Kishtwar District Population, Jammu & Kashmir - Census India 2011

Kishtwar is one of district of Jammu & Kashmir in India. There are 4 Tehsils, 157 villages and 1 towns in Kishtwar district.

As per the Census India 2011, Kishtwar district has 45,209 households, population of 2,30,696 of which 1,20,165 are males and 1,10,531 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 39,396 which is 17.08% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Kishtwar district is around 920 compared to 889 which is average of Jammu & Kashmir state. The literacy rate of Kishtwar district is 46.6% out of which 57.17% males are literate and 35.11% females are literate. The total area of Kishtwar is 1,644 sq.km with population density of 140 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 93.56% of population lives in Urban area and 6.44% lives in Rural area. There are 6.2% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 16.54% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Kishtwar district.

Kishtwar Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total2,30,696100%
Muslim1,33,22557.75%
Hindu93,93140.72%
Buddhist2,0940.91%
Other religions and persuasions5140.22%
Sikh4500.2%
Christian2770.12%
Religion not stated2020.09%
Jain30%

Kishtwar Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)0.631,643.37
Number of households2,71042,499
Total Population14,8652,15,831
Population (%)55.02%48.11%
Male Population8,1791,11,986
Female Population6,6861,03,845
Sex Ratio817927
Literacy (%)76.65%44.53%

List of Tehsils in Kishtwar

Check out complete list of all Tehsils of Kishtwar district, Jammu & Kashmir
TehsilPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Kishtwar1,29,489780.30166912
Chhatroo44,087308.52143932
Marwah35,572307.35116937
Atholi (Paddar)21,548248.1187911

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Kishtwar Population Facts

Number of Households45,209
Population2,30,696
Male Population1,20,165 (52.09%)
Female Population1,10,531 (47.91%)
Children Population39,396
Area1,644 km2
Population density/km2140
Sex-ratio920
Literacy46.6%
Male Literacy57.17%
Female Literacy35.11%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %16.54%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %6.2%

Map of Kishtwar, Jammu & Kashmir