Ari is a large village located in Mendhar Tehsil of Punch district, Jammu and Kashmir with total 1544 families residing. The Ari village has population of 7772 of which 3944 are males while 3828 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Ari village population of children with age 0-6 is 1256 which makes up 16.16 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Ari village is 971 which is higher than Jammu and Kashmir state average of 889. Child Sex Ratio for the Ari as per census is 828, lower than Jammu and Kashmir average of 862.
Ari village has higher literacy rate compared to Jammu and Kashmir. In 2011, literacy rate of Ari village was 74.48 % compared to 67.16 % of Jammu and Kashmir. In Ari Male literacy stands at 85.57 % while female literacy rate was 63.39 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Ari village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village.
Since, no official census for 2018 has been carried out, only estimates are available for Ari village population 2018. Next census will be conducted in 2021 for Ari village.
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Ari village of Punch has substantial population of Schedule Tribe (ST).
Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 26.90 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 0.05 % of total population in Ari village.
In Ari village out of total population, 3448 were engaged in work activities. 40.78 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 59.22 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 3448 workers engaged in Main Work, 450 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 136 were Agricultural labourer.