Jammu and Kashmir Population Census 2011 | Jammu and Kashmir Religion, Caste Data - Census 2011

As per the Census 2011, the total Population of Jammu and Kashmir is 1,25 Cr. Thus the population of Jammu and Kashmir forms 1,04 percent of India in 2011. Jammu and Kashmir has total population of 12 541 302 in which males were 6 640 662 while females were 5 900 640.

Total area of Jammu and Kashmir is 222 236 square km. Thus the population Density of Jammu and Kashmir is 56 per square km which is higher than national average 382 per square km.

Population
1,25 Cr
Literacy
67,16%
Sex Ratio
889

Jammu and Kashmir Literacy Rate - Census 2011

The total literacy rate of Jammu and Kashmir is 67,16% which is less than average literacy rate 72,98% of India. Also the male literacy rate is 76,75% and the female literacy rate is 56,43% in Jammu and Kashmir.

  Jammu and Kashmir India
Female 56,43% 64,63%
Male 76,75% 80,88%
Total 67,16% 72,98%

Jammu and Kashmir Sex Ratio - Census 2011

The average sex ration is the number of females per 1000 males. As per the Census 2011, the Average Sex Ration of Jammu and Kashmir is 889 which is above than national average of 943 females per 1000 males. Also the child sex ration (age less than 6 years) of Jammu and Kashmir is at 862 which is lower than 918 of India.


Jammu and Kashmir Working Population - Census 2011

In Jammu and Kashmir out of total population, 4 322 713 were engaged in work activities. 61,2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 38,8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 4 322 713 workers engaged in Main Work, 566 469 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 159 519 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 2 644 149 2 305 788 338 361
Cultivators 566 469 486 417 80 052
Agriculture Labourer 159 519 143 071 16 448
Household Industries 78 826 58 514 20 312
Other Workers 1 839 335 1 617 786 221 549
Marginal Workers 1 678 564 889 302 789 262
Non Working 8 218 589 3 445 572 4 773 017

Jammu and Kashmir Urban/Rural Population - Census 2011

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Jammu and Kashmir, 27,38% people lived in urban regions while 72,62% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 3 433 242 out of which 1 866 185 were males while remaining 1 567 057 were females. In rural areas of Jammu and Kashmir, male population was 4 774 477 while female population was 4 333 583.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Jammu and Kashmir was 840 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Jammu and Kashmir was 850 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Jammu and Kashmir were 425 897 which is 12,41% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Jammu and Kashmir was 908 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Jammu and Kashmir was 865 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Jammu and Kashmir for urban regions was 77,12 percent in which males were 83,92% literate while female literacy stood at 69,01%. The total literate population of Jammu and Kashmir was 7 067 233. Similarly in rural areas of Jammu and Kashmir, the average literacy rate was 63,18 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 73,76% and 51,64% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Jammu and Kashmir were 4 747 950.

Rural Urban
Population % 72,62% 27,38%
Total population 9 108 060 3 433 242
Male population 4 774 477 1 866 185
Female population 4 333 583 1 567 057
Sex ratio 908 840
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 865 850
Child population 1 593 008 425 897
Literates 4 747 950 2 319 283
Average literacy 63,18% 77,12%
Male literacy 73,76% 83,92%
Female literacy 51,64% 69,01%

List of Districts in Jammu and Kashmir

List of districts of Jammu and Kashmir with Population, Literacy rate, Sex Ratio etc. As per the Census 2011, Jammu and Kashmir is divided into 22 districts (zilla) which act as the administrative divisions. Jammu is the largest district of Jammu and Kashmir by population, while the least populated district of Jammu and Kashmir is Leh.

Below is the complete list of districts (zilla) of Jammu and Kashmir sorted by population.

# District Sub-districts Population Literacy Sex Ratio
1 Jammu Tehsils 1 529 958 83,45% 880
2 Srinagar Tehsils 1 236 829 69,41% 900
3 Anantnag Tehsils 1 078 692 62,69% 927
4 Baramula Tehsils 1 008 039 64,63% 885
5 Kupwara Tehsils 870 354 64,51% 835
6 Badgam Tehsils 753 745 56,08% 894
7 Rajouri Tehsils 642 415 68,17% 860
8 Kathua Tehsils 616 435 73,09% 890
9 Pulwama Tehsils 560 440 63,48% 912
10 Udhampur Tehsils 554 985 68,49% 870
11 Punch Tehsils 476 835 66,74% 893
12 Kulgam Tehsils 424 483 59,23% 951
13 Doda Tehsils 409 936 64,68% 919
14 Bandipora Tehsils 392 232 56,28% 889
15 Samba Tehsils 318 898 81,41% 886
16 Reasi Tehsils 314 667 58,15% 890
17 Ganderbal Tehsils 297 446 58,04% 874
18 Ramban Tehsils 283 713 54,27% 902
19 Shupiyan Tehsils 266 215 60,76% 951
20 Kishtwar Tehsils 230 696 56,2% 920
21 Kargil Tehsils 140 802 71,34% 810
22 Leh Tehsils 133 487 77,2% 690