Lakhanpur (MC) Municipal Committee, with population of 3461 is Kathua sub district's the least populous municipal committee located in Kathua sub district of Kathua district in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. There are 7 wards in the city, among them Lakhanpur Ward No 07 is the most populous ward with population of 1516 and Lakhanpur Ward No 05 is the least populous ward with population of 161.

Nearest railway station is Kathua which is 14 km far from here. Kathua is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 14 km. District head quarter of the city is Kathua which is 14 km away. Jammu/srinagar is the state head quarter of the city and is 92 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 713.4 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 43.8°C and minimum temperature goes down to 3.8°C.

Demographics

The city is home to 3461 people, among them 2250 (65%) are male and 1211 (35%) are female. 93% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 4% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Lakhanpur (MC) municipal committee is 10%, among them 59% are boys and 41% are girls. There are 618 households in the city and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Lakhanpur (MC)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,461 3,228 108 125 356
Male 2,250 2,128 59 63 209
Female 1,211 1,100 49 62 147

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 89% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 5% of the total population and Sikhs are the third largest religious community here with 3% population all other religious communities contribute 3% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 530 in Muslims are 770 and in Sikhs are 429

Religion wise population 2011 - Lakhanpur (MC)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 3,461 3,090 177 74 110 0 0 1 9
Male 2,250 2,020 100 45 77 0 0 1 7
Female 1,211 1,070 77 29 33 0 0 0 2

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 116.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 1597. Female population growth rate of the city is 68% which is -88.8% lower than male population growth rate of 156.8%. General caste population has increased by 121.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 21.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 150% and child population has increased by 93.5% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Lakhanpur (MC)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 116.7% 121.4% 21.3% 150% 93.5%
Male 156.8% 163.7% 34.1% 152% 102.9%
Female 68% 69% 8.9% 148% 81.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 538 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 517, in schedule caste is 831 and in schedule tribe is 984. There are 703 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has decreased by 285 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 83 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Lakhanpur (MC)

Total General SC ST Child
Change -285 -290 -192 -16 -83
2011 538 517 831 984 703
2001 823 807 1023 1000 786

Literacy

Total 2877 people in the city are literate, among them 1946 are male and 931 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Lakhanpur (MC) is 93%. 95% of male and 88% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 5%. Male literacy has gone down by 1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 7%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Lakhanpur (MC)

Total Male Female
Change 4.7% 1.6% 6.4%
2011 92.7% 95.3% 87.5%
2001 88% 93.7% 81.1%

Workers profile

Lakhanpur (MC) has 49% (1698) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 70% male and 10% female population are working population. 69% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 1% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Lakhanpur (MC)

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 49.1% 47.3% 1.8% 50.9%
Male 70.1% 69.1% 1% 29.9%
Female 9.9% 6.7% 3.2% 90.1%