Jamnagar Municipal Corporation And Out Growth, with population of about 6 lakh is Jamnagar sub district's only municipal corporation and out growth located in Jamnagar sub district of Jamnagar district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Jamnagar municipal corporation and out growth is 55 km2. Population density of the city is 10877 persons per km2. There are 21 wards in the city, among them Vibhapar (og) Ward No 20 (rural Mdds Code:513675) is the most populous ward with population of about 82 thousand and Port Area (og) Ward No 21 (rural Mdds Code:513674) is the least populous ward with population of 178.

Nearest railway station is Jamnagar which is within the city. Jamnagar is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Jamnagar. Gandhinagar is the state head quarter of the city and is 337 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 753 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 38°C and minimum temperature goes down to 11.6°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 6 lakh people, among them about 3.1 lakh (52%) are male and about 2.9 lakh (48%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 7% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jamnagar municipal corporation and out growth is 11%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 1.3 lakh households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jamnagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 600,943 552,227 43,602 5,114 63,953
Male 313,214 287,917 22,653 2,644 34,278
Female 287,729 264,310 20,949 2,470 29,675

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 78% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 19% of the total population and Jains are the third largest religious community here with 3% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 907 in Muslims are 956 and in Jains are 999.

Religion wise population 2011 - Jamnagar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 600,943 466,297 114,106 2,214 834 783 15,086 88 1,535
Male 313,214 244,476 58,329 1,154 460 421 7,548 47 779
Female 287,729 221,821 55,777 1,060 374 362 7,538 41 756

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 919 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 918, in schedule caste is 925 and in schedule tribe is 934. There are 866 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city.

Literacy

Total about 4.4 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 2.4 lakh are male and about 2 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jamnagar is 82%. 87% of male and 77% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Jamnagar has 35% (about 2.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 57% male and 11% female population are working population. 52% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jamnagar

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 35% 30.8% 4.2% 65%
Male 56.7% 51.7% 4.9% 43.3%
Female 11.5% 8.1% 3.4% 88.5%