Shimla District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Himachal Pradesh) - Census 2011
Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh has a total population of 814,010 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 425,039 are males while 388,971 are females. In 2011 there were a total 184,362 families residing in Shimla district. The Average Sex Ratio of Shimla district is 915.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 24.7% people live in Urban areas while 75.3% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 93.1% while that in rural areas is 80.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Shimla district is 818 while that of Rural areas is 949.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Shimla district is 81564 which is 10% of the total population. There are 42376 male children and 39188 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Shimla is 925 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (915) of Shimla district.
The total literacy rate of Shimla district is 83.64%. The male literacy rate is 80.66% and the female literacy rate is 69.36% in Shimla district.
To facilitate the administration, Shimla district is further divided into 17 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Shimla Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Shimla district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||81,564||42,376||39,188|
Caste-wise Population - Shimla district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 26.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.1% of total population in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh.
Religion-wise Population - Shimla district
|No Religion Specified||1,035||(0.13%)||543||492|
Literacy Rate - Shimla district
The total literacy rate of Shimla district was 83.64% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 82.8% of Himachal Pradesh. Population-wise, out of total 612,642 literates, males were 342,846 while females were 269,796. Also the male literacy rate was 89.59% and the female literacy rate was 77.13% in Shimla district.
|Shimla district||Himachal Pradesh|
Sex Ratio - Shimla district
The Sex Ratio of Shimla district is 915 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 915 females in Shimla district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 925 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 915 ) of Shimla district.
Population Density - Shimla district
The total area of Shimla district is 5,131 km2. Thus the density of Shimla district is 159 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 55 sq. km. area is under urban region while 5,076 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Shimla district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Shimla, 24.74% people lived in urban regions while 75.26% in rural areas. The total urban population was 201,351 out of which 110,744 were males while the remaining 90,607 were females. In rural areas of Shimla, male population was 314,295 while the female population was 298,364.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Shimla was 818 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Shimla was 892 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Shimla were 16,683 which is 8.29% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Shimla was 949 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Shimla was 933 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Shimla for urban regions was 93.1 percent in which males were 94.56% literate while female literacy stood at 91.3%. The total literate population of Shimla was 612,642. Similarly in rural areas of Shimla, the average literacy rate was 80.45 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 87.79% and 72.74% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Shimla were 440,712.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||933||892|
Child Population - Shimla district
According to Census 2011, there were 81,564 children between age 0 to 6 years in Shimla district. Out of which 42,376 were male while 39,188 were female.
Working Population - Shimla district
In Shimla district out of total population, 430,926 were engaged in work activities. 72.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 27.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 430,926 workers engaged in Main Work, 156,511 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 17,486 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Shimla
Below are the list of Districts near Shimla district in Himachal Pradesh.
|Sirmaur district population||529,855|
|Kinnaur district population||84,121|
|Solan district population||580,320|
|Bilaspur district population||381,956|
|Una district population||521,173|
|Hamirpur district population||454,768|
|Mandi district population||999,777|
|Kullu district population||437,903|
|Lahul & Spiti district population||31,564|
|Kangra district population||1,510,075|