Nagrota (CT) Census Town, with population of about 14 thousand is Jammu sub district's the 3rd most populous census town located in Jammu sub district of Jammu district in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. Total geographical area of Nagrota (CT) census town is 3 km2 and it is the 5th smallest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 3999 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Nagrota Ward No 01 and the population of Nagrota Ward No 01 is about 14 thousand.

Nearest railway station is Jammu which is 8 km far from here. Jammu is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 8 km. District head quarter of the census town is Jammu which is 8 km away. Jammu/srinagar is the state head quarter of the census town and is 8 km far from here. Yearly average rainfall of the census town is 800.7 mm. Maximum temperature here reaches up to 45°C and minimum temperature goes down to 2°C.


The census town is home to about 14 thousand people, among them 9020 (65%) are male and 4816 (35%) are female. 96% of the whole population are from general caste, 3% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Nagrota (CT) census town is 9%, among them 53% are boys and 47% are girls. There are 2521 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Nagrota (CT)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 13,836 13,300 466 70 1,279
Male 9,020 8,720 263 37 684
Female 4,816 4,580 203 33 595

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 89% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Muslims which contribute 5% of the total population and Sikhs are the third largest religious community here with 4% population all other religious communities contribute 2% of the total population. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 552 in Muslims are 562 and in Sikhs are 275

Religion wise population 2011 - Nagrota (CT)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 13,836 12,356 734 83 607 4 6 2 44
Male 9,020 7,963 470 66 476 4 5 2 34
Female 4,816 4,393 264 17 131 0 1 0 10

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 534 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 525, in schedule caste is 772 and in schedule tribe is 892. There are 870 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town.


Total about 11 thousand people in the census town are literate, among them 7966 are male and 3423 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Nagrota (CT) is 91%. 96% of male and 81% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Nagrota (CT) has 52% (7221) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 72% male and 16% female population are working population. 69% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 3% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 12% of total female population are main and 4% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Nagrota (CT)

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 52.2% 49.1% 3.1% 47.8%
Male 71.7% 69% 2.7% 28.3%
Female 15.6% 11.9% 3.7% 84.4%