Punch District : Census 2011 data

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

In 2011, Punch had population of 476,835 of which male and female were 251,899 and 224,936 respectively. In 2001 census, Punch had a population of 372,613 of which males were 194,213 and remaining 178,400 were females. Punch District population constituted 3.80 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Punch District was at 3.67 percent of Maharashtra population.

There was change of 27.97 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Punch District recorded increase of 28.17 percent to its population compared to 1991.

Punch Table Data

Description 2011 2001
Actual Population 476,835 372,613
Male 251,899 194,213
Female 224,936 178,400
Population Growth 27.97% 28.17%
Area Sq. Km 1,674 1,674
Density/km2 285 223
Proportion to Jammu and Kashmir Population 3.80% 3.67%
Sex Ratio (Per 1000) 893 919
Child Sex Ratio (0-6 Age) 893 893
Average Literacy 66.74 51.19
Male Literacy 78.84 65.04
Female Literacy 53.19 35.96
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 84,674 84,674
Male Population (0-6 Age) 44,733 44,733
Female Population (0-6 Age) 39,941 39,941
Literates 261,724 0
Male Literates 163,333 0
Female Literates 98,391 0
Child Proportion (0-6 Age) 17.76% 22.72%
Boys Proportion (0-6 Age) 17.76% 23.03%
Girls Proportion (0-6 Age) 17.76% 22.39%

Punch District Density 2011

The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Punch district for 2011 is 285 people per sq. km. In 2001, Punch district density was at 223 people per sq. km. Punch district administers 1,674 square kilometers of areas.

Punch Literacy Rate 2011

Average literacy rate of Punch in 2011 were 66.74 compared to 51.19 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 78.84 and 53.19 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 65.04 and 35.96 in Punch District. Total literate in Punch District were 261,724 of which male and female were 163,333 and 98,391 respectively. In 2001, Punch District had 0 in its district.

Punch Sex Ratio 2011

With regards to Sex Ratio in Punch, it stood at 893 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 919. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 893 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 893 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.

Punch Child Population 2011

In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Punch. There were total 84,674 children under age of 0-6 against 84,674 of 2001 census. Of total 84,674 male and female were 44,733 and 39,941 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 893 compared to 893 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 17.76 percent of Punch District compared to 22.72 percent of 2001. There was net change of -4.96 percent in this compared to previous census of India.

Punch Houseless Census

In 2011, total 70 families live on footpath or without any roof cover in Punch district of Jammu and Kashmir. Total Population of all who lived without roof at the time of Census 2011 numbers to 319. This approx 0.07% of total population of Punch district.

Punch Religion-wise Data 2011

Description Total Percentage
Hindu 32,604 6.84 %
Muslims 431,279 90.45 %
Christian 958 0.20 %
Sikh 11,188 2.35 %
Buddhist 83 0.02 %
Jain 10 0.00 %
Others 2 0.00 %
Not Stated 711 0.15 %

Punch Population 2015

What is the population of Punch in 2015? The fact is, last census for Punch district was done only in 2011 and next such census would only be in 2021. There is no actual figure for population of Punch district situated in Jammu and Kashmir. As per 2011, Punch population is 476,835

Punch District Urban/Rural 2011

Out of the total Punch population for 2011 census, 8.10 percent lives in urban regions of district. In total 38,630 people lives in urban areas of which males are 22,125 and females are 16,505. Sex Ratio in urban region of Punch district is 746 as per 2011 census data. Similarly child sex ratio in Punch district was 884 in 2011 census. Child population (0-6) in urban region was 4,433 of which males and females were 2,353 and 2,080. This child population figure of Punch district is 10.64 % of total urban population. Average literacy rate in Punch district as per census 2011 is 88.26 % of which males and females are 94.16 % and 80.18 % literates respectively. In actual number 30,183 people are literate in urban region of which males and females are 18,617 and 11,566 respectively.

As per 2011 census, 91.90 % population of Punch districts lives in rural areas of villages. The total Punch district population living in rural areas is 438,205 of which males and females are 229,774 and 208,431 respectively. In rural areas of Punch district, sex ratio is 907 females per 1000 males. If child sex ratio data of Punch district is considered, figure is 893 girls per 1000 boys. Child population in the age 0-6 is 80,241 in rural areas of which males were 42,380 and females were 37,861. The child population comprises 18.44 % of total rural population of Punch district. Literacy rate in rural areas of Punch district is 64.68 % as per census data 2011. Gender wise, male and female literacy stood at 77.23 and 50.90 percent respectively. In total, 231,541 people were literate of which males and females were 144,716 and 86,825 respectively.

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

Description Rural Urban
Population (%) 91.90 % 8.10 %
Total Population 438,205 38,630
Male Population 229,774 22,125
Female Population 208,431 16,505
Sex Ratio 907 746
Child Sex Ratio (0-6) 893 884
Child Population (0-6) 80,241 4,433
Male Child(0-6) 42,380 2,353
Female Child(0-6) 37,861 2,080
Child Percentage (0-6) 18.31 % 11.48 %
Male Child Percentage 18.44 % 10.64 %
Female Child Percentage 18.16 % 12.60 %
Literates 231,541 30,183
Male Literates 144,716 18,617
Female Literates 86,825 11,566
Average Literacy 64.68 % 88.26 %
Male Literacy 77.23 % 94.16 %
Female Literacy 50.90 % 80.18 %

City/Metros in Punch District

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

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