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

Palampur Tehsil of Kangra district has total population of 189,276 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 93,807 are males while 95,469 are females. In 2011 there were total 44,501 families residing in Palampur Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Palampur Tehsil is 1,018.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 1.9% people lives in Urban areas while 98.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 91.3% while that in the rural areas is 85.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Palampur Tehsil is 953 while that of Rural areas is 1,019.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Palampur Tehsil is 19824 which is 10% of the total population. There are 10375 male children and 9449 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Palampur Tehsil is 911 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,018 ) of Palampur Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Palampur Tehsil is 85.62%. The male literacy rate is 81.17% and the female literacy rate is 72.21% in Palampur Tehsil.

Population
189,276
Literacy
85.62%
Sex Ratio
1,018

To facilitate the administration, Palampur Tehsil is further divided into 1 town and 409 villages.

Palampur Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 19,824 10,375 9,449
Literacy 85.62% 81.17% 72.21%
Scheduled Caste 45,030 22,365 22,665
Scheduled Tribe 21,971 10,683 11,288
Illiterate 44,191 17,661 26,530

Caste-wise Population - Palampur Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 23.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 11.6% of total population in Palampur Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 45,030 22,365 22,665
Schedule Tribe 21,971 10,683 11,288

Religion-wise Population - Palampur Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 186,427 (98.49%) 92,147 94,280
Muslim 728 (0.38%) 515 213
Christian 504 (0.27%) 273 231
Sikh 843 (0.45%) 493 350
Buddhist 515 (0.27%) 245 270
Jain 47 (0.02%) 27 20
Other Religion 3 (0%) 2 1
No Religion Specified 209 (0.11%) 105 104

Literacy Rate - Palampur Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Palampur Tehsil in 2011 were 85.62% in which, male and female literacy were 91.27% and 80.14% respectively. Total literate in Palampur Tehsil were 145,085 of which male and female were 76,146 and 68,939 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Palampur Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Palampur Tehsil is 1,018 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,018 females in Palampur Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 911 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,018 ) of Palampur Tehsil.


Child Population - Palampur Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 19,824 children between age 0 to 6 years in Palampur Tehsil. Out of which 19,824 were male while 19,824 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Palampur Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 842 families under Palampur Tehsil living in urban areas while 842 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 1.9% of total population of Palampur Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 98.1% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 254 while that in rural region is 19,570.

Total Urban Rural
Population 189,276 3,543 185,733
Children (0 - 6 years) 19,824 254 19,570
Schedule Caste 45,030 785 44,245
Schedule Tribe 21,971 17 21,954
Literacy 85.62% 91.33% 85.51%
Sex Ratio 1,018 953 1,019

Working Population - Palampur Tehsil

In Palampur Tehsil out of total population, 68,323 were engaged in work activities. 56.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 43.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 68,323 workers engaged in Main Work, 3,359 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,426 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 38,779 31,313 7,466
Cultivators 3,359 2,167 1,192
Agriculture Labourer 1,426 1,066 360
Household Industries 1,120 902 218
Other Workers 32,874 27,178 5,696
Marginal Workers 29,544 14,962 14,582
Non Working 120,953 47,532 73,421

Palampur Tehsil Map


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