Profile of Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir

June 29, 2010Jammu and Kashmirby EconomyWatch

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POPULATION (2001 census) 10143700
MALES 5360926
FEMALES 4782774
SEX RATIO (females/1000 males) 900
DENSITY OF POPULATION (Persons/ Square Km)  
URBAN POPULATION % 24.85
LITERACY RATE (census 2001) in % 55.5
MALE LITERACY in % 66.6
MALE LITERATE in numbers 3060628
FEMALE LITERACY in % 43
FEMALE LITERATE in numbers 1746583468
NSDP at current prices (2002-2003)* Rs Crores 12805 Rs Crores *(2000-2001)
PER CAPITA NSDP (2002-03) at current prices Rs 12781 Rs *(2000-2001)

 

 

(2002-03) at current prices Rs12781 Rs *(2000-2001)
(2002)P: Provisional
*(2002-03): Advanced Estimates
*(2001-02): Quick Estimate
*(2000-01): Provisional Estimate
NSDP: Net State Domestic product
 

Source: Directorate of Economics & Statistics of respective State Governments (As on March 26, 2004), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India

 

MAJOR INDUSTRIES IN JAMMU AND KASHMIR

  • Minerals Industry
  • Gems And Jewellery Industry
  • Floriculture Industry
  • Horticulture Industry
  • Electronic Industry
  • Tourism Industry

ECONOMIC INFRASTRUCTURE

 

Road
J&K is very well connected with the rest of the country through National Highway upto Leh through Kargil (Ladakh).

 

Airports
Jammu, Srinagar and Leh town in Ladakh are connected by air with the rest of the country. Indian Airlines and Jet Airways operate regular flights to the three principal airports of the state from various cities of the country.