Chhatha (CT) Census Town, with population of 4758 is Jammu sub district's the 2nd least populous census town located in Jammu sub district of Jammu district in the state Jammu & Kashmir in India. Total geographical area of Chhatha (CT) census town is 6 km2 and it is the 3rd biggest census town by area in the sub district. Population density of the census town is 818 persons per km2. There is only one ward in this census town which is Chhatha Ward No 01 and the population of Chhatha Ward No 01 is 4758.

Nearest railway station is Jammu which is 12 km far from here. Jammu is the sub district head quarter and the distance from the census town is 12 km. District head quarter of the census town is Jammu which is 12 km away. Jammu/srinagar is the state head quarter of the census town and is 12 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 4758 people, among them 2520 (53%) are male and 2238 (47%) are female. 52% of the whole population are from general caste, 48% are from schedule caste and 1% are schedule tribes. Child (aged under 6 years) population of Chhatha (CT) census town is 11%, among them 58% are boys and 42% are girls. There are 923 households in the census town and an average 5 persons live in every family.

Caste wise male female population 2011 - Chhatha (CT)

Total General Schedule Caste Schedule Tribe Child
Total 4,758 2,456 2,274 28 531
Male 2,520 1,302 1,202 16 307
Female 2,238 1,154 1,072 12 224

Religion wise distribution of population

Hindus contribute 73% of the total population and are the largest religious community in the census town followed by Sikhs which contribute 26% of the total population.. Female Sex ratio per 1000 male in Hindus are 895 in Sikhs are 868.

Religion wise population 2011 - Chhatha (CT)

Total Hindu Muslim Christian Sikh Buddhist Jain Others Not Stated
Total 4,758 3,483 56 0 1,218 0 0 0 1
Male 2,520 1,838 29 0 652 0 0 0 1
Female 2,238 1,645 27 0 566 0 0 0 0

Sex Ratio - Females per 1000 Male

As of 2011 census there are 888 females per 1000 male in the census town. Sex ratio in general caste is 886, in schedule caste is 892 and in schedule tribe is 750. There are 730 girls under 6 years of age per 1000 boys of the same age in the census town.


Total 3435 people in the census town are literate, among them 1943 are male and 1492 are female. Literacy rate (children under 6 are excluded) of Chhatha (CT) is 81%. 88% of male and 74% of female population are literate here.

Workers profile

Chhatha (CT) has 30% (1424) population engaged in either main or marginal works. 52% male and 5% female population are working population. 41% of total male population are main (full time) workers and 11% are marginal (part time) workers. For women 2% of total female population are main and 3% are marginal workers.

Percentage of working population - Chhatha (CT)

Worker (Among total population) Main Worker (Among workers) Marginal Worker (Among workers) Non Worker (Among total population)
Total 29.9% 22.7% 7.3% 70.1%
Male 51.9% 40.6% 11.3% 48.1%
Female 5.2% 2.5% 2.7% 94.8%