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

Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir has total population of 560,440 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 293,064 are males while 267,376 are females. In 2011 there were total 86,241 families residing in Pulwama district. The Average Sex Ratio of Pulwama district is 912.

Pulwama district, Jammu and Kashmir

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 14.4% people lives in Urban areas while 85.6% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 73.1% while that in the rural areas is 61.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Pulwama district is 789 while that of Rural areas is 935.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Pulwama district is 97374 which is 17% of the total population. There are 53234 male children and 44140 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Pulwama is 829 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (912) of Pulwama district.

The total literacy rate of Pulwama district is 63.48%. The male literacy rate is 60.85% and the female literacy rate is 43.25% in Pulwama district.

Population
560,440
Literacy
63.48%
Sex Ratio
912

To facilitate the administration, Pulwama 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.

Pulwama Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 97,374 53,234 44,140
Literacy 63.48% 60.85% 43.25%
Scheduled Caste 402 397 5
Scheduled Tribe 22,607 11,837 10,770
Illiterate 266,482 114,738 151,744

Caste-wise Population - Pulwama district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4% of total population in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 402 397 5
Schedule Tribe 22,607 11,837 10,770

Religion-wise Population - Pulwama district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 13,840 (2.47%) 12,515 1,325
Muslim 535,159 (95.49%) 274,104 261,055
Christian 1,109 (0.2%) 818 291
Sikh 9,440 (1.68%) 5,111 4,329
Buddhist 35 (0.01%) 26 9
Jain 6 (0%) 4 2
Other Religion 18 (0%) 10 8
No Religion Specified 833 (0.15%) 476 357

Literacy Rate - Pulwama district

The total literacy rate of Pulwama district was 63.48% in 2011 which is less than average literacy rate 67.16% of Jammu and Kashmir. Population-wise, out of total 293,958 literates, males were 178,326 while females were 115,632. Also the male literacy rate was 74.36% and the female literacy rate was 51.8% in Pulwama district.

  Pulwama district Jammu and Kashmir
Female 51.8% 56.43%
Male 74.36% 76.75%
Total 63.48% 67.16%

Sex Ratio - Pulwama district

The Sex Ratio of Pulwama district is 912 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 912 females in Pulwama district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 829 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 912 ) of Pulwama district.


Population Density - Pulwama district

The total area of Pulwama district is 1,086 km2. Thus the density of Pulwama district is 516 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 39 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,047 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Pulwama district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Pulwama, 14.36% people lived in urban regions while 85.64% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 80,462 out of which 44,968 were males while remaining 35,494 were females. In rural areas of Pulwama, male population was 248,096 while female population was 231,882.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Pulwama was 789 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Pulwama was 860 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Pulwama were 13,776 which is 17.12% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Pulwama was 935 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Pulwama was 824 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Pulwama for urban regions was 73.15 percent in which males were 82.79% literate while female literacy stood at 60.71%. The total literate population of Pulwama was 293,958. Similarly in rural areas of Pulwama, the average literacy rate was 61.85 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 72.79% and 50.46% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Pulwama were 245,179.

Rural Urban
Population % 85.64% 14.36%
Total population 479,978 80,462
Male population 248,096 44,968
Female population 231,882 35,494
Sex ratio 935 789
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 824 860
Child population 83,598 13,776
Literates 245,179 48,779
Average literacy 61.85% 73.15%
Male literacy 72.79% 82.79%
Female literacy 50.46% 60.71%

Child Population - Pulwama district

According to Census 2011, there were 97,374 children between age 0 to 6 years in Pulwama district. Out of which 53,234 were male while 44,140 were female.


Working Population - Pulwama district

In Pulwama district out of total population, 188,420 were engaged in work activities. 52.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 47.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 188,420 workers engaged in Main Work, 18,816 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 6,992 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 98,306 89,170 9,136
Cultivators 18,816 17,200 1,616
Agriculture Labourer 6,992 6,598 394
Household Industries 3,711 2,865 846
Other Workers 68,787 62,507 6,280
Marginal Workers 90,114 49,258 40,856
Non Working 372,020 154,636 217,384

Pulwama district Map


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