Nawanshahr is a Municipal Council city in district of Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar, Punjab. The Nawanshahr city is divided into 17 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Nawanshahr Municipal Council has population of 46,024 of which 23,835 are males while 22,189 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 4649 which is 10.10 % of total population of Nawanshahr (M Cl). In Nawanshahr Municipal Council, Female Sex Ratio is of 931 against state average of 895. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Nawanshahr is around 894 compared to Punjab state average of 846. Literacy rate of Nawanshahr city is 85.00 % higher than state average of 75.84 %. In Nawanshahr, Male literacy is around 88.90 % while female literacy rate is 80.83 %.
Nawanshahr Municipal Council has total administration over 10,073 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.
Nawanshahr Caste Factor
In Nawanshahr (M Cl), most of the (M Cl)rs are from Schedule Caste (SC).
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 35.38 % of total population in Nawanshahr (M Cl).
The (M Cl) Nawanshahr currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.
Nawanshahr Work Profile
Out of total population, 15,760 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 12,901 were males while 2,859 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 15760 working population, 90.63 % were engaged in Main Work while 9.37 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Nawanshahr 2021 Population
The next census for Nawanshahr Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2021 are estimates only.