Poochal is a large village located in Kishtwar of Kishtwar district, Jammu and Kashmir with total 1326 families residing. The Poochal village has population of 7042 of which 3539 are males while 3503 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Poochal village population of children with age 0-6 is 859 which makes up 12.20 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Poochal village is 990 which is higher than Jammu and Kashmir state average of 889. Child Sex Ratio for the Poochal as per census is 859, lower than Jammu and Kashmir average of 862.
Poochal village has higher literacy rate compared to Jammu and Kashmir. In 2011, literacy rate of Poochal village was 77.76 % compared to 67.16 % of Jammu and Kashmir. In Poochal Male literacy stands at 90.71 % while female literacy rate was 64.94 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Poochal village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village.
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Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 15.68 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.46 % of total population in Poochal village.
In Poochal village out of total population, 1678 were engaged in work activities. 54.53 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 45.47 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 1678 workers engaged in Main Work, 9 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 6 were Agricultural labourer.