SAS Nagar Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district, Punjab

SAS Nagar Tehsil of Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district has total population of 324,375 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 171,916 are males while 152,459 are females. In 2011 there were total 71,101 families residing in SAS Nagar Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of SAS Nagar Tehsil is 887.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 65% people lives in Urban areas while 35% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 89.9% while that in the rural areas is 79.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in SAS Nagar Tehsil is 901 while that of Rural areas is 861.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in SAS Nagar Tehsil is 35814 which is 11% of the total population. There are 19305 male children and 16509 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of SAS Nagar Tehsil is 855 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 887 ) of SAS Nagar Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of SAS Nagar Tehsil is 86.24%. The male literacy rate is 79.51% and the female literacy rate is 73.57% in SAS Nagar Tehsil.

Population
324,375
Literacy
86.24%
Sex Ratio
887

To facilitate the administration, SAS Nagar Tehsil is further divided into 5 towns and 85 villages.

SAS Nagar Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 35,814 19,305 16,509
Literacy 86.24% 79.51% 73.57%
Scheduled Caste 57,253 30,465 26,788
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 75,513 35,221 40,292

Caste-wise Population - SAS Nagar Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 17.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in SAS Nagar Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 57,253 30,465 26,788
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - SAS Nagar Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 138,539 (42.71%) 74,648 63,891
Muslim 8,324 (2.57%) 4,498 3,826
Christian 1,751 (0.54%) 902 849
Sikh 174,208 (53.71%) 91,063 83,145
Buddhist 98 (0.03%) 55 43
Jain 616 (0.19%) 317 299
Other Religion 102 (0.03%) 53 49
No Religion Specified 737 (0.23%) 380 357

Literacy Rate - SAS Nagar Tehsil

Average literacy rate of SAS Nagar Tehsil in 2011 were 86.24% in which, male and female literacy were 89.57% and 82.51% respectively. Total literate in SAS Nagar Tehsil were 248,862 of which male and female were 136,695 and 112,167 respectively.


Sex Ratio - SAS Nagar Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of SAS Nagar Tehsil is 887 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 887 females in SAS Nagar Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 855 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 887 ) of SAS Nagar Tehsil.


Child Population - SAS Nagar Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 35,814 children between age 0 to 6 years in SAS Nagar Tehsil. Out of which 35,814 were male while 35,814 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - SAS Nagar Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 49,079 families under SAS Nagar Tehsil living in urban areas while 49,079 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 65% of total population of SAS Nagar Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 35% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 21,813 while that in rural region is 14,001.

Total Urban Rural
Population 324,375 210,927 113,448
Children (0 - 6 years) 35,814 21,813 14,001
Schedule Caste 57,253 25,515 31,738
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 86.24% 89.91% 79.27%
Sex Ratio 887 901 861

Working Population - SAS Nagar Tehsil

In SAS Nagar Tehsil out of total population, 120,676 were engaged in work activities. 91.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 8.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 120,676 workers engaged in Main Work, 8,354 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 4,915 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 110,311 85,626 24,685
Cultivators 8,354 7,391 963
Agriculture Labourer 4,915 4,180 735
Household Industries 4,084 2,708 1,376
Other Workers 92,958 71,347 21,611
Marginal Workers 10,365 6,119 4,246
Non Working 203,699 80,171 123,528

SAS Nagar Tehsil Map


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