Assar is a Block situated in Doda district in Jammu & Kashmir. Placed in rural region of Jammu & Kashmir, it is one of the 8 blocks of Doda district. As per the administration register, the block code of Assar is 102. The block has 20 villages and there are total 6479 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Assar's population is 31059. Out of this, 16048 are males whereas the females count 15011 here. This block has 5777 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 2992 are boys and 2785 are girls.
Literacy rate in Assar block is 47%. 14635 out of total 31059 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 58% as 9443 males out of total 16048 are literate however female literacy rate is 34% as 5192 out of total 15011 females are educated in this Block.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Assar block is shockingly high -- 52%. Here 16424 out of total 31059 people are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 41% as 6605 males out of total 16048 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 65% and 9819 out of total 15011 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied individual of Assar block is 12880 whereas 18179 are non-working. And out of 12880 occupied person 2660 individuals are entirely reliant on cultivation.