Punch District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Jammu and Kashmir) - Census 2011
Punch district of Jammu and Kashmir has a total population of 476,835 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 251,899 are males while 224,936 are females. In 2011 there were a total 90,261 families residing in Punch district. The Average Sex Ratio of Punch district is 893.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 8.1% people live in Urban areas while 91.9% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.3% while that in rural areas is 64.7%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Punch district is 746 while that of Rural areas is 907.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Punch district is 84674 which is 18% of the total population. There are 44733 male children and 39941 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Punch is 893 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (893) of Punch district.
The total literacy rate of Punch district is 66.74%. The male literacy rate is 64.84% and the female literacy rate is 43.74% in Punch district.
To facilitate the administration, Punch 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.
Punch Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Punch district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||84,674||44,733||39,941|
Caste-wise Population - Punch district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 36.9% of total population in Punch district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Religion-wise Population - Punch district
|No Religion Specified||711||(0.15%)||386||325|
Literacy Rate - Punch district
The total literacy rate of Punch district was 66.74% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 67.16% of Jammu and Kashmir. Population-wise, out of total 261,724 literates, males were 163,333 while females were 98,391. Also the male literacy rate was 78.84% and the female literacy rate was 53.19% in Punch district.
|Punch district||Jammu and Kashmir|
Sex Ratio - Punch district
The Sex Ratio of Punch district is 893 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 893 females in Punch district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 893 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 893 ) of Punch district.
Population Density - Punch district
The total area of Punch district is 1,674 km2. Thus the density of Punch district is 285 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 24 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,650 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Punch district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Punch, 8.1% people lived in urban regions while 91.9% in rural areas. The total urban population was 38,630 out of which 22,125 were males while the remaining 16,505 were females. In rural areas of Punch, male population was 229,774 while the female population was 208,431.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Punch was 746 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Punch was 884 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Punch were 4,433 which is 11.48% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Punch was 907 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Punch was 893 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Punch for urban regions was 88.26 percent in which males were 94.16% literate while female literacy stood at 80.18%. The total literate population of Punch was 261,724. Similarly in rural areas of Punch, the average literacy rate was 64.68 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 77.23% and 50.9% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Punch were 231,541.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||893||884|
Child Population - Punch district
According to Census 2011, there were 84,674 children between age 0 to 6 years in Punch district. Out of which 44,733 were male while 39,941 were female.
Working Population - Punch district
In Punch district out of total population, 161,393 were engaged in work activities. 45.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 54.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 161,393 workers engaged in Main Work, 17,902 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 5,917 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Punch
Below are the list of Districts near Punch district in Jammu and Kashmir.
|Rajouri district population||642,415|
|Kargil district population||140,802|
|Kathua district population||616,435|
|Leh district population||133,487|
|Baramula district population||1,008,039|
|Badgam district population||753,745|
|Kupwara district population||870,354|
|Bandipora district population||392,232|
|Srinagar district population||1,236,829|
|Ganderbal district population||297,446|