Kargil Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Kargil district, Jammu and Kashmir

Kargil Tehsil of Kargil district has total population of 86,461 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 49,431 are males while 37,030 are females. In 2011 there were total 10,867 families residing in Kargil Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Kargil Tehsil is 749.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 18.9% people lives in Urban areas while 81.1% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 83.6% while that in the rural areas is 74.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kargil Tehsil is 621 while that of Rural areas is 782.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kargil Tehsil is 11677 which is 14% of the total population. There are 5895 male children and 5782 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kargil Tehsil is 981 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 749 ) of Kargil Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Kargil Tehsil is 76.56%. The male literacy rate is 77.15% and the female literacy rate is 51.62% in Kargil Tehsil.

Population
86,461
Literacy
76.56%
Sex Ratio
749

To facilitate the administration, Kargil Tehsil is further divided into 1 town and 66 villages.

Kargil Tehsil Data

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Kargil Tehsil.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 11,677 5,895 5,782
Literacy 76.56% 77.15% 51.62%
Scheduled Caste 18 12 6
Scheduled Tribe 72,184 37,054 35,130
Illiterate 29,210 11,294 17,916

Caste-wise Population - Kargil Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 83.5% of total population in Kargil Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 18 12 6
Schedule Tribe 72,184 37,054 35,130

Religion-wise Population - Kargil Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 9,157 (10.59%) 8,859 298
Muslim 68,578 (79.32%) 35,399 33,179
Christian 505 (0.58%) 473 32
Sikh 1,159 (1.34%) 1,092 67
Buddhist 6,802 (7.87%) 3,429 3,373
Jain 14 (0.02%) 10 4
Other Religion 1 (0%) 1 0
No Religion Specified 245 (0.28%) 168 77

Literacy Rate - Kargil Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Kargil Tehsil in 2011 were 76.56% in which, male and female literacy were 87.6% and 61.17% respectively. Total literate in Kargil Tehsil were 57,251 of which male and female were 38,137 and 19,114 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Kargil Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Kargil Tehsil is 749 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 749 females in Kargil Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 981 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 749 ) of Kargil Tehsil.


Child Population - Kargil Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 11,677 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kargil Tehsil. Out of which 11,677 were male while 11,677 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Kargil Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 2,191 families under Kargil Tehsil living in urban areas while 2,191 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 18.9% of total population of Kargil Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 81.1% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 1,569 while that in rural region is 10,108.

Total Urban Rural
Population 86,461 16,338 70,123
Children (0 - 6 years) 11,677 1,569 10,108
Schedule Caste 18 8 10
Schedule Tribe 72,184 11,496 60,688
Literacy 76.56% 83.55% 74.83%
Sex Ratio 749 621 782

Working Population - Kargil Tehsil

In Kargil Tehsil out of total population, 33,162 were engaged in work activities. 65.8% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 34.2% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 33,162 workers engaged in Main Work, 811 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 208 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 21,807 19,589 2,218
Cultivators 811 635 176
Agriculture Labourer 208 172 36
Household Industries 129 86 43
Other Workers 20,659 18,696 1,963
Marginal Workers 11,355 7,089 4,266
Non Working 53,299 22,753 30,546

Kargil Tehsil Map


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