Nowshehra City Population - Rajouri, Jammu & Kashmir

Nowshehra (MC) is a City and Municipal Committee located in Nowshehra Tehsil of Rajouri district in Jammu & Kashmir. Nowshehra city has 1283 housholds and town is divided into 7 wards. Nowshehra city elections are held of every 5 years to elect representative of each ward.

As per the Census India 2011, Nowshehra city has population of 10408 of which 7729 are males and 2679 are females. The population of children between age 0-6 is 651 which is 6.25% of total population.

The sex-ratio of Nowshehra city is around 347 compared to 889 which is average of Jammu & Kashmir state. The literacy rate of Nowshehra city is 88.5% out of which 92.56% males are literate and 76.78% females are literate. There are 8.14% Scheduled Caste (SC) and 2.91% Scheduled Tribe (ST) of total population in Nowshehra city.

Nowshehra Religion Population

DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Total10408100%
Hindu785775.49%
Sikh156415.03%
Muslim8938.58%
Christian840.81%
Religion not stated60.06%
Jain20.02%
Buddhist20.02%
Other religions and persuasions00%

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Nowshehra Population Facts

Number of Households1283
Population10408
Male Population7729 (74.26%)
Female Population2679 (25.74%)
Children Population651
Sex-ratio347
Literacy88.5%
Male Literacy92.56%
Female Literacy76.78%
Scheduled Tribes (ST) %2.91%
Scheduled Caste (SC) %8.14%

Map of Nowshehra, Rajouri, Jammu & Kashmir