Khag Tahsil, with population of about 68 thousand is Badgam district's the 2nd least populous sub district, located in Badgam district of the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. There are 49 villages in the sub district, among them Khag is the most populous village with population of 6663 and Abandar is the least populous village with population of 233. Khag is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 6 km2 and Abandar is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 68 thousand people, among them about 34 thousand (51%) are male and about 33 thousand (49%) are female. 97% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Khag tahsil is 20%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 8799 households in the sub district and an average 8 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Khag

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 67,596 65,355 16 2,225 13,568
Male 34,457 33,315 8 1,134 7,024
Female 33,139 32,040 8 1,091 6,544

Most populated Villages in Khag

Villages
Name Population
Khag 6663
Shungli Pora 4802
Sugin Yarinar 4325
Badran 4036
Iskineder Pora 3301
Sita Haran 2958
Forest Block 2624
Hamchi Pora 2298
Poshker 2273
Drang 2108

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 98% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Sikhs which contribute 1% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 963 in Sikhs are 929.

Religion wise population 2011 - Khag

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 67,596 105 66,373 95 999 3 1 0 20
Male 34,457 59 33,809 54 518 2 0 0 15
Female 33,139 46 32,564 41 481 1 1 0 5

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -21.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 86 thousand. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -20% which is 2.9% higher than male population growth rate of -22.9%. General caste population has decreased by -22.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 60%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 28.3% and child population has increased by 0.4% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Khag

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -21.5% -22.5% 60% 28.3% 0.4%
Male -22.9% -23.9% -20% 24.5% 4.1%
Female -20% -21.1% 0% 32.6% -3.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 962 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 962, in schedule caste is 1000 and in schedule tribe is 962. There are 932 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 35 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 71 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Khag

Total General SC ST Child
Change 35 34 1000 59 -71
2011 962 962 1000 962 932
2001 927 928 0 903 1003

Villages with highest sex ratio in Khag

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Peth Saharan 1238
Dalwach Khored 1112
Zagi Pora 1103
Kanchati Pora 1095
Khahi Pora 1069
Chere Haroo 1058
Nagabal 1055
Forest Block 1044
Raihan Bag (Malwah) 1044
Poshker 1042

Literacy

Total about 26 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 15 thousand are male and about 10 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Khag is 48%. 56% of male and 39% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Khag

Total Male Female
Change 4.1% 0.0% 9.2%
2011 47.9% 56.3% 39.3%
2001 43.8% 56.3% 30.1%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Khag

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Rawat Pora 74
Looki Pora 73
Udar Khodlasi Pora 68
Alam Nag 66
Lowahi Pora 66
Ichehama 64
Khag 63
Iskineder Pora 63
Nagabal 61
Badran 61

Workers profile

Khag has 24% (about 16 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 38% male and 10% female population are working population. 30% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 8% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Khag

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 24.3% 18% 6.3% 75.7%
Male 38.5% 30.1% 8.4% 61.5%
Female 9.6% 5.4% 4.2% 90.4%

Biggest Villages in Khag

Villages
Name Area (Km2)
Khag 6.4
Iskineder Pora 4.5
Sugin Yarinar 2.9
Sita Haran 2.7
Hardu Surash 2.5
Hamchi Pora 2.5
Mala Pora Khag 2.4
Ichehama 2.2
Shungli Pora 2.1
Badran 2