The union territories of Jammu and Kashmir is currently home to over 1.54 crore people in India. Explore information on sex ratio, literacy rate and religion in Jammu and Kashmir.
Population of Jammu and Kashmir
|Current Population of Jammu and Kashmir in 2021||15,427,841 (1.54 crore)|
|Population of Jammu and Kashmir in 2020||15,173,264 (1.51 crore)|
|Sex Ratio in Jammu and Kashmir||889 females / 1,000 males|
Population of Jammu and Kashmir - Located near the great Himalayan Mountains, Jammu and Kashmir is one of the beautiful union territories in India. In a country dominated by Hindu Religion (79%), Jammu and Kashmir is only union territories in India where Muslim population exceeds the Hindu religion. It is further divided into three regions: Jammu, Kashmir Valley and Ladakh. According to Census of India 2011, Jammu and Kashmir recorded a population of 12,548,926. The union territories also recorded a growth of 23.7% in its population beginning from year 2001 till 2011. Based on its annual growth rate, its population is estimated to be 15,427,841 in 2021. Jammu and Kashmir is the only union territories in India where Muslim followers exceeds hindu population.
Districts in Jammu and Kashmir
Entire union territories of Jammu and Kashmir consists of 22 districts which are headed under 3 divisions of Jammu, Kashmir Valley and Ladakh. Out of these, Kashmir Valley division is most populous in the region with a total human count of over 7 million people.
Jammu and Kashmir Population in 2011
|Region||Name||Headquarters||Area||Population 2011 Census|
|Kashmir Valley Division||Srinagar||15,948||6,907,622|
Growth of Population in Jammu and Kashmir
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|source: Census of India|