Forest Block Population, Caste, Working Data Badgam, Jammu and Kashmir - Census 2011

Forest Block is a village situated in Charar- E- Shrief tehsil of Badgam district in Jammu and Kashmir. As per the Population Census 2011, there are a total of 329 families residing in the village Forest Block. The total population of Forest Block is 3,237 out of which 1,683 are males and 1,554 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Forest Block is 923.

The population of Children aged 0-6 years in Forest Block village is 440 which is 14% of the total population. There are 171 male children and 269 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Forest Block is 1,573 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (923) of Forest Block village.

As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Forest Block is 11%. Thus Forest Block village has a lower literacy rate compared to 44.5% of Badgam district. The male literacy rate is 13.16% and the female literacy rate is 8.56% in Forest Block village.

Sex Ratio

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Forest Block village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.

Forest Block Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Forest Block village.

Total Male Female
Children 440 171 269
Literacy 11.05% 13.16% 8.56%
Scheduled Caste 0 0 0
Scheduled Tribe 1,478 769 709
Illiterate 2,928 1,484 1,444

Caste Data as per Census 2011

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 45.7% of total population in Forest Block village.

Working Population as per Census 2011

In Forest Block village out of total population, 1,116 were engaged in work activities. 80.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 19.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,116 workers engaged in Main Work, 693 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 160 were Agricultural labourers.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 899 706 193
Cultivators 693 571 122
Agriculture Labourer 160 121 39
Household Industries 30 0 30
Other Workers 16 14 2
Marginal Workers 217 82 135
Non Working 2,121 895 1,226

Map of Forest Block, Badgam, Jammu and Kashmir

Nearby Villages to Forest Block, Charar- E- Shrief

Below are the list of villages near Forest Block village in Charar- E- Shrief.

Village Population
Charri Pora Khanpora 1,887
Mehind Pora 1,412
Pukher Pora 3,694
Shankar Pora 991
Kar Pora 757
Noor Abad 4,166
Gund Shamus 376
Brenpathri 561
Darwan Nowgam 5,951
Chelen Chunt Nar 6,131