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

Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir has total population of 424,483 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 217,620 are males while 206,863 are females. In 2011 there were total 73,728 families residing in Kulgam district. The Average Sex Ratio of Kulgam district is 951.

Kulgam district, Jammu and Kashmir

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 19% people lives in Urban areas while 81% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 66.7% while that in the rural areas is 57.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kulgam district is 917 while that of Rural areas is 959.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kulgam district is 71501 which is 17% of the total population. There are 37929 male children and 33572 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kulgam is 885 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (951) of Kulgam district.

The total literacy rate of Kulgam district is 59.23%. The male literacy rate is 57.46% and the female literacy rate is 40.62% in Kulgam district.

Population
424,483
Literacy
59.23%
Sex Ratio
951

To facilitate the administration, Kulgam 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.

Kulgam Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 71,501 37,929 33,572
Literacy 59.23% 57.46% 40.62%
Scheduled Caste 21 11 10
Scheduled Tribe 26,525 13,888 12,637
Illiterate 215,398 92,568 122,830

Caste-wise Population - Kulgam district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 6.2% of total population in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 21 11 10
Schedule Tribe 26,525 13,888 12,637

Religion-wise Population - Kulgam district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 4,267 (1.01%) 3,324 943
Muslim 418,076 (98.49%) 213,069 205,007
Christian 460 (0.11%) 264 196
Sikh 1,035 (0.24%) 581 454
Buddhist 27 (0.01%) 19 8
Jain 25 (0.01%) 12 13
Other Religion 9 (0%) 5 4
No Religion Specified 584 (0.14%) 346 238

Literacy Rate - Kulgam district

The total literacy rate of Kulgam district was 59.23% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 67.16% of Jammu and Kashmir. Population-wise, out of total 209,085 literates, males were 125,052 while females were 84,033. Also the male literacy rate was 69.59% and the female literacy rate was 48.49% in Kulgam district.

  Kulgam district Jammu and Kashmir
Female 48.49% 56.43%
Male 69.59% 76.75%
Total 59.23% 67.16%

Sex Ratio - Kulgam district

The Sex Ratio of Kulgam district is 951 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 951 females in Kulgam district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 885 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 951 ) of Kulgam district.


Population Density - Kulgam district

The total area of Kulgam district is 410 km2. Thus the density of Kulgam district is 1,035 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 50 sq. km. area is under urban region while 360 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Kulgam district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Kulgam, 18.99% people lived in urban regions while 81.01% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 80,613 out of which 42,046 were males while remaining 38,567 were females. In rural areas of Kulgam, male population was 175,574 while female population was 168,296.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Kulgam was 917 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Kulgam was 887 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Kulgam were 11,739 which is 14.56% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Kulgam was 959 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Kulgam was 885 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Kulgam for urban regions was 66.75 percent in which males were 77.62% literate while female literacy stood at 54.96%. The total literate population of Kulgam was 209,085. Similarly in rural areas of Kulgam, the average literacy rate was 57.41 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 67.59% and 46.97% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Kulgam were 163,112.

Rural Urban
Population % 81.01% 18.99%
Total population 343,870 80,613
Male population 175,574 42,046
Female population 168,296 38,567
Sex ratio 959 917
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 885 887
Child population 59,762 11,739
Literates 163,112 45,973
Average literacy 57.41% 66.75%
Male literacy 67.59% 77.62%
Female literacy 46.97% 54.96%

Child Population - Kulgam district

According to Census 2011, there were 71,501 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kulgam district. Out of which 37,929 were male while 33,572 were female.


Working Population - Kulgam district

In Kulgam district out of total population, 159,990 were engaged in work activities. 48.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 51.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 159,990 workers engaged in Main Work, 26,771 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 8,830 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 77,812 70,202 7,610
Cultivators 26,771 24,013 2,758
Agriculture Labourer 8,830 8,413 417
Household Industries 2,616 2,140 476
Other Workers 39,595 35,636 3,959
Marginal Workers 82,178 32,115 50,063
Non Working 264,493 115,303 149,190

Kulgam district Map


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