Yari Pora (MC) Municipal Committee, with population of about 12 thousand is Kulgam sub district's the 4th least populous municipal committee located in Kulgam sub district of Kulgam district in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. Total geographical area of Yari Pora (MC) municipal committee is 8 km2 and it is the 2nd biggest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 1477 persons per km2. There are 13 wards in the city, among them Yari Pora Ward No 06 is the most populous ward with population of 1356 and Yari Pora Ward No 13 is the least populous ward with population of 532.

Nearest railway station is Bijbehara which is 16 km far from here. Kulgam is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Kulgam which is 4 km away. Jammu/srinagar is the state head quarter of the city and is 87 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 8 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 6043 (50%) are male and 6080 (50%) are female. 99% of the whole population are from general caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Yari Pora (MC) municipal committee is 14%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 2205 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Yari Pora (MC)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12,123 12,028 0 95 1,745
Male 6,043 5,991 0 52 911
Female 6,080 6,037 0 43 834

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 1006.

Religion wise population 2011 - Yari Pora (MC)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 12,123 20 12,097 2 0 0 0 0 4
Male 6,043 12 6,029 1 0 0 0 0 1
Female 6,080 8 6,068 1 0 0 0 0 3

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 1006 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 1008, and in schedule tribe is 827. There are 915 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city.

Literacy

Total 6925 people in the city are literate, among them 3961 are male and 2964 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Yari Pora (MC) is 67%. 77% of male and 57% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Yari Pora (MC) has 47% (5699) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 48% male and 46% female population are working population. 34% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 14% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 44% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Yari Pora (MC)

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 47% 18% 29% 53%
Male 47.7% 33.6% 14.1% 52.3%
Female 46.3% 2.6% 43.8% 53.7%