Census 2011 Highlights of District Kullu – Himachal Pradesh

By | June 8, 2020

Kullu district has the lowest number of 326 villages among the 12 districts of the state.

Kullu district occupies the 9th rank among the districts in terms of population.

Kullu district occupies the 7th position in terms of sex ratio among the districts of the state with 942 females per 1,000 males as compared to 972 females per 1,000 males of the state average.

Kullu district stands at 7th position in terms of its working force having total workers of 269,084 persons against 3,559,422 working persons of the state.

Kullu district stands at 4th positions in terms of decadal population growth (2001-2011) of 14.8 percent persons in comparison to state decadal population growth of 12.9 percent persons.

In terms of density of population per sq.km., Kullu district with 80 persons per sq.km. stands at 10th rank in the state.

Kullu district occupies 9th rank among the districts of the state in terms of the literate population. It has a literate population of 307,672 persons.

The economy of Kullu district mainly depends on agriculture. It has returned 197,141 persons as cultivators and holds the 4th position among the districts of the state.

All the in-habited villages of the district enjoy the facility of electricity and potable drinking water.

Kullu district is also known for its attractive tourist destinations. Kullu, Manali, Nagar, and Manikaran are the famous places of tourist interest in the district.

Kullu valley is also known as Land of Gods or in other words, Dev Bhumi as each of its villages has its own deity known as Deo, Devta, or Devi. Famous Hadimba Devi Temple is situated in Manali town.

Kullu is also known for its international fame Dussehra Festival.

The district has a place of pride in its beautiful traditional handicrafts in weaving. Multicoloured Kullu caps, shawls, pattoos, and patties (local tweed) are the famous souvenir of the district.

Kullu is linked by air with the airport at Bhuntar town.

The district is also known for Hydro-Electric Projects. Various projects were commissioned during the last decade.

Read also:History of KulluHidimba Devi Temple – Manali

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