Leh District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of Leh, a district of Jammu and Kashmir has been released by Directorate of Census Operations in Jammu and Kashmir. Enumeration of key persons was also done by census officials in Leh District of Jammu and Kashmir.

In 2011, Leh had population of 133,487 of which male and female were 78,971 and 54,516 respectively. In 2001 census, Leh had a population of 117,232 of which males were 64,306 and remaining 52,926 were females. Leh District population constituted 1.06 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Leh District was at 1.16 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 13.87 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Leh District recorded increase of 30.15 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Leh Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 133,487 117,232
Male 78,971 64,306
Female 54,516 52,926
Population Growth 13.87% 30.15%
Area Sq. Km 45,110 45,110
Density/km2 3 3
Proportion to Jammu and Kashmir Population 1.06% 1.16%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 690 823
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 946 946
Average Literacy 77.20 65.34
Male Literacy 86.31 75.55
Female Literacy 63.56 52.70
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 12,016 12,016
Male Population (0-6 Age) 6,174 6,174
Female Population (0-6 Age) 5,842 5,842
Literates 93,770 0
Male Literates 62,834 0
Female Literates 30,936 0
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 9.00% 10.25%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 7.82% 9.60%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 10.72% 11.04%

Leh District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Leh district for 2011 is 3 people per sq. km. In 2001, Leh district density was at 3 people per sq. km. Leh district administers 45,110 square kilometers of areas.

Leh Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Leh in 2011 were 77.20 compared to 65.34 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 86.31 and 63.56 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 75.55 and 52.70 in Leh District. Total literate in Leh District were 93,770 of which male and female were 62,834 and 30,936 respectively. In 2001, Leh District had 0 in its district.

Leh Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Leh, it stood at 690 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 823. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 946 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 946 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Leh Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Leh. There were total 12,016 children under age of 0-6 against 12,016 of 2001 census. Of total 12,016 male and female were 6,174 and 5,842 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 946 compared to 946 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 9.00 percent of Leh District compared to 10.25 percent of 2001. There was net change of -1.25 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Leh Houseless Census

In 2011, total 11 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Leh district of Jammu and Kashmir. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 46. This approx 0.03% of total population of Leh district.

Leh Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 22,882 17.14 %
Muslims 19,057 14.28 %
Christian 658 0.49 %
Sikh 1,092 0.82 %
Buddhist 88,635 66.40 %
Jain 103 0.08 %
Others 54 0.04 %
Not Stated 1,006 0.75 %

Leh Population 2015

What is the population of Leh in 2015? The fact is, last census for Leh district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Leh district situated in Jammu and Kashmir. As per 2011, Leh population is 133,487

Leh District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Leh population for 2011 census, 34.21 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 45,671 people lives in urban areas of which males are 30,560 and females are 15,111. Sex Ratio in urban region of Leh district is 494 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Leh district was 989 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 2,963 of which males and females were 1,490 and 1,473. This child population figure of Leh district is 4.88 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Leh district as per census 2011 is 86.59 % of which males and females are 92.09 % and 74.86 % literates respectively. In actual number 36,981 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 26,772 and 10,209 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 65.79 % population of Leh districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Leh district population living in rural areas is 87,816 of which males and females are 48,411 and 39,405 respectively. In rural areas of Leh district, sex ratio is 814 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Leh district is considered, figure is 933 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 9,053 in rural areas of which males were 4,684 and females were 4,369. The child population comprises 9.68 % of total rural population of Leh district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Leh district is 72.10 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 82.47 and 59.16 percent respectively. In total, 56,789 people were literate of which males and females were 36,062 and 20,727 respectively.

All details regarding Leh District have been processed by us after receiving from Govt. of India. We are not responsible for errors to population census details of Leh District.

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 65.79 % 34.21 %
Total Population 87,816 45,671
Male Population 48,411 30,560
Female Population 39,405 15,111
Sex Ratio 814 494
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 933 989
Child Population (0-6) 9,053 2,963
Male Child(0-6) 4,684 1,490
Female Child(0-6) 4,369 1,473
Child Percentage (0-6) 10.31 % 6.49 %
Male Child Percentage 9.68 % 4.88 %
Female Child Percentage 11.09 % 9.75 %
Literates 56,789 36,981
Male Literates 36,062 26,772
Female Literates 20,727 10,209
Average Literacy 72.10 % 86.59 %
Male Literacy 82.47 % 92.09 %
Female Literacy 59.16 % 74.86 %

City/Metros in Leh District

Urban Agglomerations inside District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside Leh District
Cities inside Leh District Population Male Female
There is no Urban Agglomeration inside Leh District

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