Fazilka Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Firozpur district, Punjab

Fazilka Tehsil of Firozpur district has total population of 404,152 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 212,541 are males while 191,611 are females. In 2011 there were total 78,104 families residing in Fazilka Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Fazilka Tehsil is 902.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 20.4% people lives in Urban areas while 79.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 79.3% while that in the rural areas is 65.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Fazilka Tehsil is 874 while that of Rural areas is 909.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Fazilka Tehsil is 49366 which is 12% of the total population. There are 26474 male children and 22892 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Fazilka Tehsil is 865 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 902 ) of Fazilka Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Fazilka Tehsil is 68.01%. The male literacy rate is 66.21% and the female literacy rate is 52.49% in Fazilka Tehsil.

Population
404,152
Literacy
68.01%
Sex Ratio
902

To facilitate the administration, Fazilka Tehsil is further divided into 2 towns and 147 villages.

Fazilka Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 49,366 26,474 22,892
Literacy 68.01% 66.21% 52.49%
Scheduled Caste 190,077 98,656 91,421
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 162,857 71,823 91,034

Caste-wise Population - Fazilka Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 47% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Fazilka Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 190,077 98,656 91,421
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Fazilka Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 216,754 (53.63%) 114,789 101,965
Muslim 1,347 (0.33%) 743 604
Christian 1,815 (0.45%) 1,061 754
Sikh 183,196 (45.33%) 95,459 87,737
Buddhist 91 (0.02%) 60 31
Jain 216 (0.05%) 97 119
Other Religion 2 (0%) 0 2
No Religion Specified 731 (0.18%) 332 399

Literacy Rate - Fazilka Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Fazilka Tehsil in 2011 were 68.01% in which, male and female literacy were 75.63% and 59.61% respectively. Total literate in Fazilka Tehsil were 241,295 of which male and female were 140,718 and 100,577 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Fazilka Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Fazilka Tehsil is 902 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 902 females in Fazilka Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 865 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 902 ) of Fazilka Tehsil.


Child Population - Fazilka Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 49,366 children between age 0 to 6 years in Fazilka Tehsil. Out of which 49,366 were male while 49,366 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Fazilka Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 16,229 families under Fazilka Tehsil living in urban areas while 16,229 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 20.4% of total population of Fazilka Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 79.6% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 9,112 while that in rural region is 40,254.

Total Urban Rural
Population 404,152 82,262 321,890
Children (0 - 6 years) 49,366 9,112 40,254
Schedule Caste 190,077 23,836 166,241
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 68.01% 79.28% 65.09%
Sex Ratio 902 874 909

Working Population - Fazilka Tehsil

In Fazilka Tehsil out of total population, 154,537 were engaged in work activities. 81.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 154,537 workers engaged in Main Work, 35,754 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 41,973 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 126,542 108,612 17,930
Cultivators 35,754 32,539 3,215
Agriculture Labourer 41,973 33,948 8,025
Household Industries 1,380 1,178 202
Other Workers 47,435 40,947 6,488
Marginal Workers 27,995 9,817 18,178
Non Working 249,615 94,112 155,503

Fazilka Tehsil Map


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