Shimla Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Shimla district, Himachal Pradesh

Shimla Tehsil of Shimla district has total population of 84,382 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 44,022 are males while 40,360 are females. In 2011 there were total 17,594 families residing in Shimla Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Shimla Tehsil is 917.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 2.4% people lives in Urban areas while 97.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 90% while that in the rural areas is 88.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Shimla Tehsil is 438 while that of Rural areas is 933.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Shimla Tehsil is 8590 which is 10% of the total population. There are 4402 male children and 4188 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Shimla Tehsil is 951 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 917 ) of Shimla Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Shimla Tehsil is 88.39%. The male literacy rate is 83.83% and the female literacy rate is 74.55% in Shimla Tehsil.

Population
84,382
Literacy
88.39%
Sex Ratio
917

To facilitate the administration, Shimla Tehsil is further divided into 1 town and 600 villages.

Shimla Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 8,590 4,402 4,188
Literacy 88.39% 83.83% 74.55%
Scheduled Caste 23,732 12,119 11,613
Scheduled Tribe 330 203 127
Illiterate 17,388 7,117 10,271

Caste-wise Population - Shimla Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 28.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.4% of total population in Shimla Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 23,732 12,119 11,613
Schedule Tribe 330 203 127

Religion-wise Population - Shimla Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 83,323 (98.74%) 43,389 39,934
Muslim 367 (0.43%) 231 136
Christian 140 (0.17%) 83 57
Sikh 316 (0.37%) 184 132
Buddhist 105 (0.12%) 67 38
Jain 9 (0.01%) 3 6
Other Religion 1 (0%) 1 0
No Religion Specified 121 (0.14%) 64 57

Literacy Rate - Shimla Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Shimla Tehsil in 2011 were 88.39% in which, male and female literacy were 93.15% and 83.18% respectively. Total literate in Shimla Tehsil were 66,994 of which male and female were 36,905 and 30,089 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Shimla Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Shimla Tehsil is 917 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 917 females in Shimla Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 951 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 917 ) of Shimla Tehsil.


Child Population - Shimla Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 8,590 children between age 0 to 6 years in Shimla Tehsil. Out of which 8,590 were male while 8,590 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Shimla Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 394 families under Shimla Tehsil living in urban areas while 394 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 2.4% of total population of Shimla Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 97.6% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 134 while that in rural region is 8,456.

Total Urban Rural
Population 84,382 2,062 82,320
Children (0 - 6 years) 8,590 134 8,456
Schedule Caste 23,732 555 23,177
Schedule Tribe 330 25 305
Literacy 88.39% 90.04% 88.35%
Sex Ratio 917 438 933

Working Population - Shimla Tehsil

In Shimla Tehsil out of total population, 42,305 were engaged in work activities. 80% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 20% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 42,305 workers engaged in Main Work, 15,468 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 859 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 33,854 23,005 10,849
Cultivators 15,468 7,982 7,486
Agriculture Labourer 859 556 303
Household Industries 660 439 221
Other Workers 16,867 14,028 2,839
Marginal Workers 8,451 3,398 5,053
Non Working 42,077 17,619 24,458

Shimla Tehsil Map


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