Baramula (M Cl + OG) Municipal Council And Out Growth, with population of about 71 thousand is Baramulla sub district's only municipal council and out growth located in Baramulla sub district of Baramula district in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. Total geographical area of Baramula (M Cl + OG) municipal council and out growth is 24 km2. Population density of the city is 2979 persons per km2. There are 26 wards in the city, among them Baramula Ward No 01 is the most populous ward with population of 7341 and Baramula Ward No 03 is the least populous ward with population of 1170.

Nearest railway station is Brarmulla which is within the city. Baramula is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Bramulla. Jammu/srinagar is the state head quarter of the city and is 55 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 819.9 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 33°C and minimum temperature goes down to -6°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 71 thousand people, among them about 39 thousand (54%) are male and about 33 thousand (46%) are female. 100% 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 Baramula (M Cl + OG) municipal council and out growth is 12%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are about 12 thousand households in the city and an average 6 persons live in every family.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 71,434 71,293 91 50 8,878
Male 38,677 38,556 91 30 4,851
Female 32,757 32,737 0 20 4,027

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 85% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Sikhs which contribute 9% of the total population and Hindus are the third largest religious community here with 6% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 957 in Sikhs are 804 and in Hindus are 18.

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

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 71,434 3,982 60,919 209 6,207 20 0 0 97
Male 38,677 3,910 31,127 133 3,440 18 0 0 49
Female 32,757 72 29,792 76 2,767 2 0 0 48

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 15.5% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 62 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 18.2% which is 4.8% higher than male population growth rate of 13.4%. General caste population has increased by 15.8%; Schedule caste population has increased by 264%; Schedule Tribe population has decreased by -78.7% and child population has increased by 21.9% in the city since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15.5% 15.8% 264% -78.7% 21.9%
Male 13.4% 13.6% 264% -78.7% 28.1%
Female 18.2% 18.5% 0% -78.7% 15.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 847 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 849, and in schedule tribe is 667. There are 830 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 34 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 93 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

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

Total General SC ST Child
Change 34 35 0 0 -93
2011 847 849 0 667 830
2001 813 814 0 667 923

Literacy

Total about 50 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 30 thousand are male and about 20 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Baramula (M Cl + OG) is 80%. 87% of male and 71% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 8%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 11%.

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

Total Male Female
Change 8.1% 6.6% 10.5%
2011 79.6% 87.3% 70.6%
2001 71.5% 80.7% 60.1%

Workers profile

Baramula (M Cl + OG) has 33% (about 23 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 53% male and 9% female population are working population. 46% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 6% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

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

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 32.7% 27.8% 4.9% 67.3%
Male 52.8% 46.2% 6.6% 47.2%
Female 8.9% 6.1% 2.8% 91.1%