Rishikesh Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Dehradun district, Uttarakhand

Rishikesh Tehsil of Dehradun district has total population of 260,343 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 136,783 are males while 123,560 are females. In 2011 there were total 54,517 families residing in Rishikesh Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Rishikesh Tehsil is 903.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 47% people lives in Urban areas while 53% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86.1% while that in the rural areas is 84.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Rishikesh Tehsil is 879 while that of Rural areas is 925.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Rishikesh Tehsil is 31230 which is 12% of the total population. There are 16849 male children and 14381 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Rishikesh Tehsil is 854 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 903 ) of Rishikesh Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Rishikesh Tehsil is 85.27%. The male literacy rate is 80.41% and the female literacy rate is 69.1% in Rishikesh Tehsil.

Population
260,343
Literacy
85.27%
Sex Ratio
903

To facilitate the administration, Rishikesh Tehsil is further divided into 7 towns and 88 villages.

Rishikesh Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 31,230 16,849 14,381
Literacy 85.27% 80.41% 69.1%
Scheduled Caste 25,545 13,441 12,104
Scheduled Tribe 3,653 1,927 1,726
Illiterate 64,981 26,796 38,185

Caste-wise Population - Rishikesh Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 9.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.4% of total population in Rishikesh Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 25,545 13,441 12,104
Schedule Tribe 3,653 1,927 1,726

Religion-wise Population - Rishikesh Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 246,844 (94.81%) 129,610 117,234
Muslim 6,380 (2.45%) 3,436 2,944
Christian 1,044 (0.4%) 506 538
Sikh 5,172 (1.99%) 2,738 2,434
Buddhist 55 (0.02%) 32 23
Jain 550 (0.21%) 287 263
Other Religion 37 (0.01%) 19 18
No Religion Specified 261 (0.1%) 155 106

Literacy Rate - Rishikesh Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Rishikesh Tehsil in 2011 were 85.27% in which, male and female literacy were 91.71% and 78.2% respectively. Total literate in Rishikesh Tehsil were 195,362 of which male and female were 109,987 and 85,375 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Rishikesh Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Rishikesh Tehsil is 903 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 903 females in Rishikesh Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 854 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 903 ) of Rishikesh Tehsil.


Child Population - Rishikesh Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 31,230 children between age 0 to 6 years in Rishikesh Tehsil. Out of which 31,230 were male while 31,230 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Rishikesh Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 26,233 families under Rishikesh Tehsil living in urban areas while 26,233 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 47% of total population of Rishikesh Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 53% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 14,145 while that in rural region is 17,085.

Total Urban Rural
Population 260,343 122,400 137,943
Children (0 - 6 years) 31,230 14,145 17,085
Schedule Caste 25,545 12,638 12,907
Schedule Tribe 3,653 1,007 2,646
Literacy 85.27% 86.12% 84.51%
Sex Ratio 903 879 925

Working Population - Rishikesh Tehsil

In Rishikesh Tehsil out of total population, 86,454 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 86,454 workers engaged in Main Work, 7,331 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2,403 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 70,824 58,749 12,075
Cultivators 7,331 4,887 2,444
Agriculture Labourer 2,403 1,994 409
Household Industries 3,043 2,239 804
Other Workers 58,047 49,629 8,418
Marginal Workers 15,630 9,803 5,827
Non Working 173,889 68,231 105,658

Rishikesh Tehsil Map


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