Benun Population - Kishtwar, Jammu and Kashmir

Benun is a medium size village located in Kishtwar of Kishtwar district, Jammu and Kashmir with total 268 families residing. The Benun village has population of 1536 of which 811 are males while 725 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Benun village population of children with age 0-6 is 277 which makes up 18.03 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Benun village is 894 which is higher than Jammu and Kashmir state average of 889. Child Sex Ratio for the Benun as per census is 799, lower than Jammu and Kashmir average of 862.

Benun village has lower literacy rate compared to Jammu and Kashmir. In 2011, literacy rate of Benun village was 56.95 % compared to 67.16 % of Jammu and Kashmir. In Benun Male literacy stands at 75.19 % while female literacy rate was 37.04 %.

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

Benun Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 268 - -
Population 1,536 811 725
Child (0-6) 277 154 123
Schedule Caste 63 35 28
Schedule Tribe 93 48 45
Literacy 56.95 % 75.19 % 37.04 %
Total Workers 812 414 398
Main Worker 324 0 0
Marginal Worker 488 230 258

Caste Factor

Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 6.05 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 4.10 % of total population in Benun village.

Work Profile

In Benun village out of total population, 812 were engaged in work activities. 39.90 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 60.10 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 812 workers engaged in Main Work, 102 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 122 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