Jammu District Population, Caste, Religion Data (Jammu and Kashmir) - Census 2011
Jammu district of Jammu and Kashmir has a 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 a total 314,199 families residing in Jammu district. The Average Sex Ratio of Jammu district is 880.
As per Census 2011 out of total population, 50% people live in Urban areas while 50% live in the Rural areas. The average literacy rate in urban areas is 88.5% while that in 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.
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.
|Children (Age 0-6)||167,363||93,242||74,121|
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.
Religion-wise Population - Jammu district
|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|
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 urban population was 765,013 out of which 412,218 were males while the remaining 352,795 were females. In rural areas of Jammu, male population was 401,603 while the 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 the literacy rate of males and females stood at 85.56% and 70.33% respectively. Total literates in rural areas of Jammu were 524,881.
|Child sex ratio (0-6 age)||774||823|
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 labourers.
Nearby Districts from Jammu
Below are the list of Districts near Jammu district in Jammu and Kashmir.
|Samba district population||318,898|
|Reasi district population||314,667|
|Udhampur district population||554,985|
|Kishtwar district population||230,696|
|Ramban district population||283,713|
|Doda district population||409,936|
|Kulgam district population||424,483|
|Anantnag district population||1,078,692|
|Shupiyan district population||266,215|
|Pulwama district population||560,440|
Jammu district Map
- Census 2011 Data - censusindia.gov.in
- Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir - Wikipedia