Ghagwal is a Block placed in Samba district in Jammu & Kashmir. Situated in rural area of Jammu & Kashmir, it is one among the 4 blocks of Samba district. According to the government register, the block number of Ghagwal is 143. The block has 63 villages and there are total 9748 houses in this Block.
As per Census 2011, Ghagwal's population is 49127. Out of this, 26067 are males whereas the females count 23060 here. This block has 5940 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Out of this 3407 are boys and 2533 are girls.
Literacy rate in Ghagwal block is 72%. 35616 out of total 49127 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 77% as 20321 males out of total 26067 are literate however female literacy rate is 66% as 15295 out of total 23060 females are educated in this Block.
The Negative side is that illiteracy rate of Ghagwal block is 27%. Here 13511 out of total 49127 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 22% as 5746 males out of total 26067 are illiterate. In females the illiteracy rate is 33% and 7765 out of total 23060 females are illiterate in this block.
The count of working people of Ghagwal block is 14435 yet 34692 are un-employed. And out of 14435 occupied individual 2227 individuals are totally dependent on farming.