Kargil District : Census 2011 data

An official Census 2011 detail of Kargil, 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 Kargil District of Jammu and Kashmir.

In 2011, Kargil had population of 140,802 of which male and female were 77,785 and 63,017 respectively. In 2001 census, Kargil had a population of 119,307 of which males were 64,955 and remaining 54,352 were females. Kargil District population constituted 1.12 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Kargil District was at 1.18 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 18.02 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Kargil District recorded increase of 33.55 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Kargil Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 140,802 119,307
Male 77,785 64,955
Female 63,017 54,352
Population Growth 18.02% 33.55%
Area Sq. Km 14,036 14,036
Density/km2 10 9
Proportion to Jammu and Kashmir Population 1.12% 1.18%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 810 837
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 977 977
Average Literacy 71.34 60.85
Male Literacy 83.15 75.83
Female Literacy 56.30 42.38
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 19,928 19,928
Male Population (0-6 Age) 10,078 10,078
Female Population (0-6 Age) 9,850 9,850
Literates 86,236 0
Male Literates 56,301 0
Female Literates 29,935 0
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 14.15% 16.70%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 12.96% 15.52%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 15.63% 18.12%

Kargil District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Kargil district for 2011 is 10 people per sq. km. In 2001, Kargil district density was at 9 people per sq. km. Kargil district administers 14,036 square kilometers of areas.

Kargil Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Kargil in 2011 were 71.34 compared to 60.85 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 83.15 and 56.30 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 75.83 and 42.38 in Kargil District. Total literate in Kargil District were 86,236 of which male and female were 56,301 and 29,935 respectively. In 2001, Kargil District had 0 in its district.

Kargil Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Kargil, it stood at 810 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 837. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 977 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 977 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Kargil Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Kargil. There were total 19,928 children under age of 0-6 against 19,928 of 2001 census. Of total 19,928 male and female were 10,078 and 9,850 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 977 compared to 977 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 14.15 percent of Kargil District compared to 16.70 percent of 2001. There was net change of -2.55 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Kargil Houseless Census

In 2011, total 5 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Kargil district of Jammu and Kashmir. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 24. This approx 0.02% of total population of Kargil district.

Kargil Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 10,341 7.34 %
Muslims 108,239 76.87 %
Christian 604 0.43 %
Sikh 1,171 0.83 %
Buddhist 20,126 14.29 %
Jain 28 0.02 %
Others 4 0.00 %
Not Stated 289 0.21 %

Kargil Population 2015

What is the population of Kargil in 2015? The fact is, last census for Kargil district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Kargil district situated in Jammu and Kashmir. As per 2011, Kargil population is 140,802

Kargil District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Kargil population for 2011 census, 11.60 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 16,338 people lives in urban areas of which males are 10,082 and females are 6,256. Sex Ratio in urban region of Kargil district is 621 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Kargil district was 991 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 1,569 of which males and females were 788 and 781. This child population figure of Kargil district is 7.82 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Kargil district as per census 2011 is 83.55 % of which males and females are 92.82 % and 67.82 % literates respectively. In actual number 12,340 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 8,627 and 3,713 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 88.40 % population of Kargil districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Kargil district population living in rural areas is 124,464 of which males and females are 67,703 and 56,761 respectively. In rural areas of Kargil district, sex ratio is 838 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Kargil district is considered, figure is 976 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 18,359 in rural areas of which males were 9,290 and females were 9,069. The child population comprises 13.72 % of total rural population of Kargil district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Kargil district is 69.64 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 81.62 and 54.98 percent respectively. In total, 73,896 people were literate of which males and females were 47,674 and 26,222 respectively.

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Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 88.40 % 11.60 %
Total Population 124,464 16,338
Male Population 67,703 10,082
Female Population 56,761 6,256
Sex Ratio 838 621
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 976 991
Child Population (0-6) 18,359 1,569
Male Child(0-6) 9,290 788
Female Child(0-6) 9,069 781
Child Percentage (0-6) 14.75 % 9.60 %
Male Child Percentage 13.72 % 7.82 %
Female Child Percentage 15.98 % 12.48 %
Literates 73,896 12,340
Male Literates 47,674 8,627
Female Literates 26,222 3,713
Average Literacy 69.64 % 83.55 %
Male Literacy 81.62 % 92.82 %
Female Literacy 54.98 % 67.82 %

City/Metros in Kargil District

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

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