Kurukshetra District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of Kurukshetra, a district of Haryana has been released by Directorate of Census Operations in Haryana. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in Kurukshetra District of Haryana.

In 2011, Kurukshetra had population of 964,655 of which male and female were 510,976 and 453,679 respectively. In 2001 census, Kurukshetra had a population of 825,454 of which males were 442,328 and remaining 383,126 were females. Kurukshetra District population constituted 3.81 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Kurukshetra District was at 3.90 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 16.86 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Kurukshetra District recorded increase of 23.32 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Kurukshetra Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 964,655 825,454
Male 510,976 442,328
Female 453,679 383,126
Population Growth 16.86% 23.32%
Area Sq. Km 1,530 1,530
Density/km2 630 540
Proportion to Haryana Population 3.81% 3.90%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 888 866
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 818 770
Average Literacy 76.31 69.90
Male Literacy 83.02 78.10
Female Literacy 68.84 60.60
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 116,957 113,628
Male Population (0-6 Age) 64,320 64,205
Female Population (0-6 Age) 52,637 49,423
Literates 646,893 294,953
Male Literates 370,828 201,961
Female Literates 276,065 496,914
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 12.12% 13.77%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 12.59% 14.52%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 11.60% 12.90%

Kurukshetra District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Kurukshetra district for 2011 is 630 people per sq. km. In 2001, Kurukshetra district density was at 540 people per sq. km. Kurukshetra district administers 1,530 square kilometers of areas.

Kurukshetra Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Kurukshetra in 2011 were 76.31 compared to 69.90 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 83.02 and 68.84 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 78.10 and 60.60 in Kurukshetra District. Total literate in Kurukshetra District were 646,893 of which male and female were 370,828 and 276,065 respectively. In 2001, Kurukshetra District had 294,953 in its district.

Kurukshetra Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Kurukshetra, it stood at 888 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 866. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 818 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 770 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Kurukshetra Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Kurukshetra. There were total 116,957 children under age of 0-6 against 113,628 of 2001 census. Of total 116,957 male and female were 64,320 and 52,637 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 818 compared to 770 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 12.12 percent of Kurukshetra District compared to 13.77 percent of 2001. There was net change of -1.65 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Kurukshetra Houseless Census

In 2011, total 925 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Kurukshetra district of Haryana. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 1,686. This approx 0.17% of total population of Kurukshetra district.

Kurukshetra Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 805,175 83.47 %
Muslims 15,970 1.66 %
Christian 1,943 0.20 %
Sikh 140,395 14.55 %
Buddhist 214 0.02 %
Jain 375 0.04 %
Others 106 0.01 %
Not Stated 477 0.05 %

Kurukshetra Population 2015

What is the population of Kurukshetra in 2015? The fact is, last census for Kurukshetra district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Kurukshetra district situated in Haryana. As per 2011, Kurukshetra population is 964,655

Kurukshetra District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Kurukshetra population for 2011 census, 28.95 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 279,225 people lives in urban areas of which males are 149,956 and females are 129,269. Sex Ratio in urban region of Kurukshetra district is 862 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Kurukshetra district was 820 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 30,184 of which males and females were 16,586 and 13,598. This child population figure of Kurukshetra district is 11.06 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Kurukshetra district as per census 2011 is 84.01 % of which males and females are 88.13 % and 79.26 % literates respectively. In actual number 209,222 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 117,541 and 91,681 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 71.05 % population of Kurukshetra districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Kurukshetra district population living in rural areas is 685,430 of which males and females are 361,020 and 324,410 respectively. In rural areas of Kurukshetra district, sex ratio is 899 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Kurukshetra district is considered, figure is 818 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 86,773 in rural areas of which males were 47,734 and females were 39,039. The child population comprises 13.22 % of total rural population of Kurukshetra district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Kurukshetra district is 73.11 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 80.85 and 64.61 percent respectively. In total, 437,671 people were literate of which males and females were 253,287 and 184,384 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 71.05 % 28.95 %
Total Population 685,430 279,225
Male Population 361,020 149,956
Female Population 324,410 129,269
Sex Ratio 899 862
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 818 820
Child Population (0-6) 86,773 30,184
Male Child(0-6) 47,734 16,586
Female Child(0-6) 39,039 13,598
Child Percentage (0-6) 12.66 % 10.81 %
Male Child Percentage 13.22 % 11.06 %
Female Child Percentage 12.03 % 10.52 %
Literates 437,671 209,222
Male Literates 253,287 117,541
Female Literates 184,384 91,681
Average Literacy 73.11 % 84.01 %
Male Literacy 80.85 % 88.13 %
Female Literacy 64.61 % 79.26 %

City/Metros in Kurukshetra District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside Kurukshetra District
Cities inside Kurukshetra District Population Male Female
Thanesar (Municipal Council) 155,152 83,994 71,158

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