Chandigarh Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Chandigarh district, Chandigarh

Chandigarh Tehsil of Chandigarh district has total population of 1,055,450 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 580,663 are males while 474,787 are females. In 2011 there were total 241,173 families residing in Chandigarh Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Chandigarh Tehsil is 818.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 97.3% people lives in Urban areas while 2.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86.2% while that in the rural areas is 80.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Chandigarh Tehsil is 822 while that of Rural areas is 690.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Chandigarh Tehsil is 119434 which is 11% of the total population. There are 63536 male children and 55898 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Chandigarh Tehsil is 880 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 818 ) of Chandigarh Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Chandigarh Tehsil is 86.05%. The male literacy rate is 80.14% and the female literacy rate is 71.63% in Chandigarh Tehsil.

Population
1,055,450
Literacy
86.05%
Sex Ratio
818

To facilitate the administration, Chandigarh Tehsil is further divided into 7 towns and 5 villages.

Chandigarh Tehsil Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Chandigarh Tehsil.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 119,434 63,536 55,898
Literacy 86.05% 80.14% 71.63%
Scheduled Caste 199,086 106,356 92,730
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 250,012 115,317 134,695

Caste-wise Population - Chandigarh Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 18.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Chandigarh Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 199,086 106,356 92,730
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Chandigarh Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 852,574 (80.78%) 472,769 379,805
Muslim 51,447 (4.87%) 29,889 21,558
Christian 8,720 (0.83%) 4,463 4,257
Sikh 138,329 (13.11%) 71,300 67,029
Buddhist 1,160 (0.11%) 593 567
Jain 1,960 (0.19%) 997 963
Other Religion 246 (0.02%) 152 94
No Religion Specified 1,014 (0.1%) 500 514

Literacy Rate - Chandigarh Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Chandigarh Tehsil in 2011 were 86.05% in which, male and female literacy were 89.99% and 81.19% respectively. Total literate in Chandigarh Tehsil were 805,438 of which male and female were 465,346 and 340,092 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Chandigarh Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Chandigarh Tehsil is 818 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 818 females in Chandigarh Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 880 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 818 ) of Chandigarh Tehsil.


Child Population - Chandigarh Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 119,434 children between age 0 to 6 years in Chandigarh Tehsil. Out of which 119,434 were male while 119,434 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Chandigarh Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 234,033 families under Chandigarh Tehsil living in urban areas while 234,033 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 97.3% of total population of Chandigarh Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 2.7% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 115,164 while that in rural region is 4,270.

Total Urban Rural
Population 1,055,450 1,026,459 28,991
Children (0 - 6 years) 119,434 115,164 4,270
Schedule Caste 199,086 194,112 4,974
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 86.05% 86.19% 80.75%
Sex Ratio 818 822 690

Working Population - Chandigarh Tehsil

In Chandigarh Tehsil out of total population, 404,136 were engaged in work activities. 95.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 4.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 404,136 workers engaged in Main Work, 2,169 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,396 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 385,929 317,190 68,739
Cultivators 2,169 1,906 263
Agriculture Labourer 1,396 1,166 230
Household Industries 4,219 3,278 941
Other Workers 378,145 310,840 67,305
Marginal Workers 18,207 10,969 7,238
Non Working 651,314 252,504 398,810

Chandigarh Tehsil Map


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