Billawar is a Block positioned in Kathua district in Jammu & Kashmir. Located in rural area of Jammu & Kashmir, it is one of the 8 blocks of Kathua district. As per the government records, the block code of Billawar is 54. The block has 49 villages and there are total 19334 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Billawar's population is 97931. Out of this, 51856 are males while the females count 46075 here. This block has 13443 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 7339 are boys and 6104 are girls.
Literacy rate in Billawar block is 62%. 60848 out of total 97931 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 70% as 36366 males out of total 51856 are literate whereas female literacy rate is 53% as 24482 out of total 46075 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy rate of Billawar block is 37%. Here 37083 out of total 97931 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 29% as 15490 males out of total 51856 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 46% and 21593 out of total 46075 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied people of Billawar block is 31981 whereas 65950 are non-working. And out of 31981 occupied person 7197 persons are entirely reliant on farming.