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Jammu and Kashmir is a state in northern India, often denoted by the acronym J&K. It is located mostly in the Himalayan mountains, and shares borders with the states of Himachal Pradesh and Punjab to the south. Jammu and Kashmir has an international border with China in the north and east, and the Line of Control separates it from the Pakistan-controlled territories of Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan in the west and northwest respectively. The state has special autonomy under Article 370 of the Constitution of India.

Jammu and Kashmir Population 2011

As per details from Census 2011, Jammu and Kashmir has population of 1.25 Crores, an increase from figure of 1.01 Crore in 2001 census. Total population of Jammu and Kashmir as per 2011 census is 12,541,302 of which male and female are 6,640,662 and 5,900,640 respectively. In 2001, total population was 10,143,700 in which males were 5,360,926 while females were 4,782,774. 

The total population growth in this decade was 23.64 percent while in previous decade it was 29.04 percent. The population of Jammu and Kashmir forms 1.04 percent of India in 2011. In 2001, the figure was 0.99 percent.
Approximate Population 1.25 Crores 1.01 Crore
Actual Population 12,541,302 10,143,700
Male 6,640,662 5,360,926
Female 5,900,640 4,782,774
Population Growth 23.64% 29.04%
Percantage of total Population 1.04% 0.99%
Sex Ratio 889 892
Child Sex Ratio 862 941
Density/km2 56 46
Density/mi2 146 118
Area(Km2) 222,236 222,236
Area mi2 85,806 85,806
Total Child Population (0-6 Age) 2,018,905 1,485,803
Male Population (0-6 Age) 1,084,355 765,394
Female Population (0-6 Age) 934,550 720,409
Literacy 67.16 % 55.52 %
Male Literacy 76.75 % 66.60 %
Female Literacy 56.43 % 43.00 %
Total Literate 7,067,233 4,807,286
Male Literate 4,264,671 3,060,628
Female Literate 2,802,562 1,746,658

Jammu and Kashmir Religious Data

Jammu and Kashmir is Muslim majority state in India with approximately 68.31 % of state population following Islam as their religion. Hinduism is second most popular religion in state of Jammu and Kashmir with approximately 28.44 % following it. In Jammu and Kashmir state, Christianity is followed by 0.28 %, Jainism by 0.02 %, Buddhism by 0.90 % and Sikhism by 1.87 %. Around 0.01 % stated 'Other Religion', approximately 0.16 % stated 'No Particular Religion'. 
DescriptionPopulationPercentage
Muslim 8,567,485 68.31 %
Hindu 3,566,674 28.44 %
Sikh 234,848 1.87 %
Buddhist 112,584 0.90 %
Christian 35,631 0.28 %
Not Available 20,082 0.16 %
Jain 2,490 0.02 %
Other Religion 1,508 0.01 %

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Jammu and Kashmir Urban Population 2011

DescriptionRuralUrban
Population (%) 72.62 % 27.38 %
Total Population 9,108,060 3,433,242
Male Population 4,774,477 1,866,185
Female Population 4,333,583 1,567,057
Population Growth 19.42 % 36.42 %
Sex Ratio 908 840

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