Pithoragarh District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Uttarakhand) - Census 2011
Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand has a total population of 483,439 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 239,306 are males while 244,133 are females. In 2011 there were a total 114,730 families residing in Pithoragarh district. The Average Sex Ratio of Pithoragarh district is 1,020.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 14.4% people live in Urban areas while 85.6% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 92% while that in rural areas is 80.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Pithoragarh district is 913 while that of Rural areas is 1,039.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Pithoragarh district is 63293 which is 13% of the total population. There are 34853 male children and 28440 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Pithoragarh is 816 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (1,020) of Pithoragarh district.
The total literacy rate of Pithoragarh district is 82.25%. The male literacy rate is 79.24% and the female literacy rate is 63.87% in Pithoragarh district.
To facilitate the administration, Pithoragarh district is further divided into 6 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Pithoragarh Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Pithoragarh district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||63,293||34,853||28,440|
Caste-wise Population - Pithoragarh district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 24.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4% of total population in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand.
Religion-wise Population - Pithoragarh district
|No Religion Specified||430||(0.09%)||230||200|
Literacy Rate - Pithoragarh district
The total literacy rate of Pithoragarh district was 82.25% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 78.82% of Uttarakhand. Population-wise, out of total 345,550 literates, males were 189,623 while females were 155,927. Also the male literacy rate was 92.75% and the female literacy rate was 72.29% in Pithoragarh district.
Sex Ratio - Pithoragarh district
The Sex Ratio of Pithoragarh district is 1,020 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 1,020 females in Pithoragarh district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 816 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 1,020 ) of Pithoragarh district.
Population Density - Pithoragarh district
The total area of Pithoragarh district is 7,090 km2. Thus the density of Pithoragarh district is 68 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 17 sq. km. area is under urban region while 7,074 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Pithoragarh district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Pithoragarh, 14.4% people lived in urban regions while 85.6% in rural areas. The total urban population was 69,605 out of which 36,376 were males while the remaining 33,229 were females. In rural areas of Pithoragarh, male population was 202,930 while the female population was 210,904.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Pithoragarh was 913 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Pithoragarh was 724 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Pithoragarh were 8,393 which is 12.06% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Pithoragarh was 1,039 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Pithoragarh was 831 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Pithoragarh for urban regions was 91.97 percent in which males were 94.87% literate while female literacy stood at 88.88%. The total literate population of Pithoragarh was 345,550. Similarly in rural areas of Pithoragarh, the average literacy rate was 80.59 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 92.36% and 69.64% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Pithoragarh were 289,256.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||831||724|
Child Population - Pithoragarh district
According to Census 2011, there were 63,293 children between age 0 to 6 years in Pithoragarh district. Out of which 34,853 were male while 28,440 were female.
Working Population - Pithoragarh district
In Pithoragarh district out of total population, 216,490 were engaged in work activities. 67.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 32.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 216,490 workers engaged in Main Work, 87,189 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2,204 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Pithoragarh
Below are the list of Districts near Pithoragarh district in Uttarakhand.
|Garhwal district population||687,271|
|Bageshwar district population||259,898|
|Dehradun district population||1,696,694|
|Almora district population||622,506|
|Tehri Garhwal district population||618,931|
|Champawat district population||259,648|
|Nainital district population||954,605|
|Rudraprayag district population||242,285|
|Udham Singh Nagar district population||1,648,902|
|Chamoli district population||391,605|