Kupwara Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Kupwara district, Jammu and Kashmir

Kupwara Tehsil of Kupwara district has total population of 540,914 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 297,837 are males while 243,077 are females. In 2011 there were total 63,022 families residing in Kupwara Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Kupwara Tehsil is 816.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 14% people lives in Urban areas while 86% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 76.8% while that in the rural areas is 62.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kupwara Tehsil is 681 while that of Rural areas is 840.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kupwara Tehsil is 126633 which is 23% of the total population. There are 67687 male children and 58946 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kupwara Tehsil is 871 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 816 ) of Kupwara Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Kupwara Tehsil is 64.93%. The male literacy rate is 58.53% and the female literacy rate is 38.96% in Kupwara Tehsil.

Population
540,914
Literacy
64.93%
Sex Ratio
816

To facilitate the administration, Kupwara Tehsil is further divided into 7 towns and 122 villages.

Kupwara Tehsil Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Kupwara Tehsil.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 126,633 67,687 58,946
Literacy 64.93% 58.53% 38.96%
Scheduled Caste 820 818 2
Scheduled Tribe 46,828 24,554 22,274
Illiterate 271,906 123,525 148,381

Caste-wise Population - Kupwara Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 8.7% of total population in Kupwara Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 820 818 2
Schedule Tribe 46,828 24,554 22,274

Religion-wise Population - Kupwara Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 25,747 (4.76%) 25,143 604
Muslim 509,810 (94.25%) 268,237 241,573
Christian 965 (0.18%) 706 259
Sikh 2,980 (0.55%) 2,855 125
Buddhist 35 (0.01%) 30 5
Jain 16 (0%) 15 1
Other Religion 5 (0%) 4 1
No Religion Specified 1,356 (0.25%) 847 509

Literacy Rate - Kupwara Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Kupwara Tehsil in 2011 were 64.93% in which, male and female literacy were 75.74% and 51.43% respectively. Total literate in Kupwara Tehsil were 269,008 of which male and female were 174,312 and 94,696 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Kupwara Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Kupwara Tehsil is 816 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 816 females in Kupwara Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 871 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 816 ) of Kupwara Tehsil.


Child Population - Kupwara Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 126,633 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kupwara Tehsil. Out of which 126,633 were male while 126,633 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Kupwara Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 7,008 families under Kupwara Tehsil living in urban areas while 7,008 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 14% of total population of Kupwara Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 86% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 14,726 while that in rural region is 111,907.

Total Urban Rural
Population 540,914 75,591 465,323
Children (0 - 6 years) 126,633 14,726 111,907
Schedule Caste 820 37 783
Schedule Tribe 46,828 1,539 45,289
Literacy 64.93% 76.83% 62.89%
Sex Ratio 816 681 840

Working Population - Kupwara Tehsil

In Kupwara Tehsil out of total population, 136,649 were engaged in work activities. 55.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 44.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 136,649 workers engaged in Main Work, 8,105 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 5,773 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 75,465 67,882 7,583
Cultivators 8,105 6,323 1,782
Agriculture Labourer 5,773 5,283 490
Household Industries 1,537 1,042 495
Other Workers 60,050 55,234 4,816
Marginal Workers 61,184 46,382 14,802
Non Working 404,265 183,573 220,692

Kupwara Tehsil Map


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