Khiram Village, with population of 9160 is Bijbehara sub district's the 2nd most populous village, located in Bijbehara sub district of Anantnag district in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. Total geographical area of Khiram village is 14 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 647 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Beijbehara and distance from Khiram village to Beijbehara is 18 km. The village has its own post office and the pin code of Khiram village is 192401. The village comes under Khiram panchayat. Bijbehara is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 18 km. District head quarter of the village is Anantnag which is 25 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to 9160 people, among them 4742 (52%) are male and 4418 (48%) are female. 83% of the whole population are from general caste and 17% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Khiram village is 16%, among them 56% are boys and 44% are girls. There are 1453 households in the village and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Khiram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9,160 7,559 0 1,601 1,486
Male 4,742 3,915 0 827 836
Female 4,418 3,644 0 774 650

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 17.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 7809. Female population growth rate of the village is 14% which is -6.6% lower than male population growth rate of 20.6%. General caste population has increased by 7.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 111.2% and child population has increased by 26.1% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Khiram

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 17 7 0 111 26
Male 21 11 0 112 45
Female 14 4 0 110 8

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 932 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 931, and in schedule tribe is 936. There are 778 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has decreased by 54 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 260 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Khiram

Total General SC ST Child
Change -54 -59 0 -8 -260
2011 932 931 0 936 778
2001 986 990 0 944 1,038

Literacy

Total 3996 people in the village are literate, among them 2502 are male and 1494 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Khiram is 52%. 64% of male and 40% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 7%. Male literacy has gone up by 8% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Khiram

Total Male Female
Change 8 8 7
2011 52 64 40
2001 45 56 33

Workers profile

Khiram has 40% (3665) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 42% male and 38% female population are working population. 24% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 18% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 30% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Khiram

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 40 16 24 60
Male 42 24 18 58
Female 38 7 30 62