Ramgarh (MC) Municipal Committee, with population of 5612 is Samba sub district's the least populous municipal committee located in Samba sub district of Samba district in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. Total geographical area of Ramgarh (MC) municipal committee is 5 km2 and it is the 3rd smallest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 1242 persons per km2. There are 13 wards in the city, among them Ramgarh Ward No 07 is the most populous ward with population of 628 and Ramgarh Ward No 12 is the least populous ward with population of 218.

Nearest railway station is Vijaypur which is 9 km far from here. Samba is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 17 km. District head quarter of the city is Samba which is 17 km away. Jammu/srinagar is the state head quarter of the city and is 36 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 800.7 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 42.4°C and minimum temperature goes down to 4°C.

Demographics

The city is home to 5612 people, among them 2840 (51%) are male and 2772 (49%) are female. 53% of the whole population are from general caste, 47% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Ramgarh (MC) municipal committee is 11%, among them 55% are boys and 45% are girls. There are 1214 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Ramgarh (MC)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 5,612 2,947 2,636 29 615
Male 2,840 1,485 1,338 17 339
Female 2,772 1,462 1,298 12 276

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 83% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Sikhs which contribute 15% of the total population and Christians are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 961 in Sikhs are 1047 and in Christians are 1095.

Religion wise population 2011 - Ramgarh (MC)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 5,612 4,677 23 44 835 0 0 0 33
Male 2,840 2,385 13 21 408 0 0 0 13
Female 2,772 2,292 10 23 427 0 0 0 20

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 11.8% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 5020. Female population growth rate of the city is 26% which is 25.3% higher than male population growth rate of 0.7%. General caste population has increased by 1.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 25.2%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 1350% and child population has decreased by -6% in the city since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 11.8% 1.2% 25.2% 1350% -6%
Male 0.7% -14.6% 24% 750% -2.3%
Female 26% 24.5% 26.5% 0% -10.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 976 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 985, in schedule caste is 970 and in schedule tribe is 706. There are 814 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 196 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 71 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

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

Total General SC ST Child
Change 196 310 19 706 -71
2011 976 985 970 706 814
2001 780 675 951 0 885

Literacy

Total 4160 people in the city are literate, among them 2277 are male and 1883 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Ramgarh (MC) is 83%. 91% of male and 75% 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 8%.

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

Total Male Female
Change 3.6% 2.1% 7.9%
2011 83.2% 91% 75.4%
2001 79.6% 88.9% 67.5%

Workers profile

Ramgarh (MC) has 26% (1449) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 5% female population are working population. 43% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 0% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Ramgarh (MC)

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 25.8% 24% 1.8% 74.2%
Male 46.4% 43.1% 3.3% 53.6%
Female 4.7% 4.5% 0.3% 95.3%