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

Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir has total population of 297,446 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 158,720 are males while 138,726 are females. In 2011 there were total 45,361 families residing in Ganderbal district. The Average Sex Ratio of Ganderbal district is 874.

Ganderbal district, Jammu and Kashmir

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 15.8% people lives in Urban areas while 84.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 66.5% while that in the rural areas is 56.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Ganderbal district is 881 while that of Rural areas is 873.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Ganderbal district is 50594 which is 17% of the total population. There are 27159 male children and 23435 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Ganderbal is 863 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (874) of Ganderbal district.

The total literacy rate of Ganderbal district is 58.04%. The male literacy rate is 57.07% and the female literacy rate is 37.98% in Ganderbal district.

Population
297,446
Literacy
58.04%
Sex Ratio
874

To facilitate the administration, Ganderbal 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.

Ganderbal Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 50,594 27,159 23,435
Literacy 58.04% 57.07% 37.98%
Scheduled Caste 117 105 12
Scheduled Tribe 61,070 32,554 28,516
Illiterate 154,170 68,139 86,031

Caste-wise Population - Ganderbal district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 20.5% of total population in Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 117 105 12
Schedule Tribe 61,070 32,554 28,516

Religion-wise Population - Ganderbal district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 5,592 (1.88%) 5,182 410
Muslim 290,581 (97.69%) 152,571 138,010
Christian 406 (0.14%) 255 151
Sikh 486 (0.16%) 458 28
Buddhist 25 (0.01%) 19 6
Jain 8 (0%) 1 7
Other Religion 4 (0%) 3 1
No Religion Specified 344 (0.12%) 231 113

Literacy Rate - Ganderbal district

The total literacy rate of Ganderbal district was 58.04% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 67.16% of Jammu and Kashmir. Population-wise, out of total 143,276 literates, males were 90,581 while females were 52,695. Also the male literacy rate was 68.85% and the female literacy rate was 45.71% in Ganderbal district.

  Ganderbal district Jammu and Kashmir
Female 45.71% 56.43%
Male 68.85% 76.75%
Total 58.04% 67.16%

Sex Ratio - Ganderbal district

The Sex Ratio of Ganderbal district is 874 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 874 females in Ganderbal district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 863 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 874 ) of Ganderbal district.


Population Density - Ganderbal district

The total area of Ganderbal district is 259 km2. Thus the density of Ganderbal district is 1,148 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 25 sq. km. area is under urban region while 234 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Ganderbal district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Ganderbal, 15.81% people lived in urban regions while 84.19% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 47,039 out of which 25,005 were males while remaining 22,034 were females. In rural areas of Ganderbal, male population was 133,715 while female population was 116,692.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Ganderbal was 881 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Ganderbal was 798 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Ganderbal were 8,240 which is 17.52% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Ganderbal was 873 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Ganderbal was 876 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Ganderbal for urban regions was 66.49 percent in which males were 76.87% literate while female literacy stood at 54.95%. The total literate population of Ganderbal was 143,276. Similarly in rural areas of Ganderbal, the average literacy rate was 56.47 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 67.38% and 43.95% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Ganderbal were 117,480.

Rural Urban
Population % 84.19% 15.81%
Total population 250,407 47,039
Male population 133,715 25,005
Female population 116,692 22,034
Sex ratio 873 881
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 876 798
Child population 42,354 8,240
Literates 117,480 25,796
Average literacy 56.47% 66.49%
Male literacy 67.38% 76.87%
Female literacy 43.95% 54.95%

Child Population - Ganderbal district

According to Census 2011, there were 50,594 children between age 0 to 6 years in Ganderbal district. Out of which 27,159 were male while 23,435 were female.


Working Population - Ganderbal district

In Ganderbal district out of total population, 100,890 were engaged in work activities. 52.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 47.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 100,890 workers engaged in Main Work, 5,227 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 5,539 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 52,949 46,779 6,170
Cultivators 5,227 4,210 1,017
Agriculture Labourer 5,539 4,761 778
Household Industries 1,931 1,492 439
Other Workers 40,252 36,316 3,936
Marginal Workers 47,941 26,526 21,415
Non Working 196,556 85,415 111,141

Ganderbal district Map


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