Demography

Demographic Profile of the District:

Area & Population
Item Unit Reference Year 2001 Reference Year 2011
Area Sq. KM. 1,118 1,118
Population Number(s) 4,12,700 4,54,768
Male Number(s) 1,96,593 2,17,070
Female Number(s) 2,16,107 2,37,698
Rural Number(s) 3,82,494 4,23,338
Urban Number(s) 30,206 31,430
Scheduled Cast Number(s) 98,539 1,09,256
Scheduled Tribe Number(s) 155 3,044
Sex Ratio Female(s) per thousand Male(s) 1,099 1,095
Literacy Percentage 82.46 88.15
Population Density Person(s) per Sq. KM 369 407
Administrative Setup
Name of the Organizational Unit Detail of the Organizational Unit
Sub Divisions 5 [Hamirpur, Barsar, Nadaun, Bhoranj, Sujanpur]
Tehsils 8 [Hamirpur, Barsar, Nadaun, Bhoranj, Sujanpur, Bamson at Tauni Devi, Dhatwal at Bijhari, Galore]
Sub-Tehsils 2 [Kangoo and Bhota]
Revenue Villages 1,780
Development Blocks 6 [Hamirpur, Nadaun, Bhoranj, Sujanpur, Bamson, Bijhari]
Gram Panchayats 229
Parliamentary Constituency 1 [3 – Hamirpur Parliamentary Constituency]
Assembly Constituencies 5 [36-Bhoranj (SC), 37-Sujanpur, 38-Hamirpur, 39-Barsar, 40-Nadaun]
Zila Parishad 1 [Hamirpur]
Panchayat Samities 6 [Hamirpur, Nadaun, Bhoranj, Sujanpur, Bamson, Bijhari]
Nagar Parishad (Municipal Council) 2 [Hamirpur, Sujanpur]
Nagar Panchayats (Notified Area Committee) 2 [Nadaun, Bhota]
Election
Name of the Member Number and Name of the Constituency Name of the Affiliated Party
Parliamentary Constituency (Lok Sabha)
Sh. Anurag Thakur 3 – Hamirpur Parliamentary Constituency Bharatiya Janata Party
Assembly Constituencies (Vidhan Sabha)
Ms. Kamlesh Kumari 36 – Bhoranj (SC) AC Bharatiya Janata Party
Sh. Rajinder Rana 37 – Sujanpur AC Indian National Congress
Sh. Narinder Thakur 38 – Hamirpur AC Bharatiya Janata Party
Sh. Inder Dutt Lakhanpal 39 – Barsar AC Indian National Congress
Sh. Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu 40 – Nadaun Indian National Congress
Health
Health Institution Unit Reference Year 2014-15 Reference Year 2015-16 Reference Year 2016-17
Regional Hospital Number(s) 1 1 1
Civil Hospital Number(s) 2 3 3
Community Health Centre Number(s) 4 3 3
Primary Health Centre Number(s) 28 28 32
Health Sub Cenres Number(s) 151 153 153
Ayurvedic Hospitals Number(s) 5 5 5
Ayurvedic Dispensary Number(s) 68 68 68
Homeopathic Dispensary Number(s) 1 1 1
Miscellaneous
Institution Unit Quantity/Detail Reference Date/Year
Police Stations Number(s) 5 2016-17
Police Posts Number(s) 4 2016-17
Scheduled Commercial Bank Branches Number(s) 105 2016-17
Himachal Gramin Bank Branches Number(s) 19 2016-17
Cooperative Bank Branches/Agriculture Banks Number(s) 41 2016-17
Cooperative Societies Number(s) 357 2015-16
Motorable Roads Kilometer(s) 1,914 31.03.2017
Post Offices Number(s) 226 31.03.2017
Telephone Exchanges Number(s) 52 31.03.2017
Primary & Nursery Schools Number(s) 480 2016-17
Middle Schools Number(s) 118 2016-17
High Schools Number(s) 65 2016-17
Senior Secondary Schools Number(s) 94 2016-17
Colleges Number(s) 5 2016-17
Industrial Training Institutes Number(s) 6 2016-17