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

Zira Tehsil of Firozpur district has total population of 258,438 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 134,958 are males while 123,480 are females. In 2011 there were total 48,132 families residing in Zira Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Zira Tehsil is 915.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 26.4% people lives in Urban areas while 73.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 73.9% while that in the rural areas is 64.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Zira Tehsil is 910 while that of Rural areas is 917.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Zira Tehsil is 31244 which is 12% of the total population. There are 16858 male children and 14386 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Zira Tehsil is 853 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 915 ) of Zira Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Zira Tehsil is 67.21%. The male literacy rate is 63.14% and the female literacy rate is 54.65% in Zira Tehsil.

Population
258,438
Literacy
67.21%
Sex Ratio
915

To facilitate the administration, Zira Tehsil is further divided into 4 towns and 217 villages.

Zira Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 31,244 16,858 14,386
Literacy 67.21% 63.14% 54.65%
Scheduled Caste 92,900 48,307 44,593
Scheduled Tribe 0 0 0
Illiterate 105,745 49,750 55,995

Caste-wise Population - Zira Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 35.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0% of total population in Zira Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 92,900 48,307 44,593
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0

Religion-wise Population - Zira Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 32,963 (12.75%) 17,327 15,636
Muslim 1,008 (0.39%) 563 445
Christian 4,638 (1.79%) 2,395 2,243
Sikh 219,330 (84.87%) 114,412 104,918
Buddhist 31 (0.01%) 18 13
Jain 192 (0.07%) 101 91
Other Religion 55 (0.02%) 29 26
No Religion Specified 221 (0.09%) 113 108

Literacy Rate - Zira Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Zira Tehsil in 2011 were 67.21% in which, male and female literacy were 72.15% and 61.86% respectively. Total literate in Zira Tehsil were 152,693 of which male and female were 85,208 and 67,485 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Zira Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Zira Tehsil is 915 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 915 females in Zira Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 853 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 915 ) of Zira Tehsil.


Child Population - Zira Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 31,244 children between age 0 to 6 years in Zira Tehsil. Out of which 31,244 were male while 31,244 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Zira Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 13,073 families under Zira Tehsil living in urban areas while 13,073 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 26.4% of total population of Zira Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 73.6% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 8,090 while that in rural region is 23,154.

Total Urban Rural
Population 258,438 68,339 190,099
Children (0 - 6 years) 31,244 8,090 23,154
Schedule Caste 92,900 21,565 71,335
Schedule Tribe 0 0 0
Literacy 67.21% 73.87% 64.8%
Sex Ratio 915 910 917

Working Population - Zira Tehsil

In Zira Tehsil out of total population, 95,600 were engaged in work activities. 81% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 19% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 95,600 workers engaged in Main Work, 29,312 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 17,032 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 77,413 68,196 9,217
Cultivators 29,312 27,935 1,377
Agriculture Labourer 17,032 15,033 1,999
Household Industries 2,032 1,036 996
Other Workers 29,037 24,192 4,845
Marginal Workers 18,187 7,596 10,591
Non Working 162,838 59,166 103,672

Zira Tehsil Map


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