Lar is a Block positioned in Ganderbal district in Jammu & Kashmir. Situated in rural region of Jammu & Kashmir, it is one of the 4 blocks of Ganderbal district. According to the government records, the block number of Lar is 78. The block has 17 villages and there are total 6862 homes in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Lar's population is 45505. Out of this, 25038 are males whereas the females count 20467 here. This block has 7438 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 3931 are boys and 3507 are girls.
Literacy rate in Lar block is 51%. 23571 out of total 45505 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 61% as 15328 males out of total 25038 are literate while female literacy rate is 40% as 8243 out of total 20467 females are educated in this Block.
The dark portion is that illiteracy rate of Lar block is 48%. Here 21934 out of total 45505 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 38% as 9710 males out of total 25038 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 59% and 12224 out of total 20467 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of working individual of Lar block is 16504 still 29001 are un-employed. And out of 16504 occupied people 1099 individuals are completely dependent on agriculture.