Anantnag (M Cl) Municipal Council, with population of about 1.1 lakh is Anantnag sub district's only municipal council located in Anantnag sub district of Anantnag district in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. Total geographical area of Anantnag (M Cl) municipal council is 38 km2. Population density of the city is 2902 persons per km2. There are 40 wards in the city, among them Anantnag Ward No 13 is the most populous ward with population of about 10 thousand and Fateh Garh (og) Ward No 36 (rural Mdds Code:003735) is the least populous ward with population of 59.

Nearest railway station is Wanpoh Anantnag which is 8 km far from here. Anantnag is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 8 km. District head quarter of the city is Anantnag which is 8 km away. Jammu/srinagar is the state head quarter of the city and is 54 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 105 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 33°C and minimum temperature goes down to -6°C.


The city is home to about 1.1 lakh people, among them about 57 thousand (52%) are male and about 53 thousand (48%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste and 0% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Anantnag (M Cl) municipal council is 17%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 12 thousand households in the city and an average 9 persons live in every family.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 109,433 109,175 63 195 18,264
Male 56,803 56,620 63 120 9,734
Female 52,630 52,555 0 75 8,530

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 927 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 928, and in schedule tribe is 625. There are 876 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city.


Total about 69 thousand people in the city are literate, among them about 39 thousand are male and about 31 thousand are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Anantnag (M Cl) is 76%. 82% of male and 69% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Anantnag (M Cl) has 27% (about 29 thousand) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 41% male and 11% female population are working population. 35% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 5% of total female population are main and 5% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Anantnag (M Cl)

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 26.7% 21% 5.7% 73.3%
Male 41.5% 35.4% 6% 58.5%
Female 10.8% 5.5% 5.3% 89.2%