Kotan is a medium size village located in Mendhar Tehsil of Punch district, Jammu and Kashmir with total 277 families residing. The Kotan village has population of 1338 of which 665 are males while 673 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Kotan village population of children with age 0-6 is 195 which makes up 14.57 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Kotan village is 1012 which is higher than Jammu and Kashmir state average of 889. Child Sex Ratio for the Kotan as per census is 773, lower than Jammu and Kashmir average of 862.
Kotan village has higher literacy rate compared to Jammu and Kashmir. In 2011, literacy rate of Kotan village was 70.60 % compared to 67.16 % of Jammu and Kashmir. In Kotan Male literacy stands at 80.54 % while female literacy rate was 61.22 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Kotan 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 Kotan village.
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Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 12.33 % of total population in Kotan village.
There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Kotan village of Punch.
In Kotan village out of total population, 394 were engaged in work activities. 18.02 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 81.98 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 394 workers engaged in Main Work, 1 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 0 were Agricultural labourer.