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

Pithoragarh Tehsil of Pithoragarh district has total population of 166,801 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 83,912 are males while 82,889 are females. In 2011 there were total 40,309 families residing in Pithoragarh Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Pithoragarh Tehsil is 988.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 33.6% people lives in Urban areas while 66.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 92.5% while that in the rural areas is 84.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Pithoragarh Tehsil is 924 while that of Rural areas is 1,022.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Pithoragarh Tehsil is 21152 which is 13% of the total population. There are 12073 male children and 9079 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Pithoragarh Tehsil is 752 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 988 ) of Pithoragarh Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Pithoragarh Tehsil is 87.15%. The male literacy rate is 81.07% and the female literacy rate is 71.06% in Pithoragarh Tehsil.

Population
166,801
Literacy
87.15%
Sex Ratio
988

To facilitate the administration, Pithoragarh Tehsil is further divided into 1 town and 347 villages.

Pithoragarh Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 21,152 12,073 9,079
Literacy 87.15% 81.07% 71.06%
Scheduled Caste 36,367 18,319 18,048
Scheduled Tribe 1,578 808 770
Illiterate 39,872 15,881 23,991

Caste-wise Population - Pithoragarh Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 21.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.9% of total population in Pithoragarh Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 36,367 18,319 18,048
Schedule Tribe 1,578 808 770

Religion-wise Population - Pithoragarh Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 162,256 (97.28%) 81,400 80,856
Muslim 3,237 (1.94%) 1,854 1,383
Christian 909 (0.54%) 453 456
Sikh 134 (0.08%) 69 65
Buddhist 110 (0.07%) 58 52
Jain 7 (0%) 2 5
Other Religion 26 (0.02%) 11 15
No Religion Specified 122 (0.07%) 65 57

Literacy Rate - Pithoragarh Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Pithoragarh Tehsil in 2011 were 87.15% in which, male and female literacy were 94.7% and 79.8% respectively. Total literate in Pithoragarh Tehsil were 126,929 of which male and female were 68,031 and 58,898 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Pithoragarh Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Pithoragarh Tehsil is 988 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 988 females in Pithoragarh Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 752 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 988 ) of Pithoragarh Tehsil.


Child Population - Pithoragarh Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 21,152 children between age 0 to 6 years in Pithoragarh Tehsil. Out of which 21,152 were male while 21,152 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Pithoragarh Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 14,036 families under Pithoragarh Tehsil living in urban areas while 14,036 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 33.6% of total population of Pithoragarh Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 66.4% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 6,624 while that in rural region is 14,528.

Total Urban Rural
Population 166,801 56,044 110,757
Children (0 - 6 years) 21,152 6,624 14,528
Schedule Caste 36,367 8,067 28,300
Schedule Tribe 1,578 1,051 527
Literacy 87.15% 92.48% 84.41%
Sex Ratio 988 924 1,022

Working Population - Pithoragarh Tehsil

In Pithoragarh Tehsil out of total population, 67,125 were engaged in work activities. 75.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 24.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 67,125 workers engaged in Main Work, 26,367 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 440 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 50,866 29,526 21,340
Cultivators 26,367 9,330 17,037
Agriculture Labourer 440 282 158
Household Industries 625 483 142
Other Workers 23,434 19,431 4,003
Marginal Workers 16,259 8,669 7,590
Non Working 99,676 45,717 53,959

Pithoragarh Tehsil Map


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