Kupwara is a Municipal Council city situated in Kupwara tehsil of Kupwara district. The Kupwara city is divided into 13 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 1,934 families residing in the Kupwara city. The total population of Kupwara is 21,771 out of which 15,120 are males and 6,651 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Kupwara is 440.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kupwara city is 2093 which is 10% of the total population. There are 1082 male children and 1011 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kupwara is 934 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (440).
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Kupwara is 86.6%. Thus Kupwara has higher literacy rate compared to 64.5% of Kupwara district. The male literacy rate is 91.91% and the female literacy rate is 73.51% in Kupwara.
Kupwara Municipal Council has total administration over 1,934 houses to which it supplies basic amenities such as water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipal Council limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Kupwara Municipal Council.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 3.7% of total population in Kupwara.
As per the Census 2011, the total Hindu population in Kupwara is 2,787 which is 12.8% of the total population. Also the total Muslim population in Kupwara is 18,430 which is 84.65% of the total population. Below is religion-wise population of Kupwara as per Census 2011.
|No Religion Specified||119||(0.55%)||95||24|
The total literacy rate of Kupwara was 86.64% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 67.16% of Jammu and Kashmir. Population-wise, out of total 17,049 literates, males were 12,903 while females were 4,146. Also the male literacy rate was 91.91% and the female literacy rate was 73.51% in Kupwara.
|Kupwara||Jammu and Kashmir|
The Sex Ratio of Kupwara is 440. Thus per every 1000 men there were 440 females in Kupwara. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 934 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 440 ) of Kupwara.
According to Census 2011, there were 2,093 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kupwara. Out of which 1,082 were male while 1,011 were female.
In Kupwara Municipal Council out of total population, 10,733 were engaged in work activities. 89.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 10.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 10,733 workers engaged in Main Work, 87 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 27 were Agricultural labourer.
A ward is a local authority area, typically used for electoral purposes. Kupwara is further divided into 13 wards where elections are held every 5 years.
|1||Ward No - 1||5,184||84.4%||332|
|2||Ward No - 2||547||62.7%||726|
|3||Ward No - 3||1,241||81.9%||644|
|4||Ward No - 4||2,029||86.2%||390|
|5||Ward No - 5||1,171||82.5%||804|
|6||Ward No - 6||1,856||70.9%||820|
|7||Ward No - 7||1,754||78%||479|
|8||Ward No - 8||972||78.9%||310|
|9||Ward No - 9||1,679||69.6%||809|
|10||Ward No - 10||903||37.2%||788|
|11||Ward No - 11||554||63%||810|
|12||Ward No - 12||2,733||89%||98|
|13||Ward No - 13||1,148||75.3%||318|