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

Kishtwar Tehsil of Kishtwar district has total population of 129,489 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 67,709 are males while 61,780 are females. In 2011 there were total 24,115 families residing in Kishtwar Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Kishtwar Tehsil is 912.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 11.5% people lives in Urban areas while 88.5% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 86.1% while that in the rural areas is 56.9%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kishtwar Tehsil is 817 while that of Rural areas is 925.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kishtwar Tehsil is 20677 which is 16% of the total population. There are 10779 male children and 9898 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kishtwar Tehsil is 918 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 912 ) of Kishtwar Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Kishtwar Tehsil is 60.41%. The male literacy rate is 61.15% and the female literacy rate is 39.38% in Kishtwar Tehsil.

Population
129,489
Literacy
60.41%
Sex Ratio
912

To facilitate the administration, Kishtwar Tehsil is further divided into 1 town and 84 villages.

Kishtwar Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 20,677 10,779 9,898
Literacy 60.41% 61.15% 39.38%
Scheduled Caste 10,553 5,387 5,166
Scheduled Tribe 24,342 12,614 11,728
Illiterate 63,760 26,308 37,452

Caste-wise Population - Kishtwar Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 8.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 18.8% of total population in Kishtwar Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 10,553 5,387 5,166
Schedule Tribe 24,342 12,614 11,728

Religion-wise Population - Kishtwar Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 54,234 (41.88%) 29,080 25,154
Muslim 74,413 (57.47%) 38,104 36,309
Christian 179 (0.14%) 109 70
Sikh 440 (0.34%) 292 148
Buddhist 53 (0.04%) 25 28
Jain 2 (0%) 0 2
Other Religion 14 (0.01%) 7 7
No Religion Specified 154 (0.12%) 92 62

Literacy Rate - Kishtwar Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Kishtwar Tehsil in 2011 were 60.41% in which, male and female literacy were 72.72% and 46.89% respectively. Total literate in Kishtwar Tehsil were 65,729 of which male and female were 41,401 and 24,328 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Kishtwar Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Kishtwar Tehsil is 912 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 912 females in Kishtwar Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 918 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio ( 912 ) of Kishtwar Tehsil.


Child Population - Kishtwar Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 20,677 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kishtwar Tehsil. Out of which 20,677 were male while 20,677 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Kishtwar Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 2,710 families under Kishtwar Tehsil living in urban areas while 2,710 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 11.5% of total population of Kishtwar Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 88.5% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 1,627 while that in rural region is 19,050.

Total Urban Rural
Population 129,489 14,865 114,624
Children (0 - 6 years) 20,677 1,627 19,050
Schedule Caste 10,553 287 10,266
Schedule Tribe 24,342 80 24,262
Literacy 60.41% 86.07% 56.85%
Sex Ratio 912 817 925

Working Population - Kishtwar Tehsil

In Kishtwar Tehsil out of total population, 45,155 were engaged in work activities. 59.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 40.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 45,155 workers engaged in Main Work, 9,712 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2,421 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 26,734 20,680 6,054
Cultivators 9,712 6,498 3,214
Agriculture Labourer 2,421 1,647 774
Household Industries 282 153 129
Other Workers 14,319 12,382 1,937
Marginal Workers 18,421 11,059 7,362
Non Working 84,334 35,970 48,364

Kishtwar Tehsil Map


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