Salwah Population - Punch, Jammu and Kashmir

Salwah is a large village located in Mendhar Tehsil of Punch district, Jammu and Kashmir with total 1103 families residing. The Salwah village has population of 6456 of which 3232 are males while 3224 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Salwah village population of children with age 0-6 is 1324 which makes up 20.51 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Salwah village is 998 which is higher than Jammu and Kashmir state average of 889. Child Sex Ratio for the Salwah as per census is 922, higher than Jammu and Kashmir average of 862.

Salwah village has lower literacy rate compared to Jammu and Kashmir. In 2011, literacy rate of Salwah village was 65.51 % compared to 67.16 % of Jammu and Kashmir. In Salwah Male literacy stands at 78.80 % while female literacy rate was 52.45 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Salwah village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Salwah village.

Salwah Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 1,103 - -
Population 6,456 3,232 3,224
Child (0-6) 1,324 689 635
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 4,316 2,139 2,177
Literacy 65.51 % 78.80 % 52.45 %
Total Workers 2,902 1,291 1,611
Main Worker 728 - -
Marginal Worker 2,174 815 1,359

Caste Factor

In Salwah village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 66.85 % of total population in Salwah village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Salwah village of Punch.

Work Profile

In Salwah village out of total population, 2902 were engaged in work activities. 25.09 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 74.91 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 2902 workers engaged in Main Work, 120 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 54 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149