Handwara Population Census 2011 - 2018

Overview

Handwara is a Municipal Committee city in district of Kupwara, Jammu and Kashmir. The Handwara city is divided into 13 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Handwara Municipal Committee has population of 13,600 of which 7,379 are males while 6,221 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.

Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 1938 which is 14.25 % of total population of Handwara (MC). In Handwara Municipal Committee, Female Sex Ratio is of 843 against state average of 889. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Handwara is around 988 compared to Jammu and Kashmir state average of 862. Literacy rate of Handwara city is 77.26 % higher than state average of 67.16 %. In Handwara, Male literacy is around 87.40 % while female literacy rate is 64.91 %.

Handwara Municipal Committee has total administration over 2,011 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.

Handwara Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.43 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.12 % of total population in Handwara (MC).

Handwara Work Profile

Out of total population, 4,068 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 3,618 were males while 450 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity. Of total 4068 working population, 75.44 % were engaged in Main Work while 24.56 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.

Handwara 2018 Population

The next census for Handwara Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2018 are estimates only.

Handwara Religion Data 2011

Town Population Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Handwara 13,600 8.25% 90.29% 0.51% 0.54% 0.02% 0.01% 0.04% 0.34%

Handwara Wards

# Ward Sub Division District State
1 Handwara Ward No - 1 Handwara Kupwara Jammu and Kashmir
2 Handwara Ward No - 2 Handwara Kupwara Jammu and Kashmir
3 Handwara Ward No - 3 Handwara Kupwara Jammu and Kashmir
4 Handwara Ward No - 4 Handwara Kupwara Jammu and Kashmir
5 Handwara Ward No - 5 Handwara Kupwara Jammu and Kashmir
6 Handwara Ward No - 6 Handwara Kupwara Jammu and Kashmir
7 Handwara Ward No - 7 Handwara Kupwara Jammu and Kashmir
8 Handwara Ward No - 8 Handwara Kupwara Jammu and Kashmir
9 Handwara Ward No - 9 Handwara Kupwara Jammu and Kashmir
10 Handwara Ward No - 10 Handwara Kupwara Jammu and Kashmir
11 Handwara Ward No - 11 Handwara Kupwara Jammu and Kashmir
12 Handwara Ward No - 12 Handwara Kupwara Jammu and Kashmir
13 Handwara Ward No - 13 Handwara Kupwara Jammu and Kashmir

# Metropolitan Population
1 Mumbai 18,394,912
2 Delhi 16,349,831
3 Kolkata 14,035,959
4 Chennai 8,653,521
5 Bangalore 8,520,435
# State Sex Ratio
1 Kerala 1084
2 Puducherry 1037
3 Tamil Nadu 996
4 Andhra Pradesh 993
5 Chhattisgarh 991
# State Literacy
1 Kerala 94.00 %
2 Lakshadweep 91.85 %
3 Mizoram 91.33 %
4 Goa 88.70 %
5 Tripura 87.22 %