Nikowal Population - Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir

Nikowal is a medium size village located in Akhnoor Tehsil of Jammu district, Jammu and Kashmir with total 70 families residing. The Nikowal village has population of 273 of which 139 are males while 134 are females as per Population Census 2011.

In Nikowal village population of children with age 0-6 is 42 which makes up 15.38 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Nikowal village is 964 which is higher than Jammu and Kashmir state average of 889. Child Sex Ratio for the Nikowal as per census is 750, lower than Jammu and Kashmir average of 862.

Nikowal village has higher literacy rate compared to Jammu and Kashmir. In 2011, literacy rate of Nikowal village was 73.16 % compared to 67.16 % of Jammu and Kashmir. In Nikowal Male literacy stands at 83.48 % while female literacy rate was 62.93 %.

As per constitution of India and Panchyati Raaj Act, Nikowal village is administrated by Sarpanch (Head of Village) who is elected representative of village. Our website, don't have information about schools and hospital in Nikowal village.

Nikowal Data

Particulars Total Male Female
Total No. of Houses 70 - -
Population 273 139 134
Child (0-6) 42 24 18
Schedule Caste 179 96 83
Schedule Tribe 4 0 4
Literacy 73.16 % 83.48 % 62.93 %
Total Workers 54 52 2
Main Worker 51 - -
Marginal Worker 3 3 0

Caste Factor

In Nikowal village, most of the villagers are from Schedule Caste (SC). Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 65.57 % while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 1.47 % of total population in Nikowal village.

Work Profile

In Nikowal village out of total population, 54 were engaged in work activities. 94.44 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 5.56 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 54 workers engaged in Main Work, 30 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 4 were Agricultural labourer.

# State Density / Km2
1 Delhi 11,320
2 Chandigarh 9,258
3 Puducherry 2,547
4 Daman and Diu 2,191
5 Lakshadweep 2,149