Shahkot Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Jalandhar district, Punjab

Shahkot Tehsil of Jalandhar district has total population of 166,532 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 85,532 are males while 81,000 are females. In 2011 there were total 32,743 families residing in Shahkot Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Shahkot Tehsil is 947.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 14.9% people lives in Urban areas while 85.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 82.4% while that in the rural areas is 73.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Shahkot Tehsil is 918 while that of Rural areas is 952.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Shahkot Tehsil is 17907 which is 11% of the total population. There are 9643 male children and 8264 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Shahkot Tehsil is 857 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 947 ) of Shahkot Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Shahkot Tehsil is 74.63%. The male literacy rate is 70.34% and the female literacy rate is 62.67% in Shahkot Tehsil.

Population
166,532
Literacy
74.63%
Sex Ratio
947

To facilitate the administration, Shahkot Tehsil is further divided into 2 towns and 179 villages.

Shahkot Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 17,907 9,643 8,264
Literacy 74.63% 70.34% 62.67%
Scheduled Caste 68,779 35,423 33,356
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 55,609 25,372 30,237

Caste-wise Population - Shahkot Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 41.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Shahkot Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 68,779 35,423 33,356
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Shahkot Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 53,016 (31.84%) 27,526 25,490
Muslim 869 (0.52%) 475 394
Christian 1,396 (0.84%) 698 698
Sikh 110,753 (66.51%) 56,567 54,186
Buddhist 55 (0.03%) 29 26
Jain 131 (0.08%) 75 56
Other Religion 53 (0.03%) 28 25
No Religion Specified 259 (0.16%) 134 125

Literacy Rate - Shahkot Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Shahkot Tehsil in 2011 were 74.63% in which, male and female literacy were 79.27% and 69.79% respectively. Total literate in Shahkot Tehsil were 110,923 of which male and female were 60,160 and 50,763 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Shahkot Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Shahkot Tehsil is 947 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 947 females in Shahkot Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 857 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 947 ) of Shahkot Tehsil.


Child Population - Shahkot Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 17,907 children between age 0 to 6 years in Shahkot Tehsil. Out of which 17,907 were male while 17,907 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Shahkot Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 4,958 families under Shahkot Tehsil living in urban areas while 4,958 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 14.9% of total population of Shahkot Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 85.1% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 2,666 while that in rural region is 15,241.

Total Urban Rural
Population 166,532 24,850 141,682
Children (0 - 6 years) 17,907 2,666 15,241
Schedule Caste 68,779 6,614 62,165
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 74.63% 82.44% 73.26%
Sex Ratio 947 918 952

Working Population - Shahkot Tehsil

In Shahkot Tehsil out of total population, 60,755 were engaged in work activities. 87.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 12.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 60,755 workers engaged in Main Work, 16,209 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 12,834 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 53,208 44,672 8,536
Cultivators 16,209 14,945 1,264
Agriculture Labourer 12,834 10,348 2,486
Household Industries 1,238 893 345
Other Workers 22,927 18,486 4,441
Marginal Workers 7,547 3,896 3,651
Non Working 105,777 36,964 68,813

Shahkot Tehsil Map


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