Joshimath Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Chamoli, Uttarakhand - Census 2011

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 .

Population
16,709
Literacy
91.3%
Sex Ratio
673

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.

Joshimath Nagar Palika Parishad

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Joshimath Nagar Palika Parishad.

Total Male Female
Children 2,103 1,127 976
Literacy 91.3% 84.5% 72.8%
Scheduled Caste 2,343 1,284 1,059
Scheduled Tribe 1,711 827 884
Illiterate 3,377 1,550 1,827

Caste-wise Population - Joshimath

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 10.2% of total population in Joshimath .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 2,343 1,284 1,059
Schedule Tribe 1,711 827 884

Religion-wise Population - 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.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 16,031 (95.94%) 9,510 6,521
Muslim 430 (2.57%) 311 119
Christian 99 (0.59%) 66 33
Sikh 124 (0.74%) 84 40
Buddhist 6 (0.04%) 4 2
Jain 2 (0.01%) 1 1
Other Religion 1 (0.01%) 1 0
No Religion Specified 16 (0.1%) 11 5

Literacy Rate - Joshimath

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 .

  Joshimath Uttarakhand
Female 85.19% 70.01%
Male 95.23% 87.4%
Total 91.28% 78.82%

Sex Ratio - 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 .


Child Population - 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.


Working Population - Joshimath

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.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 7,068 5,915 1,153
Cultivators 962 398 564
Agriculture Labourer 106 87 19
Household Industries 66 24 42
Other Workers 5,934 5,406 528
Marginal Workers 300 187 113
Non Working 9,341 3,886 5,455

Joshimath Wards

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.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
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

Map of Joshimath , Chamoli, Uttarakhand


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