Surjan is a village situated in Bani tehsil of Kathua district in Jammu and Kashmir. As per the Population Census 2011, there are total 546 families residing in the village Surjan. The total population of Surjan is 3,134 out of which 1,616 are males and 1,518 are females thus the Average Sex Ratio of Surjan is 939.
The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Surjan village is 546 which is 17% of the total population. There are 282 male children and 264 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Surjan is 936 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (939) of Surjan village.
As per the Census 2011, the literacy rate of Surjan is 58.4%. Thus Surjan village has lower literacy rate compared to 63.1% of Kathua district. The male literacy rate is 75.56% and the female literacy rate is 40.19% in Surjan village.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act (Amendment 1998), Surjan 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 Surjan village.
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 3.4% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 63.7% of total population in Surjan village.
In Surjan village out of total population, 1,894 were engaged in work activities. 77.1% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 22.9% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1,894 workers engaged in Main Work, 1,190 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 29 were Agricultural labourer.
Below are the list of villages near Surjan village in Bani.