Puthwar is a village situated in Majalta tehsil of Udhampur district in Jammu and Kashmir. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 431 families residing in the village Puthwar. The total population of Puthwar is 2,269 out of which 1,163 are males and 1,106 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Puthwar is 951.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Puthwar village is 345 which is 15% of the total population. There are 186 male children and 159 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Puthwar is 855 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (951) of Puthwar village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Puthwar is 54.8%. Thus Puthwar village has lower literacy rate compared to 58.1% of Udhampur district. The male literacy rate is 61.31% and the female literacy rate is 48.05% in Puthwar village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Puthwar 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 Puthwar village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 16.2% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 23.7% of total population in Puthwar village.
In Puthwar village out of total population, 1,361 were engaged in work activities. 13.2% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 86.8% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,361 workers engaged in Main Work, 64 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 28 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Puthwar village in Majalta.