Kewah Population - Kishtwar, Jammu and Kashmir

Kewah is a medium size village located in Kishtwar of Kishtwar district, Jammu and Kashmir with total 322 families residing. The Kewah village has population of 1852 of which 949 are males while 903 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Kewah village population of children with age 0-6 is 403 which makes up 21.76 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Kewah village is 952 which is higher than Jammu and Kashmir state average of 889. Child Sex Ratio for the Kewah as per census is 1099, higher than Jammu and Kashmir average of 862.

Kewah village has lower literacy rate compared to Jammu and Kashmir. In 2011, literacy rate of Kewah village was 54.59 % compared to 67.16 % of Jammu and Kashmir. In Kewah Male literacy stands at 68.96 % while female literacy rate was 38.87 %.

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

Kewah Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 322 - -
Population 1,852 949 903
Child (0-6) 403 192 211
Schedule Caste 135 77 58
Schedule Tribe 569 291 278
Literacy 54.59 % 68.96 % 38.87 %
Total Workers 423 388 35
Main Worker 172 0 0
Marginal Worker 251 235 16

Caste Factor

Kewah village of Kishtwar has substantial population of Schedule Tribe (ST). Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 30.72 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 7.29 % of total population in Kewah village.

Work Profile

In Kewah village out of total population, 423 were engaged in work activities. 40.66 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 59.34 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 423 workers engaged in Main Work, 90 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 2 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