Kangan is a Block situated in Ganderbal district in Jammu & Kashmir. Situated in rural region of Jammu & Kashmir, it is one of the 4 blocks of Ganderbal district. As per the government records, the block code of Kangan is 79. The block has 39 villages and there are total 17046 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Kangan's population is 111700. Out of this, 59140 are males whereas the females count 52560 here. This block has 21219 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 11319 are boys and 9900 are girls.
Literacy rate in Kangan block is 42%. 47192 out of total 111700 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 50% as 29983 males out of total 59140 are literate while female literacy rate is 32% as 17209 out of total 52560 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy rate of Kangan block is shockingly high -- 57%. Here 64508 out of total 111700 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 49% as 29157 males out of total 59140 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 67% and 35351 out of total 52560 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed individual of Kangan block is 31240 whereas 80460 are non-working. And out of 31240 occupied people 1657 peoples are completely dependent on agriculture.