Forest Block is a village situated in Charar- E- Shrief tehsil of Badgam district in Jammu and Kashmir. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 329 families residing in the village Forest Block. The total population of Forest Block is 3,237 out of which 1,683 are males and 1,554 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Forest Block is 923.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Forest Block village is 440 which is 14% of the total population. There are 171 male children and 269 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Forest Block is 1,573 which is greater than Average Sex Ratio (923) of Forest Block village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Forest Block is 11%. Thus Forest Block village has lower literacy rate compared to 44.5% of Badgam district. The male literacy rate is 13.16% and the female literacy rate is 8.56% in Forest Block village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Forest Block village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of the village.
As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Forest Block village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 45.7% of total population in Forest Block village.
In Forest Block village out of total population, 1,116 were engaged in work activities. 80.6% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 19.4% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,116 workers engaged in Main Work, 693 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 160 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Forest Block village in Charar- E- Shrief.
|Charri Pora Khanpora||1,887|
|Chelen Chunt Nar||6,131|