Kolan is a village located in Kangan Block of Ganderbal district in Jammu & Kashmir. Located in rural area of Ganderbal district of Jammu & Kashmir, it is one among the 39 villages of Kangan Block of Ganderbal district. As per the administration register, the village number of Kolan is 2921. The village has 515 families.
According to Census 2011, Kolan's population is 2960. Out of this, 1545 are males whereas the females count 1415 here. This village has 550 kids in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 294 are boys and 256 are girls.
Literacy rate in Kolan village is 44%. 1312 out of total 2960 population is educated here. Among males the literacy rate is 53% as 828 males out of total 1545 are educated however female literacy rate is 34% as 484 out of total 1415 females are literate in this Village.
The dark side is that illiteracy rate of Kolan village is shockingly high -- 55%. Here 1648 out of total 2960 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 46% as 717 males out of total 1545 are uneducated. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 65% and 931 out of total 1415 females are illiterate in this village.
The number of occupied people of Kolan village is 1388 however 1572 are non-working. And out of 1388 working person 109 individuals are fully dependent on farming.