Samba District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Jammu and Kashmir) - Census 2011
Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir has a total population of 318,898 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 169,124 are males while 149,774 are females. In 2011 there were a total 65,385 families residing in Samba district. The Average Sex Ratio of Samba district is 886.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 16.8% people live in Urban areas while 83.2% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.6% while that in rural areas is 79.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Samba district is 802 while that of Rural areas is 904.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Samba district is 38669 which is 12% of the total population. There are 21737 male children and 16932 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Samba is 779 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (886) of Samba district.
The total literacy rate of Samba district is 81.41%. The male literacy rate is 77.05% and the female literacy rate is 65.32% in Samba district.
To facilitate the administration, Samba district is further divided into 1 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
Samba Data as per Census 2011
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Samba district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||38,669||21,737||16,932|
Caste-wise Population - Samba district
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 28.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 5.5% of total population in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Religion-wise Population - Samba district
|No Religion Specified||300||(0.09%)||156||144|
Literacy Rate - Samba district
The total literacy rate of Samba district was 81.41% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 67.16% of Jammu and Kashmir. Population-wise, out of total 228,139 literates, males were 130,312 while females were 97,827. Also the male literacy rate was 88.41% and the female literacy rate was 73.64% in Samba district.
|Samba district||Jammu and Kashmir|
Sex Ratio - Samba district
The Sex Ratio of Samba district is 886 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 886 females in Samba district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 779 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 886 ) of Samba district.
Population Density - Samba district
The total area of Samba district is 904 km2. Thus the density of Samba district is 353 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 39 sq. km. area is under urban region while 865 sq. km. is under rural region.
Urban/Rural Population - Samba district
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Samba, 16.81% people lived in urban regions while 83.19% in rural areas. The total urban population was 53,615 out of which 29,759 were males while the remaining 23,856 were females. In rural areas of Samba, male population was 139,365 while the female population was 125,918.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Samba was 802 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Samba was 784 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Samba were 5,779 which is 10.78% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Samba was 904 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Samba was 778 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Samba for urban regions was 88.62 percent in which males were 93.75% literate while female literacy stood at 82.24%. The total literate population of Samba was 228,139. Similarly in rural areas of Samba, the average literacy rate was 79.93 percent. Out of which the literacy rate of males and females stood at 87.24% and 72% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Samba were 185,746.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||778||784|
Child Population - Samba district
According to Census 2011, there were 38,669 children between age 0 to 6 years in Samba district. Out of which 21,737 were male while 16,932 were female.
Working Population - Samba district
In Samba district out of total population, 92,526 were engaged in work activities. 80.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 19.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 92,526 workers engaged in Main Work, 12,960 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2,414 were Agricultural labourers.
Nearby Districts from Samba
Below are the list of Districts near Samba district in Jammu and Kashmir.
|Jammu district population||1,529,958|
|Reasi district population||314,667|
|Udhampur district population||554,985|
|Kishtwar district population||230,696|
|Ramban district population||283,713|
|Doda district population||409,936|
|Kulgam district population||424,483|
|Anantnag district population||1,078,692|
|Shupiyan district population||266,215|
|Pulwama district population||560,440|