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

Vikasnagar Tehsil of Dehradun district has total population of 317,482 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 166,452 are males while 151,030 are females. In 2011 there were total 62,160 families residing in Vikasnagar Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Vikasnagar Tehsil is 907.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 16.5% people lives in Urban areas while 83.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 84.6% while that in the rural areas is 76.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Vikasnagar Tehsil is 881 while that of Rural areas is 913.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Vikasnagar Tehsil is 43489 which is 14% of the total population. There are 22622 male children and 20867 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Vikasnagar Tehsil is 922 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 907 ) of Vikasnagar Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Vikasnagar Tehsil is 78%. The male literacy rate is 72.96% and the female literacy rate is 61.1% in Vikasnagar Tehsil.

Population
317,482
Literacy
78%
Sex Ratio
907

To facilitate the administration, Vikasnagar Tehsil is further divided into 4 towns and 141 villages.

Vikasnagar Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 43,489 22,622 20,867
Literacy 78% 72.96% 61.1%
Scheduled Caste 39,310 20,687 18,623
Scheduled Tribe 28,533 15,043 13,490
Illiterate 103,760 45,014 58,746

Caste-wise Population - Vikasnagar Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 12.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 9% of total population in Vikasnagar Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 39,310 20,687 18,623
Schedule Tribe 28,533 15,043 13,490

Religion-wise Population - Vikasnagar Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 224,013 (70.56%) 117,435 106,578
Muslim 86,292 (27.18%) 45,115 41,177
Christian 2,383 (0.75%) 1,230 1,153
Sikh 2,526 (0.8%) 1,347 1,179
Buddhist 1,357 (0.43%) 838 519
Jain 540 (0.17%) 286 254
Other Religion 21 (0.01%) 14 7
No Religion Specified 350 (0.11%) 187 163

Literacy Rate - Vikasnagar Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Vikasnagar Tehsil in 2011 were 78% in which, male and female literacy were 84.43% and 70.9% respectively. Total literate in Vikasnagar Tehsil were 213,722 of which male and female were 121,438 and 92,284 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Vikasnagar Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Vikasnagar Tehsil is 907 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 907 females in Vikasnagar Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 922 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 907 ) of Vikasnagar Tehsil.


Child Population - Vikasnagar Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 43,489 children between age 0 to 6 years in Vikasnagar Tehsil. Out of which 43,489 were male while 43,489 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Vikasnagar Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 10,805 families under Vikasnagar Tehsil living in urban areas while 10,805 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 16.5% of total population of Vikasnagar Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 83.5% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 6,694 while that in rural region is 36,795.

Total Urban Rural
Population 317,482 52,459 265,023
Children (0 - 6 years) 43,489 6,694 36,795
Schedule Caste 39,310 5,244 34,066
Schedule Tribe 28,533 2,091 26,442
Literacy 78% 84.59% 76.68%
Sex Ratio 907 881 913

Working Population - Vikasnagar Tehsil

In Vikasnagar Tehsil out of total population, 99,719 were engaged in work activities. 80.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 19.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 99,719 workers engaged in Main Work, 11,612 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 9,843 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 80,364 68,843 11,521
Cultivators 11,612 9,236 2,376
Agriculture Labourer 9,843 8,442 1,401
Household Industries 2,663 2,102 561
Other Workers 56,246 49,063 7,183
Marginal Workers 19,355 13,930 5,425
Non Working 217,763 83,679 134,084

Vikasnagar Tehsil Map


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