Udhampur (M Cl) Municipal Council, with population of about 36 thousand is Udhampur sub district's only municipal council located in Udhampur sub district of Udhampur district in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. Total geographical area of Udhampur (M Cl) municipal council is 25 km2. Population density of the city is 1404 persons per km2. There are 42 wards in the city, among them Karli Khalki (og) Ward No 32 (rural Mdds Code:004970) is the most populous ward with population of about 21 thousand and Chanthal (og) Ward No 26 (rural Mdds Code:004964) is the least populous ward with population of 47.

Nearest railway station is Udhampur which is within the city. Udhampur is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Udhampur. Jammu/srinagar is the state head quarter of the city and is 66 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 978.2 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 48°C and minimum temperature goes down to 5°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 36 thousand people, among them about 19 thousand (54%) are male and about 16 thousand (46%) are female. 88% of the whole population are from general caste, 11% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Udhampur (M Cl) municipal council is 10%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 6970 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Udhampur (M Cl)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 35,507 31,350 3,983 174 3,434
Male 19,345 17,183 2,057 105 1,903
Female 16,162 14,167 1,926 69 1,531

Growth of population

Population of the city has decreased by -37.6% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 57 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is -22% which is 24.5% higher than male population growth rate of -46.5%. General caste population has decreased by -41.6%; Schedule caste population has increased by 29.6%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 5.5% and child population has decreased by -39% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Udhampur (M Cl)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total -37.6% -41.6% 29.6% 5.5% -39%
Male -46.5% -50.1% 26.1% -7.1% -38.5%
Female -22% -26.3% 33.6% 32.7% -39.7%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 835 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 824, in schedule caste is 936 and in schedule tribe is 657. There are 805 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has increased by 262 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 15 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Udhampur (M Cl)

Total General SC ST Child
Change 262 266 52 197 -15
2011 835 824 936 657 805
2001 573 558 884 460 820

Literacy

Total about 29 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 16 thousand are male and about 13 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Udhampur (M Cl) is 90%. 94% of male and 87% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has decreased by -1%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 2%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Udhampur (M Cl)

Total Male Female
Change -0.9% -1.5% 2.3%
2011 90.5% 93.6% 86.8%
2001 91.4% 95.1% 84.5%

Workers profile

Udhampur (M Cl) has 37% (about 13 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 55% male and 16% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Udhampur (M Cl)

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 37.4% 33.5% 3.8% 62.6%
Male 55% 51.3% 3.8% 45%
Female 16.2% 12.2% 3.9% 83.8%