Magam (MC) Municipal Committee, with population of 5470 is Beerwah sub district's the least populous municipal committee located in Beerwah sub district of Badgam district in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. Total geographical area of Magam (MC) municipal committee is 2 km2 and it is the smallest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 2378 persons per km2. There are 5 wards in the city, among them Magam Ward No 05 is the most populous ward with population of 1630 and Magam Ward No 01 is the least populous ward with population of 673.

Nearest railway station is Mazahama which is 4 km far from here. Beerwah is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Budgam which is 40 km away. Jammu/srinagar is the state head quarter of the city and is 21 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 609.5 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 30°C and minimum temperature goes down to -2.3°C.

Demographics

The city is home to 5470 people, among them 2744 (50%) are male and 2726 (50%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Magam (MC) municipal committee is 19%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 807 households in the city and an average 7 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Magam (MC)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,470 5,470 0 0 1,024
Male 2,744 2,744 0 0 542
Female 2,726 2,726 0 0 482

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 996.

Religion wise population 2011 - Magam (MC)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 5,470 12 5,454 3 0 0 0 0 1
Male 2,744 9 2,733 1 0 0 0 0 1
Female 2,726 3 2,721 2 0 0 0 0 0

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 26.9% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4312. Female population growth rate of the city is 25.3% which is -3.2% lower than male population growth rate of 28.5%. General caste population has increased by 26.9% and child population has increased by 22.9% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Magam (MC)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 26.9% 26.9% 0% 0% 22.9%
Male 28.5% 28.5% 0% 0% 41.5%
Female 25.3% 25.3% 0% 0% 7.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 993 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 993,. There are 889 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has decreased by 26 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 286 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Magam (MC)

Total General SC ST Child
Change -26 -26 0 0 -286
2011 993 993 0 0 889
2001 1019 1019 0 0 1175

Literacy

Total 2830 people in the city are literate, among them 1631 are male and 1199 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Magam (MC) is 64%. 74% of male and 53% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 12%. Male literacy has gone up by 6% and female literacy rate has gone up by 17%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Magam (MC)

Total Male Female
Change 11.6% 6.6% 17.1%
2011 63.7% 74.1% 53.4%
2001 52.1% 67.5% 36.3%

Workers profile

Magam (MC) has 24% (1333) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 40% male and 8% female population are working population. 29% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 3% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Magam (MC)

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 24.4% 16.1% 8.3% 75.6%
Male 40.2% 29.1% 11.1% 59.8%
Female 8.4% 2.9% 5.5% 91.6%