Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir has total population of 616,435 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 326,109 are males while 290,326 are females. In 2011 there were total 119,583 families residing in Kathua district. The Average Sex Ratio of Kathua district is 890.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 14.6% people lives in Urban areas while 85.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 85.9% while that in the rural areas is 70.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kathua district is 870 while that of Rural areas is 894.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kathua district is 83936 which is 14% of the total population. There are 45833 male children and 38103 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kathua is 831 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (890) of Kathua district.
The total literacy rate of Kathua district is 73.09%. The male literacy rate is 70.07% and the female literacy rate is 55.35% in Kathua district.
To facilitate the administration, Kathua district is further divided into 5 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Kathua district.
|Children (Age 0-6)||83,936||45,833||38,103|
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 22.9% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 8.6% of total population in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir.
|No Religion Specified||717||(0.12%)||418||299|
The total literacy rate of Kathua district was 73.09% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 67.16% of Jammu and Kashmir. Population-wise, out of total 389,204 literates, males were 228,499 while females were 160,705. Also the male literacy rate was 81.53% and the female literacy rate was 63.72% in Kathua district.
|Kathua district||Jammu and Kashmir|
The Sex Ratio of Kathua district is 890 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 890 females in Kathua district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 831 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 890 ) of Kathua district.
The total area of Kathua district is 2,502 km2. Thus the density of Kathua district is 246 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 43 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,459 sq. km. is under rural region.
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Kathua, 14.55% people lived in urban regions while 85.45% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 89,713 out of which 47,983 were males while remaining 41,730 were females. In rural areas of Kathua, male population was 278,126 while female population was 248,596.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Kathua was 870 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Kathua was 812 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Kathua were 9,535 which is 10.63% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Kathua was 894 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Kathua was 834 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Kathua for urban regions was 85.86 percent in which males were 90.41% literate while female literacy stood at 80.67%. The total literate population of Kathua was 389,204. Similarly in rural areas of Kathua, the average literacy rate was 70.83 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 79.93% and 60.76% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Kathua were 320,364.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||834||812|
According to Census 2011, there were 83,936 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kathua district. Out of which 45,833 were male while 38,103 were female.
In Kathua district out of total population, 200,431 were engaged in work activities. 71.3% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 28.7% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 200,431 workers engaged in Main Work, 46,391 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 10,152 were Agricultural labourer.