Know the current (2021) population of Jammu and Kashmir and also the population according to the 2011 census.

Jammu and Kashmir Population


Estimated population in 2021

Estimated population of Jammu and Kashmir in 2021
14,999,397
Estimated population of males in 2021
7,940,390
Estimated population of females in 2021
7,059,007

Population as per 2011 census

Population
12,541,302
Male Population
6,639,122
Female Population
5,902,180
% of Male' Population
52.94%
% of Female' Population
47.06%
% of India' Population
1.04%
Sex Ratio
889
Child Sex Ratio
862
Density/km2
56
Density/mi2
146
Area (km2)
222,236
Area (mi2)
85,806
Child Population (0-6 Age)
2,018,905
Boys Population (0-6 Age)
1,084,355
Girls Population (0-6 Age)
934,550
Literacy
67.16%
Male Literacy
76.77%
Female Literacy
56.42%
Total Literates
7,067,233
Male Literates
4,264,671
Female Literates
2,802,562
Population Rural
9,108,060
Population Rural Percentage
72.62%
Population Urban
3,433,242
Population Urban Percentage
27.38%

Jammu and Kashmir Religious Data

Description
Population in 2020
Percentage
Estimated Population in 2021
Hindus
3,566,674
28.44%
4,265,742
Muslims
8,567,485
68.31%
10,246,712
Christians
35,631
0.28%
42,615
Sikhs
234,848
1.87%
280,878
Buddhists
112,584
0.90%
134,650
Jains
2,490
0.02%
2,978
Not Stated
20,082
0.16%
24,018
Others
1,508
0.01%
1,804
Total
12,541,302
100.00%
14,999,397

Jammu and Kashmir Population Facts

Description Districts As per 2011 census
Most Populous District Jammu
1,529,958
Least Populous District Leh
133,487
District with Highest Sex Ratio Kulgam
951
District with Lowest Sex Ratio Leh
690
District with Highest Literacy Rate Jammu
83.45%
District with Lowest Literacy Rate Ramban
54.27%
District with Highest Population Density Ganderbal
1,151
District with Lowest Population Density Leh
3

District-wise Population

S.No. District Name
As per 2011 census
Estimated Population in 2021
1. Anantnag
1,078,692
1,290,116
2. Badgam
753,745
901,479
3. Bandipora
392,232
469,109
4. Baramula
1,008,039
1,205,615
5. Doda
409,936
490,283
6. Ganderbal
297,446
355,745
7. Jammu
1,529,958
1,829,830
8. Kargil
140,802
168,399
9. Kathua
616,435
737,256
10. Kishtwar
230,696
275,912
11. Kulgam
424,483
507,682
12. Kupwara
870,354
1,040,943
13. Leh
133,487
159,650
14. Pulwama
560,440
670,286
15. Punch
476,835
570,295
16. Rajouri
642,415
768,328
17. Ramban
283,713
339,321
18. Reasi
314,667
376,342
19. Samba
318,898
381,402
20. Shupiyan
266,215
318,393
21. Srinagar
1,236,829
1,479,247
22. Udhampur
554,985
663,762

City-wise Population

S.No. City Name
As per 2011 census
Estimated Population in 2021
1. Anantnag
109,433
130,882
2. Jammu
502,197
600,628
3. Srinagar
1,180,570
1,411,962