Kishtwar is a Municipal Committee city in district of Kishtwar, Jammu and Kashmir. The Kishtwar city is divided into 13 wards for which elections are held every 5 years. The Kishtwar Municipal Committee has population of 14,865 of which 8,179 are males while 6,686 are females as per report released by Census India 2011.
Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 1627 which is 10.95 % of total population of Kishtwar (MC). In Kishtwar Municipal Committee, Female Sex Ratio is of 817 against state average of 889. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Kishtwar is around 868 compared to Jammu and Kashmir state average of 862. Literacy rate of Kishtwar city is 86.07 % higher than state average of 67.16 %. In Kishtwar, Male literacy is around 92.58 % while female literacy rate is 78.04 %.
Kishtwar Municipal Committee has total administration over 2,710 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.
Kishtwar Caste Factor
Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 1.93 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 0.54 % of total population in Kishtwar (MC).
Kishtwar Work Profile
Out of total population, 4,878 were engaged in work or business activity. Of this 4,139 were males while 739 were females. In census survey, worker is defined as person who does business, job, service, and cultivator and labour activity.
Of total 4878 working population, 91.41 % were engaged in Main Work while 8.59 % of total workers were engaged in Marginal Work.
Kishtwar 2021 Population
The next census for Kishtwar Population will be held in 2021. Right now all figures for 2021 are estimates only.