Nowshehra is a Block located in Rajouri district in Jammu & Kashmir. Located in rural area of Jammu & Kashmir, it is one of the 9 blocks of Rajouri district. According to the government register, the block code of Nowshehra is 51. The block has 56 villages and there are total 17040 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Nowshehra's population is 79008. Out of this, 42417 are males while the females count 36591 here. This block has 11523 kids in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 6258 are boys and 5265 are girls.
Literacy rate in Nowshehra block is 66%. 52646 out of total 79008 population is literate here. In males the literacy rate is 73% as 31057 males out of total 42417 are educated however female literacy rate is 59% as 21589 out of total 36591 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy rate of Nowshehra block is 33%. Here 26362 out of total 79008 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 26% as 11360 males out of total 42417 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 40% and 15002 out of total 36591 females are illiterate in this block.
The number of working person of Nowshehra block is 26097 yet 52911 are un-employed. And out of 26097 employed people 2874 peoples are totally reliant on agriculture.