About Us

About Us

Guru Har Sahai (M Cl) Municipal Council, with population of about 17 thousand is Jalalabad sub district's the least populous municipal council located in Jalalabad sub district of Firozpur district in the state Punjab in India. Total geographical area of Guru Har Sahai (M Cl) municipal council is 2 km2 and it is the smallest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 7017 persons per km2. There are 13 wards in the city, among them Guru Har Sahai Ward No 04 is the most populous ward with population of 2207 and Guru Har Sahai Ward No 13 is the least populous ward with population of 690.

Nearest railway station is Guru Harsahai which is within the city. Jalalabad is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 23 km. District head quarter of the city is Ferozepur which is 40 km away. Chandigarh is the state head quarter of the city and is 250 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 640 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 42°C and minimum temperature goes down to 6°C.

Demographics


The city is home to about 17 thousand people, among them 9124 (53%) are male and 8068 (47%) are female. 69% of the whole population are from general caste, 31% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Guru Har Sahai (M Cl) municipal council is 13%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are 3292 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Guru Har Sahai (M Cl)








































Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17,192 11,849 5,343 0 2,155
Male 9,124 6,332 2,792 0 1,169
Female 8,068 5,517 2,551 0 986


Religion wise distribution of population


Hindus contribute 77% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Sikhs which contribute 18% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 5% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 890 in Sikhs are 863 and in Christians are 898.


Religion wise population 2011 - Guru Har Sahai (M Cl)
























































Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 17,192 13,171 94 858 3,058 2 0 0 9
Male 9,124 6,967 57 452 1,641 2 0 0 5
Female 8,068 6,204 37 406 1,417 0 0 0 4


Growth of population


Population of the city has increased by 19.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 14 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 18.4% which is -2.7% lower than male population growth rate of 21.1%. General caste population has increased by 6.7%; Schedule caste population has increased by 64.7% and child population has increased by 9.4% in the city since last census.


Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Guru Har Sahai (M Cl)








































Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19.8% 6.7% 64.7% 0% 9.4%
Male 21.1% 8.3% 65.3% 0% 10%
Female 18.4% 4.9% 64.1% 0% 8.7%


Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male


As of 2011 census there are 884 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 871, in schedule caste is 914. There are 843 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has decreased by 20 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 10 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.


Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Guru Har Sahai (M Cl)








































Total General SC ST Child
Change -20 -28 -7 0 -10
2011 884 871 914 0 843
2001 904 899 921 0 853


Literacy


Total about 11 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 6121 are male and 4932 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Guru Har Sahai (M Cl) is 74%. 77% of male and 70% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.


Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Guru Har Sahai (M Cl)
































Total Male Female
Change 3.4% 2.4% 4.3%
2011 73.5% 76.9% 69.6%
2001 70.1% 74.5% 65.3%


Workers profile


Guru Har Sahai (M Cl) has 35% (5966) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 12% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 9% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.


Percentage of working population - Guru Har Sahai (M Cl)




































Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 34.7% 31.3% 3.4% 65.3%
Male 55% 50.8% 4.2% 45%
Female 11.8% 9.3% 2.5% 88.2%