Phagwara Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Kapurthala district, Punjab

Phagwara Tehsil of Kapurthala district has total population of 247,367 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 129,168 are males while 118,199 are females. In 2011 there were total 52,083 families residing in Phagwara Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Phagwara Tehsil is 915.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 49.4% people lives in Urban areas while 50.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86.2% while that in the rural areas is 80.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Phagwara Tehsil is 900 while that of Rural areas is 930.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Phagwara Tehsil is 25498 which is 10% of the total population. There are 13407 male children and 12091 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Phagwara Tehsil is 902 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 915 ) of Phagwara Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Phagwara Tehsil is 83.5%. The male literacy rate is 78.23% and the female literacy rate is 71.23% in Phagwara Tehsil.

Population
247,367
Literacy
83.5%
Sex Ratio
915

To facilitate the administration, Phagwara Tehsil is further divided into 3 towns and 112 villages.

Phagwara Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 25,498 13,407 12,091
Literacy 83.5% 78.23% 71.23%
Scheduled Caste 94,719 48,923 45,796
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 62,117 28,115 34,002

Caste-wise Population - Phagwara Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 38.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Phagwara Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 94,719 48,923 45,796
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Phagwara Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 162,762 (65.8%) 85,638 77,124
Muslim 3,960 (1.6%) 2,124 1,836
Christian 1,027 (0.42%) 540 487
Sikh 71,850 (29.05%) 36,912 34,938
Buddhist 6,428 (2.6%) 3,274 3,154
Jain 262 (0.11%) 128 134
Other Religion 192 (0.08%) 101 91
No Religion Specified 886 (0.36%) 451 435

Literacy Rate - Phagwara Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Phagwara Tehsil in 2011 were 83.5% in which, male and female literacy were 87.29% and 79.35% respectively. Total literate in Phagwara Tehsil were 185,250 of which male and female were 101,053 and 84,197 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Phagwara Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Phagwara Tehsil is 915 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 915 females in Phagwara Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 902 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 915 ) of Phagwara Tehsil.


Child Population - Phagwara Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 25,498 children between age 0 to 6 years in Phagwara Tehsil. Out of which 25,498 were male while 25,498 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Phagwara Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 26,020 families under Phagwara Tehsil living in urban areas while 26,020 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 49.4% of total population of Phagwara Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 50.6% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 12,826 while that in rural region is 12,672.

Total Urban Rural
Population 247,367 122,273 125,094
Children (0 - 6 years) 25,498 12,826 12,672
Schedule Caste 94,719 32,690 62,029
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 83.5% 86.25% 80.82%
Sex Ratio 915 900 930

Working Population - Phagwara Tehsil

In Phagwara Tehsil out of total population, 85,799 were engaged in work activities. 88.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 11.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 85,799 workers engaged in Main Work, 8,318 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 3,605 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 75,561 65,158 10,403
Cultivators 8,318 7,513 805
Agriculture Labourer 3,605 3,232 373
Household Industries 3,441 2,773 668
Other Workers 60,197 51,640 8,557
Marginal Workers 10,238 6,724 3,514
Non Working 161,568 57,286 104,282

Phagwara Tehsil Map


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