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Poshwan Population - Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir

Poshwan is a medium size village located in Awantipora Tehsil of Pulwama district, Jammu and Kashmir with total 100 families residing. The Poshwan village has population of 862 of which 512 are males while 350 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Poshwan village population of children with age 0-6 is 231 which makes up 26.80 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Poshwan village is 684 which is lower than Jammu and Kashmir state average of 889. Child Sex Ratio for the Poshwan as per census is 530, lower than Jammu and Kashmir average of 862.

Poshwan village has higher literacy rate compared to Jammu and Kashmir. In 2011, literacy rate of Poshwan village was 76.86 % compared to 67.16 % of Jammu and Kashmir. In Poshwan Male literacy stands at 86.43 % while female literacy rate was 64.07 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Poshwan village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Poshwan village.

Poshwan Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 100 - -
Population 862 512 350
Child (0-6) 231 151 80
Schedule Caste 0 0 0
Schedule Tribe 8 5 3
Literacy 76.86 % 86.43 % 64.07 %
Total Workers 282 151 131
Main Worker 137 - -
Marginal Worker 145 17 128

Caste Factor

Schedule Tribe (ST) constitutes 0.93 % of total population in Poshwan village. There is no population of Schedule Caste (SC) in Poshwan village of Pulwama.

Work Profile

In Poshwan village out of total population, 282 were engaged in work activities. 48.58 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 51.42 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 282 workers engaged in Main Work, 39 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 0 were Agricultural labourer.