Kreeri Tahsil, with population of about 67 thousand is Baramula district's the least populous sub district, located in Baramula district of the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. There are 50 villages in the sub district, among them Kreri is the most populous village with population of 3920 and Tangwari Pain is the least populous village with population of 162. Wagura is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 5 km2 and Tangwari Pain is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 67 thousand people, among them about 34 thousand (51%) are male and about 33 thousand (49%) are female. 94% of the whole population are from general caste and 6% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kreeri tahsil is 14%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 11 thousand households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

100% population of Kreeri tahsil live in the Kreeri Sub District rural part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kreeri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 66,954 63,128 0 3,826 9,369
Male 34,447 32,414 0 2,033 4,967
Female 32,507 30,714 0 1,793 4,402

Most populated Villages in Kreeri

Villages
Name Population
Kreri 3920
Chandusa 3884
Kachumuqam 3448
Reshi Pora (Othura) 3194
Forest Block 2974
Wagura 2829
Wizar 2431
Jahangir Pora (Shalaqa Wara) 2381
Watra Gam 2378
Salusa 2348

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 99% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 944.

Religion wise population 2011 - Kreeri

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 66,954 72 66,082 52 712 2 0 0 34
Male 34,447 42 33,985 34 369 0 0 0 17
Female 32,507 30 32,097 18 343 2 0 0 17

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -66.2% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -64.7% which is 2.8% higher than male population growth rate of -67.5%. General caste population has decreased by -67.1%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -38.3% and child population has decreased by -67.8% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kreeri

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -66.2% -67.1% -100% -38.3% -67.8%
Male -67.5% -68.4% -100% -39.5% -66.9%
Female -64.7% -65.6% -100% -37% -68.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 944 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 948, and in schedule tribe is 882. There are 886 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has increased by 75 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 53 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kreeri

Total General SC ST Child
Change 75 78 -17 34 -53
2011 944 948 0 882 886
2001 869 870 17 848 939

Villages with highest sex ratio in Kreeri

Literacy

Total about 36 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 21 thousand are male and about 14 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kreeri is 62%. 72% of male and 51% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone up by 3% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kreeri

Total Male Female
Change 4.6% 3.4% 7.3%
2011 61.9% 72.4% 50.9%
2001 57.3% 69% 43.6%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Kreeri

Workers profile

Kreeri has 26% (about 17 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 45% male and 5% female population are working population. 26% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 19% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kreeri

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 25.5% 14.5% 11% 74.5%
Male 45.4% 26.2% 19.2% 54.6%
Female 4.5% 2.1% 2.4% 95.5%

Biggest Villages in Kreeri

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Wagura 5
Reshi Pora (Othura) 4.9
Kachumuqam 4.6
Watra Gam 4
Kreri 3.9
Mana Gam 3.8
Salusa 3.3
Jahangir Pora (Shalaqa Wara) 3.3
Chandusa 3.1
Dundamoh 2.2