Sopore (M Cl + OG) Municipal Council And Out Growth, with population of about 71 thousand is Sopore sub district's only municipal council and out growth located in Sopore sub district of Baramula district in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. Total geographical area of Sopore (M Cl + OG) municipal council and out growth is 19 km2. Population density of the city is 3772 persons per km2. There are 23 wards in the city, among them Now Pora Kalan (og) Ward No 23 (rural Mdds Code:002234) is the most populous ward with population of 7800 and Sopore Ward No 07 is the least populous ward with population of 1922.

Nearest railway station is Amargarh Sopore which is 2 km far from here. Sopore is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Baramulla which is 16 km away. Jammu/srinagar is the state head quarter of the city and is 48 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 551.4 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 36°C and minimum temperature goes down to -6°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 71 thousand people, among them about 38 thousand (53%) are male and about 34 thousand (47%) are female. 99% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Sopore (M Cl + OG) municipal council and out growth is 13%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 11 thousand households in the city and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Sopore (M Cl + OG)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 71,292 70,818 259 215 9,329
Male 37,570 37,127 259 184 5,042
Female 33,722 33,691 0 31 4,287

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 96% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Hindus which contribute 3% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 967 in Hindus are 22.

Religion wise population 2011 - Sopore (M Cl + OG)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 71,292 2,459 68,085 161 303 9 3 7 265
Male 37,570 2,405 34,622 105 288 8 0 4 138
Female 33,722 54 33,463 56 15 1 3 3 127

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 34.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 53 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 35.2% which is 0.6% higher than male population growth rate of 34.6%. General caste population has increased by 34.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 3137.5%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 147.1% and child population has increased by 42.8% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Sopore (M Cl + OG)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 34.9% 34.2% 3137.5% 147.1% 42.8%
Male 34.6% 33.3% 3137.5% 268% 46.4%
Female 35.2% 35.3% 0% -16.2% 38.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 898 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 907, and in schedule tribe is 168. There are 850 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 4 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 47 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Sopore (M Cl + OG)

Total General SC ST Child
Change 4 12 0 -572 -47
2011 898 907 0 168 850
2001 894 895 0 740 897

Literacy

Total about 44 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 26 thousand are male and about 18 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Sopore (M Cl + OG) is 71%. 79% of male and 62% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 11%. Male literacy has gone up by 10% and female literacy rate has gone up by 12%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Sopore (M Cl + OG)

Total Male Female
Change 10.8% 9.8% 12.0%
2011 70.8% 78.6% 62.3%
2001 60% 68.8% 50.3%

Workers profile

Sopore (M Cl + OG) has 33% (about 24 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 13% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 9% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Sopore (M Cl + OG)

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 33.5% 26.3% 7.2% 66.5%
Male 51.9% 43.2% 8.7% 48.1%
Female 13% 7.5% 5.5% 87%