Jammu and Kashmir Population | Sex Ratio | Literacy
As per details from Census 2011, Jammu and Kashmir has population of 1.25 Crores, an increase from figure of 1.01 Crore in 2001 census. Total population of Jammu and Kashmir as per lastest census data is 12,541,302 of which male and female are 6,640,662 and 5,900,640 respectively. In 2001, total population was 10,143,700 in which males were 5,360,926 while females were 4,782,774. The total population growth in this decade was 23.64 percent while in previous decade it was 29.04 percent. The population of Jammu and Kashmir forms 1.04 percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 0.99 percent.
Jammu and Kashmir Sex Ratio 2023
Sex Ratio in Jammu and Kashmir is 889 i.e. for each 1000 male, which is below national average of 940 as per latest census. In 2001, the sex ratio of female was 892 per 1000 males in Jammu and Kashmir.
Jammu and Kashmir Literacy Rate 2023
Literacy rate in Jammu and Kashmir has seen upward trend and is 67.16 percent as per latest population census. Of that, male literacy stands at 76.75 percent while female literacy is at 56.43 percent.
Jammu and Kashmir 2023 PopulationWhat is the population of Jammu and Kashmir in 2023 ? The last census of Jammu and Kashmir was done in 2011 and next census of 2021 has been postponed or cancelled. But we do have projection of Jammu and Kashmir 2023 Population on the basis likely Population Growth Rate.
Jammu and Kashmir Religion wise Population 2023
Jammu and Kashmir is Muslim majority state in India with approximately 68.31 % of state population following Islam as their religion. Hinduism is second most popular religion in state of Jammu and Kashmir with approximately 28.44 % following it. In Jammu and Kashmir state, Christianity is followed by 0.28 %, Jainism by 0.02 %, Buddhism by 0.90 % and Sikhism by 1.87 %. Around 0.01 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.16 % stated 'No Particular Religion'.
Jammu and Kashmir Population Data
|Approximate Population||1.25 Crores||1.01 Crore|
|Percantage of total Population||1.04%||0.99%|
|Child Sex Ratio||862||941|
|Total Child Population (0-6 Age)||2,018,905||1,485,803|
|Literacy||67.16 %||55.52 %|
|Male Literacy||76.75 %||66.60 %|
|Female Literacy||56.43 %||43.00 %|
Jammu and Kashmir Urban Population
Out of total population of Jammu and Kashmir, 27.38% people live in urban regions. The urban population of Jammu and Kashmir increased by 36.42 percent during 2001-2011 period and is expected to rise further. Sex Ratio in urban regions of Jammu and Kashmir was 840 females per 1000 males. Average Literacy rate in Jammu and Kashmir for Urban regions was 77.12 percent.
Jammu and Kashmir Rural Population
Of the total population of Jammu and Kashmir state, around 72.62 percent live in the villages of rural areas. The population growth rate in Jammu and Kashmir for rural populatation recorded for this decade (2001-2011) was 19.42%. In rural regions of Jammu and Kashmir state, female sex ratio per 1000 males was 908. Average literacy rate in Jammu and Kashmir for rural areas was 63.18 percent.
Jammu and Kashmir City List
Jammu and Kashmir Metropolitan Regions
|Large Metropolitan Region||Population||Male||Female|
Jammu and Kashmir State InformationRecently as per Jammu and Kashmir census data, 96.73% houses are owned while 2.19% were rented. In all, 73.51% couples in Jammu and Kashmir lived in single family. In 2011, 70.00% of Jammu and Kashmir population had access to Banking and Non-Banking Finance Corporation. Only 2.88% of Jammu and Kashmir population had internet facility which is likely to improve in 2021 due to Reliance Jio and Airtel. This is likely to see increased ecommerce penetration of Flipkart/Amazon in Jammu and Kashmir. 7.47% of family in Jammu and Kashmir owned car while 12.92% owned two wheller. Due to increase in literacy rate of Jammu and Kashmir, we are also seeing increase in interest in purchasing Health and Life Insurance policies by Jammu and Kashmir population. In few months we will also get details of election data for Jammu and Kashmir.
The capital city which is also the largest city in the state of Jammu and Kashmir is Srinagar. The languages spoken in the Jammu and Kashmir state includes Urdu, Kashmiri and Dogri. In total Jammu and Kashmir (JK) state comprises 22 districts. The ISOCODE assigned by International Organization for Standardization for Jammu and Kashmir state is JK.