District at a Glance

Geographical Area 2336 Sq Kms
Population (2011) 15.30 Lacs
Male Population (2011) 8.14 Lacs
Female Population (2011) 7.16 Lacs
Population Growth (2011) 12.74%
Proportion to J&K Population (2011) 12.20%
Gender Ratio (2011) 880
Child Gender Ratio(0-6Age)-(2011) 795
Population Density (2011) 653 Persons/Sq Kms
Rural Population (2011) 7.64 Lacs
Urban Population (2011) 7.65 Lacs
SC Population (2011) 3.25 Lacs
ST Population (2011) 0.42 Lacs
Literacy Rate 83.45%
Male Literacy Rate 89.08%
Female Literacy Rate 77.13%
Number of Villages 771
Number of Blocks 20
Number of Panchayats 296
Number of Tehsils 21
Number of Patwar Halqas 162
Number of Niabats 26
Educational Institutions 2546
Health Institutions 332
Anganwari Centres 2533