Ganderbal is a Block placed 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 register, the block code of Ganderbal is 81. The block has 26 villages and there are total 8170 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Ganderbal's population is 49711. Out of this, 26170 are males while the females count 23541 here. This block has 7931 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 4329 are boys and 3602 are girls.
Literacy rate in Ganderbal block is 48%. 24312 out of total 49711 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 58% as 15276 males out of total 26170 are educated while female literacy rate is 38% as 9036 out of total 23541 females are literate in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Ganderbal block is shockingly high -- 51%. Here 25399 out of total 49711 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 41% as 10894 males out of total 26170 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 61% and 14505 out of total 23541 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed people of Ganderbal block is 19520 however 30191 are un-employed. And out of 19520 employed people 484 individuals are fully dependent on agriculture.