Forest Block is a large village located in Kokernag Tehsil of Anantnag district, Jammu and Kashmir with total 1411 families residing. The Forest Block village has population of 11344 of which 6067 are males while 5277 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Forest Block village population of children with age 0-6 is 2156 which makes up 19.01 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Forest Block village is 870 which is lower than Jammu and Kashmir state average of 889. Child Sex Ratio for the Forest Block as per census is 918, 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 20.69 % compared to 67.16 % of Jammu and Kashmir. In Forest Block Male literacy stands at 25.37 % while female literacy rate was 15.24 %.
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 78.77 % 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, 4478 were engaged in work activities. 15.36 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 84.64 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 4478 workers engaged in Main Work, 188 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 139 were Agricultural labourer.