Spituk (CT) Census Town, with population of 4047 is Leh sub district's the least populous census town located in Leh sub district of Leh(Ladakh) district in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. Total geographical area of Spituk (CT) census town is 11 km2 and it is the biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 383 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Spituk Ward No 01 and the population of Spituk Ward No 01 is 4047.

Nearest railway station is Srinagar which is 127 km far from here. Leh is the sub district head quarter of the census town. District head quarter of the census town is Leh. Jammu/srinagar is the state head quarter of the census town and is 460 km far from here. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 20°C and minimum temperature goes down to -10°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 4047 people, among them 2367 (58%) are male and 1680 (42%) are female. 60% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste and 40% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Spituk (CT) census town is 10%, among them 48% are boys and 52% are girls. There are 696 households in the census town and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Spituk (CT)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,047 2,435 7 1,605 385
Male 2,367 1,569 7 791 185
Female 1,680 866 0 814 200

Religion wise distribution of population

Buddhists contribute 77% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Hindus which contribute 19% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 2% population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Buddhists are 1117 in Hindus are 6 and in Muslims are 435

Religion wise population 2011 - Spituk (CT)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 4,047 783 99 27 24 3,102 7 0 5
Male 2,367 778 69 25 24 1,465 4 0 2
Female 1,680 5 30 2 0 1,637 3 0 3

Growth of population

Population of the census town has decreased by -6.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4339. Female population growth rate of the census town is -19.6% which is -24.8% lower than male population growth rate of 5.2%. General caste population has increased by 12.2%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -26% and child population has decreased by -17.7% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Spituk (CT)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -6.7% 12.2% 0% -26% -17.7%
Male 5.2% 40.3% 0% -30.1% -26.3%
Female -19.6% -17.8% 0% -21.4% -7.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 710 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 552, and in schedule tribe is 1029. There are 1081 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has decreased by 218 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 216 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Spituk (CT)

Total General SC ST Child
Change -218 -390 0 114 216
2011 710 552 0 1029 1081
2001 928 942 0 915 865

Literacy

Total 2839 people in the census town are literate, among them 1809 are male and 1030 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Spituk (CT) is 78%. 83% of male and 70% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 13% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Spituk (CT)

Total Male Female
Change 11.6% 12.4% 8.6%
2011 77.5% 82.9% 69.6%
2001 65.9% 70.5% 61%

Workers profile

Spituk (CT) has 46% (1854) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 62% male and 23% female population are working population. 54% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 18% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Spituk (CT)

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 45.8% 38.8% 7% 54.2%
Male 62% 53.7% 8.3% 38%
Female 23% 17.9% 5.1% 77%