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State - Jammu & Kashmir Local Language - Urdu, Hindi

About Poonch District

Poonch is one of 22 districts located in northern Indian state Jammu & Kashmir. There are total 6 blocks which comes under Poonch district, and there are total 178 villages and 1 town area which comes under this district.
As per Indian government records district code of Poonch district is 5 and number of houses in this district is 83951.

Population of Poonch District

As per Census 2011, total population of this district is 443238. Out of total 443238, male population count is 232295, where as female population count is 210943 in Poonch.
According to the Indian Government population count of year 2011, this district has total 81086 children are in the age group of 0-6 years. In these 81086 children 42830 are boys and 38256 are girl child.

Literacy of Poonch District

Literacy rate of Poonch district is 52%. 234694 out of total 443238 population is literate in this district.
Going in details, Male literacy rate in this district is 63% and 146486 males are literate out of total 232295 male population, where as female literacy rate is 58% and 88208 out of total 210943 females are literate in this district.
Coming to dark side, illiteracy rate of Poonch district is 47%. 208544 out of total 443238 population is illiterate in this village. In details, Male illiteracy rate in this district is 36% and 85809 males are illiterate out of total 232295 male population, where as female illiteracy rate is 58% and 122735 out of total 210943 females are illiterate in this district.

Agricultural status of Poonch District

Total working population of Poonch district is 148972 and non-working population is 294266 and out of 148972 working population 17821 peoples are totally dependent on agriculture.

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List of Blocks in Poonch District