Hoshiarpur District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Punjab) - Census 2011
Hoshiarpur district of Punjab has a total population of 1,586,625 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 809,057 are males while 777,568 are females. In 2011 there were a total 336,994 families residing in Hoshiarpur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Hoshiarpur district is 961.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 21.1% people live in Urban areas while 78.9% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 87.8% while that in rural areas is 83.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Hoshiarpur district is 919 while that of Rural areas is 973.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Hoshiarpur district is 168331 which is 11% of the total population. There are 90280 male children and 78051 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Hoshiarpur is 865 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (961) of Hoshiarpur district.
The total literacy rate of Hoshiarpur district is 84.59%. The male literacy rate is 78.85% and the female literacy rate is 72.25% in Hoshiarpur district.
To facilitate the administration, Hoshiarpur 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.
Hoshiarpur Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Hoshiarpur district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||168,331||90,280||78,051|
Caste-wise Population - Hoshiarpur district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 35.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Hoshiarpur district of Punjab.
Religion-wise Population - Hoshiarpur district
|No Religion Specified||3,576||(0.23%)||1,785||1,791|
Literacy Rate - Hoshiarpur district
The total literacy rate of Hoshiarpur district was 84.59% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 75.84% of Punjab. Population-wise, out of total 1,199,699 literates, males were 637,927 while females were 561,772. Also the male literacy rate was 88.75% and the female literacy rate was 80.31% in Hoshiarpur district.
Sex Ratio - Hoshiarpur district
The Sex Ratio of Hoshiarpur district is 961 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 961 females in Hoshiarpur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 865 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 961 ) of Hoshiarpur district.
Population Density - Hoshiarpur district
The total area of Hoshiarpur district is 3,386 km2. Thus the density of Hoshiarpur district is 469 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 142 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,244 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Hoshiarpur district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Hoshiarpur, 21.11% people lived in urban regions while 78.89% in rural areas. The total urban population was 334,969 out of which 174,587 were males while the remaining 160,382 were females. In rural areas of Hoshiarpur, male population was 634,470 while the female population was 617,186.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Hoshiarpur was 919 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Hoshiarpur was 863 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Hoshiarpur were 34,275 which is 10.23% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Hoshiarpur was 973 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Hoshiarpur was 865 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Hoshiarpur for urban regions was 87.75 percent in which males were 90.47% literate while female literacy stood at 84.82%. The total literate population of Hoshiarpur was 1,199,699. Similarly in rural areas of Hoshiarpur, the average literacy rate was 83.74 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 88.28% and 79.13% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Hoshiarpur were 935,835.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||865||863|
Child Population - Hoshiarpur district
According to Census 2011, there were 168,331 children between age 0 to 6 years in Hoshiarpur district. Out of which 90,280 were male while 78,051 were female.
Working Population - Hoshiarpur district
In Hoshiarpur district out of total population, 499,822 were engaged in work activities. 82.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 17.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 499,822 workers engaged in Main Work, 82,587 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 49,487 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Hoshiarpur
Below are the list of Districts near Hoshiarpur district in Punjab.
|Jalandhar district population||2,193,590|
|Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar district population||612,310|
|Kapurthala district population||815,168|
|Fatehgarh Sahib district population||600,163|
|Ludhiana district population||3,498,739|
|Gurdaspur district population||2,298,323|
|Moga district population||995,746|
|Firozpur district population||2,029,074|
|Muktsar district population||901,896|
|Faridkot district population||617,508|