Udhampur Tahsil, with population of about 2.8 lakh is Udhampur district's the most populous sub district, located in Udhampur district of the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. There are 149 villages in the sub district, among them Mand is the most populous village with population of 5368 and Mansooh is the least populous village with population of 10. Ladda is the biggest village in the sub district with an area of 54 km2 and Mansooh is the smallest with 0 km2.

There are 4 cities in the sub district which comes under the sub district administration, those are - Udhampur (M Cl + OG) Municipal Council and Out Growth; Udhampur (M Cl) Municipal Council; Rehambal (CT) and Rathian (CT) Census Towns.

Demographics

The sub district is home to about 2.8 lakh people, among them about 1.5 lakh (55%) are male and about 1.2 lakh (45%) are female. 71% of the whole population are from general caste, 20% are from schedule caste and 8% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Udhampur tahsil is 14%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 51 thousand households in the sub district and an average 5 persons live in every family.

The majority of the population, nearly 65% (about 1.8 lakh) live in Udhampur Sub District rural part and 35% (about 98 thousand) population live in the Udhampur Sub District urban part.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Udhampur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 275,559 196,982 55,903 22,674 37,702
Male 151,318 110,397 29,155 11,766 20,095
Female 124,241 86,585 26,748 10,908 17,607

Most populated Villages and Cities in Udhampur

Villages Cities
Name Population Name Population
Mand 5368 Udhampur (M Cl + OG) 84015
Ladda 5200 Udhampur (M Cl) 35507
Jib 4602 Rehambal (CT) 7351
Meer 4222 Rathian (CT) 6365
Tikri 3986
Malhar 3720
Chulna 3713
Kawa 3695
Bali 3582
Roun 3303

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 88% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the sub district followed by Muslims which contribute 10% of the total population and Sikhs are the third largest religious community here with 1% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 815 in Muslims are 897 and in Sikhs are 729.

Religion wise population 2011 - Udhampur

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 275,559 242,666 27,376 1,709 3,258 96 37 235 182
Male 151,318 133,705 14,428 977 1,884 65 23 119 117
Female 124,241 108,961 12,948 732 1,374 31 14 116 65

Growth of population

Population of the sub district has increased by 9.1% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 2.5 lakh. Female population growth rate of the sub district is 11.6% which is 4.4% higher than male population growth rate of 7.2%. General caste population has increased by 6.2%; Schedule caste population has increased by 16%; Schedule Tribe population has increased by 20.6% and child population has increased by 6.6% in the sub district since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Udhampur

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 9.1% 6.2% 16% 20.6% 6.6%
Male 7.2% 4.2% 15.2% 19.5% 7.9%
Female 11.6% 8.9% 17% 21.8% 5.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 821 females per 1000 male in the sub district. Sex ratio in general caste is 784, in schedule caste is 917 and in schedule tribe is 927. There are 876 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the sub district. Overall sex ratio in the sub district has increased by 32 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 23 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Udhampur

Total General SC ST Child
Change 32 34 14 17 -23
2011 821 784 917 927 876
2001 789 750 903 910 899

Villages and Cities with highest sex ratio in Udhampur

Villages Cities
Name Sex Ratio Name Sex Ratio
Karmchi 1422 Rathian (CT) 938
Chani 1256 Rehambal (CT) 920
Malti 1227 Udhampur (M Cl) 835
Kahjagir 1116 Udhampur (M Cl + OG) 640
Thatha Kot 1090
Forest Block 1067
Ushnehla 1067
Takoli 1042
Majra Resyalan 1037
Lali 1033

Literacy

Total about 1.8 lakh people in the sub district are literate, among them about 1.1 lakh are male and about 68 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Udhampur is 74%. 83% of male and 64% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the sub district has increased by 6%. Male literacy has gone up by 5% and female literacy rate has gone up by 9%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Udhampur

Total Male Female
Change 6.6% 5.0% 9.1%
2011 74.3% 82.7% 63.9%
2001 67.7% 77.7% 54.8%

Villages and Cities with highest literacy rate in Udhampur

Villages Cities
Name Literacy Rate % Name Literacy Rate %
Forest Block 93 Udhampur (M Cl) 90
Chani 90 Udhampur (M Cl + OG) 90
Padanoo 88 Rehambal (CT) 87
Jagahnoo 88 Rathian (CT) 77
Sewail 88
Jib 88
Nallah Kolam 87
Sial Jattan 86
Roun 82
Tope 82

Workers profile

Udhampur has 43% (about 1.2 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 59% male and 25% female population are working population. 48% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 8% of total female population are main and 17% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Udhampur

Worker Main Worker Marginal Worker Non Worker
Total 43.3% 29.7% 13.7% 56.7%
Male 58.6% 47.6% 10.9% 41.4%
Female 24.8% 7.7% 17% 75.2%

Biggest Villages and Cities in Udhampur

Villages Cities
Name Area (Km2) Name Area (Km2)
Ladda 53.7 Udhampur (M Cl + OG) 25.3
Dharladha 34.7 Udhampur (M Cl) 25.3
Galeote 25.6 Rathian (CT) 6.9
Chulna 22.4 Rehambal (CT) 5
Badhota 22.2
Meer 20.5
Mand 18.9
Panjar 17.8
Ladha 16.7
Jadsar Kote 15.5