Sult Tahsil, with population of about 57 thousand is Almora district's the 5th least populous sub district, located in Almora district of the state Uttarakhand in India. There are 228 villages in the sub district, among them Jakh is the most populous village with population of 1399 and Ghate Section is the least populous village with population of 2. Taram is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 61 km2 and Kalsir is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 57 thousand people, among them about 26 thousand (45%) are male and about 32 thousand (55%) are female. 80% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sult tahsil is 14%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are about 13 thousand households in the sub district and an average 4 persons live in every family.

100% population of Sult tahsil live in the Sult Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sult

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 57,126 45,758 11,362 6 7,823
Male 25,503 20,113 5,387 3 4,050
Female 31,623 25,645 5,975 3 3,773

Most populated Villages in Sult

Villages
Name Population
Jakh 1399
Taram 1202
Matakhani 1168
Panua Devakhan 1167
Dabhara Saural 999
Nail 968
Chari Kyari 783
Chakkar goan 773
Bhyari 734
Naikana 691

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 100% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 1241.

Religion wise population 2011 - Sult

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 57,126 56,971 96 21 6 0 0 0 32
Male 25,503 25,418 62 7 4 0 0 0 12
Female 31,623 31,553 34 14 2 0 0 0 20

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1240 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 1275, in schedule caste is 1109 and in schedule tribe is 1000. There are 932 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district.

Villages with highest sex ratio in Sult

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Bhel Gaon 6000
Babuli 2526
Mayal Bakhal 2471
Kaulapani 2269
Teet 2143
Debikhal 2143
Medari 2100
Dungaria Sera 2091
Jogyura 2056
Dhanas 2029

Literacy

Total about 37 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 19 thousand are male and about 18 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sult is 75%. 90% of male and 64% of female population are literate here.

Villages with highest literacy rate in Sult

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Jorasi Range 100
Ghate Section 100
Mandal Range 100
Mayal Gaon 98
Kaligarh 95
Ratan Kote 91
Lohargaon 90
Koilekh 90
Sankar 90
Mohan Range 88

Workers profile

Sult has 48% (about 27 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 43% male and 51% female population are working population. 36% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 40% of total female population are main and 11% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sult

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 47.6% 38% 9.6% 52.4%
Male 43.3% 35.8% 7.5% 56.7%
Female 51.1% 39.7% 11.3% 48.9%

Biggest Villages in Sult

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Taram 60.8
Jakh 60.5
Mandal Range 20
Chakkar goan 6.4
Dabhara Saural 5.5
Chari Kyari 4.7
Masaniyabanj 4.4
Matakhani 4.1
Buraspani 3.9
Nail 3.8