Jammu (M Corp.) Municipal Corporation, with population of about 5 lakh is Jammu sub district's only municipal corporation located in Jammu sub district of Jammu district in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. Total geographical area of Jammu (M Corp.) municipal corporation is 159 km2. Population density of the city is 3151 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 lakh people, among them about 2.6 lakh (52%) are male and about 2.4 lakh (48%) are female. 87% of the whole population are from general caste, 12% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jammu (M Corp.) municipal corporation is 9%, among them 55% are boys and 45% 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 - Jammu (M Corp.)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 502,197 437,122 58,733 6,342 45,642
Male 263,141 229,243 30,582 3,316 24,931
Female 239,056 207,879 28,151 3,026 20,711

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 35.7% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 3.7 lakh. Female population growth rate of the city is 39.8% which is 7.5% higher than male population growth rate of 32.3%. General caste population has increased by 32.4%; Schedule caste population has increased by 57.3%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 169.3% and child population has increased by 18.8% in the city since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 35.7% 32.4% 57.3% 169.3% 18.8%
Male 32.3% 28.8% 55.1% 157.5% 16.4%
Female 39.8% 36.5% 59.7% 183.6% 21.8%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 908 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 907, in schedule caste is 921 and in schedule tribe is 913. There are 831 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 48 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 37 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

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

Total General SC ST Child
Change 48 51 27 85 37
2011 908 907 921 913 831
2001 860 856 894 828 794

Literacy

Total about 4.1 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 2.2 lakh are male and about 1.9 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jammu (M Corp.) is 90%. 93% of male and 87% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 4%. Male literacy has gone up by 2% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

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

Total Male Female
Change 3.7% 2.9% 5.0%
2011 90.1% 93.4% 86.6%
2001 86.4% 90.5% 81.6%

Workers profile

Jammu (M Corp.) has 35% (about 1.8 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 16% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 4% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 13% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jammu (M Corp.)

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 34.9% 31% 3.9% 65.1%
Male 52% 47.7% 4.3% 48%
Female 16.1% 12.5% 3.5% 83.9%