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

Firozpur Tehsil of Firozpur district has total population of 567,191 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 302,062 are males while 265,129 are females. In 2011 there were total 108,238 families residing in Firozpur Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Firozpur Tehsil is 878.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 35.3% people lives in Urban areas while 64.7% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 80.5% while that in the rural areas is 65%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Firozpur Tehsil is 842 while that of Rural areas is 898.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Firozpur Tehsil is 68621 which is 12% of the total population. There are 37302 male children and 31319 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Firozpur Tehsil is 840 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 878 ) of Firozpur Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Firozpur Tehsil is 70.51%. The male literacy rate is 66.59% and the female literacy rate is 56.73% in Firozpur Tehsil.

Population
567,191
Literacy
70.51%
Sex Ratio
878

To facilitate the administration, Firozpur Tehsil is further divided into 5 towns and 346 villages.

Firozpur Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 68,621 37,302 31,319
Literacy 70.51% 66.59% 56.73%
Scheduled Caste 227,419 118,357 109,062
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 215,638 100,912 114,726

Caste-wise Population - Firozpur Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 40.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Firozpur Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 227,419 118,357 109,062
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Firozpur Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 205,033 (36.15%) 111,624 93,409
Muslim 2,142 (0.38%) 1,391 751
Christian 10,437 (1.84%) 5,447 4,990
Sikh 346,947 (61.17%) 182,284 164,663
Buddhist 162 (0.03%) 102 60
Jain 493 (0.09%) 262 231
Other Religion 158 (0.03%) 91 67
No Religion Specified 1,819 (0.32%) 861 958

Literacy Rate - Firozpur Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Firozpur Tehsil in 2011 were 70.51% in which, male and female literacy were 75.97% and 64.33% respectively. Total literate in Firozpur Tehsil were 351,553 of which male and female were 201,150 and 150,403 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Firozpur Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Firozpur Tehsil is 878 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 878 females in Firozpur Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 840 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 878 ) of Firozpur Tehsil.


Child Population - Firozpur Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 68,621 children between age 0 to 6 years in Firozpur Tehsil. Out of which 68,621 were male while 68,621 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Firozpur Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 39,777 families under Firozpur Tehsil living in urban areas while 39,777 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 35.3% of total population of Firozpur Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 64.7% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 21,820 while that in rural region is 46,801.

Total Urban Rural
Population 567,191 199,936 367,255
Children (0 - 6 years) 68,621 21,820 46,801
Schedule Caste 227,419 47,126 180,293
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 70.51% 80.5% 64.96%
Sex Ratio 878 842 898

Working Population - Firozpur Tehsil

In Firozpur Tehsil out of total population, 200,096 were engaged in work activities. 86.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 13.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 200,096 workers engaged in Main Work, 42,473 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 31,158 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 173,510 152,611 20,899
Cultivators 42,473 40,257 2,216
Agriculture Labourer 31,158 27,719 3,439
Household Industries 3,660 2,561 1,099
Other Workers 96,219 82,074 14,145
Marginal Workers 26,586 14,204 12,382
Non Working 367,095 135,247 231,848

Firozpur Tehsil Map


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