Jammu & Kashmir Population - Census India 2011

Jammu & Kashmir is one of state in India with population of 1,25,41,302. There are 22 districts, 82 Tehsils, 6,553 villages and 132 towns in Jammu & Kashmir.

As per the Census India 2011, Jammu & Kashmir has 21,19,718 households, population of 1,25,41,302 of which 66,40,662 are males and 59,00,640 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 20,18,905 which is 16.1% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Jammu & Kashmir state is around 889 compared to 943 which is national average of India. The literacy rate of Jammu & Kashmir state is 56.35% out of which 64.22% males are literate and 47.5% females are literate. The total area of Jammu & Kashmir is 2,22,236 sq.km with population density of 124 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 72.62% of population lives in Urban area and 27.38% lives in Rural area. There are 7.38% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 11.91% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Jammu & Kashmir.

Jammu & Kashmir Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total1,25,41,302100%
Muslim85,67,48568.31%
Hindu35,66,67428.44%
Sikh2,34,8481.87%
Buddhist1,12,5840.9%
Christian35,6310.28%
Religion not stated20,0820.16%
Jain2,4900.02%
Other religions and persuasions1,5080.01%

Jammu & Kashmir Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)1,245.902,20,990.10
Number of households5,66,28515,53,433
Total Population34,33,24291,08,060
Population (%)54.36%47.58%
Male Population18,66,18547,74,477
Female Population15,67,05743,33,583
Sex Ratio840908
Literacy (%)67.55%52.13%

List of Districts in Jammu & Kashmir

Check out complete list of all districts in Jammu & Kashmir
DistrictPopulationArea (km2)Po. DensitySex-ratio
Jammu15,29,9582,342653880
Srinagar12,36,8291,979625900
Anantnag10,78,6923,574302927
Baramula10,08,0394,243238885
Kupwara8,70,3542,379366835
Badgam7,53,7451,361554894
Rajouri6,42,4152,630244860
Kathua6,16,4352,502246890
Pulwama5,60,4401,086516912
Udhampur5,54,9852,637210870
Punch4,76,8351,674285893
Kulgam4,24,4834101035951
Doda4,09,9368,91246919
Bandipore3,92,2323451137889
Samba3,18,898904353886
Reasi3,14,6671,719183890
Ganderbal2,97,4462591148874
Ramban2,83,7131,329213902
Shupiyan2,66,215312853951
Kishtwar2,30,6961,644140920
Kargil1,40,80214,03610810
Leh(Ladakh)1,33,48745,1103690

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Jammu & Kashmir Population Facts

Number of Households21,19,718
Population1,25,41,302
Male Population66,40,662 (52.95%)
Female Population59,00,640 (47.05%)
Children Population20,18,905
Area2,22,236 km2
Population density/km2124
Sex-ratio889
Literacy56.35%
Male Literacy64.22%
Female Literacy47.5%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %11.91%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %7.38%

Map of Jammu & Kashmir

Big Cities

Srinagar11,80,570
Srinagar11,80,570
Srinagar11,80,570
Srinagar11,80,570
Jammu5,76,198
Jammu5,76,198
Jammu5,02,197
Jammu5,02,197
Anantnag1,50,198
Anantnag1,50,198