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

Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir has total population of 642,415 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 345,351 are males while 297,064 are females. In 2011 there were total 130,401 families residing in Rajouri district. The Average Sex Ratio of Rajouri district is 860.

Rajouri district, Jammu and Kashmir

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 8.1% people lives in Urban areas while 91.9% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 90.4% while that in the rural areas is 66%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Rajouri district is 512 while that of Rural areas is 899.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Rajouri district is 108271 which is 17% of the total population. There are 58051 male children and 50220 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Rajouri is 865 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (860) of Rajouri district.

The total literacy rate of Rajouri district is 68.17%. The male literacy rate is 65% and the female literacy rate is 47.01% in Rajouri district.

Population
642,415
Literacy
68.17%
Sex Ratio
860

To facilitate the administration, Rajouri district is further divided into 7 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Rajouri Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 108,271 58,051 50,220
Literacy 68.17% 65% 47.01%
Scheduled Caste 48,157 25,170 22,987
Scheduled Tribe 232,815 121,374 111,441
Illiterate 278,306 120,882 157,424

Caste-wise Population - Rajouri district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 7.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 36.2% of total population in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 48,157 25,170 22,987
Schedule Tribe 232,815 121,374 111,441

Religion-wise Population - Rajouri district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 221,880 (34.54%) 124,925 96,955
Muslim 402,879 (62.71%) 209,548 193,331
Christian 983 (0.15%) 730 253
Sikh 15,513 (2.41%) 9,426 6,087
Buddhist 189 (0.03%) 165 24
Jain 26 (0%) 18 8
Other Religion 3 (0%) 2 1
No Religion Specified 942 (0.15%) 537 405

Literacy Rate - Rajouri district

The total literacy rate of Rajouri district was 68.17% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 67.16% of Jammu and Kashmir. Population-wise, out of total 364,109 literates, males were 224,469 while females were 139,640. Also the male literacy rate was 78.13% and the female literacy rate was 56.57% in Rajouri district.

  Rajouri district Jammu and Kashmir
Female 56.57% 56.43%
Male 78.13% 76.75%
Total 68.17% 67.16%

Sex Ratio - Rajouri district

The Sex Ratio of Rajouri district is 860 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 860 females in Rajouri district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 865 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 860 ) of Rajouri district.


Population Density - Rajouri district

The total area of Rajouri district is 2,630 km2. Thus the density of Rajouri district is 244 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 22 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,608 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Rajouri district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Rajouri, 8.14% people lived in urban regions while 91.86% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 52,314 out of which 34,603 were males while remaining 17,711 were females. In rural areas of Rajouri, male population was 310,748 while female population was 279,353.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Rajouri was 512 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Rajouri was 831 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Rajouri were 4,847 which is 9.27% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Rajouri was 899 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Rajouri was 867 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Rajouri for urban regions was 90.38 percent in which males were 94.99% literate while female literacy stood at 80.87%. The total literate population of Rajouri was 364,109. Similarly in rural areas of Rajouri, the average literacy rate was 66 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 76.02% and 54.94% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Rajouri were 321,210.

Rural Urban
Population % 91.86% 8.14%
Total population 590,101 52,314
Male population 310,748 34,603
Female population 279,353 17,711
Sex ratio 899 512
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 867 831
Child population 103,424 4,847
Literates 321,210 42,899
Average literacy 66% 90.38%
Male literacy 76.02% 94.99%
Female literacy 54.94% 80.87%

Child Population - Rajouri district

According to Census 2011, there were 108,271 children between age 0 to 6 years in Rajouri district. Out of which 58,051 were male while 50,220 were female.


Working Population - Rajouri district

In Rajouri district out of total population, 290,912 were engaged in work activities. 44.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 55.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 290,912 workers engaged in Main Work, 43,100 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 6,148 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 130,377 110,114 20,263
Cultivators 43,100 34,752 8,348
Agriculture Labourer 6,148 5,205 943
Household Industries 1,655 1,108 547
Other Workers 79,474 69,049 10,425
Marginal Workers 160,535 74,638 85,897
Non Working 351,503 160,599 190,904

Rajouri district Map


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