Srinagar Municipal Corporation And Out Growth, with population of about 12.1 lakh is Jammu & Kashmir's the most populous municipal corporation and out growth located in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. Total geographical area of Srinagar municipal corporation and out growth is 279 km2 and it is the biggest city by area in the state. Population density of the city is 4330 persons per km2. There are 74 wards in the city, among them Srinagar Ward No 54 is the most populous ward with population of about 31 thousand and Gopal Pora (og) Ward No 73 (rural Mdds Code:002840) is the least populous ward with population of 2960.

Nearest railway station is Srinagar which is 6 km far from here. Srinagar (north) is the sub district head quarter of the city. District head quarter of the city is Srinagar. Jammu/srinagar is the state head quarter of the city. Yearly average rainfall of the city is 649.7 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 33°C and minimum temperature goes down to -6°C.

The city is divided into 4 parts, the parts are - Srinagar (M Corp. + OG) (Part) (Part 1), Srinagar (M Corp. + OG) (Part) (Part 2) and Srinagar (M Corp. + OG) (Part) (Part 3) Municipal Corporation and Out Growths and Srinagar (M Corp.) Municipal Corporation.


The city is home to about 12.1 lakh people, among them about 6.3 lakh (52%) are male and about 5.7 lakh (48%) are female. 100% of the whole population are from general caste, 0% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Srinagar municipal corporation and out growth is 13%, among them 54% are boys and 46% are girls. There are about 1.9 lakh households in the city and an average 6 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Srinagar

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 1,206,419 1,206,419 936 6,190 155,520
Male 631,830 627,416 863 3,551 83,448
Female 574,589 571,877 73 2,639 72,072

Religion wise distribution of population

Muslims contribute 96% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the city followed by Hindus which contribute 3% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Muslims are 946 in Hindus are 188.

Religion wise population 2011 - Srinagar

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 1,206,419 33,191 1,157,750 2,516 11,132 213 68 2 1,547
Male 631,830 27,938 595,016 1,581 6,198 125 34 1 937
Female 574,589 5,253 562,734 935 4,934 88 34 1 610

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 909 females per 1000 male in the city. Sex ratio in general caste is 911, in schedule caste is 85 and in schedule tribe is 743. There are 864 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the city.


Total about 7.3 lakh people in the city are literate, among them about 4.2 lakh are male and about 3.1 lakh are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Srinagar is 69%. 76% of male and 62% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Srinagar has 32% (about 3.9 lakh) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 51% male and 13% female population are working population. 44% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 7% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 7% of total female population are main and 6% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Srinagar

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 32.4% 26.3% 6.1% 67.6%
Male 50.5% 43.9% 6.6% 49.5%
Female 12.5% 7% 5.6% 87.5%