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

Kulgam Tehsil of Kulgam district has total population of 285,773 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 145,794 are males while 139,979 are females. In 2011 there were total 49,700 families residing in Kulgam Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Kulgam Tehsil is 960.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 24.8% people lives in Urban areas while 75.2% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 66.7% while that in the rural areas is 60.8%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Kulgam Tehsil is 940 while that of Rural areas is 967.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kulgam Tehsil is 46399 which is 16% of the total population. There are 24594 male children and 21805 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kulgam Tehsil is 887 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 960 ) of Kulgam Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Kulgam Tehsil is 62.31%. The male literacy rate is 60.92% and the female literacy rate is 43.11% in Kulgam Tehsil.

Population
285,773
Literacy
62.31%
Sex Ratio
960

To facilitate the administration, Kulgam Tehsil is further divided into 7 towns and 163 villages.

Kulgam Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 46,399 24,594 21,805
Literacy 62.31% 60.92% 43.11%
Scheduled Caste 3 1 2
Scheduled Tribe 7,582 3,988 3,594
Illiterate 136,609 56,974 79,635

Caste-wise Population - Kulgam Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 2.7% of total population in Kulgam Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 3 1 2
Schedule Tribe 7,582 3,988 3,594

Religion-wise Population - Kulgam Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 2,621 (0.92%) 1,954 667
Muslim 281,481 (98.5%) 142,903 138,578
Christian 349 (0.12%) 201 148
Sikh 966 (0.34%) 520 446
Buddhist 16 (0.01%) 10 6
Jain 9 (0%) 6 3
Other Religion 6 (0%) 4 2
No Religion Specified 325 (0.11%) 196 129

Literacy Rate - Kulgam Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Kulgam Tehsil in 2011 were 62.31% in which, male and female literacy were 73.28% and 51.06% respectively. Total literate in Kulgam Tehsil were 149,164 of which male and female were 88,820 and 60,344 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Kulgam Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Kulgam Tehsil is 960 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 960 females in Kulgam Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 887 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 960 ) of Kulgam Tehsil.


Child Population - Kulgam Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 46,399 children between age 0 to 6 years in Kulgam Tehsil. Out of which 46,399 were male while 46,399 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Kulgam Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 12,412 families under Kulgam Tehsil living in urban areas while 12,412 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 24.8% of total population of Kulgam Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 75.2% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 10,510 while that in rural region is 35,889.

Total Urban Rural
Population 285,773 70,848 214,925
Children (0 - 6 years) 46,399 10,510 35,889
Schedule Caste 3 1 2
Schedule Tribe 7,582 125 7,457
Literacy 62.31% 66.68% 60.84%
Sex Ratio 960 940 967

Working Population - Kulgam Tehsil

In Kulgam Tehsil out of total population, 106,293 were engaged in work activities. 52.5% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 47.5% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 106,293 workers engaged in Main Work, 18,961 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 5,200 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 55,802 50,126 5,676
Cultivators 18,961 16,590 2,371
Agriculture Labourer 5,200 4,906 294
Household Industries 1,834 1,479 355
Other Workers 29,807 27,151 2,656
Marginal Workers 50,491 18,581 31,910
Non Working 179,480 77,087 102,393

Kulgam Tehsil Map


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