Wakura is a Block situated in Ganderbal district in Jammu & Kashmir. Situated in urban region of Jammu & Kashmir, it is one among the 4 blocks of Ganderbal district. As per the government records, the block code of Wakura is 80. The block has 35 villages and there are total 9294 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Wakura's population is 62297. Out of this, 33327 are males whereas the females count 28970 here. This block has 9013 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 4840 are boys and 4173 are girls.
Literacy rate in Wakura block is 51%. 32149 out of total 62297 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 60% as 20268 males out of total 33327 are educated while female literacy rate is 41% as 11881 out of total 28970 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy rate of Wakura block is 48%. Here 30148 out of total 62297 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 39% as 13059 males out of total 33327 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 58% and 17089 out of total 28970 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied individual of Wakura block is 23006 while 39291 are non-working. And out of 23006 working individual 1830 persons are entirely dependent on farming.