Pulwama District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Jammu and Kashmir) - Census 2011
Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir has a total population of 560,440 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 293,064 are males while 267,376 are females. In 2011 there were a total 86,241 families residing in Pulwama district. The Average Sex Ratio of Pulwama district is 912.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 14.4% people live in Urban areas while 85.6% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 73.1% while that in rural areas is 61.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Pulwama district is 789 while that of Rural areas is 935.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Pulwama district is 97374 which is 17% of the total population. There are 53234 male children and 44140 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Pulwama is 829 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (912) of Pulwama district.
The total literacy rate of Pulwama district is 63.48%. The male literacy rate is 60.85% and the female literacy rate is 43.25% in Pulwama district.
To facilitate the administration, Pulwama 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.
Pulwama Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Pulwama district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||97,374||53,234||44,140|
Caste-wise Population - Pulwama district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4% of total population in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Religion-wise Population - Pulwama district
|No Religion Specified||833||(0.15%)||476||357|
Literacy Rate - Pulwama district
The total literacy rate of Pulwama district was 63.48% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 67.16% of Jammu and Kashmir. Population-wise, out of total 293,958 literates, males were 178,326 while females were 115,632. Also the male literacy rate was 74.36% and the female literacy rate was 51.8% in Pulwama district.
|Pulwama district||Jammu and Kashmir|
Sex Ratio - Pulwama district
The Sex Ratio of Pulwama district is 912 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 912 females in Pulwama district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 829 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 912 ) of Pulwama district.
Population Density - Pulwama district
The total area of Pulwama district is 1,086 km2. Thus the density of Pulwama district is 516 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 39 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,047 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Pulwama district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Pulwama, 14.36% people lived in urban regions while 85.64% in rural areas. The total urban population was 80,462 out of which 44,968 were males while the remaining 35,494 were females. In rural areas of Pulwama, male population was 248,096 while the female population was 231,882.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Pulwama was 789 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Pulwama was 860 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Pulwama were 13,776 which is 17.12% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Pulwama was 935 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Pulwama was 824 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Pulwama for urban regions was 73.15 percent in which males were 82.79% literate while female literacy stood at 60.71%. The total literate population of Pulwama was 293,958. Similarly in rural areas of Pulwama, the average literacy rate was 61.85 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 72.79% and 50.46% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Pulwama were 245,179.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||824||860|
Child Population - Pulwama district
According to Census 2011, there were 97,374 children between age 0 to 6 years in Pulwama district. Out of which 53,234 were male while 44,140 were female.
Working Population - Pulwama district
In Pulwama district out of total population, 188,420 were engaged in work activities. 52.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 47.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 188,420 workers engaged in Main Work, 18,816 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 6,992 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Pulwama
Below are the list of Districts near Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir.
|Ganderbal district population||297,446|
|Shupiyan district population||266,215|
|Srinagar district population||1,236,829|
|Anantnag district population||1,078,692|
|Kulgam district population||424,483|
|Bandipora district population||392,232|
|Baramula district population||1,008,039|
|Doda district population||409,936|
|Kathua district population||616,435|
|Ramban district population||283,713|