Sonagam (Onagam) Village, with population of 5373 is Bandipora sub district's the 9th most populous village, located in Bandipora sub district of Bandipore district in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. Total geographical area of Sonagam (Onagam) village is 4 km2 and it is the 10th biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 1221 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Bandipora and distance from Sonagam (Onagam) village to Bandipora is 4 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Sonagam (Onagam) village is 193502. The village comes under Sonagam A,b panchayat. Bandipore is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 3 km. District head quarter of the village is Bandipore which is 3 km away.


The village is home to 5373 people, among them 2770 (52%) are male and 2603 (48%) are female. 69% of the whole population are from general caste and 31% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sonagam (Onagam) village is 17%, among them 51% are boys and 49% are girls. There are 928 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sonagam (Onagam)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,373 3,690 0 1,683 905
Male 2,770 1,880 0 890 465
Female 2,603 1,810 0 793 440

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 940 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 963, and in schedule tribe is 891. There are 946 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village.


Total 2830 people in the village are literate, among them 1652 are male and 1178 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sonagam (Onagam) is 63%. 72% of male and 54% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Sonagam (Onagam) has 29% (1564) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 11% female population are working population. 26% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 20% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 8% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sonagam (Onagam)

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 29 15 14 71
Male 46 26 20 54
Female 11 3 8 89