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

Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir has total population of 392,232 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 207,680 are males while 184,552 are females. In 2011 there were total 58,392 families residing in Bandipora district. The Average Sex Ratio of Bandipora district is 889.

Bandipora district, Jammu and Kashmir

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 16.7% people lives in Urban areas while 83.3% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 65.4% while that in the rural areas is 54.3%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Bandipora district is 845 while that of Rural areas is 898.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Bandipora district is 61754 which is 16% of the total population. There are 32641 male children and 29113 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Bandipora is 892 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (889) of Bandipora district.

The total literacy rate of Bandipora district is 56.28%. The male literacy rate is 56.36% and the female literacy rate is 37.35% in Bandipora district.

Population
392,232
Literacy
56.28%
Sex Ratio
889

To facilitate the administration, Bandipora district is further divided into 3 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Bandipora Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 61,754 32,641 29,113
Literacy 56.28% 56.36% 37.35%
Scheduled Caste 392 375 17
Scheduled Tribe 75,374 39,398 35,976
Illiterate 206,253 90,622 115,631

Caste-wise Population - Bandipora district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 19.2% of total population in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 392 375 17
Schedule Tribe 75,374 39,398 35,976

Religion-wise Population - Bandipora district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 8,439 (2.15%) 8,061 378
Muslim 382,006 (97.39%) 198,322 183,684
Christian 572 (0.15%) 380 192
Sikh 555 (0.14%) 520 35
Buddhist 44 (0.01%) 40 4
Jain 17 (0%) 8 9
Other Religion 2 (0%) 0 2
No Religion Specified 597 (0.15%) 349 248

Literacy Rate - Bandipora district

The total literacy rate of Bandipora district was 56.28% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 67.16% of Jammu and Kashmir. Population-wise, out of total 185,979 literates, males were 117,058 while females were 68,921. Also the male literacy rate was 66.88% and the female literacy rate was 44.34% in Bandipora district.

  Bandipora district Jammu and Kashmir
Female 44.34% 56.43%
Male 66.88% 76.75%
Total 56.28% 67.16%

Sex Ratio - Bandipora district

The Sex Ratio of Bandipora district is 889 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 889 females in Bandipora district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 892 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 889 ) of Bandipora district.


Population Density - Bandipora district

The total area of Bandipora district is 345 km2. Thus the density of Bandipora district is 1,137 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 50 sq. km. area is under urban region while 295 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Bandipora district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Bandipora, 16.66% people lived in urban regions while 83.34% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 65,361 out of which 35,417 were males while remaining 29,944 were females. In rural areas of Bandipora, male population was 172,263 while female population was 154,608.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Bandipora was 845 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Bandipora was 883 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Bandipora were 7,617 which is 11.65% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Bandipora was 898 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Bandipora was 893 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Bandipora for urban regions was 65.45 percent in which males were 75.94% literate while female literacy stood at 52.96%. The total literate population of Bandipora was 185,979. Similarly in rural areas of Bandipora, the average literacy rate was 54.33 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 64.9% and 42.58% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Bandipora were 148,187.

Rural Urban
Population % 83.34% 16.66%
Total population 326,871 65,361
Male population 172,263 35,417
Female population 154,608 29,944
Sex ratio 898 845
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 893 883
Child population 54,137 7,617
Literates 148,187 37,792
Average literacy 54.33% 65.45%
Male literacy 64.9% 75.94%
Female literacy 42.58% 52.96%

Child Population - Bandipora district

According to Census 2011, there were 61,754 children between age 0 to 6 years in Bandipora district. Out of which 32,641 were male while 29,113 were female.


Working Population - Bandipora district

In Bandipora district out of total population, 149,317 were engaged in work activities. 50.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 49.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 149,317 workers engaged in Main Work, 10,778 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 9,423 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 75,173 64,904 10,269
Cultivators 10,778 9,878 900
Agriculture Labourer 9,423 7,881 1,542
Household Industries 9,526 6,916 2,610
Other Workers 45,446 40,229 5,217
Marginal Workers 74,144 36,476 37,668
Non Working 242,915 106,300 136,615

Bandipora district Map


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