Defence Colony Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - South district, Delhi

Defence Colony Tehsil of South district has total population of 637,775 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 339,725 are males while 298,050 are females. In 2011 there were total 137,677 families residing in Defence Colony Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Defence Colony Tehsil is 877.

As per Census 2011, all of the population of Defence Colony Tehsil lives in rural areas. The average literacy rate in rural area is 89% and the sex ratio of Defence Colony Tehsil is 877.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Defence Colony Tehsil is 66230 which is 10% of the total population. There are 34886 male children and 31344 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Defence Colony Tehsil is 898 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 877 ) of Defence Colony Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Defence Colony Tehsil is 89.01%. The male literacy rate is 82.7% and the female literacy rate is 76.44% in Defence Colony Tehsil.

Population
637,775
Literacy
89.01%
Sex Ratio
877

To facilitate the administration, Defence Colony Tehsil is further divided into 3 towns and 0 villages.

Defence Colony Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 66,230 34,886 31,344
Literacy 89.01% 82.7% 76.44%
Scheduled Caste 68,480 35,958 32,522
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 129,017 58,787 70,230

Caste-wise Population - Defence Colony Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 10.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Defence Colony Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 68,480 35,958 32,522
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Defence Colony Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 408,380 (64.03%) 216,689 191,691
Muslim 186,691 (29.27%) 101,933 84,758
Christian 11,685 (1.83%) 5,375 6,310
Sikh 25,179 (3.95%) 12,813 12,366
Buddhist 1,191 (0.19%) 567 624
Jain 3,693 (0.58%) 1,836 1,857
Other Religion 267 (0.04%) 124 143
No Religion Specified 689 (0.11%) 388 301

Literacy Rate - Defence Colony Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Defence Colony Tehsil in 2011 were 89.01% in which, male and female literacy were 92.16% and 85.42% respectively. Total literate in Defence Colony Tehsil were 508,758 of which male and female were 280,938 and 227,820 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Defence Colony Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Defence Colony Tehsil is 877 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 877 females in Defence Colony Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 898 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 877 ) of Defence Colony Tehsil.


Child Population - Defence Colony Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 66,230 children between age 0 to 6 years in Defence Colony Tehsil. Out of which 66,230 were male while 66,230 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Defence Colony Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 137,677 families under Defence Colony Tehsil living in urban areas while 137,677 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 100% of total population of Defence Colony Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 0% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 66,230 while that in rural region is 0.

Total Urban Rural
Population 637,775 637,775 0
Children (0 - 6 years) 66,230 66,230 0
Schedule Caste 68,480 68,480 0
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 89.01% 89.01% �%
Sex Ratio 877 877

Working Population - Defence Colony Tehsil

In Defence Colony Tehsil out of total population, 232,196 were engaged in work activities. 93.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 6.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 232,196 workers engaged in Main Work, 477 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 1,056 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 217,951 175,385 42,566
Cultivators 477 399 78
Agriculture Labourer 1,056 876 180
Household Industries 6,539 5,669 870
Other Workers 209,879 168,441 41,438
Marginal Workers 14,245 9,858 4,387
Non Working 405,579 154,482 251,097

Defence Colony Tehsil Map


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