Housing

Introduction

As per the census 2001 there were 155768 households in the state. The average household size is 6.5%. In urban area the average household size is little less i.e., 6.4%, the corresponding household size in rural areas is 6.6%.

Census 2001 has revealed that 55% of the households occupy permanent house whereas 32.16% resided in semi permanent houses and 12.68% of household in temporary and unclassifiable houses.

The detailed tabular data is as under:


Table 1: Distribution of Households by type of Census houses occupied - 2001

Percentage of house-holds by type of Census house 2001
S.No District Total No. of Households Permanent Semi Permanent
Rural Urban Total Rural Urban Total Rural Urban Total
1 Aanatnag 135580 23127 158707 50.37 66.13 52.67 28.10 24.45 27.57
2 Pulwama 83398 10218 93616 69.72 81.06 70.96 21.61 16.18 21.02
3 Srinagar 37008 130864 167872 64.76 85.26 80.74 28.03 12.61 16.01
4 Budgam 77005 4341 81346 80.16 81.36 80.22 14.82 16.70 14.92
5 Baramulla 128833 24780 153613 71.69 80.92 73.18 19.92 16.73 19.40
6 Kupwara 83414 3241 86655 42.96 85.00 44.54 31.07 11.39 30.34
7 Leh 17298 6064 23362 1.57 9.00 3.50 42.50 26.17 38.26
8 Kargil 14616 2090 16706 5.49 12.58 6.37 53.68 65.26 55.13
9 Jammu 165829 131124 296953 62.61 88.59 74.09 18.18 5.07 12.39
10 Udhampur 102444 19415 121859 15.77 85.56 26.89 65.19 9.14 56.26
11 Doda 104080 9351 113431 12.81 70.97 17.61 79.67 23.97 75.08
12 Kathua 81360 14794 96154 47.09 84.34 52.82 24.07 7.14 21.50
13 Rajouri 75253 6597 81850 15.97 88.84 21.84 82.99 10.76 77.17
14 Poonch 55239 4405 59644 9.09 74.28 13.90 85.59 15.16 80.39
J&K State 1161357 390411 1551768 45.64 82.82 55.00 39.08 11.56 32.16


Table 2: Distribution of Households by type of Census houses occupied - 2001

Percentage of house-holds by type of Census house 2001
S.No District Temporaray Total Unclassifiable
Rural Urban Total Rural Urban Total
1 Aanatnag 21.35 9.24 19.59 0.17 0.18 0.17
2 Pulwama 8.59 2.76 7.95 0.08 - 0.07
3 Srinagar 7.18 2.11 3.22 0.03 0.02 0.03
4 Budgam 4.99 1.94 4.83 0.03 - 0.03
5 Baramulla 8.39 2.33 7.41 0.01 0.02 0.01
6 Kupwara 25.96 3.58 25.12 0.01 0.03 Negligible
7 Leh 53.94 63.80 56.50 1.99 1.02 1.74
8 Kargil 40.83 22.15 38.49 0.01 - 0.01
9 Jammu 18.17 6.30 12.92 1.04 0.03 0.60
10 Udhampur 19.03 5.30 16.84 0.01 0.01 0.01
11 Doda 7.50 5.07 7.30 0.02 - 0.01
12 Kathua 28.78 8.25 25.63 0.06 - 0.05
13 Rajouri 1.04 0.38 0.99 - 0.02 Negligible
14 Poonch 5.32 10.51 5.71 - 0.05 Negligible
J&K State 15.06 5.57 12.68 0.21 0.05 0.16

(Data Source: Digest of Statistics, 2011-12)

 

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