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

Kargil district of Jammu and Kashmir has total population of 140,802 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 77,785 are males while 63,017 are females. In 2011 there were total 18,338 families residing in Kargil district. The Average Sex Ratio of Kargil district is 810.

Kargil district, Jammu and Kashmir

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 11.6% people lives in Urban areas while 88.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 83.6% while that in the rural areas is 69.6%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kargil district is 621 while that of Rural areas is 838.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kargil district is 19928 which is 14% of the total population. There are 10078 male children and 9850 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kargil is 977 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (810) of Kargil district.

The total literacy rate of Kargil district is 71.34%. The male literacy rate is 72.38% and the female literacy rate is 47.5% in Kargil district.

Population
140,802
Literacy
71.34%
Sex Ratio
810

To facilitate the administration, Kargil 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.

Kargil Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 19,928 10,078 9,850
Literacy 71.34% 72.38% 47.5%
Scheduled Caste 18 12 6
Scheduled Tribe 122,336 62,652 59,684
Illiterate 54,566 21,484 33,082

Caste-wise Population - Kargil district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 86.9% of total population in Kargil district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 18 12 6
Schedule Tribe 122,336 62,652 59,684

Religion-wise Population - Kargil district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 10,341 (7.34%) 9,985 356
Muslim 108,239 (76.87%) 55,762 52,477
Christian 604 (0.43%) 532 72
Sikh 1,171 (0.83%) 1,101 70
Buddhist 20,126 (14.29%) 10,188 9,938
Jain 28 (0.02%) 16 12
Other Religion 4 (0%) 3 1
No Religion Specified 289 (0.21%) 198 91

Literacy Rate - Kargil district

The total literacy rate of Kargil district was 71.34% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 67.16% of Jammu and Kashmir. Population-wise, out of total 86,236 literates, males were 56,301 while females were 29,935. Also the male literacy rate was 83.15% and the female literacy rate was 56.3% in Kargil district.

  Kargil district Jammu and Kashmir
Female 56.3% 56.43%
Male 83.15% 76.75%
Total 71.34% 67.16%

Sex Ratio - Kargil district

The Sex Ratio of Kargil district is 810 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 810 females in Kargil district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 977 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 810 ) of Kargil district.


Population Density - Kargil district

The total area of Kargil district is 14,036 km2. Thus the density of Kargil district is 10 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 2 sq. km. area is under urban region while 14,034 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Kargil district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Kargil, 11.6% people lived in urban regions while 88.4% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 16,338 out of which 10,082 were males while remaining 6,256 were females. In rural areas of Kargil, male population was 67,703 while female population was 56,761.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Kargil was 621 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Kargil was 991 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Kargil were 1,569 which is 9.6% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Kargil was 838 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Kargil was 976 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Kargil for urban regions was 83.55 percent in which males were 92.82% literate while female literacy stood at 67.82%. The total literate population of Kargil was 86,236. Similarly in rural areas of Kargil, the average literacy rate was 69.64 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 81.62% and 54.98% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Kargil were 73,896.

Rural Urban
Population % 88.4% 11.6%
Total population 124,464 16,338
Male population 67,703 10,082
Female population 56,761 6,256
Sex ratio 838 621
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 976 991
Child population 18,359 1,569
Literates 73,896 12,340
Average literacy 69.64% 83.55%
Male literacy 81.62% 92.82%
Female literacy 54.98% 67.82%

Child Population - Kargil district

According to Census 2011, there were 19,928 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kargil district. Out of which 10,078 were male while 9,850 were female.


Working Population - Kargil district

In Kargil district out of total population, 51,873 were engaged in work activities. 55.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 44.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 51,873 workers engaged in Main Work, 1,834 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 524 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 28,941 25,174 3,767
Cultivators 1,834 1,102 732
Agriculture Labourer 524 279 245
Household Industries 272 207 65
Other Workers 26,311 23,586 2,725
Marginal Workers 22,932 14,665 8,267
Non Working 88,929 37,946 50,983

Kargil district Map


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