Delhi Municipal Corporation (Defence Colony Part), with population of about 5.9 lakh is a part of the main city Delhi city, located in Defence Colony sub district of South district in the state Nct Of Delhi in India. There are 15 wards in the city, among them Dmc (u) Ward No 206 is the most populous ward with population of about 86 thousand and Dmc (u) Ward No 153 is the least populous ward with population of about 12 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Old Delhi Railway Station which is within the city. Na is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the city is 10 km. District head quarter of the city is Na. Delhi Secretariate is the state head quarter of the city and is 4 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 617 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 40.9°C and minimum temperature goes down to 8.9°C.


The city is home to about 5.9 lakh people, among them about 3.2 lakh (53%) are male and about 2.8 lakh (47%) are female. 90% of the whole population are from general caste, 10% are from schedule caste. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Delhi municipal corporation (Defence Colony part) is 11%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are about 1.3 lakh households in the city and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Delhi

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 592,494 530,796 61,698 0 62,366
Male 315,728 283,334 32,394 0 32,810
Female 276,766 247,462 29,304 0 29,556

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 62% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Muslims which contribute 31% of the total population and Sikhs are the third largest religious community here with 4% population all other religious communities contribute 3% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 885 in Muslims are 832 and in Sikhs are 965

Religion wise population 2011 - Delhi

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 592,494 367,051 185,051 10,954 23,990 1,144 3,405 238 661
Male 315,728 194,748 101,021 5,018 12,211 546 1,702 110 372
Female 276,766 172,303 84,030 5,936 11,779 598 1,703 128 289

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 877 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 873, in schedule caste is 905. There are 901 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city.


Total about 4.7 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 2.6 lakh are male and about 2.1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Delhi is 89%. 92% of male and 85% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Delhi has 36% (about 2.1 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 54% male and 15% female population are working population. 51% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 14% of total female population are main and 1% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Delhi

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 36.2% 33.9% 2.3% 63.8%
Male 54.4% 51.5% 3% 45.6%
Female 15.3% 13.9% 1.5% 84.7%