Nihalgarh is a medium size village located in Kapurthala Tehsil of Kapurthala district, Punjab with total 92 families residing. The Nihalgarh village has population of 479 of which 250 are males while 229 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Nihalgarh village population of children with age 0-6 is 49 which makes up 10.23 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Nihalgarh village is 916 which is higher than Punjab state average of 895. Child Sex Ratio for the Nihalgarh as per census is 1130, higher than Punjab average of 846.
Nihalgarh village has higher literacy rate compared to Punjab. In 2011, literacy rate of Nihalgarh village was 78.14 % compared to 75.84 % of Punjab. In Nihalgarh Male literacy stands at 87.67 % while female literacy rate was 67.49 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Nihalgarh village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village.
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In Nihalgarh village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC).
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 47.60 % of total population in Nihalgarh village.
The village Nihalgarh currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.
In Nihalgarh village out of total population, 144 were engaged in work activities. 95.83 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 4.17 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 144 workers engaged in Main Work, 53 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 3 were Agricultural labourer.