Mendhar is a Block situated in Poonch district in Jammu & Kashmir. Situated in rural region of Jammu & Kashmir, it is one among the 6 blocks of Poonch district. According to the administration register, the block code of Mendhar is 40. The block has 39 villages and there are total 20894 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Mendhar's population is 116972. Out of this, 60888 are males whereas the females count 56084 here. This block has 20708 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 10956 are boys and 9752 are girls.
Literacy rate in Mendhar block is 57%. 67405 out of total 116972 population is educated here. In males the literacy rate is 67% as 41212 males out of total 60888 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 46% as 26193 out of total 56084 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy rate of Mendhar block is 42%. Here 49567 out of total 116972 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 32% as 19676 males out of total 60888 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 53% and 29891 out of total 56084 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of occupied people of Mendhar block is 45360 still 71612 are non-working. And out of 45360 occupied individual 5193 peoples are fully dependent on agriculture.