Arwani (MC) Municipal Committee, with population of about 12 thousand is Bijbehara sub district's the least populous municipal committee located in Bijbehara sub district of Anantnag district in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. Total geographical area of Arwani (MC) municipal committee is 7 km2 and it is the biggest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 1625 persons per km2. There are 10 wards in the city, among them Arwani Ward No 10 is the most populous ward with population of 2125 and Arwani Ward No 02 is the least populous ward with population of 571.

Nearest railway station is Bijbehara which is 2 km far from here. Bijbehara is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 5 km. District head quarter of the city is Anantnag which is 13 km away. Jammu/srinagar is the state head quarter of the city and is 60 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 7 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 33°C and minimum temperature goes down to -6°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 12 thousand people, among them 5959 (50%) are male and 5856 (50%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Arwani (MC) municipal committee is 22%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 1582 households in the city and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Arwani (MC)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11,815 11,815 0 0 2,569
Male 5,959 5,959 0 0 1,345
Female 5,856 5,856 0 0 1,224

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 100% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 984.

Religion wise population 2011 - Arwani (MC)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 11,815 17 11,788 7 0 0 0 0 3
Male 5,959 10 5,943 4 0 0 0 0 2
Female 5,856 7 5,845 3 0 0 0 0 1

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 983 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 983,. There are 910 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city.

Literacy

Total 5624 people in the city are literate, among them 3332 are male and 2292 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Arwani (MC) is 61%. 72% of male and 49% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Arwani (MC) has 26% (3063) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 38% male and 14% female population are working population. 25% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 13% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 12% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Arwani (MC)

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 25.9% 13.4% 12.5% 74.1%
Male 37.6% 24.7% 12.9% 62.4%
Female 14.1% 1.9% 12.2% 85.9%