Jourian (MC) Municipal Committee, with population of 3934 is Akhnoor sub district's the least populous municipal committee located in Akhnoor sub district of Jammu district in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. Total geographical area of Jourian (MC) municipal committee is 4 km2 and it is the biggest city by area in the sub district. Population density of the city is 1124 persons per km2. There are 7 wards in the city, among them Jourian Ward No 06 is the most populous ward with population of 869 and Jourian Ward No 04 is the least populous ward with population of 349.

Nearest railway station is Jammu which is 55 km far from here. Akhnoor is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 19 km. District head quarter of the city is Jammu which is 47 km away. Jammu/srinagar is the state head quarter of the city and is 47 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 800.7 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45°C and minimum temperature goes down to 4°C.

Demographics

The city is home to 3934 people, among them 2001 (51%) are male and 1933 (49%) are female. 69% of the whole population are from general caste, 31% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Jourian (MC) municipal committee is 12%, among them 58% are boys and 42% are girls. There are 892 households in the city and an average 4 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Jourian (MC)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 3,934 2,722 1,212 0 486
Male 2,001 1,409 592 0 283
Female 1,933 1,313 620 0 203

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 97% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 1% 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 965 in Muslims are 1000 and in Christians are 1000.

Religion wise population 2011 - Jourian (MC)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 3,934 3,824 32 30 27 0 0 0 21
Male 2,001 1,946 16 15 13 0 0 0 11
Female 1,933 1,878 16 15 14 0 0 0 10

Growth of population

Population of the city has increased by 8.4% in last 10 years. In 2001 census total population here were 3630. Female population growth rate of the city is 8% which is -0.8% lower than male population growth rate of 8.8%. General caste population has increased by 8.1%; Schedule caste population has increased by 8.9% and child population has increased by 14.6% in the city since last census.

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

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 8.4% 8.1% 8.9% 0% 14.6%
Male 8.8% 9.8% 6.3% 0% 16.5%
Female 8% 6.4% 11.5% 0% 12.2%

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 966 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 932, in schedule caste is 1047. There are 717 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city. Overall sex ratio in the city has decreased by 7 females per 1000 male during the years from 2001 to 2011. Child sex ratio here has decreased by 28 girls per 1000 boys during the same time.

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

Total General SC ST Child
Change -7 -30 49 0 -28
2011 966 932 1047 0 717
2001 973 962 998 0 745

Literacy

Total 2846 people in the city are literate, among them 1536 are male and 1310 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Jourian (MC) is 83%. 89% of male and 76% of female population are literate here. Overall literacy rate in the city has increased by 2%. Male literacy has gone down by -1% and female literacy rate has gone up by 3%.

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

Total Male Female
Change 1.1% -0.7% 3.0%
2011 82.5% 89.4% 75.7%
2001 81.4% 90.1% 72.7%

Workers profile

Jourian (MC) has 27% (1046) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 46% male and 7% female population are working population. 40% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 6% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 4% of total female population are main and 2% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Jourian (MC)

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 26.6% 22.5% 4.1% 73.4%
Male 45.8% 40% 5.8% 54.2%
Female 6.7% 4.3% 2.4% 93.3%