Shupiyan is a Municipal Committee city in district of Shupiyan, Jammu and Kashmir. The Shupiyan city is divided into 13 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Shupiyan Municipal Committee has population of 16,360 of which 9,319 are males while 7,041 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 2063 which is 12.61 % of total population of Shupiyan (MC). In Shupiyan Municipal Committee, Female Sex Ratio is of 756 against state average of 889. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Shupiyan is around 800 compared to Jammu and Kashmir state average of 862. Literacy rate of Shupiyan city is 78.65 % higher than state average of 67.16 %. In Shupiyan, Male literacy is around 86.74 % while female literacy rate is 67.85 %.
Shupiyan Municipal Committee has total administration over 2,553 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.
Shupiyan Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 0.23 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.13 % of total population in Shupiyan (MC).
Shupiyan Work Profile
Out of total population, 6,797 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 5,655 were males while 1,142 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 6797 working population, 83.36 % were engaged in Main Work while 16.64 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.