) 1,204 1,178
Jain 524 (0.12%) 266 258
Other Religion 243 (0.06%) 111 132
No Religion Specified 1,575 (0.37%) 773 802

Literacy Rate - Nawanshahr Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Nawanshahr Tehsil in 2011 were 80.81% in which, male and female literacy were 85.41% and 76.08% respectively. Total literate in Nawanshahr Tehsil were 307,999 of which male and female were 164,948 and 143,051 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Nawanshahr Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Nawanshahr Tehsil is 966 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 966 females in Nawanshahr Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 900 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 966 ) of Nawanshahr Tehsil.


Child Population - Nawanshahr Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 42,393 children between age 0 to 6 years in Nawanshahr Tehsil. Out of which 42,393 were male while 42,393 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Nawanshahr Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 20,624 families under Nawanshahr Tehsil living in urban areas while 20,624 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 22.7% of total population of Nawanshahr Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 77.3% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 10,053 while that in rural region is 32,340.

Total Urban Rural
Population 423,546 96,196 327,350
Children (0 - 6 years) 42,393 10,053 32,340
Schedule Caste 200,495 38,341 162,154
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 80.81% 83.49% 80.02%
Sex Ratio 966 933 976

Working Population - Nawanshahr Tehsil

In Nawanshahr Tehsil out of total population, 139,004 were engaged in work activities. 85.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 14.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 139,004 workers engaged in Main Work, 25,717 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 10,560 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 118,556 103,808 14,748
Cultivators 25,717 24,300 1,417
Agriculture Labourer 10,560 9,169 1,391
Household Industries 4,809 3,565 1,244
Other Workers 77,470 66,774 10,696
Marginal Workers 20,448 13,897 6,551
Non Working 284,542 97,730 186,812

Nawanshahr Tehsil Map


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