Nagam is a Block situated in Budgam district in Jammu & Kashmir. Positioned in urban part of Jammu & Kashmir, it is one of the 8 blocks of Budgam district. According to the administration records, the block code of Nagam is 18. The block has 39 villages and there are total 11058 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Nagam's population is 82670. Out of this, 43951 are males while the females count 38719 here. This block has 17614 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 9872 are boys and 7742 are girls.
Literacy rate in Nagam block is 38%. 32030 out of total 82670 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 45% as 19870 males out of total 43951 are educated however female literacy rate is 31% as 12160 out of total 38719 females are literate in this Block.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Nagam block is shockingly high -- 61%. Here 50640 out of total 82670 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 54% as 24081 males out of total 43951 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 68% and 26559 out of total 38719 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed individual of Nagam block is 28058 whereas 54612 are non-working. And out of 28058 employed individual 6452 peoples are fully dependent on cultivation.