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Summary

Region Jammu & Kashmir, India
Surface area (square kilometres) 45,110 km2
Largest urban zone Leh (population, 28,639)
Total population (2001, estimated)[nbnote ]Government of India Census (2001)[/nbnote] 117,232
Population density (people per square kilometre) 3
Number of households 24,147
Rural population (% total) 89%
Energy use per capita 9800 KCal / day
Total workforce 58,125
Agricultural workforce (% total population) 58%
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Social indicators

Population aged 0-14 years 32,038 (27% total)
Population aged 15 – 59 years 74,988 (64% total)
Population aged > 60 years 10,206 (9% total)
Urban population growth rate (annual, 1981 – 2001) 6%
Ladakh regional profile - Environment

Environment

Rainfall (annual, millimetres) 90 mm, mostly as snow
Temperature (minimum / maximum, °C) - 40 / + 35