Jammu District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Jammu and Kashmir) - Census 2011

Jammu district of Jammu and Kashmir has total population of 1,529,958 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 813,821 are males while 716,137 are females. In 2011 there were total 314,199 families residing in Jammu district. The Average Sex Ratio of Jammu district is 880.

Jammu district, Jammu and Kashmir

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 50% people lives in Urban areas while 50% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.5% while that in the rural areas is 78.2%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Jammu district is 856 while that of Rural areas is 905.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Jammu district is 167363 which is 11% of the total population. There are 93242 male children and 74121 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Jammu is 795 which is less than Average Sex Ratio (880) of Jammu district.

The total literacy rate of Jammu district is 83.45%. The male literacy rate is 78.88% and the female literacy rate is 69.15% in Jammu district.

Population
1,529,958
Literacy
83.45%
Sex Ratio
880

To facilitate the administration, Jammu district is further divided into 4 Tehsils (Taluka/Tehsil/Tahsil) which are administrative divisions denoting sub-districts. Tehsils consists of multiple villages and a few towns.

Jammu Data as per Census 2011

As per the Population Census 2011 data, following are some quick facts about Jammu district.

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 167,363 93,242 74,121
Literacy 83.45% 78.88% 69.15%
Scheduled Caste 377,991 197,610 180,381
Scheduled Tribe 69,193 36,323 32,870
Illiterate 392,823 171,905 220,918

Caste-wise Population - Jammu district

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 24.7% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 4.5% of total population in Jammu district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 377,991 197,610 180,381
Schedule Tribe 69,193 36,323 32,870

Religion-wise Population - Jammu district

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 1,289,240 (84.27%) 685,679 603,561
Muslim 107,489 (7.03%) 56,927 50,562
Christian 12,104 (0.79%) 6,455 5,649
Sikh 114,272 (7.47%) 61,098 53,174
Buddhist 470 (0.03%) 266 204
Jain 1,987 (0.13%) 1,038 949
Other Religion 321 (0.02%) 171 150
No Religion Specified 4,075 (0.27%) 2,187 1,888

Literacy Rate - Jammu district

The total literacy rate of Jammu district was 83.45% in 2011 which is greater than average literacy rate 67.16% of Jammu and Kashmir. Population-wise, out of total 1,137,135 literates, males were 641,916 while females were 495,219. Also the male literacy rate was 89.08% and the female literacy rate was 77.13% in Jammu district.

  Jammu district Jammu and Kashmir
Female 77.13% 56.43%
Male 89.08% 76.75%
Total 83.45% 67.16%

Sex Ratio - Jammu district

The Sex Ratio of Jammu district is 880 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 880 females in Jammu district. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 795 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 880 ) of Jammu district.


Population Density - Jammu district

The total area of Jammu district is 2,342 km2. Thus the density of Jammu district is 653 people per square kilometer. As per the initial provisional data of Census 2011, around 252 sq. km. area is under urban region while 2,090 sq. km. is under rural region.


Urban/Rural Population - Jammu district

As per the Census 2011 out of total population of Jammu, 50% people lived in urban regions while 50% in rural areas. The total figure of population of urban population was 765,013 out of which 412,218 were males while remaining 352,795 were females. In rural areas of Jammu, male population was 401,603 while female population was 363,342.

The average sex ratio in urban regions of Jammu was 856 females per 1000 males. Also the Child (0-6 age) sex ration of urban areas in Jammu was 823 girls per 1000 boys. Thus the total children (0-6 age) living in urban areas of Jammu were 73,262 which is 9.58% of total urban population. Similarly the average sex ratio in rural areas of Jammu was 905 females per 1000 males. The Child sex ratio of rural areas in Jammu was 774 girls per 1000 boys.

The average literacy rate in Jammu for urban regions was 88.51 percent in which males were 92.39% literate while female literacy stood at 83.99%. The total literate population of Jammu was 1,137,135. Similarly in rural areas of Jammu, the average literacy rate was 78.24 percent. Out of which literacy rate of males and females stood at 85.56% and 70.33% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Jammu were 524,881.

Rural Urban
Population % 50% 50%
Total population 764,945 765,013
Male population 401,603 412,218
Female population 363,342 352,795
Sex ratio 905 856
Child sex ratio (0-6 age) 774 823
Child population 94,101 73,262
Literates 524,881 612,254
Average literacy 78.24% 88.51%
Male literacy 85.56% 92.39%
Female literacy 70.33% 83.99%

Child Population - Jammu district

According to Census 2011, there were 167,363 children between age 0 to 6 years in Jammu district. Out of which 93,242 were male while 74,121 were female.


Working Population - Jammu district

In Jammu district out of total population, 508,622 were engaged in work activities. 80.7% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 19.3% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 508,622 workers engaged in Main Work, 47,745 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 16,414 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 410,344 351,974 58,370
Cultivators 47,745 41,930 5,815
Agriculture Labourer 16,414 14,629 1,785
Household Industries 6,597 4,781 1,816
Other Workers 339,588 290,634 48,954
Marginal Workers 98,278 65,482 32,796
Non Working 1,021,336 396,365 624,971

Jammu district Map


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