Joshimath is a Nagar Palika Parishad city in district of Chamoli, Uttarakhand. The Joshimath city is divided into 9 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Joshimath Nagar Palika Parishad has population of 16,709 of which 9,988 are males while 6,721 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 2103 which is 12.59 % of total population of Joshimath (NPP). In Joshimath Nagar Palika Parishad, Female Sex Ratio is of 673 against state average of 963. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Joshimath is around 866 compared to Uttarakhand state average of 890. Literacy rate of Joshimath city is 91.28 % higher than state average of 78.82 %. In Joshimath, Male literacy is around 95.23 % while female literacy rate is 85.19 %.
Joshimath Nagar Palika Parishad has total administration over 3,898 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Nagar Palika Parishad limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Joshimath Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 14.02 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 10.24 % of total population in Joshimath (NPP).
Joshimath Work Profile
Out of total population, 7,368 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 6,102 were males while 1,266 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 7368 working population, 95.93 % were engaged in Main Work while 4.07 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Joshimath 2019 Population
The next census for Joshimath Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2019 are estimates only.