Pahalgam is a Municipal Committee city in district of Anantnag, Jammu and Kashmir. The Pahalgam city is divided into 13 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Pahalgam Municipal Committee has population of 9,264 of which 5,541 are males while 3,723 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 1245 which is 13.44 % of total population of Pahalgam (MC). In Pahalgam Municipal Committee, Female Sex Ratio is of 672 against state average of 889. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Pahalgam is around 989 compared to Jammu and Kashmir state average of 862. Literacy rate of Pahalgam city is 64.87 % lower than state average of 67.16 %. In Pahalgam, Male literacy is around 80.57 % while female literacy rate is 40.01 %.
Pahalgam Municipal Committee has total administration over 966 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.
Pahalgam Caste Factor
Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 1.48 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 0.71 % of total population in Pahalgam (MC).
Pahalgam Work Profile
Out of total population, 4,169 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 3,599 were males while 570 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 4169 working population, 77.62 % were engaged in Main Work while 22.38 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Pahalgam 2019 Population
The next census for Pahalgam Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2019 are estimates only.