Leh(Ladakh) District Population, Jammu & Kashmir - Census India 2011

Leh(Ladakh) is one of district of Jammu & Kashmir in India. There are 3 Tehsils, 112 villages and 3 towns in Leh(Ladakh) district.

As per the Census India 2011, Leh(Ladakh) district has 21,909 households, population of 1,33,487 of which 78,971 are males and 54,516 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 12,016 which is 9% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Leh(Ladakh) district is around 690 compared to 889 which is average of Jammu & Kashmir state. The literacy rate of Leh(Ladakh) district is 70.25% out of which 79.57% males are literate and 56.75% females are literate. The total area of Leh(Ladakh) is 45,110 sq.km with population density of 3 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 65.79% of population lives in Urban area and 34.21% lives in Rural area. There are 0.37% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 71.81% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Leh(Ladakh) district.

Leh(Ladakh) Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total1,33,487100%
Buddhist88,63566.4%
Hindu22,88217.14%
Muslim19,05714.28%
Sikh1,0920.82%
Religion not stated1,0060.75%
Christian6580.49%
Jain1030.08%
Other religions and persuasions540.04%

Leh(Ladakh) Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)24.0145,085.99
Number of households7,00414,905
Total Population45,67187,816
Population (%)66.91%44.87%
Male Population30,56048,411
Female Population15,11139,405
Sex Ratio494814
Literacy (%)80.97%64.67%

List of Tehsils in Leh(Ladakh)

Check out complete list of all Tehsils of Leh(Ladakh) district, Jammu & Kashmir
TehsilPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Leh93,961171.06549660
Nubra22,433166.82134633
Khalsi17,09356.01305980

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Leh(Ladakh) Population Facts

Number of Households21,909
Population1,33,487
Male Population78,971 (59.16%)
Female Population54,516 (40.84%)
Children Population12,016
Area45,110 km2
Population density/km23
Sex-ratio690
Literacy70.25%
Male Literacy79.57%
Female Literacy56.75%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %71.81%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %0.37%

Map of Leh(Ladakh), Jammu & Kashmir