Forest Block is a large village located in Pahalgam Tehsil of Anantnag district, Jammu and Kashmir with total 1796 families residing. The Forest Block village has population of 9402 of which 4993 are males while 4409 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Forest Block village population of children with age 0-6 is 1701 which makes up 18.09 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Forest Block village is 883 which is lower than Jammu and Kashmir state average of 889. Child Sex Ratio for the Forest Block as per census is 907, higher than Jammu and Kashmir average of 862.
Forest Block village has lower literacy rate compared to Jammu and Kashmir. In 2011, literacy rate of Forest Block village was 15.60 % compared to 67.16 % of Jammu and Kashmir. In Forest Block Male literacy stands at 21.56 % while female literacy rate was 8.81 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Forest Block 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 Forest Block village.
Forest Block Data
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In Forest Block village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST).
Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 86.49 % of total population in Forest Block village.
There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Forest Block village of Anantnag.
In Forest Block village out of total population, 3265 were engaged in work activities. 64.32 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 35.68 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 3265 workers engaged in Main Work, 175 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 448 were Agricultural labourer.