In 2011, Kargil had population of 140,802 of which male and female were 77,785 and 63,017 respectively. In 2001 census, Kargil had a population of 119,307 of which males were 64,955 and remaining 54,352 were females. Kargil District population constituted 1.12 percent of total Maharashtra population. In 2001 census, this figure for Kargil District was at 1.18 percent of Maharashtra population.

Discription 2011
Total Population 140,802
Male 77,785
Female 63,017


There was change of 18.02 percent in the population compared to population as per 2001. In the previous census of India 2001, Kargil District recorded increase of 33.55 percent to its population compared to 1991.


The initial provisional data released by census India 2011, shows that density of Kargil district for 2011 is 10 people per sq. km. In 2001, Kargil district density was at 9 people per sq. km. Kargil district administers 14,036 square kilometers of areas.


Average literacy rate of Kargil in 2011 were 71.34 compared to 0.00 of 2001. If things are looked out at gender wise, male and female literacy were 83.15 and 56.30 respectively. For 2001 census, same figures stood at 0.00 and 0.00 in Kargil District. Total literate in Kargil District were 86,236 of which male and female were 56,301 and 29,935 respectively. In 2001, Kargil District had 0 in its district.


With regards to Sex Ratio in Kargil, it stood at 810 per 1000 male compared to 2001 census figure of 837. The average national sex ratio in India is 940 as per latest reports of Census 2011 Directorate. In 2011 census, child sex ratio is 977 girls per 1000 boys compared to figure of 0 girls per 1000 boys of 2001 census data.


In census enumeration, data regarding child under 0-6 age were also collected for all districts including Kargil. There were total 19,928 children under age of 0-6 against 0 of 2001 census. Of total 19,928 male and female were 10,078 and 9,850 respectively. Child Sex Ratio as per census 2011 was 977 compared to 0 of census 2001. In 2011, Children under 0-6 formed 14.15 percent of Kargil District compared to 0.00 percent of 2001. There was net change of 14.15 percent in this compared to previous census of India.