Naka Majiari (CT) Census Town, with population of 5033 is Mendhar sub district's only census town located in Mendhar sub district of Punch district in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. Total geographical area of Naka Majiari (CT) census town is 9 km2. Population density of the census town is 569 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Naka Majiari Ward No 01 and the population of Naka Majiari Ward No 01 is 5033.

Nearest railway station is Jammu which is 127 km far from here. Mendhar is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 25 km. District head quarter of the census town is Punch which is 42 km away. Jammu/srinagar is the state head quarter of the census town and is 204 km far from here. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 25°C and minimum temperature goes down to 4°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 5033 people, among them 2521 (50%) are male and 2512 (50%) are female. 65% of the whole population are from general caste and 35% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Naka Majiari (CT) census town is 17%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 906 households in the census town and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Naka Majiari (CT)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,033 3,264 0 1,769 845
Male 2,521 1,632 0 889 450
Female 2,512 1,632 0 880 395

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 100% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 999.

Religion wise population 2011 - Naka Majiari (CT)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 5,033 6 5,019 1 0 0 0 0 7
Male 2,521 4 2,511 0 0 0 0 0 6
Female 2,512 2 2,508 1 0 0 0 0 1

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 19.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4215. Female population growth rate of the census town is 21.2% which is 3.5% higher than male population growth rate of 17.7%. General caste population has increased by 19.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 19.5% and child population has increased by 28.2% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Naka Majiari (CT)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 19.4% 19.3% 0% 19.5% 28.2%
Male 17.7% 18.9% 0% 15.6% 31.2%
Female 21.2% 19.8% 0% 23.8% 25%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 996 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 1000, and in schedule tribe is 990. There are 878 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has increased by 28 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 43 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Naka Majiari (CT)

Total General SC ST Child
Change 28 8 0 65 -43
2011 996 1000 0 990 878
2001 968 992 0 925 921

Literacy

Total 3153 people in the census town are literate, among them 1770 are male and 1383 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Naka Majiari (CT) is 75%. 85% of male and 65% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 20%. Male literacy has gone up by 17% and female literacy rate has gone up by 23%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Naka Majiari (CT)

Total Male Female
Change 20.2% 17.4% 23.6%
2011 75.3% 85.5% 65.3%
2001 55.1% 68.1% 41.7%

Workers profile

Naka Majiari (CT) has 35% (1783) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 42% male and 29% female population are working population. 31% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 10% of total female population are main and 18% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Naka Majiari (CT)

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35.4% 20.8% 14.7% 64.6%
Male 42.1% 31% 11.1% 57.9%
Female 28.7% 10.5% 18.3% 71.3%