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

Solan Tehsil of Solan district has total population of 116,598 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 61,368 are males while 55,230 are females. In 2011 there were total 26,189 families residing in Solan Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Solan Tehsil is 900.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 39.3% people lives in Urban areas while 60.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 93% while that in the rural areas is 86.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Solan Tehsil is 827 while that of Rural areas is 950.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Solan Tehsil is 12054 which is 10% of the total population. There are 6276 male children and 5778 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Solan Tehsil is 921 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 900 ) of Solan Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Solan Tehsil is 88.97%. The male literacy rate is 83.08% and the female literacy rate is 76.1% in Solan Tehsil.

Population
116,598
Literacy
88.97%
Sex Ratio
900

To facilitate the administration, Solan Tehsil is further divided into 3 towns and 478 villages.

Solan Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 12,054 6,276 5,778
Literacy 88.97% 83.08% 76.1%
Scheduled Caste 36,991 18,966 18,025
Scheduled Tribe 866 432 434
Illiterate 23,586 10,386 13,200

Caste-wise Population - Solan Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 31.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.7% of total population in Solan Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 36,991 18,966 18,025
Schedule Tribe 866 432 434

Religion-wise Population - Solan Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 111,765 (95.85%) 58,611 53,154
Muslim 2,039 (1.75%) 1,288 751
Christian 650 (0.56%) 327 323
Sikh 1,576 (1.35%) 848 728
Buddhist 438 (0.38%) 231 207
Jain 35 (0.03%) 17 18
Other Religion 24 (0.02%) 12 12
No Religion Specified 71 (0.06%) 34 37

Literacy Rate - Solan Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Solan Tehsil in 2011 were 88.97% in which, male and female literacy were 92.54% and 84.99% respectively. Total literate in Solan Tehsil were 93,012 of which male and female were 50,982 and 42,030 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Solan Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Solan Tehsil is 900 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 900 females in Solan Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 921 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 900 ) of Solan Tehsil.


Child Population - Solan Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 12,054 children between age 0 to 6 years in Solan Tehsil. Out of which 12,054 were male while 12,054 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Solan Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 11,235 families under Solan Tehsil living in urban areas while 11,235 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 39.3% of total population of Solan Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 60.7% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 4,152 while that in rural region is 7,902.

Total Urban Rural
Population 116,598 45,845 70,753
Children (0 - 6 years) 12,054 4,152 7,902
Schedule Caste 36,991 8,051 28,940
Schedule Tribe 866 471 395
Literacy 88.97% 93.04% 86.27%
Sex Ratio 900 827 950

Working Population - Solan Tehsil

In Solan Tehsil out of total population, 54,548 were engaged in work activities. 79% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 21% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 54,548 workers engaged in Main Work, 13,004 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,476 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 43,096 32,074 11,022
Cultivators 13,004 8,118 4,886
Agriculture Labourer 1,476 968 508
Household Industries 748 593 155
Other Workers 27,868 22,395 5,473
Marginal Workers 11,452 4,631 6,821
Non Working 62,050 24,663 37,387

Solan Tehsil Map


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