Nurpur Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Kangra district, Himachal Pradesh

Nurpur Tehsil of Kangra district has total population of 176,525 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 90,074 are males while 86,451 are females. In 2011 there were total 37,267 families residing in Nurpur Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Nurpur Tehsil is 960.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 5.6% people lives in Urban areas while 94.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 90.7% while that in the rural areas is 85.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Nurpur Tehsil is 921 while that of Rural areas is 962.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Nurpur Tehsil is 19662 which is 11% of the total population. There are 10763 male children and 8899 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Nurpur Tehsil is 827 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 960 ) of Nurpur Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Nurpur Tehsil is 85.81%. The male literacy rate is 79.89% and the female literacy rate is 72.45% in Nurpur Tehsil.

Population
176,525
Literacy
85.81%
Sex Ratio
960

To facilitate the administration, Nurpur Tehsil is further divided into 1 town and 419 villages.

Nurpur Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 19,662 10,763 8,899
Literacy 85.81% 79.89% 72.45%
Scheduled Caste 37,004 19,126 17,878
Scheduled Tribe 8,721 4,370 4,351
Illiterate 41,928 18,111 23,817

Caste-wise Population - Nurpur Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4.9% of total population in Nurpur Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 37,004 19,126 17,878
Schedule Tribe 8,721 4,370 4,351

Religion-wise Population - Nurpur Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 168,309 (95.35%) 85,826 82,483
Muslim 5,369 (3.04%) 2,829 2,540
Christian 243 (0.14%) 133 110
Sikh 1,961 (1.11%) 969 992
Buddhist 50 (0.03%) 21 29
Jain 14 (0.01%) 7 7
Other Religion 18 (0.01%) 10 8
No Religion Specified 561 (0.32%) 279 282

Literacy Rate - Nurpur Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Nurpur Tehsil in 2011 were 85.81% in which, male and female literacy were 90.74% and 80.76% respectively. Total literate in Nurpur Tehsil were 134,597 of which male and female were 71,963 and 62,634 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Nurpur Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Nurpur Tehsil is 960 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 960 females in Nurpur Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 827 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 960 ) of Nurpur Tehsil.


Child Population - Nurpur Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 19,662 children between age 0 to 6 years in Nurpur Tehsil. Out of which 19,662 were male while 19,662 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Nurpur Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 2,137 families under Nurpur Tehsil living in urban areas while 2,137 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 5.6% of total population of Nurpur Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 94.4% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 877 while that in rural region is 18,785.

Total Urban Rural
Population 176,525 9,807 166,718
Children (0 - 6 years) 19,662 877 18,785
Schedule Caste 37,004 1,590 35,414
Schedule Tribe 8,721 252 8,469
Literacy 85.81% 90.66% 85.51%
Sex Ratio 960 921 962

Working Population - Nurpur Tehsil

In Nurpur Tehsil out of total population, 66,544 were engaged in work activities. 53.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 46.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 66,544 workers engaged in Main Work, 10,866 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,460 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 35,422 29,208 6,214
Cultivators 10,866 8,639 2,227
Agriculture Labourer 1,460 1,309 151
Household Industries 801 668 133
Other Workers 22,295 18,592 3,703
Marginal Workers 31,122 17,223 13,899
Non Working 109,981 43,643 66,338

Nurpur Tehsil Map


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