Joshimath Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Chamoli district, Uttarakhand

Joshimath Tehsil of Chamoli district has total population of 48,202 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 27,828 are males while 20,374 are females. In 2011 there were total 12,358 families residing in Joshimath Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Joshimath Tehsil is 732.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 39.7% people lives in Urban areas while 60.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 91.9% while that in the rural areas is 84%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Joshimath Tehsil is 590 while that of Rural areas is 841.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Joshimath Tehsil is 5543 which is 11% of the total population. There are 2895 male children and 2648 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Joshimath Tehsil is 915 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 732 ) of Joshimath Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Joshimath Tehsil is 87.11%. The male literacy rate is 84.15% and the female literacy rate is 67.45% in Joshimath Tehsil.

Population
48,202
Literacy
87.11%
Sex Ratio
732

To facilitate the administration, Joshimath Tehsil is further divided into 2 towns and 99 villages.

Joshimath Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 5,543 2,895 2,648
Literacy 87.11% 84.15% 67.45%
Scheduled Caste 6,481 3,499 2,982
Scheduled Tribe 7,719 3,812 3,907
Illiterate 11,043 4,411 6,632

Caste-wise Population - Joshimath Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 13.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 16% of total population in Joshimath Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 6,481 3,499 2,982
Schedule Tribe 7,719 3,812 3,907

Religion-wise Population - Joshimath Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 47,203 (97.93%) 27,096 20,107
Muslim 557 (1.16%) 416 141
Christian 161 (0.33%) 111 50
Sikh 190 (0.39%) 147 43
Buddhist 31 (0.06%) 18 13
Jain 4 (0.01%) 2 2
Other Religion 4 (0.01%) 2 2
No Religion Specified 52 (0.11%) 36 16

Literacy Rate - Joshimath Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Joshimath Tehsil in 2011 were 87.11% in which, male and female literacy were 93.92% and 77.52% respectively. Total literate in Joshimath Tehsil were 37,159 of which male and female were 23,417 and 13,742 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Joshimath Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Joshimath Tehsil is 732 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 732 females in Joshimath Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 915 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 732 ) of Joshimath Tehsil.


Child Population - Joshimath Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 5,543 children between age 0 to 6 years in Joshimath Tehsil. Out of which 5,543 were male while 5,543 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Joshimath Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 4,748 families under Joshimath Tehsil living in urban areas while 4,748 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 39.7% of total population of Joshimath Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 60.3% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 2,171 while that in rural region is 3,372.

Total Urban Rural
Population 48,202 19,147 29,055
Children (0 - 6 years) 5,543 2,171 3,372
Schedule Caste 6,481 2,456 4,025
Schedule Tribe 7,719 1,733 5,986
Literacy 87.11% 91.88% 83.95%
Sex Ratio 732 590 841

Working Population - Joshimath Tehsil

In Joshimath Tehsil out of total population, 26,035 were engaged in work activities. 76.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 23.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 26,035 workers engaged in Main Work, 6,962 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 235 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 19,907 14,727 5,180
Cultivators 6,962 3,385 3,577
Agriculture Labourer 235 174 61
Household Industries 1,077 814 263
Other Workers 11,633 10,354 1,279
Marginal Workers 6,128 3,123 3,005
Non Working 22,167 9,978 12,189

Joshimath Tehsil Map


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