Anantnag District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Jammu and Kashmir) - Census 2011

Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir has total population of 1,078,692 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 559,767 are males while 518,925 are females. In 2011 there were total 153,640 families residing in Anantnag district. The Average Sex Ratio of Anantnag district is 927.

Anantnag district, Jammu and Kashmir

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 26.2% people lives in Urban areas while 73.8% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 72% while that in the rural areas is 59.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Anantnag district is 902 while that of Rural areas is 936.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Anantnag district is 208538 which is 19% of the total population. There are 113278 male children and 95260 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Anantnag is 841 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (927) of Anantnag district.

The total literacy rate of Anantnag district is 62.69%. The male literacy rate is 57.96% and the female literacy rate is 42.61% in Anantnag district.

Population
1,078,692
Literacy
62.69%
Sex Ratio
927

To facilitate the administration, Anantnag district is further divided into 6 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Anantnag Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Anantnag district.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 208,538 113,278 95,260
Literacy 62.69% 57.96% 42.61%
Scheduled Caste 1,826 1,811 15
Scheduled Tribe 116,006 60,990 55,016
Illiterate 533,160 235,350 297,810

Caste-wise Population - Anantnag district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 10.8% of total population in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 1,826 1,811 15
Schedule Tribe 116,006 60,990 55,016

Religion-wise Population - Anantnag district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 13,180 (1.22%) 12,010 1,170
Muslim 1,057,005 (97.99%) 542,671 514,334
Christian 1,449 (0.13%) 845 604
Sikh 6,140 (0.57%) 3,660 2,480
Buddhist 55 (0.01%) 35 20
Jain 7 (0%) 4 3
Other Religion 7 (0%) 3 4
No Religion Specified 849 (0.08%) 539 310

Literacy Rate - Anantnag district

The total literacy rate of Anantnag district was 62.69% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 67.16% of Jammu and Kashmir. Population-wise, out of total 545,532 literates, males were 324,417 while females were 221,115. Also the male literacy rate was 72.66% and the female literacy rate was 52.19% in Anantnag district.

  Anantnag district Jammu and Kashmir
Female 52.19% 56.43%
Male 72.66% 76.75%
Total 62.69% 67.16%

Sex Ratio - Anantnag district

The Sex Ratio of Anantnag district is 927 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 927 females in Anantnag district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 841 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 927 ) of Anantnag district.


Population Density - Anantnag district

The total area of Anantnag district is 3,574 km2. Thus the density of Anantnag district is 302 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 98 sq. km. area is under urban region while 3,476 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Anantnag district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Anantnag, 26.23% people lived in urban regions while 73.77% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 282,887 out of which 148,755 were males while remaining 134,132 were females. In rural areas of Anantnag, male population was 411,012 while female population was 384,793.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Anantnag was 902 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Anantnag was 842 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Anantnag were 47,142 which is 16.66% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Anantnag was 936 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Anantnag was 841 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Anantnag for urban regions was 71.97 percent in which males were 80.71% literate while female literacy stood at 62.42%. The total literate population of Anantnag was 545,532. Similarly in rural areas of Anantnag, the average literacy rate was 59.25 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 69.59% and 48.49% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Anantnag were 375,859.

Rural Urban
Population % 73.77% 26.23%
Total population 795,805 282,887
Male population 411,012 148,755
Female population 384,793 134,132
Sex ratio 936 902
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 841 842
Child population 161,396 47,142
Literates 375,859 169,673
Average literacy 59.25% 71.97%
Male literacy 69.59% 80.71%
Female literacy 48.49% 62.42%

Child Population - Anantnag district

According to Census 2011, there were 208,538 children between age 0 to 6 years in Anantnag district. Out of which 113,278 were male while 95,260 were female.


Working Population - Anantnag district

In Anantnag district out of total population, 389,684 were engaged in work activities. 45.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 54.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 389,684 workers engaged in Main Work, 36,670 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 19,664 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 176,800 158,226 18,574
Cultivators 36,670 32,499 4,171
Agriculture Labourer 19,664 18,073 1,591
Household Industries 5,352 3,974 1,378
Other Workers 115,114 103,680 11,434
Marginal Workers 212,884 85,806 127,078
Non Working 689,008 315,735 373,273

Anantnag district Map


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