Damhal Hanjipora Tahsil, with population of about 1.1 lakh is Kulgam district's the 2nd least populous sub district, located in Kulgam district of the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. There are 50 villages in the sub district, among them Khuri Bata Pora Khalsa is the most populous village with population of 7629 and Durhama is the least populous village with population of 248. Dano Kandi Marag is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 10 km2 and Durhama is the smallest with 0 km2.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 1.1 lakh people, among them about 55 thousand (51%) are male and about 52 thousand (49%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste and 17% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Damhal Hanjipora tahsil is 19%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 19 thousand households in the sub district and an average 6 persons live in every family.

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

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Damhal Hanjipora

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 106,817 88,459 16 18,342 20,420
Male 54,953 45,351 8 9,594 10,836
Female 51,864 43,108 8 8,748 9,584

Most populated Villages in Damhal Hanjipora

Villages
Name Population
Khuri Bata Pora Khalsa 7629
Dano Kandi Marag 7255
Manzgam 5238
Ahmad Abad 5194
Nandimarg 5066
Qasba Khul 4879
Forest Block 4424
Autoo 4371
Damhal Hanji Pora 4099
Tang Marg 4010

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 945.

Religion wise population 2011 - Damhal Hanjipora

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 106,817 504 105,967 80 16 8 16 3 223
Male 54,953 270 54,494 43 8 6 6 1 125
Female 51,864 234 51,473 37 8 2 10 2 98

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has decreased by -75.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 4.4 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is -75.7% which is -0.1% lower than male population growth rate of -75.6%. General caste population has decreased by -78.8%; Schedule caste population has decreased by -74.2%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -8.5% and child population has decreased by -71.6% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Damhal Hanjipora

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -75.6% -78.8% -74.2% -8.5% -71.6%
Male -75.6% -78.8% -84.6% -9.4% -69.8%
Female -75.7% -78.8% -20% -7.6% -73.3%

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 951, in schedule caste is 1000 and in schedule tribe is 912. There are 884 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 decreased by 3 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 116 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Damhal Hanjipora

Total General SC ST Child
Change -3 1 808 18 -116
2011 944 951 1000 912 884
2001 947 950 192 894 1000

Villages with highest sex ratio in Damhal Hanjipora

Villages
Name Sex Ratio
Samnoo 1159
Durhama 1102
Wati Gam 1077
Khokhar Hama 1076
Kounser Bal 1072
Chachmolla (Sunamull) 1059
Wari Pora 1054
Bathi Pora 1052
Likhdi Pora 1021
Ringat 1000

Literacy

Total about 42 thousand people in the sub district are literate, among them about 25 thousand are male and about 17 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Damhal Hanjipora is 48%. 57% of male and 40% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Damhal Hanjipora

Total Male Female
Change 3.5% 1.1% 6.5%
2011 48.3% 56.7% 39.6%
2001 44.8% 55.6% 33.1%

Villages with highest literacy rate in Damhal Hanjipora

Villages
Name Literacy Rate %
Har Wath 66
Asnur 64
Damhal Hanji Pora 63
Chogal Pora 62
Largo Ramahama 62
Samnoo 62
Ringat 61
Koreal 61
Manzgam 60
Qasba Khul 59

Workers profile

Damhal Hanjipora has 40% (about 42 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 33% female population are working population. 27% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 19% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 30% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Damhal Hanjipora

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 39.7% 15.5% 24.2% 60.3%
Male 46.2% 27.4% 18.8% 53.8%
Female 32.7% 2.8% 30% 67.3%

Biggest Villages in Damhal Hanjipora