Ashar is a village located in Banihal Block of Ramban district in Jammu & Kashmir. Placed in rural part of Ramban district of Jammu & Kashmir, it is one of the 20 villages of Banihal Block of Ramban district. As per the government records, the village number of Ashar is 4519. The village has 329 houses.
According to Census 2011, Ashar's population is 1550. Out of this, 753 are males while the females count 797 here. This village has 270 children in the age bracket of 0-6 years. Among them 136 are boys and 134 are girls.
Literacy rate in Ashar village is 56%. 879 out of total 1550 population is literate here. Among males the literacy rate is 67% as 506 males out of total 753 are educated whereas female literacy rate is 46% as 373 out of total 797 females are literate in this Village.
The Negative portion is that illiteracy rate of Ashar village is 43%. Here 671 out of total 1550 individuals are illiterate. Male illiteracy rate here is 32% as 247 males out of total 753 are illiterate. Among the females the illiteracy rate is 53% and 424 out of total 797 females are illiterate in this village.
The number of working person of Ashar village is 420 whereas 1130 are non-working. And out of 420 occupied individual 154 persons are totally dependent on cultivation.