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

Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir has total population of 554,985 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 296,784 are males while 258,201 are females. In 2011 there were total 99,240 families residing in Udhampur district. The Average Sex Ratio of Udhampur district is 870.

Udhampur district, Jammu and Kashmir

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 19.5% people lives in Urban areas while 80.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88% while that in the rural areas is 63.4%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Udhampur district is 696 while that of Rural areas is 918.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Udhampur district is 84332 which is 15% of the total population. There are 44703 male children and 39629 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Udhampur is 886 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (870) of Udhampur district.

The total literacy rate of Udhampur district is 68.49%. The male literacy rate is 66.56% and the female literacy rate is 48.34% in Udhampur district.

Population
554,985
Literacy
68.49%
Sex Ratio
870

To facilitate the administration, Udhampur 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.

Udhampur Data as per Census 2011

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 84,332 44,703 39,629
Literacy 68.49% 66.56% 48.34%
Scheduled Caste 138,569 72,093 66,476
Scheduled Tribe 56,309 29,142 27,167
Illiterate 232,631 99,241 133,390

Caste-wise Population - Udhampur district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 25% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 10.1% of total population in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 138,569 72,093 66,476
Schedule Tribe 56,309 29,142 27,167

Religion-wise Population - Udhampur district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 489,044 (88.12%) 262,013 227,031
Muslim 59,771 (10.77%) 31,219 28,552
Christian 1,962 (0.35%) 1,118 844
Sikh 3,418 (0.62%) 1,974 1,444
Buddhist 106 (0.02%) 73 33
Jain 57 (0.01%) 32 25
Other Religion 235 (0.04%) 119 116
No Religion Specified 392 (0.07%) 236 156

Literacy Rate - Udhampur district

The total literacy rate of Udhampur district was 68.49% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 67.16% of Jammu and Kashmir. Population-wise, out of total 322,354 literates, males were 197,543 while females were 124,811. Also the male literacy rate was 78.36% and the female literacy rate was 57.1% in Udhampur district.

  Udhampur district Jammu and Kashmir
Female 57.1% 56.43%
Male 78.36% 76.75%
Total 68.49% 67.16%

Sex Ratio - Udhampur district

The Sex Ratio of Udhampur district is 870 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 870 females in Udhampur district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 886 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 870 ) of Udhampur district.


Population Density - Udhampur district

The total area of Udhampur district is 2,637 km2. Thus the density of Udhampur district is 210 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 44 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,593 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Udhampur district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Udhampur, 19.5% people lived in urban regions while 80.5% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 108,208 out of which 63,810 were males while remaining 44,398 were females. In rural areas of Udhampur, male population was 232,974 while female population was 213,803.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Udhampur was 696 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Udhampur was 829 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Udhampur were 11,039 which is 10.2% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Udhampur was 918 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Udhampur was 896 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Udhampur for urban regions was 87.96 percent in which males were 92.56% literate while female literacy stood at 81.21%. The total literate population of Udhampur was 322,354. Similarly in rural areas of Udhampur, the average literacy rate was 63.42 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 74.14% and 51.8% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Udhampur were 236,882.

Rural Urban
Population % 80.5% 19.5%
Total population 446,777 108,208
Male population 232,974 63,810
Female population 213,803 44,398
Sex ratio 918 696
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 896 829
Child population 73,293 11,039
Literates 236,882 85,472
Average literacy 63.42% 87.96%
Male literacy 74.14% 92.56%
Female literacy 51.8% 81.21%

Child Population - Udhampur district

According to Census 2011, there were 84,332 children between age 0 to 6 years in Udhampur district. Out of which 44,703 were male while 39,629 were female.


Working Population - Udhampur district

In Udhampur district out of total population, 243,672 were engaged in work activities. 62.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 37.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 243,672 workers engaged in Main Work, 57,687 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 3,858 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 152,442 127,825 24,617
Cultivators 57,687 46,466 11,221
Agriculture Labourer 3,858 2,926 932
Household Industries 1,210 920 290
Other Workers 89,687 77,513 12,174
Marginal Workers 91,230 36,020 55,210
Non Working 311,313 132,939 178,374

Udhampur district Map


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