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.
To facilitate the administration, Shahkot Tehsil is further divided into 2 towns and 179 villages.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Shahkot Tehsil.
|Children (Age 0-6)||17,907||9,643||8,264|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 41.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Shahkot Tehsil of .
|No Religion Specified||259||(0.16%)||134||125|
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.
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.
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.
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.
|Children (0 - 6 years)||17,907||2,666||15,241|
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.