Kishtwar District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Jammu and Kashmir) - Census 2011
Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir has a total population of 230,696 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 120,165 are males while 110,531 are females. In 2011 there were a total 45,209 families residing in Kishtwar district. The Average Sex Ratio of Kishtwar district is 920.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 6.4% people live in Urban areas while 93.6% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86.1% while that in rural areas is 54%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kishtwar district is 817 while that of Rural areas is 927.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kishtwar district is 39396 which is 17% of the total population. There are 20479 male children and 18917 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kishtwar is 924 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (920) of Kishtwar district.
The total literacy rate of Kishtwar district is 56.2%. The male literacy rate is 57.17% and the female literacy rate is 35.11% in Kishtwar district.
To facilitate the administration, Kishtwar district is further divided into 4 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Kishtwar Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Kishtwar district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||39,396||20,479||18,917|
Caste-wise Population - Kishtwar district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 16.5% of total population in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Religion-wise Population - Kishtwar district
|No Religion Specified||202||(0.09%)||117||85|
Literacy Rate - Kishtwar district
The total literacy rate of Kishtwar district was 56.2% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 67.16% of Jammu and Kashmir. Population-wise, out of total 107,506 literates, males were 68,700 while females were 38,806. Also the male literacy rate was 68.92% and the female literacy rate was 42.36% in Kishtwar district.
|Kishtwar district||Jammu and Kashmir|
Sex Ratio - Kishtwar district
The Sex Ratio of Kishtwar district is 920 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 920 females in Kishtwar district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 924 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 920 ) of Kishtwar district.
Population Density - Kishtwar district
The total area of Kishtwar district is 1,644 km2. Thus the density of Kishtwar district is 140 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 1 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,643 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Kishtwar district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Kishtwar, 6.44% people lived in urban regions while 93.56% in rural areas. The total urban population was 14,865 out of which 8,179 were males while the remaining 6,686 were females. In rural areas of Kishtwar, male population was 111,986 while the female population was 103,845.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Kishtwar was 817 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Kishtwar was 868 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Kishtwar were 1,627 which is 10.95% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Kishtwar was 927 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Kishtwar was 926 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Kishtwar for urban regions was 86.07 percent in which males were 92.58% literate while female literacy stood at 78.04%. The total literate population of Kishtwar was 107,506. Similarly in rural areas of Kishtwar, the average literacy rate was 53.98 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 67.04% and 39.89% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Kishtwar were 96,112.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||926||868|
Child Population - Kishtwar district
According to Census 2011, there were 39,396 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kishtwar district. Out of which 20,479 were male while 18,917 were female.
Working Population - Kishtwar district
In Kishtwar district out of total population, 82,974 were engaged in work activities. 53.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 46.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 82,974 workers engaged in Main Work, 19,210 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 3,583 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Kishtwar
Below are the list of Districts near Kishtwar district in Jammu and Kashmir.
|Udhampur district population||554,985|
|Ramban district population||283,713|
|Doda district population||409,936|
|Reasi district population||314,667|
|Jammu district population||1,529,958|
|Kulgam district population||424,483|
|Anantnag district population||1,078,692|
|Samba district population||318,898|
|Shupiyan district population||266,215|
|Pulwama district population||560,440|