Ajas is a large village located in Sonawari Tehsil of Bandipora district, Jammu and Kashmir with total 1908 families residing. The Ajas village has population of 12961 of which 6726 are males while 6235 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Ajas village population of children with age 0-6 is 2160 which makes up 16.67 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Ajas village is 927 which is higher than Jammu and Kashmir state average of 889. Child Sex Ratio for the Ajas as per census is 815, lower than Jammu and Kashmir average of 862.
Ajas village has lower literacy rate compared to Jammu and Kashmir. In 2011, literacy rate of Ajas village was 56.88 % compared to 67.16 % of Jammu and Kashmir. In Ajas Male literacy stands at 68.91 % while female literacy rate was 44.24 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Ajas 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 Ajas village population 2018. Next census will be conducted in 2021 for Ajas village.
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Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 19.16 % of total population in Ajas village.
There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Ajas village of Bandipora.
In Ajas village out of total population, 3966 were engaged in work activities. 54.77 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 45.23 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 3966 workers engaged in Main Work, 212 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 328 were Agricultural labourer.