Kupwara is a Municipal Committee city in district of Kupwara, Jammu and Kashmir. The Kupwara city is divided into 13 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Kupwara Municipal Committee has population of 21,771 of which 15,120 are males while 6,651 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 2093 which is 9.61 % of total population of Kupwara (MC). In Kupwara Municipal Committee, Female Sex Ratio is of 440 against state average of 889. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Kupwara is around 934 compared to Jammu and Kashmir state average of 862. Literacy rate of Kupwara city is 86.64 % higher than state average of 67.16 %. In Kupwara, Male literacy is around 91.91 % while female literacy rate is 73.51 %.
Kupwara Municipal Committee has total administration over 1,934 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipal Committee limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Kupwara Caste Factor
Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 3.69 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 0.11 % of total population in Kupwara (MC).
Kupwara Work Profile
Out of total population, 10,733 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 9,506 were males while 1,227 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 10733 working population, 89.23 % were engaged in Main Work while 10.77 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.