Kanthal is a village situated in Bani tehsil of Kathua district in Jammu and Kashmir. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 459 families residing in the village Kanthal. The total population of Kanthal is 2,584 out of which 1,356 are males and 1,228 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Kanthal is 906.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Kanthal village is 403 which is 16% of the total population. There are 217 male children and 186 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Kanthal is 857 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (906) of Kanthal village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Kanthal is 62.5%. Thus Kanthal village has lower literacy rate compared to 63.1% of Kathua district. The male literacy rate is 79.54% and the female literacy rate is 43.86% in Kanthal village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Kanthal 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 Kanthal village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.1% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 82% of total population in Kanthal village.
In Kanthal village out of total population, 1,350 were engaged in work activities. 60.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 39.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,350 workers engaged in Main Work, 673 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 21 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Kanthal village in Bani.