Paonta Sahib Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Sirmaur district, Himachal Pradesh

Paonta Sahib Tehsil of Sirmaur district has total population of 157,799 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 83,015 are males while 74,784 are females. In 2011 there were total 31,523 families residing in Paonta Sahib Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Paonta Sahib Tehsil is 901.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 16% people lives in Urban areas while 84% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 89.8% while that in the rural areas is 76.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Paonta Sahib Tehsil is 898 while that of Rural areas is 901.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Paonta Sahib Tehsil is 20254 which is 13% of the total population. There are 10541 male children and 9713 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Paonta Sahib Tehsil is 921 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 901 ) of Paonta Sahib Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Paonta Sahib Tehsil is 78.3%. The male literacy rate is 75.05% and the female literacy rate is 60.7% in Paonta Sahib Tehsil.

Population
157,799
Literacy
78.3%
Sex Ratio
901

To facilitate the administration, Paonta Sahib Tehsil is further divided into 1 town and 146 villages.

Paonta Sahib Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 20,254 10,541 9,713
Literacy 78.3% 75.05% 60.7%
Scheduled Caste 28,566 14,880 13,686
Scheduled Tribe 4,213 2,167 2,046
Illiterate 50,101 20,714 29,387

Caste-wise Population - Paonta Sahib Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.7% of total population in Paonta Sahib Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 28,566 14,880 13,686
Schedule Tribe 4,213 2,167 2,046

Religion-wise Population - Paonta Sahib Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 121,554 (77.03%) 64,082 57,472
Muslim 22,932 (14.53%) 11,987 10,945
Christian 199 (0.13%) 105 94
Sikh 11,378 (7.21%) 5,941 5,437
Buddhist 1,338 (0.85%) 694 644
Jain 77 (0.05%) 38 39
Other Religion 55 (0.03%) 29 26
No Religion Specified 266 (0.17%) 139 127

Literacy Rate - Paonta Sahib Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Paonta Sahib Tehsil in 2011 were 78.3% in which, male and female literacy were 85.96% and 69.77% respectively. Total literate in Paonta Sahib Tehsil were 107,698 of which male and female were 62,301 and 45,397 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Paonta Sahib Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Paonta Sahib Tehsil is 901 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 901 females in Paonta Sahib Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 921 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 901 ) of Paonta Sahib Tehsil.


Child Population - Paonta Sahib Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 20,254 children between age 0 to 6 years in Paonta Sahib Tehsil. Out of which 20,254 were male while 20,254 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Paonta Sahib Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 5,713 families under Paonta Sahib Tehsil living in urban areas while 5,713 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 16% of total population of Paonta Sahib Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 84% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 2,921 while that in rural region is 17,333.

Total Urban Rural
Population 157,799 25,183 132,616
Children (0 - 6 years) 20,254 2,921 17,333
Schedule Caste 28,566 3,621 24,945
Schedule Tribe 4,213 124 4,089
Literacy 78.3% 89.83% 76.07%
Sex Ratio 901 898 901

Working Population - Paonta Sahib Tehsil

In Paonta Sahib Tehsil out of total population, 64,727 were engaged in work activities. 70% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 30% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 64,727 workers engaged in Main Work, 11,596 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,342 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 45,339 38,111 7,228
Cultivators 11,596 9,187 2,409
Agriculture Labourer 1,342 1,151 191
Household Industries 1,380 1,207 173
Other Workers 31,021 26,566 4,455
Marginal Workers 19,388 8,151 11,237
Non Working 93,072 36,753 56,319

Paonta Sahib Tehsil Map


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