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

Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir has total population of 318,898 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 169,124 are males while 149,774 are females. In 2011 there were total 65,385 families residing in Samba district. The Average Sex Ratio of Samba district is 886.

Samba district, Jammu and Kashmir

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 16.8% people lives in Urban areas while 83.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.6% while that in the rural areas is 79.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Samba district is 802 while that of Rural areas is 904.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Samba district is 38669 which is 12% of the total population. There are 21737 male children and 16932 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Samba is 779 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (886) of Samba district.

The total literacy rate of Samba district is 81.41%. The male literacy rate is 77.05% and the female literacy rate is 65.32% in Samba district.

Population
318,898
Literacy
81.41%
Sex Ratio
886

To facilitate the administration, Samba district is further divided into 1 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Samba Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 38,669 21,737 16,932
Literacy 81.41% 77.05% 65.32%
Scheduled Caste 91,835 47,920 43,915
Scheduled Tribe 17,573 9,188 8,385
Illiterate 90,759 38,812 51,947

Caste-wise Population - Samba district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 28.8% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 5.5% of total population in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 91,835 47,920 43,915
Schedule Tribe 17,573 9,188 8,385

Religion-wise Population - Samba district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 275,311 (86.33%) 145,930 129,381
Muslim 22,950 (7.2%) 12,308 10,642
Christian 2,306 (0.72%) 1,434 872
Sikh 17,961 (5.63%) 9,254 8,707
Buddhist 48 (0.02%) 29 19
Jain 16 (0.01%) 8 8
Other Religion 6 (0%) 5 1
No Religion Specified 300 (0.09%) 156 144

Literacy Rate - Samba district

The total literacy rate of Samba district was 81.41% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 67.16% of Jammu and Kashmir. Population-wise, out of total 228,139 literates, males were 130,312 while females were 97,827. Also the male literacy rate was 88.41% and the female literacy rate was 73.64% in Samba district.

  Samba district Jammu and Kashmir
Female 73.64% 56.43%
Male 88.41% 76.75%
Total 81.41% 67.16%

Sex Ratio - Samba district

The Sex Ratio of Samba district is 886 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 886 females in Samba district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 779 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 886 ) of Samba district.


Population Density - Samba district

The total area of Samba district is 904 km2. Thus the density of Samba district is 353 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 39 sq. km. area is under urban region while 865 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Samba district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Samba, 16.81% people lived in urban regions while 83.19% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 53,615 out of which 29,759 were males while remaining 23,856 were females. In rural areas of Samba, male population was 139,365 while female population was 125,918.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Samba was 802 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Samba was 784 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Samba were 5,779 which is 10.78% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Samba was 904 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Samba was 778 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Samba for urban regions was 88.62 percent in which males were 93.75% literate while female literacy stood at 82.24%. The total literate population of Samba was 228,139. Similarly in rural areas of Samba, the average literacy rate was 79.93 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 87.24% and 72% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Samba were 185,746.

Rural Urban
Population % 83.19% 16.81%
Total population 265,283 53,615
Male population 139,365 29,759
Female population 125,918 23,856
Sex ratio 904 802
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 778 784
Child population 32,890 5,779
Literates 185,746 42,393
Average literacy 79.93% 88.62%
Male literacy 87.24% 93.75%
Female literacy 72% 82.24%

Child Population - Samba district

According to Census 2011, there were 38,669 children between age 0 to 6 years in Samba district. Out of which 21,737 were male while 16,932 were female.


Working Population - Samba district

In Samba district out of total population, 92,526 were engaged in work activities. 80.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 19.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 92,526 workers engaged in Main Work, 12,960 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2,414 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 74,129 67,523 6,606
Cultivators 12,960 11,788 1,172
Agriculture Labourer 2,414 2,243 171
Household Industries 1,079 968 111
Other Workers 57,676 52,524 5,152
Marginal Workers 18,397 14,429 3,968
Non Working 226,372 87,172 139,200

Samba district Map


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