Nihal Singhwala Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Moga district, Punjab

Nihal Singhwala Tehsil of Moga district has total population of 170,609 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 90,285 are males while 80,324 are females. In 2011 there were total 32,836 families residing in Nihal Singhwala Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Nihal Singhwala Tehsil is 890.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 4% people lives in Urban areas while 96% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 78.3% while that in the rural areas is 68.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Nihal Singhwala Tehsil is 887 while that of Rural areas is 890.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Nihal Singhwala Tehsil is 17942 which is 11% of the total population. There are 9656 male children and 8286 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Nihal Singhwala Tehsil is 858 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 890 ) of Nihal Singhwala Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Nihal Singhwala Tehsil is 68.92%. The male literacy rate is 65.14% and the female literacy rate is 57.78% in Nihal Singhwala Tehsil.

Population
170,609
Literacy
68.92%
Sex Ratio
890

To facilitate the administration, Nihal Singhwala Tehsil is further divided into 1 town and 40 villages.

Nihal Singhwala Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 17,942 9,656 8,286
Literacy 68.92% 65.14% 57.78%
Scheduled Caste 68,709 36,315 32,394
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 65,391 31,475 33,916

Caste-wise Population - Nihal Singhwala Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 40.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Nihal Singhwala Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 68,709 36,315 32,394
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Nihal Singhwala Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 16,571 (9.71%) 8,774 7,797
Muslim 1,975 (1.16%) 1,049 926
Christian 133 (0.08%) 72 61
Sikh 151,220 (88.64%) 80,029 71,191
Buddhist 40 (0.02%) 21 19
Jain 136 (0.08%) 71 65
Other Religion 15 (0.01%) 8 7
No Religion Specified 519 (0.3%) 261 258

Literacy Rate - Nihal Singhwala Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Nihal Singhwala Tehsil in 2011 were 68.92% in which, male and female literacy were 72.94% and 64.42% respectively. Total literate in Nihal Singhwala Tehsil were 105,218 of which male and female were 58,810 and 46,408 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Nihal Singhwala Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Nihal Singhwala Tehsil is 890 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 890 females in Nihal Singhwala Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 858 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 890 ) of Nihal Singhwala Tehsil.


Child Population - Nihal Singhwala Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 17,942 children between age 0 to 6 years in Nihal Singhwala Tehsil. Out of which 17,942 were male while 17,942 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Nihal Singhwala Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 1,309 families under Nihal Singhwala Tehsil living in urban areas while 1,309 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 4% of total population of Nihal Singhwala Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 96% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 711 while that in rural region is 17,231.

Total Urban Rural
Population 170,609 6,786 163,823
Children (0 - 6 years) 17,942 711 17,231
Schedule Caste 68,709 2,042 66,667
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 68.92% 78.3% 68.53%
Sex Ratio 890 887 890

Working Population - Nihal Singhwala Tehsil

In Nihal Singhwala Tehsil out of total population, 61,916 were engaged in work activities. 83.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 16.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 61,916 workers engaged in Main Work, 18,207 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 14,494 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 51,664 44,619 7,045
Cultivators 18,207 17,422 785
Agriculture Labourer 14,494 12,838 1,656
Household Industries 2,454 1,577 877
Other Workers 16,509 12,782 3,727
Marginal Workers 10,252 6,079 4,173
Non Working 108,693 39,587 69,106

Nihal Singhwala Tehsil Map


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