Khrew (MC) Municipal Committee, with population of 9851 is Pampore sub district's the least populous municipal committee located in Pampore sub district of Pulwama district in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. Total geographical area of Khrew (MC) municipal committee is 22 km2 and it is the biggest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 450 persons per km2. There are 7 wards in the city, among them Khrew Ward No 07 is the most populous ward with population of 1675 and Khrew Ward No 05 is the least populous ward with population of 1052.

Nearest railway station is Pampore which is 15 km far from here. Pampore is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 15 km. District head quarter of the city is Srinagar which is 25 km away. Jammu/srinagar is the state head quarter of the city and is 25 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 585.3 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 33°C and minimum temperature goes down to -8°C.

Demographics

The city is home to 9851 people, among them 4965 (50%) are male and 4886 (50%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Khrew (MC) municipal committee is 17%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 1343 households in the city and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Khrew (MC)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9,851 9,844 4 3 1,686
Male 4,965 4,959 4 2 873
Female 4,886 4,885 0 1 813

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 99% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 999.

Religion wise population 2011 - Khrew (MC)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 9,851 78 9,739 13 3 1 0 3 14
Male 4,965 76 4,871 7 3 1 0 1 6
Female 4,886 2 4,868 6 0 0 0 2 8

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 37.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 7166. Female population growth rate of the city is 39.4% which is 3.8% higher than male population growth rate of 35.6%. General caste population has increased by 37.4% and child population has increased by 81.5% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Khrew (MC)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 37.5% 37.4% 0% 0% 81.5%
Male 35.6% 35.5% 0% 0% 83%
Female 39.4% 39.4% 0% 0% 79.9%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 984 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 985, and in schedule tribe is 500. There are 931 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 27 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 17 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Khrew (MC)

Total General SC ST Child
Change 27 28 0 500 -17
2011 984 985 0 500 931
2001 957 957 0 0 948

Literacy

Total 5371 people in the city are literate, among them 3070 are male and 2301 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Khrew (MC) is 66%. 75% of male and 56% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 4% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Khrew (MC)

Total Male Female
Change 7.8% 3.9% 12.1%
2011 65.8% 75% 56.5%
2001 58% 71.1% 44.4%

Workers profile

Khrew (MC) has 50% (4961) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 44% female population are working population. 38% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 18% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 39% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Khrew (MC)

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 50.4% 22% 28.4% 49.6%
Male 56.2% 38.1% 18% 43.8%
Female 44.5% 5.6% 38.8% 55.5%