Kushak Village, with population of about 13 thousand is Palwal sub district's the most populous village, located in Palwal sub district of Palwal district in the state Haryana in India. Total geographical area of Kushak village is 18 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest village by area in the sub district. Population density of the village is 752 persons per km2.

Nearest town of the village is Hansapur. Pin code of Kushak village is 121107. The village comes under Kushak(111) panchayat. Palwal is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the village is 5 km. District head quarter of the village is Palwal which is 19 km away.

Demographics

The village is home to about 13 thousand people, among them 7154 (53%) are male and 6323 (47%) are female. 73% of the whole population are from general caste, 27% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Kushak village is 17%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 2053 households in the village and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Kushak

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13,477 9,820 3,657 0 2,301
Male 7,154 5,241 1,913 0 1,195
Female 6,323 4,579 1,744 0 1,106

Growth of population

Population of the village has increased by 22.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 11 thousand. Female population growth rate of the village is 26.2% which is 6.1% higher than male population growth rate of 20.1%. General caste population has increased by 20.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 29.6% and child population has increased by 1.7% in the village since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Kushak

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 23 21 30 0 2
Male 20 18 25 0 -1
Female 26 23 35 0 5

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 884 females per 1000 male in the village. Sex ratio in general caste is 874, in schedule caste is 912. There are 926 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the village. Overall sex ratio in the village has increased by 43 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 60 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Kushak

Total General SC ST Child
Change 43 36 62 0 60
2011 884 874 912 0 926
2001 841 838 850 0 866

Literacy

Total 7907 people in the village are literate, among them 5150 are male and 2757 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Kushak is 71%. 86% of male and 53% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the village has increased by 15%. Male literacy has gone up by 11% and female literacy rate has gone up by 21%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Kushak

Total Male Female
Change 15 11 21
2011 71 86 53
2001 56 75 32

Workers profile

Kushak has 25% (3330) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 43% male and 4% female population are working population. 34% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Kushak

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 25 19 5 75
Male 43 34 9 57
Female 4 3 2 96