Hoshiarpur is a Municipal Council city in district of Hoshiarpur, Punjab. The Hoshiarpur city is divided into 31 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Hoshiarpur Municipal Council has population of 168,653 of which 88,304 are males while 80,349 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 17337 which is 10.28 % of total population of Hoshiarpur (M Cl). In Hoshiarpur Municipal Council, Female Sex Ratio is of 910 against state average of 895. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Hoshiarpur is around 869 compared to Punjab state average of 846. Literacy rate of Hoshiarpur city is 88.14 % higher than state average of 75.84 %. In Hoshiarpur, Male literacy is around 90.54 % while female literacy rate is 85.52 %.
Hoshiarpur Municipal Council has total administration over 36,627 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipal Council limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Hoshiarpur Caste Factor
Hoshiarpur (M Cl) of Hoshiarpur has substantial population of Schedule Caste.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 26.85 % of total population in Hoshiarpur (M Cl).
The (M Cl) Hoshiarpur currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.
Hoshiarpur Work Profile
Out of total population, 60,882 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 48,171 were males while 12,711 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 60882 working population, 86.19 % were engaged in Main Work while 13.81 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Hoshiarpur 2021 Population
The next census for Hoshiarpur Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2021 are estimates only.