According to Census 2011, District Kupwara has a population of 8,75,564 souls comprising of 4,75,126 males and 4,00,438 females with a Sex Ratio of 843.
The rural population of the District is 7,76,322 and the urban population is 99,242.
The District has a literacy rate of 66.92% with male literacy rate of 77.10 % and female literacy rate of 54.79%.

As per Provisional population figures of 2011 Census,

Demographic Label Value
Area 2379 Sq Km
No.of Sub Disivions 2
No.of Tehsils 16
No.of Gram Panchayats 356
No.of Villages 367