Punch is a Municipal Council city in district of Punch, Jammu and Kashmir. The Punch city is divided into 17 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Punch Municipal Council has population of 26,854 of which 16,063 are males while 10,791 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 2582 which is 9.61 % of total population of Punch (M Cl). In Punch Municipal Council, Female Sex Ratio is of 672 against state average of 889. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Punch is around 889 compared to Jammu and Kashmir state average of 862. Literacy rate of Punch city is 91.33 % higher than state average of 67.16 %. In Punch, Male literacy is around 95.72 % while female literacy rate is 84.60 %.
Punch Municipal Council has total administration over 4,943 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipal Council limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Punch Caste Factor
Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 6.64 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 1.02 % of total population in Punch (M Cl).
Punch Work Profile
Out of total population, 10,457 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 9,088 were males while 1,369 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 10457 working population, 89.54 % were engaged in Main Work while 10.46 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Punch 2019 Population
The next census for Punch Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2019 are estimates only.