Bhandera is a medium size village located in Kishtwar of Kishtwar district, Jammu and Kashmir with total 167 families residing. The Bhandera village has population of 871 of which 444 are males while 427 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Bhandera village population of children with age 0-6 is 172 which makes up 19.75 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Bhandera village is 962 which is higher than Jammu and Kashmir state average of 889. Child Sex Ratio for the Bhandera as per census is 1048, higher than Jammu and Kashmir average of 862.
Bhandera village has lower literacy rate compared to Jammu and Kashmir. In 2011, literacy rate of Bhandera village was 56.37 % compared to 67.16 % of Jammu and Kashmir. In Bhandera Male literacy stands at 69.44 % while female literacy rate was 42.48 %.
As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Bhandera village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village.
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There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) and Schedule Tribe(ST) in Bhandera village of Kishtwar district.
In Bhandera village out of total population, 226 were engaged in work activities. 92.48 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 7.52 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 226 workers engaged in Main Work, 193 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2 were Agricultural labourer.