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

Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir has total population of 230,696 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 120,165 are males while 110,531 are females. In 2011 there were total 45,209 families residing in Kishtwar district. The Average Sex Ratio of Kishtwar district is 920.

Kishtwar district, Jammu and Kashmir

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 6.4% people lives in Urban areas while 93.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86.1% while that in the rural areas is 54%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kishtwar district is 817 while that of Rural areas is 927.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kishtwar district is 39396 which is 17% of the total population. There are 20479 male children and 18917 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kishtwar is 924 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (920) of Kishtwar district.

The total literacy rate of Kishtwar district is 56.2%. The male literacy rate is 57.17% and the female literacy rate is 35.11% in Kishtwar district.

Population
230,696
Literacy
56.2%
Sex Ratio
920

To facilitate the administration, Kishtwar district is further divided into 4 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Kishtwar Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 39,396 20,479 18,917
Literacy 56.2% 57.17% 35.11%
Scheduled Caste 14,307 7,322 6,985
Scheduled Tribe 38,149 19,889 18,260
Illiterate 123,190 51,465 71,725

Caste-wise Population - Kishtwar district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 6.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 16.5% of total population in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 14,307 7,322 6,985
Schedule Tribe 38,149 19,889 18,260

Religion-wise Population - Kishtwar district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 93,931 (40.72%) 49,604 44,327
Muslim 133,225 (57.75%) 68,655 64,570
Christian 277 (0.12%) 164 113
Sikh 450 (0.2%) 296 154
Buddhist 2,094 (0.91%) 1,056 1,038
Jain 3 (0%) 0 3
Other Religion 514 (0.22%) 273 241
No Religion Specified 202 (0.09%) 117 85

Literacy Rate - Kishtwar district

The total literacy rate of Kishtwar district was 56.2% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 67.16% of Jammu and Kashmir. Population-wise, out of total 107,506 literates, males were 68,700 while females were 38,806. Also the male literacy rate was 68.92% and the female literacy rate was 42.36% in Kishtwar district.

  Kishtwar district Jammu and Kashmir
Female 42.36% 56.43%
Male 68.92% 76.75%
Total 56.2% 67.16%

Sex Ratio - Kishtwar district

The Sex Ratio of Kishtwar district is 920 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 920 females in Kishtwar district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 924 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 920 ) of Kishtwar district.


Population Density - Kishtwar district

The total area of Kishtwar district is 1,644 km2. Thus the density of Kishtwar district is 140 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 1 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,643 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Kishtwar district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Kishtwar, 6.44% people lived in urban regions while 93.56% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 14,865 out of which 8,179 were males while remaining 6,686 were females. In rural areas of Kishtwar, male population was 111,986 while female population was 103,845.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Kishtwar was 817 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Kishtwar was 868 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Kishtwar were 1,627 which is 10.95% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Kishtwar was 927 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Kishtwar was 926 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Kishtwar for urban regions was 86.07 percent in which males were 92.58% literate while female literacy stood at 78.04%. The total literate population of Kishtwar was 107,506. Similarly in rural areas of Kishtwar, the average literacy rate was 53.98 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 67.04% and 39.89% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Kishtwar were 96,112.

Rural Urban
Population % 93.56% 6.44%
Total population 215,831 14,865
Male population 111,986 8,179
Female population 103,845 6,686
Sex ratio 927 817
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 926 868
Child population 37,769 1,627
Literates 96,112 11,394
Average literacy 53.98% 86.07%
Male literacy 67.04% 92.58%
Female literacy 39.89% 78.04%

Child Population - Kishtwar district

According to Census 2011, there were 39,396 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kishtwar district. Out of which 20,479 were male while 18,917 were female.


Working Population - Kishtwar district

In Kishtwar district out of total population, 82,974 were engaged in work activities. 53.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 46.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 82,974 workers engaged in Main Work, 19,210 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 3,583 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 44,718 36,110 8,608
Cultivators 19,210 14,692 4,518
Agriculture Labourer 3,583 2,669 914
Household Industries 398 249 149
Other Workers 21,527 18,500 3,027
Marginal Workers 38,256 20,669 17,587
Non Working 147,722 63,386 84,336

Kishtwar district Map


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