Garhshankar is a Municipal Council city in district of Hoshiarpur, Punjab. The Garhshankar city is divided into 13 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Garhshankar Municipal Council has population of 16,955 of which 8,823 are males while 8,132 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 1796 which is 10.59 % of total population of Garhshankar (M Cl). In Garhshankar Municipal Council, Female Sex Ratio is of 922 against state average of 895. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Garhshankar is around 867 compared to Punjab state average of 846. Literacy rate of Garhshankar city is 86.01 % higher than state average of 75.84 %. In Garhshankar, Male literacy is around 89.45 % while female literacy rate is 82.30 %.
Garhshankar Municipal Council has total administration over 3,678 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.
Garhshankar Caste Factor
In Garhshankar (M Cl), most of the (M Cl)rs are from Schedule Caste (SC).
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 39.63 % of total population in Garhshankar (M Cl).
The (M Cl) Garhshankar currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.
Garhshankar Work Profile
Out of total population, 5,525 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 4,562 were males while 963 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 5525 working population, 95.49 % were engaged in Main Work while 4.51 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Garhshankar 2021 Population
The next census for Garhshankar Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2021 are estimates only.