Keshwan Population - Kishtwar, Jammu and Kashmir

Keshwan is a large village located in Kishtwar of Kishtwar district, Jammu and Kashmir with total 691 families residing. The Keshwan village has population of 3709 of which 1904 are males while 1805 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Keshwan village population of children with age 0-6 is 741 which makes up 19.98 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Keshwan village is 948 which is higher than Jammu and Kashmir state average of 889. Child Sex Ratio for the Keshwan as per census is 885, higher than Jammu and Kashmir average of 862.

Keshwan village has lower literacy rate compared to Jammu and Kashmir. In 2011, literacy rate of Keshwan village was 40.23 % compared to 67.16 % of Jammu and Kashmir. In Keshwan Male literacy stands at 55.99 % while female literacy rate was 23.88 %.

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

Keshwan Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 691 - -
Population 3,709 1,904 1,805
Child (0-6) 741 393 348
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 911 488 423
Literacy 40.23 % 55.99 % 23.88 %
Total Workers 1,353 893 460
Main Worker 595 0 0
Marginal Worker 758 504 254

Caste Factor

Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 24.56 % of total population in Keshwan village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Keshwan village of Kishtwar.

Work Profile

In Keshwan village out of total population, 1353 were engaged in work activities. 43.98 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 56.02 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 1353 workers engaged in Main Work, 242 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 226 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