Joshimath is a Nagar Palika Parishad city situated in Joshimath tehsil of Chamoli district. The Joshimath city is divided into 9 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 3,898 families residing in the Joshimath city. The total population of Joshimath is 16,709 out of which 9,988 are males and 6,721 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Joshimath is 673.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Joshimath city is 2103 which is 13% of the total population. There are 1127 male children and 976 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Joshimath is 866 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (673).
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Joshimath is 91.3%. Thus Joshimath has higher literacy rate compared to 82.7% of Chamoli district. The male literacy rate is 95.23% and the female literacy rate is 85.19% in Joshimath .
Joshimath Nagar Palika Parishad has total administration over 3,898 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Nagar Palika Parishad limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Joshimath Nagar Palika Parishad.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 10.2% of total population in Joshimath .
As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Joshimath is 16,031 which is 95.94% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Joshimath is 430 which is 2.57% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Joshimath as per Census 2011.
|No Religion Specified||16||(0.1%)||11||5|
The total literacy rate of Joshimath was 91.28% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 78.82% of Uttarakhand. Population-wise, out of total 13,332 literates, males were 8,438 while females were 4,894. Also the male literacy rate was 95.23% and the female literacy rate was 85.19% in Joshimath .
The Sex Ratio of Joshimath is 673. Thus per every 1000 men there were 673 females in Joshimath . Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 866 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 673 ) of Joshimath .
According to Census 2011, there were 2,103 children between age 0 to 6 years in Joshimath . Out of which 1,127 were male while 976 were female.
In Joshimath Nagar Palika Parishad out of total population, 7,368 were engaged in work activities. 95.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 4.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 7,368 workers engaged in Main Work, 962 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 106 were Agricultural labourer.
A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Joshimath is further divided into 9 wards where elections are held every 5 years.
|1||Ward No - 1||3,763||83.9%||434|
|2||Ward No - 2||1,472||73.4%||593|
|3||Ward No - 3||1,380||82.5%||657|
|4||Ward No - 4||1,984||81.2%||858|
|5||Ward No - 5||955||79.4%||785|
|6||Ward No - 6||1,766||79.1%||682|
|7||Ward No - 7||2,432||81.3%||678|
|8||Ward No - 8||1,258||74.3%||869|
|9||Ward No - 9||1,699||75.3%||1,042|