Kargil is a Municipal Committee city in district of Kargil, Jammu and Kashmir. The Kargil city is divided into 16 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Kargil Municipal Committee has population of 16,338 of which 10,082 are males while 6,256 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 1569 which is 9.60 % of total population of Kargil (MC). In Kargil Municipal Committee, Female Sex Ratio is of 621 against state average of 889. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Kargil is around 991 compared to Jammu and Kashmir state average of 862. Literacy rate of Kargil city is 83.55 % higher than state average of 67.16 %. In Kargil, Male literacy is around 92.82 % while female literacy rate is 67.82 %.
Kargil Municipal Committee has total administration over 2,191 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.
Kargil Caste Factor
In Kargil (MC), most of the (MC) population is from Schedule Tribe (ST).
Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 70.36 % while Schedule Caste (SC) were 0.05 % of total population in Kargil (MC).
Kargil Work Profile
Out of total population, 7,413 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 6,135 were males while 1,278 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 7413 working population, 82.31 % were engaged in Main Work while 17.69 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Kargil 2021 Population
The next census for Kargil Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2021 are estimates only.