Khowas is a medium size village located in Budhal Tehsil of Rajouri district, Jammu and Kashmir with total 190 families residing. The Khowas village has population of 944 of which 471 are males while 473 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Khowas village population of children with age 0-6 is 176 which makes up 18.64 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Khowas village is 1004 which is higher than Jammu and Kashmir state average of 889. Child Sex Ratio for the Khowas as per census is 1095, higher than Jammu and Kashmir average of 862.
Khowas village has lower literacy rate compared to Jammu and Kashmir. In 2011, literacy rate of Khowas village was 58.07 % compared to 67.16 % of Jammu and Kashmir. In Khowas Male literacy stands at 68.48 % while female literacy rate was 47.51 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Khowas 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 Khowas village.
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Khowas village of Rajouri has substantial population of Schedule Tribe (ST).
Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 27.65 % of total population in Khowas village.
There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Khowas village of Rajouri.
In Khowas village out of total population, 581 were engaged in work activities. 37.69 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 62.31 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 581 workers engaged in Main Work, 160 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 3 were Agricultural labourer.