Khag is a Block positioned in Budgam district in Jammu & Kashmir. Located in rural area of Jammu & Kashmir, it is one of the 8 blocks of Budgam district. As per the government register, the block code of Khag is 12. The block has 49 villages and there are total 8799 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Khag's population is 67596. Out of this, 34457 are males whereas the females count 33139 here. This block has 13568 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 7024 are boys and 6544 are girls.
Literacy rate in Khag block is 38%. 25898 out of total 67596 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 44% as 15433 males out of total 34457 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 31% as 10465 out of total 33139 females are literate in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Khag block is shockingly high -- 61%. Here 41698 out of total 67596 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 55% as 19024 males out of total 34457 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 68% and 22674 out of total 33139 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of employed people of Khag block is 16433 still 51163 are un-employed. And out of 16433 working individual 4079 individuals are totally dependent on cultivation.