Banihal is a Block positioned in Ramban district in Jammu & Kashmir. Placed in rural part of Jammu & Kashmir, it is one of the 4 blocks of Ramban district. According to the administration register, the block code of Banihal is 109. The block has 20 villages and there are total 11389 families in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Banihal's population is 53201. Out of this, 27366 are males whereas the females count 25835 here. This block has 9911 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 5109 are boys and 4802 are girls.
Literacy rate in Banihal block is 42%. 22630 out of total 53201 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 53% as 14529 males out of total 27366 are educated however female literacy rate is 31% as 8101 out of total 25835 females are literate in this Block.
The Negative part is that illiteracy rate of Banihal block is shockingly high -- 57%. Here 30571 out of total 53201 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 46% as 12837 males out of total 27366 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 68% and 17734 out of total 25835 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of employed people of Banihal block is 13838 however 39363 are un-employed. And out of 13838 occupied people 3121 peoples are totally reliant on agriculture.