Pokaran Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Jaisalmer district, Rajasthan

Pokaran Tehsil of Jaisalmer district has total population of 303,662 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 161,683 are males while 141,979 are females. In 2011 there were total 50,690 families residing in Pokaran Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Pokaran Tehsil is 878.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 7.8% people lives in Urban areas while 92.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 76.8% while that in the rural areas is 53.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Pokaran Tehsil is 836 while that of Rural areas is 882.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Pokaran Tehsil is 60910 which is 20% of the total population. There are 32347 male children and 28563 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Pokaran Tehsil is 883 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 878 ) of Pokaran Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Pokaran Tehsil is 55.68%. The male literacy rate is 57.03% and the female literacy rate is 30.26% in Pokaran Tehsil.

Population
303,662
Literacy
55.68%
Sex Ratio
878

To facilitate the administration, Pokaran Tehsil is further divided into 1 town and 303 villages.

Pokaran Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 60,910 32,347 28,563
Literacy 55.68% 57.03% 30.26%
Scheduled Caste 42,917 22,682 20,235
Scheduled Tribe 17,503 9,262 8,241
Illiterate 168,496 69,479 99,017

Caste-wise Population - Pokaran Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 5.8% of total population in Pokaran Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 42,917 22,682 20,235
Schedule Tribe 17,503 9,262 8,241

Religion-wise Population - Pokaran Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 218,611 (71.99%) 117,254 101,357
Muslim 84,002 (27.66%) 43,815 40,187
Christian 204 (0.07%) 120 84
Sikh 470 (0.15%) 304 166
Buddhist 7 (0%) 6 1
Jain 219 (0.07%) 113 106
Other Religion 13 (0%) 4 9
No Religion Specified 136 (0.04%) 67 69

Literacy Rate - Pokaran Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Pokaran Tehsil in 2011 were 55.68% in which, male and female literacy were 71.29% and 37.88% respectively. Total literate in Pokaran Tehsil were 135,166 of which male and female were 92,204 and 42,962 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Pokaran Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Pokaran Tehsil is 878 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 878 females in Pokaran Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 883 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 878 ) of Pokaran Tehsil.


Child Population - Pokaran Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 60,910 children between age 0 to 6 years in Pokaran Tehsil. Out of which 60,910 were male while 60,910 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Pokaran Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 3,935 families under Pokaran Tehsil living in urban areas while 3,935 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 7.8% of total population of Pokaran Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 92.2% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 3,643 while that in rural region is 57,267.

Total Urban Rural
Population 303,662 23,554 280,108
Children (0 - 6 years) 60,910 3,643 57,267
Schedule Caste 42,917 2,628 40,289
Schedule Tribe 17,503 1,702 15,801
Literacy 55.68% 76.79% 53.79%
Sex Ratio 878 836 882

Working Population - Pokaran Tehsil

In Pokaran Tehsil out of total population, 135,326 were engaged in work activities. 56% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 44% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 135,326 workers engaged in Main Work, 41,916 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 6,432 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 75,748 56,437 19,311
Cultivators 41,916 28,442 13,474
Agriculture Labourer 6,432 4,404 2,028
Household Industries 2,030 1,438 592
Other Workers 25,370 22,153 3,217
Marginal Workers 59,578 23,068 36,510
Non Working 168,336 82,178 86,158

Pokaran Tehsil Map


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