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

Srinagar district of Jammu and Kashmir has total population of 1,236,829 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 651,124 are males while 585,705 are females. In 2011 there were total 191,678 families residing in Srinagar district. The Average Sex Ratio of Srinagar district is 900.

Srinagar district, Jammu and Kashmir

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 98.6% people lives in Urban areas while 1.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 69.6% while that in the rural areas is 53.5%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Srinagar district is 899 while that of Rural areas is 942.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Srinagar district is 158300 which is 13% of the total population. There are 84897 male children and 73403 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Srinagar is 865 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (900) of Srinagar district.

The total literacy rate of Srinagar district is 69.41%. The male literacy rate is 66.31% and the female literacy rate is 54.1% in Srinagar district.

Population
1,236,829
Literacy
69.41%
Sex Ratio
900

To facilitate the administration, Srinagar district is further divided into 2 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Srinagar Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 158,300 84,897 73,403
Literacy 69.41% 66.31% 54.1%
Scheduled Caste 1,068 995 73
Scheduled Tribe 8,935 5,021 3,914
Illiterate 488,245 219,378 268,867

Caste-wise Population - Srinagar district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.7% of total population in Srinagar district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 1,068 995 73
Schedule Tribe 8,935 5,021 3,914

Religion-wise Population - Srinagar district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 42,540 (3.44%) 35,925 6,615
Muslim 1,177,342 (95.19%) 605,244 572,098
Christian 2,746 (0.22%) 1,771 975
Sikh 12,187 (0.99%) 6,975 5,212
Buddhist 285 (0.02%) 171 114
Jain 74 (0.01%) 39 35
Other Religion 2 (0%) 1 1
No Religion Specified 1,653 (0.13%) 998 655

Literacy Rate - Srinagar district

The total literacy rate of Srinagar district was 69.41% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 67.16% of Jammu and Kashmir. Population-wise, out of total 748,584 literates, males were 431,746 while females were 316,838. Also the male literacy rate was 76.25% and the female literacy rate was 61.85% in Srinagar district.

  Srinagar district Jammu and Kashmir
Female 61.85% 56.43%
Male 76.25% 76.75%
Total 69.41% 67.16%

Sex Ratio - Srinagar district

The Sex Ratio of Srinagar district is 900 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 900 females in Srinagar district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 865 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 900 ) of Srinagar district.


Population Density - Srinagar district

The total area of Srinagar district is 1,979 km2. Thus the density of Srinagar district is 625 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 295 sq. km. area is under urban region while 1,684 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Srinagar district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Srinagar, 98.6% people lived in urban regions while 1.4% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 1,219,516 out of which 642,208 were males while remaining 577,308 were females. In rural areas of Srinagar, male population was 8,916 while female population was 8,397.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Srinagar was 899 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Srinagar was 864 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Srinagar were 155,803 which is 12.78% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Srinagar was 942 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Srinagar was 924 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Srinagar for urban regions was 69.63 percent in which males were 76.43% literate while female literacy stood at 62.11%. The total literate population of Srinagar was 748,584. Similarly in rural areas of Srinagar, the average literacy rate was 53.51 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 63.17% and 43.29% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Srinagar were 7,928.

Rural Urban
Population % 1.4% 98.6%
Total population 17,313 1,219,516
Male population 8,916 642,208
Female population 8,397 577,308
Sex ratio 942 899
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 924 864
Child population 2,497 155,803
Literates 7,928 740,656
Average literacy 53.51% 69.63%
Male literacy 63.17% 76.43%
Female literacy 43.29% 62.11%

Child Population - Srinagar district

According to Census 2011, there were 158,300 children between age 0 to 6 years in Srinagar district. Out of which 84,897 were male while 73,403 were female.


Working Population - Srinagar district

In Srinagar district out of total population, 407,188 were engaged in work activities. 81.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 18.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 407,188 workers engaged in Main Work, 6,602 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 6,513 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 330,547 289,800 40,747
Cultivators 6,602 5,616 986
Agriculture Labourer 6,513 6,013 500
Household Industries 12,577 9,994 2,583
Other Workers 304,855 268,177 36,678
Marginal Workers 76,641 43,351 33,290
Non Working 829,641 317,973 511,668

Srinagar district Map


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