Dharchula Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Pithoragarh district, Uttarakhand

Dharchula Tehsil of Pithoragarh district has total population of 65,689 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 33,240 are males while 32,449 are females. In 2011 there were total 14,714 families residing in Dharchula Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Dharchula Tehsil is 976.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 10.7% people lives in Urban areas while 89.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.7% while that in the rural areas is 77.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Dharchula Tehsil is 854 while that of Rural areas is 992.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Dharchula Tehsil is 9325 which is 14% of the total population. There are 4901 male children and 4424 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Dharchula Tehsil is 903 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 976 ) of Dharchula Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Dharchula Tehsil is 79.1%. The male literacy rate is 77.9% and the female literacy rate is 57.6% in Dharchula Tehsil.

Population
65,689
Literacy
79.1%
Sex Ratio
976

To facilitate the administration, Dharchula Tehsil is further divided into 1 town and 82 villages.

Dharchula Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 9,325 4,901 4,424
Literacy 79.1% 77.9% 57.6%
Scheduled Caste 13,002 6,419 6,583
Scheduled Tribe 9,433 4,644 4,789
Illiterate 21,104 7,346 13,758

Caste-wise Population - Dharchula Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 19.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 14.4% of total population in Dharchula Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 13,002 6,419 6,583
Schedule Tribe 9,433 4,644 4,789

Religion-wise Population - Dharchula Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 64,435 (98.09%) 32,492 31,943
Muslim 960 (1.46%) 572 388
Christian 120 (0.18%) 71 49
Sikh 30 (0.05%) 21 9
Buddhist 18 (0.03%) 11 7
Jain 0 (0%) 0 0
Other Religion 1 (0%) 1 0
No Religion Specified 125 (0.19%) 72 53

Literacy Rate - Dharchula Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Dharchula Tehsil in 2011 were 79.1% in which, male and female literacy were 91.37% and 66.69% respectively. Total literate in Dharchula Tehsil were 44,585 of which male and female were 25,894 and 18,691 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Dharchula Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Dharchula Tehsil is 976 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 976 females in Dharchula Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 903 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 976 ) of Dharchula Tehsil.


Child Population - Dharchula Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 9,325 children between age 0 to 6 years in Dharchula Tehsil. Out of which 9,325 were male while 9,325 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Dharchula Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 1,712 families under Dharchula Tehsil living in urban areas while 1,712 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 10.7% of total population of Dharchula Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 89.3% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 890 while that in rural region is 8,435.

Total Urban Rural
Population 65,689 7,039 58,650
Children (0 - 6 years) 9,325 890 8,435
Schedule Caste 13,002 1,430 11,572
Schedule Tribe 9,433 1,920 7,513
Literacy 79.1% 88.68% 77.93%
Sex Ratio 976 854 992

Working Population - Dharchula Tehsil

In Dharchula Tehsil out of total population, 34,980 were engaged in work activities. 56.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 43.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 34,980 workers engaged in Main Work, 10,609 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 587 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 19,669 11,446 8,223
Cultivators 10,609 4,369 6,240
Agriculture Labourer 587 308 279
Household Industries 949 419 530
Other Workers 7,524 6,350 1,174
Marginal Workers 15,311 6,692 8,619
Non Working 30,709 15,102 15,607

Dharchula Tehsil Map


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