Solan District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Himachal Pradesh) - Census 2011
Solan district of Himachal Pradesh has a total population of 580,320 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 308,754 are males while 271,566 are females. In 2011 there were a total 122,425 families residing in Solan district. The Average Sex Ratio of Solan district is 880.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 17.6% people live in Urban areas while 82.4% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 90.4% while that in rural areas is 82.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Solan district is 731 while that of Rural areas is 915.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Solan district is 68137 which is 12% of the total population. There are 35884 male children and 32253 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Solan is 899 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (880) of Solan district.
The total literacy rate of Solan district is 83.68%. The male literacy rate is 79.15% and the female literacy rate is 67.83% in Solan district.
To facilitate the administration, Solan district is further divided into 9 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Solan Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Solan district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||68,137||35,884||32,253|
Caste-wise Population - Solan district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 28.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4.4% of total population in Solan district of Himachal Pradesh.
Religion-wise Population - Solan district
|No Religion Specified||410||(0.07%)||210||200|
Literacy Rate - Solan district
The total literacy rate of Solan district was 83.68% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 82.8% of Himachal Pradesh. Population-wise, out of total 428,578 literates, males were 244,372 while females were 184,206. Also the male literacy rate was 89.56% and the female literacy rate was 76.97% in Solan district.
|Solan district||Himachal Pradesh|
Sex Ratio - Solan district
The Sex Ratio of Solan district is 880 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 880 females in Solan district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 899 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 880 ) of Solan district.
Population Density - Solan district
The total area of Solan district is 1,936 km2. Thus the density of Solan district is 300 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 33 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,903 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Solan district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Solan, 17.6% people lived in urban regions while 82.4% in rural areas. The total urban population was 102,147 out of which 59,018 were males while the remaining 43,129 were females. In rural areas of Solan, male population was 249,736 while the female population was 228,437.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Solan was 731 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Solan was 859 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Solan were 10,887 which is 10.66% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Solan was 915 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Solan was 906 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Solan for urban regions was 90.41 percent in which males were 92.47% literate while female literacy stood at 87.52%. The total literate population of Solan was 428,578. Similarly in rural areas of Solan, the average literacy rate was 82.22 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 88.85% and 74.98% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Solan were 346,074.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||906||859|
Child Population - Solan district
According to Census 2011, there were 68,137 children between age 0 to 6 years in Solan district. Out of which 35,884 were male while 32,253 were female.
Working Population - Solan district
In Solan district out of total population, 298,737 were engaged in work activities. 73.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 26.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 298,737 workers engaged in Main Work, 80,066 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 5,764 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Solan
Below are the list of Districts near Solan district in Himachal Pradesh.
|Sirmaur district population||529,855|
|Bilaspur district population||381,956|
|Shimla district population||814,010|
|Una district population||521,173|
|Hamirpur district population||454,768|
|Kinnaur district population||84,121|
|Mandi district population||999,777|
|Kullu district population||437,903|
|Lahul & Spiti district population||31,564|
|Kangra district population||1,510,075|
Solan district Map
- Census 2011 Data - censusindia.gov.in
- Solan, Himachal Pradesh - Wikipedia