Jammu (M Corp. + OG) Municipal Corporation And Out Growth, with population of about 5.8 lakh is Jammu sub district's only municipal corporation and out growth located in Jammu sub district of Jammu district in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. Total geographical area of Jammu (M Corp. + OG) municipal corporation and out growth is 159 km2. Population density of the city is 3616 persons per km2. There are 96 wards in the city, among them Sunjwan (og) Ward No 81 (rural Mdds Code:005977) is the most populous ward with population of about 15 thousand and Chak Gulami (og) Ward No 87 (rural Mdds Code:005981) is the least populous ward with population of 361.

Nearest railway station is Jammu which is 4 km far from here. Jammu is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Jammu. Jammu/srinagar is the state head quarter of the city. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 1403.58 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 29.8°C and minimum temperature goes down to 3°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 5.8 lakh people, among them about 3 lakh (53%) are male and about 2.7 lakh (47%) are female. 84% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 3% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jammu (M Corp. + OG) municipal corporation and out growth is 9%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are about 1.2 lakh households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jammu (M Corp. + OG)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 576,198 486,318 71,314 18,566 54,027
Male 303,689 256,791 37,189 9,709 29,496
Female 272,509 229,527 34,125 8,857 24,531

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 81% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Sikhs which contribute 9% of the total population and Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 8% population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 896 in Sikhs are 899 and in Muslims are 898

Religion wise population 2011 - Jammu (M Corp. + OG)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 576,198 467,795 45,815 7,800 50,870 273 1,910 124 1,611
Male 303,689 246,729 24,143 4,014 26,789 132 988 75 819
Female 272,509 221,066 21,672 3,786 24,081 141 922 49 792

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 55.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 59.4% which is 6.8% higher than male population growth rate of 52.6%. General caste population has increased by 47.3%; Schedule caste population has increased by 90.9%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 688.4% and child population has increased by 40.6% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Jammu (M Corp. + OG)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 55.7% 47.3% 90.9% 688.4% 40.6%
Male 52.6% 44.3% 88.6% 653.8% 37.7%
Female 59.4% 50.7% 93.6% 730.1% 44.3%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 897 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 894, in schedule caste is 918 and in schedule tribe is 912. There are 832 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 37 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 38 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Jammu (M Corp. + OG)

Total General SC ST Child
Change 37 38 24 84 38
2011 897 894 918 912 832
2001 860 856 894 828 794

Literacy

Total about 4.6 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 2.5 lakh are male and about 2.1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jammu (M Corp. + OG) is 89%. 93% of male and 85% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 3%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Jammu (M Corp. + OG)

Total Male Female
Change 2.6% 2.0% 3.5%
2011 89% 92.5% 85.1%
2001 86.4% 90.5% 81.6%

Workers profile

Jammu (M Corp. + OG) has 35% (about 2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 15% female population are working population. 47% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 5% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jammu (M Corp. + OG)

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.6% 30.6% 4% 65.4%
Male 52.1% 47.4% 4.6% 47.9%
Female 15.2% 11.8% 3.4% 84.8%