As per the Census 2011, the total Population of Jammu and Kashmir is 1.25 Cr. Thus the population of Jammu and Kashmir forms 1.04 percent of India in 2011. Jammu and Kashmir has total population of 12,541,302 in which males were 6,640,662 while females were 5,900,640.
Total area of Jammu and Kashmir is 222,236 square km. Thus the population Density of Jammu and Kashmir is 56 per square km which is higher than national average 382 per square km.
The total literacy rate of Jammu and Kashmir is 67.16% which is less than average literacy rate 72.98% of India. Also the male literacy rate is 76.75% and the female literacy rate is 56.43% in Jammu and Kashmir.
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The average sex ration is the number of females per 1000 males. As per the Census 2011, the Average Sex Ration of Jammu and Kashmir is 889 which is above than national average of 943 females per 1000 males. Also the child sex ration (age less than 6 years) of Jammu and Kashmir is at 862 which is lower than 918 of India.
In Jammu and Kashmir out of total population, 4,322,713 were engaged in work activities. 61.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 38.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 4,322,713 workers engaged in Main Work, 566,469 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 159,519 were Agricultural labourer.
As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Jammu and Kashmir, 27.38% people lived in urban regions while 72.62% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 3,433,242 out of which 1,866,185 were males while remaining 1,567,057 were females. In rural areas of Jammu and Kashmir, male population was 4,774,477 while female population was 4,333,583.
The average sex ratio in urban regions of Jammu and Kashmir was 840 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Jammu and Kashmir was 850 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Jammu and Kashmir were 425,897 which is 12.41% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Jammu and Kashmir was 908 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Jammu and Kashmir was 865 girls per 1000 boys.
The average literacy rate in Jammu and Kashmir for urban regions was 77.12 percent in which males were 83.92% literate while female literacy stood at 69.01%. The total literate population of Jammu and Kashmir was 7,067,233. Similarly in rural areas of Jammu and Kashmir, the average literacy rate was 63.18 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 73.76% and 51.64% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Jammu and Kashmir were 4,747,950.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||865||850|
List of districts of Jammu and Kashmir with Population, Literacy rate, Sex Ratio etc. As per the Census 2011, Jammu and Kashmir is divided into 22 districts (zilla) which act as the administrative divisions. Jammu is the largest district of Jammu and Kashmir by population, while the least populated district of Jammu and Kashmir is Leh.
Below is the complete list of districts (zilla) of Jammu and Kashmir sorted by population.