Jamnagar Municipal Corporation, with population of about 4.8 lakh is Jamnagar sub district's only municipal corporation located in Jamnagar sub district of Jamnagar district in the state Gujarat in India. Total geographical area of Jamnagar municipal corporation is 55 km2. Population density of the city is 8686 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 4.8 lakh people, among them about 2.5 lakh (52%) are male and about 2.3 lakh (48%) are female. 92% of the whole population are from general caste, 8% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jamnagar municipal corporation is 10%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 1 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 479,920 439,548 36,094 4,278 50,097
Male 248,947 227,963 18,778 2,206 26,873
Female 230,973 211,585 17,316 2,072 23,224

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 928 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 928, in schedule caste is 922 and in schedule tribe is 939. There are 864 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city.

Literacy

Total about 3.5 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 1.9 lakh are male and about 1.6 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 1.7 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 56% male and 11% female population are working population. 51% 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 34.6% 30.5% 4.1% 65.4%
Male 56.2% 51.3% 4.9% 43.8%
Female 11.3% 8.1% 3.2% 88.7%