Pulwama is a Municipal Committee city in district of Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir. The Pulwama city is divided into 13 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Pulwama Municipal Committee has population of 18,440 of which 10,070 are males while 8,370 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 3167 which is 17.17 % of total population of Pulwama (MC). In Pulwama Municipal Committee, Female Sex Ratio is of 831 against state average of 889. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Pulwama is around 718 compared to Jammu and Kashmir state average of 862. Literacy rate of Pulwama city is 74.18 % higher than state average of 67.16 %. In Pulwama, Male literacy is around 83.12 % while female literacy rate is 63.74 %.
Pulwama Municipal Committee has total administration over 2,483 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Municipal Committee limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.
Pulwama Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 1.00 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.76 % of total population in Pulwama (MC).
Pulwama Work Profile
Out of total population, 5,517 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 4,610 were males while 907 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 5517 working population, 74.61 % were engaged in Main Work while 25.39 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Pulwama 2021 Population
The next census for Pulwama Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2021 are estimates only.