Gorah Salathian (CT) Census Town, with population of 4629 is Samba sub district's the least populous census town located in Samba sub district of Samba district in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. Total geographical area of Gorah Salathian (CT) census town is 5 km2 and it is the smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 862 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Gorah Salathian Ward No 01 and the population of Gorah Salathian Ward No 01 is 4629.

Nearest railway station is Vijaypur which is 4 km far from here. Samba is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 15 km. District head quarter of the census town is Samba which is 15 km away. Jammu/srinagar is the state head quarter of the census town and is 33 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 800.7 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45°C and minimum temperature goes down to 5°C.

Demographics

The census town is home to 4629 people, among them 2356 (51%) are male and 2273 (49%) are female. 97% of the whole population are from general caste, 1% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Gorah Salathian (CT) census town is 11%, among them 58% are boys and 42% are girls. There are 948 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Gorah Salathian (CT)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,629 4,513 52 64 515
Male 2,356 2,300 26 30 300
Female 2,273 2,213 26 34 215

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 98% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 2% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 961 in Muslims are 1121.

Religion wise population 2011 - Gorah Salathian (CT)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 4,629 4,556 70 1 1 0 0 0 1
Male 2,356 2,323 33 0 0 0 0 0 0
Female 2,273 2,233 37 1 1 0 0 0 1

Growth of population

Population of the census town has increased by 12.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 4122. Female population growth rate of the census town is 14.1% which is 3.5% higher than male population growth rate of 10.6%. General caste population has increased by 10.9%; Schedule caste population has increased by 2% and child population has increased by 18.7% in the census town since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Gorah Salathian (CT)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 12.3% 10.9% 2% 0% 18.7%
Male 10.6% 9.4% -7.1% 0% 19%
Female 14.1% 12.4% 13% 0% 18.1%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 965 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 962, in schedule caste is 1000 and in schedule tribe is 1133. There are 717 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town. Overall sex ratio in the census town has increased by 30 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 5 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Gorah Salathian (CT)

Total General SC ST Child
Change 30 25 179 1133 -5
2011 965 962 1000 1133 717
2001 935 937 821 0 722

Literacy

Total 3846 people in the census town are literate, among them 1992 are male and 1854 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Gorah Salathian (CT) is 93%. 97% of male and 90% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the census town has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by 0% and female literacy rate has gone up by 5%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Gorah Salathian (CT)

Total Male Female
Change 2.6% -0.1% 5.6%
2011 93.5% 96.9% 90.1%
2001 90.9% 97% 84.5%

Workers profile

Gorah Salathian (CT) has 22% (1007) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 37% male and 6% female population are working population. 36% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Gorah Salathian (CT)

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 21.8% 20.7% 1.1% 78.2%
Male 37.3% 35.7% 1.6% 62.7%
Female 5.7% 5.1% 0.6% 94.3%