Budgam is a Block situated in Budgam district in Jammu & Kashmir. Located in urban region of Jammu & Kashmir, it is one among the 8 blocks of Budgam district. As per the administration records, the block code of Budgam is 15. The block has 85 villages and there are total 14550 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Budgam's population is 97839. Out of this, 50457 are males whereas the females count 47382 here. This block has 16576 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 8809 are boys and 7767 are girls.
Literacy rate in Budgam block is 44%. 43518 out of total 97839 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 52% as 26461 males out of total 50457 are literate however female literacy rate is 35% as 17057 out of total 47382 females are educated in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Budgam block is shockingly high -- 55%. Here 54321 out of total 97839 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 47% as 23996 males out of total 50457 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 64% and 30325 out of total 47382 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of occupied individual of Budgam block is 24603 yet 73236 are un-employed. And out of 24603 working people 4199 peoples are totally dependent on farming.