Nurmahal (M Cl) Municipal Council, with population of about 15 thousand is Phillaur sub district's the least populous municipal council located in Phillaur sub district of Jalandhar district in the state Punjab in India. Total geographical area of Nurmahal (M Cl) municipal council is 6 km2 and it is the smallest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 2367 persons per km2. There are 13 wards in the city, among them Nurmahal Ward No 13 is the most populous ward with population of 1707 and Nurmahal Ward No 10 is the least populous ward with population of 845.

Nearest railway station is Nurmahal which is within the city. Phillaur is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 20 km. District head quarter of the city is Jalandhar which is 33 km away. Chandigarh is the state head quarter of the city and is 129 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 673.4 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45.5°C and minimum temperature goes down to 2.8°C.

Demographics

The city is home to about 15 thousand people, among them 7540 (52%) are male and 7020 (48%) are female. 62% of the whole population are from general caste, 38% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nurmahal (M Cl) municipal council is 11%, among them 52% are boys and 48% are girls. There are 3117 households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nurmahal (M Cl)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 14,560 8,975 5,585 0 1,592
Male 7,540 4,633 2,907 0 829
Female 7,020 4,342 2,678 0 763

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 Muslims are the third largest religious community here with 2% population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 919 in Sikhs are 1025 and in Muslims are 726.

Religion wise population 2011 - Nurmahal (M Cl)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 14,560 12,055 233 45 2,144 67 0 0 16
Male 7,540 6,282 135 22 1,059 35 0 0 7
Female 7,020 5,773 98 23 1,085 32 0 0 9

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 15.3% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were about 13 thousand. Female population growth rate of the city is 17% which is 3.3% higher than male population growth rate of 13.7%. General caste population has increased by 13.5%; Schedule caste population has increased by 18.2% and child population has increased by 8.1% in the city since last census.

Growth of population (percent) 2001 to 2011 - Nurmahal (M Cl)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 15.3% 13.5% 18.2% 0% 8.1%
Male 13.7% 12.7% 15.2% 0% 1.3%
Female 17% 14.3% 21.7% 0% 16.5%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 931 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 937, in schedule caste is 921. There are 920 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 27 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has increased by 119 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

Change in sex ratio 2001 to 2011 - Nurmahal (M Cl)

Total General SC ST Child
Change 27 13 49 0 119
2011 931 937 921 0 920
2001 904 924 872 0 801

Literacy

Total about 11 thousand people in the city are literate, among them 5645 are male and 4897 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nurmahal (M Cl) is 81%. 84% of male and 78% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has decreased by -1%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone down by 0%.

Change in literacy rate 2001 to 2011 - Nurmahal (M Cl)

Total Male Female
Change -0.3% -1.1% 0.7%
2011 81.3% 84.1% 78.3%
2001 81.6% 85.2% 77.6%

Workers profile

Nurmahal (M Cl) has 38% (5475) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 58% male and 16% female population are working population. 56% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 2% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nurmahal (M Cl)

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 37.6% 35.9% 1.7% 62.4%
Male 58.1% 56.3% 1.8% 41.9%
Female 15.5% 14% 1.5% 84.5%