Kupwara Population, Religion, Caste, Working Data Kupwara, Jammu and Kashmir - Census 2011

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.

Population
21,771
Literacy
86.6%
Sex Ratio
440

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.

Kupwara Municipal Council

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

Total Male Female
Children 2,093 1,082 1,011
Literacy 86.6% 85.3% 62.3%
Scheduled Caste 25 25 0
Scheduled Tribe 803 501 302
Illiterate 4,722 2,217 2,505

Caste-wise Population - Kupwara

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 3.7% of total population in Kupwara.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 25 25 0
Schedule Tribe 803 501 302

Religion-wise Population - 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.

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,787 (12.8%) 2,704 83
Muslim 18,430 (84.65%) 11,935 6,495
Christian 79 (0.36%) 66 13
Sikh 341 (1.57%) 307 34
Buddhist 12 (0.06%) 10 2
Jain 1 (0%) 1 0
Other Religion 2 (0.01%) 2 0
No Religion Specified 119 (0.55%) 95 24

Literacy Rate - Kupwara

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
Female 73.51% 56.43%
Male 91.91% 76.75%
Total 86.64% 67.16%

Sex Ratio - Kupwara

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.


Child Population - 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.


Working Population - Kupwara

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.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 9,577 8,634 943
Cultivators 87 85 2
Agriculture Labourer 27 25 2
Household Industries 62 58 4
Other Workers 9,401 8,466 935
Marginal Workers 1,156 872 284
Non Working 11,038 5,614 5,424

Kupwara Wards

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.

# Ward Population Literacy Sex Ratio
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

Map of Kupwara, Kupwara, Jammu and Kashmir


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