Poonch is a district in Jammu And Kashmir State of India. It has a total of 4 Tehsils in this district. The district has an total area of 1,674 sq km. There are 3 towns and 178 villages in this district.
As per census Poonch has a population of 476,835 in 2011 out of which 251,899 are male and 224,936 are female. Population of Poonch in 2020/2021 is 514,817(estimates as per aadhar uidai.gov.in feb 2019 data). Literate people are 261,724 out of 163,333 are male and 98,391 are female. People living in Poonch depend on multiple skills, total workers are 161,393 out of which men are 117,677 and women are 43,716. Total 17,902 Cultivators are depended on agriculture farming out of 15,566 are cultivated by men and 2,336 are women. 5,917 people works in agricultural land as labor, men are 4,958 and 959 are women. Poonch sex ratio is 893 females per 1000 of males. Next Poonch Census will be in 2021.
The district has an total area of 1,674 sq km., 24 sq km is urban and 1650 sq km is rural. Out of total population of 529,287 in the district, 38,630 are in urban area and 438,205 are in rural area. 7,216 households are in urban, 83,045 are in rural area. 30,183 literate people are in urban, 231,541 are in rural area.
Geography of Poonch
Languages spoken are Urdu, Kashmiri, Hindi, Punjabi
The Poonch average altitude (elevation) 5753 metres above sealevel.