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

Badgam district of Jammu and Kashmir has total population of 753,745 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 398,041 are males while 355,704 are females. In 2011 there were total 103,363 families residing in Badgam district. The Average Sex Ratio of Badgam district is 894.

Badgam district, Jammu and Kashmir

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 13% people lives in Urban areas while 87% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 68.9% while that in the rural areas is 54%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Badgam district is 791 while that of Rural areas is 910.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Badgam district is 155202 which is 21% of the total population. There are 84720 male children and 70482 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Badgam is 832 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (894) of Badgam district.

The total literacy rate of Badgam district is 56.08%. The male literacy rate is 52.19% and the female literacy rate is 35.96% in Badgam district.

Population
753,745
Literacy
56.08%
Sex Ratio
894

To facilitate the administration, Badgam 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.

Badgam Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 155,202 84,720 70,482
Literacy 56.08% 52.19% 35.96%
Scheduled Caste 368 343 25
Scheduled Tribe 23,912 12,383 11,529
Illiterate 418,096 190,300 227,796

Caste-wise Population - Badgam district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 3.2% of total population in Badgam district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 368 343 25
Schedule Tribe 23,912 12,383 11,529

Religion-wise Population - Badgam district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 10,110 (1.34%) 9,119 991
Muslim 736,054 (97.65%) 384,281 351,773
Christian 1,489 (0.2%) 965 524
Sikh 5,559 (0.74%) 3,321 2,238
Buddhist 47 (0.01%) 36 11
Jain 6 (0%) 4 2
Other Religion 2 (0%) 1 1
No Religion Specified 478 (0.06%) 314 164

Literacy Rate - Badgam district

The total literacy rate of Badgam district was 56.08% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 67.16% of Jammu and Kashmir. Population-wise, out of total 335,649 literates, males were 207,741 while females were 127,908. Also the male literacy rate was 66.3% and the female literacy rate was 44.85% in Badgam district.

  Badgam district Jammu and Kashmir
Female 44.85% 56.43%
Male 66.3% 76.75%
Total 56.08% 67.16%

Sex Ratio - Badgam district

The Sex Ratio of Badgam district is 894 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 894 females in Badgam district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 832 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 894 ) of Badgam district.


Population Density - Badgam district

The total area of Badgam district is 1,361 km2. Thus the density of Badgam district is 554 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 49 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,312 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Badgam district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Badgam, 12.99% people lived in urban regions while 87.01% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 97,912 out of which 54,656 were males while remaining 43,256 were females. In rural areas of Badgam, male population was 343,385 while female population was 312,448.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Badgam was 791 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Badgam was 832 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Badgam were 14,594 which is 14.91% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Badgam was 910 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Badgam was 832 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Badgam for urban regions was 68.87 percent in which males were 79.46% literate while female literacy stood at 55.38%. The total literate population of Badgam was 335,649. Similarly in rural areas of Badgam, the average literacy rate was 54.01 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 64% and 43.29% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Badgam were 278,265.

Rural Urban
Population % 87.01% 12.99%
Total population 655,833 97,912
Male population 343,385 54,656
Female population 312,448 43,256
Sex ratio 910 791
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 832 832
Child population 140,608 14,594
Literates 278,265 57,384
Average literacy 54.01% 68.87%
Male literacy 64% 79.46%
Female literacy 43.29% 55.38%

Child Population - Badgam district

According to Census 2011, there were 155,202 children between age 0 to 6 years in Badgam district. Out of which 84,720 were male while 70,482 were female.


Working Population - Badgam district

In Badgam district out of total population, 214,866 were engaged in work activities. 61.4% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 38.6% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 214,866 workers engaged in Main Work, 34,173 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 11,560 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 132,003 116,865 15,138
Cultivators 34,173 31,582 2,591
Agriculture Labourer 11,560 10,877 683
Household Industries 14,401 10,652 3,749
Other Workers 71,869 63,754 8,115
Marginal Workers 82,863 45,713 37,150
Non Working 538,879 235,463 303,416

Badgam district Map


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