Wangat is a village situated in Kangan Block of Ganderbal district in Jammu & Kashmir. Positioned in rural area of Ganderbal district of Jammu & Kashmir, it is one among the 39 villages of Kangan Block of Ganderbal district. According to the administration register, the village number of Wangat is 2897. The village has 932 families.
According to Census 2011, Wangat's population is 6616. Out of this, 3507 are males whereas the females count 3109 here. This village has 1667 children in the age group of 0-6 years. Out of this 946 are boys and 721 are girls.
Literacy rate in Wangat village is 35%. 2353 out of total 6616 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 42% as 1487 males out of total 3507 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 27% as 866 out of total 3109 females are educated in this Village.
The dark part is that illiteracy rate of Wangat village is shockingly high -- 64%. Here 4263 out of total 6616 persons are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 57% as 2020 males out of total 3507 are uneducated. In females the illiteracy rate is 72% and 2243 out of total 3109 females are illiterate in this village.
The count of occupied people of Wangat village is 1307 however 5309 are un-employed. And out of 1307 occupied individual 57 persons are entirely dependent on agriculture.