Jammu Tehsil Population, Caste, Religion Data - Jammu district, Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu Tehsil of Jammu district has total population of 970,335 as per the Census 2011. Out of which 517,447 are males while 452,888 are females. In 2011 there were total 195,906 families residing in Jammu Tehsil. The Average Sex Ratio of Jammu Tehsil is 875.

As per Census 2011 out of total population, 70.6% people lives in Urban areas while 29.4% lives in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.7% while that in the rural areas is 76.1%. Also the Sex Ratio of Urban areas in Jammu Tehsil is 868 while that of Rural areas is 893.

The population of Children of age 0-6 years in Jammu Tehsil is 101521 which is 10% of the total population. There are 55772 male children and 45749 female children between the age 0-6 years. Thus as per the Census 2011 the Child Sex Ratio of Jammu Tehsil is 820 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 875 ) of Jammu Tehsil.

The total literacy rate of Jammu Tehsil is 85.1%. The male literacy rate is 80.23% and the female literacy rate is 71.58% in Jammu Tehsil.

Population
970,335
Literacy
85.1%
Sex Ratio
875

To facilitate the administration, Jammu Tehsil is further divided into 12 towns and 320 villages.

Jammu Tehsil Data

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

Total Male Female
Children (Age 0-6) 101,521 55,772 45,749
Literacy 85.1% 80.23% 71.58%
Scheduled Caste 188,942 98,934 90,008
Scheduled Tribe 58,338 30,594 27,744
Illiterate 230,987 102,289 128,698

Caste-wise Population - Jammu Tehsil

Schedule Caste (SC) constitutes 19.5% while Schedule Tribe (ST) were 6% of total population in Jammu Tehsil of .

Total Male Female
Schedule Caste 188,942 98,934 90,008
Schedule Tribe 58,338 30,594 27,744

Religion-wise Population - Jammu Tehsil

Religion Total Male Female
Hindu 785,774 (80.98%) 419,154 366,620
Muslim 94,397 (9.73%) 50,041 44,356
Christian 9,869 (1.02%) 5,198 4,671
Sikh 74,895 (7.72%) 40,193 34,702
Buddhist 384 (0.04%) 213 171
Jain 1,946 (0.2%) 1,011 935
Other Religion 166 (0.02%) 96 70
No Religion Specified 2,904 (0.3%) 1,541 1,363

Literacy Rate - Jammu Tehsil

Average literacy rate of Jammu Tehsil in 2011 were 85.1% in which, male and female literacy were 89.92% and 79.63% respectively. Total literate in Jammu Tehsil were 739,348 of which male and female were 415,158 and 324,190 respectively.


Sex Ratio - Jammu Tehsil

The Sex Ratio of Jammu Tehsil is 875 . Thus for every 1000 men there were 875 females in Jammu Tehsil. Also as per Census 2011, the Child Sex Ration was 820 which is less than Average Sex Ratio ( 875 ) of Jammu Tehsil.


Child Population - Jammu Tehsil

According to Census 2011, there were 101,521 children between age 0 to 6 years in Jammu Tehsil. Out of which 101,521 were male while 101,521 were female.

Urban/Rural Population - Jammu Tehsil

As per Census 2011, there are total 139,330 families under Jammu Tehsil living in urban areas while 139,330 families are living within Rural areas. Thus around 70.6% of total population of Jammu Tehsil lives in Urban areas while 29.4% lives under Rural areas. Population of children (0 - 6 years) in urban region is 65,343 while that in rural region is 36,178.

Total Urban Rural
Population 970,335 685,445 284,890
Children (0 - 6 years) 101,521 65,343 36,178
Schedule Caste 188,942 89,319 99,623
Schedule Tribe 58,338 21,406 36,932
Literacy 85.1% 88.7% 76.13%
Sex Ratio 875 868 893

Working Population - Jammu Tehsil

In Jammu Tehsil out of total population, 334,524 were engaged in work activities. 84.9% of workers describe their work as Main Work (Employment or Earning more than 6 Months) while 15.1% were involved in Marginal activity providing livelihood for less than 6 months. Of 334,524 workers engaged in Main Work, 19,751 were cultivators (owner or co-owner) while 7,723 were Agricultural labourer.

Total Male Female
Main Workers 283,907 239,676 44,231
Cultivators 19,751 17,191 2,560
Agriculture Labourer 7,723 6,868 855
Household Industries 3,719 2,844 875
Other Workers 252,714 212,773 39,941
Marginal Workers 50,617 31,411 19,206
Non Working 635,811 246,360 389,451

Jammu Tehsil Map


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