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					placed against the sex ratio of 970 for the state and 933 for the country
as a whole. Surprisingly, Shimla district has shown adverse sex ratio
right from the year 1901 and situation doesn’t seem to have
improved much with passage of time.


                                 Table 1.9

        Overall Sex-Ratio in District Shimla Since the Year, 1901
                 Year                         Females per 000 males
                 1901                                  853
                 1911                                  881
                 1921                                  842
                 1931                                  886
                 1941                                  867
                 1951                                  875
                 1961                                  852
                 1971                                  869
                 1981                                  878
                 1991                                  894
                 2001                                  896

Source: As per Table-1.4


        With a view to have a deep insight of sex ratio in district Shimla,
both overall sex-ratio (Table. 1.10) and sex-ratio in the age group of 0-6
years    (Table. 1.11) is discussed here. Further, in order to understand
the picture of sex ratio in a more detailed way, it has been studied
separately for rural and urban areas.




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                                               Table-1.10
             Block- Wise Overall Sex-Ratio in District Shimla as Per 2001 Population Census

                                    Sex-        Sex-       Sex-     Sex –Ratio   Sex-Ratio   Sex-Ratio
            Overall   Sex- Ratio                                                                         Sex-Ratio of
                                   Ratio in   Ratio in   Ratio in    of SC in     of SC in   of ST in
  Block      Sex-     in Urban                                                                              ST in
                                    Rural        SC         ST        Rural        Urban       Rural
             Ratio      Areas                                                                            Urban Areas
                                    Areas      Group      Group       Areas        Areas       Areas
Mashobra    798         750          898        871        743         966          788         776          737
Basantpur   1060        1001        1063       1014       1055        1016          963        1308          400
  Theog     951         761          962        957        500         962          801         555          364
Narkanda    959         599          967        978        333         981          617         214          928
 Rampur     894         710          907        959        913         964          836         916          901
 Jubbal –
             943         716         953        990        454         996         856         411          1000
 Kotkhai
Chhohara     951          -          951        963        375         963          -          375            -
  Rohru      920         796         952        957        806         967         805         839           636
  Chopal     943         942         949        938        953         941         792         953            -
   Distt.
             896         832         946        943        778         969         794         803           755
  Shimla

Source : As per Table 1.7.
Note: (1) In Chhohara block, there is no urban area.
      (2) In Chopal block, there was no ST population in urban areas.




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                                                       Table-1.11
                  Block-Wise Sex-Ratio in 0-6 Age Group in District Shimla as Per 2001
                                           Population Census

Blocks        Over all     Sex-      Sex-        Sex-        Sex-     Sex-Ratio   Sex-Ratio   Sex-Ratio of   Sex Ratio
              0-6 Sex    Ratio in   Ratio in   Ratio in    Ratio in    of SC in    of SC in   ST in Rural     of ST in
               Ratio      Urban      Rural        SC          ST        Rural       urban        Areas         Urban
                          Areas      Areas      Group       Group       Areas       Areas                      Areas
Mashobra        890        831        985       1062         666        1059         862          667           636
Basantpur       987        880        992        986         500        1082        1076         1000             *
  Theog         948        841        954        906        1000         909         775         1000          1000
Narkanda        892        963        890        950        1000         950        1000         2000          1500
 Rampur         914        834        918        951         959         943        1312          951           100
Jubbal &
                936        852        939       1010         833        1018        800           500           **
 Kotkhai
Chhohara        993         -         994        951         333        951           -           333            -
  Rohru         901        796        918        918         545        928         763           444          1000
 Chopal         975        942        976       1017        1000        988         1368         1000            -
  Distt.
                929        832        953        966         770        978         877           809          726
 Shimla

Source : As per Table 1.7.
Note :    * Denotes only one ST boy and no ST girl in the block.
         ** Denotes two ST girls and no ST boy in the block.
           ST population was exceptionally low in most of the blocks, so sex ratio w.r.t. ST group can’t be taken
           as conclusive.




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