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

Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir has total population of 870,354 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 474,190 are males while 396,164 are females. In 2011 there were total 113,929 families residing in Kupwara district. The Average Sex Ratio of Kupwara district is 835.

Kupwara district, Jammu and Kashmir

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 12% people lives in Urban areas while 88% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 75.6% while that in the rural areas is 62.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kupwara district is 685 while that of Rural areas is 858.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kupwara district is 188798 which is 22% of the total population. There are 100459 male children and 88339 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kupwara is 879 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (835) of Kupwara district.

The total literacy rate of Kupwara district is 64.51%. The male literacy rate is 59.64% and the female literacy rate is 39.59% in Kupwara district.

Population
870,354
Literacy
64.51%
Sex Ratio
835

To facilitate the administration, Kupwara 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.

Kupwara Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 188,798 100,459 88,339
Literacy 64.51% 59.64% 39.59%
Scheduled Caste 1,048 1,046 2
Scheduled Tribe 70,352 36,913 33,439
Illiterate 430,700 191,367 239,333

Caste-wise Population - Kupwara district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 8.1% of total population in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 1,048 1,046 2
Schedule Tribe 70,352 36,913 33,439

Religion-wise Population - Kupwara district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 37,128 (4.27%) 36,057 1,071
Muslim 823,286 (94.59%) 430,521 392,765
Christian 1,700 (0.2%) 1,215 485
Sikh 5,600 (0.64%) 4,821 779
Buddhist 66 (0.01%) 51 15
Jain 39 (0%) 28 11
Other Religion 13 (0%) 9 4
No Religion Specified 2,522 (0.29%) 1,488 1,034

Literacy Rate - Kupwara district

The total literacy rate of Kupwara district was 64.51% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 67.16% of Jammu and Kashmir. Population-wise, out of total 439,654 literates, males were 282,823 while females were 156,831. Also the male literacy rate was 75.68% and the female literacy rate was 50.95% in Kupwara district.

  Kupwara district Jammu and Kashmir
Female 50.95% 56.43%
Male 75.68% 76.75%
Total 64.51% 67.16%

Sex Ratio - Kupwara district

The Sex Ratio of Kupwara district is 835 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 835 females in Kupwara district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 879 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 835 ) of Kupwara district.


Population Density - Kupwara district

The total area of Kupwara district is 2,379 km2. Thus the density of Kupwara district is 366 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 47 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,332 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Kupwara district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Kupwara, 12.03% people lived in urban regions while 87.97% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 104,729 out of which 62,152 were males while remaining 42,577 were females. In rural areas of Kupwara, male population was 412,038 while female population was 353,587.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Kupwara was 685 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Kupwara was 879 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Kupwara were 19,210 which is 18.34% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Kupwara was 858 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Kupwara was 879 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Kupwara for urban regions was 75.6 percent in which males were 84.81% literate while female literacy stood at 61.38%. The total literate population of Kupwara was 439,654. Similarly in rural areas of Kupwara, the average literacy rate was 62.92 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 74.2% and 49.67% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Kupwara were 374,998.

Rural Urban
Population % 87.97% 12.03%
Total population 765,625 104,729
Male population 412,038 62,152
Female population 353,587 42,577
Sex ratio 858 685
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 879 879
Child population 169,588 19,210
Literates 374,998 64,656
Average literacy 62.92% 75.6%
Male literacy 74.2% 84.81%
Female literacy 49.67% 61.38%

Child Population - Kupwara district

According to Census 2011, there were 188,798 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kupwara district. Out of which 100,459 were male while 88,339 were female.


Working Population - Kupwara district

In Kupwara district out of total population, 229,064 were engaged in work activities. 54.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 45.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 229,064 workers engaged in Main Work, 14,585 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 9,834 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 123,837 111,713 12,124
Cultivators 14,585 12,171 2,414
Agriculture Labourer 9,834 8,804 1,030
Household Industries 2,571 1,842 729
Other Workers 96,847 88,896 7,951
Marginal Workers 105,227 79,186 26,041
Non Working 641,290 283,291 357,999

Kupwara district Map


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