Kishtwar Population - Kishtwar, Jammu and Kashmir

Kishtwar is a large village located in Kishtwar of Kishtwar district, Jammu and Kashmir with total 777 families residing. The Kishtwar village has population of 3887 of which 2060 are males while 1827 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Kishtwar village population of children with age 0-6 is 463 which makes up 11.91 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Kishtwar village is 887 which is lower than Jammu and Kashmir state average of 889. Child Sex Ratio for the Kishtwar as per census is 809, lower than Jammu and Kashmir average of 862.

Kishtwar village has higher literacy rate compared to Jammu and Kashmir. In 2011, literacy rate of Kishtwar village was 79.21 % compared to 67.16 % of Jammu and Kashmir. In Kishtwar Male literacy stands at 88.36 % while female literacy rate was 69.01 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Kishtwar village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village.

Kishtwar Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 777 - -
Population 3,887 2,060 1,827
Child (0-6) 463 256 207
Schedule Caste 87 42 45
Schedule Tribe 75 39 36
Literacy 79.21 % 88.36 % 69.01 %
Total Workers 882 769 113
Main Worker 586 0 0
Marginal Worker 296 269 27

Caste Factor

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 2.24 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.93 % of total population in Kishtwar village.

Work Profile

In Kishtwar village out of total population, 882 were engaged in work activities. 66.44 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 33.56 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 882 workers engaged in Main Work, 33 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 32 were Agricultural labourer.
# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149