Gurdaspur District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Punjab) - Census 2011
Gurdaspur district of Punjab has a total population of 2,298,323 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 1,212,617 are males while 1,085,706 are females. In 2011 there were a total 443,666 families residing in Gurdaspur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Gurdaspur district is 895.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 28.7% people live in Urban areas while 71.3% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 87.2% while that in rural areas is 77%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Gurdaspur district is 848 while that of Rural areas is 915.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Gurdaspur district is 253579 which is 11% of the total population. There are 139261 male children and 114318 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Gurdaspur is 821 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (895) of Gurdaspur district.
The total literacy rate of Gurdaspur district is 79.95%. The male literacy rate is 74.85% and the female literacy rate is 66.97% in Gurdaspur district.
To facilitate the administration, Gurdaspur district is further divided into 5 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Gurdaspur Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Gurdaspur district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||253,579||139,261||114,318|
Caste-wise Population - Gurdaspur district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 25.3% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Gurdaspur district of Punjab.
Religion-wise Population - Gurdaspur district
|No Religion Specified||15,066||(0.66%)||7,479||7,587|
Literacy Rate - Gurdaspur district
The total literacy rate of Gurdaspur district was 79.95% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 75.84% of Punjab. Population-wise, out of total 1,634,719 literates, males were 907,660 while females were 727,059. Also the male literacy rate was 84.56% and the female literacy rate was 74.85% in Gurdaspur district.
Sex Ratio - Gurdaspur district
The Sex Ratio of Gurdaspur district is 895 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 895 females in Gurdaspur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 821 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 895 ) of Gurdaspur district.
Population Density - Gurdaspur district
The total area of Gurdaspur district is 3,551 km2. Thus the density of Gurdaspur district is 647 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 221 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,330 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Gurdaspur district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Gurdaspur, 28.69% people lived in urban regions while 71.31% in rural areas. The total urban population was 659,319 out of which 356,833 were males while the remaining 302,486 were females. In rural areas of Gurdaspur, male population was 855,784 while the female population was 783,220.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Gurdaspur was 848 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Gurdaspur was 820 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Gurdaspur were 65,412 which is 9.92% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Gurdaspur was 915 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Gurdaspur was 821 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Gurdaspur for urban regions was 87.25 percent in which males were 90.63% literate while female literacy stood at 83.28%. The total literate population of Gurdaspur was 1,634,719. Similarly in rural areas of Gurdaspur, the average literacy rate was 76.96 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 81.98% and 71.55% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Gurdaspur were 1,116,537.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||821||820|
Child Population - Gurdaspur district
According to Census 2011, there were 253,579 children between age 0 to 6 years in Gurdaspur district. Out of which 139,261 were male while 114,318 were female.
Working Population - Gurdaspur district
In Gurdaspur district out of total population, 757,138 were engaged in work activities. 82.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 17.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 757,138 workers engaged in Main Work, 136,551 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 70,767 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Gurdaspur
Below are the list of Districts near Gurdaspur district in Punjab.
|Kapurthala district population||815,168|
|Jalandhar district population||2,193,590|
|Hoshiarpur district population||1,586,625|
|Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district population||612,310|
|Fatehgarh Sahib district population||600,163|
|Ludhiana district population||3,498,739|
|Moga district population||995,746|
|Firozpur district population||2,029,074|
|Muktsar district population||901,896|
|Faridkot district population||617,508|