Forest Block is a large village located in Dooru Tehsil of Anantnag district, Jammu and Kashmir with total 828 families residing. The Forest Block village has population of 5102 of which 2725 are males while 2377 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Forest Block village population of children with age 0-6 is 1191 which makes up 23.34 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Forest Block village is 872 which is lower than Jammu and Kashmir state average of 889. Child Sex Ratio for the Forest Block as per census is 864, 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 19.59 % compared to 67.16 % of Jammu and Kashmir. In Forest Block Male literacy stands at 24.98 % while female literacy rate was 13.42 %.
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 97.14 % 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, 1918 were engaged in work activities. 55.63 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 44.37 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 1918 workers engaged in Main Work, 180 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 294 were Agricultural labourer.