Piyas is a medium size village located in Kishtwar of Kishtwar district, Jammu and Kashmir with total 119 families residing. The Piyas village has population of 628 of which 328 are males while 300 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Piyas village population of children with age 0-6 is 149 which makes up 23.73 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Piyas village is 915 which is higher than Jammu and Kashmir state average of 889. Child Sex Ratio for the Piyas as per census is 1129, higher than Jammu and Kashmir average of 862.
Piyas village has lower literacy rate compared to Jammu and Kashmir. In 2011, literacy rate of Piyas village was 11.06 % compared to 67.16 % of Jammu and Kashmir. In Piyas Male literacy stands at 17.05 % while female literacy rate was 4.07 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Piyas village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village.
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In Piyas village, most of the village population is from Schedule Tribe (ST).
Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 97.61 % of total population in Piyas village.
There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Piyas village of Kishtwar.
In Piyas village out of total population, 148 were engaged in work activities. 1.35 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 98.65 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 148 workers engaged in Main Work, 1 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 0 were Agricultural labourer.