Population Composition

The total population of Kupwara district as per census of 200 I is 6,50,393 which is 6.41 % of the total population of the state. The population of males is 3.321akh and female population is 3.08 lakhs. The population of males is higher than females. The sex ratio works as 906 i.e. females per 1000 males, as compared to 892 females per 1000 males at state level. The total numbers of households stand at 86,655. The household size works out to be 7.7, which is higher than the state average household size of 6.5.

 

Total population          Rural             Urban               %age of urban population

1. State                        76,27062        25,16635           250/0

2.Kupwara                   6,24898         25495                40/0

3.Srinagar                    2,56281 1:,46166                    790/0

4.Jammu                     8,87554 ‘ 7,01218                    440/0

5.Baramulla                 9,73,458        1,96,322            17%

6.Budgum                    5,58721         70,588               110/0

7.Poonch                    3,48635        23,978                  6%

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