Amritsar District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Punjab) - Census 2011
Amritsar district of Punjab has a total population of 2,490,656 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,318,408 are males while 1,172,248 are females. In 2011 there were a total 488,898 families residing in Amritsar district. The Average Sex Ratio of Amritsar district is 889.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 53.6% people live in Urban areas while 46.4% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 83.3% while that in rural areas is 68%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Amritsar district is 877 while that of Rural areas is 904.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Amritsar district is 281795 which is 11% of the total population. There are 154351 male children and 127444 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Amritsar is 826 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (889) of Amritsar district.
The total literacy rate of Amritsar district is 76.27%. The male literacy rate is 70.77% and the female literacy rate is 64.13% in Amritsar district.
To facilitate the administration, Amritsar district is further divided into 4 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Amritsar Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Amritsar district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||281,795||154,351||127,444|
Caste-wise Population - Amritsar district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 31% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Amritsar district of Punjab.
Religion-wise Population - Amritsar district
|No Religion Specified||10,864||(0.44%)||5,343||5,521|
Literacy Rate - Amritsar district
The total literacy rate of Amritsar district was 76.27% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 75.84% of Punjab. Population-wise, out of total 1,684,770 literates, males were 932,981 while females were 751,789. Also the male literacy rate was 80.15% and the female literacy rate was 71.96% in Amritsar district.
Sex Ratio - Amritsar district
The Sex Ratio of Amritsar district is 889 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 889 females in Amritsar district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 826 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 889 ) of Amritsar district.
Population Density - Amritsar district
The total area of Amritsar district is 2,683 km2. Thus the density of Amritsar district is 928 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 221 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,462 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Amritsar district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Amritsar, 53.58% people lived in urban regions while 46.42% in rural areas. The total urban population was 1,334,611 out of which 711,142 were males while the remaining 623,469 were females. In rural areas of Amritsar, male population was 607,266 while the female population was 548,779.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Amritsar was 877 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Amritsar was 826 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Amritsar were 139,623 which is 10.46% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Amritsar was 904 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Amritsar was 826 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Amritsar for urban regions was 83.29 percent in which males were 86.18% literate while female literacy stood at 80.02%. The total literate population of Amritsar was 1,684,770. Similarly in rural areas of Amritsar, the average literacy rate was 68 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 72.92% and 62.63% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Amritsar were 689,447.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||826||826|
Child Population - Amritsar district
According to Census 2011, there were 281,795 children between age 0 to 6 years in Amritsar district. Out of which 154,351 were male while 127,444 were female.
Working Population - Amritsar district
In Amritsar district out of total population, 917,856 were engaged in work activities. 85.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 14.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 917,856 workers engaged in Main Work, 115,642 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 91,248 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Amritsar
Below are the list of Districts near Amritsar district in Punjab.
|Patiala district population||1,895,686|
|Tarn Taran district population||1,119,627|
|Mansa district population||769,751|
|Rupnagar district population||684,627|
|Bathinda district population||1,388,525|
|Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar district population||994,628|
|Sangrur district population||1,655,169|
|Faridkot district population||617,508|
|Muktsar district population||901,896|
|Barnala district population||595,527|
Amritsar district Map
- Census 2011 Data - censusindia.gov.in
- Amritsar, Punjab - Wikipedia