Kupwara District Population, Jammu & Kashmir - Census India 2011

Kupwara is one of district of Jammu & Kashmir in India. There are 3 Tehsils, 362 villages and 10 towns in Kupwara district.

As per the Census India 2011, Kupwara district has 1,13,929 households, population of 8,70,354 of which 4,74,190 are males and 3,96,164 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 1,88,798 which is 21.69% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Kupwara district is around 835 compared to 889 which is average of Jammu & Kashmir state. The literacy rate of Kupwara district is 50.51% out of which 59.64% males are literate and 39.59% females are literate. The total area of Kupwara is 2,379 sq.km with population density of 366 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 87.97% of population lives in Urban area and 12.03% lives in Rural area. There are 0.12% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 8.08% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Kupwara district.

Kupwara Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total8,70,354100%
Muslim8,23,28694.59%
Hindu37,1284.27%
Sikh5,6000.64%
Religion not stated2,5220.29%
Christian1,7000.2%
Buddhist660.01%
Jain390%
Other religions and persuasions130%

Kupwara Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)47.342,331.66
Number of households11,9991,01,930
Total Population1,04,7297,65,625
Population (%)59.35%46.18%
Male Population62,1524,12,038
Female Population42,5773,53,587
Sex Ratio685858
Literacy (%)61.74%48.98%

List of Tehsils in Kupwara

Check out complete list of all Tehsils of Kupwara district, Jammu & Kashmir
TehsilPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Kupwara5,40,914301.941791816
Handwara2,69,311291.47924898
Karnah60,12969.89860744

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Kupwara Population Facts

Number of Households1,13,929
Population8,70,354
Male Population4,74,190 (54.48%)
Female Population3,96,164 (45.52%)
Children Population1,88,798
Area2,379 km2
Population density/km2366
Sex-ratio835
Literacy50.51%
Male Literacy59.64%
Female Literacy39.59%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %8.08%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %0.12%

Map of Kupwara, Jammu & Kashmir