Nikowal is a medium size village located in Ranbir Singh Pora Tehsil of Jammu district, Jammu and Kashmir with total 400 families residing. The Nikowal village has population of 1506 of which 771 are males while 735 are females as per Population Census 2011.
In Nikowal village population of children with age 0-6 is 209 which makes up 13.88 % of total population of village. Average Sex Ratio of Nikowal village is 953 which is higher than Jammu and Kashmir state average of 889. Child Sex Ratio for the Nikowal as per census is 713, 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 82.65 % compared to 67.16 % of Jammu and Kashmir. In Nikowal Male literacy stands at 89.37 % while female literacy rate was 75.93 %.
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.
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Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 2.52 % of total population in Nikowal village.
The village Nikowal currently doesn’t have any Schedule Tribe (ST) population.
In Nikowal village out of total population, 457 were engaged in work activities. 65.86 % of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 34.14 % were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months.
Of 457 workers engaged in Main Work, 88 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 14 were Agricultural labourer.