Punch District Population, Jammu & Kashmir - Census India 2011

Punch is one of district of Jammu & Kashmir in India. There are 4 Tehsils, 178 villages and 3 towns in Punch district.

As per the Census India 2011, Punch district has 90,261 households, population of 4,76,835 of which 2,51,899 are males and 2,24,936 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 84,674 which is 17.76% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Punch district is around 893 compared to 889 which is average of Jammu & Kashmir state. The literacy rate of Punch district is 54.89% out of which 64.84% males are literate and 43.74% females are literate. The total area of Punch is 1,674 sq.km with population density of 285 per sq.km.

Out of total population, 91.9% of population lives in Urban area and 8.1% lives in Rural area. There are 0.12% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 36.93% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Punch district.

Punch Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total4,76,835100%
Muslim4,31,27990.45%
Hindu32,6046.84%
Sikh11,1882.35%
Christian9580.2%
Religion not stated7110.15%
Buddhist830.02%
Jain100%
Other religions and persuasions20%

Punch Urban & Rural Population

Out of total population, 50% of population lives in Urban area and 60% lives in Rural area
DescriptionUrbanRural
Area(sq.km)24.081,649.92
Number of households7,21683,045
Total Population38,6304,38,205
Population (%)57.27%47.56%
Male Population22,1252,29,774
Female Population16,5052,08,431
Sex Ratio746907
Literacy (%)78.13%52.84%

List of Tehsils in Punch

Check out complete list of all Tehsils of Punch district, Jammu & Kashmir
TehsilPopulationArea (km2)Pop. DensitySex-ratio
Mendhar1,41,366424.69333929
Haveli1,32,767278.42477856
Surankote1,24,755250.23499899
Mandi77,947196.28397884

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Punch Population Facts

Number of Households90,261
Population4,76,835
Male Population2,51,899 (52.83%)
Female Population2,24,936 (47.17%)
Children Population84,674
Area1,674 km2
Population density/km2285
Sex-ratio893
Literacy54.89%
Male Literacy64.84%
Female Literacy43.74%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %36.93%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %0.12%

Map of Punch, Jammu & Kashmir